Crane Valves North America (CVNA) has appointed Ted Corvaia to director of sales/industrial products. Corvaia previously was president of Corva Corp. in St. Louis, which was one of Crane's largest manufacturers rep firms.

As director of sales, Corvaia will be responsible for CVNA's sales efforts for the Flowseal, Center Line, Crane, Duo-Chek and Aloyco product lines. He also will lead the customer service organization in CVNA's St. Louis distribution center.