Mauricio Lavandero has joined Briggs Industries as vice president-marketing.

Harvel Plastics has named Bill Sallee national sales manager for fire protection products.

Holyoke Fittings has hired Michael Burr as national sales manager.

Eljer has promoted Chris Miller to director of marketing and product manager, kitchen sinks.

Midland Metal Mfg. Co. named Mike Peirron as national sales manager.

Stan Tracz has joined Scientific Plastics as a regional sales manager.

Paul Sellers has been hired as an account manager for Rinnai America.

Harrington Brass Works hired Tim Herley as general manager/vice president.

Stockham Valves added two regional sales managers: Joel Friedman for the Midwest and Steve Cheroke for the Southwest region.

Basco appointed John Burgoon as director of quality assurance.

Perfection Corp. promoted Scott Kranstuber to director of sales and marketing of gas products.

Mark Kendall has joined Burnham as manager of engineering and research and will oversee Burnham's new and existing product design strategy. Also, Burnham promoted Jason Richards to trade marketing manager. He formerly was the Eastern Pennsylvania sales representative.

LONMARK International announced that Charles W. Holland, P.E., is joining the Board of Directors. Holland is the technical manager of the U. S. Army Corps of Engineers' Utility Monitoring and Control Systems Mandatory Center of Expertise (UMCS-MCX) located in Huntsville, AL. Holland is filling a vacancy created by Earl Gray, who relinquished his elected board position as a representative for the Americas region when he assumed the board seat of Dave Molin, who joined Honeywell.