Gelest, Inc., of Morrisville, PA, a leading innovator in materials science, has announced that its founder, president and chief technology officer Dr. Barry Arkles is the recipient of the American Chemical Society 2020 Frederic Stanley Kipping Award in Silicon Chemistry.
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Bosch Rexroth Canada of Welland, ON, has announced that TRC Hydraulics Inc., its distributor in Atlantic Canada, will assume a greater strategic role to support the business from four locations in Atlantic Canada: TRC Hydraulics Inc., and TRC Manufacturing in Dieppe, NB; TRC Hydraulics Inc. in Dartmouth, NS; and, TRC Hydraulics Inc. in Paradise, NF.
Industrial automation and industrial internet of things (IIoT) manufacturer Opto 22 has named Josh Eastburn as director of Technical Marketing. In this position, Eastburn will lead the creation of useful and engaging customer content, discover and highlight Opto 22 customer applications, and work closely with industrial automation media outlets.
The Board of ABB has unanimously appointed Björn Rosengren, as chief executive officer. He will join ABB on February 1, 2020 and succeed CEO, Peter Voser, in this role on March 1, 2020.
Martin Craighead, former chairman, president, and CEO of Baker Hughes, has been elected to Emerson’s board of directors, chairman and CEO David Farr announced.
Hammond Power Solutions (HPS) of Guelph, ON, has appointed Markus Rocca as director of business development, EMEA, effective June 3rd 2019. Rocca has worked for HPS in Europe, where he was director of sales since November 2017.
Wajax has announced the resignation of Darren Yaworsky, senior vice president, finance and chief financial officer, for personal reasons. His positions will now be filled by Stuart Auld.
Motion Industries, Inc., a distributor of maintenance, repair, and operation replacement parts based in Birmingham, AL, has announced that its parent company, Genuine Parts Company (GPC), presented the 2018 GPC Manager of the Year honour jointly to two recipients. It is the single highest individual recognition in all of Genuine Parts Company.
Montreal-based Ficodis Group is acquiring Reliable Bearing, a company specializing in power transmission products based in Mississauga, ON. This makes 14 acquisitions for Ficodis Group, allowing the company to complete its network of power transmission distributors and add new brands to its product portfolio.