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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; www.timken.com) 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

Nationwide Boiler Inc. Promotes Tim Mcbride to Rental Sales Manager

May 26, 2017

Fremont, California, May 24, 2017 - Nationwide Boiler Inc., the largest industrial rental boiler supplier west of the Mississippi, recently announced the promotion of Tim McBride to Rental Sales Manager. Tim’s primary responsibilities will be maximizing fleet utilization and managing Nationwide Boiler’s rental equipment and projects while continuing to uphold a high level of standards for... Read More

Bill Schell Named Plant Manager at ART Metals Group

May 19, 2017

Fairfield, Ohio - ART Metals Group: Bill Schell is named Plant Manager for ART Metals Group effective immediately. Bill will keep his current responsibilities (Engineering; Sensor Development & Application; Tool Room and RUN-IMPROVE-GROW) for now with expectations that others will be assigned day-to-day responsibility for several of these key areas in the coming weeks.

Bill brings more... Read More

BLM Group USA Announces New Regional Sales Manager

May 10, 2017

Wixom, MI - BLM GROUP USA (www.blmgroup.com), a global leader in the manufacture of tube and sheet metal processing equipment, has announced the appointment of Russell Clark, Regional Sales Manager - Mid Atlantic. The announcement was made by Dr. Jeffrey Ahrstrom, President and Chief Operating Officer.

In this new capacity, Clark will direct BLM... Read More

Thomas Research Products/Norlux Appoints Michael Alson as Northeast Regional Sales Manager

May 06, 2017

Elgin, Illinois May 2, 2017 - Thomas Research Products/Norlux announces the appointment of Michael Alson as the company's Regional Sales Manager for the Northeast United States. The company, part of Hubbell Lighting Components, manufactures complete LED power and control solutions for OEMs and retrofitters.

Mr. Alson works with lighting OEMs, ESCOs, retrofitters, engineers and... Read More

International Polymer Solutions Inc. (IPS) Adds Regional Sales Support

May 03, 2017

IPS, specialty manufacturer of plastic fluid handling components for pharmaceutical, semiconductor, laboratory and other chemical environments, continues to expand their team

IRVINE, Calif., May 1, 2017 - International Polymer Solutions Inc. (IPS) is pleased to announce that Bret Stokes has joined us as our new Regional Sales Manager for the US Mountain & Central Regions.

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Elaine Jacob to be Inducted to NACD Hall of Fame

Apr 27, 2017

Recognizing a True Pioneer in the Packaging Industry

LIVONIA, MI (April, 2017)… MJS Packaging is pleased to announce that Elaine Jacob has been selected for induction into the National Association of Container Distributors (NACD) Hall of Fame. This annual award recognizes an individual who has made a significant impact on the packaging industry. Elaine will be honored in memoriam on... Read More

Canada Welcomes New Regional Sales Manager in Southwestern, Ontario

Apr 20, 2017

Germantown, WI - April, 2017 - Canada continues its growth with the addition of Patrick Butler as Regional Sales Manager in Southwestern, Ontario. Butler is an Ontario native, born and raised just outside of Toronto. He spent 16 years with Phoenix Contact as a District Application Specialist, a Regional Sales Manager, and Regional Channel Manager providing a strong knowledge of the industry... Read More

C&J Industries Announces New President & CEO

Apr 19, 2017

C&J Industries forms a 100% employee-owned ESOP

Meadville, PA – October 3, 2016 On Friday, September 30, 2016, during an off-site management meeting, C&J Industries’ long-standing President and CEO, Dennis Frampton announced his retirement. Mr. Frampton’s decision had been planned for several months and was timed to coincide with the end of the company’s fiscal year.

As... Read More

Shephard Girion Named General Manager For Dytran Instruments, Inc.

Apr 17, 2017

August 15, 2016 – Chatsworth, California, USA – Dytran Instruments, Inc. (www.dytran.com) a leading manufacturer of piezoelectric and DC MEMS accelerometers, dynamic force and pressure sensors, cables, and associated electronics, is pleased to announce that Shephard (Shep) Girion has been named general manager.

In his new position, Shep is... Read More