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Tom Madden Appointed Managing Director of Blackmer®

March 3, 2009

Grand Rapids, MI - Blackmer®, a global leader in pump and compressor technologies and a Pump Solutions Group (PSG(TM)) company, has announced the promotion of Tom Madden to the position of Managing Director. Mr. Madden joined Blackmer more than 30 years ago as a member of its manufacturing management team. By 1997... Read More

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Southern Industrial Constructors and Southern Crane Appoint Daniel Erwin Corporate Safety Director and Risk Manager

March 3, 2009

RALEIGH - Daniel P. Erwin has been appointed corporate safety director and risk manager at Southern Industrial Constructors and Southern Crane, full-service industrial contractors. In his new capacity, Erwin oversees all aspects of risk management in order to maintain a safe working environment. His specific... Read More

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LMI Technologies Inc. Promotes Gemma Disher to Manager, Customer Sales Support

March 3, 2009

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA ---Gemma Disher was promoted to Manager, Customer Sales Support at LMI Technologies Inc. (LMI), Vancouver, British Columbia. In her new position, she will manage customer sales services through LMI's various manufacturing and sales operations worldwide. Her responsibilities... Read More

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InduSoft Hires Hellyer as Part of 2009 Plan to Build a Sales Organization

March 3, 2009

Hellyer brings 15 years of sales and industry experience to InduSoft Austin, TX - January 15, 2009 - InduSoft announced today that Dave Hellyer has been named Executive Sales Manager. Dave brings to InduSoft 15 years of successful sales and marketing experience in the automation products and software... Read More

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Kaman Industrial Technologies Promotes Hittel & Cooper

March 3, 2009

WINDSOR, Connecticut (January 22, 2009) - Kaman Industrial Technologies today announced the promotion of Ron Hittel to the position of District Manager, Great Lakes District and Sam Cooper to District Manager, Ohio Valley District, both reporting to Michael Kelly, Vice President & Regional Manager for Kaman's... Read More

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Anark Names Chris Garcia Senior Vice President, Business Development

March 3, 2009

Boulder, CO, January 22, 2009: Anark Corporation, leading provider of automated 3D CAD transformation and visualization solutions today announced the addition of industry veteran Chris Garcia as Senior Vice President of Business Development. In his new position, Mr. Garcia will leverage his substantial knowledge... Read More

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Ken McKenzie Promoted to Branch Manager for Southern Industrial Constructors / Southern Crane

March 3, 2009

RALEIGH, N.C. - Ken McKenzie has been promoted to branch manager of Raleigh operations for Southern Industrial Constructors and Southern Crane, full-service industrial contractors. In his new position, McKenzie will oversee all day-to-day operations related to the companies' rigging, millwright and optical... Read More

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Wayne Ulanski Promoted to Chief Operating Officer

March 3, 2009

SVF Flow Controls, Inc. (Santa Fe Springs, CA) has promoted Wayne Ulanski to Executive Vice President and Chief Operation Officer and will manage all of the operational activities according to President and CEO, David Steel Ulanski joined SVF management in 1994 as the VP of Sales and Marketing. He authored a... Read More

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Xspect Solutions/Wenzel Appoints Rick Johnson New Regional Sales Director for the Northeastern Region of the United States

March 3, 2009

The appointment of Rick Johnson as the new regional sales director for the northeast region of States is announced by Keith Mills, president of Xspect Solutions/Wenzel, Inc. Mr. Johnson comes to Xspect Solutions from Comau, Inc. where he worked for thirteen years, primarily as the director of the former PICO... Read More

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Meade Instruments Announces Resignation of Steven Muellner

March 3, 2009

IRVINE, Calif., Feb. 5, 2009 -- Meade Instruments Corp. (Nasdaq:MEAD), a leading designer and manufacturer of optical products, including telescopes and binoculars, today announced that Steven Muellner has resigned from his position as President and Chief Executive Officer and as a director of the Company in order... Read More

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Industrial Controls Distributors Welcomes Michael Giordano as an Account Manager for It's New England Office

March 3, 2009

Wanamassa, NJ - January 28, 2009 - Industrial Controls Distributors LLC, the leading distributor of HVAC, process instrumentation and valves, has hired Michael Giordano as an Account Manager in the New England Region. A resident of West Granby, CT and a Graduate of the University of Connecticut, Michael brings over... Read More

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Trans Tech Expands Digital Business Unit with Technical Sales Manager and Process Technician Additions.

March 3, 2009

(January 26, 2009, Carol Stream, Illinois) Trans Tech, the leader in providing three dimensional product decorating technologies, is pleased to announce the addition of Chris DeMell, Technical Sales Manager and Jerry Gabiga, Process Technician, into the growing Trans Tech On-Demand Business Unit. As Technical Sales... Read More

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ComNet Expands; Adds Western Region Sales Manager

March 2, 2009

Rick Acle appointed Western Regional Sales Manager Danbury, CT. December 23, 2008, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, doing business as ComNet(TM), a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has hired Rick Acle to fill a role in managing the company's Western United... Read More

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Jerry Weidmann, President of Wisconsin Lift Truck, Elected to Serve as Membership Chairman of National Trade Association

February 27, 2009

BROOKFIELD, WI - Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. has announced that Jerry Weidmann, President, has been elected to serve as Membership Chairman of the Material Handling Equipment Distributors Association (MHEDA). Jerry, has been with Wisconsin Lift Truck Corp. for 17 years. Prior to being named President in 2007, he... Read More

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Mazak Appoints General Manager for Midwest Region

February 27, 2009

Florence, Kentucky, February 26, 2009 - Mazak is pleased to announce the appointment of Tim Fara to the position of General Manager for the company's Midwest Headquarters and Technology Center in Schaumburg, Illinois. Mr. Fara recently joined Mazak from Kennametal (Extrude Hone), where he served as the Global Market... Read More

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ComNet Names New Business Development VP

February 27, 2009

Adds Bruce Berman to Develop New Markets for ComNet Products Danbury, CT. January 22, 2009, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, doing business as ComNet(TM), a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has hired Bruce M. Berman to be the company's Vice President of New... Read More

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AMRI Appoints Director of Global Project Management

February 27, 2009

ALBANY, N.Y. -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) has named Michael D. Ironside, Ph.D. as director of global project management reporting to Dr. Steven Hagen, vice president of pharmaceutical development and manufacturing. In this newly created role, Dr. Ironside will be responsible for overseeing all project management... Read More

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AMRI Names Senior Director, Analytical and Quality Services

February 27, 2009

ALBANY, N.Y. -- AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) announced today that Junan Guo, Ph.D. has joined the company as senior director, analytical and quality services. Dr. Guo fills the role vacated by Dr. Steven Hagen, who was promoted to vice president of pharmaceutical development and manufacturing in September 2008. Dr. Guo will... Read More

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AMRI Appoints New General Manager of Large Scale Manufacturing

February 27, 2009

ALBANY, N.Y.--AMRI (NASDAQ: AMRI) has named Richard A. Saffee as general manager of large scale manufacturing reporting to Dr. Steven Hagen, vice president of pharmaceutical development and manufacturing. Mr. Saffee will assume responsibility for all large scale manufacturing operations in Rensselaer, New York... Read More

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Rampone and Reynolds Promoted at Ferraz Shawmut

February 27, 2009

Fred Rampone, Vice President, Distributor Sales Stephen Reynolds, Vice President, Strategic Accounts NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (February 5, 2009) - Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of electrical protection, recently announced the promotion of Fred Rampone to vice president, distributor sales and Stephen... Read More