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QCM Imports is Proud to Announce the Addition of Another Quality Control Employee Hired in Our China Factories

March 23, 2017

QCM Imports is proud to announce the addition of another Quality Control employee hired in our China factories. Emily Wang is a graduate of the Career Technical College in Botou, China, with an emphasis in Machinery Manufacturing. She brings 10 years of manufacturing experience and is primarily involved in the quality control of our large casting projects.

We are very excited to welcome... Read More

Infiana Expands its Management Team - Expansion of Global Organization

March 18, 2017

With Sabine Wieser and Stefan Herfurth, films expert Infiana has secured two new management talents.

Sabine Wieser will assume responsibility for Global Human Resources

As Vice President Global Human Resources, Sabine Wieser will be responsible for further developing Infiana's corporate culture. In this regard, she places particular emphasis on talent development and employer... Read More

Avomeen Analytical Services Names Mark Harvill New CEO

March 14, 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 13, 2017 - Avomeen Analytical Services, a full-service independent analytical testing and product development laboratory based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, today announced that Mark Harvill has been named its CEO. High Street Capital of Chicago and Avomeen founder and retiring CEO Shri Thanedar, Ph.D., made the announcement.

Harvill will lead Avomeen’s day-to-day... Read More

AMETEK Announces Appointment of Thomas Amato to Board of Directors

March 8, 2017

BERWYN, Pa., March 7, 2017 - AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Amato as a new director of the Company. Mr. Amato serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of TriMas Corporation (NASDAQ: TRS), a diversified, global manufacturer of engineered products.

"We are excited to have Tom join our team as a member of AMETEK's Board... Read More

Ellsworth Adhesives’ Engineering Sales Representative Awarded Henkel 2016 Sales Pro of the Year

March 8, 2017

GERMANTOWN, WI – March, 2017 – Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals, and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that the Henkel 2016 Sales Pro of the Year was awarded to their Engineering Sales Representative (ESR), Ken McIntosh.

This award is given to Henkel distributor sellers who demonstrate top sales growth, focus on emerging markets,... Read More

ProtoCAM to Appeal to Wider Community with New Hire

March 4, 2017

ProtoCAM is pleased to announce the recent addition of Dale Bond to its leadership team. She joins the additive manufacturing firm as their Marketing Coordinator.

Bond comes to ProtoCAM with a range of working experiences, most recently as a digital marketing and social media expert to a number of local businesses. Bond focuses on developing websites, increasing and organizing social... Read More

Delving Deeper into the Medical Manufacturing Market, Preh IMA Automation Evansville Inc. Hires Healthcare Sales Director

March 1, 2017

Technology Business Development Veteran John Festa Joins PIA Evansville as Director of Healthcare Sales

Evansville, IN - February 28, 2017 - Preh IMA Automation (PIA) Evansville, Inc., a global leader in automated assembly and inspection system design and integration, today announced the expansion of their foothold in the healthcare market by hiring John J. Festa to the position of... Read More

Top Value Fabrics Honors Robert Hinsch

March 1, 2017

CARMEL, Indiana (February 28, 2017) – Robert Hinsch, Vice President for Top Value Fabrics, is celebrating his 30th year with the company.

Robert joined Top Value Fabrics in 1987 with the idea to build a West Coast sales and distribution center. In his role as Vice President, Robert continues to be an integral partner in building an industry leading distribution center and sales force.... Read More

Electroforming Expert Rejoins the Optiforms' Family

February 24, 2017

Optiforms is pleased to announce the hiring of Bruce Barnes as the Director of Manufacturing. Bruce will oversee the manufacturing aspects of electroformed components, precious metal plating, and reflective enhancement of surfaces through vapor deposition processes. Bruce brings 40+ years' experience in electroformed optics manufacturing with an emphasis on boosting quality, and excellent... Read More

Steel of America Owner and President D. Justin Ford has Eclipsed a Milestone of 40 Years in the Hot Rolled Steel Distribution Business

February 20, 2017

We are pleased to announce that our owner and president D. Justin Ford has eclipsed a milestone of 40 years in the hot rolled steel distribution business. He began his career at a privately owned steel distribution company in Baltimore where he reached the level of Sales Manager before the age of 30. He then opened his first steel distribution company in 1989. After passing ownership to his... Read More

WAGO Adds Sergio Vergara as Senior Sales and Application Engineer of Eastern Canada

February 16, 2017

Germantown, WI - February, 2017 - WAGO announces the addition of Sergio Vergara as Senior Sales and Application Engineer of Eastern Canada.

