Blackmer, a Pump Solutions Group (PSG™) company, recently promoted Tom Madden to the position of managing director. Obtaining his Master of Business Administration degree from the University of Chicago's Graduate School of Business, Madden joined the company more than 30 years ago as a member of its manufacturing management team. By 1997, he progressed to the position of chief financial officer. "In his time with Blackmer, Tom has acquired the experience to make him a successful managing director, including a unique knowledge of the company's products, as well as the financial acumen to continue Blackmer's legacy of quality and customer service," boasts PSG™ President John Allen. "Our expectations for his successful participation at the managing director level are without reservation." For more than a century, Blackmer has been manufacturing and supplying sliding-vane process and transfer pumps, as well as reciprocating gas compressors, for an array of industries. In 2008, Blackmer became a member company of PSG™, which operates under the auspices of its parent company, Dover Corp. PSG™ is a consortium of six industrial pump manufacturers that offer a comprehensive portfolio of pump technologies to various markets.