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James Hanson Joins Management Team of Methods Machine Tools

December 24, 2007

SUDBURY, MA - Methods Machine Tools has hired James J. "Jamie" Hanson as Director of Corporate Development. In this newly created position, Mr. Hanson will be responsible for critically evaluating every aspect of Methods' business - from current operating procedures to supply chain oversight - with an eye toward... Read More

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MEC Names New Midwest GM, National Sales & Marketing Manager

December 21, 2007

Milwaukee, WI - Hani Malek has joined MEC, The Milwaukee Electronics Company, as general manager and national sales and marketing manager. In his new role, he will have operational responsibility for the Company's Milwaukee-based electronics manufacturing services (EMS) facility and sales and... Read More

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Loudenback Named North American Sales Manager for ABC Metals

December 21, 2007

It's a pleasure to announce that Joe H. Loudenback has joined the ABC Metals, Inc. in the position of North American Sales Manager. In this role he will be responsible for coordinating sales and marketing efforts in North America. ABC Metals is a full service center for nonferrous alloys from plants in... Read More

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National Safety Council Elects Industrial Scientific's Kent McElhattan to Board of Directors

December 21, 2007

PITTSBURGH, PA, USA - 19 December 2007 - Industrial Scientific Corporation, a global leader in gas detection and monitoring instruments, systems and related services, is pleased to announce that Chairman and CEO Kent McElhattan has been elected to the National Safety Council's Board of Directors. During his two-year... Read More

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Ferro Appoints Judy DeForest Chief Tax Officer

December 20, 2007

CLEVELAND- Nov. 29, 2007--Ferro Corporation (NYSE:FOE) has announced that Judy DeForest has joined the Company as Chief Tax Officer. Ms. DeForest has senior management responsibility for Ferro's tax operations and planning and reports to Vice President & Chief Financial Officer Sallie Bailey. She is based at... Read More

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Micrel Names New Vice President of Analog Marketing

December 20, 2007

San Jose, Calif., Nov. 6, 2007 - Micrel Inc., (Nasdaq:MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that Andrew Cowell has been named the Company's new Vice President of Analog Marketing. Mr. Cowell will be responsible for overseeing the marketing... Read More

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Micrel's Vice President of Operations Bob Whelton to Retire, Scott Ward Named Vice President, Analog Business Unit

December 20, 2007

San Jose, Calif., Nov. 9, 2007 - Micrel Inc., (Nasdaq:MCRL), an industry leader in analog, high bandwidth communications and Ethernet IC solutions, today announced that Bob Whelton, Executive Vice President, Operations, will retire effective Dec. 1, 2007. Whelton, a 43-year veteran of the semiconductor industry, has... Read More

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Nirvanix Expands Executive Management Team

December 20, 2007

Three industry veterans added to further drive company's growing business SAN DIEGO - November 19, 2007 - Nirvanix today announced the hiring of industry veterans Major Horton as Chief Financial Officer, Jonathan Buckley as Chief Marketing Officer and Michael Landesman as Vice President of IT and Data Center... Read More

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Joseph R. Bronson Appointed to Board of Directors of Maxim Integrated Products

December 19, 2007

SUNNYVALE, CA-November 19, 2007-Maxim Integrated Products,Inc., (Pink Sheets: MXIM) announced the appointment of Joseph R. Bronson to its Board of Directors. Mr. Bronson is currently President and COO at Sanmina-SCI and a member of its Board, and serves on the Board of Directors of Jacobs Engineering Group Inc... Read More

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Penske Logistics Appoints Director General & Promotes Sales Executive in Mexico

December 19, 2007

MEXICO CITY, Mexico, December 17, 2007 - Penske Logistics today announced the appointment of Alejandro Marines as Director General - Mexico, and the promotion of Naieli Garcia to Sales Manager for Penske Logistics Mexico. Based in Mexico City, Marines leads business development and oversees operations for Penske... Read More

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Analog Devices Speaks on "Innovation from the Inside Out" at CES 2008

December 19, 2007

Panelist Maury Wood shares insight into how embedded design enables innovation in consumer electronics Norwood, MA(12/3/2007) - Innovation: It's the ideal that inspires many consumer electronics designs. The feat is getting that innovation to market in captivating, well-priced products. At the 2008 International... Read More

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Analog Devices Chief Financial Officer to Retire in May 2008

December 19, 2007

Norwood, MA (12/4/2007) - Analog Devices, Inc. (NYSE: ADI) today announced that Joseph E. McDonough, the Company's chief financial officer and vice president of finance, has advised the Company that he plans to retire in May of 2008 at age 60. Mr. McDonough will work with the Company to ensure a successful... Read More

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Decision Dynamics Reorganizes Executive to Drive Growth and Focus on Shareholder Value

December 19, 2007

CALGARY, Dec. 17 / - Decision Dynamics Technology Ltd. (TSX-V:DDY), a leading innovative provider of operations management software for the energy industry announced today the reorganization of its senior management team. The reorganization is designed to allow Justin Zinke, as Decision Dynamics CEO to concentrate... Read More

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Southern Industrial Constructors/Southern Crane Names Joshua Payne Director Business Development

December 18, 2007

RALEIGH- Southern Industrial Constructors/Southern Crane, a full-service industrial contractor, has named Josh Payne as its Director of Business Development.In his new capacity, Payne will seek to grow the companies' relationships with existing clients, as well as look for new expansion opportunities. "Josh has... Read More

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Steve Kingeter Promoted to President of Koch Equipment

December 18, 2007

Koch Equipment LLC announced today that its board of directors has elected Steve Kingeter to the position of president. In his new role, Mr. Kingeter will be responsible for the overall direction of the company including achieving the company's strategic goals and operational excellence. John Starr, CEO and... Read More

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FKI Logistex Names Matt Wicks Vice President of Systems Engineering

December 18, 2007

Key appointment made as company restructures Manufacturing Systems group (ST. LOUIS: Dec. 13, 2007) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the appointment of Matt Wicks to vice president of systems engineering for the company's Manufacturing Systems... Read More

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SPI Lasers Expands US Team Due to Strong Year in Americas

December 18, 2007

13th December 2007, Santa Clara, California, SPI Lasers LLC, today announced that it has hired two new senior staff members to expand the North American team as the company looks to build on strong growth in 2007. Jim Data joins SPI Lasers as Director of Sales for North and South America and Ken Dzurko joins the... Read More

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Quebecor World Appoints Jacques Mallette President and CEO

December 18, 2007

Montréal, Canada - Quebecor World Inc. (TSX:IQW, NYSE:IQW) announced today that Jacques Mallette has been appointed President and CEO effective immediately and that Wes Lucas is leaving the Company to pursue other opportunities. The Board of Director believes that Mr. Mallette's background, leadership and experience... Read More

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Thermbond Refractory US Sales Team Doubles in 2007

December 18, 2007

(Boca Raton, Florida; December 10, 2007) - Stellar Materials Incorporated, a worldwide leader in Refractories (high temperature materials used for lining heated vessels), marketed under the brand name Thermbond® Refractories, doubled its US sales team in 2007. A months-long recruiting process culminated with the... Read More

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Raytheon Information Solutions Vice President TW Scott Named Computerworld 2008 Premier 100 IT Leader

December 17, 2007

RESTON, Va., Dec. 11, 2007 -- IDG's Computerworld Magazine announced that TW Scott, vice president of Raytheon Information Solutions (RIS), has been selected as one of the Premier 100 IT Leaders for 2008. Scott joins an elite list of IT executives being recognized for their exceptional leadership ability in... Read More