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Leviton Manufacturing Company Names New Chief Operating Officer

March 15, 2007

Little Neck, NY, Dec 15, (2006): Leviton Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the appointment of Daryoush Larizadeh to the newly-created position of Chief Operating Officer (COO). A member of Leviton's executive committee and senior management team, Larizadeh will serve as chairman of the company's operating... Read More

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Mitchell Promoted to Technical Sales Specialist for Leviton Lighting Management Systems Division

March 15, 2007

Little Neck, NY, October 14, (2006): Leviton Manufacturing Company is pleased to announce the promotion of Keith Mitchell to the position of Technical Sales Specialist for the company's Lighting Management System Division. Mitchell joined Leviton in 2000 as a Business Development/Specification Specialist covering... Read More

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Adams Magnetic Products Names National Logistics Manager, HR Manager and Tradeshow Coordinator

March 15, 2007

Elmhurst, Illinois -- Adams Magnetic Products Co. has added Jim Vitek as logistics manager; Sharon Rakowski, SPHR, as human resources manager; and Adrianne Joyner as tradeshow coordinator. Each contributes to the company's national operations including flexible magnets, magnet assemblies and devices, ferrite cores... Read More

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Dr. Richard H. Carmona, 17th United States Surgeon General, Joins TASER International Board of Directors

March 15, 2007

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 13, 2007 -- TASER International, Inc. (NASDAQ: TASR), a market leader in advanced electronic control devices, today announced that the 17th Surgeon General of the United States, Richard H. Carmona, M.D., M.P.H., FACS, has joined the Board of Directors of TASER International, Inc. effective... Read More

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Vice President Recognized for Assistance with E9-1-1 Communications

March 15, 2007

HOLMDEL, N.J., March 13: Stephen Seitz, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs for Vonage, has been named Industry Professional of the Year by the E9-1-1 Institute in Washington, D.C., for demonstrating exceptional contributions towards the advancement of emergency 9-1-1 communications, specifically overseeing... Read More

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KMT Robotic Solutions is Created, Appoints President

March 15, 2007

AUBURN HILLS, Mich., March 13: Kevin McManus has been appointed president of The KMT Group's newly-formed Robotic Solutions business area. McManus, who served as president of recently-acquired Robotic Production Technology (RPT) since 1999, will now oversee operations at KMT Robotic Solutions, Inc. in Auburn Hills... Read More

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McGee Appointed Marathon Quality Manager

March 15, 2007

David McGee has been appointed Quality Manager for Marathon Equipment Company, the Vernon, Ala.-based manufacturer of waste-handling, recycling, and scrap-processing equipment. David is responsible for developing and implementing quality assurance processes across all Marathon locations. David brings 23 years of... Read More

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New Addition to Chemir's Pharmaceutical Division

March 15, 2007

September 19, 2006, St. Louis, MO - Chemir Analytical Services is proud to announce the hiring of Lawrence (Bob) R. Lima III, Ph.D, as Vice President - Pharmaceutical Services. Dr. Lima directs the growing drug development services of Chemir's Maryland Heights facility. "The pharmaceutical and medical device... Read More

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New Sales Office in Bremen, Germany; New International Sales Manager

March 15, 2007

Elsner Engineering Works, Inc. is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Uwe Gerigk as our International Sales Manager and the concurrent opening of our new sales office in Bremen, Germany. Mr. Gerigk will have initial direct sales responsibility for Elsner equipment sales in northern and eastern Europe, the Middle... Read More

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At Semico Summit, National Semiconductor CEO Brian Halla Highlights Key Trends That Will Fuel Chip Demand

March 14, 2007

Megatrends Include Surveillance and Analog-Enabled Medical Applications SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., March 12 / -- Brian Halla, chairman and chief executive officer of National Semiconductor Corporation (NYSE:NSM), today spotlighted a host of new trends that will drive semiconductor demand. He made his remarks during an... Read More

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Gems(TM) Sensors & Controls Appoints Muriel Bras-Jorge as new President.

