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New Expert Perspective Article Features Kopp's CEO, Grant M. Wirth, on the Company's Continued Success and What Lies Ahead

March 12, 2014

In its nearly 90 year history, Kopp Glass has mastered the ability to adapt and respond to emerging technologies while continuously reinvigorating key elements of its value proposition which help to drive the profitability of their customers. PITTSBURGH, Pennsylvania  – What is it that makes Kopp Glass one of... Read More

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OMAX Hires Chris Baer as Senior Sales Manager, Government and Education

March 6, 2014

KENT, Wash. – OMAX® Corporation, a global leader in the design and manufacture of advanced abrasive waterjet cutting technology, recently named Chris Baer its new senior sales manager, government and education. Baer is replacing Steve Brown, who will retire on March 31, 2014, after 10 years with the company. Baer... Read More

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Electro-Matic Names Richard Laramee as President and COO

March 6, 2014

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI—Electro-Matic Products, Inc. today announces the appointment of Richard S. Laramee as President and Chief Operating Officer. Mr. Laramee will be responsible for Electro-Matic’s innovative technology strategies and will lead the company’s Automation Distribution, Connectivity, Visual Products and... Read More

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Bunting Magnetics Adds Central US Sales Representatives

March 6, 2014

Newton, KS – Bunting® Magnetics Co.--producer of precision magnetic products for the worldwide food, recycling, printing, automobile, plastics, and electronics industries--has named two sales representatives for the states of Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, and Missouri. Steve Swaney... Read More

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Multisorb Hires Bo Thompson as Business Development Leader - Electronics Packaging

March 5, 2014

Buffalo, New York – Multisorb Technologies is pleased to announce that Bo Thompson has recently joined the company as its newest business development leader for the electronics packaging sector. This action underscores Multisorb’s efforts to continually support and grow this large and complex market. Thompson, a... Read More

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Maxcess Appoints Global Product Manager for Webex Precision Roll Products

March 5, 2014

George Cozzarin will lead product initiatives for Heat Transfer, Vacuum, Bowed, and Idler Roll Products. Neenah, Wis. – Maxcess International has recently named George Cozzarin as Global Product Manager for precision roll products. In this position, George will lead product line initiatives, including product... Read More

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Hudson Technologies Names Paul Shacklady Director of Manufacturing Engineering

March 5, 2014

ORMOND BEACH, Fla.  – Paul Shacklady has joined Hudson Technologies as the Director of Manufacturing Engineering. Shacklady is responsible for leading the Engineering, Tool Room and Maintenance teams. The Engineering team at Hudson Technologies includes manufacturing engineering, tool design and project management... Read More

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ExOne Appoints Timothy R. Pierce as U.S. Chief Operating Officer

March 4, 2014

North Huntingdon, PA – The ExOne Company (NASDAQ: XONE) ("ExOne" or "the Company"), a global provider of three-dimensional ("3D") printing machines and printed products to industrial customers, announced that Timothy R. Pierce has joined the Company effective March 3, 2014 as U.S. Chief Operating Officer. David... Read More

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Andrew Novetzke Appointed U.S. Nameplate Company President

March 3, 2014

Mt. Vernon, Iowa – U.S. Nameplate Company announces the appointment of Mr. Andrew Novetzke as President of U.S. Nameplate Company of Mt. Vernon, Iowa.  Andrew began his career early on working for the company, owned by his father, Richard Novetzke, doing odd jobs and operating equipment during summer breaks... Read More

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Gerhardt Wissler Joins Ametek Chemical Products as Senior Technical Manager

February 28, 2014

NESQUEHONING, PA - Gerhardt (Gerry) Wissler Ph.D. has joined AMETEK Chemical Products as Senior Technical Manager to lead production process improvement at its Westchester Plastics business unit. Westchester Plastics is a leading independent toll compounder of engineered compounds, alloys, blends, reactive modifiers... Read More

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James Dawson Appoints First Ever Chinese National General Manager of Its Operations in Shanghai

February 27, 2014

James Dawson - the engineer of bespoke advanced silicone and organic rubber products - has appointed Chinese national Pan Feng as General Manager for Dawson Polymer Products in Shanghai, and Indian national Amit Kaul as Sales Manager-India in New Delhi. Amit will report directly to Pan Feng in Shanghai, whom will... Read More

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Bob Williams Appointed VP of Sales and Marketing at Axon

February 27, 2014

Williams joins Axon at a time when this Pro Mach division has launched an extensive series of new products and packaging technology innovations. RALEIGH, North Carolina — Axon, powered by Pro Mach, announced today that packaging industry veteran Bob Williams has joined the division as Vice President of Sales and... Read More

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Ossid Appoints Robert McLaughlin Regional Sales Manager

February 27, 2014

McLaughlin brings experience selling packaging equipment and serving Latin American customers to his new position. ROCKY MOUNT, N.C. — Ossid, powered by Pro Mach, hired Robert McLaughlin as Regional Sales Manager for the company. His primary role will be to oversee Ossid’s sales efforts in the lower Midwest and... Read More

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Employee Announcement - Andres Echeverri

February 27, 2014

Andres Echeverri has been appointed International Sales Manager for Hercules Sealing Products in Clearwater, Florida. Andres previously held the position of Business Development Manager / Latin America for Bulldog Sales at Hercules. Andres holds a BA MBA in International Business and Commerce from University of San... Read More

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MC Machinery Appoints Alan Hallmann to National Sales Manager, Milling/Turning Division

February 27, 2014

Wood Dale, IL – MC Machinery Systems Inc. is pleased to welcome Alan Hallmann in his new role as National Sales Manager–Milling/Turning. He is a proven professional, with more than 30 years of experience in the manufacturing industry, including service, sales, and manufacturing operations. “I’m excited to hit the... Read More

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Montalvo Announces New Vice President of Engineering

February 25, 2014

Gorham, ME, USA – Jon Hanson has joined The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in web tension control, as Vice President of Engineering. Mr. Hanson will lead the development, management and execution of all engineering initiatives including new product development, enhancing existing products, custom... Read More

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Top Value Fabrics Hires Business Development Manager Michael Compton

February 25, 2014

CARMEL, Indiana – Top Value Fabrics has hired Michael Compton as Business Development Manager. With over 13 years of expertise working in all aspects of digital printing on textiles, Mike’s areas of influence have included North America, South America and Europe. Compton has joined Top Value Fabrics to support the... Read More

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NewAge® Industries Welcomes New Midwest Sales Manager

February 24, 2014

New Position Brings Local Representation to Eight States Southampton, Pa. – NewAge announces the appointment of Michael L. Yakes as Midwest Regional Sales Manager, a new position established to better service the company’s current customers and to expand business. NewAge Industries manufactures plastic and rubber... Read More

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National Packaging Organization Elects Suzanne Fenton to Board of Directors

February 24, 2014

St. Louis, Mo. – Suzanne Fenton, director of marketing, TricorBraun, has been elected to the board of directors of the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP), the most prestigious trade organization representing the packaging industry. In 2013, Ms. Fenton was inducted into the organizations College of Fellows... Read More

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Eriez­® Adds Marketing Programs Specialist

February 24, 2014

Erie, PA – Charlie Ingram, Eriez® Vice President of Sales and Marketing, announces that Mitch Graham has been appointed to fill the new position of Marketing Programs Specialist within Eriez’ Marketing Communications Department. Graham will report to John Blicha, Director of Corporate Marketing Communications. In... Read More