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Met-Pro Corporation Announces Board of Directors Change

February 8, 2010

Harleysville, PA, February 3, 2010 - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE:MPR), announced today that, Nicholas DeBenedictis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aqua America (NYSE:WTR), has tendered his resignation from the Met-Pro Corporation Board of... Read More

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CeramTec North America Introduces New President

February 4, 2010

Laurens, SC, January 12, 2010 -CeramTec North America Corporation (CTNA), a major supplier of Advanced Technical Ceramics and leader in Hermetic products, is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Joe Byouk as their new President. Mr. Byouk was introduced to the CeramTec employees by Dr. Ulf-D Zimmermann... Read More

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SME Recognizes Young Leaders

February 4, 2010

2010 SME Richard E. Morley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award Recipients Announced DEARBORN, Mich., - It's been said that "invention is the talent of youth..." This is particularly true of several of the winners of the 2010 Society of Manufacturing Engineers Richard E. Morley Outstanding Young... Read More

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VIBCO President, Karl Wadensten, Appointed to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors

February 2, 2010

1/27/2010 - Karl Wadensten has been appointed by Rhode Island Governor Donald L. Carcieri to the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board of Directors. The appointments are subject to review and consent of the Rhode Island State Senate. Wadensten is the President of VIBCO Vibrators in Wyoming, RI... Read More

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John Chir Elected Chairman of ASTM International Metallography Committee

February 2, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-ASTM International Committee E04 on Metallography has elected John Chir, manager of labs and nondestructive testing at Latrobe Specialty Steel Co., Latrobe, Pa., as its new chairman. The committee, with a membership of more than 175, includes 15 subcommittees who maintain 34... Read More

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ASTM International Committee on Unmanned Aircraft Elects Jeff Goldfinger as Chairman

February 2, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-Jeff Goldfinger, a director of business development at L-3 Communications Corp., has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee F38 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The committee, with a membership of approximately 175, develops standards related to design, performance... Read More

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Dale Wahlquist is New Chairman of ASTM International Committee on Nuclear Fuel Cycle

February 2, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-Dale Wahlquist, department manager, applied engineering design and drafting at Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho, has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee C26 on Nuclear Fuel Cycle for a two-year term. Committee C26 consists of approximately 200... Read More

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ASTM International Committee on Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers Names Ernest J. Pauliny Jr. as Chairman

February 2, 2010

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-Engineer Ernest J. Pauliny Jr. of Toms River, N.J., has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee F18 on Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers. The committee includes more than 250 members who oversee 42 standards related to tools, materials and equipment used... Read More

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PMG Announces New Vice President of Marketing & Sales

February 1, 2010

SAN RAFAEL, CA. -- The PAC Machinery Group (PMG) has announced the appointment of Dennis McGrath as Vice President of Marketing & Sales. Dennis has over 30 years of extensive marketing and sales experience in the packaging industry. Most recently, Dennis was President & CEO of Weber Marking Systems and prior to... Read More

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Crestron Appoints David Wilts as Director, Intelligent Building Technology (IBT)

February 1, 2010

Crestron Integrates AV Control with Commercial Building Design; Hires Director of Intelligent Building Technology (IBT) ROCKLEIGH, NJ, January 26, 2010 - Crestron today announced the appointment of David Wilts as Director of Intelligent Building Technology (IBT). Crestron IBT is the only single-platform solution... Read More

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Komatsu CEO Ranked Among Top 20 World-Wide By Harvard Business Review

February 1, 2010

Masahiro Sakane is top-rated Japanese CEO Rolling Meadows, IL, January 28, 2009- Masahiro Sakane, Chairman of Komatsu Ltd., the parent company of Komatsu America Corp., was named one of the best-performing CEOs in the world, according to a recent Harvard Business Review article. CEOs on the list, were selected from... Read More

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Crestron Adds Senior Director of Lighting Controls

January 29, 2010

Mike Malone leads Crestron Lighting Control Business ROCKLEIGH, NJ, January 25, 2010 - Crestron today announced the appointment of Mike Malone as its new Senior Director of Lighting Controls. Malone is responsible for leading the continued growth of Creston's rapidly expanding lighting control business, selling... Read More

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TUV SUD America Industry Service Expands Its ATEX Expertise

January 29, 2010

Peabody, Massachusetts. TUV SUD America Inc., a global testing and certification services organization, is pleased to announce that Mr. Gregory Salicki has joined the company's Industry Service group in the position of Senior Engineer for Explosion Protection services. With ten years of industrial experience and... Read More

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Direct Metals Company, LLC Adds New Sales Representative in the Chicago and Midwest Areas

January 29, 2010

Kennesaw, GA - January 21, 2010 - Tom Thies has been hired as the new Chicago and Midwest Sales Representative for Direct Metals Inc. Mr. Thies will be responsible for developing and increasing sales in the Chicago and Midwest areas. Tom holds a Bachelor's Degree from Eastern Illinois University and a Master's... Read More

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Robert Potwora Elected Vice Chairman of ASTM International D-28 Committee

January 28, 2010

Carbon Resources Management Team has over 70 years of experience in the activated carbon industry. Our Sabre seriesĀ® activated carbon products are the most diverse line of activated carbon products on the market. Additionally our Spartan SeriesĀ® specialty activated carbon products are surface modified to be... Read More

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Dennis Brickman Presents Paper at ASME Exposition

January 28, 2010

AURORA, IL - - 12/9/2009 - - Dennis B. Brickman, P.E., mechanical engineer and Senior Consultant at Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI) recently presented a paper, "Safety Analysis and Child Testing of Residential Windows" at the recent ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress & Exposition in Florida. The... Read More

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Greer Names Masini as Newest Addition to Sales Team

January 25, 2010

(Dover, Ohio) Greer Steel, a producer of cold rolled strip steel, has named Charles Masini as Salesman for the Midwest territory. Masini's impressive record in sales and his extensive understanding of the cold rolled strip market earned him the position at Greer. Prior to joining Greer, Masini was Territory... Read More

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IPS Packaging Welcomes Alan Sanger

January 25, 2010

FOUNTAIN INN, SC, January 2010: IPS Packaging welcomes Alan Sanger to their company as the Charlotte Sales Manager. Sanger started in his new position on January 4, 2010. IPS Packaging is a privately owned packaging company that provides packaging supplies and equipment worldwide Sanger's past professional... Read More

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New European Sales Manager

January 22, 2010

Mark-10 is pleased to announce the addition of Samuel Urbach to our team as European Sales Manager, effective January 1, 2010. Mr. Urbach is based in Switzerland and is the primary Mark-10 contact in Europe. He will be assisting distributors in Europe with their ongoing sales activities, including exhibitions... Read More

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Ten Young Agricultural Journalists from Around the World have Won Awards to Attend the 2010 IFAJ Congress in Belgium

January 22, 2010

Ten young agricultural journalists from around the world have won awards to attend the 2010 IFAJ Congress in Belgium. The IFAJ-Alltech Young Leaders in Agricultural Journalism awards recognize the leadership potential of young members from countries belonging to IFAJ. Recipients each receive 1,000 Euros to support... Read More