Member News: Company Personnel Changes and Acquisitions

NFPA member news is designed to inform members of key industry updates in quick, bite-sized posts that provide only the most important information. This week’s updates come from Lovejoy, Inc., Danfoss Power Solutions, and White Drive Products, Inc.

Earlier this month, Mathew W. Happach became the president of Lovejoy, Inc. This came after the announcement that The Timken Company, a company involved in bearings and mechanical power transmission, has acquired Lovejoy. Lovejoy’s CEO, Woodrow Haddix, is serving as the advisor to the president for the transition period. Happach brings extensive experience in OE and distribution sales, marketing, and planning and has held a number of leadership positions at Timken during his 29-year tenure with the company. Read the full release here.

Danfoss announced earlier this month its intent to acquire full ownership of White Drive Products, Inc. The acquisition will increase the company’s global footprint by combining Danfoss’s strong presence in Europe with White Drive Products’s presence in North America and China. The acquisition is expected to be fully completed during the third quarter 2016. Read the full release here.

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