Colfax Corporation (NYSE: CFX), a provider of fluid-handling solutions for critical applications, announced that William E. Roller has been promoted to executive vice president of Colfax Americas. He was most recently senior vice president and general manager of Colfax Americas. In his expanded role, he is responsible for the company’s operations in the Americas, as well as its global oil & gas and Colfax Defense Solutions organizations. His duties also include expanding the two-screw pump business and driving global sourcing. Roller joined Colfax in 1999, as general manager of Imo Pump. Prior to his tenure with Colfax, he was senior vice president of manufacturing and distribution for Precision Auto Care, from 1997 to 1999. From 1991 to 1997, he served in several increasingly responsible senior manufacturing positions for AMF Industries, including vice president of manufacturing for AMF Reece, and plant manager and product manager for AMF Century International. Roller holds an MBA from the University of Virginia Darden School of Business and a BS in chemical engineering from Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University. www.colfaxcorp.com
New Zealand's AMF Boatbuilding Co. commissioned to build $1.2M Coast Guard Vessel. Taranaki Volunteer Coast Guard, after 4 years of fundraising, have commissioned AMF Boat Company to build their 11.7M Rescue craft. Construction of the vessel is to be constructed in the Wanganui factory and is due to start in the coming weeks, with completion later in the year. This is the second 11.7M RIB built by AMF for Coast Guard
Technip - a project management, engineering and construction company serving the energy industry - has filed his First Half 2011 Financial Report with the French “Autorité des Marchés Financiers” (AMF). The document, filed today, is available on Technip’s website: www.technip.com under: Investor relations/Regulatory Filings (AMF).
The first high-specification tugboats featuring ComAp InteliGen NT Marine equipment are now in full operation providing South American oil company Petroleos de Venezula (PDVSA) with fully owned assets capable of quick response to firefighting operations and maneuvering tankers at Venezuelan oil terminals. Previous to the Venezuelan general strike of 2002-2003, PDVSA had a fully leased fleet, leaving it vulnerable in the crude oil loading and unloading operations
Technip entered into an agreement with Gilles MICHEL, his holding Askoad Conseil, Comex SA and Sercel Holding, for the acquisition of all of their interests in Cybernétix S.A., representing approximately 45.7% of Cybernétix’s share capital, at an aggregate purchase price of approximately 14.1 million euros. Signing of this agreement follows today's positive opinion of Cybernétix Works' Council in relation to Technip’s acquisition of the entire interests of