The South Carolina Emergency Management Division has purchased wireless toxic gas monitors from San Jose, Calif.-based RAE Systems for use by all of the state’s emergency responders.
Henry County, Ga., has contracted with Milwaukee-based Johnson Controls to install a security system in the county’s judicial center.
Virginia has purchased a statewide alerting system from Arlington, Va.-based Roam Secure.
Riverdale, Ga., has purchased computer software from Salt Lake City-based Spillman Technologies to assist in dispatch, records management and mobile communications. The Tavares, Fla., Police Department also has purchased dispatch and records management software from the company.
The Minneapolis-based Metropolitan Airports Commission has purchased a video surveillance system from Phoenix-based PureTech Systems that will monitor the perimeter of a fuel tank farm at the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport.
Birmingham, Ala., has contracted with Santa Clara, Calif.-based ShotSpotter to install a telephone-based sensor system that will detect gunfire over a six-square-mile area of the city.
North Platte, Neb., has purchased computer software from Troy, N.Y.-based MapInfo to identify and recruit businesses and create a sustainable growth strategy for the city.
Cobb County, Ga., has purchased software from San Ramon, Calif.-based Accela to manage permitting, land use and licensing activities by its Community Development Agency. Maricopa County, Ariz., has purchased software from the company to track air quality and pollution control permits.
The Los Angeles Department of Water & Power has contracted with Manassas, Va.-based PC Mall Gov to provide software products from various manufacturers.
Cherokee County and Wright County, Iowa, have contracted with St. Charles, Ill.-based Sidwell to host their GIS Web sites. Also, Livingston County, Ill., has contracted with the company to expand the county’s GIS. Tama County, Iowa, has contracted with the company to integrate GIS data into its tax appraisal system. White County, Ill., has contracted with the company to update its CAD-based mapping system.
The Escambia County, Fla., Department of Solid Waste; the Marion County, Ore., Department of Public Works; the New York Fire and Police departments and the Illinois Department of Corrections have received Recycling Leadership Awards from the Atlanta-based Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corp., for their participation in the battery collection program.
Florida’s Turnpike Enterprise has received the Governor’s New Product Award from the Tallahassee-based Florida Engineering Society and the Florida Institute of Consulting Engineers for its Web-based Turnpike Enterprise Asset Management System that identifies transportation needs.
Fort Lauderdale, Fla.-based EDSA has received a Merit Award from the Kentucky Chapter of the Washington-based American Society of Landscape Architects for the Mitch McConnell Riverwalk and Plaza in Owensboro, Ky.
Plymouth, Minn.-based Nilfisk-Advance, a floor-care equipment manufacturer, has acquired Coeur d’Alene, Idaho-based U.S. Products, which makes cleaning and restoration equipment.
Beachwood, Ohio-based Wastequip, a waste management equipment company, has acquired Statesville, N.C.-based Toter, a manufacturer of plastic carts.
Valley View, Ohio-based GELcore, a subsidiary of Fairfield, Conn.-based GE, has changed its name to Lumination.
Milwaukee-based Brady Corp., a manufacturer of die-cast material and labels, has acquired Somerset, N.J.-based Sorbent Products, a manufacturer of spill-absorbing products.
The New Brunswick, Canada-based Jacques Whitford engineering firm has acquired White Bear Lake, Minn.-based North American Wetland Engineering and its subsidiary, EcoCheck.
Mission Woods, Kan.-based Layne Christensen, a water services company, has acquired Voorhees, N.J.-based American Water Services’ Underground Infrastructure Group, a manufacturer of cured-in-place pipe, to incorporate into its Reynolds Inliner group.
HDR — Tim Chinn has joined the Omaha, Neb.-based company as senior vice president for the water desalination program. Previously, he was vice president of Ontario, Canada-based ZENON Environmental.
Wausau Window and Wall Systems — Rick Marshall has been named president of the Wausau, Wis.-based company. Marshall also is president of Linetec, a subsidiary of Wausau Window’s parent company Apogee Enterprises.
Welsch, Flatness & Lutz — Charles Baine has joined the St. Louis-based insurance company as vice president. Previously, he was a producer with McGriff, Seibels & Williams, also based in St. Louis.
Donlen Corp. — Mike Coffman and Dan Darbor have joined the Northbrook, Ill.-based fleet management software company as vice presidents. Previously, Coffman was a vice president for Eden Prairie, Minn.-based GE Fleet, and Darbor was a regional sales manager for Des Plaines, Ill.-based Wheels, Inc.
PBS&J — Greg Goodwin has joined the Orlando, Fla.-based engineering company as senior vice president. Previously, he was the senior marketing manager for Omaha, Neb.-based HDR.
PB — Lawrence Reuter has joined the New York-based engineering firm, formerly Parsons Brinckerhoff, as a senior vice president. Previously, he was president of New York City Transit. Also, Alex Varas has been named vice president. Previously, he was a vice president for New York-based Hazen and Sawyer.
Leggette, Brashears & Graham — Matthew Peramaki, a project manager for the Shelton, Conn.-based firm, has been named vice president.
Delta Scientific — Bill Kirk, director of special projects for the Palmdale, Calif.-based security company, has been named vice president.