Contracts awarded, and other industry news
Chloride North America , a subsidiary of Chloride Group PLC , has acquired Houston-based Custom Power Inc . Custom Power is a supplier of secure power solutions and maintenance services to the oil and gas, petrochemical, energy, and industrial sectors in United States and South America.
Orlando, Fla.-based Mechanical Services Inc. (MSI) has been awarded a contract to upgrade the HVAC and plumbing systems for the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Florida Hospital in Orlando.
Sparta, Wis.-based Multistack announced a new business division, Maglev Retrofit Solutions . This contractor-based division of the modular chiller manufacturer will focus on bringing the MagLev compressor and control system to older, less efficient existing systems.
Cleveland-based River Electrical Sales was launched by Andy Drellishak. Drellishak, a 13-year veteran of the electrical industry, left Adalet to broaden his product offerings and to expand his service area.
New York-based Syska Hennessy Group Inc. has been awarded a contract to design the building systems and architectural lighting for a new Life Sciences Building on the campus of University of California, Los Angeles. The 175,000 sq ft building would meet the university's goal to provide a state-of-the-art research facility.
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Annual 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.