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Castrol Industrial Appoints New Americas President

July 8, 2008

Naperville, IL USA July 2008 Castrol Industrial North America Inc. ("Castrol Industrial") announces that Todd Mitchell will assume leadership of its industrial fluids and lubricants business for the Americas region effective July 1, 2008. Mitchell has been a member of the Castrol extended leadership team for... Read More

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ComNet Expands, Adds VP of Engineering

July 8, 2008

ComNet(TM) adds experience, Robert Gallagher appointed as Vice President of Engineering Danbury, CT. June 15, 2008, Communication Networks of Danbury, Connecticut, doing business as ComNet(TM), a leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission and networking equipment, has hired Robert Gallagher to be the... Read More

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DENSO Corporation Announces Senior Management Changes

July 8, 2008

June 25, 2008 KARIYA (Japan) - DENSO Corporation today announced management changes, which were voted upon at today's shareholders meeting. These changes are effective today. New Directors appointed to the Board: Koichi Fukaya, Vice Chairman (from President and CEO) Nobuaki Katoh, President and CEO (from Senior... Read More

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Institute of Caster and Wheel Manufacturers Selects Colson's Harris for Board VP Slot

July 8, 2008

Chuck Harris Assumes ICWM Board Position NORTHEAST ARKANSAS, June 30, 2008 - Colson Caster Corporation, the world's leading manufacturer of standard and custom application caster and wheel products, today announced that Chuck Harris has been elected to serve a two-year term as Board Vice President for the Institute... Read More

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Endevco Appoints Gary Oria as Marketing Manager

July 8, 2008

June 5, 2008 Endevco Corporation, the leader in sensing solutions for demanding vibration, shock and pressure applications, has announced the appointment of Gary Oria to the position Marketing Manager. Oria brings to the position over 15 years of experience in product management, mechanical engineering... Read More

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Holz Rubber Company Strengthens Its Grip in Southeast Territory

July 8, 2008

Ben Tannler To Direct 13-State Region With His Sights Focused On Expansion Joints, Custom Molding Services LODI CA ­ June 27, 2008 ­ Holz Rubber Company, a leading manufacturer of industrial elastomeric products, has chosen Ben Tannler as the company¹s new Southern Region Sales Manager. In his new role, Mr. Tannler... Read More

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Richard Schloesser Named President and Chief Operating Officer of Toray Plastics (America), Inc., and Senior Director of Toray Industries, Inc.

July 8, 2008

North Kingstown, RI (June 9, 2008)-Toray Plastics (America), Inc., North America's only manufacturer of precision-performance polyester (PET) and polypropylene (PP) films, is pleased to announce that Richard Schloesser has been appointed President and Chief Operating Officer. In that new management role, Schloesser... Read More

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The Wagner Companies Hires Estimator/CSR for Systems

July 7, 2008

Alexander Harris Joins Wagner's Sales Team Milwaukee, WI - The Wagner Companies announces that Alexander Harris has joined their company as an Estimator/Customer Service Representative for Systems. In this position, Harris will be responsible for estimating Wagnerail(TM) projects and serving the needs of... Read More

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Sartomer Company Names Marcel de Wolf Chief Executive Officer

July 7, 2008

EXTON, Pa., June 30, 2008 - Global specialty chemicals manufacturer Sartomer Company today named Marcel de Wolf as chief executive officer, succeeding Dr. Luigi Colantuoni, who accepted a new assignment with Sartomer's parent company, TOTAL S.A., in Paris. In the new position, de Wolf will report to Bernard... Read More

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Former Fluid Power Executive Relocates to Jacksonville to Start Own Business

July 3, 2008

(Jacksonville, FL)---During times of life-changing transition, the saying "you don't know what you've got 'til it's gone" can be somewhat of an anthem. Not so for Steve Goulette: he knew what he had and he wanted something more. Over his 25-year career with Swedish quick coupling specialist CEJN and hydraulic hose... Read More

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Chloride Group PLC Appoints Joe Nitiss President of North American Operations

July 3, 2008

LIBERTYVILLE, IL, June 30, 2008 - Chloride Group PLC ("Chloride" or "The Company"), a global leader and provider of secure quality power solutions, today announced the appointment of Joe Nitiss as President of its Chloride North American operations, effective immediately. As President, Mr. Nitiss will have... Read More

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U.S. Door & Building Components Adds Three New Employees

July 3, 2008

Orlando, Florida-July 2, 2008 - U.S. Door & Building Components has announced addition of three new employees. Dan Branthoover has joined U.S. Door as the Midwest Regional Sales Manager. He will be responsible for sales and support in the upper Midwest including North Dakota, South Dakota, Missouri, Nebraska... Read More

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Linear LLC Names Todd Hokunson Vice President of Sales, Electronic Systems

July 3, 2008

June 30, 2008 CARLSBAD, Calif. - Linear LLC, a market leader in residential and commercial technology solutions for over four decades, has named Todd Hokunson to the role of Vice President of Sales, Electronic Systems. In his new position, Todd will be responsible for the sales revenue for Linear's home security... Read More

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MetoKote, Industry Leader in Metal Finishing Processes, Announces New Sales Account Manager to Their Saltillo/Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico Plant

July 2, 2008

MetoKote Corporation, Inc., the industry leader in metal finishing processes, including electrocoat (e-coat), powder coat and liquid paint, is pleased to announce the appointment of Felix Barrera to Sales Account Manager to their Saltillo/Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico plant. Mr. Barrera's... Read More

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Xtralis Strengthens Global Executive Team

July 1, 2008

Appoints New Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Investor Relations Melbourne, Australia Xtralis, a leading provider of fire detection and security solutions, today announced the appointment of security industry veteran, Mariann McDonagh, as Senior Vice President of Corporate Marketing and Investor... Read More

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Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation President Joins CMTA Board of Directors

June 30, 2008

Pittsburg, CA - - June 25, 2008 - - The California Manufacturers & Technology Association (CMTA) has invited Pamela Kan, President of Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation, to join its Board of Directors. CMTA works to improve and enhance a strong business climate for California's 30,000 manufacturing, processing and... Read More

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3M CEO: Innovation Continues to Transform 3M into Faster Growing Company

June 30, 2008

May 13, 2008 ST. PAUL, Minn.--3M continues to inspire and encourage innovation and creativity to accelerate growth and deliver excellent financial results, 3M chairman, president and CEO George W. Buckley told stockholders today at the company's annual meeting in St. Paul. "The people of 3M are once again driving... Read More

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Michael Walther Named President and CEO of Spencer

June 30, 2008

WINDSOR, CT - Michael D. Walther has been elected President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Spencer Turbine Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliance Holdings Inc., the Spencer Board of Directors has announced. Mr. Walther succeeds Richard Hart, who is retiring. Mr. Walther's position became effective... Read More

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Alcoa Chairman Alain Belda among Global Executives Calling for G8 to Lead on Climate Change

June 30, 2008

6/24/2008 Belda Member of Steering Board That Developed CEO Statement NEW YORK--Alcoa Chairman Alain Belda joined 99 global business leaders last week in calling for the Group of 8 (G8) leaders to take the lead on climate change and to commit to halving emissions of greenhouse gases by 2050. The set of policy... Read More

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Richard Hart to Retire as President and CEO of Spencer - Will Stay on as Company Director

June 30, 2008

WINDSOR, CT - Richard F. Hart will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of The Spencer Turbine Company, a wholly owned subsidiary of Alliance Holdings Inc., effective August 1, 2008, the company Board of Directors has announced. Mr. Hart has served as the company's President and CEO since January... Read More