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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

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GIW Honors Dedicated Employees

June 30, 2008

GIW Industries, Inc. may not have made Fortune's Top 100 Companies List but by looking at their employee's longevity records, maybe they should have. Each year, GIW holds a special banquet honoring an elite group of workers - current employees that have worked for the company for 30 years or more. This year... Read More

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Horton Appoints Tom Kleich Director of Sales for the Truck Market

June 27, 2008

ROSEVILLE, Minn.-Horton, Inc. has promoted Tom Kleich to director of sales, trucks. Kleich was most recently the sales team manager at Horton and previous to that customer service representative, product specialist, manager of product planning and OEM account manager. He also worked at Phillips and Temro Industries... Read More

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Cedar Falls Man Elected to Board of Directors

June 26, 2008

CEDAR FALLS, IA 6/24/08---Vince Bernard of Diedrichs & Associates, Inc. has been elected to the Board of Directors of AgRobotics in Little Rock, Arkansas. Mr. Bernard has played a critical role in the development of AgRobotics' first product, the AutoProbe. AgRobotics is an agricultural company founded in 2006 by... Read More

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Turbotec Team Enhanced With Additional Sales Staff

June 26, 2008

Turbotec Products, Inc. a world leader in high performance heat exchangers, announces Tom Allen as Outside Sales Manager and Joshua White as Sales Account Engineer. Tom Allen brings over 25 years of refrigeration /HVAC expertise. He was previously Northeast Regional Manager at Heatcraft Refrigeration. Tom's... Read More

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Thomas Publishing's Ivy Molofsky Named HR Executive of the Year by American Business Media

June 25, 2008

(New York, NY)-June 19, 2008-Ivy Molofsky, Vice President of Human Resources for Thomas Publishing Company LLC, was named Human Resources Executive of the Year at the American Business Media's second annual Achievement Awards held June 17th in New York City. The award acknowledges the exceptional achievements and... Read More

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Transact Names Benjamin Wyatt New VP of Business Development

June 23, 2008

HAMDEN, Conn., May 27, 2008 -- TransAct Technologies Incorporated (Nasdaq:TACT), a global leader in market-specific printers for transaction-based industries, today announced the appointment of Benjamin Wyatt to Vice President of Business Development. Mr. Wyatt has extensive experience in Business Development, most... Read More

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Chief Operating Officer Named at Shuttleworth, Inc.

June 23, 2008

DATE: May 27, 2008 Huntington, IN - Shuttleworth, Inc., a leading global conveyor automation and material handling machinery manufacturer, announces the promotion of Bret Ranc as Chief Operating Officer responsible for sales/marketing, engineering and manufacturing at the Huntington headquarters. At Shuttleworth... Read More

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Rick Smith Joins National Technical Systems Fullerton Operations

June 23, 2008

Fullerton, CA - May 22, 2008 -National Technical Systems Inc. (NASDAQ: NTSC) (NTS), a leading provider of engineering services, is pleased to announce that Rick Smith has joined the NTS Fullerton Operations group. Mr. Smith comes to NTS after 34 years with Wyle Laboratories where he previously held the position of... Read More

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Michael J. Berns, CPA, Named Chief Financial Officer for Wisconsin Manufacturer - Wildeck, Inc.

June 23, 2008

New CFO position will help Wildeck manage aggressive growth as a leading supplier of material handling equipment. Waukesha, WI - May 2008 - Wildeck, Inc., the largest manufacturer of mezzanines, material lifts, and safety guarding products in North America, has promoted Michael J. Berns, CPA, to the position of... Read More

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Myers Industries® Names Joel Grant to Managing Director, North American Material Handling Segment

June 23, 2008

May 2008, Akron, Ohio- Myers Industries, Inc. (NYSE: MYE) announces that Joel Grant was named Managing Director of the Company's North American Material Handling Segment earlier this year. He replaces Don Thomas, who was named Managing Director of the Company's Lawn and Garden Segment. Since 2005, Mr. Grant served... Read More

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Equipment Manufacturing Publication Group Selects Public Relations Person of the Year

June 23, 2008

PICA recognizes Jean Hiller of Two Rivers Marketing in Des Moines, Iowa Publications in Construction and Agriculture (PICA), a subgroup of the Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM), has named Jean Hiller of Two Rivers Marketing in Des Moines, Iowa as its Public Relations Person of the Year. Senior editors... Read More