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Ken Bado of Autodesk Named Channel Chief by CRN

February 26, 2008

Leader in Digital Design Software Sets Industry Standard in Development of World-Class Channel Partner Network SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Feb. 25 -- Autodesk, Inc.(NASDAQ: ADSK) today announced that Ken Bado, executive vice president of Sales and Services, has been named a 2008 Channel Chief by CRN, the flagship... Read More

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Greer Steel Names Harpster New Executive VP, Sets Sights On Next Level

February 25, 2008

(Dover, Ohio - June 26, 2007)---In yet another move aimed directly at taking Greer Steel to the next level in the strip steel industry, the company announced that a well-respected veteran of the cold rolled strip industry has been named to a top post. James Harpster will assume the position of Executive Vice... Read More

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Balluff Adds Metal Forming Market Expert Drew Stevens

February 25, 2008

Florence, KY, (February 2008): Balluff has named Drew Stevens as Business Development Support Specialist for metalforming. Stevens brings to bear a wealth of metalforming expertise to his new role and will be responsible for directing Balluff's metalforming support programs. Stevens has been a journeyman diemaker... Read More

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Aaron Black Joins DMP as the Texas Regional Sales Manager

February 25, 2008

Springfield, Missouri - February 18, 2008 - Aaron Black has joined Digital Monitoring Products (DMP) as the organization's new Regional Sales Manager for the Texas Territory. Prior to joining DMP, he gained extensive product-related and account management experience as the regional manager for two other security... Read More

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Thomas L. Monahan III Elected to Board of Directors of Convergys

February 25, 2008

(Cincinnati; February 19, 2008) - - - Convergys Corporation (NYSE: CVG), a global leader in relationship management, announces the election of Thomas L. Monahan III to its Board of Directors effective February 19, 2008. Philip A. Odeen, non-executive Chairman of the Board of Convergys, made the announcement... Read More

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CMP's Vice President Digital Services, Steve Arend, to Present at iFOCUS' We Media Global Forum

February 25, 2008

Arend's Panel Focuses on Virtual Communities in the Real World MANHASSET, N.Y., Feb. 20 -- CMP, a media, marketing solutions and services company serving the technology industry, today announced that Steve Arend, Vice President Digital Services, will participate as a panelist at iFOCUS' We Media Global Forum in... Read More

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Dan Timco Promoted to Global Director of Operational Excellence at Industrial Scientific

February 25, 2008

PITTSBURGH, PA, USA - 19 Feb 2008 - Industrial Scientific Corporation announced that Dan Timco has been promoted to the newly created position of Global Director of Operational Excellence effective March 1, 2008. In his new role, Mr. Timco will be responsible for leading Industrial Scientific's global efforts to... Read More

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Timbercon Adds Dr. Justin Redd as Director of Engineering

February 25, 2008

LAKE OSWEGO, OR - February 20, 2008 - Timbercon, Inc., a fiber optic product and solution manufacturing company, today announced Dr. Justin Redd as its new Director of Engineering. Dr. Redd's responsibilities with the company will include new product design, product analysis and research. Dr. Redd brings 20 years... Read More

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Datalogic Mobile Announces New North America Sales Manager

February 21, 2008

Brad Wall named North America Sales Manager for Datalogic Mobile Inc. Eugene, Oregon, February 11, 2008 - Brad Wall is announced as Datalogic Mobile Inc. Sales Manager for North America. Mr. Wall is a veteran of the AIDC Industry with over twenty years experience, the last eight years with PSC/Datalogic. "We... Read More

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MC Machinery Announces New National Sales Manager for Toyokoki Press Brake Line

February 21, 2008

February 19, 2008 Wood Dale, IL - MC Machinery Systems welcomes Casey Schlachter, the new national sales manager for Toyokoki Press Brakes. Schlachter brings more than 20 years of industry sales and engineering experience to the position. Schlachter graduated from the University of Illinois with a focus in... Read More

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National Semiconductor President and COO Don Macleod to Address Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium

