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Sandra Beach Lin Named Ticona President and Celanese Executive Vice President

July 12, 2007

Florence, Ky., July 9, 2007 - Sandra (Sandy) Beach Lin was named president of Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese Corporation, and executive vice president of Celanese. She replaces Lyndon Cole, who has announced his retirement and will remain with the company during a transition period... Read More

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Cyclonaire Hires Components Manager to Oversee New Division

July 11, 2007

YORK, NE - A former Fortune 100-company marketing associate and military veteran has joined Cyclonaire Corporation to head the manufacturer's new Components division. Mike Beaver, of York, NE, recently assumed the Components Sales Manager role at the company, which manufactures bulk material handling systems... Read More

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METTLER TOLEDO Safeline Announces New X-ray Product Manager

July 11, 2007

Tampa, Florida, June 29, 2007 - Mettler-Toledo Safeline, Inc., the worldwide leader in metal detection and x-ray inspection equipment, announces the appointment of Robert Scott as Product Manager of X-ray Inspection in Tampa, Florida. This new position was created to promote the company's rapidly growing x-ray... Read More

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Wilson Tool Names Brian Robinson New CEO

July 11, 2007

Company founder Ken Wilson will continue as advisor to Robinson, board of governors WHITE BEAR LAKE, MINN. (June 26, 2007) - Wilson Tool International has named Brian Robinson as its new CEO. Robinson, a Wilson Tool employee since 1991 and co-president since 1999, has full responsibility and authority to manage... Read More

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Patrick Trippel Named President of Henkel's Aerospace Group

July 11, 2007

Henkel Corporation today announced the appointment of Patrick Trippel to the position of President for the company's aerospace group. Trippel currently serves as President of the electronics group of Henkel and will maintain these duties while expanding his role to include leadership of the aerospace... Read More

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DEK Names New Business Manager for Western Region

July 11, 2007

DEK continues to strengthen its Americas business team, today announcing the appointment of Mr. Aram Kardjian to the position of Western Regional Business Manager. While the company maintains its leading position in and commitment to the traditional SMT market, DEK has also developed innovative materials... Read More

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New Sales Manager at HELLER Machine Tools

July 11, 2007

Tracy C. Ellis has been appointed Manager, Sales, Machines Group, HELLER Machine Tools (US), in Troy, Michigan. According to Robert Pelachyk, President/CEO, Ellis' appointment is part of a multi- level growth plan for HELLER in North America. A new division at HELLER, the Machines Group will focus primarily on... Read More

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Hydraulics Operations Names Uday Yadav to Lead Asia Pacific Region

July 11, 2007

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. ... Diversified industrial manufacturer Eaton Corporation recently named Uday Yadav vice president and general manager of the company's Hydraulics Operations in the Asia Pacific region, effective July 1. Yadav will report to William VanArsdale, Eaton vice president and president - Hydraulics... Read More

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Elliott Joins EMS Group as Director of Strategic Planning

July 11, 2007

Houston, TX - June 26, 2007 - Officials at EMS Group; recognized as one of the largest providers of pipeline operations & maintenance in the United States services, today announced that Ms. Teri Elliott will be joining the firm as Director of Strategic Planning. In this newly created position, she will be... Read More

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Nordson Names Frank Burkus New Business Development Manager

July 11, 2007

DULUTH, Georgia - June 27, 2007 - Frank Burkus recently joined Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) as global business development manager for new materials in the Adhesive Systems Group. Frank will be based in Duluth, Georgia, reporting to Eric Luftig, global marketing manager for Nordson's Adhesive Systems Group... Read More

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DE-STA-CO Appoints New Director of Product Management for Electric and Conveyor Products

July 11, 2007

Auburn Hills, Michigan, June 28, 2007 - DE-STA-CO is pleased to announce the promotion of Aaron Henry to the position of Director of Product Management for Electric and Conveyor Products. In his new role, Mr. Henry will be charged with rationalizing DE-STA-CO's Electric and Conveyor product lines on a global... Read More

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Plaia Named Vice President/General Manager of Commercial/Industrial Business

July 11, 2007

Little Neck, NY, June 29, 2007 - Leviton Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Ed Plaia as Vice President/General Manager for the company's Commercial and Industrial business. In his new post, Plaia will lead product management, marketing and engineering operations for the company's... Read More

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STIHL Announces Personnel Changes

July 11, 2007

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA - STIHL Inc. announces changes in its sales and product management team: Kent Hall, a STIHL veteran with over 17 years with STIHL has moved from his position in power tools to product manager for the chain saw line. With the company for 13 years, previously in purchasing, Marv Mathwig has taken... Read More

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Dow Corning's Presentation Awarded "Best Paper" at Coatings for Plastics Symposium

July 11, 2007

Dow Corning's presentation awarded "Best Paper" at Coatings for Plastics Symposium MIDLAND, MICHIGAN, USA - A presentation given by Dow Corning's Fluorine Technology Program Sales Development Manager Steven R. Block at this month's 10th Annual International Coatings for Plastics Symposium(TM) was awarded "The Best... Read More

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SPE® to Give General Motors' James Queen Its Executive Leadership Award This November

July 11, 2007

(06/30/07) TROY, (DETROIT) MICH. - James E. Queen, group vice-president for Global Engineering at General Motors Corp. (GM) has been named the 2007 recipient of the prestigious Executive Leadership Award by the Automotive Division of the Society of Plastics Engineers International (SPE®). Queen will receive his... Read More

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SPE® Selects Lawrence Burns from GM to Receive Global Engineering Leadership Award

July 11, 2007

TROY, (DETROIT) MICH. - Lawrence (Larry) Burns, vice-president, Research & Development and Strategic Planning at General Motors Corp. (GM) is the 2007 recipient of the SPE® Automotive Division's Global Executive Engineering Leadership Award. Burns will be fêted at this year's 37th-annual SPE Automotive Innovation... Read More

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Wugofski Named Handmark Chief Technology Officer

July 11, 2007

Mobile media leader focuses on global opportunities KANSAS CITY, MO (July 9, 2007) - Reflecting its success as a global leader in the mobile content industry, Handmark today announced the appointment of Ted Wugofski as Chief Technology Officer (CTO). Wugofski will be responsible for the timely delivery of quality... Read More

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KMT Waterjet Systems Inc. Announces New U.S. Based Marketing Manager and New Regional Sales Manager in Mexico

July 11, 2007

KMT Waterjet Systems Inc. has appointed Robert Pedrazas as Marketing Manager for the Americas in their Global Headquarters located in Baxter Springs, KS and Antonio Diaz as Regional Sales Manager - Mexico. Most recently, Pedrazas was Vice President of Marketing, National Partitions in Knoxville, TN and has a total... Read More

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AddisonMckee Appoints Korean Service Engineer

July 10, 2007

World-leading tube manipulation technology providers, AddisonMckee, have appointed Mr. Sung Soo Kim as their service engineer for South Korea. Currently receiving extensive product familiarization training at AddisonMckee's UK-based technology and manufacturing center, Mr. Kim has an impressive background across... Read More

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DMP Welcomes Jeffrey McAleer as New Vice President of Sales

July 9, 2007

Springfield, Missouri - June 30, 2007 - Jeffrey McAleer has been named Vice President of Sales at Digital Monitoring Products (DMP). McAleer brings to DMP a broad range of operations, customer service, and sales experience in electronic security, physical security, fire protection services, and central station... Read More