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IPC Names John W. Mitchell as New President and CEO

April 2, 2012

BANNOCKBURN, Ill., USA, March 28, 2012 - IPC - Association Connecting Electronics IndustriesĀ® announces the appointment of John W. Mitchell as its new president and CEO, effective April 23, 2012. Mitchell brings to IPC a wealth of experience in strategic and tactical planning, international alliances and joint... Read More

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Michelman Names Managing Director of Asia Pacific

March 30, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH (March 29, 2012) - Michelman continues its strategic commitment to the Asian region with the hiring of Mr. Steven Wong as Managing Director of Asia Pacific. Mr. Wong will be responsible for managing Michelman's Asian strategy across all of Michelman's industry segments in accordance with the... Read More

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Michael Wada Named President of NKK Switches

March 30, 2012

Kiyoko Toyama to retire after 13 years as president SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (March 27, 2012) - NKK Switches, the world's leading designer and manufacturer of innovative electromechanical switches, today announced the appointment of Michael Wada as president of NKK Switches, succeeding Kiyoko Toyama who is retiring from... Read More

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EMP SA Switzerland Appoints Erik K. Verhoeff to Lead CO-EX Corporation, USA

March 29, 2012

Stabio, Switzerland - EMP SA, world-leading manufacturer of advanced Polycarbonate sheets and systems, today announced the appointment of Erik K. Verhoeff as Managing Director of CO-EX Corporation (CT, USA) effective immediately. "We expect the business to be pushed to new heights under Erik's stewardship," said... Read More

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Indium Corporation Technology Expert to Present at Printed Electronics Europe 2012

March 29, 2012

Indium Corporation's Manager of Marketing & Technology Assessment Robert Ploessl, PhD, will present at Printed Electronics Europe 2012, April 3-4 in Berlin, Germany. Robert's presentation, The Future of ITO, describes indium's ample availability, supply chain, reserves, and data on historic supply and demand. The... Read More

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Eriez® Hires New Marketing Communications Manager

March 29, 2012

Erie, PA. - Charlie Ingram, EriezĀ® Vice President of Sales and Marketing, today announced that John Blicha has been appointed to the newly created position of Marketing Communications Manager. Blicha will be responsible for overseeing the company's website and promotional activities including advertising, public... Read More

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KC ROBOTICS, INC., an Industrial Robotics Solution Company, Announced Sweeping Personnel and Organizational Changes

March 28, 2012

KC ROBOTICS, INC., an industrial robotics solution company, announced sweeping personnel and organizational changes designed to posture the company for future growth. Crystal Vezey, recently hired Business and HR Manager, made this announcement: "In an effort to better support our customers with improved... Read More

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Corcentric Announces Larry Nemerofsky as Director of Client Integration

March 28, 2012

Corcentric, a leading provider of centralized invoice processing solutions for the automotive aftermarket industry, today announced the appointment of Larry Nemerofsky to the role of Director of Client Integration. Larry brings with him more than 30 years of experience in collaborating with corporate and... Read More

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BTU International Appoints James Yu Director of Operations, China

March 26, 2012

NORTH BILLERICA, Mass., March 21, 2012 - BTU International, Inc., a leading supplier of advanced thermal processing equipment and processes to the alternative energy and electronics manufacturing markets, announces the appointment of James Yu as director of operations, China. He comes to BTU with an impressive... Read More

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Brookfield Names Hebert to Product Manager - Powder Flow Tester

March 23, 2012

Middleboro, MA - Brookfield Engineering Laboratories is pleased to announce the appointment of Vincent Hebert to the position of Product Manager - Powder Flow Tester (PFT). Vinnie will assume responsibility for sales of the PFT in the Americas and will coordinate worldwide sales with Brookfield's international... Read More

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Horton's Jim LeClaire Receives Silver Spark Plug Award

March 22, 2012

Horton's Jim LeClaire receives Silver Spark Plug Award from Technology & Maintenance Council of American Trucking Associations ROSEVILLE, Minn. - Jim LeClaire, Southwest regional sales manager for Horton, Inc., was awarded the Silver Spark Plug Award from the Technology & Maintenance Council (TMC) of American... Read More

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TricorBraun Names New Chief Financial Officer

March 22, 2012

ST. LOUIS, March 21, 2012... TricorBraun has named Charles J. Pfister chief financial officer, according to Keith J. Strope, company president and chief executive officer. Mr. Pfister will be responsible for the firm's finance, corporate administration and human resource groups. He will be based in the firm's St... Read More

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The Rodon Group/ K'NEX Brands President and CEO Michael Araten Participates in Upcoming Corporate Philanthropy Summit

March 22, 2012

Hatfield, PA- March 20, 2012 - Michael Araten, President and CEO of The Rodon Group and K'NEX Brands will join the Philadelphia Business Journal's Philanthropy Summit: Meet the Champions of Charity held on April 26, 2012 in Philadelphia, PA. Philadelphia Business Journal and presenting sponsor Wells Fargo convene... Read More

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Tuffaloy Announces Appointment of New Customer Service Supervisor

March 20, 2012

Tuffaloy Products Inc. a leading full line manufacturer of resistance welding electrodes and copper consumables has announced the appointment of Mark Garner as Customer Service Supervisor. In this position Mark will be responsible for all customer service functions including general communications with the... Read More

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Corcentric Announces New Account Manager for their Accounts Payable Automation Solution, COR360

March 19, 2012

Corcentric, a leading provider of Accounts Payable automation solutions, today announced the appointment of Paul Santini to the role of National Account Manager. Paul brings more than 25 years of experience in Finance, Accounts Payable, and Financial Systems implementations with him. Previously, Paul served as... Read More

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Local Culligan Dealer Appointed to National Bottled Water Board

March 19, 2012

Brockville, Ontario - Hard work is once again paying off for Eastern Ontario Water Technology Ltd. d.b.a Culligan of Eastern Ontario. John Worsnop, plant manager of the Culligan bottling plant in Brockville, has accepted a position on the board of directors for the Canadian Bottled Water Association... Read More

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IPG Photonics Welcomes Kevin Arnold as Regional Sales Manager, Midwest

March 19, 2012

OXFORD, MA, February 27, 2012 -- IPG Photonics Corporation, the world leader in high-power fiber lasers and amplifiers, has appointed Mr. Kevin Arnold as Regional Sales Manager, Midwest. Kevin, an industry veteran with over 25 years in the industrial laser industry, has vast experience selling industrial lasers and... Read More

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Local Culligan Dealers Win National Sales Awards

March 19, 2012

Top 10 national sales numbers net Culligan Men a tropical vacation "Hola hombre de Culligan!" is "Hey Culligan Man!" in Spanish. Two local Culligan men better study up on the translation as their sales performances earned them a trip to Puerto Rico this spring. Mark Spurgeon from Owatonna, MN and Bruce Meyer... Read More

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Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation Hires New VP of Marketing

March 16, 2012

The latest addition to the team wants to tackle the B2B industrial market Pittsburg, CA - March 15, 2012 - Linear motion technology manufacturer Bishop-Wisecarver announced today that a new Vice President of Marketing has been hired to support the company's forward-thinking communications and branding efforts. Eva... Read More

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Airgas Names Doug Sherman Vice President - Communications

March 15, 2012

RADNOR, PA - March 8, 2012 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that Doug Sherman has been named Vice President - Communications, reporting to Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Michael L. Molinini. Sherman brings over 30 years of experience to this role leading the Communications team, which... Read More