Vergara was born in Colombia and received his degree in Electrical Engineering from La Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá. Upon graduating he began his career working as a Project Engineer for Proctek, ABB then Invensys (later acquired by Schneider... Read More

New Vice President

February 16, 2017

We are pleased that Michael Persichilli has joined the Keystone Threaded Projects Team as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Michael brings extensive sales leadership experience to our team and is focused on building and maintaining strategic customer-partner relationships. We look forward to Michael's support with Keystone's ability to continue exceeding our Customer... Read More

TricorBraun Hires Two New Product Design Engineers

February 14, 2017

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 13, 2017 - TricorBraun Design & Engineering Group announces the hire of Jay Lee and Jeff Bersch. Lee began in November and Bersch in January. The product design engineer at TricorBraun works with the industrial design team to transform 2D or 3D concepts into production ready solutions that can be properly molded. In addition, the design engineer engages closely with... Read More

Ajax TOCCO Expands Aftermarket Sales Resources

February 14, 2017

Emil Weatherbee

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic welcomes Emil Weatherbee as an Aftermarket Sales Engineer responsible for Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. Weatherbee has spent several years within the foundry industry including a lengthy tenure as Regional Sales Manager for Lectrotherm in North Canton, Ohio.

Weatherbee is a graduate of Kent State... Read More

Mr. Marc-André Aubé Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Walter Surface Technologies

February 9, 2017

February 8th, 2017 - Pointe - Claire – Walter Surface Technologies has announced the appointment of Marc-André Aubé as its President and Chief Operating Officer.

Before joining Walter Surface Technologies, Mr. Aubé worked as President and Chief Operating Officer of GardaWorld Protective Services. His main responsibilities included driving the company’s annual growth, ensuring... Read More

Walter Appoints New Director of Business Development for North America

February 9, 2017

Waukesha, WI-Walter, a leading cutting tool manufacturer has announced the appointment of Thomas Benjamin as director of business development for North America. The announcement was made by Muff Tanriverdi, president and CEO World West Region.

Benjamin currently serves as the U.S. national accounts manager and prior to that was E-Channel manager for Walter.

In his new position,... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

SH Series Gas Discharge Tubes minimize insertion loss.

February 8, 2017

Used in G.fast, xDSL, 10GbE, and 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet port protection, coaxial cable protection and AC power line protection in VFDs and PIs, SH Series Gas Discharge Tubes are suitable for high surge and high density layout application. Designed with 5kA surge capacity, ≤ 0.7pF off-state capacitance, units come in 5.0 x 5.0 x 4.2mm square body. Offering protection against fast-rising... Read More

Steinmeyer Appoints New Operations Manager for North America

February 8, 2017

Burlington, MA, USA, February 7, 2017 – August Steinmeyer GmbH, the world’s premiere manufacturer of precision ground ball screws, announces the appointment of Rosemary Belt as Operations Manager of its North American sales and marketing office. Ms. Belt is now the key contact for customer service at Steinmeyer, Inc., the company’s sole international subsidiary. Ms. Belt joined the... Read More

Scott Miller Joins Ambrell® as Pan European Sales Manager

February 6, 2017

Valuable addition to customer service and engineering team.

Scottsville, NY - Ambrell Corporation, a leading source of innovative induction heating solutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Miller into a new role as Pan-European Sales Manager. He will be responsible for Central and Eastern Europe and the southern portion of the United Kingdom and will have an... Read More

Schutte-Buffalo Names Director of Engineering

February 6, 2017

February 2, 2017 - Buffalo, New York based manufacturer of size reduction equipment Schutte-Buffalo is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Podgorny to the role of Director of Engineering.

Mark began his career with Buffalo Hammermill Corporation in 1995 as a purchaser and size-reduction test technician. He remained with the company through their merger with fellow Buffalo, NY size... Read More