People On The Move…Cash Acme
August 14, 2006
Cash Acme named Les Engelmann national backflow director. After joining Ames Co. in 1978 and becoming involved in product design, he developed the industry's first epoxy-coated fabricated steel detector check valve in 1980, and the first fabricated backflow preventer in 1982, according to the company. When Watts Industries acquired Ames, he served as vice president/general manager of West Coast and Chinese operations until he retired in 2003.