New Brochure: Windrock 6320 Portable Analyzers
Industry Publication Features Article on Managing Compressor Emissions
A new brochure describes the Windrock 6320 suite of portable reciprocating machinery analyzers. These analyzers are designed specifically to evaluate reciprocating compressor and engine performance, assess mechanical condition and protect critical machinery assets.
Windrock 6320 analyzers have revolutionized the analysis of reciprocating machinery and offer features found in no other portable devices.
The brochure describes features and functions of the 6320/PA Performance Analyzer, 6320/MA Maintenance Analyzer, 6320/DA Diesel Analyzer, 6320/CA Combustion Analyzer and 6320/VA Vibration Analyzer, as well as Windrock MD trending, reporting and analysis software.
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Al Krawczak Appointed Vice President - Emerging Markets
Cook Compression engineers Aleksey Dubrovensky and Craig Martin co-authored an article that appears in the March issue of American Oil & Gas Reporter.
Entitled "Technologies, Best Practices Helping Producers Manage Compressor Emissions," the article looks at innovations being implemented by U.S. natural gas producers to monitor and control fugitive emissions, including vapor recovery systems and improved sealing components.
Craig Martin is manager of applications engineering and Aleksey Dubrovensky is a project engineer. Both are based in the Cook Compression facility in Jeffersonville, Indiana.
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Bryan Stewart Announced as New
Cook Compression announced that Al Krawczak has assumed the new position of Vice President - Emerging Markets. In this role, Krawczak reports directly to Frank Wierengo, President of Cook Compression.
Krawczak is responsible for developing and implementing strategies and detailed action plans to profitably grow business in global markets that are new to Cook and offer attractive opportunities. Prior to being selected for this position, Krawczak was Vice President of Sales for Windrock, Inc., a leader in monitoring and diagnostic products and services.
"Al brings a wealth of knowledge about our industry to this new assignment," said Wierengo, "including extensive compression product and service experience, as well as his successes with Windrock monitoring and diagnostics. With this blend of experience and capabilities, he is uniquely qualified to lead our efforts into emerging markets."
"Al's first priority will be in the Asia Pacific region, where he will grow our market presence in China and Southeast Asia and leverage our new operation in Suzhou, China. In this initial undertaking, Al will have direct responsibility for all personnel and activities in the region. Willa Qu, General Manager of Cook's China Operation and Vig Nathan, Regional Manager for Asia Operations, will report directly to Al."
"Cook team members worldwide will support Al as he takes on these new and challenging responsibilities."
Vice President of Field Operations
Free Floating Piston Featured
Cook Compression is pleased to announce that Bryan Stewart has joined the company to serve as Vice President of Field Operations. In this new position, Stewart is responsible for developing and implementing strategies to grow Cook Compression's capabilities and market share in the overhaul, upgrade, re-rate and remanufacture of reciprocating compressors in North America.
The move is part of a series of structural improvements designed to more effectively support customers in these key services. The Cook Mechanical Field Services group, managed by Wade Calk, and the Cook Project Engineering group, managed by Bob Templet, will report to Stewart. Additional developments are under way to enhance Cook Compression's resources in these areas.
"This is a critical segment of the market that meshes well with our overall growth strategy and core capabilities," said John Metcalf - VP/GM Americas.
"Bryan brings a unique set of experience and skills that will serve him well in orchestrating this new division.Stewart has held engineering, sales and general manager positions for Ingersoll-Rand, Universal Compression and ECT/Digi Con and was most recently Senior VP of Global Service and North American Operations for Hoerbiger."
in COMPRESSORtech2 Article
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An article in the January-February issue of COMPRESSORtech2 magazine describes the Free Floating Piston (FFP) and the extended run times achieved by BASF Corporation at its Freeport, Texas plant.
Co-authored by BASF mechanical engineer Barry Husband and Cook Compression director of product sales Skip Foreman, the article explains the operating principles behind FFP technology, which eliminates rider band wear problems in nonlube compressors.
For BASF Corporation's Freeport facility, the Free Floating Piston has extended rider band life from 6 to 12 months - with the unit continuing to operate normally.
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There's great news about advances in reciprocating compression. It's not the promise of things to come, but the reality of what's already taking place in the field: new run-time records, safer operation, emissions reduction, greater efficiency, cost savings and more.
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