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Deniz Sari Appointed New Gear Technology Manager

January 4, 2017

We are proud to announce the recent appointment of Dr. Ing. Deniz Sari to the newly created position of Gear Technology Manager for Samputensili and its joint-venture Star SU. A talented leader and industry expert, Deniz brings significant experience, knowledge and passion for gears to the business.

Born in Aachen, Germany, the 31-year-old holds a Diploma Degree and a Doctoral Degree in... Read More

New Leadership at Schutte-Buffalo

December 23, 2016

12/20 /2016 Buffalo, NY - Schutte-Buffalo Hammermill, LLC, a New York based manufacturer of a complete line of size reduction equipment and systems solutions, today announced forthcoming leadership changes at the company.

Effective on January 2, 2017, Christopher Berardi will assume the positions of President and General Manager of Schutte-Buffalo. “After thorough succession planning,... Read More

Viega Appoints Matt Bohmer to Regional Sales Manager for Great Plains

December 21, 2016

Viega expands sales strategy to increase presence in key markets.

BROOMFIELD, Colo. - December 2016 - Viega LLC appoints Matt Bohmer as regional sales manager for the newly created Great Plains region.

In this position, Bohmer’s responsibilities include developing, implementing and managing Viega’s sales strategies throughout the Great Plains region which encompasses the... Read More

Red Lion Controls Names Jack Lee as President

December 17, 2016

Industry Veteran Follows Mike Granby's Seventeen-Year Tenure as President

York, Pa. - October 27, 2016 - Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the appointment of Jack Lee as President of the company. Jack, whose appointment is effective immediately, will be based at Red Lion's... Read More

Sonneborn Announces Roman Myrna as Vice President of Manufacturing

December 17, 2016

Parsippany, NJ – December 14, 2016 Sonneborn LLC, a global leader in the manufacture and supply of high quality white oils and specialty hydrocarbons, announces the appointment of Roman Myrna as Vice President of Manufacturing. Roman will report directly to Jon A. Giberson, Vice President & General Manager - Americas.

“Roman Myrna brings an exceptionally diverse and progressive... Read More

Rockwell Automation Names Rebecca House General Counsel & Secretary

December 14, 2016

MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has named Rebecca (Becky) W. House senior vice president, general counsel and secretary, effective Jan. 3, 2017. She will report to Blake D. Moret, president and chief executive officer. House succeeds Douglas M. Hagerman, who is retiring after 12 years in the role. Hagerman will work with House to ensure a successful transition before he leaves... Read More

Red Lion Names Bruce Macpherson Vice President of EMEA and SAARC Sales

December 14, 2016

Experienced Industrial Automation Veteran to Join Expanding Leadership Team

YORK, Pa., Dec. 13, 2016 - Red Lion Controls, the global experts in communication, monitoring and control for industrial automation and networking, today announced the appointment of Bruce Macpherson as Vice President of Sales for the EMEA and SAARC regions, where he will oversee customer relationships and... Read More

Whitney Coker joins FSM as Quality Manager

December 14, 2016

Milford, DE – First State Manufacturing announces that Whitney Coker has joined the team as Quality Manager. “Ms. Coker has an extensive background in quality engineering and manufacturing process development,” said Vice President and CFO John Gonzales. “Her experience and talents will align with our anticipated growth as we move into 2017.”

Mr. Gonzales continued ‘Whitney... Read More

Sioux Engineer to Lead Sales & Marketing Department

December 13, 2016

Brad Hyronimus Makes Move from Engineering Manager

Beresford, SD – December 6, 2016 – Sioux is pleased to announce that Brad Hyronimus, Sioux’s former Engineering Manager, has been selected as the new Sioux Sales & Marketing Manager. With over a decade of engineering experience at Sioux, Brad’s extensive product and industry knowledge will make him a great asset to the... Read More

GMTA Names Scott Knoy Vice President

December 12, 2016

Walter Friedrich, President of GMTA (German Machine Tools of America) recently announced the promotion of Scott Knoy to Vice President for the company. Scott joined GMTA on July 1st, 2005, back when the company was known as American Wera. Since then, Scott has played a large role in the growth of the organization. GMTA is a leading supplier of machine tools, lasers and parts washers to the... Read More

