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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

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Mark Goeman Named National Director for Atrix IPM Division

January 29, 2009

Burnsville Minnesota - Atrix International announces Mark Goeman will take over as the specialist in the pest management market for there IPM vacuum products. Goeman will work closely with distributors and PCO's to ensure their vacuums meet the markets' and customers' needs. Before taking on this newly assigned... Read More

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Leviton Appoints Keller Director of Information Technology for Distribution Sales and Marketing

January 29, 2009

New position focuses on sustainability initiatives Little Neck, New York, January 28, 2009 - Leviton is pleased to announce the appointment of David Keller to the newly-created position of Director of Information Technology for Distribution Sales and Marketing. In his new role, Keller will lead the development and... Read More

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NETZSCH Promotes John Hill to Advisory Role

January 28, 2009

EXTON, Pa., January 27, 2009 - NETZSCH Fine Particle Technology LLC has appointed John Hill as application and process advisor. In his new position, Hill will work closely with customers in a variety of industries to solve their most difficult challenges in implementing nanotechnology. He will also provide process... Read More

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LIA Announces 2009 Board of Directors

January 28, 2009

(Orlando, FL, January 27, 2009) - Laser Institute of America (LIA) announced the 2009 Officers and 2009-2011 Members of the Board of Directors during the LIA's 2008 Annual Meeting & Awards Luncheon. The meeting took place at the 27th International Congress on Applications of Lasers and Electro-Optics (ICALEO®) on... Read More

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Indium Corporation's Dr. Lee to Present at Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium

January 26, 2009

Date: January 21, 2009 Indium Corporation's Vice President of Technology, Dr. Ning-Cheng Lee, will present two papers, A Novel Flexible Ag (Silver) Paste and Next Level Requirements for Ultra Fine Pitch Printing, at the Pan Pacific Microelectronics Symposium held on the Big Island of Hawaii, February 10-12... Read More

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NADCAP Elects Chemical Processing Task Group Members

January 23, 2009

The Erie Times News has recognized Rachel DeSimone as the "Mover of the Week" in the December 14th edition of Erie Inc., a regional business guide. DeSimone, of American Tinning & Galvanizing Company, recently was elected as a voting member of the Chemical Processing Supplier Task group of the National Aerospace... Read More

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FrenchCreek Production, Inc. Announces the Promotion of Chris Williams to Manufacturing Manager

January 23, 2009

FRANKLIN, PA - August, 2008 - FrenchCreek Production, Inc., a manufacturer and supplier of quality Fall Protection, Confined Space, and Rescue/Recovery Systems has announced the internal promotion of Chris Williams to the position of Manufacturing Manager. "It is with great pleasure that Chris assumes the roles... Read More