AMCA names president
Tom Edwards, president of the Ruskin Co. and Lau Industries, was elected president of the association. He will also serve as a board member.
Edwards served as chair of the Smoke Management Systems Market Group and was elected to AMCA's board in 1995. He helped form the AMCA Code Action and Review Committee.
Lee Buddrus of Acme Engineering and Manufacturing Corp. and U.S. Fan International, is now AMCA vice president.
Pete Neitzel of Greenheck Fan Corp. and Future Products Corp., is treasurer.
Elected to the board were Mike Almaguer of Pottorff and Daniel Forrest of Venmar Ventilation Inc.
Jo Reinhardt of Industrial Louvers in Delano, Minn., will become the new director-at-large on the Executive Committee.
Re-elected to the board was Gary Benson, of The New York Blower Co.
In other association news, the AMCA and Eurovent have signed an agreement to make the AMCA responsible for fan testing and laboratory accreditation in Europe.