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JAI Appoints Kinney Director of Pre-Sales and Support

January 7, 2008

SAN JOSE, CA, January 3, 2008 - JAI, Inc., manufacturer of industrial video cameras for machine vision, defense, and traffic applications, today announced the appointment of Steve Kinney to the position of director of technical pre-sales and support for the Americas region. Kinney has spent more than 10 years in... Read More

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Elster Gas North America Appoints Director of Operations for Elster Meter Services

January 7, 2008

Elster Gas North America announces that John Hughes has been appointed Director of Operations for Elster Meter Services. Based in Cartersville, GA, Hughes will be responsible for managing all plant manufacturing operations for the refurbishment, repair and reverification of gas meters. Hughes has a strong... Read More

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Elster Gas North America Names Brent Sayer as National Sales Director for the Elster American Meter Business Unit

January 7, 2008

Brent Sayer accepts promotion as National Sales Director for Elster Gas North America's business unit Elster American Meter. Sayer has over 20 years of experience and outstanding technical and market knowledge which further strengthens Elster Gas North America's commitment to bring upstream and downstream knowledge... Read More

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The Wagner Companies Hires Quality Supervisor

January 7, 2008

Debra Emmer Joins Wagner's Quality Team Milwaukee, WI - The Wagner Companies announces that Debra A. Emmer has joined their company as a Quality Supervisor. In this position, Emmer will be responsible for the implementation, maintenance and continuous improvement of the quality processes necessary for Wagner to... Read More

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Atlas Material Testing Technology Announces New President and CEO

January 4, 2008

DECEMBER 18, 2007, CHICAGO, IL - Atlas Material Testing Technology, a leader in weathering testing technology, names Rick Weiler as the new President and CEO effective January 2008. Mr. Weiler joins Atlas from PerkinElmer Optoelectronics where he was the Vice President, General Manager of Specialty and Commercial... Read More

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FKI Logistex Appoints Business Development Managers for Warehouse & Distribution Division

January 2, 2008

FKI Logistex® - leading global provider of automated handling systems - has strengthened its UK sales team with the appointments of Noel Blake and Keith Edmonds as Business Development Managers for the company's Warehouse & Distribution Division. Noel joins FKI Logistex from Doyen Medipharm where, as Sales Director... Read More

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Schréder Lighting USA Appoints Jeff Sanders Inside Sales Manager

January 2, 2008

Chicago, Illinois--- Schréder Lighting USA National Sales Manager John Camp has announced the appointment of Jeff Sanders to Inside Sales Manager. Schréder Lighting USA, the newest of the 40-member Schréder Group G.I.E. located in 36 countries on four continents, is marketing the Schréder brand in the fields of... Read More

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O-I Announces President of North America

January 2, 2008

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Oct. 8 -- Owens-Illinois, Inc. (NYSE: OI) today announced that J. Scott Murchison has been named president, North America Glass Containers. In this role, Mr. Murchison will focus on increasing the North American region's profitability and growth, as well as improving operational... Read More

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O-I Appoints Hugh Roberts to Board of Directors

January 2, 2008

PERRYSBURG, Ohio, Oct 18, 2007 -- Owens-Illinois, Inc., (NYSE: OI) today announced that Hugh H. Roberts has been appointed to serve on the Company's board of directors effective immediately. He will also serve as a member of the compensation committee. Mr. Roberts spent 32 years at Kraft Foods Inc., in sales... Read More

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Stratasys Elects John Mceleney to Board of Directors

January 2, 2008

Former SolidWorks CEO is CAD Industry Veteran MINNEAPOLIS--Dec. 18, 2007--Stratasys (Nasdaq:SSYS) today announced the election of John McEleney to its board of directors, effective December 17, 2007. Mr. McEleney is a director and the former CEO of computer aided design (CAD) industry leader SolidWorks, located in... Read More

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Spellman High Voltage Appoints David Gillispie as Operations VP

