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Spirax Sarco Awarded for Top Safety Records

Spirax Sarco Awarded for Top Safety RecordsSpirax Sarco was recently presented with a Commendation of Excellence award for exemplary top safety records at its two sites, Carolina Pines and Northpoint, located in Blythewood, SC.

These awards from the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce, which represents more than 18,000 businesses and more than one million employees, were given to companies and organizations who achieve a commendable lost workday case rate during the 2016 calendar year. This includes any occupational injury or illness that results in an employee being unable to work a full assigned work shift. 

Brenda Combs of MRC Global Recognized

Brenda Combs, senior director of implementation services at MRC Global, was recently honored by Supply House Times as one of 20 women to watch in the PHCP-PVF supply chain industry.

Supply House Times “asked our industry partners to tell us about these difference-makers. The results are our third annual look at some of the many women enjoying productive industry careers and their thoughts on their current positions, how they broke into the business and their advice for young women considering a career in the industry.” 

VanAire Names Steven Soderman CEO, Quality Manager

Steven Soderman has joined the leadership team of VanAire, Incorporated as CEO and quality manager. Bill VanDeVusse will continue in his role as president having previously filled the positions of both president and CEO.

Soderman has held key quality positions throughout his career most recently filling the role of corporate director of quality for another manufacturing concern. A 1998 engineering graduate of Michigan Technological University, Soderman also holds designations in ISO 9001, ISO/TS 16949, and is a Six-Sigma Black Belt. 

Chromatic Industries Adds Two Former Cameron Executives

Mark Gamber has joined Chromatic Industries as CEO effective April 10, 2017. Wayne Hall will continue in his role as president. Gamber most recently served as vice president of operations at Cameron in its Distributed Valves Group.

Additionally, Mark Cordell has joined Chromatic as a senior advisor. Before his retirement in 2016, Cordell served as president of distributed and process valve divisions at Cameron and was responsible for all valve and manufacturing operations in Canada. Mark Cordell is also a past chairman of the Valve Manufacturers Association of America (VMA). 

Saint-Gobain Seals Launches Redesigned Website

Saint-Gobain Seals has launched a new, redesigned version of its website, www.seals.saint-gobain.com. Focusing on providing quick, user-friendly access on all devices (desktop and mobile), the new website features a more modern, visual design as well as enhanced navigation that are engaging to visitors searching for sealing and material solutions, markets served and business information and locations.

Saint-Gobain Seals plans to add more features this year such as additional language options (German, Spanish and Chinese), a product selector so customers can match their need with the right sealing or material solution and videos and photos on the Newsroom page. 

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