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ComNet Expands, Adds VP of Product Management

December 4, 2008

Longtime Fiber Optic Vet Victor Milani to Head Global Product Management Function at ComNet Danbury, CT. October 21, 2008, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, doing business as ComNet(TM), a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has hired Victor Milani to be the... Read More

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Michael Chandler Joins Southern Industrial Constructors / Southern Crane as Project Manager for Mechanical Piping

December 3, 2008

COLUMBIA, S.C. - Michael Chandler has joined Southern Industrial Constructors and Southern Crane, full-service industrial contractors, as project manager for mechanical piping. In his new capacity, Chandler will oversee estimates, job costs, scheduling, personnel, materials flow and client support for the... Read More

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Robert Potwora attended the Industry Forum and Joint Committee on Drinking Water Treatment Units (DWTU) Standards held at NSF World headquarters in Ann Arbor, MI this month.

December 2, 2008

The Industry Forum is composed of industry representatives while the joint committee includes industry representatives, regulators and product users. The committees met to review the NSF/American National Standards on DWTU (Drinking Water Treatment Units) to ensure they are current given the development of new... Read More

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Test Devices Inc. Appoints Robert l. Murner as President Moves into New Facility in Hudson, MA

December 1, 2008

Hudson, MA, June 2, 2008 - Test Devices Inc. (TDI), a dynamic materials testing company that provides state-of-the-art materials testing services and products, today announced that it has appointed Robert L. Murner as president, effective immediately. In addition, TDI has recently completed a move into its new... Read More

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Air Products' CFO to Address Citi's 19th Annual Chemicals Conference on 2 December

December 1, 2008

LEHIGH VALLEY, Pa., Nov. 25 -- Air Products (NYSE:APD) announced today that Paul Huck, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will be presenting at Citi's 19th Annual Chemicals Conference in New York City on Tuesday, December 2, 2008 at 11:50 a.m. ET. An audio Webcast and presentation slides will be... Read More

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NIST Physicist Wins OSA's First Walther Award

December 1, 2008

NIST physicist David Wineland will receive the inaugural Herbert Walther Award in recognition of his "seminal contributions to quantum information physics and metrology, and the development of trapped ion techniques for applications to basic quantum phenomena, plasma physics and optical clocks." The award is made... Read More

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Airgas CEO to Present at Citi Chemicals Conference

December 1, 2008

RADNOR, PA - November 25, 2008 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Peter McCausland will speak at the 19th Annual Citi Chemicals Conference in New York City on Tuesday, December 2, at 11:15 a.m. ET. Interested parties may listen to a live webcast or replay until December 19 by accessing... Read More

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Solar Manufacturing, Inc. Names James M. Nagy as President

November 26, 2008

Souderton, Pa. - William R. Jones, CEO, of Solar Manufacturing, Inc. and Solar Atmospheres, Inc. announces that James M. Nagy has been named as president of Solar Manufacturing, Inc. Nagy was named vice president of operations for Solar Manufacturing in 2002. He joined the Solar family of companies with Solar... Read More

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Severn Trent Services Appoints Gary Richards as European Sales Director for Water Purification

November 25, 2008

BIRMINGHAM, United Kingdom - 2 September 2008 - Severn Trent Services have appointed Gary Richards to the role of European sales director for their Water Purification group. In this position, Richards will be responsible for developing European sales, managing existing distributors and identifying new distributors... Read More

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Varian, Inc. CEO to Speak at the Nasdaq OMX 22nd Investor Program

November 25, 2008

PALO ALTO, Calif., Nov. 20 -- Varian, Inc. (NasdaqGS: VARI) today announced that Garry W. Rogerson, President and CEO, will speak at the Nasdaq OMX 22nd Investor Program in London on Thursday, December 4, 2008 at 9:45 a.m. Eastern time. A live webcast of the presentation will be publicly available from Varian... Read More

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Jet Edge Appoints New International Sales Manager

November 20, 2008

(ST. MICHAEL, Minn. - November 13, 2008) - Jet Edge, Inc., a leading manufacturer of ultra-high pressure (UHP) waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, coating removal and surface preparation, announced today that it has appointed David J. Anderson as its new international sales manager. Anderson is... Read More

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Lancaster Colony Commercial Products Announces Three Sales Management Appointments

November 20, 2008

Expands Levels of Service in Injection Molded Parts and Products Columbus, Ohio -- Lancaster Colony Commercial Products has appointed three individuals to key sales management positions to implement the organization's aggressive growth strategy. According to Kenneth Evans, president of Lancaster Colony Commercial... Read More

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Patricia F. Russo Appointed to Alcoa Board of Directors

November 20, 2008

NEW YORK -- Alcoa announced today that its board of directors has appointed Patricia F. Russo, 56, a director of the company effective immediately. Ms. Russo is the former chief executive officer of Alcatel-Lucent, the world's leading communication solutions provider formed in 2006 by the merger of Alcatel in France... Read More

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Parkinson Technologies Experiencing Record Growth; Numerous Personnel Added To Company

November 19, 2008

July 30, 2008 Woonsocket, RI, Parkinson Technologies has recently added new employees, made management promotions, and changed the company's operations structure as a part of a strategic plan that is driving record growth. "Our plan is to achieve solid, sustainable growth and we're highly focused on achieving these... Read More

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Future Metals Appoints Sales Manager

November 19, 2008

Terry Ball has been promoted to general sales manager at Future Metals, reporting to Mark G. Borland, Future Metals president. In his new position, Ball will oversee the sales efforts throughout the Florida division. He was most recently regional sales manager, a post he held since his employment began in... Read More

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U. S. Steel Tubular Products Honors Diemer True with Chief Roughneck Award

November 18, 2008

HOUSTON, Nov. 11 /-- U. S. Steel Tubular Products, Inc., a subsidiary of United States Steel Corporation (NYSE: X), announced that Diemer True, founder and chairman of the Diamond Companies of Wyoming, is the recipient of its Chief Roughneck Award for 2008. The announcement was made today at the Independent... Read More

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Two NIST Researchers' Papers Recognized in Ceramics 'Best Of' Collection

November 14, 2008

Two materials scientists at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) have papers in a special list of the "11 best papers" published by the American Ceramics Society (ACerS) in the past 110 years. The somewhat idiosyncratic list was drawn up by the society as part of its 110th anniversary... Read More

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NIST Researcher Receives Kudos for Images of Labs on a Chip

November 14, 2008

National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) bioengineer Greg Cooksey is equally talented behind the lens of a camera as he is engineering complex microfluidic devices for biology experiments-and recently, he's received quite a bit of recognition for combining the two skills. In the past year, Cooksey's... Read More

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Aggreko Promotes Haller to Vice President, Canada Business Unit and Marketing

November 14, 2008

HOUSTON (November 11, 2008) - Aggreko plc, the global leader in rental power, temperature control and oil-free compressed air solutions, has promoted Dennis Haller to Vice President, Canada Business Unit and Marketing. Haller has spent the past four years with Aggreko as Vice President, Sales, Marketing and... Read More

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Airgas Names Ellen C. Wolf to Board of Directors

November 14, 2008

RADNOR, PA - November 11, 2008 - Airgas, Inc. (NYSE: ARG) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Ellen C. Wolf, senior vice president and chief financial officer of American Water (NYSE: AWK), to fill the vacancy created by the untimely passing of Director William O. Albertini in June, 2008. Wolf... Read More