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BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Voigt-Abernathy Sales Corporation announced the completion of the asset purchase of Pnucor, LLC, a distributor of pumps, filtration products, process equipment and services for industrial applications. The purchase also includes the Pnucor Filtration disposable media cartridge manufacturing operations and Pnucor brand name.

FORT SMITH, Ark. - ABB's Motors and Generators division has named Jesse Henson President of their U.S. business. 

Henson, who has been with the company for 23 years, leads the team responsible for marketing, designing and manufacturing ABB and Baldor-Reliance industrial electric motors in the United States. Henson will also continue to be the global head of the NEMA motors product group. 

MISSISSAUGA, ON - Lafert North America, a supplier of motors and drives, announced the appointment of Douglas Backman as their North American Sales Director with the responsibility of driving all aspects of sales including strategic business relationships while providing vision for sales strategies and their implementation.

Backman brings over 30 years of diverse growth and leadership in the electrical industry with experience in both Canada and the USA.