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Ron Bullock Named Chairman of Illinois Manufacturers' Association

February 19, 2008

St. Charles, IL - February 11, 2008 - The Illinois Manufacturers' Association (IMA), the oldest and largest state manufacturers' association in the U.S., has named Ron Bullock its Chairman until 2010. Bullock is the owner and Chairman of Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. of St. Charles, Illinois. "For 115 years, the... Read More

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Algae-X International Appoints Vice President of Sales & Marketing

February 18, 2008

Company Adds Staff to Support Growth as Benefits of Maintaining Optimal Fuel Conditions are Acknowledged Fort Myers, FL (February 6, 2008) - Algae-X International today announced Timothy M. Brady as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Rising fuel costs and worldwide interest in more efficient diesel operations... Read More

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McNichols Company Promotes Croskey to Vice President of Operations

February 18, 2008

New Position Supports Company Focus on Superior Service, Quality & Performance TAMPA, Florida - February 8, 2008 - McNichols Company announced today the recent promotion of Jeff Croskey to Vice President of Operations as part of its continuing focus on customer service. Croskey has been named to the position at... Read More

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Correct Building Products Appoints Peter Anania as CEO

February 18, 2008

BIDDEFORD, Maine - Correct Building Products, LLC (CBP) is pleased to announce Peter V. Anania of Windham, Maine has been named President and CEO of the company, known for its sustainable, composite CorrectDeck decking and outdoor building supplies. Anania will manage the day-to-day operations at the company and... Read More

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Fife, MAGPOWR, and Tidland Amplify Local Expertise

February 18, 2008

Two industry veterans join Maxcess to provide local expertise in Ohio, Massachusetts, New York, Connecticut and Vermont. Oklahoma City, OK - Maxcess International has just announced the addition of significant industry expertise and local support for Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland customers with the return of Joe... Read More

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'RAPID' Expert Carl Dekker to Address February 27th RedEye RPM Webcast

February 18, 2008

Feb. 13, 2008 'RAPID' Expert Carl Dekker to Address February 27th RedEye RPM Webcast RedEye RPM will feature 'RAPID' industry expert Carl Dekker in a free, one-hour webcast slated for Wednesday, February 27, at 2 p.m. (EST)/ 11 a.m. (PST). Dekker, a past chairperson of the SME's Rapid Technologies and Additive... Read More

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Aleithe Named Vice President and General Manager, ABB Inc., Automation Products, Low Voltage Drives

February 18, 2008

(Aleithe brings experience running ABB Medium Voltage Drives, Motors, Generators and Low Voltage Motors to new capacity) NEW BERLIN, WI . . . February 14, 2007 -- Aaron Aleithe has been named vice president and general manager of Low-Voltage Drives at ABB Inc., Automation Products, according to Rick Hepperla... Read More

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Pieter de Haan Appointed to CEO of Advance

February 18, 2008

(January 29th, 2008 -- Rosemont, Illinois) Advance announces the appointment of Pieter de Haan as CEO of Advance, effective January 1st, 2008. De Haan succeeds retiring CEO Brian Dundon. De Haan brings an extensive background in the lighting arena to the position of CEO at Advance. Since first joining the... Read More

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Andreas Somogyi Joins ProSoft Technology as the Managing Director of Global Marketing

February 18, 2008

BAKERSFIELD, Calif., February 12, 2008 ProSoft Technology is thrilled to announce the recent addition of Andreas Somogyi as the Director of Global Marketing. In his new role, Somogyi will be the driving force behind the strategic direction of future product development with the company. Somogyi began his career... Read More

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Edgar Holmes Joins SteelMax Team

February 18, 2008

SteelMax LLC is please to announce the appointment of Edgar (Ed) Holmes as Eastern Regional Sales Manager. According to Mick Webber, President of SteelMax, "Ed has a tremendous wealth of experience most recently working with Baileigh Industrial, Inc. Ed has held numerous positions in sales, sales management... Read More

