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Kemet Announces Changes in Its Tantalum Business Group

January 9, 2009

Greenville, South Carolina (January 6, 2009) - KEMET Corporation (NYSE:KEM) has announced today the following organizational changes in the Tantalum Business Group that became effective January 1, 2009, following an orderly transition of duties. Joe Porter, VP Sales Administration, is appointed Vice President... Read More

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ANSI Announces 2009 Forum and Committee Leadership

January 8, 2009

The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has announced leadership of its member forums, policy committees, and program oversight committees for 2009. Member Forums The ANSI Member Forums represent the voice of their respective membership segments in the Institute, providing a venue for dialogue on global... Read More

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Stacy Leistner Appointed Vice President of Strategic Communications

January 8, 2009

Stacy Leistner has been appointed vice president of strategic communications for the Toy Industry Association (TIA), effective January 1, 2009. As the head of communications at TIA, Stacy will work closely with TIA members and staff to support the toy industry's outreach to federal and state agencies. He will be... Read More

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Karen Hughes Will be Joining ANSI as Director of Homeland Security Standards Programs

January 8, 2009

Karen Hughes will be joining ANSI as director of homeland security standards programs effective January 20, 2009. In this role, she will be responsible for the management and administrative oversight of the Homeland Security Standards Panel (ANSI-HSSP) and other security-related activities in which the Institute... Read More

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Elizabeth Austin Will Assume the Role of ANSI Director of Communications and Public Relations

January 8, 2009

Elizabeth Austin will assume the role of ANSI director of communications and public relations effective January 1, 2009. She has served as communications manager for the Institute since March of 2007. In her new role, Liz is responsible for the development and management of a fully integrated program encompassing... Read More

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The Answers Just Keep Coming: Additional Columbia Steel Crusher Wear Parts Engineers Join "Ask the Experts" Online

January 8, 2009

PORTLAND, OR - JANUARY 2009 - It's been 16 months - and dozens of questions and answers - since Columbia Steel joined the "Ask the Experts" online forum, and two new faces are looking forward in 2009 to helping aggregate producers with their wear part inquiries, puzzles and predicaments. Signing on is Steve... Read More

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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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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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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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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