Cooper Machinery Services (Cooper) has named Jordan Smith as vice president of sustainability and emerging technologies.
This new position will further Cooper’s efforts to develop products and services enabling customers to reduce their carbon footprint, minimizing environmental and safety risks while enhancing operational efficiency, the company said.
Smith will be responsible for driving the company’s sustainability and new product development goals as they pertain to engine and compressor emissions reductions technologies, including exhaust emissions (NOx, carbon monoxide, hydrocarbons), methane fuel slip, hydrogen as a fuel, blowdown, and future emerging technologies.
Smith is a 20-year veteran of the gas compression industry who started his career as a student working at Colorado State University’s Engines & Energy Conversion Laboratory. After graduating from Colorado State with a degree in Mechanical Engineering, Smith joined Cameron International Corporation where he specialized in the design of retrofit emissions reductions technologies for large-bore engines for power generation and gas compression. Since his time at Cameron, Smith has held a variety of management roles in engineering and sales in the natural gas industry and received a certification as a Professional Engineer in the state of Colorado.
Headquartered in Houston, Cooper is the original equipment manufacturer (OEM) and supplier of parts and aftersales services and emissions reductions technologies to a large installed base of engine-compressor brands. The company’s OEM brands include AJAX, Cooper-Bessemer, Enterprise, Gemini, Superior, TSI, and TXC. Cooper is also a major supplier of aftersales support for non-Cooper engine-compressor brands such as Clark, Caterpillar 3600 engines, Ingersoll Rand, Waukesha (VHP engines), and Worthington. Manufacturing is conducted in its facilities in Houston and Deer Park, Texas; and Salina and McPherson, Kansas, while onsite services are delivered through its network of field technicians operating out of fully equipped repair and overhaul shops strategically located around the world.