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 companys engineering staff as a project manager six years ago. In his new role, he will formulate policies and manage daily operations, establish and implement departmental objectives, and direct financial and budget activities to best maximize investments. Airlanco is a designer and manufacturer of air management equipment. It makes pulse jet filters, pleated cartridge filters, bin vents, bag dump stations, cyclones, airlocks, blower packages, and aeration equipment.