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Jeff Zawacki Takes over as General Manager of Hendrickson Bumper and Trim

December 27, 2007

WOODRIDGE, Ill. - Jeff Zawacki assumed duties as general manager of the Hendrickson Bumper and Trim business unit in Joliet, Ill. In making the announcement, Douglas A. Sanford, vice president and general manager of the Hendrickson Truck Systems Group in Woodridge, reported Zawacki holds full responsibility for the... Read More

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Gendreau Named Division Vice President and General Manager - Kraft

December 24, 2007

Hartsville, S.C. - Sonoco (NYSE: SON), one of the largest diversified global packaging companies, today announced that Steven C. Gendreau has been named division vice president and general manager - Kraft, effective January 1, 2008, according to Vicki Arthur, division vice president and general manager, Global... Read More

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ADS Mourns Loss of Chairman, Frank Eck

December 24, 2007

Hilliard, Ohio - December 14, 2007: It is with profound sadness that Advanced Drainage Systems, Inc. (ADS) announces that it's Chairman of the Board and long-time friend, Frank Eck, passed away December 13, 2007 from complications following open heart surgery. He was 84. Originally born and raised in Red Bank, NJ... Read More

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Trident Announces Resignation of CFO

December 24, 2007

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 19 -- Trident Microsystems, Inc. (NASDAQ:TRID) a leading provider of digital TV technology for the consumer digital video marketplace, today announced the resignation of John S. Edmunds, its Chief Financial Officer, who has accepted a similar position with Inphi Corporation, a... Read More

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DENSO Announces Top Management Change for North America

December 24, 2007

KARIYA (Japan) - DENSO Corporation today announced that Mitsuo Matsushita, president and chief executive officer of DENSO International America, DENSO's North American headquarters, and managing officer of DENSO Corporation, will retire from DENSO effective Dec. 31, 2007. Matsushita has served as president and chief... Read More

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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