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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

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Joseph Giacinto Joins the LEWCO Engineering Team

March 30, 2015

LEWCO, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Joseph Giacinto as Service Engineer for the Industrial Oven Team. Giacinto earned his bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from Case Western University in 1991 and joins LEWCO with 10 years of field engineering experience and over 20 years in the industry... Read More

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Hydra-Flex, Inc. Names Tim Loughrey Director of Sales

March 30, 2015

New Position Will Direct Sales Teams, Expansion Into New Markets Burnsville, MN – Hydra-Flex, Inc., manufacturer of innovative fluid handling equipment, has named Tim Loughrey its new Director of Sales. Tim brings over 20 years of sales and sales management experience from the chemical, paper, equipment, and food... Read More

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Q-Lab's Gary Cornell Elected as Vice-Chair of SAE Committee

March 30, 2015

Q-Lab, the worldwide leader in accelerated weathering equipment and outdoor exposure test services, is pleased to announce that Mr. Gary Cornell was recently elected as Vice-Chair of the Society for Automotive Engineering (SAE) Textile and Flexible Plastics Committee. Some of the important weathering standards... Read More

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Luther Peoples Appointed Vecoplan Electrical Department Manager

March 27, 2015

Luther, “Luke”, Peoples has been named Electrical Department Manager at Vecoplan, LLC. All of Vecoplan’s control panels and systems for their shredders, recycling, waste-to-fuel, and secure destruction systems are produced in Vecoplan’s UL508 shop. As well, Vecoplan’s Electrical Department designs and produces... Read More

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Eriez® Promotes Mike Mankosa to Executive Vice President-Global Technology

March 27, 2015

Erie, PA - Eriez® President and CEO Tim Shuttleworth announces the promotion of Mike Mankosa to Executive Vice President-Global Technology. Mankosa was previously Eriez’ Vice President of Operations, a role he held since 2004. In his new position, Mankosa will focus his efforts on leveraging Eriez’ technology to... Read More

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Saline Lectronics Appoints New Director of Quality and Continuous Improvements

March 27, 2015

SALINE, MI – Saline Lectronics Inc., a leading electronics contract manufacturer, is pleased to announce the addition of Margaret Murdock as its Director of Quality and Continuous Improvements. Hiring new and experienced talent is an integral part of Saline Lectronics’ overall plan to cement its role as a proactive... Read More

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GSM Industrial, Inc. Appoints New Field Account Representative

March 26, 2015

Lancaster, PA – GSM Industrial, Inc. (www.gsmindustrial.com) announced today that Robert (Bob) Holton has joined the company to further develop their growing portfolio of regional accounts. Bob comes to GSM with a wealth of experience in the Industry, having spent the past 39-years working for local, industrial... Read More

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Techcon Systems Promotes Bret Visciglia to RSM for the Midwest

March 26, 2015

Garden Grove, CA – Techcon Systems, a product group of OK International and a leading provider of fluid dispensing systems and solutions, is pleased to announce that Bret Visciglia has been promoted to Regional Sales Manager – Midwest. Visciglia joined OK International at the beginning of 2014 and will transition... Read More

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Alex Tabenkin of Mahr Federal Honored with ASME 2014 Dedicated Service Award

March 26, 2015

The long-serving B46 Committee Member is one of the nation's foremost experts on surface finish and geometry gaging PROVIDENCE, RI – Mahr Federal's Alexander N. Tabenkin was presented with the ASME 2014 Dedicated Service Award for Standardization and Testing during the ASME B46 meeting on October 24, 2014, at NIST... Read More

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Dr. Wusheng Yin, to Speak at IMAPS New England Symposium and Expo 2015

March 25, 2015

Albany, NY - Dr. Wusheng Yin, President of YINCAE Advanced Materials LLC, will be presenting in the Technical Sessions on "The Future of Solder Joint Encapsulation" at the upcoming IMAPS New England Symposium and Expo 2015. The conference will be held on May 5th at the Holiday Inn Conference Center in Boxborough... Read More