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Emerson Engineers Receive Excellence in Documentation Award from ISA

December 28, 2007

Terry Blevins, Deji Chen, Mark Nixon, and Willy Wojsznis recognized for authoring the most outstanding technical paper published by ISA AUSTIN, TEXAS (October 25, 2007) - Emerson Process Management engineers Terry Blevins, Deji Chen, Mark Nixon, and Willy Wojsznis have received the Instrument, Systems, and... Read More

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Jim Scott Honored with Lifetime Achievement Award

December 28, 2007

ALCESTER, S.D. - The Cleaning Equipment Trade Association (CETA) recently honored Jim Scott of Alkota Cleaning Systems, Inc. with the pressure washing industry's most prestigious honor. Scott was given the Lifetime Achievement Award during PowerClean 2007, the association's convention and tradeshow recently held in... Read More

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Akros Silicon Names Simon Prutton Chief Executive Officer

December 28, 2007

Analog Veteran Joins Leader in Power over Ethernet Space FOLSOM, Calif. - November 28, 2007 - Akros Silicon, Inc. announced that Simon Prutton has been named chief executive officer (CEO) of the rapidly growing Power over Ethernet (PoE) company. Prutton has 18 years experience in the analog semiconductor... Read More

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Alkota Employee Elected to National Board

December 28, 2007

ALCESTER, S.D. - The Cleaning Equipment Trade Association (CETA) recently elected Gregg Brodsky of Alkota Cleaning Systems, Inc. in Alcester to serve as senior vice president of CETA's board of directors. "I have a tremendous love for the industry and I'm excited to work with our members to keep CETA moving to the... Read More

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Newark Appoints Patrick Milbourne Senior VP, Finance

December 28, 2007

CHICAGO-NOVEMBER 28, 2007 - Newark (www.newark.com), part of the global Premier Farnell Group, and a leading multi-channel, high-service electronics distributor supporting millions of engineers and purchasing professionals across the Americas, is pleased to announce that Patrick Milbourne has joined the company as... Read More

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LinkShare Announces Speakers for 2008 Summit; Ian Ayres to Deliver Keynote Address

December 28, 2007

NEW YORK, Dec. 21 / -- LinkShare, a leading pay-per-action marketing network, is pleased to announce confirmed speakers for its 2008 LinkShare Summit, "The Voice of the Market," to be held Thursday, January 31, 2008, at the Hotel Nikko in San Francisco. LinkShare Summit is the gathering place for online marketing... Read More

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Chemical Company Executives, Legislators Gather to Create Solutions for Industry Issues

December 28, 2007

A dynamic group of chemical industry executives jointly engaged a captive audience of legislators at a Chemical Industry Summit, hosted by LANXESS Corporation President and CEO Randy Dearth. Dearth hosted an assembly of his peers, including executives from industry powerhouses. "What's important about this summit... Read More

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Emerson Process Management Names Jim Nyquist as President of Global Sales

December 28, 2007

Nyquist brings extensive industry experience and strong leadership qualities to new position Jim Nyquist is the new president of Global Sales for Emerson Process Management. Austin, Texas (November 27, 2007) - Emerson Process Management, an Emerson business (NYSE: EMR), has announced the appointment of Jim Nyquist... Read More

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Arthur Named Vice President and General Manager, Global Corporate Accounts

December 28, 2007

HARTSVILLE, S.C., December 05, 2007 - Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that Vicki Arthur has been named division vice president and general manager, Global Corporate Accounts, effective January 1, 2008, according to Charles Sullivan, executive vice... Read More

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Mettler-Toledo International Inc. Announces Management Succession

December 28, 2007

Robert F. Spoerry to Become Executive Chairman of the Board Olivier Filliol Named Chief Executive Officer COLUMBUS, Ohio, Nov. 1 -- 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... Read More

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Cytec Elects New Director

December 28, 2007

West Paterson, NJ, October 18, 2007 - Cytec Industries Inc. (NYSE:CYT) announced today that the Company's Board of Directors has elected Ms. Carol P. Lowe as a Director increasing the size of the Board to eleven. Ms. Lowe is the Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Carlisle Companies Incorporated (NYSE... Read More

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Bosch Rexroth AG Announces Management Changes

December 28, 2007

Parent company of Bosch Rexroth Corporation names Dr. Albert Hieronimus chairman of the Bosch Rexroth AG board of management while Dr. Karl Tragl is appointed to the board. (Stuttgart/Lohr, Germany) Bosch Rexroth AG, parent company of Bosch Rexroth Corporation in the United States (Hoffman Estates, IL... Read More

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Symetix Hires New Sales Representative for India

December 28, 2007

November 29, 2007 - Symetix announces the appointment of PT Electronics Pvt. Ltd. (PTEPL) as exclusive sales representative for India. Based in Mumbai, PTEPL is responsible for bringing Symetix's high volume optical inspection systems, grading systems, Continuous Softgel Finishing Lines(TM) and unparalleled service... Read More

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IDEAL Strengthens Management Team with New Regional Sales Manager

December 27, 2007

Company Appoints Industry Veteran Terry Stevens as Regional Sales Manager Sycamore, IL, December 18, 2007 -- IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. a worldwide leader in tools and supplies for professional electricians, today announced the appointment of Ms. Terry Stevens to the position of Regional Manager, bolstering its... Read More

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Jeffrey Fors Joins IDEAL as Product Manager

December 27, 2007

New Product Manager for Wire Termination Brings Technical Sales Experience to IDEAL Team Sycamore, IL, December 14, 2007 -- IDEAL INDUSTRIES, INC. a worldwide leader in tools and supplies for professional electricians, recently welcomed Jeffrey Fors as Product Manager for Wire Termination. In his new role, Fors... Read More

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Berkopec Named Director, Strategic Business Development

December 27, 2007

RICHMOND, Va. -- Chesapeake Corporation (NYSE: CSK) today announced that Brian S. Berkopec has been named director, strategic business development. His responsibilities include facilitating business development opportunities for all of Chesapeake's operating units, managing the annual strategy review process... Read More

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Alan Burgess Appointed New Technical Manager of ELM, Inc.

December 27, 2007

(Cedar Falls, Iowa) Alan Burgess was recently appointed Technical Manager for Environmental Lubricants Manufacturing (ELM) which has corporate headquarters in Cedar Falls, Iowa. Mr. Burgess has been with ELM since its inception in 2000 and until recently has been serving as production manager. In his new position... Read More

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MachineMate, Inc. President & CEO Retires

December 27, 2007

December 17, 2007 - Fond du Lac, WI USA, MachineMate, Inc. announces that Nyles Priest, President & CEO will retire from MachineMate, Inc. at the end of 2007. Nyles Priest was instrumental in establishing MachineMate, Inc. as a company when Giddings & Lewis sold the trademark rights to the company on September 1... Read More

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President of Mori Seiki Awarded Fellowship from SME

December 27, 2007

Chicago, Illinois, December 21, 2007 - Dr. Masahiko Mori, president of Mori Seiki, was recently elected a Fellow of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME). Representing years of service and dedication to the social, technological and educational aspects of manufacturing engineering, the fellowship was... Read More

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Powers Fasteners Expands Engineering Support Staff; Appoints 3 to Field Technical Service Positions

December 27, 2007

Powers Fasteners, Inc., has expanded its rapidly growing engineering staff with the appointments of Kent Carlson and Annemarie Fleming as Field Technical Service Managers for the Western and Eastern regions respectively, and Bob Sinclair as Field Engineer for the Northwest region. The appointments were announced by... Read More