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Norplex-Micarta Appoints New Facilities Engineer/Maintenance Manager

November 26, 2007

POSTVILLE, IA - Norplex-Micarta, the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoset composites, announces the appointment of Dan Krammen to the position of Facilities Engineer/Maintenance Manager at the company's corporate headquarters in Postville, Iowa. Mr. Krammen will be responsible for overseeing and... Read More

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Fairchild Semiconductor Appoints Dr. Justin Chiang Senior Vice President of Its New Power Conversion, Industrial & Automotive Product Group

November 26, 2007

SAN JOSE, Calif.- November 14, 2007 - Fairchild Semiconductor (NYSE: FCS), the leading global supplier of high performance products that optimize system power, recently appointed Dr. Justin Chiang, Senior Vice President of the newly formed Power Conversion, Industrial & Automotive Product Group. This new... Read More

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Linetec's Andy Joswiak Elected to Second Term as Aluminum Anodizers Council's Board Chair

November 26, 2007

Wausau, Wis. -- Andy Joswiak, vice president of operations at Linetec, accepted a second, elected term to serve as chairman of the board overseeing the Aluminum Anodizers Council's (AAC's) North American board of directors. "Andy is a trusted leader who has earned a reputation as a knowledgeable, reliable... Read More

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P&S's Jack Wells to Receive First ANSI Electrotechnology Medal

November 26, 2007

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Nov. 5, 2007) - The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) named Jack Wells of Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S) the first recipient of its Elihu Thomson Electrotechnology Medal. Wells was honored at the 2007 ANSI Awards Banquet and Ceremony, Oct. 17 in Washington, D.C. The ANSI introduced this... Read More

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OnSSI Expands Sales Management Team to Meet IP Video Surveillance Growth

November 26, 2007

Adds Jason Glover as Sales Manager, Central Region. Suffern, NY (November 9, 2007) -- On-Net Surveillance Systems Inc. (OnSSI), the market leader in intelligent, open architecture IP-Based Video Surveillance software solutions, has announced the addition of Jason Glover as Sales Manager, Central Region. The... Read More

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Freeman Technology Appoints Application Specialist for the United States

November 26, 2007

November 2007: Welland, UK: Powder characterisation company Freeman Technology has appointed Jon Yin as Application Specialist for the United States. This is the company's first direct appointment in the US market. Managing director Reg Freeman confirmed that the move will enable Freeman Technology to further... Read More

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Pelican(TM) Names Kevin Deighton Vice President of Research and Product Development

November 26, 2007

TORRANCE, CA -­ November 6, 2007- With an eye toward future growth of the company, Pelican Products, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases for protecting valuable equipment has promoted Kevin Deighton to Vice President of Research and Product... Read More

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Pelican(TM) Expands Its International Operations Names High-Tech Supply Chain Executive Nick Newman Vice President

November 26, 2007

TORRANCE, CA -­ November 6, 2007- Continuing its dynamic global growth trend, Pelican(TM) Products, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced lighting systems and virtually indestructible cases for protecting valuable equipment has created the new position of Vice President of Worldwide Operations... Read More

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GE Fanuc's Charlie Gifford Receives Outstanding Contribution Award from MESA

November 26, 2007

Association Promoting Innovation and Best Practices In Operations-Centric Enterprise Solutions Recognizes Achievement In Technical Initiatives and Work CHARLOTTESVILLE, VA, NOVEMBER 5, 2007 GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, today announced that Charlie Gifford, GE Fanuc's Director... Read More

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Packet Island Expands Executive Team to Further Advance Rapid Growth in the Service Provider, SMB and Enterprise Marketplace

November 26, 2007

Cupertino, CA - Packet Island today announced the appointment of Don Lewis as vice president, service and Terry Howard, as Vice President, North American sales. "We are delighted to have Don and Terry join our team during this exciting growth period for Packet Island. Their industry credibility will serve us well... Read More

