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COE Press Equipment Appoints Ed Wynn as Regional Sales Manager

April 26, 2016

Sterling Heights, Mich.  – Coe Press Equipment has announced the appointment of Ed Wynn as a new Regional Sales Manager based out of the greater Chicago area. Wynn will be responsible for sales development in his territory, with a focus on promoting the company’s CTLMaster™ Value-Added Cut-to-Length lines, which are built using standard COE equipment that is configured to meet each... Read More

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WAGO Appoints Regional Sales Manager for Ontario

April 25, 2016

Germantown, WI  – WAGO is pleased to announce a new addition to its growing sales team in Canada. Marc Thibert joins WAGO, as Regional Sales Manager for Southwestern Ontario, Marc brings to the role several years of experience in the Automation sector in both sales and application support. Prior to joining WAGO, Marc was a District Application Specialist for Phoenix Contact for over seven... Read More

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Magna-Power Names Michael Williams Director of Sales

April 22, 2016

Magna-Power Electronics, a worldwide leader in programmable DC power products, announced the addition of Michael Williams in the role of Director of Sales. Williams joins Magna-Power as a proven force in the electronics industry, with extensive sales and representative management experience. In this role, Williams is responsible for working with Magna-Power's 40+ United States sales... Read More

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Karsten Sommer, VPF Joins ART Technologies April 2016

April 20, 2016

ART Technologies, Inc is proud to announce the addition of Karsten Sommer as Finance Vice President.  Karsten brings a wealth of financial expertise and has significant manufacturing accounting and ERP experience from his time at Lucas-Varity and Wayne/Scott Fetzer companies.  He has also held several managerial financial positions with Cincinnati USA Regional Chamber and currently sits on the... Read More

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Rockwell Automation Announces Leadership Changes: Blake Moret Named CEO, Keith Nosbusch to Remain Chairman

April 20, 2016

MILWAUKEE –  Rockwell Automation (NYSE:ROK) announced today that its board of directors has elected Blake D. Moret, a 30-year veteran of the Company, as president and chief executive officer, effective July 1, 2016. At that time Keith D. Nosbusch, 65, who has been president and chief executive officer since 2004, will transition from those roles while continuing as chairman of the board.... Read More

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Andrea Cisneros Accepts New Position at FSM

April 20, 2016

Milford, DE – First State Manufacturing announces that Andrea Cisneros has been promoted to the position of Assistant Manager of Materials Supply Chain Coordinator.  “Ms. Cisneros came to us via our production floor,” said President and CEO Dave Hitchens.  “She started with us four years ago in Quality Control and has made an increasingly valued contribution to our team with each... Read More

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Amazon Hose and Rubber Company Announced New VP of Sales for Tampa, FL

April 18, 2016

Amazon Hose and Rubber Company recently announced a new VP of Sales for the Tampa, FL branch. Chris Griffin, a native of Casselberry, FL, started his career in 1996 working on assembly of hydraulic and industrial hoses. After 4 years, Chris advanced to Inside Sales and shortly thereafter moved to Outside Sales, where he covered Western New York, Western Pennsylvania and Eastern Ohio for 16... Read More

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And The Pump Systems Matter Leadership Award Goes To...

April 15, 2016

A red carpet isn't required to acknowledge exceptional people. At the Hydraulic Institute's Annual Conference, which took place February 11th through the 15th in Tucson, AZ, there were many extraordinary professionals that were honored for their exemplary efforts in the pump industry. Among these award-winners was one stand-out industry professional. A man who was actually one of the... Read More

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Major Industries Announces New Plant Manager

April 15, 2016

Wausau, WI - Major Industries, Inc., manufacturer of skylights, canopies and translucent wall systems, is pleased to announce the promotion of Jason Weber to Plant Manager. Jason’s strong performance as Major’s Assistant Plant Manager over the last two years was demonstrated by his technical knowledge and understanding of how to best direct Major’s manufacturing process. His previous... Read More

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Heritage Printing & Graphics Adds Wide Format Specialist to the Heritage Charlotte Team

April 13, 2016

Heritage hires large format printer: James Zambrano. Charlotte, NC – Heritage Printing and Graphics, a leading provider of event and interior signage in the Charlotte market announced the addition of another sign expert to its growing team. James Zambrano has over 15 years of sign design, print and installation experience, his relocation to the Metrolina area is a big benefit to Heritage. ... Read More

