People News

  • Caleffi North America recently hired John Witczak to its customer service team. He will work closely with Caleffi customers and the sales team to provide accurate order processing and friendly support, the company notes.
  • Uponor’s New Venture Development function will be led by company Vice President Doug Fulton and will seek growth opportunities through corporate acquisitions and joint ventures, as well as internal product development. Fulton reports directly to Uponor North America President Bill Gray.
  • Armstrong Fluid Technology named building technology industries veteran Mike Fischer commercial director and country leader, USA. Fischer is responsible for all sales and sales support functions in the United States.
  • PTI, a manufacturer of HVAC and plumbing pipe insulation, named Darren Green operations manager of its facility in Hickory, North Carolina. Green oversees all day-to-day operations, including manufacturing, product development, quality, logistics and customer service.
  • Valley Forge & Bolt, a manufacturer of hot-forged industrial fasteners, welcomes  Rick Bailey to the company as chief metallurgist. During his career, Bailey has specialized in steel, the core component of Valley Forge products.


Company News

  • Navien’s  website at now has the ability to be viewed in Spanish. The company notes it went through a grand project of translating the entire website along with brochures, manuals, guides and more. Visit
  • CM Services, a 43-year-old second-generation association management company headquartered in Glen Ellyn, Illinois, announced it is beginning a partnership with the Water and Sewer Distributors Association (WASDA). CM will provide full association management services to WASDA with the goal of helping WASDA identify and achieve its mission. Longtime CM Services employee partner Stacey Woldt, who also leads the firm’s efforts with AIM/R, will serve as WASDA’s executive director.
  • EVAPCO named San Francisco-based CHC Hydro as its new sales representative firm to serve the greater San Francisco area. CHC Hydro is skippered by Bob Polizzi and Mike Patterson.