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Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. Promotes James Parejko to Vice President, Continuous Improvement and Engineering

February 5, 2008

IL - February 4, 2008 - James Parejko has been promoted to Vice President, Continuous Improvement and Engineering at Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. In his new role, Parejko will direct the five areas of Continuous Improvement and Engineering: Quality, Process Improvement, Mechanical Engineering, Electrical... Read More

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Ampro's Co-Founder Returns as Chief Technology Officer

February 5, 2008

Embedded Market Visionary to Spearhead Product Strategy SAN JOSE, CA, February 4, 2008. Ampro Computers, Inc., a leading supplier of standards-based computer systems, single board computers (SBCs), and computer-on-modules (COMs), has appointed Rick Lehrbaum to be the company's chief technology officer (CTO... Read More

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PI USA Hires New Senior Sales Engineer for the Midwest Territory

February 4, 2008

Auburn, MA, January 2008. Joe McGonagle brings experience in optical inspection applications and industrial automation to PI. In his new position, McGonagle will support engineers and scientists in industry and research helping them specify standard and custom ultra-precision motion control equipment and... Read More

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Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. Names Martin Swarbrick CEO

February 4, 2008

St. Charles, IL - January 31, 2008 -Martin Swarbrick has been promoted to CEO of Bison Gear & Engineering Corp. Previously, Swarbrick served as President of Bison Gear and will now carry the title of both President and CEO. He first joined the company in December 2006 after serving as Vice President and Director of... Read More

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Manufacturing Manager Named at Beckwood Press Company

February 4, 2008

1-29-2008 St. Louis, MO - Beckwood Press Company has announced the addition of Josh Schroeder as Manufacturing Manager. Schroeder brings over 15 years experience in industrial manufacturing as well as a Six Sigma Black Belt certification from Missouri State University. He has completed certification programs in... Read More

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Norfolk Southern Chief Financial Officer Squires to Address BB&T Capital Markets Transportation Conference

February 4, 2008

NORFOLK, Va., Jan. 30 -- James A. Squires, executive vice president finance and chief financial officer for Norfolk Southern Corporation (NYSE:NSC), will address the BB&T Capital Markets 23rd Annual Transportation Conference at 9:45 a.m. EST on Thursday, Feb. 14. The presentation will provide highlights of Norfolk... Read More

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TI Senior Vice President Gregg Lowe to Speak at Thomas Weisel Investor Conference

February 4, 2008

Live webcast at www.ti.com/ir February 5, 2008, 1:30 p.m. Pacific time DALLAS, Jan. 31-- Texas Instruments Incorporated (TI) (NYSE:TXN) announced that TI Senior Vice President Gregg Lowe will speak at the Thomas Weisel Partners Technology, Telecom & Internet Conference in San Francisco on February 5 at 1:30 p.m... Read More

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Brooks Automation Appoints Kirk P. Pond to Its Board of Directors

February 4, 2008

CHELMSFORD, Mass., Nov 8, 2007 -- Brooks Automation, Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKS) today announced that Kirk P. Pond, retired Chairman and CEO of Fairchild Semiconductor International, Inc., has been appointed to serve as a member of the Company's Board of Directors, effective immediately. Mr. Pond was elected to fill a... Read More

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Brooks Automation Announces Executive Reorganization

February 4, 2008

CHELSFORD, Mass., Dec. 27, 2007 -- Brooks Automation Inc. (Nasdaq:BRKS) today announced an executive reorganization designed to enhance the Company's customer responsiveness and overall financial performance. Michael Pippins has been named Group President of a newly formed Automation Systems Group. This group will... Read More

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SWsoft CEO Serguei Beloussov Honored as Entrepreneur of the Year

February 4, 2008

HERNDON, Va., December 3, 2007 - Serguei Beloussov, CEO of SWsoft, a fast-growing virtualization and automation solutions company, was named "European Entrepreneur of the Year 2007". The prestigious Audemars Piguet "Changing Times Award" rewards the European entrepreneur whose company has made the greatest impact on... Read More

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American Sensor Technologies Appoints New Field Sales Manager

February 4, 2008

Mt. Olive, NJ...January 30, 2008... American Sensor Technologies, Inc. ('AST') announces the appointment of Joseph Sudol as Field Sales Manager for North America. Based in AST's corporate headquarters in Mt. Olive, NJ, Joe will work with AST sales representatives, OEM accounts, as well as distributors in serving... Read More

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Geoff Eisenberg Succeeds Peter Harris as President and Chief Executive Officer of West Marine

February 4, 2008

WATSONVILLE, Calif --Dec. 10, 2007--West Marine, Inc. (Nasdaq:WMAR), the nation's largest boating supplies and accessories retailer, today announced that the Company's Board of Directors has named Geoff Eisenberg, 55, to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, succeeding Peter Harris, 63, who resigned... Read More

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Commtest Announces Senior Management Promotions

February 4, 2008

Knoxville, TN Commtest is a world market leader in the design and production of vibration analysis and monitoring equipment. Jack Henderson, Chairman of the Board of Commtest, has announced the following new management structure of its senior management team. Joining Jack Henderson as Global Managing Partners are... Read More

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Venoco, Inc. CEO to Present at Credit Suisse 2008 Energy Summit

February 4, 2008

DENVER, Jan. 31 -- Venoco, Inc. (NYSE:VQ) today announced that Tim Marquez, Chairman and CEO, will be making a presentation at the Credit Suisse 2008 Energy Summit on Tuesday, February 5, 2008 at 9:40 a.m. Eastern Time (7:40 a.m. Mountain). The presentation slides will be available after market-close on Monday... Read More

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The Wagner Companies Promotes Director of Engineering Services

February 4, 2008

January 30, 2008 Patrick Hutchinson Accepts Position of Director of Engineering Services Milwaukee, WI - The Wagner Companies announces that Patrick Hutchinson has been promoted into the new position of Director of Engineering Services. In this position Pat will assume responsibility for the customer driven... Read More

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Harman International Appoints John Stacey as Chief Human Resources Officer

February 4, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C. January 29, 2008 - Harman International Industries, Incorporated (NYSE: HAR) announced today that John Stacey will join the company as Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer, effective February 25, 2008. He will report to the Chief Executive Officer and serve as a member of the Group... Read More

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NetMotion Wireless Announces Executive Appointments and Expansion

January 31, 2008

Company to expand workforce by 20 percent in 2008 Seattle, Wash. -- January 29 -- NetMotion Wireless, a leading provider of mobile productivity and management software, today announced that it has appointed a number of executives to new positions within the company. Additionally, based on record 2007 results, the... Read More

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Softeon Announces Addition of New Vice President, Sales

January 31, 2008

Gana Govind, President of Softeon, a leading supplier of supply chain software solutions, recently announced the addition of Nancy Malone as the Vice President of Sales. Nancy Malone is an industry veteran with over twenty years experience in the supply chain industry, with a deep understanding of the technical... Read More

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Norbain Add PAC Business Development Manager to the Team

January 31, 2008

Jan 29 2008, Reading, UK Norbain has further expanded it's team of business development managers by bringing in Gez Gilbert to support the PAC brand. PAC manufactures access control systems, designed for both large and small companies. With a complete range of products and systems from a single door application to... Read More

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Intel Names Carol Bartz of Autodesk to Board of Directors

January 31, 2008

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 16, 2007 - Intel Corporation today announced that Carol Bartz, executive chairman of the board of Autodesk, Inc. has been elected to serve on Intel's board of directors. At the same time, the Intel board of directors expanded the size of the board from 11 to 12. Both actions are effective... Read More