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Entreprenuer, Jim Lager Acquires PIRTEK Love Field, Dallas, Texas

November 2, 2010

Love Field, TX - Often referred to as a natural entrepreneur by friends and family, the Snap-On Tools multi-unit franchise owner, Jim Lager strikes again in Texas! On October 15, Lager took over PIRTEK's corporate-owned location as franchise owner, in Love Field which only opened three months ago. "I was... Read More

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Pangborn Group Appoints Henrik Jensen President and CEO

November 2, 2010

FAIRBURN, Ga. (Nov. 1, 2010) - Capital Equipment Resources LLC, which conducts business as the Pangborn Group, has appointed Henrik Jensen its new President and Chief Executive Officer. Jensen joins the Pangborn Group after a distinguished career with Sauer-Danfoss, where he served as Managing Director, Executive... Read More

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Plumbing Manufacturers Institute Names Winner of President's Award

November 2, 2010

Rolling Meadows, IL - Plumbing Manufacturers Institute (PMI) Board President Lee Mercer of Moen Incorporated, bestowed its President's Award to Klaus Fromme of Bradley Corporation during the PMI Fall Meeting, which took place Oct. 3-6, 2010 at the Liaison Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. This honor is given as a... Read More

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Comptel Appoints Juhani Hintikka New President and CEO

November 1, 2010

The Board of Directors of Comptel Corporation has today appointed Mr Juhani Hintikka, M.Sc. (Eng.), as the new President and CEO of Comptel. He will assume his new position on January 3, 2011. Juhani Hintikka (b. 1966) is currently the global Head of Operations Support Solutions Business Line at Nokia Siemens... Read More

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Indium Corporation's Karthik Vijayamadhavan Named Technical Manager in Europe

November 1, 2010

Indium Corporation announces the promotion of Karthik Vijayamadhavan to Technical Manager in Europe. In his new role, Karthik supports the technical and product needs of Indium's European customers, including solder paste, engineered solders, thermal interface materials, and semiconductor-grade electronics... Read More

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Mike Farber Joins Berner Intl' to Head the Industrial Dealer Sales Group Expansion

November 1, 2010

New Castle, Pa. - Berner International Corp., a leading U.S. manufacturer of air curtains and other industrial equipment, has named Michael Farber as sales manager of its Industrial Dealer Sales Group. Farber will expand the division by increasing Berner's material handling and industrial door dealer network... Read More

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Con-way Multimodal Appoints C. Thomas "Tommy" Barnes and Greg Orr to Leadership Team

November 1, 2010

New President and Vice President of Operations to Drive Domestic and Global Expansion Goals PORTLAND, Ore., and ANN ARBOR, Mich. - Oct. 27, 2010 - Con-way Multimodal, a division of Con-way Inc.'s (NYSE: CNW) operating unit Menlo Worldwide Logistics, today announced the appointments of C. Thomas "Tommy" Barnes and... Read More

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Nick Magliato Appointed Chief Operations Officer of SunGard Availability Services

November 1, 2010

Wayne, Pa., October 26, 2010 - Nick Magliato has been named chief operations officer at SunGard Availability Services. Mr. Magliato will lead SunGard Availability Services' infrastructure engineering and operations organizations, and is responsible for operational excellence - finding new ways to solve customer... Read More

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Freewave Technologies Adds Blair Harness to Engineering Team

November 1, 2010

Harness will continue to add value to wireless data radio provider's engineering department with his strong knowledge of both hardware and firmware BOULDER, Colo., October 26, 2010 - FreeWave Technologies, (http://www.freewave.com), manufacturer of the most reliable, high-performance spread spectrum and licensed... Read More

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Maxi-Lift Promotes Three People, Hires Two More

November 1, 2010

Dallas, Texas, October 26, 2010: Maxi-Lift has promoted three of its existing employees, and has added two new members to its sales team. Paul Phillips was promoted to Executive Vice-President of Sales, Marketing, and Operations. Paul graduated from West Texas A&M in 1992 with a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, and... Read More

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New Manufacturer Representative Named at CML USA, Inc. Ercolina

November 1, 2010

(DAVENPORT, Iowa) - CML USA, Inc., manufacturer of tube, pipe and profile bending and metalworking machinery, is pleased to announce the following addition to our current sales force. Mike Tarrant of Tarrant Industrial Marketing will serve as Ercolina's Manufacturer's Representative responsible for Texas, Arkansas... Read More

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Igor Kovacevic of G4S Receives Brownyard Award.

