Engine Parts Group Inc. (EPGI/Engine Pro) has appointed Jesse Jones as president of the engine parts

Engine Parts Group Inc. (EPGI/Engine Pro) has appointed Jesse Jones as president of the engine parts distribution group. Jones has vast experience with both automotive aftermarket and OE suppliers, including senior management positions at MAHLE Clevite, Dana Inc. and Cometic Gaskets. Engine Pro is the largest engine parts distribution network in the U.S. and Australia, and also has a significant presence in Europe. The group’s independent specialty engine parts distributors operate 37 warehouses and inventory a full line of internal engine components for domestic and import passenger car, light truck, heavy duty, industrial, marine, agricultural and performance applications. In making the appointment, EPGI chairman, Paul Van Woensel of Engine & Performance Warehouse Inc., said, “We are fortunate to be able to bring someone of Jesse’s caliber to Engine Pro. He has an enviable record of performance in sales and marketing management, product line development, sourcing, and overall operations management. We are confident that Jesse will be an effective and enthusiastic leader.” Bws100 Crankshaft Jones will begin his new position on Feb. 10, and will be based in Michigan, close ...

Update: Pleasant Grove pool to reopen Thursday after chlorine pump malfunction

PLEASANT GROVE, Utah, June 12, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — Pleasant Grove Veterans Memorial Pool will reopen Thursday after emergency crews were called out to an incident on June 4 when a pump malfunctioned, flooding the pool with chlorine that sickened many swimmers. Capt. Britt Smith, with the Pleasant Grove Police Department, said the call reporting the incident came in at about 5:12 p.m. “Roughly 50 patients were transported,” Smith told Gephardt Daily at the time. “We don’t have an exact number because 26 people were transported by ambulance, and over 20 self-transported.” In a press conference that evening, officials said victims’ symptoms included varying degrees of bloody noses, coughing, nausea, and vomiting, with some people in and out of consciousness. A follow-up news release from Pleasant Grove City Wednesday, June 12 said: “We have heard reports that everyone that has been affected has been released from the hospital. We are hopeful that those affected will be able to have a full recovery.” The news release explained that a routine check of the chemical levels in the pool at 4 p.m. June 4 determined that chlorine levels were low which prompted an assistant pool manager...