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Goodfellow Corporation Names Rick LaMar Technical Product Specialist for North America

August 6, 2007

Oakdale, PA ... July 10, 2007 ... Goodfellow, a leading global supplier of metals and materials for research and product design, is pleased to announce the appointment of Rick LaMar as technical product specialist. Mr. LaMar will be the primary point of contact for customers in North America who have technical... Read More

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Jergens, Inc. Names Matthew Schron General Manager of Jergens Industrial Supply

August 6, 2007

August 1, 2007-Cleveland, Ohio-Matthew Schron has been promoted to General Manager of Jergens Industrial Supply (JIS), a division of Jergens, Inc. With Jergens for 14 years, Mr. Schron previously held the position of Product Manager. In his new position, Mr. Schron will be responsible for all business operations for... Read More

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Flow International Appoints Charles Brown as Chief Executive Officer

August 6, 2007

KENT, Wash. -- Flow International, Corp. (Nasdaq: FLOW), the leader in the development and manufacture of ultrahigh-pressure water jet technology, today announced that the Board of Directors has named Charles "Charley" Brown as the Company's new Chief Executive Officer, effective upon the retirement of Stephen... Read More

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Hirschmann Announces New Automation Division for Expanding Markets

August 6, 2007

HIRSCHMANN Engineering U.S.A., Inc., Elgin, Illinois, June 2007. Peter Knowles, President, announces the formation of a new division, HIRSCHMAN Automation LLC. This new division, located at HIRSCHMANN U.S.A. Headquarters will be led by Michael P. Rogers, who was recently named President of the new division. Rogers... Read More

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AEM Names New Directors

August 6, 2007

Ingersoll Rand and JLG Industries Executives Serve On Board of Equipment Manufacturers' Trade Group The Association of Equipment Manufacturers (AEM) has named two industry executives to the AEM Board of Directors. They are: o Richard F. Pedtke, Senior Vice President and President, Compact Vehicle Technologies of... Read More

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Chick Promotes Doug Sain to Sales Manager

August 6, 2007

August 1, 2007 - Warrendale PA - Chick Workholding Solutions, Inc. announced today that Douglas Sain has been promoted to Sales Manager for the United States and Canada. Sain has been an employee of Chick since 2003 and previous to the promotion was the Business Developer for the South Eastern Region of the United... Read More

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Kaman Industrial Technologies Announces Promotions

August 6, 2007

WINDSOR, Connecticut (July 6, 2007) - Kaman Industrial Technologies today announced the promotion of Mark C. Chmielecki to director, compensation & benefits, reporting to Robert F. Goff, vice president, human resources and James G. Sage to director, corporate purchasing, reporting to Michael J. Pastore, vice... Read More

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KMT Robotic Solutions Appoints Jeff Connell Auburn Hills Plant Manager

August 6, 2007

AUBURN HILLS, MIch. July 10, 2007 - KMT Robotic Solutions, Inc. General Manager Jerry Kuhn announced the appointment of Jeff Connell to the position of plant manager. In his new role, Connell oversees all activities related to manufacturing as well as facility and grounds maintenance. "Jeff's experience with lean... Read More

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Quickfilter Technologies Announces Appointment of Dr. Ed Staiano as Co-CEO and Chairman of the Board, Effective August 1, 2007

August 6, 2007

ALLEN, TX - Quickfilter Technologies, Inc., a fabless semiconductor company that develops mixed-signal ICs for programmable analog-to-digital processing, today announced the appointment of Dr. Ed Staiano to the position of Co-CEO and Chairman of the Board, effective August 1st. At present, Dr. Staiano serves on the... Read More

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Industrial Controls Hires New Territory Account Manager for Ohio

August 6, 2007

Wanamassa, NJ - July 25, 2007 - Industrial Controls Distributors, LLC, the largest distributor of commercial and industrial controls and instrumentation in the Northeast and Midwest United States has hired Tim Gainer as an account manager for their Ohio office. Tim comes to Industrial Controls with 13 years of... Read More

