Industry Roundup: Patents, Awards and Acquisitions


Bentley Systems Inc. , Kent, England, was awarded Company of the Year by Construction Computing magazine.

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency awarded TOTO USA , Morrow, Ga., its inaugural national Water Efficiency Leader award. TOTO earned top national honors in the Corporate/Industry category.

Terry O’Halloran , president of the Air Systems Components Div. of Tomkins plc , Richardson, Texas, has assumed the role of managing the Lasco Bathware and Philips Products business units of the company.

Margie Basney , Scott Marion , David Huml and Joe Stark received promotion at Hoffman , Anoka, Minn. Basney has been promoted to vice president of U.S. Electrical sales. She previously served as director of sales for Hoffman Industrial/Electric. Basney joined the company in 1990. Marion succeeds Basney as director of sales for the U.S. Electrical division. Marion joined the company in 2005 after 14 years with General Electric. Huml assumes the position of manager of electrical marketing. He joined Hoffman in 2006. Stark has been named national manager of DataCom sales and marketing.

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