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Brady Corporation Announces Departure of Chief Financial Officer David Mathieson

January 16, 2008

Milwaukee (December 3, 2007) - Brady Corporation (NYSE:BRC) today announced that David Mathieson has resigned as chief financial officer of the company, effective December 31, 2007, to accept a position as chief financial officer of RSC Holdings Inc. (NYSE:RRR), located in Scottsdale, AZ. Mathieson, 53, joined Brady... Read More

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Toyoda Machinery USA Automotive Division Adds Stephan Schmitt as Key Account Manager

January 16, 2008

(WIXOM, MICHIGAN) - Toyoda Machinery USA's Automotive Division, located in Wixom, MI, announces the hiring of Stephan Schmitt as key account manager, effective December 3, 2007. Schmitt's duties will cover sales and sales-related support for major automotive original equipment manufacturers and their tier partners... Read More

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Planalytics Promotes Key Executive to Drive Continued Expansion of Retail & Consumer Centric Businesses

January 16, 2008

WAYNE, Pa., Jan. 9 - Planalytics Inc., the source for Business Weather Intelligence(SM), today announced the promotion of Mike Manoogian to Senior Vice President, Retail. In this role, Mr. Manoogian is responsible for the sales and marketing operations for the company's retail and consumer demand focused businesses... Read More

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BorgWarner Promotes Tom Tan to Senior Post in China as Managing Director

January 16, 2008

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., Jan. 14 - BorgWarner today announced the promotion of Tom Tan to the position of Managing Director, China. In his new position, Tom serves as the senior representative for BorgWarner in China responsible for BorgWarner China Holding Company, customer and government relations as well as... Read More

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George Melton Named Wyle Chairman

January 16, 2008

El SEGUNDO, Calif., Nov. 30 - The Board of Directors of Wyle today announced the election of George Melton as chairman, in addition to his roles as chief executive officer and president. Melton joined Wyle in 2005 to lead the strategic growth of the company. Melton replaces Gus Yiakas as chairman, who has retired... Read More

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Harman International Appoints Gary Steel as Board Member

January 16, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C., December 27, 2007 - Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR) announced today that Gary Steel has been appointed to serve as a member of the Company's Board of Directors. In connection with this appointment, the Board was expanded from seven to eight members. Mr. Steel will serve... Read More

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Dage Precision Industries' Announce the Appointment of Philip Vere

January 16, 2008

Dage Precision Industries (DPI) is pleased to announce the appointment of Philip Vere as Managing Director of the Bond Testing Division. Phil will have worldwide responsibility for all aspects of the business. Phil joins DAGE after 25 years with Instron, a leading manufacture of test equipment and services. In... Read More

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S4 Inc.'s Chandu Shah Named Massachusetts Minority Business Person of the Year

January 16, 2008

Chandu Shah, President and CEO of S4 Inc., was recently honored as the Small Business Administration (SBA) Massachusetts Minority Business Person of the Year for 2007. This award was presented by Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick to recognize Mr. Shah as an outstanding minority small business owner, and for his... Read More

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Veeco Appoints William Tomeo EVP, Worldwide Sales and Service

January 16, 2008

WOODBURY, N.Y -- Oct. 9, 2007--Veeco Instruments Inc. (Nasdaq: VECO) today announced that it has appointed William A. Tomeo, 56, to the position of Executive Vice President of Worldwide Sales and Service, which includes global field sales, account management, customer service and field support for all domestic and... Read More

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GM Appointed to Head NSF's Dietary Supplements & Athletic Banned Substances Certification Programs

January 16, 2008

Ann Arbor, MI - NSF International today announced that Edward Wyszumiala has been appointed general manager of NSF's Dietary Supplements, Functional Foods and Athletic Banned Substances Certification programs. The new appointment comes at a crucial time as recent media articles on steroids reinforce the need for... Read More

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KSW Microtec Names Thomas Hitzer As CEO

January 16, 2008

Dresden, December 20, 2007 ­ KSW Microtec AG, one of the world¹s leading suppliers of RFID components, has named Thomas Hitzer as CEO. In his new position, Thomas Hitzer will broaden KSW¹s already extensive RFID product and service portfolio and significantly extend the company¹s sales and marketing activities in... Read More

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Bridgestone Firestone Announces Management Changes

January 16, 2008

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (Dec. 3, 2007) - Bridgestone Firestone North American Tire, LLC (BFNT) has announced that Ralph Burchfield, President Off Road Products Division (ORPD) (an operating group of BFNT) and Firestone Agricultural Tire Company (a business unit of ORPD), and a member of the Board of Directors of BFNT, has... Read More

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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