Mississauga, ON-based Rittal Systems Ltd. has announced the winners of the Electro-Federation Canada (EFC) ‘Women in Tech’ Scholarship program cheques of $1,750 each to pursue their careers in the Electrical & Manufacturing Industry.
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The Association of Consulting Engineering Companies — Canada (ACEC) based in Ottawa is has announced that Anthony Karakatsanis, P.Eng., president and CEO of the Morrison Hershfield Group has been named to the position of Chair of the ACEC Board of Directors for the 2020-2021 term. The announcement was made at the ACEC annual general meeting of members held virtually on October 27, 2020.
Mississauga, ON-based systems integrator Summa Engineering Limited has announced that it is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Company leaders Frank Cosentino and Fernando Chua met in the late 1970s on a water treatment job site, working as a systems integrator and consultant respectively.
Long time forensic engineering leader, Chris Giffin, B.A.Sc., P.Eng., is heading up the Canadian expansion of multi-disciplinary, large loss engineering firm Haag Global Inc. and the establishment of the Haag Canada headquarters in Toronto, ON.
Sean Kozicki, Western Canadian sales manager at Calgary-based Westech Industrial Ltd. has been introduced as the newest director of the Canadian Process Control Association (CPCA). He has been in the instrumentation and automation industry for over 25 years, starting his career as a technologist in an instrument and valve shop.
Karlsruhe, Germany-based Romaco has appointed Andreas Detmers its first sustainability officer and defined goals for the company’s climate-friendly development. Not only is the pharmaceutical solids packaging line manufacturer seeking to enable more sustainable production by its customers, the company says, Romaco is also keen to improve its own carbon footprint.
Champion Iron Ltd. of Montreal has appointed Alexandre Belleau as chief operating officer. Belleau was instrumental in the successful recommissioning and operation of the Bloom Lake mine since joining Champion in 2016 and he most recently held the title of General Manager of Projects and Innovation, leading the Company’s efforts in connection with the mine’s proposed Phase II expansion project.
Mitsubishi Electric Automation (MEAU) has appointed new executive personnel in a series of hires and promotions to serve the Americas.
LAPP North America has announced the appointment of Jay Lahman as the organization´s new chief executive officer. Lahman will be responsible for the North American region and will report directly to Georg Stawowy, LAPP´s Chairman of the Board of Directors, Lapp Holding, N.A. Inc.
Teadit North America of Pasadena, TX, has promoted Robbie Riggs to the position of vice president of sales and marketing. Working closely with the regional sales managers and technical support team, Riggs will have responsibility for all market strategies and sales performance.