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Airgas Names Sam Thompson President of Airgas West Region; Mike Chandler President of Airgas NCN Region

March 17, 2009

RADNOR, PA - March 11, 2009 - Airgas, Inc., today announced that J. Samuel Thompson has been named president of Airgas West. Thompson replaces Glen Irving, who has joined the Airgas corporate sales department in a new role expanding marketing expertise in metal fabrication markets. Michael T. Chandler has been named... Read More

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ILSCO Appoints Andrew Quinn as President

March 17, 2009

Effective immediately, ILSCO® is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Andrew B. Quinn as President. As President, Andrew will be responsible for leading and managing the day-to-day operations of the U.S. and Canadian manufacturing and sales operations. Mr. David J. FitzGibbon will remain CEO of ILSCO. ILSCO... Read More

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Pilot Chemical Appoints New Board Member

March 17, 2009

CINCINNATI, March 13, 2009 - Pilot Chemical Company, a leading manufacturer of surfactants has appointed David Ligon to its Board of Directors. Mr. Ligon is currently the founder and managing Partner of Brightwell Capital Partners, LLC, an asset management and advisory firm serving privately held U.S. based... Read More

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New Electrical Design and Electronics Controls Capabilities Announced for APX Enclosures, Inc.

March 17, 2009

Kevin Piper joins APX Enclosure. As part of APX's expanding business, we will add electrical design and installation of electronic controls and power distribution for a wide range of applications. Kevin joins the team after serving 3 years as a sales applications engineer for Square D's controls division. Prior... Read More

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CARON Hires Director of Service & Quality

March 16, 2009

(Marietta, OH, October 3, 2008) CARON Products announced that Jim Lang has joined the company as Director of Service & Quality, effective immediately. "We are delighted to have Jim on board and look forward to the positive impact we know he will make in strengthening our service and quality programs," said, Steve... Read More

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BASF Appoints New Senior Technical Sales Representative for the Dispersions and Paper Chemicals Business in the United States

March 16, 2009

CHARLOTTE, NC, March 11, 2009 - BASF has appointed Ms. Robin Queenan as Senior Technical Sales Representative for the Dispersions and Paper Chemicals business, where she is responsible for the management of various customer accounts in Pennsylvania, New York, New Jersey, Maryland and Delaware. Queenan came to BASF... Read More

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RAF Tabtronics LLC Expands New Product Development Team

March 12, 2009

We are pleased to announce that Mr. Philip Holloway has joined the RAF Tabtronics LLC Engineering Team effective March 2, 2009. This appointment enables RAF Tabtronics to provide customers with increased capability and capacity for new product development of components and assemblies having demanding mechanical... Read More

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Hal Grant Named CEO of Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST)

March 12, 2009

Moorpark, CA - Jean-Pascal Tricoire, Chairman of the Management Board and CEO of Schneider Electric (SE) has announced that effective March 1, 2009, Hal Grant assumed the position of CEO for Custom Sensors & Technologies (CST), headquartered in Moorpark, California. Hal joined Schneider Electric in 1985. His... Read More

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Jeff Weido Appointed Product Manager for Genie Scissor Product Line

March 11, 2009

REDMOND, WASH. (March 10, 2009) - Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX), is pleased to announce that Jeff Weido has been appointed as the Product Manager for the scissor product line. He will report to Heather Krause, Global General Manager, Scissors. Weido will... Read More

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Greg Braukus Appointed Director Of Global Customer Care

March 11, 2009

REDMOND, WASH. (February 10, 2009) - Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX), is pleased to announce that Greg Braukus has been appointed Director of Global Customer Care. He will report to Joe George, Vice President of Global Sales and Customer Service. Braukus... Read More

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Hardy Instruments Emphasizes Worldwide Expansion With Appointment of New Director of Global Sales

March 11, 2009

Hardy Instruments, Inc. recently appointed Ric Rummel as Director of Global Sales, based out of their corporate headquarters in San Diego, CA. Ric will have a key role in expanding existing and new business worldwide, including developing new growth opportunities for the company. Prior to his appointment at Hardy... Read More

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Paratherm's New Chief Operating Officer Announced: Leading Technical Support to Greater Depths

March 10, 2009

West Conshohocken, PA - USA - March 6, 2009- Paratherm Corporation recently appointed a new COO and Vice President of Operations, Rich Clements who was promoted after great success as the Sales Manager since 2007. Mr. Clements immediately dove into launching "Immersion Engineering", a new program that specifically... Read More

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Appointment of Chief Executive

March 10, 2009

Bodycote, is pleased to announce that Stephen Harris has become Chief Executive on 12th January 2009. Stephen, currently Chief Executive Designate, replaces John Hubbard. Stephen has a strong track record of improving financial and operational performance in multinational businesses, ideally equipping him to lead... Read More

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Villalobos Appointed Technical Support Engineer for Central American Lighting Energy Management Business

March 10, 2009

Little Neck, NY, March 6, 2009 - Leviton is pleased to announce the appointment of Leonardo Villalobos to the position of Technical Support Engineer for the company's Lighting Management Systems business. Based in Costa Rica, Villalobos will support the sale of the company's integrated line of "green" solutions for... Read More

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JLG Industries Names Donald F. Roy to Lead Global Manufacturing Operations

March 9, 2009

McConnellsburg, Penn., January 20, 2009 -- JLG Industries, Inc., an Oshkosh Corporation company [NYSE: OSK, announced today that Donald F. Roy has been appointed to the role of senior vice president - Manufacturing. In this role, Roy will be responsible for leading JLG operations and lean initiatives, as well as... Read More

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Kenneth O. Henderson Receives Sydney D. Andrews Scroll of Achievement from ASTM International

March 9, 2009

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 5 March 2009-ASTM International Committee D02 on Petroleum Products and Lubricants has honored consultant Kenneth O. Henderson of Port Matilda, Pa., with the Sydney D. Andrews Scroll of Achievement. Henderson was cited for his outstanding work in the field of petroleum products and lubricants... Read More

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Lattice Technology Appoints Chris Vodanovich as National Account Manager for the Americas Region

March 9, 2009

Company Growth Focused on Stronger Sales Approach SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Feb 4, 2009 -- Lattice Technology, developers of digital manufacturing applications using the XVL® format, today announced it has appointed Chris Vodanovich as its National Account Manager. Chris brings 15 years of sales experience, focused... Read More

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TPI Composites Adds Former FERC Chairman to Board of Directors

March 9, 2009

Pat Wood, III brings Wealth of Experience to Wind Energy Company Scottsdale, Ariz. (January 29, 2009) - TPI Composites Inc. announces that Pat Wood, III will join its Board of Directors. Wood, an energy infrastructure developer based in Houston, Texas, is a national leader on clean energy and power transmission. He... Read More

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Dr. Christian Schmitz Joins TRUMPF Inc. as Vice President, Lasers

March 9, 2009

FARMINGTON, Conn., January 27, 2009 --Dr. Christian Schmitz will join TRUMPF Inc. as the Vice President, Lasers, effective February 1. He will be located at TRUMPF's North American headquarters in Farmington, Conn. The announcement was made by Rolf Biekert, President and CEO. In this role, Dr. Schmitz will have... Read More

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SCA Tissue Selects Seasoned Hand as Director of Employee Relations

March 9, 2009

PHILADELPHIA, January 7, 2009 - SCA Tissue North America has named Jim Carmichael Director, Employee Relations. Carmichael brings 30 years of paper industry experience to the job with expertise in the areas of labor and employment law, labor management and human resources in management positions. He will be based... Read More