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TricorBraun Promotes Gregg Aukeman to Package Qualification Manager and Hires Ryan Fichuk as Packaging Quality Engineer

January 18, 2017

OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 17, 2017 - TricorBraun Design & Engineering Group announces the promotion of Gregg Aukeman to Package Qualification Manager and expands the packaging quality team by hiring Ryan Fichuk as Packaging Quality Engineer. Aukeman has been with TricorBraun since 2014. "Gregg's experience with TricorBraun and instrumental role in meaningful data collection coupled with the... Read More

Bastian Solutions Promotes Greg Conner to Vice President, Eastern U.S.

January 18, 2017

January 17, 2017 (Indianapolis, IN) – Bastian Solutions, a leading global material handling and robotic systems integrator, has promoted Greg Conner to Vice President, Eastern U.S. In this new role, Conner will oversee sales and operations of all Eastern U.S. locations which include offices in Louisville, Bowling Green, and Lexington, KY; Evansville, IN; Cincinnati and Columbus, OH;... Read More

GF Machining Solutions Names New Head of Business Development

January 18, 2017

LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill., Jan. 17, 2017 – GF Machining Solutions has named Karl Kleppek as its director of business development. He brings with him more than 25 years of sales, business development and marketing experience that will help continue the robust sales, service and support of the company’s milling, EDM, micro-machining, additive, laser texturing and automation & tooling solutions.

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Rod Anderson Named Vice President - Sales and Marketing of MetalTek International

January 16, 2017

MetalTek International has promoted Rod Anderson into the new position of Vice President - Sales and Marketing. In this position, Mr. Anderson will oversee all global field sales and Marketing functions for the diverse manufacturer. That includes supporting activities in exacting markets like Turbine Engine, Defense, Petrochemical processing, Energy, and other high specification industrial... Read More

E.J. Kubick Named Chief Operating Officer of MetalTek International

January 16, 2017

MetalTek International has promoted E. J. Kubick into the new position of Chief Operating Officer.

Mr. Kubick has served MetalTek in a variety of Operational Management, General Management, and Executive Leadership positions since joining the company in 2003. Most recently he served as Executive Vice President – North America, overseeing all of the company’s U.S. foundry operations.... Read More

DEWETRON GmbH Welcomes Klaus Quint as CEO

January 16, 2017

Dewetron GmbH, an Austrian based company specializing in the development and manufacture of industrial test and measurement solutions, announces that after five years successfully leading DEWETRON through stormy seas and bringing his vision for the company to fruition, Mr. Oskar Dohrau is stepping down as CEO in order to pursue more of the corporate challenges on which he thrives.

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Samco Machinery Brings on Rahman as Project Manager

January 16, 2017

TORONTO, January 4, 2017 – Samco Machinery is pleased to welcome Sayed Rahman to its Project Management Team in the role of Project Manager, reporting to Lionel Juan, VP Project Management.

Specializing in mechanical engineering, Rahman has extensive knowledge and experience in custom engineered solutions and in building strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders. He... Read More

Rockwell Automation Names Patrick Goris Chief Financial Officer; Theodore Crandall to Lead Control Products and Solutions Segment

January 13, 2017

MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation Inc. (NYSE: ROK) has named Patrick Goris senior vice president and chief financial officer, effective Feb. 7, 2017. He will report to Blake Moret, president and chief executive officer. Goris succeeds Theodore Crandall, who has been appointed senior vice president, Control Products & Solutions (CP&S), replacing Ken Champa, who will retire later in 2017.

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Dworznik Joins Graphel Carbon Products as Midwest Territory Sales Manager

January 13, 2017

Graphel Carbon Products is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Territory Sales Manager for the Midwest Region, Ken Dworznik. Ken joins Graphel Carbon Products with over 10 years of sales experience in the graphite industry. Ken will be based out of Northern OH, and will service Ohio, Indiana, Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Michigan.

"The Midwest is a strategic region for the... Read More

Steel of America Trading Corporation of Annapolis, Maryland is Proud to Announce that Mr. Al Kalfus of Guilford, CT has Joined our Team

January 12, 2017

As part of Steel of America's expansion program, we have hired a 40+ year veteran of the steel warehousing and distribution business. Al has worked for and with some of the Northeast's largest and most respected steel distribution companies. He owned and operated Kalfus Steel for many years. Call us to welcome Al back into the business and experience first hand what a true legend... Read More

We are Very Pleased to Announce to all TITAN Metal Fabricators, Inc. Employees, Partners and Colleagues that Mr. Jeff Thomas has been Appointed as the Managing Director of Engineered Products at our Headquarters in Camarillo California

January 10, 2017

TITAN’s Engineered Products group is a world leader in providing major capital process equipment serving the Chemical, Petrochemical, Pharmaceutical, Mining and Steel Industries. Jeff has been serving as TITAN’s Vice President of Operations responsible for all manufacturing operations, including safety, production, facilities and compliance for 3 years. In Jeff’s new role he will be... Read More

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