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VP Marketing Promoted to VP Global Project Management

June 2, 2008

April 28, 2008 Menomonee Falls, WI, U.S.A. MG Systems & Welding, part of the international Messer Group, is pleased to announce the promotion of Vice President of Marketing Ronald Schneider to the position of Vice President of Global Project Management. In this new position, Schneider will be coordinating the... Read More

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Joerg Toberna Promoted to Marketing Manager

June 2, 2008

May 20, 2008 Menomonee Falls, WI, U.S.A. MG Systems & Welding is pleased to announce the promotion of Product Manager Joerg Toberna to the position of Marketing Manager. In this new position, Toberna will be overseeing the personnel in product management and marketing. Toberna started at MG Systems 27 years... Read More

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Bison Gear's Sylvia Wetzel Appointed to River Valley Workforce Investment Board

June 2, 2008

St. Charles, IL - May 21, 2008 - Sylvia Wetzel, Corporate Training and Development Manager for Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. and Vice President, Bullock Properties, has been appointed to the River Valley Workforce Investment Board. "We are proud that Sylvia's commitment to skilled workforce development has been... Read More

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Ferraz Shawmut Names Walker Vice President of Technical Sales and Services

May 30, 2008

Additional Appointments in Sales, R&D Announced NEWBURYPORT, MA - Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of circuit protection, has promoted Kent Walker to the position of Vice President of Technical Sales and Services. Walker will be responsible for leading his team in providing exceptional levels of... Read More

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Saxena Joins Ferraz Shawmut as Product Manager

May 30, 2008

NEWBURYPORT, MA - Ferraz Shawmut, a global leader in the field of circuit protection, has named Piyush Saxena its Product Manager - Surge Protection. Saxena will be responsible for the company's TPMOV(TM), Surge-Trap(TM) and surge protection product line expansions. "Piyush has solid electrical industry experience... Read More

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New Aerospace Projects Manager Appointed at Sandvik Coromant

May 30, 2008

Fair Lawn, New Jersey, May 28, 2008 - Bruce Carter was recently appointed to the position of Aerospace Projects Manager at Sandvik Coromant. In his new role, Mr. Carter will be responsible for planning and implementing development initiatives in the Sandvik Coromant Aerospace Application Center. He will also join... Read More

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Henkel Adhesives Business Under New Leadership In Mid-June

May 29, 2008

Integration of National Starch businesses progressing on fast track Düsseldorf, Germany/Gulph Mills, Penn., May 28, 2008 - Thomas Geitner (53), who has been a member of the Henkel Management Board since March 1, 2008, will assume responsibility for the Adhesives Technologies business sector, effective mid-June. As... Read More

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Tunnell Consulting Expands Biotechnology Expertise

May 28, 2008

Dr. Siddharth Advant Appointed Head of West Coast Office KING OF PRUSSIA, PA, MARCH 4, 2008 - Continuing its leadership as an advisor to the life sciences industries, Tunnell Consulting announced that it has appointed Siddharth Advant, Ph.D., as head of its West Coast office, located in San Diego, California... Read More

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Adept Technology's John Dulchinos Elected to Serve as Member of Robotic Industries Associaton Board

May 23, 2008

LIVERMORE, Calif.- May 20, 2008, Adept Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:ADEP), the leading provider of intelligent vision-guided robotics and global robotics services, today announced that John Dulchinos, president and chief operating officer of Adept Technology, has been elected to serve for his second term as a member of... Read More

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Indium Corporation Announces Promotion

May 23, 2008

Date: May 20, 2008 Indium Corporation announces the promotion of Damian Santhanasamy to Senior Technical Engineer. Based in Johor, Malaysia, Damian provides technical support to target accounts in Malaysia and Thailand while supporting growth and new product development of Indium Corporation's business throughout... Read More

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Industrial Scientific Announces Organizational Changes

