ITW Performance Polymers, an Illinois Tool Works company, has acquired M&C Specialties Co., a Pennsylvania-based contract manufacturer of custom-fabricated die-cut adhesive components, tapes, and labels. M&C also sells adhesive subassemblies, foils, and double- and single-coated foams.
Urebrade polyurethane hose, manufactured by NewAge Industries in Southampton, PA, is now made from non-toxic ingredients that conform to FDA's standard 177.2600 (rubber articles intended for repeated use).
Designed for precision flow switching and measurement in rugged industrial applications, the FLT93 switch, ST98 flowmeter, and GF90 and GF92 flowmeters from Fluid Components International in San Marcos, CA, have received IEC/IECEx approvals for safe use.
With microprocessor-based intelligence and a true-fail-to-safe design, the IR2100 infrared point gas detector from General Monitors, Lake Forest, CA, is now rated SIL 2 suitable. It continuously monitors hydrocarbon gases and vapors within the lower explosive limit.
Thomas Zant has been appointed president of Midland Manufacturing in Skokie, IL. He brings a broad experience in engineering, lean manufacturing, and international operations to Midland after spending the past four years with Siemens Water Technologies/U.S. Filter Corp.
Airlanco, Falls City, NE, has promoted veteran engineer Doug Watkins to the position of operations manager. Watkins previously worked in machining, equipment design, and plant management prior to joining the company's engineering staff as a project manager six years ago.
The professionals at K & F Electric are electrical contractors specializing in the water and waste industry, where applications are known for extremely corrosive environments in which unprotected electrical products can deteriorate quickly, cause safety concerns, and increase costs.
Ingersoll Rand Air Solutions, Davidson, NC, has announced that it is the first manufacturer in the world to be certified Class 0 for centrifugal air compressors.
The acquisition of the assets of Escor, a Milwaukee-based engineering and design firm that provides control systems for use in wastewater treatment systems, was announced by Dresser Roots, Houston, TX.
Sartorius Corp., Edgewood, NY, has been awarded ISO/IEC 17025 accreditation for field calibration.
Arizona Chemical has selected Liaison Technologies, a real-time multi-enterprise integration infrastructure provider, for its integration managed services capabilities in order to implement trading partner connectivity and mapping for one of the world's largest producers of naturally derived specialty resins and pine-based chemicals.
Charles Larson has been promoted to director of technology, a newly created role intended to strengthen the link between strategic product direction and product design strategies, at Moore Industries-International Inc., North Hills, CA.
Innovative Processing Solutions, Aurora, IN, has appointed Dan Powell as system engineer.
Farr Air Pollution Control, Jonesboro, AR, is offering its popular Gold Series dust collector with a new high-performance explosion vent for applications involving the capture of explosive dusts.