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Corporate Safe Specialists Announces Addition to Sales Team

January 16, 2008

Posen, IL, January 14, 2008 - Corporate Safe Specialists (CSS) announces an addition to its Sales organization. The Company has hired Larry M. Ladd as National Account Manager. James Currey, Sales Manager of the Company, stated "the addition of Larry to the Sales team will further accelerate the growth we've seen... Read More

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Camstar Announces Lee Cockerell as Keynote Speaker for 2008 Global Customer Conference

January 16, 2008

Former Disney VP to Reveal "Great Leader Strategies" at Manufacturing 360 Event Charlotte, NC - December 20, 2007 - Camstar, a leading provider of Enterprise Manufacturing Execution and Quality Systems, announced today that Lee Cockerell, former Executive Vice President of Operations for the Walt Disney World... Read More

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Raymond Bitzel Named Director of North America Sales for Wheelabrator Plus

January 16, 2008

LaGrange, GA - (January 15, 2008) - Wheelabrator Group announces that Raymond Bitzel Jr. has been named Director, North America Sales for Wheelabrator Plus, the after-sales division of Wheelabrator Group that provides a full range of services, replacement parts, training and equipment upgrades for all equipment... Read More

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KellerOnline® Announces 2007 Safety Professional of the Year

January 15, 2008

Neenah, WI - J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc., the nation's most respected name in risk and regulatory management, has named Dan Ryan, of Veolia Water North America in Dayton, Ohio, as the 2007 KellerOnline® Safety Professional of the Year (SPOTY). The SPOTY award is sponsored by KellerOnline®, the most widely used... Read More

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Sidel Names New President

January 15, 2008

January 10, 2008 After two years working side by side, Mart Tiismann succeeded Gérard Stricher as president and CEO of Sidel on January 1, 2008. Swedish-American Mart Tiismann, 51, joined Sidel in 2005 as executive vice president. At the time, he took over industrial operations and product R&D activities at Sidel... Read More

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Agfa-Gevaert Appoints Jo Cornu as CEO

January 15, 2008

November 30, 2007 Mortsel (Belgium) - The Board of Directors of Agfa-Gevaert has appointed Jo Cornu as Chief Executive Officer of Agfa-Gevaert NV, effective immediately. He succeeds Ludo Verhoeven, who - as Executive Chairman -had temporarily assumed the CEO position at the request of the Board of Directors. With... Read More

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Trevor Jones Joins Yaskawa Motoman Canada as Senior General Manager

January 15, 2008

Dayton, Ohio - Motoman Inc. is pleased to announce that Trevor Jones will join the company as Senior General Manager of Yaskawa Motoman Canada (Missisauga, Ontario). Jones brings more than 23 years of robotics industry experience to his new role at Motoman. He was a founding member of CRS Robotics, which was later... Read More

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The Eraser Company, Inc. Appoints New CSA-Applications Specialist Team

January 15, 2008

Syracuse, New York (December 2007) - The Eraser Company, Inc., manufacturer of wire, cable and tube processing equipment, announces the appointment of Robert Colling, Wilton George, Michael Hall and Thomas Taylor as CSA-Applications Specialists. The team, lead by Sean Fitzgerald (Sales Manager), will be responsible... Read More

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Herman Verbueken of Alcatel-Lucent Honoured by the DSL Forum

January 15, 2008

08 January 2008 - Herman Verbueken, Product Manager with Alcatel-Lucent, has been presented with the DSL Forum Circle of Excellence award in recognition of his contribution to DSL testing work. Herman, who has been involved with the efforts of the DSL Forum since 1998, received the award at the Forum's fourth... Read More

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Circonix Technologies Adds Software Engineering Expertise

January 15, 2008

Systems integrator hires Joe Garruzzo as Software Engineering Manager January 8, 2008 (Ringwood, NJ) Circonix Technologies, a highly respected systems integrator in the web conveyance industry, has hired Joe Garruzzo as Software Engineering Manager. Mr. Garruzzo graduated from the Stevens Institute of Technology... Read More

