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Peter Hong Joins Alcoa As Vice President And Treasurer

April 2, 2007

NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that Peter Hong, 48, will join the company as Vice President and Treasurer, effective April 11. He succeeds William B. Plummer, who resigned from Alcoa to join Dow Jones & Company. Mr. Hong will be responsible for all global treasury activities, including risk, cash, and... Read More

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Rick Johnson Elevated to IT Director for Hendrickson

April 2, 2007

ITASCA, Ill. - Rick Johnson recently assumed duties as director, information technology (IT), for Hendrickson, announced Gary Gerstenslager, Hendrickson president and chief operating officer. Based at Hendrickson's Woodridge facility, Johnson takes responsibility for the leadership and technical direction of the... Read More

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Sean Coleman Assumes Director of Program Management Post for Hendrickson Truck Suspension Systems

April 2, 2007

WOODRIDGE, Ill. - Sean Coleman returned from Hendrickson corporate sales to Hendrickson Truck Suspension Systems in the role of director of program management. Coleman's responsibilities include leading all program management initiatives for the division. His technical background, coupled with his previous... Read More

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Stephen Gill Named Chairman of the Board, M. C. Gill Corporation

April 2, 2007

El Monte, California - Merwyn C. Gill, founder and composites pioneer, announced that his son, Stephen Gill, has been elected to the position of Chairman of the Board of the M. C. Gill Corporation. Stephen first joined M.C. Gill Corporation in a part time capacity while in high school. He continued his employment... Read More

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Indium Corporation Adds Sales Rep in the US Northeast

April 2, 2007

Indium Corporation announced that LFG Micro has been appointed as a sales representative in the Northeast, covering New Jersey, Eastern Pennsylvania, and Southeastern New York State. LFG Micro is responsible for the sales and service of Indium's engineered solder products and non-SMT materials, including... Read More

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Tai Wang, Co-Principal of W.A.C. Lighting, Nominated for "2007 Ellis Island Medal of Honor

April 2, 2007

NEW YORK March 16: Tai Wang, co-principal and co-founder of W.A.C. Lighting, has been nominated for the prestigious 2007 Ellis Island Medal of Honor, an award presented by NECO, the National Ethnic Coalition of Organizations Foundation, Inc. The Medal of Honor is presented to outstanding American citizens, from... Read More

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Equinix Names Former HP Executive, Stephen M. Smith, CEO

March 30, 2007

Former CEO Peter Van Camp Will Continue to Play Significant Role at Equinix as Executive Chairman Foster City, CA - March 19, 2007 - Equinix, Inc. (Nasdaq: EQIX), the leading provider of network-neutral data centers and Internet exchange services, today announced that Stephen M. Smith has been named chief executive... Read More

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New Eastern Regional Manager for IFS Sales

March 30, 2007

NEWTOWN, Conn., March 14: International Fiber Systems part of GE and the leading manufacturer of fiber optic transmission networking equipment, has announced the hiring of Guy Walker, formerly of Optelecom/NKF, to manage the IFS Northeastern Sales Region. Guy will concentrate on supporting sales of IFS fiber optic... Read More

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Ralph Gabriel Honored as Hydraulic Institute Member of the Year

March 30, 2007

PARSIPPANY, NJ, March 19: Ralph Gabriel, Chief Engineer at John Crane Inc., based in Morton Grove, Illinois, has been honored as the Hydraulic Institute (HI) Member of the Year. The award was presented to Gabriel at HI's 90th Annual Meeting, recently held in San Antonio, Texas. Gabriel has led the Seals Committee... Read More

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Kasenna CEO to Speak on Global IPTV Rollouts at Spring VON 2007

March 30, 2007

Kasenna to Share its Views on IPTV Rollouts and Content Storage Platforms at the Conference SAN JOSE, Calif., March 19 / -- Spring VON 2007 -- Kasenna, The IPTV Company(TM), announced today that its executives will share their views and perspectives on IPTV deployments world-wide, storage platform considerations... Read More

