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Lyris Appoints Technology Leaders, Industry Veterans to the Board of Directors

February 9, 2012

EMERYVILLE, Calif., Feb. 7, 2012 -- Lyris, Inc. (OTCBB:LYRI), the global digital marketing expert, today announced the appointment of Christopher Harrington and Roy Camblin to its board of directors. As recognized industry veterans, Harrington and Camblin together bring more than four decades of executive... Read More

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Michelman CEO Steven J. Shifman Elected to TAPPI Board of Directors

February 8, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH (February 5, 2012) - TAPPI recently announced that Mr. Steven J. Shifman, President and CEO of Michelman, Inc., has been elected to serve on the 2012-2014 TAPPI Board of Directors. Mr. Shifman will begin his three-year term in March 2012. As a TAPPI Board member, Shifman's duties will include... Read More

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Elliott Group Promotes Art Titus to Chief Operating Officer

February 8, 2012

Jeannette, PA - January 17, 2012 - Elliott Group announces that Art Titus has been named Chief Operating Officer, succeeding outgoing COO Tony Casillo, who retired in December after 36 years with Elliott. "Over the past six years, Tony Casillo led Elliott through a period of sustained growth and the closer... Read More

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Really Strategies Promotes Marianne Calilhanna to Director of Marketing

February 8, 2012

Audubon, Pa.-February 7, 2012-Really Strategies Inc. has announced the promotion of Marianne Calilhanna to director of marketing. Marianne started her career with Really Strategies in 2001 as a consultant helping publishers re-engineer content structure and editorial processes. In 2004 Marianne changed positions... Read More

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Michelman CEO Steven J. Shifman Elected to TAPPI Board of Directors

February 7, 2012

CINCINNATI, OH (February 5, 2012) - TAPPI recently announced that Mr. Steven J. Shifman, President and CEO of Michelman, Inc., has been elected to serve on the 2012-2014 TAPPI Board of Directors. Mr. Shifman will begin his three-year term in March 2012. As a TAPPI Board member, Shifman's duties will include... Read More

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Trans-Matic President PJ Thompson Attends DC Roundtable Meeting with MI Sen. Debbie Stabenow

February 7, 2012

Trans-Matic Manufacturing Company President PJ Thompson was a guest of Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow at the congresswoman's national job creation roundtable meeting in Washington, D.C. on February 1, 2012. The roundtable included other Senators and businesspeople from across the United States. Trans-Matic is a... Read More

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Jim Suetholz Appointed as Central US Sales Manager

February 7, 2012

AURORA, IN - Jim Suetholz has been appointed as the central United States sales manager for Stedman Machine Company. Jim holds a Bachelor of Science degree in electrical engineering from the University of Kentucky. He has over 17 years of experience in capital equipment sales in the mining, steel and various... Read More

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Gregory Hollows Named AIA Chairman

February 1, 2012

January 30, 2012, Barrington, NJ - Edmund OpticsĀ® (EO), the premier provider of optical components, is pleased to announce that Gregory Hollows, EO's Director of Machine Vision Solutions, was named Chairman of the AIA Board of Directors for 2012-2013 during the AIA Business Conference in Orlando, Florida. The AIA... Read More

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The Rodon Group/ K'NEX Brands President and CEO Michael Araten Joins the Board of American Made Matters

February 1, 2012

Pennsylvania-based organization dedicated to educating consumers that buying U.S.-made products strengthens the American Dream Hatfield, PA- January 30, 2012 - Michael Araten, President and CEO of The Rodon Group and K'NEX Brands has been named a Board Member of Pennsylvania-based "American Made Matters." The... Read More

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PTR's Gary LaFlamme Named as a Counselor of the American Welding Society

January 31, 2012

Chicago, IL - November 14, 2011 - Contract Welding Manager, Gary LaFlamme, has been selected as a Counselor of the American Welding Society (AWS). This award was established in 1999 by the AWS to recognize individual members for a career of distinguished leadership and enhancing the image and impact of the welding... Read More

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Spaceguard Products, Inc Announces New President

January 27, 2012

Former Vice President of Sales, Eddie Murphy, Combines Sales and Manufacturing Experience INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 25, 2012 - - SpaceGuard Products, Inc, a leading manufacturer of area guarding and secure storage solutions based in Seymour, Indiana, today announced the appointment of Eddie Murphy as President. Mr... Read More

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Kaydon Bearings and Cooper Bearings Realign Global Sales Team

January 26, 2012

Muskegon, Michigan, USA...The Kaydon Bearings Division and Cooper Bearings units of Kaydon Corporation have announced a new global sales realignment that includes the appointments of three regional sales leaders. Michael Chue, vice president of Asia Pacific, has 29 years of high-level industrial sales experience... Read More

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Walt Kusnier Joins Messinger Bearings

January 25, 2012

Philadelphia, PA (January 23, 2012) - Messinger Bearings, a Kingsbury, Inc. brand, is pleased to welcome Walt Kusnier to the company effective January 23, 2012. Mr. Kusnier has more than 35 years of expertise in the rolling element bearing industry, and is an alumnus of the Michigan Technological University in... Read More

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Edward Tobolski Receives ASTM International Anthony DeBellis Award for Contributions to Mechanical Testing Standardization

January 25, 2012

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 23, 2012-Edward Tobolski, a retired hardness product manager from Wrentham, Mass., has received the Anthony DeBellis Award from ASTM International Committee E28 on Mechanical Testing. A past chairman of Committee E28, Tobolski currently chairs ASTM Subcommittee E04.05 on... Read More

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Airgas Names Jay Worley Vice President - Strategic Pricing

January 23, 2012

RADNOR, PA - January 18, 2012 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that R. Jay Worley has been named Vice President - Strategic Pricing, reporting to Andy Cichocki, Airgas Senior Vice President - Distribution Operations & Business Process Improvement. Worley brings nearly 20 years of industry experience to a... Read More

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Continental Steel & Tube Company Increases Its Sales Force Again!

January 23, 2012

Robert J. Lopshire Joins CS&T Will Head CS&T's Copper, Brass & Bronze Department Fort Lauderdale - January 18, 2012 - Don T. Ascione, President and Chairman of the Board at Continental Steel & Tube Company announced today that CS&T has once again expanded its growing sales force by hiring Robert J. Lopshire... Read More

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Carr Lane Mfg. Co. Names New President

January 23, 2012

The CL Board of Directors has named Alan K. Frost as President, effective November 1, 2011. Alan Frost holds a law degree and MBA from Washington University in St. Louis. He has extensive experience in process improvement through ISO 9001:2008 and as a Malcolm Baldrige National Quality Award Examiner. Frost has 37... Read More

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Engine Yard Names William Platt VP of Worldwide Customer Service

January 20, 2012

The leading Platform as a Service (PaaS), today announced the appointment of William (Bill) Platt as vice president of worldwide customer service. In his new role, Platt will be responsible for leading the company's global customer service organization as Engine Yard expands to meet increasing demand for PaaS... Read More

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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