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Steve Baker Appointed Vice President of Avon Engineering

January 15, 2008

Jan. 7, 2008 Steve Baker, formerly the Business Manager- Service Center Group with SMS Demag in Oakville, Ontario, has been appointed Vice President for Coil Packaging Systems at Avon Engineering Ltd. in Waterdown, Ontario. Ralph Deger, president and owner of Bushman Equipment, parent company of Avon Engineering... Read More

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Symmetry Medical Expands Board of Directors

January 15, 2008

WARSAW, Ind., January 8, 2008 - Symmetry Medical Inc. (NYSE: SMA), an independent provider of products to the global orthopedic device industry and other medical markets, announced today that the board of directors has voted to expand the size of the Company's board from five to seven. It has appointed two new... Read More

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Kenneth Littel Named Material Protection Global Market Manager for Dow Biocides

January 14, 2008

Buffalo Grove, IL - December 04, 2007 Dow Biocides names Kenneth Littel global marketing manager for Material Protection. Kenneth Littel was recently named global marketing manager for Material Protection, for Dow Biocides, a business group of The Dow Chemical Company and its affiliates. In his new position... Read More

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Eric Oster Joins Fluid Research

January 14, 2008

[Tustin, CA - Fluid Research, the leading innovator and manufacturer of precision dispensing equipment, has extended its family by adding Eric Oster as the Vice President of Administration. Mr. Oster has an extensive background in leadership, manufacturing operations, strategic planning, and sales. "Eric Oster... Read More

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Test Equipment Connection Corporation Announces New President and COO

January 14, 2008

Test Equipment Connection Corporation today announced that it has promoted Mike Novello to President and Chief Operating Officer. Novello's expanded role will involve working with Test Equipment Connection CEO John Bahng on strategic planning and expansion of the company's global business platform. Novello's... Read More

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Brady Corporation Announces the Election of Bradley C. Richardson to Its Board of Directors

January 14, 2008

Milwaukee (November 16, 2007) - Bradley C. Richardson, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Modine Manufacturing Company (NYSE:MOD) in Racine, Wis. was elected today to the Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) Board of Directors at its annual shareholders' meeting. Richardson, 49, joined Modine as Vice... Read More

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J. J. Keller Hires Editorial Manager - HR

January 14, 2008

Neenah, WI - J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. recently hired Jill Szamocki, SPHR, as Editorial Manager for Human Resources (publications). Szamocki will manage the Human Resources Publishing Department and serve as the primary editorial liaison for cross-functional teams in the human resources market. She brings... Read More

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Andrew Penca to Join Cummins as Assistant to the President

January 14, 2008

November 29, 2007 COLUMBUS, IND. " Andrew Penca, Commissioner of Indiana Workforce Development, will join Cummins (NYSE: CMI) Dec. 3 as Assistant to President Joe Loughrey, the Company announced today. Penca(TM)s duties will be split between Cummins project work and supporting Loughrey(TM)s efforts as Chairman of... Read More

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CoroWare Appoints Wynn Dance Director of Sales

January 11, 2008

Software and Robotic Solutions Company Prepares for Next Level of Growth Redmond, WA October 18, 2007 CoroWare, Inc., an Innova Robotics & Automation company (INRA.OB) today announced the appointment of Wynn Dance as Director of Sales. Dance brings over 30 years of experience in technology solutions and services... Read More

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Rockwell Automation Names Crandall as Chief Financial Officer

January 11, 2008

Ruff Named To Lead Control Products & Solutions Segment MILWAUKEE--Oct. 15, 2007--Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE: ROK) announced today that Theodore D. Crandall has been named senior vice president and chief financial officer. Crandall, 52, served as interim CFO since April 2007, and was previously senior vice... Read More