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PHILADELPHIA, Pa. - Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. annoucced the promotion of Milton Coleman to senior vice president of sales and marketing. Cole- man has nearly thirty years of experience in the automation industry, and previously held the position of vice president of sales at the company. In his new role, Coleman will focus on improving alignment between sales and marketing.

LONDON-- Pentair, a provider of water treatment and sustainable solutions, announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Pleatco, a manufacturer of water filtration and clean air technologies for pool, spa and industrial air customers. Pleatco is a current portfolio company of Align Capital Partners, a private equity firm with investment teams in Dallas, TX and Cleveland, OH.

ELGIN, Ill. - NTN Bearing Corporation announced the promotion of Matt Boganowski, to industrial aftermarket (IAM) regional sales manager for the South Central region. Boganowski brings over 10 years of IAM experience, seven of which have been with NTN.

Boganowski has been instrumental in attaining large corporate accounts and year-over-year growth with our major distribution partners. 

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The American Public Works Association (APWA) announced that Stan Brown, P.E., PWLF, Member Services Consultant, Georgia Municipal Association, Atlanta, Ga., has been sworn in as President of APWA effective September 1, 2021. Affirmed by APWA’s more than 30,000 members, President Brown will lead the organization for the 2021-2022 term. President Brown succeeds APWA President Mary Joyce Ivers, CPFP, PWLF.