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Brian Nadel Promoted to President of Waste Industry Leader, Marathon Equipment Company

February 11, 2009

Vernon, AL (January 26, 2009)-Marathon Equipment, a division of Dover Industrial Products, is pleased to announce the promotion of Brian Nadel to the position of Operating Company President, effective February 9, 2009. Brian will be working through a transition with Gordon Shaw who recently announced his... Read More

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Magnus Ekerot New Managing Director for Beijer Electronics Products AB

February 10, 2009

Starting January 1st 2009, Magnus Ekerot is the new Managing Director for Beijer Electronics Products AB. Conny Persson who held the post before him is retiring, leaving the company after 26 years. Magnus Ekerot joins Beijer Electronics from Axis Communications GmbH in Munich, Germany, where he held the position... Read More

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Bowen Named Senior Vice President of Sonoco Recycling and Internal Supply

February 6, 2009

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Nov 20, 2008 -- Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest global packaging companies, today announced that Jim Bowen has been named senior vice president, Sonoco Recycling and Internal Supply, according to Jack Sanders, executive vice president, Industrial. The move is effective immediately. In this... Read More

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Derek Dennis Joins Solar Atmospheres of California

February 6, 2009

Souderton, Pa. - Roger Jones, Corporate President, announces the hiring of Derek Dennis as President of Solar's new California heat treating company: "Derek comes to Solar with a wealth of heat treating and management experience, primarily from the aircraft and petrochemical business as former Director of... Read More

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Johnson Matthey Announces Board Changes

February 6, 2009

Johnson Matthey Plc is pleased to announce the appointment of Sir Thomas Harris as a non-executive director of the company with effect from 1st April 2009. This will follow the retirement on 31st March 2009 of Mr Ian Strachan who will have served as a non-executive director of the company for just over seven years... Read More

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Identity Management Expert Joins Hirsch Electronics

February 6, 2009

Corey McKinney to Extend Hirsch's Digital Identity Infrastructure and Compliance Solutions SANTA ANA, CA, February 3, 2009 - Hirsch Electronics, a global supplier of access control and security management solutions, announces the appointment of Corey McKinney as Senior System Specialist to extend Hirsch's offering... Read More

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Tridak(TM) Welcomes DeeDee Hoxie as Customer Support Administrator

February 6, 2009

Tridak, a leading designer and manufacturer of standard and custom fluid dispensing equipment, is proud to announce the addition of Ms. DeeDee Hoxie to their Customer Support Department. Mrs. Hoxie has accepted to the position of Customer Support Administrator. Ms. Hoxie comes to Tridak with an A.S. degree in... Read More

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Dow Corning Names Three New Vice-Presidents

February 6, 2009

Dow Corning Corporation's Board of Directors has announced the appointment of three corporate vice presidents. Tom Cook, president of Dow Corning's operations in Greater China, has been named corporate vice president with responsibilities for developing and executing Dow Corning's business strategies in China. Alan... Read More

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Sonoco Announces Leadership Appointments in its North American Industrial Products Division

February 6, 2009

HARTSVILLE, S.C., Nov 20, 2008 -- Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global packaging companies, today announced senior management appointments in its North American Industrial Products division (IPD), according to Jack Sanders, executive vice president, Industrial. All of the appointments are effective... Read More

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Dow Corning Senior Scientist Tom Lane Elected 2009 ACS President

February 6, 2009

Dow Corning senior scientist and director of global science and technology outreach, Thomas H. Lane, is the president-elect for 2008 of the American Chemical Society (ACS). He will serve as ACS president in 2009 and as a member of the ACS Board of Directors from 2008 through 2010. Lane is featured in the Chemical... Read More

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Kaivac Announces New Sales Director for the U.S

February 5, 2009

Hamilton, OH - Feb 2, 2009 - Kaivac, Inc., the developer and leading manufacturer of the No-Touch Cleaning(TM) system, has just promoted Tim Wolf as the company's new Sales Director - U.S. Wolf has been with Kaivac for nearly three years. A 2004 graduate of Purdue University and formerly with Select Sales and... Read More

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Henkel Names New Global Sales Director for Semiconductor Materials

February 5, 2009

Irvine, California, February 2, 2009 Henkel today announced the appointment of Mr. Luc Godefroid as the company's Global Sales Director for its Semiconductor Group. A key member of Henkel's electronics sales team since 2001, Godefroid's new role sees him building on his previous success and directing the global... Read More

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Vice Presidents Appointed at Royal Products

February 5, 2009

Royal Products, a leading U.S. manufacturer of machine tool performance accessories, announces the promotions of two former company directors to the positions of Vice President. Christopher Jakubowsky has been appointed to the position of Vice President of Operations. In this new position, Mr. Jakubowsky will... Read More

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Sonoco Promotes Brown to Head South American Operations

February 5, 2009

HARTSVILLE, S.C.-- Jan. 5, 2009--Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest global packaging companies, today announced that Jim W. Brown has been promoted to division vice president and general manager, South America, according to Jack Sanders, executive vice president, Industrial. The promotion is effective... Read More

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Sonoco Names Cairns General Manager of European Consumer Packaging

February 5, 2009

HARTSVILLE, S.C.--Nov. 7, 2008--Sonoco (NYSE:SON), one of the largest global packaging companies, today announced that Sean Cairns has been named general manager of the Company's European Consumer Packaging business, according to Eddie Smith, vice president, Europe. In this position, Cairns will head the Company's... Read More

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NIST Physicist Deborah Jin to Receive Sigma Xi's Top Honor

February 3, 2009

Physicist Deborah S. Jin, a Fellow of the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) and JILA, a joint institute of NIST and the University of Colorado at Boulder, will receive Sigma Xi's 2009 William Procter Prize for Scientific Achievement, the research society announced this week. The Procter Prize... Read More

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LANXESS Corporation Names Hector Diaz-Stringel New President and General Manager for Rhein Chemie Corporation

February 2, 2009

Chardon, OH - January 30, 2008 - Hector Diaz-Stringel has been named President and General Manager of Rhein Chemie Corporation. Hector will be responsible for the Rhein Chemie North American operations and administration offices located at Chardon, Ohio. Most recently, Hector worked as Vice President of Sales and... Read More

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Airgas Announces Sudden Passing of Associate General Counsel

January 30, 2009

RADNOR, PA - January 27, 2009 -- Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) regretfully announces the sudden passing of Vice President and Associate General Counsel Todd R. Craun on January 26, 2009. Mr. Craun joined Airgas in 1984, serving in a multitude of legal capacities and developing strong expertise in industry regulation and... Read More

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Multisorb Technologies Expands Business Development Team to Serve Customers in Food & Beverage Market

January 30, 2009

Jeff Brown Appointed Business Development Leader for Food & Beverage Packaging to Serve Growing Customer Base BUFFALO, NY (Jan 28, 2009) - Multisorb Technologies, the global leader in advanced active packaging technology, announced today the appointment of Jeff Brown to the position of Business Development Leader... Read More

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Senior Sales Executive Joins Hirsch Electronics

January 30, 2009

Security Industry Veteran Jack Derrico to Manage Hirsch's Mid-Atlantic Sales SANTA ANA, CA, January 26, 2009 - Hirsch Electronics, a global supplier of access control and security management solutions, announces the appointment of Jack Derrico as Mid-Atlantic Regional Manager. Mr. Derrico will manage Hirsch's... Read More