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President Robert Miller and Future Electronics Recognize 30 Anniversary of Jean Hafner

April 13, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec  - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, and the company's President, Robert Miller, were pleased to recognize Jean Hafner, who recently celebrated his 30 year anniversary of employment within the organization. Hafner started with Future Electronics in January 1986, as an Order... Read More

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Advanced Heat Treat Corp. Announces New Technical Services Team

April 13, 2016

WATERLOO, IA — Advanced Heat Treat Corp. (AHT) would like to announce a reorganization in the Sales Marketing Department with the implementation of a new Technical Services Team! Aligned with the mission of “Exceeding Customer Expectations with UltraGlowing results”, this new team will be devoted solely to customers needs and will assist AHT customers immediately should they have questions... Read More

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Robert Miller and Future Electronics Celebrates 10th Anniversary of System Design Center in India

April 12, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec  - Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components, founded by President Robert Miller, is celebrating the 10th anniversary of the company's System Design Center in India, one of three locations operating around the world. Future Electronics' System Design Centers (SDCs) provide a complete offering of solutions, from the simple proof of... Read More

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Ellsworth Adhesives Appoints K. Shawn McClarnon as New General Sales Manager

April 12, 2016

GERMANTOWN, WI –  Ellsworth Adhesives is pleased to announce the addition of K. (Keith) Shawn McClarnon as the General Sales Manager for the East Region. In his new role, Shawn will be responsible for sales management of the Engineered Sales Representatives (ESRs), and expanding Ellsworth Adhesives’ presence in his region. With 35 years of industry experience, Shawn brings a depth of... Read More

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Viega Welcomes Elwood Ide as New Technical Manager,Shipbuilding and Offshore

April 12, 2016

Viega expands shipbuilding and offshore team in the West Coast territory. WICHITA, Kan. – Viega LLC announces Elwood Ide as its newest technical manager for shipbuilding and offshore for the West Coast. In this position, Ide provides analysis, forecasts and guidance for developing the marine and offshore business in the California, Oregon, Washington, Alaska, Hawaii and British Columbia... Read More

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MC Machinery Systems Welcomes Fred Puzon as National Sales Manager in its Machining Technologies Division

April 11, 2016

Wood Dale, IL – MC Machinery Systems, a wholly owned subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corp., recently filled its national sales position with an engineering, sales, account and operations manager with nearly 26 years of experience in the metalworking industry. Fred Puzon joins as a National Sales Manager responsible for managing all sales and product development activities in the company’s Machining... Read More

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Future Electronics and President Robert Miller Recognize 30 Year Anniversary of Laureen Dawkins

April 6, 2016

Pointe Claire, Quebec – Future Electronics, a global leading distributor of electronic components with corporate headquarters in Montreal, Quebec, and the company's President, Robert Miller, are pleased to congratulate Laureen Dawkins on her recent 30 year anniversary of employment within the organization. Dawkins began her career with Future Electronics in January 1986, as a Data... Read More

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Laboratory Testing Inc.'s President Honored with SmartCEO's Family Business Award

April 6, 2016

HATFIELD, PA – Mike McVaugh, president and CEO of Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI), has been named a 2016 Family Business Awards honoree by Philadelphia SmartCEO. McVaugh was chosen from a distinguished group of talented individuals who hold a top leadership role in their family-owned and operated companies. Honorees were chosen after submitting information on various business issues, including... Read More

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PIRTEK Service and Supply Center Owner Joins PIRTEK Team Murray at the Phoenix Grand Prix

April 5, 2016

This weekend, a local business man will be keeping a closer eye than usual on the Verizon IndyCar Series event at the Phoenix International Speedway. Stu Bartlett, franchisee of the PIRTEK Fluid Transfer Solutions Service and Supply Center in Phoenix will be in attendance learning all about the sport ahead of the month of May - when the international hydraulic hose and fittings company will... Read More

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Blasdel Enterprises Hires New Marketing Manager

April 5, 2016

Kathy comes with a varied background in sales and marketing in both the Consumer Packaged Goods and Logistics Industries. "We are glad to welcome Kathy to our team and look forward to the vast experience she brings in both marketing and sales" says Bill Blasdel, president of Blasdel Enterprises. "Her expertise in marketing will help expand our company's customer base. She will be an asset... Read More