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PFERD inc. Appoints New Steel Works Technical Sales Specialist

October 21, 2016

Milwaukee, WI - PFERD INC., a global manufacturer and distributor of abrasives, brushes and power tools, has announced the appointment of Tim Lee to the position of Technical Sales Specialist-Steel Works. The announcement was made by Gene Huegin, president. In this position, Lee will be responsible for working with customers on their cutting requirements, particularly large diameter cutoff... Read More

PFERD inc. Appoints New Steel Works Technical Sales Specialist

October 18, 2016

Milwaukee, WI - PFERD INC., a global manufacturer and distributor of abrasives, brushes and power tools, has announced the appointment of Tim Lee to the position of Technical Sales Specialist-Steel Works. The announcement was made by Gene Huegin, president. In this position, Lee will be responsible for working with customers on their cutting requirements, particularly large diameter cutoff... Read More

Stewart EFI, LLC Bolsters Engineering Staff with Addition of Three New Engineers

October 17, 2016

Thomaston, CT - October 10, 2016 - Stewart EFI, LLC is proud to announce the addition of Ryan D. Ulizio as Manufacturing Engineer and Dalton J. Bassett and Geri Gonxhere as Design Engineers to our Engineering staff. Before joining Stewart EFI, Ryan received his BA in Finance from Saint Bonaventure University and has previous experience at Votto Vines and Beckton Dickinson. Dalton is a... Read More

Freudenberg-NOK's Jandreau Wins Women Worth Watching Award from Diversity Journal

October 17, 2016

PLYMOUTH, Mich., Oct. 14, 2016 - Freudenberg-NOK Sealing Technologies (Freudenberg-NOK) today announced that Vicky Jandreau, director of its lean and Six Sigma GROWTTH® program in North America, has been recognized by Profiles in Diversity Journal with a “Women Worth Watching” award. Profiles in Diversity Journal’s 15th Annual Women Worth Watching Awards works to identify,... Read More

Mark Kapp Appointed Midwest Regional Sales Manager at Axon

October 11, 2016

Mark Kapp joins Axon at a time when this Pro Mach division is gaining new customers and expanding services in the 12-state Midwestern sales region. RALEIGH, North Carolina - Axon, powered by Pro Mach, announced today that Mark Kapp, an experienced industry sales professional, has joined the company as Midwest Regional Sales Manager. Axon is a leading manufacturer of fully automated,... Read More

BryCoat Hires Coatings Expert, Ray Sinatra

October 10, 2016

BryCoat Hires Coatings Expert, Ray Sinatra Oldsmar, FL, October 5, 2016 - BryCoat Inc., a global leader in advanced metallurgical coatings, announced today the hiring of Raymond "Ray" Sinatra as a Principal Technical Expert. Sinatra will add his vast experience in thermal spray coatings and surface technology to the Brycoat team. Mr. Sinatra spent the past 21 years as a Senior Specialist for the... Read More

Prashant Dave, Triatek Director of Production and Procurement, Receives Faces of Manufacturing Award from Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership

October 6, 2016

NORCROSS, GEORGIA - On Tuesday September 27, 2016 Prashant Dave, Triatek’s Director of Production and Procurement, received the September 2016 Faces of Manufacturing Award from the Georgia Manufacturing Extension Partnership (GaMEP). The Faces of Manufacturing program highlights the dedicated men and women in Georgia whose talents and contributions in the manufacturing industry impact local... Read More

Seacole, Minneapolis-Based Chemical Company, Hires Account Manager Dedicated to PCB Market

October 4, 2016

Seacole, Minneapolis-Based Chemical Company, Hires Account Manager Dedicated to PCB Market Minneapolis, Minnesota- Seacole Specialty Chemical is excited to announce the hiring of Walt Forgacs as a printed circuit board account manager. Forgacs' mission will be to strengthen and grow Seacole's printed circuit board segment of the business. Seacole provides Tier II Chemistry that meets the... Read More

Emerson Bearing Boston Appoints Lee Holt as Marketing Specialist

October 3, 2016

BOSTON, MA… Emerson Bearing Boston, a bearing company serving Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) and Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) markets around the world, has appointed Lee Holt as Marketing Specialist. Mr. Holt will oversee Emerson Bearing's Food Processing Division, which is dedicated to accommodating the unique bearing needs of food processors; particularly those... Read More

Goodfellow Appoints Nelson Goes Representative in New England Area

September 26, 2016

Coraopolis, PA - September 21, 2016 - Goodfellow Corporation, a leading provider of metals and materials for researchers and design engineers, has appointed Nelson Goes, co-founder and vice president of GnG Solutions of Tyngsboro, Massachusetts, to service their customers’ needs in the New England area. In announcing the appointment, Stephen Aldersley, President of Goodfellow Corporation, said,... Read More

