Business Updates for May 2009: Akkerman; Caterpillar; Lockwood, Andrews & Newnam; McElroy

May 2009 Vol. 64 No. 5
Robert Card of LAN.

The Krylon Industrial brand inverted marking paints meet American Public Works Association (APWA) recommended marking guidelines. The brand includes water-based and fluorescent paints for marking gas, petro, oil, roads, water, electrical, sewers/drains, phone and conduit lines, proposed excavation, and temporary survey marking. Krylon’s marking paints have unique features such as UV resistance and bold, single-pass marking to ensure maximum coverage. 800.777.2966, go.kpgind.info/pr

CertainTeed

CertainTeed Corporation and its parent company, Saint-Gobain, are honored to be selected as a 2009 ENERGY STAR Partner of the Year for Energy Management by the United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). This award recognizes Saint-Gobain and all of its North American businesses, including CertainTeed, for their accomplishments and leadership in reducing greenhouse gas emissions through energy efficiency. CertainTeed, a leading North American manufacturer of building products, is the first-ever manufacturer of fiberglass insulation to win the award.

“This award is proof that CertainTeed is proactive in its approach to sustainability through our commitment to energy efficiency and our partnership with ENERGY STAR,” says Peter Dachowski, president/CEO for CertainTeed Corporation. 800.233.8990, www.certainteed.com.

Liebherr Construction Equipment

Liebherr Construction Equipment welcomes two new employees to the sales team. Todd Dohnal will assume the responsibility of product manager, Industrial Handlers. Dohnal will focus primarily on port and material handling opportunities for Liebherr’s line of both wheeled and crawler excavators.

Dohnal brings extensive experience in creating growth opportunities within the construction industry, having spent time at both the dealership and OEM level. He recently held the position of International Sales Manager for Gehl Company.

Simone Wojan-Coleman will assume the responsibility of sales control manager. As a recent IS Professional, Wojan-Coleman brings the necessary software, data collection and analysis skills required to this position. She will be responsible for the day-to-day ordering, positioning and tracking of all machine orders placed with four Liebherr European factories. 757.245.5251, www.liebherr.us.com

GE Oil & Gas awarded PetroChina bid