November 1, 2010

Custom Protection Officer® Recognized For Heroism In Memphis Hotel Fire. Palm Beach Gardens, FL (October 28, 2010) - Igor Kovacevic, a G4S Custom Protection Officer® who extinguished a hotel fire in Memphis and helped to evacuate 130 occupants safely, has received the Brownyard Award for Meritorious Service... Read More

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Greatland Announces Partnership with Small Business Expert Steve Strauss

November 1, 2010

Greatland's Small Business Center Offers Reliable and Applicable Advice GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Oct. 26 -- Greatland, one of the country's leading providers of W-2 and 1099 products for business, today announced a partnership with Steve Strauss, senior business columnist at USA Today, author of The Small Business... Read More

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Paradigm Group Announces a New Addition

October 29, 2010

Ralph Bianculli Jr. Director of Paradigm Group's E-commerce/Strategic Sales October 25, 2010 - Mr. Ralph Biancull, the CEO of Paradigm Group, today announced the addition of the newest member to the Paradigm team; Ralph Bianculli Jr. Director of Paradigm Group's E-commerce and Strategic Sales. Ralph has joined the... Read More

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Sullins Connector Solutions Names Director of Sales for Asia-Pacific Region

October 29, 2010

San Marcos, CA, October 25, 2010...Sullins Connector Solutions, a global leader in the design and manufacturing of RoHS-compliant board level interconnect products, announced today the appointment of Thomas Huang to director of sales, Asia-Pacific. In this newly created position, Mr. Huang oversees Sullins... Read More

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BULBRITE President Cathy Choi Receives 2010 Industry Leadership Award at the ALA Conference

October 29, 2010

LAS VEGAS - BULBRITE President Cathy Choi has recently received the Residential Lighting 2010 Industry Leadership Award at the American Lighting Associations (ALA) Conference in Las Vegas. BULBRITE is a leading supplier of innovative, energy-efficient light source solutions and the premier educational resource for... Read More

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Pierre Pinard, Quality Assurance Manager, Earns Certification

October 28, 2010

o Focus on maintaining quality and growth simultaneously Pierre F. Pinard, Quality Assurance Manager for Blasch Precision Ceramics, Inc. has completed the requirements to for ASQ-Certification as Manager of Quality/Organizational Excellence. Pinard has reached a significant level of professional recognition... Read More

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Steel King Industries, Inc. Welcomes Richard Hartzler as Its New Major Projects Manager

October 28, 2010

Stevens Point, WI (October 2010) Steel King Industries, Inc., is pleased to introduce Richard Hartzler as its new Major Projects Manager. Richard comes to Steel King after working the past 4 years with Excel Storage Products LP. At Excel, Richard served in many roles, including Special Projects Manager and... Read More

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Concept Systems Inc. Hires Glen Lawson as Sales Engineer

October 28, 2010

Fast-growing systems integrator hires experienced plant manager and systems engineer to work with clients in the Portland area. Albany, OR - October 19, 2010 - Concept Systems Inc., a leading industrial systems integrator with offices in Oregon, Washington, and Colorado, today announced that it has hired Glen... Read More

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Affiliated Distributors Strengthens Senior Management Team

October 28, 2010

Wayne Pa. - September 15th, 2010 - Affiliated Distributors (A-D), North America's largest independent distribution network is proud to announce the following organizational changes at the senior management level. Bob Howland joined Affiliated Distributors in 2010. He has been hired into the newly created position... Read More