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Besa Lighting Appoints Joan Miller Director of Sales and Marketing

March 30, 2007

Blacklick, Ohio--- Besa Lighting has appointed Joan Miller to Director of Sales and Marketing. Besa Lighting is a leading designer and manufacturer of decorative lighting. Joan brings 20 years of lighting industry experience, with Lightolier, Progress and Designers Fountain. Along with supporting current sales... Read More

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DataLase Appoints New Chairman to Its Board of Directors

March 30, 2007

March 19, 2007 - DataLase, originator of the award winning DataLase process has appointed Board member Trevor Bailey to the position of Chairman. Previously a Non-Executive Director at DataLase, in his new capacity as Chairman Trevor will ensure that the relationship between new and current investors, Board members... Read More

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John Genovesi Named Rockwell Automation Automotive, Tire and Rubber Industry Vice President

March 30, 2007

MILWAUKEE, March 29: Rockwell Automation has named John Genovesi vice president of its automotive, tire and rubber industry initiative. In his new role, Genovesi will lead the company's global sales efforts directed at helping automotive, tire and rubber machine builders, components suppliers and end manufacturers... Read More

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Werner Lang Appointed as Interim Head of Feintool Plastic/Metal Components Division

March 30, 2007

The Feintool Group, a leading technology and systems provider and a global components supplier based in Lyss (Switzerland), has appointed Werner Lang as the interim head of its Plastic/Metal Components Division and as General Manager of Mühlemann AG in Biberist. Feintool's Group management is pleased to announce... Read More

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KROHNE Names Dr. Thomas Musch as Director of its New Corporate Research Division

March 30, 2007

KROHNE, Inc., a global technology leader in the development, manufacture and distribution of accurate, reliable and cost-effective level and flow measurement products for the process industries, is one of the most successful companies in its industry, proving to be a prime market competitor in the presence of other... Read More

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Indium Corporation Adds to Marketing Staff

March 30, 2007

Indium Corporation announced that Seth Homer has been promoted to Product Support Specialist for Engineered Materials. In addition, Rui "Anny" Zhang has been hired as Product Specialist for Indium's Solder Paste products. Seth and Anny are both located at Indium's Global Headquarters in Clinton, NY, USA. Seth is... Read More

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Dow Corning Names New Manager for Construction and Xiameter Marketing Communications

March 30, 2007

MIDLAND, Mich. - March 20, 2007 - Dow Corning Corporation has named Stacy Coughlin as the new global marketing communications and e-business manager for two Dow Corning industries - XIAMETER® and Construction. In this role, Coughlin will oversee the creation and implementation of marketing communication... Read More

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FCI Appoints Bopp & Reuther Messtechnik as Exclusive Distributor Firm in Germany

March 30, 2007

San Marcos, CA- March 28 , 2007-Fluid Components International, a global leader in industrial process mass flow and level solutions, announces today a new distribution partnership with Bopp & Reuther Messtechnik GmbH in Germany. This expanded sales and support capability will help FCI meet the growing demand for... Read More

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Perkins Named Managing Director of Drives Services, USA

March 30, 2007

(Will lead Services Team from base in New Berlin, WI) NEW BERLIN, WI, March 29, 2007. . . Jim Perkins has been named managing director of Drives Services, USA for ABB, according to Rick Hepperla, senior vice president and general manager - Low Voltage Drives. Perkins will have additional matrix reporting to Aaron... Read More

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Neil Carr Named Rohm and Haas Director, Procurement and Logistics

March 30, 2007

Philadelphia, PA March 15, 2007 - Neil Carr has been named Rohm and Haas Director, Procurement and Logistics. In his new role, Mr. Carr will build on the current goals and strategies of the Procurement and Logistics organization and assure continuity in initiatives and relationships with suppliers and... Read More