Industry Roundup: AERCO and Alpha honored; Automated Logic and Extreme CCTV make acquisitions


• AERCO International, Northvale, N.J., has been awarded the U.S. Commerce Dept.’s Export Achievement Certificate. The award is presented to businesses that have benefited from the department’s commercial service export assistance to make their first export sale or open new foreign markets.

• Alpha Technologies, Bellingham, Wash., reports that its chairman and founder’s namesake building, The Fred Kaiser Building, was recognized in a recent survey entitled “The Greater Vancouver GreenGuide.”

• Automated Logic Corp., Kennesaw, Ga., a unit of United Technologies Corp. and subsidiary of Carrier, has acquired the business of Control Solutions, Inc., Chicago (CSIC), an ALC dealer serving the greater Chicago marketplace.

• Bosch Security Systems, Fairport, N.Y., announced that its senior fire product manager, Jack McNamara, recently received two industry appointments: He has been named chairman of the National Electrical Manufacturing Assn. (NEMA) Signaling, Protection and Communication Product Group; he has also joined the board of directors of the Automatic Fire Alarm Assn. (AFAA).

• Extreme CCTV, Vancouver, B.C., manufacturer of active-infrared surveillance equipment, is acquiring Forward Vision CCTV Ltd., a U.K. designer, developer and manufacturer of intelligent mechanical PTZ (pan/tilt/zoom) cameras.

• Ferraz Shawmut, Newburyport, Mass., announced that Stephen Colvin has been appointed vice president of marketing. Colvin previously spent 14 years at ABB, most recently as director of product management.

• Heat Transfer Products, East Freetown, Mass., announced the appointment of David R. Martin as the company’s president.

• Siemens Building Technologies, Buffalo Grove, Ill., has joined the Controls Group North America consortium of HVAC/R wholesale controls distributors to provide high quality HVAC control components and strengthen the independent wholesaler.

ABB Automation Products, Low-Voltage Drives, New Berlin, Wis., has named Michael Mikolajczak as product line manager.

• State Industries, Ashland City, Tenn., announced that its cofounder, water heater industry pioneer John R. Lindahl, Sr., passed away Wednesday, July 5, 2006.

Consulting-Specifying Engineer's Product of the Year (POY) contest is the premier award for new products in the HVAC, fire, electrical, and...
Consulting-Specifying Engineer magazine is dedicated to encouraging and recognizing the most talented young individuals...
The MEP Giants program lists the top mechanical, electrical, plumbing, and fire protection engineering firms in the United States.
Exploring fire pumps and systems; Lighting energy codes; Salary survey; Changes to NFPA 20
How to use IPD; 2017 Commissioning Giants; CFDs and harmonic mitigation; Eight steps to determine plumbing system requirements
2017 MEP Giants; Mergers and acquisitions report; ASHRAE 62.1; LEED v4 updates and tips; Understanding overcurrent protection
Power system design for high-performance buildings; mitigating arc flash hazards
Transformers; Electrical system design; Selecting and sizing transformers; Grounded and ungrounded system design, Paralleling generator systems
Commissioning electrical systems; Designing emergency and standby generator systems; VFDs in high-performance buildings
As brand protection manager for Eaton’s Electrical Sector, Tom Grace oversees counterfeit awareness...
Amara Rozgus is chief editor and content manager of Consulting-Specifier Engineer magazine.
IEEE power industry experts bring their combined experience in the electrical power industry...
Michael Heinsdorf, P.E., LEED AP, CDT is an Engineering Specification Writer at ARCOM MasterSpec.
Automation Engineer; Wood Group
System Integrator; Cross Integrated Systems Group
Fire & Life Safety Engineer; Technip USA Inc.
This course focuses on climate analysis, appropriateness of cooling system selection, and combining cooling systems.
This course will help identify and reveal electrical hazards and identify the solutions to implementing and maintaining a safe work environment.
This course explains how maintaining power and communication systems through emergency power-generation systems is critical.
click me