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Kaydon Bearings Names Stofferahn Vice President of N.A. Sales

January 20, 2012

Muskegon, Michigan, USA... Michael Stofferahn has been appointed vice president of North American sales by Kaydon Bearings Division. In his new position, he will lead the North American OEM and distribution sales teams as well as Kaydon's industry management for the aerospace and defense, medical, heavy equipment... Read More

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Indium Corporation's Eric Bastow Named Assistant Technical Manager

January 20, 2012

Indium Corporation announces the promotion of Eric Bastow to Assistant Technical Manager. In this position, Eric provides oversight to the Technical Support Team through leadership, advice, technical knowledge, and support to product management. Eric continues to provide technical support for the Pacific Northwest... Read More

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Edmund Optics® Mourns the Loss of Founder, Norman W. Edmund

January 19, 2012

January 17, 2012, Barrington, NJ - Robert Edmund, CEO of Edmund Optics (EO), shared this morning the sad news of the passing of his father and founder of Edmund Optics, Norman Wilson Edmund. Norman W. Edmund Norman W. Edmund was known throughout the world as the creator and entrepreneurial spirit behind Edmund... Read More

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Plymouth Tube Company Announces Changes to Leadership Team

January 18, 2012

Warrenville, IL - Donald Van Pelt, Jr., "Van", President and CEO, announced that effective January 1, 2012 David Barnes has been appointed to the newly created role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). Mr. Barnes previously served as Vice President of Finance & Administration for the company since 2006. Prior to... Read More

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Industry Professional Assumes Chairman Position for WWEMA

January 18, 2012

First Woman Chair in 103 Year History Loves Park, IL, January 2012 - The Board of Directors of the Water and Wastewater Equipment Manufacturer's Association (WWEMA) has elected Deborah LaVelle to assume the position of Chairman for its 2011-2012 term. LaVelle is the first woman to serve as Chairman in the... Read More

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Mersen Appoints New Vice President

January 17, 2012

Roy Ball, VP Research & Development, USA/Mexico NEWBURYPORT, Mass. - (January 9, 2012) - Mersen, a global leader in the field of electrical protection, has named Roy Ball its VP Research & Development, USA/Mexico. Roy will be responsible for new product research and development and sustaining engineering. Roy... Read More

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Renishaw Appoints Sales Engineer for Southwest Region

January 17, 2012

Schermerhorn brings 11 years Renishaw experience to customers in Texas and Louisiana. JANUARY 2012 - Renishaw announces the appointment of Sheila Schermerhorn as regional sales manager for the Southwest region, covering Texas and Louisiana. Schermerhorn provides applications engineering solutions for Renishaw's... Read More

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Magnetek Hires New Automation Systems Application Engineering Specialist

January 17, 2012

MENOMONEE FALLS, Wis. - January 5, 2012 - Magnetek, Inc., a leading supplier of digital power and motion control systems, announces the addition of Rick Emmer as an Automation Systems Application Sales Specialist. Rick has more than 17 years of experience working with material handling applications, primarily... Read More

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Ron Wesel Has Been Promoted to President of LMI Packaging Solutions

January 17, 2012

Ron Wesel has been promoted to President of LMI Packaging Solutions, a provider of food packaging products and services. Wesel brings to the post an extensive background in sales, marketing and business leadership, most recently as Vice President and General Manager. He will oversee all functional areas at the... Read More

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CounterBalance Corp. Names Karen Cashell Manager of Cost Accounting

January 17, 2012

NORTH VENICE, FL - January 12, 2012 - CounterBalance Corporation, a manufacturer of modular torsion spring systems used to lift lids and covers, has named Karen Cashell the Manager of Cost Accounting. Cashell will be in charge of managing detail product costing, project cost analysis, accounts payable, inventory... Read More

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Kopp Glass, Inc. Announces the Election of Rob Diana to Vice President of Operations

January 17, 2012

Kopp Glass is proud to announce that Rob Diana has been elected to the position of Vice President of Operations. Rob has been with Kopp for approximately 25 years. Rob received a Bachelor of Science Degree in MIS from Robert Morris University. He's previously served as Kopp's IT Manager, Production Manager, and... Read More

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Scranton Products Introduces Dean Parker as New Product Specialist

January 13, 2012

Scranton Products is pleased to announce the addition of Dean Parker to the Scranton Products team as Product Specialist. In this capacity, Dean will be primarily responsible for architectural specification growth, building strong dealer partnerships and working with end users to promote the growth of Scranton... Read More

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Scranton Products Introduces Michael Janssen as New Product Specialist

January 13, 2012

Scranton Products is pleased to announce the addition of Michael Janssen to the Scranton Products team as Product Specialist. In this capacity, Michael will be primarily responsible for architectural specification growth, building strong dealer partnerships and working with end users to promote the growth of... Read More

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Magnet Applications Expands Manufacturing and Technical Staff

January 11, 2012

NEWTON, KS - Magnet Applications, Inc. (MAI), a subsidiary of BuntingĀ® Magnetics Company, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jerry DePrator to Production Manager and the addition of Janice Pandullo as Quality Engineer and Joe Benden for our Magnetic Components Engineer role. Mr. DePrator has worked for MAI as... Read More

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Saddle Creek Names Vice President of Fulfillment

January 11, 2012

Lakeland, Fla., Jan. 10, 2012 - Saddle Creek Corp., a nationwide third-party logistics provider, announced that the company has named Perry Belcastro as vice president, fulfillment services. In his new role, Belcastro will lead Saddle Creek's fulfillment business unit with a focus on providing turnkey... Read More

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Warren Rupp, Inc. Appoints New Vice-President of Sales

January 9, 2012

MANSFIELD, Ohio, January 4, 2012 -- Warren Rupp, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Dan Johnston to the position of Vice President of Global Sales. In this role, Mr. Johnston will be responsible for the global sales of the Warren Rupp, Inc. brands including SANDPIPER, Versa-Matic, Blagdon, Pumper Parts... Read More

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CAS Names Dana Kennedy as New Product Manager for Accsense

January 6, 2012

Cost-Effective Wireless Solutions for Temperature, Humidity, and More CAS DataLoggers is proud to name Dana Kennedy as its new Product Manager for Accsense, continuing an ongoing commitment to provide customers with low-cost wireless solutions for all their critical applications. Dana has extensive familiarity and... Read More

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Regal Beloit Announces Mark J. Gliebe to Serve as Chairman

January 4, 2012

January 3, 2012 (Beloit, WI): Regal Beloit Corporation (NYSE: RBC) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Mark J. Gliebe, the Company's current President and Chief Executive Officer and a member of the Board of Directors, to serve as Chairman of the Board effective January 2, 2012. Mr. Gliebe... Read More

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Dapra Corporation Appoints Michael Bitner as Vice President - Sales & Product Management

January 3, 2012

December 28, 2011 - Dapra Corporation, a manufacturer of high-performance indexable carbide milling tools, is pleased to announce that Michael Bitner has been appointed Vice President - Sales & Product Management. In his new role, Mike will be responsible for sales and marketing, as well as managing distributor... Read More

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People on the Move

January 2, 2012

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA), an accredited standards developer and member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has... Read More