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Rockford Specialties Hires Jennifer Wallace as Production Supervisor

April 13, 2015

Rockford, IL  – Rockford Specialties welcomes Jennifer Wallace to its Operations team. As Production Supervisor, Ms. Wallace’s responsibilities will include implementation of a number of departmental initiatives to improve inventory management, product quality and on-time delivery. Additionally, she will oversee... Read More

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Griff Paper and Film Promotes Fred Ciotti to Plant Manager

April 13, 2015

Griff Paper and Film in Fallsington, PA, is an industry leading supplier, converter, and manufacturer of specialty paper and films for over 30 years. Fred Ciotti has recently been appointed as new Plant Manager of their 275 Lower Morrisville Road facility where the majority of the company’s converting is... Read More

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TPS Announces the Appointment of Dave Strand as President and CEO

April 10, 2015

TPS is pleased to announce the appointment of Dave Strand as President and Chief Executive Officer of TPS, LLC, effective April 8, 2015. Dave brings almost 30 years of experience in the industrial oven and furnace industry, spanning the areas of operations, service, and sales, all with Wisconsin Oven Corporation... Read More

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Misty Turner Promoted to Assistant Service Manager at Vecoplan LLC

April 10, 2015

Vecoplan, LLC, a worldwide leader in shredding, recycling and waste processing technologies, has promoted Misty Turner to the position of Assistant Service Manager. Part of the company’s commitment to providing service excellence, Turner is now the go-to-gal for all things service. Responsibilities of her new... Read More

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McFadden Promoted to Human Resources Manager for Lauren International

April 9, 2015

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio – April 8, 2015 Lauren International, a parent company of eight dynamic subsidiaries offering superior products and services, has announced the promotion of Nanette McFadden to Human Resources Manager of Lauren International. In her new position, McFadden will manage and evaluate Lauren... Read More

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Avomeen Analytical Services Appoints David W. Riggs as President

April 9, 2015

Avomeen Analytical Services announces hiring of David W. Riggs as President Ann Arbor, MI. – David W. Riggs, PE has been appointed President of Avomeen Analytical Services (www.avomeen.com). Riggs comes to Avomeen after enjoying a successful career advancing through companies including Chemir (President), Cas-MI... Read More

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HEIDENHAIN Corporation Hires Two Sales Executives For ETEL Brand

April 8, 2015

SCHAUMBURG, IL  – HEIDENHAIN Corporation announces the new hire of two sales executives dedicated to the ETEL brand: Andy Mehdi, Regional Sales Manager and Julius Rurangirwa, Sales and Applications Engineer.  Of particular interest to the semiconductor and high tech equipment industries, ETEL’s motors and motion... Read More

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Spider Hires Sherry Wade as District Sales Representative - Denver

April 7, 2015

Seattle – Spider, a division of SafeWorks, LLC, announces Sherry Wade has joined its Denver operation center as District Sales Representative. In this role, Sherry is responsible for solving the suspended scaffolding and fall protection challenges of contractors and facility owners throughout Colorado and Wyoming... Read More

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Eriez' Ingram Appointed President of PEMA

April 7, 2015

Erie, PA – Charlie Ingram, Eriez® Vice President of Sales and Marketing, has been appointed President of the Process Equipment Manufacturers Association (PEMA) after serving as the association’s Vice President. Formed in 1960, PEMA brings together companies that supply equipment and systems used by process... Read More

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Uwe Väth to Become Vice President Operations of Schenck Process

April 7, 2015

Darmstadt, – Uwe Väth (43) shall assume control over Operations of the Schenck Process Group effective April 1, 2015. In this role, he will be responsible for global manufacturing, supply chain and purchasing, and will report to Andreas Evertz, President and CEO. At the same time, he will become Joint Managing... Read More

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GF Machining Solutions Names Scott Fosdick Head of Americas Region

April 3, 2015

Company promotes from within for new president LINCOLNSHIRE, Ill. – GF Machining Solutions has appointed Scott Fosdick as its new Head of Market Region Americas. Previously the company’s Segment Manager for Aerospace and Automotive Asia, U.S.-born Fosdick takes over for former region president Glynn... Read More

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Metal-Era Appoints New Sales Manager

April 3, 2015

Waukesha, WI – Metal-Era, Inc., the national leader in commercial engineered roof solutions announces that Eric Godfrey has been promoted to Sales Manager. In his new role, Godfrey manages all of Metal-Era’s Customer Account Representatives by coordinating and implementing strategies to increase customer relation... Read More

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Eriez® Names Gland Director-Erie Operations

April 2, 2015

Erie, PA - Eriez® President and CEO Tim Shuttleworth announces the promotion of Tim Gland to Director-Erie Operations. Gland joined Eriez a year ago as Facilities Director. Before his employment at Eriez, Gland worked for Lord Corporation as Director-Chemical and Mechanical Operations. In that role, he was... Read More

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Derrick Hendricks Promoted to Director of Sales for Cardinal Systems

April 2, 2015

Schuylkill Haven, PA – Cardinal Systems, Inc., manufacturer of steel and polymer wall pool panels, is pleased to announce the promotion of Derrick Hendricks to Director of Sales. For the last two years, Derrick has served as the National Manager of Sales – Pool Division. Derrick’s new responsibilities will include... Read More

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Bob Peacock Business Person of the Year

April 1, 2015

The Brampton Board of Trade is proud to announce that Bob Peacock is the 2015 Business Person of the Year. Bob is the President of Almag Aluminum Inc, a service driven, custom aluminum extruder based in Brampton. A family-owned business started by his father, Almag has grown steadily by being profitable in almost... Read More

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Eriez® Appoints New Executive Vice President of Global Strategy and Development

March 31, 2015

Erie, PA – Eriez® President and CEO Tim Shuttleworth announces the appointment of Lukas Guenthardt as Executive Vice President of Global Strategy Development. Guenthardt recently joined Eriez in anticipation of Andy Lewis’ retirement from the role of Vice President-International on April 10, 2015, according to... Read More

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Jamie O'Neill Named General Manager of Nilfisk-Advance, Inc., Industrial Vacuum Division

March 31, 2015

MORGANTOWN, Pa. – Nilfisk has promoted Jamie O’Neill from his position as director of sales to the position of general manager for Nilfisk-Advance, Inc.’s Industrial Vacuum division. As general manager, O’Neill will report directly to Jeff Barna, president and senior general manager the Americas. He is responsible... Read More

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Michelman Hires New Group Director for Printing and Packaging Group

March 31, 2015

CINCINNATI, OH  – Michelman is pleased to announce the hiring of Bill Magee, as Group Director, Printing Packaging. The Printing Packaging Group is one of three Michelman global Strategic Business Groups that were formed in January of 2015 as the company improved and streamlined its organizational... Read More

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Channellock Inc. Appoints New Vice President of Manufacturing and Engineering

March 31, 2015

MEADVILLE, Pa.  – Channellock Inc., a family- owned and -operated plier and hand tool manufacturer dedicated to American craftsmanship since 1886, has named Michael Smith as its vice president of manufacturing and engineering, effective March 30, 2015. Smith was previously the division manager of Associated Spring... Read More

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Pirtek Announces Winners of its 17th Annual Franchise Owner Conference Awards Pirtek Leaders Gathered to Celebrate 2014 Success

March 31, 2015

Pirtek Leaders Gathered to Celebrate 2014 Success Rockledge, Fla. — Pirtek, an industry leader in fluid power system hose repair, recently held its annual awards ceremony in Melbourne, Fla. Franchise owners and corporate leaders from around the country met to celebrate the brand’s achievements, learn best practices... Read More