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Two Verizon Executives to Assume Key Roles as Verizon Transitions Northern New England Properties to FairPoint

February 12, 2007

NEW YORK, Jan. 16 -- Two key executives at Verizon will assume expanded roles following today's announced agreement to spin off, and then merge, the company's operations in three New England states with FairPoint Communications (NYSE:FRP). The two executives are Edward Dinan, president - Verizon Maine, and Paula... Read More

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Reilley to Retire from Praxair; Angel to Assume Leadership

February 12, 2007

DANBURY, Conn.-- Praxair, Inc. (NYSE:PX) announced today that Dennis H. Reilley, chairman and chief executive officer, will step down as CEO at the end of 2006. Reilley will remain as chairman of the corporation until his retirement on April 30, 2007. Stephen F. Angel, currently Praxair's president and chief... Read More

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FleetwoodGoldcoWyard Announces Changes to Regional Sales Team

February 9, 2007

ST. LOUIS - Feb. 6, 2007 - Ed Fuchs, Director of Regional Sales for FleetwoodGoldcoWyard, a leading producer of advanced conveyance technology and material handling equipment, has announced the following changes to the Regional Sales Team, including the addition of two new sales executives, effective February... Read More

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SYSPRO USA CEO Brian Stein Named "Visionary" by Start-IT Magazine

February 9, 2007

COSTA MESA, Calif. - June 13:SYSPRO USA, a leading producer of enterprise software for SMB manufacturers and distributors, has announced that SYSPRO USA CEO Brian Stein is among the ten individuals recently honored by START-IT magazine as being "CEO Visionaries." The ten appear on Start-IT's fourth annual CEO... Read More

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KOM International Names Christian Andrés Senior Partner

February 9, 2007

MONTREAL, Quebec, Canada, January 23, 2007 - KOM International Inc., a global leader in supply chain consulting, announced today that Mr. Christian Andrés of KOM Caracas was named Senior Partner. Responsible for the firm's office in Caracas, Venezuela, and attending the Andean Region in South America and the... Read More

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Imago Scientific Instruments Names Barbara McPherson Chief Financial Officer

February 9, 2007

MADISON, WI - Imago Scientific Instruments®, the world's leading provider of LEAP® microscopes, today announced the appointment of Barbara McPherson to the position of Chief Financial Officer. Barbara has been the company's Vice President Finance and Administration since 2005. "Barbara's depth and breadth of... Read More

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STI to Present at IWPC-Sponsored Conference on Multi-Mode, Multi-Band Handset Antenna Technologies

February 9, 2007

SANTA BARBARA, Calif., Jan. 29 -- Superconductor Technologies Inc. (NASDAQ:SCON) ("STI"), a leading provider of high performance infrastructure products for wireless voice and data applications, today announced Dr. Robert B. Hammond, chief technical officer and senior vice president, is scheduled to present at the... Read More

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Nematron Announces New CEO and VP of Product Management

February 9, 2007

Ann Arbor, Michigan - January 19, 2007 - Nematron Corporation announced today that Greg Chandler has been appointed President and CEO. Mr. Chandler was a founding member of Nematron in the early 1980s. He left Nematron in 1997 to form Viewtronix, which was later purchased by Pro-face America / Xycom Automation in... Read More

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Q.E.P. Promotes Jamie Clingan to Senior Vice President of International Marketing

February 9, 2007

BOCA RATON, Fla.-- Q.E.P. CO., INC. - (Nasdaq:QEPC), today announced the promotion of Jamie Clingan to Senior Vice President of International Marketing. In her new role, Ms. Clingan will be responsible for the Company's direct import programs to all large volume buyers and customers globally, direct selling within... Read More

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Space Systems/Loral CEO Patrick Dewitt Named Satellite Industry Executive of the Year

February 8, 2007

PALO ALTO, Calif., Feb. 5 -- Space Systems/Loral (SS/L), a subsidiary of Loral Space & Communications (NASDAQ:LORL) and the world's leading provider of commercial telecommunications satellites, today announced that its chief executive officer, Patrick DeWitt, has been selected by a panel of judges at Via Satellite... Read More

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Reynolds And Nickols Join Oden's Sales Management Team