January 2, 2008

Lean/Six Sigma Expert to Lead Spellman's Global Operations HAUPPAUGE, New York - October 30, 2007 -- Spellman High Voltage Electronics Corp., has hired David Gillispie as their new Vice President of Operations. Mr. Gillispie will lead and continue to develop Spellman's operations in New York, Mexico, and China. "We... Read More

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Georgia-Pacific Appoints New CEO and President and New Chairman of the Board

January 2, 2008

ATLANTA, GA. October 02, 2007 - Georgia-Pacific LLC today announced that Joe Moeller, 64, the company's chairman and chief executive officer, will return to Koch Industries as vice chairman and a member of its board of directors, effective Nov. 1, 2007. Moeller will continue as a member of Georgia-Pacific's board of... Read More

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Mettler Toledo Announces Management Succession

January 2, 2008

Robert F. Spoerry to Become Executive Chairman of the Board - Olivier Filliol Named Chief Executive Officer Mettler-Toledo International Inc. (NYSE: MTD) today announced that its Board of Directors has approved a management succession plan. Robert F. Spoerry will assume the role of Executive Chairman of the Board... Read More

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ITW's Board of Directors Elects Juan Valls to Executive Vice President; Robert Brunner Moves to New Executive Vice President Role

January 2, 2008

GLENVIEW, ILLINOIS - (October 25, 2007) - Illinois Tool Works Inc. (NYSE:ITW) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected Juan Valls to executive vice president of global automotive fasteners. Robert Brunner, former executive vice president of global automotive fasteners, has moved to the position of... Read More

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Grant Prideco Elects Gordon Hall to Its Board of Directors

January 2, 2008

HOUSTON, Nov 09, 2007 - Grant Prideco, Inc. (NYSE: GRP) today announced that Gordon T. Hall has been elected to serve on the Board of Directors of the Company. Mr. Hall also will serve on the Company's Nominating and Corporate Governance Committee. Mr. Hall, 48, currently serves as Chairman of the Board of Exterran... Read More

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The Eraser Company, Inc. Appoints New Sales Manager

January 2, 2008

Syracuse, New York (December 2007) - The Eraser Company, Inc., manufacturer of wire, cable and tube processing equipment, announces the appointment of Sean Fitzgerald as Sales Manager. Fitzgerald will be responsible for assisting with the implementation of sales initiatives to promote Eraser products both... Read More

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Amcor Announces New Managing Director for Amcor Australasia

January 2, 2008

Amcor announces today that Greg Beatty has been appointed the new Managing Director for Amcor Australasia. Greg has held senior positions at a number of industrial and consumer goods companies in Australasia. These include CEO of Fonterra Australasia, Managing Director of Austrim Nylex and Divisional General... Read More

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Tripp Lite Names New Vice President of Operations

January 2, 2008

Chicago, IL (October 22, 2007) Tripp Lite, a world-leading manufacturer of power protection equipment, is pleased to announce that Mr. Scott Higgins has joined the company as Vice President of Operations. In this position, he will be responsible for all Tripp Lite manufacturing and supply chain activities. Mr... Read More

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Avery Dennison Names Timothy Bond Head of Its Office Products Group

January 2, 2008

PASADENA, Calif. - October 2, 2007 - Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) announced that Timothy G. Bond has been named vice president and general manager of Avery Dennison's worldwide Office Products businesses, effective October 1, 2007. In his new role, Bond will provide strategic leadership for the Office... Read More

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New Product Managers Expand Groschopp Product Offerings in Motors, Gearmotors and Controls

December 31, 2007

Driving Product Launch of Application-Specific Motors and Gearmotors for Medical Equipment Design and Harsh Environments John Cox, President of Groschopp, Inc., announced the appointment of two new Product Managers, Jon Roetman and Stanton Spaulding. "We are organizing and managing our products around hundreds, if... Read More