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ILSCO Appoints Senior VP, Sales and Marketing

August 25, 2011

ILSCO® is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Jim Kosciolek as Senior Vice President, Sales and Marketing. He will be responsible for all U.S. Sales and Marketing functions, including Electrical Distribution, the OEM and Utility Segments, as well as ILSCO's customer service group. With twenty-five years of... Read More

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Whitford Adds Business Development Manager for Flexible Finishes in North America

August 25, 2011

August 2011, Elverson, PA. Ed Sammond joins Whitford, makers of the world's largest, most complete line of fluoropolymer coatings, as business development manager for Flexible Finishes in North America. Ed has more than 25 years' experience in automotive technical and business areas, including development... Read More

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Former U.S. Secretary of Energy, Spencer Abraham Joins International Battery's Board of Directors

August 22, 2011

ALLENTOWN, Pa - April 18, 2011 - International Battery (www.internationalbattery.com), a U.S. manufacturer, designer, and developer of large-format lithium-ion rechargeable batteries and grid-scale systems, today announced the appointment of Former Secretary of Energy Spencer Abraham to its Board of Directors... Read More

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Two Senior Appointments at Murata Power Solutions' Milton Keynes Headquarters

August 22, 2011

Murata Power Solutions announces two senior appointments at its Milton Keynes UK facility. Paul Lee will take on the role of Director of Business Development for low power and magnetic products, taking responsibility for all product management and business development activities. Paul has been with Murata Power... Read More

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Constar International LLC Taps Kerns as Manager of Atlanta Plant

August 19, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, August 16, 2011 - - Constar International LLC, a leading global producer of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic containers and preforms for food and beverages, has chosen David Kerns to serve as plant manager of the Company's Atlanta production facility. Prior to joining Constar, Kerns was a... Read More

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Wireless Ronin Elects Kent Lillemoe and Howard Liszt to its Board of Directors

August 19, 2011

MINNEAPOLIS, Aug. 17, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Wireless Ronin Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:RNIN), a Minneapolis-based marketing technologies provider, announced the election of Kent Lillemoe and Howard Liszt to its Board of Directors. The Board of Directors elected Mr. Lillemoe effective August 15, 2011, and Mr... Read More

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Thomas Industrial Network® Promotes Joe Lardieri To Vice-President of Sales

August 19, 2011

Promotion supports the company's mission to help industrial businesses leverage the web, work more efficiently and drive revenue New York, NY - Thomas Industrial Network®, today announced Joe Lardieri's promotion to Vice-President of Sales. The company has helped buyers and sellers of industrial products... Read More

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TricorBraun Names Director of Sustainability & Plastics

August 18, 2011

Jad Darsey has been named director of sustainability and plastics plastics for TricorBraun, one of North America's largest suppliers of bottles, jars and other rigid packaging. In the newly created post, Mr. Darsey will evaluate new packaging technology and assist TricorBraun's customers with material choices and... Read More

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Mr. Jud Alexander, Executive Vice President

August 18, 2011

Mr. Victor B. Afanasiev, President of Continental Fan Manufacturing Inc. is pleased to announce that Mr. Jud Alexander has been promoted to the newly created position of Executive Vice President. In addition to presently directing the Engineering and Marketing departments, Mr. Alexander will also assume control of... Read More

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Vi TECHNOLOGY Americas Appoints Russell Claybrook as Regional Sales Manager

August 17, 2011

RIchardson, TX, 2011, August 15th - Vi TECHNOLOGY is proud to announce the appointment of Russell Claybrook as Regional Sales Manager, effective now. Jean-Marc Peallat, CEO of Vi TECHNOLOGY Americas, has appointed Russell to manage Vi TECHNOLOGY sales activities in the Southwestern United States covering Louisiana... Read More

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People on the Move

August 17, 2011

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. NSF International, an accredited standards developer and organizational member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced that... Read More

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Manncorp Adds Director of Social Media to Marketing Staff

August 15, 2011

Manncorp has named Jinlei "Penny" Tang Director of Social Media and Web Analytics. In announcing the appointment, CEO Henry Mann underscored the goal of this newly created position: "to forge a closer two-way relationship and dialog between our company and its expanded customer base that now covers every... Read More

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Marine Travelift Announces Promotion of Erich Pfeifer to President & COO

August 15, 2011

STURGEON BAY, WI (August 10, 2011) - Marine Travelift has announced the promotion of Erich Pfeifer to President and Chief Operating Officer beginning August 10, 2011. Erich Pfeifer is succeeding the Company's President and CEO for the past eight years, Steve Pfeifer. Steve Pfeifer will remain Marine Travelift's... Read More

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Environics, Inc. Announces New Majority Stockholder

August 15, 2011

Tolland, CT - Environics, Inc is pleased to announce that Catherine Dunn and Terrence Dunn, have recently acquired ownership of the company, including all shares previously held by company co-founder, Edward Anderson. Anderson, a member of the investor group who founded Environics, Inc. in 1986, has sold his... Read More

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Meggitt Sensing Systems Hires Environmental Health and Safety Specialist

August 12, 2011

Germantown, MD -- Meggitt, the manufacturer of industry-leading accelerometers and vibration sensing products, announced today that it has hired Nick Pignone as the new Environmental Health and Safety Specialist. Mr. Pignone's safety knowledge and experience will greatly enhance the Meggitt Sensing Systems work... Read More

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iPad/PLC Control of MPE's Granulizers

August 11, 2011

(Chicago, IL) Modern Process Equipment (MPE) now offers portable, wireless control of their grinding equipment utilizing the Apple iPad. This configuration allows the grinder's operator to be mobile and/or remote - walking around and away from the grinder and throughout the plant - with full touchscreen access to... Read More

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Magnet Applications Adds General Manager for Pennsylvania Facility

August 10, 2011

NEWTON, KS - Magnet Applications, a subsidiary of Bunting® Magnetics Company, is pleased to announce the addition of Pete Lipetzky, PhD as the new General Manager for our DuBois, Pennsylvania facility. Lipetzky will oversee the total manufacturing and sales operations for the DuBois plant and will report to Robert... Read More

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Elemental LED Welcomes Sustainability Writer Michael Gutman as a Regular Contributor to its LED Lighting Blog

August 10, 2011

LED lighting innovations and technology plus SF Bay Area sustainability news and progress are focuses on the Elemental LED blog San Francisco, CA - August 9, 2011 - Elemental LED, a San Francisco Bay Area-based LED lighting company, recently added a second regular contributor to its company blog. Michael Gutman... Read More

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Deborah A.P. Hersman Sworn in for Second Term as NTSB Chairman

August 8, 2011

Hersman has been a Member of the National Transportation Safety Board since 2004 WASHINGTON - Deborah Hersman was officially sworn in today for a second two-year term as NTSB chairman. She became chairman on July 28, 2009. She was nominated for the second term by President Barack Obama on June 28, 2011, and... Read More

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ITW Muller Appoints Rob Payne to Industry Manager

August 8, 2011

Arlington Heights, IL - ITW Muller, a leading manufacturer of both innovative stretch wrap equipment and high quality stretch wrap film, expands its sales team with the appointment of Rob Payne to Industry Manager. Rob will be responsible for supporting the team in the Western portion of the US and Canada with a... Read More