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Herkules Hires New Sales Director for Industrial/Material Handling Lift Systems

February 18, 2008

Walled Lake, Michigan, February 12, 2008. Herkules Equipment Corporation, a leading manufacturer of Pneumatic Lifting Systems and Paint Gun Washers, is pleased to announce Larry Rood as the company's new Sales Director. Rood, who has experience selling to OEM's domestically & internationally will primarily focus... Read More

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Aker Kvaerner Appoints Subsea Aftermarket Boss

February 18, 2008

15 February 2008 - Aker Kvaerner's Subsea business area has appointed Dave Hutchinson, 40, as its senior vice president for Aftermarket operations. Hutchinson, currently based in Singapore, has more than 20 years' experience in drilling, offshore operations, oilfield services, fabrication, manufacturing and... Read More

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Aleithe Named Vice President and General Manager, ABB Inc., Automation Products, Low Voltage Drives

February 18, 2008

(Aleithe brings experience running ABB Medium Voltage Drives, Motors, Generators and Low Voltage Motors to new capacity) NEW BERLIN, WI . . . February 14, 2007 -- Aaron Aleithe has been named vice president and general manager of Low-Voltage Drives at ABB Inc., Automation Products, according to Rick Hepperla... Read More

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Adhesives Research Promotes Kim Weigle to Vice President of Manufacturing

February 18, 2008

GLEN ROCK, Pa. (February 15, 2008) - Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading global developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films, and laminates, is pleased to announce the promotion of Kim Weigle to Vice President of Manufacturing. As Vice President of... Read More

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Landrex AOI Appoints Michael Triber Eastern Regional Applications Manager

February 15, 2008

Santa Clara, California, USA -- Landrex Technologies, Inc. announces the appointment of Michael Triber to the position of Eastern Regional Manager. In his new position, Michael will be responsible for providing pre- and post sales support to Landrex's salespeople and customers. In making the announcement, Lyle... Read More

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August Mack Announces Hiring of New Project Manager

February 15, 2008

LANCASTER, PA - August Mack Environmental, Inc., a full-service environmental, health and safety consulting firm, is pleased to announce the hiring of Theresa Alderfer as a Project Manager in its Lancaster, Pennsylvania office. Alderfer previously worked for DelVal Soil & Environmental Consultants, Inc., the... Read More

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Jabezco Industrial Group, Inc. Announces New Hire

February 15, 2008

Keith Beasley Appointed as Senior Project Manager JACKSON, TN (February, 2008) - Jabezco Industrial Group, Inc., providers of industrial and manufacturing solutions since 2001, proudly announces the appointment of Keith Beasley as senior project manager, effective immediately. Beasley's responsibilities will be to... Read More

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Chart Industries Board Nominates Two New Directors

February 15, 2008

CLEVELAND, Feb. 7, 2008 -- Chart Industries, Inc. (Nasdaq:GTLS), a leading independent global manufacturer of highly engineered equipment used in the production, storage and end-use of hydrocarbon and industrial gases, today announced that W. Douglas Brown and Thomas L. Williams have been nominated to stand for... Read More

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Carl Bryant Promoted to North American Sales Manager, Laserdyne Systems

February 15, 2008

Champlin, Minnesota: PRIMA North America, Inc., the North American subsidiary of PRIMA INDUSTRIE S.p.A., Torino, Italy, a world-leading manufacturer of industrial laser systems, announced today the appointment of Carl Bryant to the position of North American Sales Manager for LASERDYNE SYSTEMS. In announcing the... Read More

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Bookham Appoints Telecommunications Industry Veteran Yves LeMaitre as Vice President of Telecommunication Sales and Vice President of Corporate Marketing

February 14, 2008

San Jose, Calif., - February 11, 2008 - Bookham Inc., (Nasdaq: BKHM), a leading provider of high performance optical components, modules and subsystems, today announced the appointment of 20-year telecommunications industry veteran Yves LeMaitre as vice president of global sales for Bookham's telecommunications... Read More