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Eriez® Adds Compliance Director

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Eriez® Adds Compliance Director

Press release date: August 10, 2010

Erie, Pa. - Eriez®, world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and inspection applications, announces the appointment of Grainne M. Blanchette, Esq., to Compliance Director. In this newly created position, Blanchette will direct programs, policies and practices to ensure that all business units are in compliance with financial policy and reporting regulations. Blanchette will also review all employee contracts, track laws and regulations that might affect Eriez' policies and implement necessary changes both domestically and internationally. "We are delighted to have Grainne join the Eriez team," said Eriez President and CEO Tim Shuttleworth. "Her outstanding leadership skills, technical expertise and extensive track record of success representing corporate interests make her a perfect fit for this very important position that has global significance," he added. During her career, Blanchette has amassed significant experience in human resources, corporate ethics, employee relations and compliance, human rights and employment law and business administration. Most recently, she served as Senior Director-HR Legal Compliance at Flextronics International, LTD. in San Jose, California, a worldwide electronics manufacturing services provider with more than 120,000 employees in 30 countries. In this position, she supported the company's HR legal compliance and employee relations needs. Blanchette earned a Juris Doctor degree from New England School of Law. She also holds a bachelor's degree from Assumption College. Eriez is recognized as world authority in advanced technology for magnetic, vibratory and inspection applications. The company's magnetic lift and separation, metal detection, x-ray, materials feeding, screening, conveying and controlling equipment have application in the process, metalworking, packaging, recycling, mining, aggregate and textile industries. Eriez manufactures and markets these products through ten international facilities located on six continents. For more information, call toll-free (888) 300-ERIEZ (3743) within the U.S. and Canada. For online users, visit or send e-mail to Eriez World Headquarters is located at 2200 Asbury Road, Erie, PA 16506.


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