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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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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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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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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

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Cognex Appoints Thomas F. Nash as President of Its Surface Inspection Systems Division

January 6, 2009

Natick, MA, November 3, 2008-Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX), the world's leading supplier of machine vision systems, announced the appointment of Tom Nash to the position of President of the Surface Inspection Systems Division (SISD). Mr. Nash reports to Dr. Robert J. Shillman, Chairman and CEO of... Read More

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International Scientific Committee for Shot Peening Appoints Chairman of 2011 Conference

January 6, 2009

Jack Champaigne, President of Electronics Incorporated in Mishawaka, Indiana, has been appointed Chairman of the International Scientific Committee for Shot Peening and host of the 11th International Conference on Shot Peening (ICSP-11). The International Conference on Shot Peening is held every three years and... Read More

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Kimberly Walsh is Elected to Board of Directors of Rehostar, Inc.

January 5, 2009

During a two week trip to Africa this summer with her daughter, Kimberly was moved to act and decided to dedicate some of her time and resources by becoming an active Board Member of Rehostar, Inc. "I strongly feel a commitment to 'give back' and utilize my talents in supporting projects and trips to build... Read More

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Kemet Announces New Vice President of Quality and Chief Compliance Officer

December 30, 2008

Greenville, South Carolina (December 23, 2008) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) has announced today that Susan (Sue) Barkal is being promoted to Vice President of Quality and Chief Compliance Officer as of January 1, 2009. Her current position with the Company is Director of Product Management and Central Planning... Read More

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David J. Snell Joins LMI Technologies Inc. as Vice President of Sales & Marketing

December 30, 2008

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA, CANADA --- David J. Snell has joined LMI Technologies Inc. (LMI), a Vancouver based world leader in machine vision solutions, as Vice President of Sales and Marketing. He will be responsible for global sales, channels, strategic partner and marketing strategies as LMI continues to focus... Read More

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People on the Move

December 30, 2008

People on the Move spotlights trailblazers in standardization, highlighting their latest achievements, advancements, and contributions to the standards community. Dr. Cynthia D. Woodley is the new chair of the Conformity Assessment Committee (CASCO), Working Group (WG) 30, Certification of persons, of the... Read More

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Indium Corporation Engineers Achieve SMTA Certification

December 26, 2008

Indium Corporation's announces that Technical Support Engineers Chris Nash and Liya Koorithodi have earned the title of SMTA (Surface Mount Technology Association) Certified Process Engineer (CPE). Indium Corporation now has a total of 21 SMTA-certified engineers. The SMTA CPE program is unique, recognizing and... Read More

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Automation and Vision Systems

December 22, 2008

Erhardt + Leimer is pleased to announce, effective January 1, 2009, the appointment of Udo Skarke as CEO of its North American headquarters in Duncan, South Carolina. He replaces David Merritt who retired after 31 years with the company. Prior to taking the top position at Erhardt + Leimer Inc., Mr. Skarke was... Read More

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Dr. Walter J. Rossiter Receives ASTM International William C. Cullen Award

December 22, 2008

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., 18 December 2008-Dr. Walter J. Rossiter of W.J. Rossiter & Associates, Clarksburg, Md., has received the 2008 William C. Cullen Award from ASTM International Committee D08 on Roofing and Waterproofing. The committee honored Rossiter for "his distinguished contributions and personal commitment... Read More

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Orbitform Group Adds Representation in Brazil

December 22, 2008

The Orbitform Group is pleased to announce the addition of Alceu Natali as their representative in Brazil. An experienced manufacturing representative, Mr. Natali has over 30 years experience in all aspects of industrial sales, with an emphasis in introducing new international players into the Brazilian market... Read More

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Scaffold Company Boosts International Presence with New Sales Manager

December 17, 2008

WAUKESHA, Wis. - Nov. 4, 2008 - Scaffold equipment and service expert ThyssenKrupp Safway has hired International Sales Manager Jose Chaumont to help establish and advance the company's global market presence. "Few companies have the resources like Safway's to handle projects of a large magnitude outside of the... Read More

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Heinz-Dieter Schunk Recognized for Lifetime Achievement

December 17, 2008

Heinz-Dieter Schunk, CEO of SCHUNK Inc, was awarded the German Machine Development Prize on October 14, 2008. During the third German Machine Development Summit in Berlin, the independent jury of experts in business and science recognized his lifetime achievements. Under his management, a small garage business in... Read More

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Two Company Veterans Promoted at Ferraz Shawmut

December 17, 2008

Dean Cousins, Senior Vice President of Marketing and Business Development Jim Kosciolek, Vice President of Sales NEWBURYPORT, Mass. (Dec. 15, 2008) - Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of circuit protection, recently announced the promotion of Dean Cousins to senior vice president of marketing and... Read More

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PCI CEO Featured in TRUMPF Express

December 12, 2008

(Hanover, PA, USA) Brian Greenplate, president, CEO and owner of Precision Cut Industries, was featured in the August edition of TRUMPF Express, an industry magazine for sheet metal processing. The article discussed the major changes initiated by Greenplate since his purchase of the high-tech laser cutting... Read More

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AWS Recognizes Metglas Senior Scientist, Dr. Anatol Rabinkin

December 12, 2008

Metglas Senior Scientist, Dr. Anatol Rabinkin, Recognized in AWS Welding Journal The Welding Journal published by the American Welding Society (AWS) recently recognized the AWS Brazing and Soldering Committee and its members, including a personal acknowledgment of Metglas, Inc. Senior Scientist, Dr. Anatol... Read More

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Indium Corporation's Giasone Promoted to Metals Manager

December 12, 2008

Date: December 9, 2008 Indium Corporation announces the promotion of Emily Giasone to Metals Manager for the Metals, Chemicals, and Energy (MCE) Business Unit. Emily is responsible for purchasing and trading indium, gallium, germanium, and bismuth raw materials, selling select MCE products in the China market, and... Read More