New Director of Sales and Marketing at Bosch Packaging Technology, Inc. Brings Diverse Background and Global Experience

September 23, 2016

New Richmond, WI - Bosch Packaging Technology, Inc., New Richmond, has appointed Paul Jenks as director of sales and marketing, effective July 25, 2016. A graduate of electronic engineering and management, Jenks brings with him 20 years of experience in the packaging industry and over 17 years of sales and marketing expertise. Besides his background in electrical engineering and management,... Read More

Luke James Joins Vecoplan, LLC

September 19, 2016

Vecoplan LLC, the worldwide leader in size reduction technologies, welcomes Luke James as their newest Sales Manager. The primary responsibility of his new position is sales and business development of Shred Trucks for the Document Destruction and Paper Recycling industries. He will also act as a liaison between customers and Vecoplan’s RD engineering team, in their ongoing Shred Truck... Read More

Kerr to Manage Operations at Lauren Manufacturing

September 16, 2016

(NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio - Sept. 8, 2016) Lauren Manufacturing has named Chris Kerr plant manager of its New Philadelphia, Ohio location. In this new position, Kerr will oversee day-to-day operations of the manufacturing facility, which engineers custom rubber seals and components for use in a wide range of markets. He will focus on helping the company achieve its goals for growth while... Read More

CHEMEON Surface Technology Welcomes Dr. Sjon Westre as Vice President Technology

September 9, 2016

Minden, NV. – On September 8, 2016 Dr. Sjon Westre has been named Vice President of Technology for CHEMEON Surface Technology. He is a proven innovator and recognized subject matter expert in light metal finishing, with emphasis on anodizing and conversion coating solutions for the semiconductor and aerospace industries. Dr. Westre will lead CHEMEON’s development of environmentally... Read More

Bill Hayes Appointed President of Blachford Acoustics Group, North America

September 8, 2016

Blachford Acoustics Group is pleased to announce the hiring of Bill Hayes as President of its North American operations. The rapidly expanding Blachford Acoustics Group now has a total of five business units, strategically placed in Canada, the US and most recently the UK. In this new role, Bill will report to Dr. John Blachford, who becomes Chief Executive Officer for the group in North America.... Read More

Thermcraft Hires New GM

September 7, 2016

Thermcraft is pleased to introduce Mr. Bill Thomson as our new General Manager. Bill will be responsible for day to day operations that foster an environment for positive growth and development within the Thermcraft organization. Bill brings a manufacturing and management experience from a variety of industries including 20 years of thermal processing, manufacturing and management in the furnace... Read More

Valmont Appoints Steve Kaniewski as Chief Operating Officer

September 7, 2016

OMAHA, Neb., Sept. 2, 2016 - Valmont Industries, Inc. (NYSE: VMI), a leading global provider of engineered products and services for infrastructure development and mechanized irrigation equipment and services for agriculture, announced today that its board of directors has promoted Stephen G. Kaniewski to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer of Valmont. The appointment is... Read More

Printed Circuits, Inc. (PCi) Hires Ed Andrews as Director of Quality Systems

September 6, 2016

Rigid-flex circuit board manufacturer, Printed Circuits, Inc. is excited to announce that they have hired Ed Andrews as their Director of Quality Systems. As an ASQ Certified Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence and Lean/Six Sigma Green Belt Certified, Ed is ideally qualified to take PCi’s quality management systems to the next level. Printed Circuits Inc. President and CEO, Ken... Read More

Sagar A. Patel, President of Aircraft Turbine Systems of Woodward, Inc., Joins Kennametal Board of Directors

September 6, 2016

PITTSBURGH, Sept. 1, 2016 - Kennametal Inc. (NYSE: KMT) today announced the election of Sagar A. Patel to its board of directors. Mr. Patel, age 50, serves as the president of aircraft turbine systems of Woodward, Inc. "We are pleased to welcome Sagar Patel as a member of Kennametal's board of directors," said Larry Stranghoener, Kennametal chairman. "Sagar brings extensive experience in... Read More

Introducing Our New North American Sales Manager

September 2, 2016

Thermcraft is pleased to introduce Mr. Scott Miller as our new North American Sales Manager. Scott will have responsibility for developing Thermcraft's market presence as well as assisting in the marketing strategy for both the US and Canadian markets. With nearly 8 years of thermal processing and sales experience in the furnace and oven industry, Scott can help to find the thermal processing... Read More