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Jim Pettigrew to be Awarded Alltech Medal of Excellence

April 7, 2010

[Lexington, KENTUCKY- Alltech, a global leader in animal health and nutrition, announced that Professor Jim Pettigrew will be the recipient of the 2010 Medal of Excellence to be presented at Alltech's 26th International Animal Health and Nutrition Symposium taking place at the Lexington Convention Center May 16-19... Read More

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GAWDA Member Tackles Everest

April 6, 2010

Magazine tells story of Christopher Guests climb to the top of the world. Dewitt, NY - Everest is the world's tallest peak, and the most sough-after accomplishment for mountaineers. Last year GAWDA Manager and Air Liquide Distributor Representative Christopher Guest set out to reach its pinnacle. In this month's... Read More

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Kontron Names Farhad Sharifi Director of Sales for North America

April 5, 2010

Over 15 years of embedded computing experience Poway, CA, March, 30 2010 - Kontron has named Farhad Sharifi its Director of Sales, North America; he will report directly to Mike Kadri, Vice President of Sales, North America. Mr. Sharifi brings over 15 years of embedded computing industry experience to Kontron... Read More

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Joseph Szabo Discusses His Rise from Rail Worker to Head of FRA in New Video

April 2, 2010

(Washington D.C.)-Joseph Szabo says he's the first Federal Railroad Administrator to come out of the rank and file. A fifth generation rail worker, Szabo's father spent 40 years working as a switchman for the Illinois Central Railroad. In an interview for Transportation TV's View from the Administration... Read More

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Three New Members Join NIST Advisory Group

April 2, 2010

Patrick Gallagher, director of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), has named three distinguished experts from industry and academia to serve on the Visiting Committee on Advanced Technology (VCAT), the agency's primary private-sector policy advisory group. The new VCAT members-who will serve... Read More

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People on the Move

March 31, 2010

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. The National Institute of Building Sciences, an organizational member of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI), has announced the... Read More

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Johnson Matthey Appoints Dr. Paul J. Andersen Global Technology Director for the Stationary Emissions Control (SEC) Group

March 30, 2010

New Position Strengthens the Company's Expanding Role as The Worldwide Leader in Reducing Emissions from Power Generation, Locomotives and Marine Equipment MALVERN, PA, March 24, 2010-As part of its strategy to strengthen its position as worldwide leader in emissions control technology, Johnson Matthey appointed... Read More

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Dean Elkins of Motoman Selected as Chairman of the Robotics Industry Association

March 30, 2010

ATI's Catherine Morris Serves as First Vice Chair Apex, NC, February 8, 2010 Dean Elkins, Senior General Manager of Motoman Inc. (West Carrollton, Ohio), has been elected as the new Chairman of Robotic Industries Association (RIA) for 2010. RIA has been the industry's trade group since 1974. Elkins is RIA's 19th... Read More

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Gemstar Manufacturing Announces New Western Regional Sales Manager

March 30, 2010

Gemstar Manufacturing, a custom manufacturer of hard plastic cases and parts, announces the recent addition of Andrew Kisela as Western Regional Sales Manager. In his new role, Mr. Kisela will work closely with Gemstar's corporate support staff in meeting the needs of our customers while pursuing new opportunities... Read More

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AWWA Names David LaFrance new Executive Director

March 30, 2010

Denver Water Director of Finance will take association reins May 3 (WASHINGTON, D.C.) - The American Water Works Association (AWWA), the authoritative resource on safe water, today named David B. LaFrance as its new Executive Director. LaFrance, 46, has served as Director of Finance for Denver Water for the past... Read More

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Keystone Electronics Appoints New President

March 26, 2010

Astoria, NY...The appointment of Troy David as President of Keystone Electronics Corp. marks a new era for this major manufacturer of interconnect components and electronic hardware. Mr. David has been executive Vice President of the firm. He joined Keystone in 1988 following graduation from Boston University's... Read More

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Lauren Agrisystems Promotes Rich Carpenter

March 25, 2010

NEW PHILADELPLHIA, Ohio - Lauren AgriSystems, a provider of innovative products in the dairy industry, has announced the promotion of Rich Carpenter to General Manager. According to Chuck Laney, President of Lauren AgriSystems, Carpenter's duties include managing and improving the day-to-day operation. "Rich has... Read More

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Lauren Plastics Hires Joe Hill

March 25, 2010

NEW PHILADELPHIA - Lauren Plastics, a full-service supplier of standard and custom extruded and molded sealing solutions, has hired Joe Hill as a Process Engineer, a role that will allow him to use his background in mechanical engineering to improve and develop tooling for the extrusion process. Hill had previously... Read More

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Keystone Electronics Appoints New President

March 24, 2010

Astoria, NY...The appointment of Troy David as President of Keystone Electronics Corp. marks a new era for this major manufacturer of interconnect components and electronic hardware. Mr. David has been executive Vice President of the firm. He joined Keystone in 1988 following graduation from Boston University's... Read More

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Bunting® Adds to Printing Products and Flexible Die Division Sales Team

March 22, 2010

NEWTON, KS - Shawn Paul has joined Bunting® Magnetics Co., which is headquartered in Newton, Kansas, as a Territory Manager for our Printing Products group and Flexible Die Division. "Shawn has an extensive business development background that will benefit us as our Flexible Die Division continues to grow," stated... Read More

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Wildeck Employee Receives High Honors from Wisconsin Chapter of the ESOP Association

March 22, 2010

Shift Supervisor, Jack Sites, selected as ESOP Employee Owner of the Year in statewide competition. Waukesha, WI - March 2010 - The Wisconsin Chapter of the ESOP Association has selected Wildeck Shift Supervisor, Jack Sites, as its 2010 Employee Owner of the Year. This prestigious and highly competitive award is... Read More

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Indium Corporation Announces New Global Sales Manager

March 22, 2010

Indium Corporation announces that Jacques Matteau has joined the team as Global Sales Manager, NanoBond® and NanoFoil®. Jacques is based in San Carlos, California, USA. Jacques is responsible for market development and sales of NanoFoil® products to the target industry, where it is used to NanoBond® targets to... Read More

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ITT Names DeSilva to Lead Global Oil & Gas Business

March 19, 2010

Seneca Falls, N.Y., March 16, 2010 - ITT Industrial Process, a fluid company of ITT Corporation, today appointed Marc DeSilva business development director for ITT Oil & Gas and Global Project Management. In his new role, DeSilva-who has nearly 30 years of experience in the pump industry-will be responsible for... Read More

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Automated Packaging Systems Appoints New President and Chief Operating Officer

March 18, 2010

STREETSBORO, OH - March 11, 2010 -Automated Packaging Systems has announced the promotion of Cliff Brehm to company President and Chief Operating Officer. In his new position, Mr. Brehm will have responsibility for day to day operations of the global business and will manage the strategic direction of the company... Read More

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People on the Move

March 18, 2010

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. The Air-Conditioning, Heating, and Refrigeration Institute (AHRI), a member and accredited standards developer of the American National Standards... Read More