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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

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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