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ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. Announces Appointment of Anthony Caputo as Chief Executive Officer

November 21, 2007

CAMBRIDGE, ON, Nov. 19 / - ATS Automation Tooling Systems Inc. announced today that Anthony Caputo has been appointed as Chief Executive Officer. Mr. Caputo is an experienced senior executive and brings to the Company a solid track record of over 25 years of delivering performance, growth and value creation in... Read More

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Burgon Tool Steel Announces New Appointment

November 20, 2007

Burgon Tool Steel (Portsmouth, NH) announces the appointment of Dan Eagan, Territory Manager, to the Burgon Sales Team. Dan will manage Burgon's sales and marketing initiatives in the Pennsylvania and Maryland territories. Dan is a Marine Corp. veteran and prior to joining Burgon worked for the industrial supply... Read More

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Landrex Appoints Todd Malesky Western Reg. Sales Manager

November 20, 2007

Santa Clara, California, USA -- Todd Malesky has joined Landrex Technologies, Inc. as Western Regional Sales Manager, it was announced today. In his new role, Malesky is responsible for sales and marketing in the Western half of North America and all of South America, managing and supporting current representatives... Read More

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Rittal Corporation Announces Appointment of New President

November 19, 2007

SPRINGFIELD, OH, October 2007 - Rittal Corporation, headquartered in Springfield, Ohio, is announcing the appointment of Arnold Buescher as its new president. Buescher comes to Rittal Corporation from its Germany-based parent company, Rittal GmbH & Co. KG, the world's leading enclosure manufacturer. While at Rittal... Read More

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Vision Engineering Targets Expansion Into Mexico With Appointments of Alberto Cuenca and Fred Modoyan

November 19, 2007

New Milford, CT: With a strategic emphasis on business expansion into Mexico, Vision Engineering announces the appointment of Ing. Alberto Cuenca as Regional Manager, Mexico, and Fred Modoyan, Western Regional Metrology Manager. "While Mexico has continually provided business opportunities, we believe that the... Read More

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McClarin Plastics' Kennedy Honored

November 19, 2007

Congratulations to Todd Kennedy, owner of thermoformer McClarin Plastics Inc. in Hanover, Pa., who was named Entrepreneur of the Year by the Hanover Area Chamber of Commerce. The Evening Sun newspaper in Hanover mentioned the award in a story today, noting that Kennedy has led McClarin Plastics since 1983, and... Read More

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Schneider Electric North American Operating Division Announces Kristin Johnson-Holz as New Vice President of Marketing

November 19, 2007

PALATINE, Ill. - October 31, 2007 - The Schneider Electric North American Operating Division today announced that Kristin Johnson-Holz has joined the management team as vice president of marketing. In her role, Johnson-Holz will report to Chris Curtis, president of Schneider Electric USA, and is responsible for... Read More

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Sudipta Bhattacharya Appointed President of Wonderware Business Unit of Invensys

November 19, 2007

LAKE FOREST, Calif., Nov. 5, 2007 -- British engineering firm Invensys plc (ISYS.L) today announced that Sudipta Bhattacharya was taking on a new role within the organization as president of the Wonderware business unit of Invensys. In his new position, Sudipta will report to Ulf Henriksson, CEO of Invensys. "I am... Read More

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Great Northern Corporation Announces Leadership Succession

November 19, 2007

Annual meeting in April will see Davis become CEO and Raaths become chairman of the board Appleton, Wis. Nov 5, 2007- Robert W. Brown and J. James Davis, founders and co-chairmen of the board of Great Northern Corporation, announced that the company's leadership succession plan will be implemented at the annual... Read More

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Cattron Assigns Industrial Sales Manager for Brazil

November 19, 2007

São Paulo, Brazil (November 5, 2007) - Cattron Group International, a leading global manufacturer of remote control products and professional services for the industrial, mining, commercial mobile and railroad markets, announced today the appointment of Marlon Piva as Industrial Sales Manager for Cattron-Theimeg... Read More