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Mazak Names Ben Schawe Vice President of Manufacturing

August 6, 2007

(FLORENCE, KY, July 27, 2007) - Mazak Corporation announces it has promoted Plant Manager Ben Schawe, a 30-year Mazak veteran, to Vice President of Manufacturing, effective immediately. As Schawe began his Mazak career seeking to work with the latest equipment, it's fitting that his promotion comes during another... Read More

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DE-STA-CO Names New Marketing Communications Manager

August 6, 2007

Auburn Hills, Michigan, July 26, 2007 - DE-STA-CO is pleased to announce the appointment of Pamela Okopny to the position of Marketing Communications Manager. "Pamela brings over seven years of diverse marketing communications experience to DE-STA-CO," said John Bubnikovich, Director of Marketing. "Her exceptional... Read More

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Vyyo Expands Cable Expertise; Names Former Charter Technology VP David Feldman as CTO

August 3, 2007

NORCROSS, Ga., July 3, 2007 -- Vyyo Inc. (Nasdaq: VYYO), a supplier of broadband access equipment for cable system operators, announced today that it has strengthened the cable industry expertise of its executive management team through the selection of David Feldman as the company's Chief Technology Officer... Read More

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Firwin Corp - New Faces in Customer Service and Marketing.

August 3, 2007

Firwin Corp, a Toronto-based manufacturer of removable insulation blankets, is pleased to announce the recent hiring of new personnel in customer service and marketing. Chris Heck was recently added to Firwin's customer service department. "Our business continues to grow, and we want to ensure that the high level... Read More

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EMA Promotes Scott Crawford And Andi Mann to Research Director

August 3, 2007

Crawford and Mann drive expansion of systems management and security practices for growing IT management research and consulting firm BOULDER, Colo., July 31, 2007, Enterprise Management Associates (EMA), the leading independent IT management research and consulting firm, today announced that Scott Crawford and... Read More

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FKI Logistex Announces Appointment of General Director for Mexico Operations

August 1, 2007

Manuel Barragan Ramirez brings more than 15 years of material handling experience to company (St. Louis, Missouri, USA: June 21, 2007) FKI Logistex® (www.fkilogistex.com), a global leader in integrated material handling solutions, announces the appointment of Manuel Barragan Ramirez as general director of FKI... Read More

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News from Wall Colmonoy

August 1, 2007

Wall Colmonoy Corporation (WCC) Madison Heights, MI announces that Errol Cadet has accepted the position of Manager of Production for their Aerobraze Division in Cincinnati. Errol began his formal education in Trinidad and Tobago and went on to attend Rockland Community college in New York. Errol is new to the WCC... Read More

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Multisorb Technologies Executive Thomas H. Powers Receives Lifetime Achievement Award from the Institute of Food Technology

August 1, 2007

(Buffalo, NY - July 30, 2007) - In recognition of a lifetime of accomplishments in food packaging technology, the Food Packaging Division of the Institute of Food Technology (IFT) awarded the Riester-Davis Award to Tom Powers, Director of Marketing and R&D at Multisorb Technologies. The award was presented to... Read More

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Barry-Wehmiller Promotes Brian Wellinghoff to Director, L3 Journey

August 1, 2007

ST. LOUIS - July 30, 2007 - Rhonda Spencer, Director of Organizational Empowerment at Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc., has announced the promotion of Brian Wellinghoff to Director, L3 Journey. Also known as a "Living Legacy of Leadership," this unique leadership model is designed to bring Lean Enterprise thinking in... Read More

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Michael Brancato Named President of KHS USA, Inc.

August 1, 2007

Michael Brancato Named President of KHS USA, Inc. Waukesha, Wis. - KHS named Mr. Michael Brancato as President of KHS USA, Inc. overseeing the operations in the United States and Canada for KHS. In this capacity, he will be responsible for the management of more than 500 employees and working closely with the KHS... Read More