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Crestron Founder George Feldstein Honored with Distinguished Infocomm Pioneers of AV Award

June 21, 2010

Crestron President/CEO Named Winner of Prestigious Pioneers of AV Award at InfoComm10 in Las Vegas; Recognized for Extraordinary Contributions to AV Industry Rockleigh, NJ, June 15, 2010 - InfoComm International® today announced that Crestron founder George Feldstein was awarded the prestigious Adele De Berri... Read More

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Kimberly-Clark Announces Executive Changes

June 21, 2010

Moves designed to strengthen company focus on continuous improvement, global sourcing and sustainability DALLAS, June 18, 2010 - Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE: KMB) announced today executive changes that will further enhance its focus on continuous improvement, global sourcing and sustainability. Jan Spencer... Read More

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Michael Hadaway Named General Manager of Daisy Data Displays, Inc.

June 21, 2010

Industrial Computer Company Implements a Few Structural Changes YORK HAVEN, PA, April 8, 2010 - Daisy Data Displays, Inc. (D3), industry leader in developing specialized and ruggedized computers, displays, and keyboards designed to endure harsh industrial and plant environments, has announced the appointment of... Read More

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Leviton Expands International Operations with Appointment of Valiente as Specification Engineer for Puerto Rico

June 18, 2010

Melville, New York, June 16, 2010 -- Leviton Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Francisco Valiente as Specification Engineer for the company's operations in Puerto Rico. In his new role, Valiente will provide specification support for Leviton's lighting energy management and network... Read More

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Bill Hawthorne Named Director of Sales for Bastian Material Handling Atlanta!

June 18, 2010

Bill Hawthorne named Director of Sales for Bastian Material Handling Atlanta! Bastian Material Handling (BMH) recently expanded their operations into the Atlanta, Georgia area to better serve their Southern customers. The new office will be managed by Bill Hawthorne, former Vice President of Sales and Marketing for... Read More

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Fiberguide Names Teddy Li Tan as Area Sales Manager in China and Taiwan

June 17, 2010

Stirling, N.J. (June 14, 2010) - As part of an ongoing effort to grow its sales organization, optical fiber leader Fiberguide Industries has named Teddy Li Tan the Area Sales Manager for China and Taiwan. Tan will be based at Fiberguide's Shanghai office and will seek out new opportunities and applications for the... Read More

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SBA Names William R. Jones of Solar Manufacturing, Inc. Winner of Its 2010 "Eastern Pa and Region 3 Small Business Exporter of the Year" Awards

June 16, 2010

PHILADELPHIA, PA-The SBA's Philadelphia District Office announced that the winner of the 2010 "Eastern Pennsylvania and Region 3 Small Business Exporter of the Year" awards is William R. Jones, Chief Executive Officer, of Solar Manufacturing, Inc. In honor of these achievements, Dave Dickson, SBA's Philadelphia... Read More

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NREL's Alex Zunger Wins Prestigious Tomassoni Physics Prize and Science Medal

June 15, 2010

Dr. Alex Zunger, a Research Fellow at the U.S. Department of Energy's National Renewable Energy Laboratory, has been awarded two prestigious scientific honors - the 2010 Tomassoni Physics Prize and the Science Medal of Scola Physica Romana. These international prizes are administered by the University of Rome... Read More

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Herkules Hires New Senior Account Manager to Market Industrial Scissor Lift Table Systems

June 14, 2010

Walled Lake, Michigan, June 9, 2010. Herkules Equipment Corporation, a leading manufacturer of Material Handling Lifting Systems and Paint Gun Washers, is pleased to announce Scott Priest as the company's new Senior Account Manager. Priest's background includes experience in the automotive industry serving as an... Read More

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LIA to Present Dr. Steven Chu, US Secretary of Energy, with 2010 Arthur L. Schawlow Award

June 14, 2010

ORLANDO, Florida, June 10, 2010 - The Laser Institute of America (LIA) will present U.S. Secretary of Energy Steven Chu with the 2010 Arthur L. Schawlow Award at the 29th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) in Anaheim, Calif. Chu, co-winner of the 1997 Nobel Prize in... Read More

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Davis-Standard, LLC Announces Wnuk Appointment

June 14, 2010

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)--The Extrusion Systems group of Davis-Standard, LLC is pleased to announce that Joseph Wnuk has been appointed to manage Davis-Standard's aftermarket business. Wnuk assumes this responsibility in addition to his current role as Vice President-Elastomer. Having been with Davis-Standard for almost... Read More

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Pennengineering® Announces Two New Sales Appointments

June 14, 2010

DANBORO, PA, June 10, 2010 - Two new sales appointments have been announced by PennEngineering® with Austin Washington named Global Accounts Manager for the company and Jeff Rindskopf appointed Director of Sales for 3V Fasteners Company, Inc., which is a subsidiary of parent PennEngineering. Among his... Read More

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FaceKey Corporation. Announces New Outside Director

June 11, 2010

San Antonio, TX, June 10, 2010 - FaceKey Corporation. (OTC PK: FAKC.PK) a developer of a new generation of biometric-based access control, time and attendance and muster products, announced today that Michael Long, Chairman and CEO of Payment Data Systems, Inc. has joined the company's Board of Directors... Read More

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Leviton Appoints Guilherme Corporate Controller for Global Operations

June 10, 2010

Melville, New York, June 9, 2010 - Leviton is pleased to announce the appointment of Lucy Guilherme, CPA, to the position of Corporate Controller for all Leviton operations. In her new position, Guilherme oversees the company's accounting operations, including managing P&L responsibilities for all business units... Read More

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LIA to Award Dr. Charles Townes with Lifetime Achievement Award

June 10, 2010

ORLANDO, Florida, June 08, 2010 - The Laser Institute of America (LIA) will present its first Lifetime Achievement Award to laser pioneer Dr. Charles Townes at the 29th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) in Anaheim, Calif. Townes, 94, won the Nobel Prize for physics in... Read More

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Tracy Earns SAE International's SAE Aerospace Engineering Leadership Award

June 10, 2010

WARRENDALE, Pa -- Dr. John Tracy, Boeing Chief Technology Officer and Senior Vice President of Engineering, Operations & Technology, was honored with the 2008 SAE Aerospace Engineering Leadership Award during the SAE 2009 AeroTech Congress and Exhibition, held last fall in Seattle, Wash. Established in 1992, the... Read More

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People on the Move

June 9, 2010

The Information Technology Industry Council (ITI), an organizational member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has announced the appointment of Chris Hankin as director of energy efficiency. In his new role, Mr. Hankin will spearhead the trade association's policy efforts in addressing the growing... Read More

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People on the Move

June 9, 2010

SAI Global, a certification body accredited by ANSI, has announced the upcoming retirement of Malcolm Phipps, vice president, corporate policies. As of August 1, 2010, Guillaume Gignac will be promoted to succeed Mr. Phipps in the position. In his previous position as manager, strategic projects and forestry, Mr... Read More

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Warren Promoted to Vice President and Corporate Controller

June 7, 2010

(Pawcatuck, Conn.) - Davis-Standard, LLC is pleased to announce that Jerald Warren has been promoted to Vice President and Corporate Controller. Warren will be responsible for assisting in the full financial utilization of the company's newly implemented ERP system, including the development of the system's... Read More

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Horton Appoints Geert Henk Touw as Interim President and CEO

June 4, 2010

ROSEVILLE, Minn.-Horton, Inc. has appointed Geert Henk Touw as interim president and chief executive officer. Touw has served on Horton's board of directors for more than two years. Touw brings to this position more than four decades of international industry experience. He was senior vice president Asia Pacific... Read More