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Kennametal Names Gretchen Jezerc Vice President, Global Product Management

February 1, 2011

(LATROBE, PA) - Kennametal Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Gretchen W. Jezerc to the position of Vice President, Global Product Management, effective immediately. With deep leadership experience in marketing for a number of global manufacturing companies, Jezerc has strategized, developed, and... Read More

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Prototron Appoints Michael Graves Director of Operations: Tucson Facility

February 1, 2011

REDMOND: Dave Ryder, President and owner of Prototron Circuits of Redmond Washington and Tucson, Arizona has announced the appointment Michael Graves as Director of Operations for the Prototron Tucson Facility. In his new position, Mr. Graves will be responsible for all Operations with Production, Engineering and... Read More

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RS Precision Continues Its Commitment to Quality and Customer Value with the Addition of a Six Sigma Black Belt.

February 1, 2011

Allan Brill named Continuous Improvement Manager. Robert Savitzky, President of RS Precision, today announced the addition of Allan Brill, a Certified Six Sigma Black Belt with Lean Expert accreditations, to the RS Precision staff. Mr. Brill takes on the newly formed position of Continuous Improvement... Read More

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Davis-Standard, LLC Announces Addition of Employees from Harrel Acquisition

February 1, 2011

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - The Extrusion Systems Group of Davis-Standard, LLC is announcing the addition of three key employees from the former Harrel, Incorporated of Norwalk, Connecticut. Davis-Standard announced the acquisition of Harrel in October, and operations have since moved to Davis-Standard's headquarters in... Read More

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Darrian Young - ColorGATE Representative for Spain / Portugal

January 31, 2011

ColorGATE, specialist for RIP software and Color Management, expands its range: News that will make insiders in the industry sit up and take notice: Starting immediately, Darrian Young, an internationally recognized expert for the optimization, standardization and implementation of workflows on the basis of color... Read More

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SightLogix Appoints Director of Support Services

January 31, 2011

Princeton, NJ (January 25, 2011) - SightLogix®, Inc., the leading supplier of intelligent video systems for outdoor areas and perimeter security, today announced the appointment of Tim Fagin as its new Director of Support Services. Fagin will be responsible for developing and implementing channel training, best... Read More

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Broadcast Pix Hires Paul Lara as Director of Marketing

January 31, 2011

Billerica, Massachusetts (January 25, 2011) Broadcast Pix(TM) announced today that Paul Lara has been named director of marketing. Lara has worked in the television industry for more than 25 years, including five years as producer and news director for KCEN-TV in Waco, Texas, and eight years in video production for... Read More

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AMAG Technology Promotes David Higgs to Director of Technical Support

January 31, 2011

Torrance, CA, January 26, 2011 - AMAG Technology, a security management system provider encompassing access control, IP video and intrusion detection, announces the promotion of David Higgs to Director of Technical Support. As Director, David will manage all aspects of AMAG's technical support department... Read More

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Mate Precision Tooling Opens Shanghai China Office Wei Sun Appointed China Sales Manager

January 31, 2011

Anoka, Minnesota: Mate Precision Tooling, a world-leading manufacturer of CNC punch press tooling, announced today the opening of its new sales office in Shanghai, China. Wei Sun was appointed China Sales Manager for this new Mate office. Jim Thomas, Vice President of International Sales, made the announcement and... Read More

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Magenta Technology Appoints Richard Puddephatt as Its New Chief Executive Officer

January 28, 2011

London, January 2011 - Magenta Technology, leading provider of dynamic real time scheduling solutions for flagship players of the transportation industry, announced that its board of directors has named Richard Puddephatt as its new CEO. Richard joined Magenta in July 2003. Prior to his current responsibilities... Read More

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Saddle Creek Adds Director of Business Development in Southern California

January 28, 2011

Lakeland, Fla., Oct. 12, 2010 - Saddle Creek Corporation, a nationwide third-party logistics provider, has added a new director of business development to support the company's growth in Southern California. Scott Weiss will oversee the development of new customer relationships and maintain organic growth within... Read More

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New VP of Heat Treating at Inductoheat Inc.

January 28, 2011

Inductoheat, Inc. Madison Heights, MI, has appointed Robert Madeira as the Vice President of Heat Treating. Mr. Madeira has worked in the induction heat treat industry for more than 26 years, most recently as the Director of Sales for Fluxtrol, Inc. He has a BS from Michigan State and a MA from University of... Read More

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EDI Promotes Sam G. Iuliano to Director of Technical Sales

January 28, 2011

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI., U.S.A., January 22, 2011: Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI) has promoted Sam G. Iuliano to the position of director of technical sales, it was announced today by Dennis S. Paradise, vice president of sales and marketing. Iuliano will be responsible for providing technical support to... Read More

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ALAN Names Director of Operations

January 27, 2011

Charitable Contribution Strengthens Organization's Disaster Relief Efforts Minneapolis, June 22, 2010 - The American Logistics Aid Network (ALAN) today announced that the organization has named a director of operations to strengthen its efforts to support humanitarian relief. Saddle Creek Corporation, a... Read More

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IMR KHA - Portland welcomes Jaret Frarjord as Technical Director

January 27, 2011

IMR KHA in Portland, OR is pleased to announce the addition of Jaret Frafjord as Technical Director. Jaret brings considerable experience and knowledge to the Portland team, with expertise in metallography, optical microscopy, electron microscopy & analysis, quantitative image analysis, mechanical testing and... Read More

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New Saddle Creek Business Development Director to Focus on Transportation

January 27, 2011

Lakeland, Fla., Mar. 2, 2010 - Saddle Creek Corporation, a third-party logistics company, has added a new director of business development who will focus heavily on transportation. Saddle Creek has continued to develop both its asset-based and non-asset-based capabilities since it formed its transportation services... Read More

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Ray Shead joins NDC Infrared Engineering

January 26, 2011

IRWINDALE, CA (www.ndc.com) - NDC Infrared Engineering is pleased to announce that Ray Shead has recently joined NDC, Irwindale California as their Marketing Manager. Ray has been involved in the measurement and control business for over 25 years, within the web industries and also the paper industry. His previous... Read More

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Alcoa Board of Directors Elects John Kenna Vice President, Tax; Olivier Jarrault Elected Executive Vice President

January 26, 2011

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that its Board of Directors has elected John Kenna, 50, as Vice President, Tax and an Officer of the company. He had been serving as Acting Director of the Tax Department since May 2010. The Board also elected Olivier Jarrault, 49, to the additional position of Executive... Read More

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KS Custom Molder Hires Engineering Technology Specialist

January 26, 2011

OSBORNE, KS - RIM and RTM leader Osborne Industries Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Jason Rash, who holds a bachelor's degree in plastics engineering technology from Kansas' Pittsburg State University. "We're eager for Jason to learn the more intricate aspects of RIM and RTM molding to see how we can... Read More

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Rebecca Boenigk of Neutral Posture Named a '2011 Women's Business Enterprise Star' by Women's Business Enterprise National Council

January 26, 2011

To be honored before 1,000 at 'Salute to Women's Business Enterprises' BRYAN, Texas, Jan. 19, 2011 - Rebecca Boenigk, CEO and Chairman of the Board of Neutral Posture, Inc., will receive the nation's premier award for excellence among women's business enterprises (WBEs) bestowed by the Women's Business Enterprise... Read More