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Richard Litt of Genesis Systems Group Leads RIA in 2008 as President

December 17, 2007

ANN ARBOR, Michigan, December 12, 2007 - Richard Litt, Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Genesis Systems Group, LLC (Davenport, Iowa), has been elected as the new president of Robotic Industries Association (RIA) for 2008. RIA has been the industry's trade group since 1974. Litt is RIA's 18th... Read More

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Davis-Standard, LLC Establishes Blown Film Business Team

December 14, 2007

December 11, 2007 (Somerville, N.J.)--Davis-Standard, LLC has established a new blown film business team based at its Somerville, New Jersey, facility. Davis-Standard, a strong U.S.-based blown film manufacturer, is a significant player in the global blown film market with a strong history of addressing... Read More

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IDG's Computerworld Recognizes Verizon Wireless CIO as One of Its 2008 Premier 100 IT Leaders

December 14, 2007

Ajay Waghray Cited for Excellence in Information Technology Leadership BASKING RIDGE, N.J., Dec. 11 -- IDG's Computerworld magazine has recognized Verizon Wireless' Chief Information Officer Ajay Waghray as one of Computerworld's 2008 Premier 100 IT Leaders in its annual survey released today. Computerworld's... Read More

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Microfluidics Corporation Appoints Michael C. Ferrara as Chief Executive Officer

December 14, 2007

Newton, Mass. - Microfluidics, a wholly owned subsidiary of MFIC Corporation, has announced that Michael C. Ferrara has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer. In his new role, Ferrara will be responsible for overseeing daily company operations and will serve on the Board of Directors. "Mike's strategic vision... Read More

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Ingres Expands Executives Management Team with New Hires in Marketing and a New General Counsel

December 14, 2007

Slough, United Kingdom, 11th December 2007 - Ingres Corporation, the leading open source information management company for enterprise applications, today announced that it has hired three seasoned executives to further strengthen its executive management team. Reporting directly to CEO and President Roger... Read More

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Bishop-Wisecarver President Appointed to National Association of Manufacturing Board of Directors

December 14, 2007

Pittsburg, CA - - December 11, 2007 - - The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM) has appointed Pamela Kan, president of Bishop-Wisecarver Corporation, to the group's board of directors, a position Kan says will help her raise awareness of career and technical education in schools. Kan's term as board member... Read More

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Decision Dynamics Announces Appointment of New Executive Vice President U.S. Sales

December 14, 2007

Doug Strahm to Lead U.S. Sales & Operations Team at Decision Dynamics CALGARY, Dec. 11 / - Decision Dynamics Technology Ltd. (TSX-V:DDY), the leading innovative provider of operations management software for the energy industry, is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Doug Strahm as Executive Vice President... Read More

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Toyota Names Jeff Reid National Information Technology Manager

December 14, 2007

IRVINE, Calif., (December 12, 2007) - Toyota Material Handling, U.S.A., Inc. (TMHU) today announced the appointment of Jeff Reid to the position of national information technology manager. "Jeff appears to be a great fit for our organization, and we're glad to have him join the team" said Shankar Basu, president... Read More

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Woolpert Hires McClurkin as EIM Project Director

December 12, 2007

PORTSMOUTH, Va. (December 4, 2007)... Woolpert, Inc. recently hired Kirk McClurkin, GISP, PLS-GISS, as an enterprise information management (EIM) project director in the firm's Portsmouth office. McClurkin joins Woolpert with more than 18 years of experience in enterprise asset management (EAM), GIS and IT... Read More

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New VP/General Manager Named for Bosch Rexroth Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies Group

December 12, 2007

New Vice President and General Manager Erwin Wieckowski brings a proven record of sales and leadership experience to oversee all facets of the Bosch Rexroth Corporation Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies Group in the United States. (Charlotte, NC - www.boschrexroth-us.com) Bosch Rexroth Corporation, the drive... Read More

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Burgon Tool Steel Announcement

