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Marathon Equipment President, Gordon Shaw, Announces Retirement

January 21, 2009

Vernon, AL (January 19, 2009)-On Friday, January 16, 2009, Gordon C. Shaw, President of Marathon Equipment Co., located in Vernon, AL, announced his intention to retire. Gordon, a 27-year veteran in the waste equipment industry, became President of Marathon in 2003. He began his sales career in 1981, becoming... Read More

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Bertocci, Kirchhoff Honored as AAAS Fellows

January 20, 2009

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) alumni researchers Ugo Bertocci and William H. Kirchhoff were recently elected as 2008 fellows of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), an honor bestowed upon AAAS members by their peers. The AAAS is the world's largest general... Read More

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Tyco Electronics Names John Van Scoter to Company's Board of Directors

January 16, 2009

PEMBROKE, Bermuda, Nov. 25 -- Tyco Electronics Ltd. (NYSE: TEL)(BSX: TEL) today announced that it has named John Van Scoter to its Board of Directors, effective Dec. 1. Van Scoter, 46, is senior vice president of Texas Instruments Incorporated -- a global semiconductor company with manufacturing, design and sales... Read More

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ANSI Appoints Michael Petosa as Vice President of Information Technology

January 16, 2009

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI), a private not-for-profit organization that administers and coordinates the U.S. standardization and conformity assessment system, has announced the appointment of Mr. Michael Petosa as its new vice president of information technology. Petosa assumed his new... Read More

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MAXPRO® Technologies Appoints Mark Maloney National Field Sales Manager

January 15, 2009

Fairview, PA - January 9, 2009 - Maxpro Technologies announces the appointment of Mark P. Maloney as National Field Sales Manager. Maloney will work closely with Maxpro's current distributors in North America, as well as expand market coverage with the appointment of additional distributors. Maxpro Technologies... Read More

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Delphi Names Sheehan as Chief Financial Officer

January 15, 2009

Troy, Mich.,-The Board of Directors of Delphi Corp. (PINKSHEETS: DPHIQ) today named John Sheehan as vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Robert Dellinger, who is leaving the company to pursue outside opportunities. Sheehan will retain oversight for Delphi's restructuring. "We are appreciative of... Read More

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Holocom® Announces Staff Additions

January 15, 2009

(Carlsbad, CA - August 14, 2008) HolocomĀ® Networks, the leading provider of high-security protective distribution systems (PDS) for SIPRNet and other classified networks, today announced the addition of three key staff positions. "Having recently won a number of large, high-profile PDS projects for government... Read More

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Henry M. Rowan Presented with The Union League's 'Founders Award For Business Leadership'

January 15, 2009

November 17, 2008 - One of our industry leaders was honored at the Union League in Philadelphia this week, when Henry M. Rowan, founder and Chairman of Inductotherm Group, received The Founders Award For Business Leadership. This award recognizes an outstanding business leader who has gained both national and... Read More

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Arrow ECS Appoints Bill Corey to Vice President, Operations & Logistics

January 13, 2009

ENGLEWOOD, C.O. - Nov. 4, 2008 - Global oversight over all customer support functions within the Enterprise Computing Solutions business of Arrow Electronics Inc. [NYSE: ARW is the new responsibility of Arrow ECS executive Bill Corey, who has been appointed vice president of operations and logistics. Previously... Read More

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George Paz, Chairman, President, and CEO of Express Scripts, Joins Honeywell's Board of Directors

January 12, 2009

MORRIS TOWNSHIP, NJ, December 12, 2008 - Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that George Paz, chairman, president, and CEO of Express Scripts, Inc. has been elected to its Board of Directors. He will serve on the Audit and Corporate Governance and Responsibility Committees. Paz, 53, joined Express Scripts in 1998... Read More

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Kemet Announces Changes in Its Tantalum Business Group

January 9, 2009

Greenville, South Carolina (January 6, 2009) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) has announced today the following organizational changes in the Tantalum Business Group that became effective January 1, 2009, following an orderly transition of duties. Joe Porter, VP Sales Administration, is appointed Vice President... Read More

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ANSI Announces 2009 Forum and Committee Leadership

January 8, 2009

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced leadership of its member forums, policy committees, and program oversight committees for 2009. Member Forums The ANSI Member Forums represent the voice of their respective membership segments in the Institute, providing a venue for dialogue on global... Read More

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Stacy Leistner Appointed Vice President of Strategic Communications

January 8, 2009

Stacy Leistner has been appointed vice president of strategic communications for the Toy Industry Association (TIA), effective January 1, 2009. As the head of communications at TIA, Stacy will work closely with TIA members and staff to support the toy industry's outreach to federal and state agencies. He will be... Read More

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Karen Hughes Will be Joining ANSI as Director of Homeland Security Standards Programs

January 8, 2009

Karen Hughes will be joining ANSI as director of homeland security standards programs effective January 20, 2009. In this role, she will be responsible for the management and administrative oversight of the Homeland Security Standards Panel (ANSI-HSSP) and other security-related activities in which the Institute... Read More

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Elizabeth Austin Will Assume the Role of ANSI Director of Communications and Public Relations

January 8, 2009

Elizabeth Austin will assume the role of ANSI director of communications and public relations effective January 1, 2009. She has served as communications manager for the Institute since March of 2007. In her new role, Liz is responsible for the development and management of a fully integrated program encompassing... Read More

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The Answers Just Keep Coming: Additional Columbia Steel Crusher Wear Parts Engineers Join "Ask the Experts" Online

January 8, 2009

PORTLAND, OR - JANUARY 2009 - It's been 16 months - and dozens of questions and answers - since Columbia Steel joined the "Ask the Experts" online forum, and two new faces are looking forward in 2009 to helping aggregate producers with their wear part inquiries, puzzles and predicaments. Signing on is Steve... Read More

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Dr. Ge, Director of American Packaging Corporation Center for Packaging Innovation, Accepts Grant from NASA

January 7, 2009

Rochester, NY - December 18, 2008, - The National Aeronautics and Space Administration has awarded Rochester Institute of Technology a contract for $101,237 for a six month study to develop polymer based packaging materials for protecting life support systems during extra vehicular activities (EVA) on lunar... Read More

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Ken Morton Joins Tridak(TM) as Dispense Systems Engineer

January 7, 2009

January 6, 2009 Tridak, a leading designer and manufacturer of standard and custom fluid dispensing equipment, is proud to announce the addition of Ken Morton to their Engineering Department. Mr. Morton was promoted to Dispense Systems Engineer of Tridak from his previous position as Applications Engineering... Read More

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Dr. Thomas Kessler Joins Edmund Optics in Germany to Serve as Vice President, European Operations

January 7, 2009

January 5, 2009, Barrington, N.J. Dr. Thomas Kessler has joined Edmund OpticsĀ®, leading supplier of industrial optics and optical components, as Vice President European Operations, operating from the company's offices in Karlsruhe, Germany. He will be responsible for all sales and distribution operations of the... Read More

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Kemet Announces Changes in Its Global Sales Organization

January 7, 2009

Greenville, South Carolina (January 5, 2009) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) has announced today the following organizational changes in the Global Sales organization that became effective January 1, 2009. Don Lung (Lung Kai Yu) Senior Director, Sales-NE Asia, is promoted to VP, Sales-Asia/Pacific Region and will be... Read More