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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

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Indium Corporation's Dr. Andy Mackie Joins Chip Scale Review Editorial Board

October 17, 2008

Date: October 14, 2008 Indium Corporation's Semiconductor Assembly Materials Product Manager, Andy C. Mackie, Ph.D., has joined the editorial board of Chip Scale Review. Dr. Mackie will work in conjunction with the other editorial board members and Chip Scale Review's editorial team in selecting editorial topic... Read More

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ZPower Vice President of Product Development to Speak at Lux Executive Summit

October 17, 2008

CAMARILLO, October 14, 2008 - ZPower, Inc., a leading global provider of the first silver-zinc, rechargeable battery technology for consumer electronic devices, has announced that company Vice President of Product Development, Dr. George Adamson, will discuss the benefits of silver-zinc battery technology at the... Read More

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Gebbie Elected to American Academy of Arts and Sciences

October 16, 2008

Katharine B. Gebbie, director of the Physics Laboratory at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), was inducted as a member of the 228th Class of Fellows of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences on Oct. 11, 2008, at a ceremony in Cambridge, Mass. As a member of the 2008 class, Gebbie is among... Read More

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Todd Hockenberry Joins Laser Photonics as Executive VP of Sales and Marketing

October 15, 2008

Lake Mary, FL., October 10, 2008 - Laser Photonics, the market leader in fiber laser system technology, announced today it has appointed Todd Hockenberry to Executive Vice President of sales and marketing. The creation of this new position strengthens Laser Photonics' ever-growing executive management team. As vice... Read More

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Ansell Names Tom Thornton as Director of Sales as Brent Rossi Retires

October 13, 2008

RED BANK, NJ (October 7, 2008) - Ansell Healthcare announced the appointment of Tom Thornton as the Director of Sales, Occupational U.S. He will replace Brent Rossi who retired in September after 35 years with the company. Thornton joins Ansell from Gojo Industries where he served as vice president of sales. He... Read More