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Highland Foundry Receives OSSE Certification

Highland Foundry Ltd has been granted the Occupational Safety Standards of Excellence (OSSE) certification by the Manufacturing Safety Alliance of British Columbia.

Highland joins an elite group of manufacturers with this OSSE certification. The Certificate Seal signifies to employees, visitors and business partners alike that the company is committed to the health and safety of its workers and the elimination of serious injuries in the manufacturing workplace.

Victaulic Wins Gold Dealer Design Award

The QuickVic SD Installation-Ready System from Victaulic was recognized for outstanding product design in the 16th annual Dealer Design Awards, sponsored by The Air Conditioning Heating & Refrigeration (ACHR) News magazine. The contest is judged by a panel of contractors who evaluate HVACR products based on qualities that ease installation, maintenance and service in the industry. Victaulic received a Gold Award in the HVAC Commercial Equipment category.

Emerson Automates First Caspian Subsea Project

Emerson has completed its $48 million contract for automation systems and cloud engineering software-as-a-service for the Shah Deniz 2 project in Azerbaijan and is fulfilling an ongoing five-year services contract. The $28 billion project includes the first subsea development in the Caspian Sea. At plateau, the BP-operated Shah Deniz 2 is expected to produce 16 billion cubic meters of gas per year incrementally to Shah Deniz 1 production.

Conval’s Michael Hendrick Retiring in October

Mike Hendrick portrait shotConval President Don Curtin recently announced that Michael Hendrick, Vice President of Global Marketing and Sales, will retire effective October 1, 2019. Prior to joining Conval, Hendrick served in sales management positions at Contromatics, another U.S. manufacturer of high-performance valves.

“Hiring Mike in 1990 was a big step forward,” says Curtin; "He expanded the company’s extensive global network of authorized sales and service representatives, managed the inside sales and customer support team, launched several new products, entered new markets, and cultivated strong long-term relationships with countless end customers through on-site visits, trade shows, seminars and conferences."

“I have been blessed to know so many outstanding people and to travel to so many fascinating places,” says Hendrick; “I thank everyone who has played a role in my career success.”  

CPV Manufacturing Partnering with Global-Systems

Admiral Valve, LLC d/b/a CPV Manufacturing announces a distribution agreement with Global-Systems of Bradenton, FL. The company, headed by Alex Weinstein, will handle CPV products across Latin America, including Central America, South America, Mexico and the Caribbean. Markets served will be the industrial gas, oil & gas and petrochemical.

David London, CPV President, commented, “Alex has a long history of working in the industrial gas and compressed gas markets in Latin America. We are confident that his leadership will allow CPV products to become more widely specified and used across a broad range of industries.”

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