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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

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Tim Maxson Appointed Terex Load King Plant Director

October 10, 2008

Redmond, Wash. (Oct. 8, 2008) - Terex Aerial Work Platforms (AWP), a business segment of the Terex Corporation (NYSE:TEX), announced today that Tim Maxson has been appointed the Plant Director for Terex Load King. Maxson will be based out of the Load King facility in Elk Point, South Dakota. Maxson will be... Read More

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Manncorp Appoints Sales Engineer Based In Mexico to Cover Latin America

October 9, 2008

William Kerr, an American with an intensive career and educational background in Mexico and South America, has been appointed by Manncorp as Sales Engineer for Mexico. In announcing the affiliation, CEO Henry Mann underscored Mr. Kerr's fluency in Spanish - having studied, lived and worked in Bogota, Columbia and... Read More

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Kenneth A. Jacobs Joins Sealant Equipment & Engineering

October 7, 2008

October 1, 2008 PLYMOUTH, MI - Kenneth A. Jacobs has joined Sealant Equipment & Engineering as Vice President of Global Sales and Marketing. Mr. Jacobs has over 30 years of experience in the Meter Mix and Dispense industry. He recently was President of TAH Industries in Robbinsville, NJ and held various management... Read More

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Baker Joins Raymond as Manager of Marketing Communications

October 3, 2008

GREENE, N.Y. - The Raymond Corporation has named Richard Baker to the position of manager of marketing communications. In this role, Baker is responsible for managing Raymond's marketing efforts and strengthening the Raymond® brand in the marketplace. He will oversee the production of marketing materials, trade... Read More

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Swift Glass Company Names Vince Capozzi As Director Of Business Development

October 3, 2008

Elmira, NY - September 22, 2008 - Swift Glass announces the appointment of Vince Capozzi as Director of Business Development. Reporting directly to the President and CEO Dan Burke, Vince will work toward enhancing the sales and marketing efforts of Swift Glass as well as engaging new product lines for Swift... Read More

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Louis P. Batson Company Expands Sales Force

October 1, 2008

Greenville, SC: Louis P. Batson Company recently added James A. "Jim" Hiers as Product Manager. Caroline B. Stewart, President, made the announcement. Hiers will travel extensively within the United States to market Batson machinery and accessories specific to the converting industry. Most recently, Hiers founded... Read More

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Faulkner Takes Over Garlock GYLON® PTFE Product Line

October 1, 2008

Palmyra, N.Y., September 24,2008 - Garlock Sealing Technologies has named Michael Faulkner senior product manager for its GYLON® product line. In his new position, Faulkner will be responsible for the company's premier offering, a family of gasket and diaphragm products that provides excellent chemical resistance... Read More

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Hydro Aluminum North America Names New Operations Manager

September 29, 2008

LINTHICUM, Md. - September 25, 2008 - Brad Clark has joined Hydro's Extrusion Americas unit as operations manager for its extrusion facility in Monett, Missouri. He will report to Rhonda Wright, VP of operations/general manager, for Hydro's Central Region. A 20-year aluminum industry veteran, Clark comes to Hydro... Read More

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Emerson Process Management Announces New Executive Appointments

September 26, 2008

Steven A. Sonnenberg named executive vice president of Emerson and business leader of Emerson Process Management John M. Berra to become chairman of Emerson Process Management AUSTIN, TEXAS (September 22, 2008) - John M. Berra, president of Emerson Process Management, a business of Emerson (NYSE: EMR), today... Read More

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Permatex, Inc. Announces Key Executive Promotions

September 26, 2008

Hartford, CT... Permatex, Inc., a leader in chemical technology for automotive maintenance and repair, has announced several key promotions for its executive management team. Andy Robinson has been promoted to General Manager of Permatex, assuming the position previously held by Mike Zimmerman, who will now become... Read More

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NLGI Names Dow Corning Representative to Executive Committee

September 25, 2008

MIDLAND, Mich. (August 6, 2008): NLGI (formerly "National Lubricating Grease Institute") has named David Como, associate lubricants scientist, Dow Corning, to its six-member Executive Committee as Treasurer. Como has been an active member of NLGI for 23 years. The NLGI is an international trade association that... Read More