Bob Heidenrich Joins HED as VP Sales & Marketing

December 10, 2016

HED is pleased to announce the hiring of Bob Heidenrich as VP Sales & Marketing. Bob He has over 25 years of sales and marketing leadership experience in the electronics arena. Prior to HED, Bob had a long career moving up through all levels of the sales organization at Xymox Technologies (Milwaukee, WI). Bob will lead sales, customer service, application engineering, and product management... Read More

Eco-Site Appoints former American Tower Executive to Lead Site Development and Operations

December 9, 2016

Scott Lewis Joins as Senior Vice President of Site Development and Operations

Durham, N.C., Dec. 8, 2016-Eco-Site, Inc. (, a North Carolina-based wireless tower and densification solutions company, announces the appointment of Scott Lewis to the position of senior vice president, site development and operations. Lewis brings more... Read More

Axon Promotes Jose Arroyo to Latin American Sales and Customer Support Manager

December 9, 2016

Arroyo will support Latin American sales and aftermarket efforts and utilize the resources of the Pro Mach Shared Services facility to provide optimal sales service activities for a rapidly growing customer base.

RALEIGH, NC - Axon, powered by Pro Mach, announced today that Jose Arroyo has been promoted to Latin American Sales and Customer Support Manager. Axon is a leading manufacturer... Read More

Scott Jordan Named Head of Photonics by PI

December 8, 2016

Jordan was key contributor to PI’s award-winning photonics systems, the Fast Multi-Channel Photonics Alignment (FMPA) system.

December 2016, Auburn, MA – PI (Physik Instrumente), a leading provider of photonics alignment, nanopositioning, and precision motion control systems has appoint Scott Jordan as Head of the Photonics Market Segment.

Jordan, a PI Fellow, holds a... Read More

Bill St. Thomas Joins Lindberg/MPH

December 3, 2016

Thursday, December 1, 2016 - We are pleased to announce Bill St. Thomas has rejoined Lindberg/MPH as Business Development Manager. Bill began his career in the heat treat industry with Lindberg and brings 40 years of experience relative to custom designed heat treating furnace systems. Bill is based in the Detroit, MI area and will be supporting our customers, sales team and staff in North... Read More

Unilux to Provide Local Sales Support for Customers in the West

December 2, 2016

Rod Ambrose joins growing team of local reps with significant industrial experience.

Saddle Brook, NJ DECEMBER 1, 2016 Unilux, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of strobe lights for inspection, today announced the addition of Rod Ambrose Industrial Sales to their worldwide sales network. Mr. Ambrose will be the exclusive Unilux representative in Arizona, California and... Read More

VSI Hires New Director of Human Resources and Continual Improvement

December 2, 2016

Green Bay, WI ( November 30 , 2016 ) – Vehicle Security Innovators (VSI) , Inc. a supplier of fleet security and mechanical locking systems to the OEM Heavy Truck market is pleased to announce and welcome back Tina Van De Ven as Director of Human Resources and Continual Improvement.

Mrs. Van De Ven comes to VSI with over 14 years of Human Resource and Lean Manufacturing knowledge. She... Read More

Future Electronics and President Robert Miller Recognize Laikram Singh for 40 Years of Service

December 2, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec December 1, 2016 - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, and the company's President, Robert Miller, recently thanked Laikram Singh for 40 years of service with the company.

Mr. Singh started with Future Electronics in September of 1976, in the Purchasing department. Over the... Read More

Powerstorm ESS, a Global Humanitarian Technology Company, Announces an Expansion to their Advisory Board Members - Nick Moelders

December 1, 2016

As another key advisor, Nick Moelders will provide significant strategic advice and vital complementary skills required to take the company’s business to the next level.

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA. November 30, 2016. CEO and Chairman Mike Freni of Powerstorm ESS announced today the appointment of Nick Moelders to the company’s Advisory Board.

In this role, Nick will be sharing... Read More

Material Handling & Storage

Driven to Succeed

November 30, 2016

Kennametal partners with EWS Tool Technologies, a global provider of precision lathe tooling. A wide variety of KM tooling for multitasking machines, machining centers, and mill-turn lathes is readily available, improving productivity in any machining application.

Multitasking and mill-turn centers were once considered high-end specialty machines, found only in shops with the financial... Read More