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Eastern Controls Expands Territory and Partnership

Endress+Hauser announces its representative partner, Eastern Controls, is its exclusive authorized sales and service provider for the municipal market in Northern New Jersey and the New York City metropolitan area, effective April 1, 2021.

“Eastern Controls is very excited to expand our water and wastewater industry presence with Endress+Hauser,” said Cliff Mclaughlin, President of Eastern Controls. “Since 1969, our team of dedicated professionals has supported the critical infrastructure of the United States of America with world class products, solutions, training and services. We look forward to bringing our passion, along with the expertise of our manufacturing partners, to our new customers in this important industry.” 

Bradken Appoints Sean Winstone Chief Executive Officer

Sean Winstone BradkenSean Winstone has been confirmed as Bradken’s new CEO, effective March 1, 2021. Winstone joined Bradken in March 2019 as executive general manager manufacturing and has led the team through product and performance improvements, innovation and a clear customer focus.

Bradken Chairman Sonosuke Ishii announced the appointment confirming that the company’s focus on the mining sector remains steady and will thrive under Winstone’s leadership.

“Sean brings a depth of experience in manufacturing, leadership and a drive to constantly be better. I am confident, that as Bradken enters its 100th year, Sean is well positioned to lead the business into its next chapter of delivering innovative, reliable solutions for our customers,” Ishii san said. “I would like to both congratulate Sean on this appointment and sincerely thank interim Acting CEO Tetsuya Kitagawa who will resume his focus on his role as Chief Operating Officer.” 

EnPro Industries Unveils New Global Brand and Logo

Enpro logoEnPro Industries, Inc., in recognition of the transformation of its business portfolio, is launching a global rebrand to “Enpro” and adopting a new corporate logo. A new website is also coming soon.

“The acquisitions of LeanTeq and The Aseptic Group in 2019 and the acquisition of Alluxa in 2020 were consistent with our strategy to focus our portfolio on materials-science-based businesses with leading technologies, compelling margins, strong cash flow, and high aftermarket exposure that serve markets with favorable secular tailwinds,” said Marvin Riley, President and CEO. 

Emerson Collaborating with IMA Active

Emerson and IMA Active will collaborate on developing new strategies and software to control continuous manufacturing of oral solid dose pharmaceuticals. The two companies will focus on making it easier for pharmaceutical manufacturers to adopt continuous manufacturing and accelerate patient access by improving the quality, quantity and efficiency of production.

Continuous pharmaceutical processes require precise process control, reliable monitoring of critical parameters to assure quality attributes, process analytical technology (PAT) measurements, accurate processing of analytical data, and advanced control techniques. 

SAMSON Controls Inc., Canada Joins VMA

Samson Canada employeesVMA's newest full member is SAMSON Controls, Inc., Canada, serving the Canadian market from its Markham, Ontario head office since 1983. There, the company offers pre-sales, sales and after-sales support, project engineering, turnkey packaged solutions and other support functions. Parent company SAMSON AG, established in 1907, is a market leader in control valves for industrial process solutions, offering an extensive range of valves, actuators and accessories.

In reference to joining VMA, Samson Controls’ President & CEO Joseph Ferraro, P.Eng, MBA, said collaborating with other world-class valve manufacturers as well as valve sales representatives/distributors is of great interest to SAMSON Controls Inc. in Canada. “In addition to allowing us to better support our customers, this collaboration will allow us to network with like-minded professionals and support a market with enormous potential for future innovation. The company is very committed to becoming an active and contributing partner to the VMA and their members.” 

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