Hydra-Flex Inc., manufacturer of fluid-handling equipment, has named Tim Loughrey its director of sales, a new position in the company. Loughrey has over 20 years of sales and sales-management experience in the chemical, paper, equipment, and food-processing industries. Most recently, he was a senior corporate account manager at Ecolab in its food and beverage division. Loughrey holds a bachelor’s degree in business management from Hamline University. He will be based at Hydra-Flex’s corporate headquarters in Burnsville, MN.