March 14, 2007

Plainville CT, Novr 1, (2006): Gems(TM) Sensors & Controls (Gems), a global leader in liquid level, pressure, and flow sensors and miniature solenoid valves, today announced the appointment of Muriel Bras-Jorge to the position of President. Mrs. Bras-Jorge, a proven executive with deep experience in engineering... Read More

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Michael V. Schrock Named President and Chief Operating Officer for Pentair

March 13, 2007

GOLDEN VALLEY, Minn., Sep 26, (2006): Pentair (NYSE:PNR) today announced it has created a new leadership structure, and appointed Michael V. Schrock to the newly created role of president and chief operating officer for Pentair, effective immediately. Schrock, 53, will report to the Company's chairman and chief... Read More

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HighJump Software Names Joel Levinson as President

March 13, 2007

EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn.-January 15, 2007-HighJump Software, a 3M company, announced today that Joel S. Levinson has joined the company as president. Levinson joins HighJump Software after over 20 years with EDS, where he held various executive and management positions. Since March 2005, he has served as a director in... Read More

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Paul R. Beswick Honored at WPI Presidential Founders Dinner

March 13, 2007

Paul R. Beswick, founder, President and CEO of Beswick Engineering Co Inc, was honored by Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) at the annual Presidential Founders dinner on November 16th, 2006. Established in 1986, the Presidential Founders award recognizes and honors those whose financial contributions to WPI... Read More

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Cooper Industries Approves Appointment of Two Director Nominees, Lawrence D. Kingsley and Dr. Mark S. Thompson

March 13, 2007

HOUSTON, March 9, 2007 -- Cooper Industries, Ltd. (NYSE:CBE) today announced its Board of Directors has approved the appointment of two new Director nominees, Lawrence D. Kingsley and Dr. Mark S. Thompson. The Director nominees are subject to election at Cooper's Annual Meeting of Shareholders on April 24... Read More

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ISCO International Adds Marty Singer to Its Board of Directors; Announces Quarterly Investor Call

March 13, 2007

Elk Grove Village, IL (October 20, 2006) -- ISCO International, Inc. (AMEX: ISO), a leading provider of radio-frequency management and interference-control systems for the wireless telecommunications industry, announced today that Dr. Martin (Marty) Singer has joined ISCO's Board of Directors. In unrelated news... Read More

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Hypertronics Appoints Garry MacDonald Vice President of Engineering and New Business Development

March 13, 2007

Hudson, MA (November 30, 2006) - Hypertronics Corporation, the interconnect solutions leader, today announced the appointment of Garry MacDonald as Vice President of Engineering and New Business Development. Garry comes to Hypertronics from AMETEK Power Instruments, in Wilmington, Massachusetts, where he held... Read More

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Pixel Power Appoints CEO to Drive US Expansion

March 13, 2007

Graphics leader looks to build US organisation, increase visibility, grow market share Cambridge, UK, 8 March 2007: As part of the goal to strengthen its international operation, broadcast graphics specialist, Pixel Power has appointed Pete Challinger as CEO, with responsibility to build the company's US... Read More

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Huntsman Appoints New Senior Vice President of Global Public Affairs and Communications

March 13, 2007

THE WOODLANDS, TX - Huntsman Corporation (NYSE: HUN) has appointed Russ Stolle as Senior Vice President, Global Public Affairs and Communications. Stolle assumes his new role effective October 1. Stolle is replacing Don Olsen, who has decided to retire from the company after more than 18 years. Stolle currently... Read More

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Hydril's Board of Directors Elects Christopher T. Seaver as Chairman

March 13, 2007

HOUSTON, Nov 09, 2006 -- The Board of Directors of Hydril (NASDAQ:HYDL) announces the election of Christopher T. Seaver as Chairman of the Board, in addition to his continuing leadership as President and Chief Executive Officer of the company. Christopher Seaver has served as CEO and a director of the company since... Read More