February 21, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 19 - Don Macleod, president and chief operating officer of National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM), will speak at 2 p.m. PST on Tuesday, Feb. 26 at the Goldman Sachs Technology Investment Symposium. The symposium takes place at the Venetian Hotel in Las Vegas, Nev. A live audio webcast... Read More

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Shuttleworth Announces New Controls Engineers

February 21, 2008

Shuttleworth, Inc., a leading global conveyor manufacturer, announces the appointment of Brian P. Kintigh & Daniel A. Snipes, Jr. as Controls Engineers. Mr. Kintigh will be located in Huntington, Indiana and will be responsible for research, design and testing of automated conveyor systems for material handling... Read More

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Honeywell Appoints Norman Gilsdorf to Vice President and General Manager

February 20, 2008

Former UOP Executive Brings Successful Track-Record, European Credentials to Role BRUSSELS, February 19, 2008 - Honeywell (NYSE:HON) today announced the appointment of Norman "Norm" Gilsdorf to vice president and general manager for Honeywell Process Solutions operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa... Read More

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Patsy Wells, CEO Of Wells Manufacturing Selected as a Finalist for the 2008 Enterprising Women of the Year Award

February 20, 2008

HOUSTON - Considered one of the most prestigious awards for accomplished women entrepreneurs, the Enterprising Women of the Year Awards Celebration will be held Feb 28-Mar 1 at Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, Lake Buena Vista, Florida. Founded in mid 2002, Wells Manufacturing, an independent Houston-based... Read More

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Nolan Day Sr. Named Senior Marketing Director For Lyon Workspace Products

February 20, 2008

Mr. Nolan Day has joined the Lyon management team at Lyon Workspace Products, LLC. Aurora, IL, as Senior Director - Marketing. Nolan comes to Lyon with over 28 years of sales and marketing experience. Throughout his career, he has worked extensively with architects and specifiers in the construction industry. He... Read More

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Powers Fasteners Names Chemist, James Surjan Director of Adhesive Technology

February 20, 2008

Expands R&D Capabilities for Adhesive Product Lines: Powers Fasteners, Inc. -- the leading domestic manufacturer of mechanical and adhesive concrete anchoring systems -- has expanded research and development capabilities for its increasing number of adhesive products with the appointment of James E. Surjan to the... Read More

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Powers Fasteners Names Curtis Fickert Branch Manager - Philadelphia

February 20, 2008

Powers Fasteners, Inc. - the leading domestic manufacturer of concrete anchoring systems -- has announced the appointment of Curtis Fickert as Branch Manager, according to Len Colasuonno, Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Mr. Fickert joins Powers with more than 10 years experience in construction sales... Read More

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Powers Fasteners Expands Sales Capabilities in Texas; Names C. Estill, C. Salisbury Branch Managers for Dallas, Houston

February 20, 2008

Also Names K. Thuenemann, E. Gilliam Jobsite Specialists: Powers Fasteners, Inc. -- the leading domestic manufacturer of concrete anchoring systems -- has expanded its sales capabilities in Texas by opening branch offices and warehouse facilities in Dallas and Houston, and naming Chad Estill and Chris Salisbury as... Read More

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Silent Knight Announces Reconfigured Sales Territories to Accommodate Consistent Growth

February 19, 2008

In an effort to provide customers with the highest level of service, Silent Knight overhauls sales territories and adds two members to the current United States regional sales team MAPLE GROVE, Minn. Silent Knight, a Honeywell (NYSE: HON) company and provider of industry-wide compatible fire alarm solutions for... Read More

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ABB CEO Fred Kindle Leaves Company

February 19, 2008

ABB pre-announces record 2007 results, doubling of dividend and share buyback Zurich, Switzerland, Feb. 13, 2008 - ABB Chief Executive Officer Fred Kindle is leaving the company due to irreconcilable differences about how to lead the company. The Board of Directors named Chief Financial Officer Michel Demaré as... Read More