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National Semiconductor CEO Brian Halla Highlights Megatrends Driving Chip Industry Growth, Need for Greater Energy Efficiency

March 4, 2008

OSAKA, Japan, Feb. 28 -- During his keynote today at the Global Electronics Forum in Osaka, Japan, Brian Halla, chairman and CEO of National Semiconductor Corp. (NYSE:NSM), discussed a number of key megatrends that will drive chip industry growth. The megatrends include personal mobile devices with enhanced video... Read More

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Schréder Lighting USA Appoints Cedric Van Den Haute Product and Brand Manager

March 4, 2008

Chicago, Illinois---To help market the Schréder brand of commercial outdoor lighting throughout the U.S., Schréder Lighting USA has appointed Cedric Van Den Haute to the position of Product and Brand Manager. Schréder Lighting USA, the newest of the 40-member Schréder Group G.I.E. located in 36 countries on four... Read More

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Prototron Appoints Chris Meiners to Regional Sales Position in Texas and Oklahoma

March 3, 2008

REDMOND: Dave Ryder President and owner of Prototron Circuits of Redmond Washington and Tucson, Arizona has announced the appointment of Chris Meiners to manage Prototron sales efforts in Texas and Oklahoma. Mr. Meiners will report to Russ Adams, Prototron's West Coast Regional Sales Manager. In his new position... Read More

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National Bronze & Metals, Inc. Adds Two More to Its Sales Team

March 3, 2008

Growth demands the expansion of one of the most knowledgeable sales teams in the USA Houston, TX - March 1, 2008 A recent, but massive warehouse expansion, the ground breaking of a new foundry, the opening of a new sales office in Paris, France - Things are moving very fast for National Bronze & Metals, Inc... Read More

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Symon Names New Vice-President of Global Sales at Digital Signage Expo

March 3, 2008

Todd Fleming Assumes New Leadership Role PLANO, Texas, Feb. 28 -- Symon Communications, a global provider of digital signage solutions announced today at the Digital Signage Expo in Las Vegas that Todd Fleming has been named Senior Vice President of Global Sales, effective immediately. Fleming has been Managing... Read More

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Lin Joins Davis-Standard, LLC

March 3, 2008

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)--Davis-Standard, LLC is pleased to announce that Jinsong Lin has joined the company in the position of Extrusion Business Director, China. Lin will be responsible for the development and implementation of logistical and sourcing strategies and procedures. Lin comes to Davis-Standard with fifteen... Read More

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Kriger Promoted to Business Manager

March 3, 2008

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)--The Extrusion Systems Group of Davis-Standard, LLC is pleased to announce the promotion of Steven Kriger to the position of Business Manager, Reclaim and Compounding Systems. Kriger's new responsibilities include the sales and marketing of both the Davis-Standard and Merritt extruder brands for... Read More

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Mccrometer Appoints New Regional Sales Manager for Middle East and Opens Office in Dubai Jebel Ali Free Zone

March 3, 2008

Hemet, CA, USA-February 26, 2008-McCrometer is pleased to announce the appointment of Kal Moufid as the company's new Regional Sales Manager - Industrial. Moufid will oversee both the sales and servicing of flow meter solutions for McCrometer's expanding customer community in the Middle East and Africa. His new... Read More

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CGS Expands Western Reach to Meet Explosive Demand for Innovative IT Solutions

March 3, 2008

Client Services Leadership Added in Western Region LOS ANGELES, Feb. 26 -- Computer Generated Solutions, Inc. (CGS) a leader in innovative IT solutions and services, today announced that it has expanded its executive team and staff in LA to support strong demand in LA as well as across the western region. As part... Read More

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Federal Signal Forms Public Safety Systems Division; Appoints Michael K. Wons as Vice President and General Manager

March 3, 2008

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 26 - Federal Signal Corporation (NYSE:FSS), a leader in advancing security and well-being, today announced the formation of the Public Safety Systems Division within the Safety and Security Systems Group. Michael K. Wons has been named Vice President and General Manager of the new... Read More

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Williams and White Expands to the United States

March 3, 2008

Based in Burnaby British Columbia Williams and White is a manufacturer of surface grinding equipment specializing in vertical spindle surface grinders. Expanding into the United States market Williams and White has brought Ross Simmons onto the team. Based out of Greenville North Carolina Mr. Simmons is... Read More

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Cisco Co-Founder Len Bosack to Present Keynote at ECOC 2008 Market Focus

February 29, 2008

Len Bosack, co-founder of Cisco and CEO of optical transport system manufacturer XKL, will give the keynote presentation at the Market Focus seminars of the 2008 European Conference and Exhibition on Optical Communications (ECOC), taking place in Brussels, 21-25 September. Bosack is considered one of the pioneers... Read More

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ClinPhone Founder Neil Rotherham Joins Good Products as Executive Chairman

February 29, 2008

(27 February, 2008) Good Products, a leading provider of Enterprise Content Management (ECM) solutions for the pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical industries today announced that ClinPhone founder Dr. Neil Rotherham has joined the company as Executive Chairman. Neil will work with the Good Products team at the UK... Read More

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Dow Corning Names Jennifer Kempf Construction OEM Account Manager

February 29, 2008

MIDLAND, Mich.: Dow Corning Corporation has named Jennifer Kempf as Construction OEM Account Manager effective March 1, 2008. Kempf will serve as the account representative for all day-to-day selling activities and account management issues pertaining to silicone sealants used by window, door and insulating glass... Read More

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Pilz Names Craig Torrance National Sales Manager

February 29, 2008

(CANTON, MI) - Pilz Automation Safety, L.P., has named Craig Torrance National Sales Manager for North America. In this position, Torrance is responsible for all sales and sales-related activities, including regional sales managers and service business sales. Before being named to his current position, Torrance... Read More

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Elster Gas North America Names Craig Raivitch as Sales Manager

February 29, 2008

Elster Gas North America names Craig Raivitch as Sales Manager for the Elster American Meter Business Unit Cleveland, OH, February 26, 2008 - Elster Gas North America announces Craig Raivitch has been appointed Sales Manager for the New York Territory for Elster Gas North America's business unit Elster American... Read More

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Transcat Announces Management Team Changes

February 29, 2008

o John Hennessy appointed Vice President of Sales o Lori Drescher promoted to Vice President of Business Process Improvement and Training Rochester, NY, February 26, 2008 - Transcat, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRNS), a leading global distributor of professional grade test, measurement and calibration instruments and... Read More

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Verso Names Dan Daly to Senior Vice President - General Manager Backhaul Solutions Business

February 29, 2008

ATLANTA, Feb 26, 2008 -- Verso Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:VRSO), a global provider of next generation network solutions, announced that it has named Dan Daly, a 27-year veteran of the telecommunications business, to the position of Senior Vice President and General Manager of Backhaul Solutions. Daly comes to Verso... Read More

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Umbach to Head Davis-Standard's Liquid Coating Business Team

February 28, 2008

February 22, 2008 (Fulton, N.Y.)--Industry veteran Fabian Umbach has been appointed to lead the Liquid Coating Business Team for Davis-Standard, LLC Converting Systems. This promotion expands his existing role as Global Business Manager for Liquid Coating and establishes a Liquid Coating Business Team within... Read More

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Norbain Cements Relationship with Bosch

February 28, 2008

Norbain has brought on-board Dave Kowolik as business development executive for the Bosch brand. This move further re-enforces the importance Norbain places on the high quality products they distribute and the matching levels of service. Dave has fifteen years of experience across all disciplines in the security... Read More