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Ocean Optics Appoints New President

October 18, 2007

Rob Randelman takes helm at Dunedin-based photonics manufacturer Dunedin, Florida (October 5, 2007) - Ocean Optics, leading spectroscopy and photonic instruments manufacturer, has promoted Rob Randelman, Ph.D. to the position of company President. Randelman's appointment follows the move of former President and... Read More

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Great Northern Promotes Hietpas to Senior Vice President, Specialty Group

October 18, 2007

Bill Faster Joins Laminations as Vice President of Sales APPLETON, Wis., Oct. 12, 2007 - Laminations announces two major personnel changes as part of a top leadership transition that is taking place in the Specialty Group of Great Northern Corporation. Effective Oct. 1, Gary N. Hietpas has been promoted to the... Read More

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New President/CEO Elected at Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc.

October 18, 2007

Jim Vann, Chairman of the Board of Rea Magnet Wire Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that the Rea Board of Directors has elected Charles E. Fisher as President and Chief Executive Officer of Rea effective October 1, 2007. As President and CEO, Mr. Fisher will oversee all Rea operations in the US, Mexico and... Read More

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Henkel Promotes Dr. Renzhe Zhao to Technical Manager Position

October 18, 2007

Henkel Corporation today announced that Renzhe Zhao, Ph.D. will assume the role of Technical Manager of Applications Engineering in the company's Irvine, California-based Technical Center. Zhao has been employed by Henkel for the last 5 years, having joined the company upon completion of his post-graduate... Read More

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Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation Founder Goes on Air with Story of Innovation, Success

October 17, 2007

Pittsburg, CA - - September 20, 2007 - - Bud Wisecarver, founder of Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation, recently discussed his role as an innovator with Mike Hambrick, host of "America's Business," the National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) weekly, one-hour radio show. The show featuring Mr. Wisecarver aired... Read More

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Torkilsen to Head Sales at Palmgren Steel Products

October 17, 2007

October 4, 2007 Ernie Torkilsen has been named vice president of sales and marketing at Palmgren Steel Products, a U.S. based manufacturer of machine tool accessories and shop machinery. With more than 35 years of experience in the machine tool industry, he previously held top management positions at Viking... Read More

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Bjorn Tranebo Named General Manager at Wheelabrator Burlington Technology Center

October 16, 2007

Burlington, Ontario - (Oct. 16, 2007) - Bjorn Tranebo was recently promoted to General Manager of the Wheelabrator Group Burlington Technology Center. Prior to this appointment, Tranebo was the Operations Manager at the Burlington facility. As the Burlington Technology Center General Manager, Tranebo will be... Read More

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Tom Geriak Joins Arnco as Director, Market Development for Industrial Maintenance

October 16, 2007

South Gate, CA - Arnco, one of the world's largest suppliers of polyurethane products, has announced the appointment of Thomas A. Geriak as Director, Market Development for Industrial Maintenance. The announcement was made by Arnco Vice President of Operations Joe Negrey, who said Mr. Geriak brings considerable... Read More

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Bill Hory Named Director of Marketing for Arnco Performance Polymers

October 16, 2007

South Gate, CA - Arnco, one of the world's largest suppliers of polyurethane products, has announced the appointment of Bill Hory as Director of Marketing for the Arnco Performance Polymers Group. The announcement was made by Arnco President Larry Carapellotti, who said Mr. Hory would have marketing and business... Read More

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Kittiwake Appoints Martin Lucas as Managing Director

October 16, 2007

Kittiwake Developments Limited, world leader in onsite and online condition monitoring equipment for fuel oil, lubricating oil and industrial water announces today, the appointment of Martin Lucas as Managing Director. Commenting on the appointment, Kittiwake owner, Chris Leigh-Jones said: "We are delighted that... Read More

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Kent Swart Joins Thermal Dynamics as Market Manager

October 16, 2007

St. Louis, MO (September 12, 2007) - Thermal Dynamics, the leading producer of manual and automated plasma cutting systems, has announced the hiring of Kent Swart as Market Manager, Americas- Plasma. Swart will manage the plasma cutting marketing through all distribution channels, including promotions & incentives... Read More

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New CEO and New Funding for Coresonic

October 16, 2007

LeoCore technology sets new metric for low power and small die WiMAX solutions at WiMAX World Linköping, Sweden, 26 September 2007: Coresonic AB, a leading provider of baseband processor IP technology, has announced that it has appointed industry veteran, Rick Clucas, as its CEO. Clucas has over 22 years industry... Read More

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Industrial Controls Hires New Account Manager for Central Pennsylvania Region

October 16, 2007

Wanamassa, NJ - September 2007 - Industrial Controls Distributors, the leading distributor of HVAC controls, process instrumentation and industrial automated valves in the United States, is pleased to announce that it has hired Heather Fonte as an account manager, covering the central Pennsylvania region, for the... Read More

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Alcoa's Kevin Anton Elected Chairman of Aluminum Association Board

October 16, 2007

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that Kevin M. Anton, vice president of Alcoa and President of Alcoa Materials Management, has been elected chairman of the board of The Aluminum Association at the trade organization's annual membership meeting in Tucson, Arizona. Mr. Anton succeeds Patrick M... Read More

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The Wagner Companies Promotes Estimator/CSR

October 16, 2007

Christine Heiden Accepts Estimator Position with Wagner's Systems Team Milwaukee, WI - The Wagner Companies announces that Christine Heiden has been promoted to Estimator/Customer Service Representative for Systems. In this position, Heiden will be responsible for estimating WagnerailTM projects and serving the... Read More

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Endevco Appoints Dan Schultz as New Regional Sales Manager for Central United States

October 16, 2007

Endevco Corporation, the leader in sensing solutions for demanding vibration, shock and pressure applications, has announced the appointment of Dan Schultz to the position of Regional Sales Manager for the central United States. Schultz will be responsible for managing Endevco's sales activities in North Dakota... Read More

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KMT Robotic Solutions Appoints Corey Pierce KMT Robotic Solutions Inc. Controller

October 16, 2007

AUBURN HILLS, Mich. Sept.16, 2007 - KMT Robotic Solutions Inc. Vice President of Finance Bob Offer announced the appointment of Corey Pierce to the position of Controller. As Controller, Pierce will provide financial support and guidance in the management of daily operations for KMT Robotic Solutions. His core... Read More

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Jon Hand and Herb Hammer Join Cleantechnics International, Inc.

October 16, 2007

HIGH POINT, NC - September 26, 2007 - Cleantechnics International, Inc., has added two members to its team. Jon Hand has joined CTI as the tech service manager and Herb Hammer as U.S. sales manager. CTI offers the trucking, transit and heavy equipment industries a revolutionary oil filtration system which extends... Read More

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A-D Announces the Promotion of Stuart Mechlin to Senior Vice-President, Industrial Supply Division

October 16, 2007

KING OF PRUSSIA, Pa. - October 2, 2007 - Affiliated Distributors is pleased to announce the promotion of Stuart Mechlin to Senior Vice President, Industrial Supply Division (ISD). "Stu's promotion reflects his personal leadership in building strong partnerships between A-D members and suppliers, enhancing... Read More

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Vordel Names Christian Barrios as Chairman and Jacques Declas as VP Global Sales

October 12, 2007

XML network infrastructure firm expands senior management team with appointment of two key industry executives Dublin, Ireland and Boston, Mass. - October 4, 2007 Vordel, the enterprise XML network infrastructure company today announced that Christian Barrios and Jacques Declas have been named as Chairman and VP... Read More