May 23, 2008

PITTSBURGH, PA, USA - 20 May 2008 - In order to support the growing organization, Industrial Scientific Corporation has announced changes to its corporate structure. The following organizational changes become effective immediately. Josh McElhattan has been appointed to the position of Director of Marketing and... Read More

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Schneider Electric North American Operating Division Marketing Executive Named Customer Champion

May 23, 2008

Thomas Insprucker honored by 1to1 Media for customer advocacy efforts PALATINE, Ill. - May 5, 2008 - The Schneider Electric North American Operating Division today announced that Thomas Insprucker, marketing executive for the Schneider Electric North American Operating Division, has been recognized by 1to1 Mediaas... Read More

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Lighthouse Technologies Appoints General Manager

May 23, 2008

Hong Kong - 2 May 08 - Hong Kong-based global LED screen manufacturer and supplier, Lighthouse Technologies Ltd., has appointed Peter Chan as its new General Manager. Peter takes over the responsibilities from previous Managing Director, Mark Chan. Peter joined Lighthouse in February 2006 from Schema Asia Pacific... Read More

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Gen. P. X. Kelley, Former Marine Corps Commandant, Joins Board of Fuel Cell Developer Acumentrics Corporation

May 23, 2008

WESTWOOD, Mass., May 6, 2008 - Fuel cell developer Acumentrics Corporation announced today that one of America's most distinguished military leaders, General P. X. Kelley, U.S. Marine Corps (Retired), has joined the company's board of directors. General Kelley served as the 28th Commandant of the Marine Corps and... Read More

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REGO-FIX® Announces Passing of Fritz Weber

May 23, 2008

Indianapolis, Indiana, May 13, 2008 - REGO-FIX sadly announces the passing of Fritz Weber, company founder and inventor of the ER collet. Mr. Weber passed away on May 1, 2008 at the age of 83. Throughout his life, Mr. Weber repeatedly focused his talents on solving common problems, inventing machines for such... Read More

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Alan Lofurno Appointed Global General Manager for Genie Boom Product Line

May 23, 2008

Redmond, Wash. (May 21, 2008) - Genie Industries announced today that Alan Lofurno has been appointed to the new position of Global General Manager for the Genie® boom product line. In his new role, Lofurno will set priorities and strategy for aerial booms globally. "Alan's extensive knowledge and prior... Read More

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Endevco Appoints Peter Leonhardt to New Position as Director of Technical Marketing

May 23, 2008

May 6, 2008 Endevco Corporation, the leader in sensing solutions for demanding vibration, shock and pressure applications, has announced the appointment of Peter Leonhardt to the newly created position of Director, Technical Marketing. Leonhardt brings deep expertise in advanced sensing solutions in general as... Read More

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VMS Names Vicki Porter Vice President of Sales

May 23, 2008

New VP of Sales to manage expanded sales staff and customer support Twinsburg, OH - Visual Marking Systems, Inc. is pleased to announce the fitting selection of Vicki Porter as Vice President of Sales. Vicki has been with VMS for 11 years serving in a variety of roles, most recently as Sales Manager. VMS recently... Read More

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PCB Piezotronics Names John M. Sperrazza North American Sales Manager of IMI Sensors Division

May 23, 2008

May 2, 2008, Depew, NY, USA - The IMI Sensors division of PCB Piezotronics (PCB®) has announced the appointment of John M. Sperrazza, a 25-year veteran of the industrial marketplace, as IMI Sensors North American Sales Manager, overseeing growth and development of new and existing industrial sales channels... Read More

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Cognex Promotes Justin Testa to Executive Vice President

May 23, 2008

NATICK, MA, May 1, 2008-Cognex Corporation (NASDAQ: CGNX) has promoted Justin Testa to Executive Vice President. Mr. Testa reports to the company's President, Dr. Robert J. Shillman. Mr. Testa joined Cognex in 1983 as a sales engineer. He then held a variety of increasingly responsible positions within the sales... Read More