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Johnson Controls Expands Role of Chief Procurement Officer Michael Bartschat to Include Leadership of its Operating System

Jul 27, 2017

MILWAUKEE, July 26, 2017 - Johnson Controls announced today it has named Michael Bartschat Vice President of the Johnson Controls Operating System (JCOS) in addition to his current role as Chief Procurement Officer, reporting to Chairman and CEO Alex Molinaroli.

In this new role, Bartschat will lead the majority of the functions in the JCOS, including engineering, procurement,... Read More

TricorBraun Hires New Industrial Designer

Jul 25, 2017

OAK BROOK, Ill., July 24, 2017 - TricorBraun Design & Engineering Group today announced that Collin Akemann has joined the company as Industrial Designer. He reports to Industrial Design Manager Samantha Juna and is based in Oak Brook, Illinois.

In this role, Akemann designs and develops custom rigid packaging solutions for TricorBraun's consumer packaged goods (CPG) brand owners... Read More

Guill Tool Appoints New Quality Engineer Extrusion Tooling Leader Strengthens Resources as it Expands Globally

Jul 24, 2017

West Warwick, RI: Rhode Island-based Guill Tool & Engineering Company ( announced today that Amandio Bartolo has joined the company to support its growing extrusion and defense divisions. Amandio brings more than thirty years of experience in quality assurance to Guill.

While spending the last 8 years at General Cable, Amandio minimized... Read More

Monroe Electronics' Edward Czarnecki Appointed to FEMA National Advisory Council IPAWS Subcommittee

Jul 24, 2017

Monroe Electronics Will Provide FEMA With Broad Range of Expertise in Emergency Information Distribution

LYNDONVILLE, N.Y. - July 20, 2017 - Monroe Electronics, a leading provider of emergency information solutions for cable, IPTV, broadcast, government, and university users, today announced that Senior Director for Strategic and Government Affairs Edward Czarnecki has been appointed to... Read More

Rocky Pinheiro Joins PennEngineering® as Global Vice President of Quality

Jul 21, 2017

DANBORO, PA, USA, July 20, 2017 – Rocky Pinheiro has joined PennEngineering® as Global Vice President of Quality, it was announced today by the Company. Pinheiro will be responsible for driving enterprise-wide quality systems improvement, excellence, and evolution and will function as a corporate source matter expert with PennEngineering’s established quality teams in each plant and... Read More

KROHNE Announces Hiring of Jan-Marc Featherston

Jul 14, 2017

Featherston hired as new Sales Manager for Temperature Products

Peabody, MA: KROHNE, Inc. announces the hiring of Jan-Marc Featherston as the new Sales Manager for INOR Temperature Products. With over 20 years of industry experience, Featherston brings a great deal of knowledge and expertise about temperature and process instrumentation to the role. INOR is a wholly owned subsidiary of... Read More

Ship & Shore Environmental, Inc. Names Anu D. Vij Chief Operating Officer

Jul 13, 2017

Los Angeles, CA, July 12, 2017- Anu D. Vij, a seasoned Global operations & technical leader has joined Ship & Shore Environmental Inc., as Chief Operating Officer. Ship & Shore, a leading U.S. environmental, pollution abatement and energy solutions firm specializing in air pollution capture and control systems for industrial applications, considers Vij a key addition to the company's... Read More

Acromag Modernizes Sales Department Structure and Adds Business Development Manager and Vice President of Sales Positions

Jul 11, 2017

Wixom, Michigan: Acromag, Inc. (Dave Wolfe, President/COO) recently announced a reorganization of their Embedded Solutions and Process Automation Divisions. This reorganization will better align product planning with customer needs and to strengthen the sales channels. As part of the restructure, Mr. Russell J. Nieves accepted the position of Vice President of Sales and Mr. Robert M.... Read More

California Boiler Announces International Combustion and Controls Division

Jul 11, 2017

California Boiler announces Robert A. Youmans as Director of Business Development for newly established International Combustion and Controls division.

Huntington Beach, California, July 10, 2017 - California Boiler Inc. recently appointed Robert A. Youmans to the position of Director of Business Development for the company’s new International Combustion and Controls division.

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Stephen Foster Elected as Field Application Engineer for Midwest Zone

Jul 08, 2017

Germantown, WI - June, 2017 - WAGO appoints new Field Application Engineer, Stephen Foster, for the Midwest Zone covering southern Illinois, western Indiana, Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. Foster earned a Bachelor’s and a Master’s degree in Computer Science and has nine years of experience working as a Senior Controls Engineer.