February 8, 2007

(January 2007, Tonawanda, NY) Gary Laidman, Vice President Sales for Oden Corporation, announced the appointment of D.J. Reynolds and Greg Nickols as U.S. Regional Sales Managers for the East Coast and West Coast territories, respectively. Both have extensive sales experience and understand and affirm the... Read More

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RightNow Technologies Chairman and CEO to Keynote the Credit Suisse Disruptive Technology Conference on Thursday February 8, 2007

February 8, 2007

BOZEMAN, Mont., Feb. 5 -- RightNow® Technologies (NASDAQ:RNOW) today announced that Greg Gianforte, Chairman and CEO, will keynote the Credit Suisse Disruptive Technology Conference on Thursday, February 8, 2007, at 8:00 a.m. PT in San Francisco, CA. Mr. Gianforte's keynote, "The Year of the Consumer," will... Read More

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Ametek Names Rodrigo Rubiano As Business Unit Manager For EDAX

February 8, 2007

MAHWAH, NJ, February 1, 2007 - AMETEK, Inc., has named Rodrigo Rubiano as Division Vice President and Business Unit Manager for EDAX Inc., a leader in X-ray microanalysis and electron diffraction instrumentation. Mr. Rubiano comes to AMETEK from Tyco Electronics, where he most recently served as General Manager of... Read More

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C&D Technologies Names Neil E. Daniels Vice President, Corporate Controller and Treasurer

February 8, 2007

BLUE BELL, Pa., Oct. 16 -- C&D Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: CHP), a leading global producer and marketer of electrical power storage and conversion products used in telecommunications, industrial and motive applications, announced that Neil E. Daniels has been named Vice President, Corporate Controller and... Read More

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Boeing Executive Scott Carson Speaking at Lehman Conference

February 8, 2007

CHICAGO, Feb. 5 -- Scott Carson, Boeing (NYSE:BA) Commercial Airplanes president and chief executive officer, will speak at the Lehman Brothers 2007 Industrial Select Conference on Thursday Feb. 8, at approximately 8:50 a.m. Eastern Time. Carson's remarks will be web cast at http://www.boeing.com/ . Individuals... Read More

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Entrust Executives Presenting at America's Growth Capital & Soleil Securities 3rd Annual Information Security Conference and the RSA Conference 2007

February 8, 2007

DALLAS, Feb. 5 -- This week, Entrust, Inc. (NASDAQ:ENTU) executives will present at the 3rd Annual America's Growth Capital Information Security Conference and RSA Conference 2007. The executives will discuss a range of topics including layered consumer security, emerging trends and technologies for security... Read More

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FaceTime Researchers Selected to Present 2007 Botnet Landscape at RSA Security Conference in San Francisco

February 8, 2007

FaceTime CEO to Facilitate Roundtable Discussion on Skype and IM in the Enterprise SAN FRANCISCO, Feb. 1 -- FaceTime Communications, the leading provider of solutions for securing and managing IM, P2P and Web-based greynets, announced today its senior security researchers Chris Boyd and Wayne Porter will present... Read More

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Joe Fitzgerald Joins Novatec as Vice President In Charge of Extrusion Market and International Development

February 7, 2007

BALTIMORE, MD, U.S.A., January 9, 2007: NOVATEC, Inc. has appointed Joe Fitzgerald to be Vice President for Extrusion and International Development, the company announced today. "Joe brings a multilingual, international background that makes him well suited for spearheading the NOVATEC program of expansion into... Read More

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Indium Corporation Announces Marketing Changes

February 7, 2007

Indium Corporation announced that Tim Jensen was named Product Manager for Advanced Assembly Materials. In addition, Jordan Ross was promoted to Product Specialist for Thermal Applications. Tim and Jordan are both located at Indium's Global Headquarters in Clinton, NY, USA. In his new role, Tim is responsible for... Read More

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Elster Electricity CEO, Mark Munday, is a Finalist for 2006 Platts Global Energy Awards

February 7, 2007

Munday is recognized by Platts for vision and leadership in the utility industry Raleigh, North Carolina, U.S.A., October 4, 2006 - Elster Electricity, LLC announces that Mark Munday, CEO and president of the company, has been nominated as a finalist for the "CEO of the Year" award for the 8th annual Platts... Read More