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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

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Matthew Gerstner Joins Buckhorn® as Director of Operations

June 20, 2008

May 2008, Milford, Ohio- Buckhorn Inc., a North American leader in reusable plastic packaging and material handling systems, announces the addition of Matthew Gerstner as Director of Operations. Mr. Gerstner will oversee all manufacturing, purchasing, customer service and Canadian functions for Buckhorn and its... Read More

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PDI Names Tim Cortes CTO and VP of Engineering

June 20, 2008

RICHMOND, VA - 5/28/2008 PDI is pleased to announce Tim Cortes as Chief Technical Officer replacing John Kammeter. In his position as CTO, Tim assumes responsibility for leading the R&D and product development organizations. John Kammeter will continue to provide ongoing technical support to PDI in a new role as... Read More

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Precision Castparts Announces Key Leadership Change

June 20, 2008

PORTLAND, Ore., May 28, 2008 - William D. Larsson, senior vice president and chief financial officer, will be retiring from the company at the end of the calendar year and will be succeeded by Shawn Hagel, currently vice president of finance for the company. "We want to thank Bill for all his hard work during his... Read More

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President of National Coatings Corporation Elected to Cool Roof Rating Council Board of Directors

June 20, 2008

National Coatings Corporation (NCC), announces that their President, Matt Kolb has been elected to an open Board of Director position at the Cool Roof Rating Council. CAMARILLO, CA, May 27, 2008 - National Coatings Corporation (NCC) is proud to announce the election of Matt Kolb to the open Board of Director... Read More

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Serapid Announces New Staff Member

June 19, 2008

06/13/2008 Serapid, Inc., of Sterling Heights, Mich., specializing in the horizontal and vertical movement of loads announces a new staff member. Greg Dettloff of Grosse Pointe, Mich., was recently hired as project manager. Serapid is an industrial manufacturing company boasting over 30 years of experience in the... Read More

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Indium Corporation Announces Promotion

June 19, 2008

Indium Corporation announces the appointment of Greg Hayes to the position of Southeastern USA Regional Sales Manager. Greg is responsible for driving sales growth of Indium's soldering products for the region. He will focus on developing, implementing and monitoring sales goals and metrics, as well as work with... Read More

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Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation Vice President of Business Development Joins AHTD's Manufacturer Advisory Council

June 17, 2008

Pittsburg, CA - June 12, 2008 - The Association for High Technology Distribution (AHTD) has invited Ray Harrington, Vice President of Business Development at Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation, to join its Manufacturer Advisory Council. "AHTD is devoted to advocating the value of the Automation Solutions Provider (ASP... Read More

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Osiris Corporation Appoints Rebecca Barton Director of Marketing

June 17, 2008

New York - Petter M. Etholm, President and Chief Executive Officer of Osiris Corporation (OSRS), announced Rebecca Barton has joined the company as Director of Marketing. Previously, she was Assistant Vice President and Business Analyst for the Business Management team of Banc of America Securities, Healthcare... Read More

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Thomas Equipment Promotes Mary Jane Clark to Director of European & Australian Operations for Thomas Skid Steer Loaders

June 16, 2008

Centreville, New Brunswick, Canada - Thomas Equipment Inc., a global manufacturer and marketer of Thomas Skid Steer Loaders, promoted Mary Jane Clark to Director of European and Australian Operations, from her previous position as Sales Administration Manager, it was announced by Gilbert Bedard, Vice President of... Read More

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Thomas Equipment Names Donald Sturwold Regional Business Manager, Mid-Central USA, for Thomas Skid Steer Loaders

June 16, 2008

Centreville, New Brunswick - Thomas Equipment Inc. appointed Donald S. Sturwold as Regional Business Manager, Mid-Central USA, responsible for sales and business development of Thomas Skid Steer Loaders, it was announced by Gilbert Bedard, Vice President of Global Sales. Sturwold, who will be in charge of... Read More

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Thomas Equipment Names Frank Auer, Regional Business Manager for Thomas Skid Steer Loader Business in Southeastern USA, South America & Central America

June 16, 2008

Centreville, New Brunswick - Gilbert Bedard, Vice President of Global Sales at Thomas Equipment Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of Thomas Skid Steer Loaders, announced that Francisco Auer has joined Thomas as a Regional Business Manager responsible for developing Thomas Skid Steer Loader business in the... Read More

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Thomas Equipment Names Tarcisio Sciocco as Regional Business Manager, Italy, for Thomas Skid Steer Loaders

June 16, 2008

Centreville, New Brunswick, Canada - Thomas Equipment, Inc., a global manufacturer and marketer of Thomas Skid Steer Loaders, appointed Tarcisio Sciocco as Regional Business Manager, Italy, it was announced by Gilbert Bedard, Vice President of Global Sales. Sciocco, who has led marketing for major heavy equipment... Read More

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Thomas Equipment Names Daniel Casey Regional Business Manager, Midwest USA, for Thomas Skid Steer Loaders

June 16, 2008

Centreville, New Brunswick - Gilbert Bedard, Vice President of Global Sales at Thomas Equipment Inc., a manufacturer and marketer of Thomas Skid Steer Loaders, announced that Daniel J. Casey has joined the company as Regional Business Manager, Midwest USA. "Dan Casey joins Thomas with a wealth of experience... Read More

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Leviton Names Rob Ende Vice President, Supply Chain

June 16, 2008

Little Neck, June 12, 2008 - Leviton, North America's leading manufacturer of electrical and electronic wiring devices, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rob Ende to the newly-created position of Vice President, Supply Chain. In his new post, Ende spearheads the company's sourcing, procurement and... Read More

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Thomas Equipment CEO Petter Etholm on TV's "The Business Buzz" Says Skid Steer Loader Company Grows Globally by Focusing Locally

June 16, 2008

Hartford, CT - Thomas Equipment President and Chief Executive Officer, Petter M. Etholm, appearing on TV's "The Business Buzz," said the market for Thomas Skid Steer Loaders is expanding with a global strategy coupled with local market focus. Etholm said, "Thomas is keying to product quality, for which Thomas Skid... Read More

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Thomas Equipment Appoints Arun Bhatnagar Regional Business Manager, Western Canada, for Thomas Skid Steer Loaders

June 16, 2008

Centreville, New Brunswick, Canada - Thomas Equipment, Inc., a global manufacturer and marketer of Thomas Skid Steer Loaders, today appointed Arun Bhatnagar as Regional Business Manager, Western Canada, it was announced by Gilbert Bedard, Vice President of Global Sales. Bedard said, "Arun has a wealth of... Read More

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Chris Fechete Director of Operations

June 16, 2008

Paul Howard, President of Eaton Leonard Tooling (ELT) USA has announced that Chris Fechete has joined their management team as Director of Operations for the Vista, CA facility. Chris's background includes 20 years in engineering, sales, and manufacturing experience in the automotive, tube bending and tube end... Read More

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Jim J. Mills Joins Master Chemical Corporation as North America Technical Service Manager

June 13, 2008

Perrysburg, Ohio, June 11, 2008-Master Chemical Corporation has named Jim J. Mills to the position of North America Technical Service Manager, responsible for overseeing all North American Technical Service Department operations. As North America Technical Service Manager, Mr. Mills will interface with Master... Read More