Foster aims to bring a fresh perspective and a... Read More

Patterson Earns Distinction as a Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt

Jul 08, 2017

Wichita Falls, Texas - June 28, 2017: Greg Patterson, the General Manager at WPT Power recently received his Six Sigma Master Black Belt and Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certifications in April 2017.

Six Sigma is a strategy for reducing variation in manufacturing, service, or other business processes through a method of systematic approaches such as Measurement Systems Analysis (MSA), and... Read More

ThermoFusion Hires 2017 Interns

Jul 05, 2017

ThermoFusion, helping make America great through heat treating and brazing services, announces the hiring of two interns for 2017. Both interns are Materials Engineering students, John Baldwin from San Jose State University, and Cameron Atwood from California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly).

As new interns, they will learn and practice material testing (pre and post heat treat),... Read More

WAGO Appoints Brad Sedoris as Regional Sales Manager for Kentucky

Jun 30, 2017

Germantown, WI – June, 2017 – Brad Sedoris is the latest addition to the southeastern sales force and will be covering Kentucky as Regional Sales Manager. With a degree in Electrical Engineering and 23 years in the industry, Sedoris brings a rich repertoire of knowledge and experience to WAGO. Born and raised in Kentucky, his familiarity of the state and the customers’ needs in the area... Read More

Hänel Storage Systems Chief Executive Receives Patriotic Employer Award

Jun 23, 2017

Pittsburgh, PA – June 20, 2017 – Hänel Storage Systems, a leader in the manufacture and integration of automated vertical storage units, announced that its Chief Executive, Brian Cohen, has been recognized by the Office of the Secretary of Defense for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR). The Patriotic Employer Award is a means of distinguishing employers who support their... Read More

Give Your Customers the Uniquely Personal and Sharable Experience they Crave with Mosaic

Jun 20, 2017

Glen Rock, PA – June 16, 2017 – Topflight® and Mosaic will help you capture your customers attention with unique labeling and packaging that lets them know they are one-of-a-kind!

When used in tandem with the HP Indigo WS6800 digital press, the HP SmartStream Mosaic software is a random image generator which creates a variety of unique graphic images from one original vector PDF,... Read More

The Leadership of First State Manufacturing (FSM) Has Announced Additions to Its Ever-Growing FSM Family

Jun 16, 2017

Milford, DE - With on-going expansion and vision for continued growth in the future coupled with its commitment as an industry leader, employing the industry’s best remains its mission. FSM’s new hires do not disappoint. Please join us in welcoming, Michelle Gist, Marketing Administrator, Dale Sands, Director of Manufacturing, and Edie Santoro, Production Manager.

To learn more... Read More

Rockwell Automation Elects Patricia Watson to Board of Directors

Jun 13, 2017

MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) today announced that Patricia Watson has been elected to the company’s board of directors effective July 1, 2017. Watson is senior executive vice president and chief information officer at Total System Services (TSYS), a leading global payments provider, responsible for setting the company’s enterprise technology strategy to enable future global... Read More

Timken Board of Directors Elects Elizabeth A. Harrell, Retired Major General - U.S. Air Force

Jun 12, 2017

NORTH CANTON, Ohio, June 9, 2017 - The Timken Company (NYSE: TKR; board of directors has elected Elizabeth A. "Ann" Harrell a director of the company, effective August 1, 2017, for a term that expires at its May 2018 annual meeting. The election will bring The Timken Company board to 12 members.

Harrell is a retired major general,... Read More

Indium Corporation’s Pat Ryan Earns Lifetime Achievement Award from SMTA Intermountain Chapter

Jun 10, 2017

Indium Corporation’s Pat Ryan, Worldwide Strategic Sales Consultant, was awarded a Lifetime Achievement award at the Intermountain Boise Expo & Tech Forum in Boise, Idaho.

The SMTA’s Intermountain Chapter recognized Ryan’s industry activities and chapter support over the past 25 years. Ryan joined the SMTA in 1982 and has been actively involved in chapter activities, as well as... Read More

Welcome Back to the “Two Tylers”

May 29, 2017

We're happy to welcome back the "Two Tylers" to the shop. Tyler Mundey (left) is a machinist and Tyler Krimm (right) is a maintenance technician. We know they are top-notch since we trained them. We also have several open positions in manufacturing as well as sales and production support. PFI Precision Machining continues the legacy of hiring the most skilled team members and letting them... Read More