Ripley Co., Cromwell, Conn., is opening a sales office in Shanghai, China, because of the tremendous infrastructure growth occurring in China.

“With such rapid market growth and the increasing requirement for local support, it was obvious we needed to expand our presence in China,”’ said Tom Lindenmuth, Ripley’s vice president and general manager. “We were very fortunate to find some exceptional people, and we look forward to the increased support they will provide to our OEM and distributor partners as they grow their businesses.”