St. Louis’ Murphy Company names new VP

St. Louis’ Murphy Company has appointed Timothy Barton as vice president, industrial business development at the mechanical engineering and contracting firm.

A 1992 graduate of the University of Missouri-St. Louis, Barton holds a bachelor’s degree in communications. For the past 18 years he was employed by Victaulic, the originator and innovator of grooved coupling technology.

He began his career there as a territory sales manager and later served as a power generation specialist, calling on power plants, technology providers, engineering firms, power plants, refineries and contractors in the Upper Midwest.