December 12, 2007

Burgon Tool Steel (Portsmouth, NH) is pleased to announce the newest member of the BTS Team, Mike McLaughlin, Purchasing Manager. Mike brings to Burgon 24 years of professional experience in purchasing, inventory and supply chain management. Mike joins us from Eastern Bearings where he was Purchasing Manager... Read More

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Nordson Corporation Appoints Jim Jaye as Director of Corporate Communications

December 12, 2007

Monday, November 05, 2007 WESTLAKE, Ohio - Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq:NDSN) today announced the appointment of James R. Jaye as Director, Corporate Communications, for the Westlake, Ohio-based company. Jaye will oversee Nordson's corporate communications function, including internal and external communications... Read More

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Bill Stratton, Adhesives Research, to Chair Economics Committee

December 11, 2007

William M. Stratton, III is the Vice President and Director of Lean Six Sigma for Adhesives Research, Inc., responsible for leading the Company's corporate wide continuous improvement initiatives. Adhesives Research designs, develops and manufactures a full range of specialty pressure-sensitive, adhesive-coated... Read More

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Winpak Announces New Vice President and CFO

December 11, 2007

Winnipeg, Manitoba, November 7, 2007 - Bruce J. Berry, President and Chief Executive Officer of Winpak Ltd., is pleased to announce the appointment of Kenneth P. Kuchma as Vice President and CFO of Winpak Ltd. effective January 1, 2008. Mr. Kuchma, a Chartered Accountant, is a University of Manitoba, B.Comm... Read More

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Cyphermint Chairman Appointed to Lead Mobile Payments Development Task Force

December 11, 2007

Marlborough, MA-December 10, 2007- Cyphermint, Inc., a leading provider of secure electronic payment solutions, announced today that Cyphermint's Chairman of the Board, Dr. Ivan Kuznetsov, has been named as Project Leader for Mobile Payments of the Information Communication Union (ICU) of Russia. Dr. Kuznetsov... Read More

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Thomson Scientific Announces Recipients of 2007 International Infostar Awards

December 10, 2007

Philadelphia, PA USA-London UK, December 5, 2007- Thomson Scientific, part of The Thomson Corporation (NYSE: TOC; TSX: TOC) and leading provider of information solutions to the worldwide research and business communities, has announced the three recipients of its 2007 International Quantum2 InfoStar Awards... Read More

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Dave Marquis Joins Board of Directors for RIMES

December 10, 2007

Lincoln, RI-based ChemArt Company president elected to local manufacturing association (Lincoln, RI) - December, 2007 - ChemArt announced today that Dave Marquis, President of ChemArt, will be joining the Board of Directors of RIMES. Marquis already holds a board position with another local manufacturing... Read More

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Dow, Chevron Phillips Chemical Name Leadership Team for Styrenics Joint Venture

December 10, 2007

MIDLAND, Mich. and THE WOODLANDS, Texas, Dec. 6 / -- The Dow Chemical Company (NYSE:DOW) and Chevron Phillips Chemical Company LP (Chevron Phillips Chemical) today announced the leadership team for their proposed styrenics joint venture. The new company, which will be known as Americas Styrenics, will be... Read More

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Allegheny Technologies Elects New Director

December 10, 2007

PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania -- December 6, 2007 -- Allegheny Technologies Incorporated (NYSE:ATI) announced today that J. Brett Harvey has been elected to the Company's Board of Directors. His election increases the number of directors to eleven. Mr. Harvey, 57, is President and Chief Executive Officer of CONSOL Energy... Read More

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Prototron Appoints Terry Kronz to Regional Sales Position in the Southeast

December 10, 2007

REDMOND: Dave Ryder President and owner of Prototron Circuits of Redmond Washington has announced the appointment of Terry Kronz to manage Prototron sales effort in the southeast. Ms. Kronz will report to Tom Carney Prototron's East Coast Regional Sales Manager In his new position, Ms. Kronz will be responsible... Read More