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KIN-TEK'S Jim McKinley Named ISA Fellow Member

October 23, 2008

James (Jim) J. McKinley of KIN-TEK Laboratories, La Marque, Texas, has been named a 2008 Fellow Member by the Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society (ISA) 
in recognition of his contributions to calibrating and validating analytical instruments using permeation devices. McKinley is the founder and... Read More

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Senior Materials Engineer Appointed to SPE Board

October 23, 2008

Dale B. Edwards, P.E., materials engineer and Senior Consultant at Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI) was recently appointed to the Medical Plastics Division Board of Directors for the Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE). The Board hopes to promote the Division and to help disseminate information that would be helpful... Read More

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Dr. Dana Medlin, Biomedical Engineer Joins ESI

October 23, 2008

Chicago, IL - - Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI) is pleased to announce the addition of Dr. Dana J. Medlin, Senior Consultant, to the company's consulting staff. Dr. Medlin is currently an Associate Professor in the Department of Material and Metallurgical Engineering at the South Dakota School of Mines and... Read More

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ASHRAE Awards Two Engineers at Big Ass Fans® Certification for High-Performance Building Design

October 23, 2008

(Lexington, KY, September 15, 2008) - Two engineers from the Big Ass Fan Company in Lexington, KY, have both earned High-Performance Building Design Professional certification from the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers. Christian Taber, Applications Engineer and Brian Lynch... Read More

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Michael L. Hanks, Ph.D., P.E. Joins ESI-Atlanta

October 23, 2008

Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI) is pleased to announce the addition of Michael L. Hanks, Ph.D., P.E.., Senior Consultant, to the company's Atlanta (Norcross), GA office staff. Dr. Hanks is a graduate of Brigham Young University, where he received his B.S. and M.S. in Chemical Engineering. He earned his Ph.D. in the... Read More

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Senior Materials Engineer Joins ESI

October 23, 2008

Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI) is pleased to announce the addition of Mr. Dale B. Edwards, materials engineer and Senior Consultant, to the company's Aurora, Illinois office staff. Prior to joining ESI, Mr. Edwards had more than 25 years experience with Bodycote Broutman, Inc. as a Senior Consultant and... Read More

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David L. Ahearn, P.E. Joins ESI-Atlanta

October 23, 2008

Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI) is pleased to announce the addition of David L. Ahearn, P.E., Staff Engineer, to the company's Atlanta (Norcross), GA office staff. Mr. Ahearn is a graduate of the University of Alabama, where he received his B.S. in Civil Engineering and his M.S. in Materials Science and... Read More

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Mike Danko, ESI Mechanical Engineer Receives P.E. License

October 23, 2008

Engineering Systems Inc. (ESI) is pleased to announce Michael Danko has received his Professional Engineer (P.E.) license in the state of Illinois. He joined ESI in 2003 and is a Staff Consultant in the company's Aurora, Illinois office. Mr. Danko is a mechanical engineer with over 20 years experience in... Read More

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Neil Armstrong, VP Operations, ESAB Canada

October 22, 2008

Neil Armstrong has been promoted to the role of Vice President, Operations, for ESAB Canada. In his new role, Neil will oversee relations for key distributor accounts, marketing, service, supply chain and general operations. Neil joined ESAB in 1991, having graduated from the University of Western Ontario with a... Read More

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Stellar Materials Announces the Promotions of Jens Decker and Brian Mintz

October 22, 2008

(September 9, 2008) -- Stellar Materials Incorporated is pleased to announce the promotion of two dedicated employees, who contribute greatly to the growing success of Stellar Materials., enhancing and expanding the Thermbond product line, and promoting the Thermbond name and message to current and prospective... Read More

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Wayne Ducote and Dan Watts Join BASF Turf & Ornamentals

October 22, 2008

RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, NC, October 20, 2008 - BASF Turf & Ornamentals announced it has appointed Wayne Ducote as Sales Specialist for Alabama, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, the Florida panhandle region and Tennessee. Ducote will help distributors, golf course superintendents, nursery and greenhouse growers, and... Read More

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Shat-R-Shield Appoints George Mabin to VP Position

October 22, 2008

Salisbury, N.C. - September 1, 2008 - Shat-R-Shield has announced that George Mabin has joined the company as Vice President Sales and Marketing. Mr. Mabin brings with him more than 30 years experience in sales and marketing and brings a wealth of domestic and international experience in the lighting industry. In... Read More

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William King Appointed President of Datron Dynamics

October 22, 2008

[MILFORD, NH - SEPTEMBER 24, 2008 William "Bill" King has been named President of Datron Dynamics, Inc. in Milford, New Hampshire. Dr. Arne Bruesch, Managing Director of Datron AG, the German parent company of Datron Dynamics, made the announcement recently. "We have developed a new strategic alliance between our... Read More

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NIBCO Mourns Death of Pete Walker

October 22, 2008

ELKHART, Ind. - (September 18, 2008) - Pete Walker, 63, retired Chemtrol district manager for NIBCO INC., passed away on September 6, 2008, after an extended illness. He joined the company in 1986 as an industrial sales representative. He was promoted to regional sales manager - Chemtrol in 1989. In 2002, he was... Read More

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Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. Names Brett Wood President, Shankar Basu Continues as Chairman & CEO

October 22, 2008

Additional Management Changes Strengthen Business Strategy to Usher in New Era in Material Handling IRVINE, Calif., (September 22, 2008) - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc.'s (TMHU) Chairman and CEO Dr. Shankar Basu today announced the appointment of Brett Wood to president, effective immediately. Basu... Read More

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Munters' Brown Elected Executive Board Vice President of the Society for Protective Coatings

October 22, 2008

Munters Moisture Control Services (MCS) executive Russ Brown has been elected vice president of the executive board of the Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC), a non-profit association dedicated to the protection and preservation of concrete, steel and other industrial and marine structures and surfaces through... Read More

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SenDEC's CEO is 2008 Business Person of the Year

October 21, 2008

Ken Fiske Recognized For Outstanding Business Leadership and Community Involvement The Small Business Council of the Rochester Business Alliance has selected Ken Fiske, President and CEO of SenDEC Corporation, as the 2008 Business Person of the Year. As one of nine finalists, Fiske was honored for an exemplary... Read More

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Caterpillar Chairman and CEO Jim Owens Elected Chairman of The Business Council

October 20, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. - Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT) Chairman and CEO Jim Owens was elected Chairman of The Business Council on October 16, 2008. Owens was elected for a two-year term. He will succeed W. James McNerney, Jr., Chairman, President & CEO of The Boeing Company, beginning in January 2009. Elected with... Read More

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Jet Edge Appoints New North Central Regional Sales Manager

October 20, 2008

(ST. MICHAEL, Minn. - October 16, 2008) - Jet Edge, Inc., a leading manufacturer of ultra-high pressure waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, coating removal and surface preparation, announced today that it has appointed Eric Magnuson as its new North Central regional sales manager. Magnuson is... Read More

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Manncorp Expands Sales Force With New Hire

October 20, 2008

Michael F. Prestoy, a veteran electronics equipment production executive, has been added to Manncorp's sales engineering staff. A member of IEEE, Mr. Prestoy holds an MBA in addition to an undergraduate degree in electrical engineering. He has held production and sales engineering supervisory positions at Kulicke... Read More