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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

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Davis-Standard Aftermarket Group Announces New Field Sales Engineers

July 9, 2007

(Pawcatuck, Conn.)--The Extrusion Systems Group of Davis-Standard, LLC recently announced the addition of the following new field sales engineers for its aftermarket department. They will be responsible for customer service activities, including selling, technical support, and assisting in the solution of equipment... Read More

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Composite Software Boosts Federal Government Team with Veteran Sales and Operations Appointments

July 9, 2007

SAN MATEO, Calif. - July 2, 2007 - Composite Software, Inc., the on-demand data integration company, today announced the appointment of Katy Mann and Pamela Sotnick as Federal Account Managers to its Federal Government practice. Mann and Sotnick bring more than 35 years of combined experience in high-technology... Read More

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Pete Martin to speak at Americas' Fire and Security Expo in Miami Beach, Florida July 25th, 2007

July 9, 2007

ATLANTA, GA., - AAID President, Pete Martin, will be speaking at the Americas' Fire and Security Expo July 25th at the Miami Beach Convention Center. He will be discussing how Passive long range RFID readers and Active tags can provide real-time, accurate emergency evacuation and mustering solutions for commercial... Read More

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Thermadyne Names Tom Wermert Marketing Manager for Americas Arc Welding

July 6, 2007

St. Louis, MO (June 6, 2007) - Thermadyne Industries, Inc., a global leader in cutting and welding products announced that Tom Wermert will serve as Marketing Manager for Americas Arc Welding. Wermert has been with the company for 13 years and was previously the Thermadyne's Global Product Manager for Filler... Read More

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UTStarcom Introduces Peter Blackmore as New Chief Operating Officer

July 5, 2007

ALAMEDA, Calif., June 28, 2007 -- UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and services, today announced that Peter Blackmore, formerly an executive vice president at Unisys Corporation, has joined the company as its new president and chief operating officer... Read More

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Davin Named Vice President and General Manager

July 5, 2007

SYRACUSE, N.Y. (June 28, 2007) - Pass & Seymour/Legrand (P&S), a leading provider of electrical wiring devices and home systems, announces the appointment of Pat Davin to vice president and general manager. In this role Davin will provide leadership for the overall success of the P&S brand. He'll claim... Read More

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Tyco Appoints Patrick Decker to Head Flow Control Segment

July 5, 2007

Princeton, N.J. - June 26, 2007 - Tyco International Ltd. (NYSE: TYC BXS: TYC) announces Patrick Decker (click here for image), 42, as the newly appointed president of Tyco Flow Control, a business segment of Tyco and one of the world's largest providers of flow control products. Decker joined Tyco in May 2003 as... Read More

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ABB names Enrique Santacana as Region Manager, North America and Head of ABB U.S.

July 5, 2007

Norwalk, Connecticut, June 29, 2007 - ABB has appointed Enrique Santacana as Region Manager, ABB North America and President & CEO of ABB Inc. USA, effective July 1, 2007. He replaces Dinesh Paliwal, who is leaving ABB at the end of June. Santacana will continue to be based in Norwalk, Connecticut. Most recently... Read More

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Earl Buchmann Joins Seiko I Infotech as Sales & Business Development Manager

July 5, 2007

San Diego, July 2, 2007- Seiko I Infotech-Americas has announced Earl Buchmann as the newest member of their sales management team. He comes to Seiko with a breadth of reprographic experience, (30-year industry veteran), holding numerous management positions at companies such as Xerox, Toshiba America and most... Read More