Details about contracts awarded, and other industry news
Peachtree City, Ga.-based Cooper Wiring Devices announced that it has been certified as Complete Control Partner with Universal Remote Control (URC). The Complete Control Partner Program certifies that URC’s automation products can be seamlessly integrated with Aspire RF wireless lighting control devices.
Aurora, Colo.-based Merrick & Co . expanded its fuels & energy group. Merrick also appointed Bart Carpenter and Greg Heuer as senior technical specialists in the newly expanded fuels & energy group.
Norwalk, Conn.,-based EMCOR Group Inc . announced that its Trautman and Shreve subsidiary received a contract to install the mechanical and plumbing systems for the Vestas Wind Turbine Tower Manufacturing Campus in Pueblo, Colo.
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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.