Danfoss receives refrigeration award
The U.K.-based Institute of Refrigeration recognizes Danfoss Turbocor Compressors Inc. founder Ron Conry for his contributions to the HVAC industry.
The institute awards the gold medal each year to someone who has made noteworthy, practical contributions to advance refrigeration and air conditioning technology. Conry and his team designed a centrifugal compressor that operates at high variable speeds, and is energy-efficient, oil-free, lightweight, quiet, and cost-competitive.
The international award has been sponsored for 32 years by J&E Hall International , a U.K.-based HVAC/R supplier.
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2012 Salary Survey
In a year when manufacturing continued to lead the economic rebound, it makes sense that plant manager bonuses rebounded. Plant Engineering’s annual Salary Survey shows both wages and bonuses rose in 2012 after a retreat the year before.
Average salary across all job titles for plant floor management rose 3.5% to $95,446, and bonus compensation jumped to $15,162, a 4.2% increase from the 2010 level and double the 2011 total, which showed a sharp drop in bonus.