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COMET FeinFocus Business Unit Announces New Head of Global Sales and Marketing

January 24, 2007

GARBSEN, GERMANY - COMET, the leading international manufacturer of high-resolution inspection systems and components, announces the appointment of Frank Klabunde to Head of Global Sales and Marketing for their FEINFOCUS Business Unit. In this position, Mr. Klabunde will be responsible for all sales and marketing... Read More

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Prima Laser Announces Two New Regional Sales Managers

January 23, 2007

CHICOPEE, MASS. U.S.A. (December 22, 2006) - PRIMA North America, Inc. today announced that Mr. Ted Oviatt and Mr. Robert Lauer have joined the PRIMA sales organization as Regional Sales Managers for the company's 2-D / 3-D Laser Cutting Systems. The appointments are a response to steady growth and demand for... Read More

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Adams Magnetic Products Names Craig as Sales Manager

January 23, 2007

(Elmhurst, Illinois) - Adams Magnetic Products Co. has named Craig Myers as its sales manager overseeing the national sales and customer service team responsible for flexible magnets and magnet product assemblies. Myers began his career with Dowling Magnets in Sonoma, Calif. selling its award-winning education and... Read More

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Morris Named General Manager of TRUMPF Laser Technology Center in Michigan

January 23, 2007

FARMINGTON, Conn., January 18, 2007 - Tim Morris has been appointed general manager of the Laser Technology Center in Plymouth, Michigan. He will report to Dr. Holger Schlueter, vice president, laser for TRUMPF Inc. Mr. Morris joined TRUMPF in May 2001 as a product manager. In July 2004 he was appointed technical... Read More

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Rexam Appoints New Director Group Treasury

January 23, 2007

Rexam, the global consumer packaging company and the world's leading beverage can maker, announces that it has appointed Jon Drown to take over as Director Group Treasury from Chris Bowmer, who is due to retire at the end of the year. Jon, who is 40, takes up his role at the start of August. He joins Rexam from... Read More

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Tom Coyne to Discuss Order Fulfillment in the Footwear and Apparel Industries at ProMat 2007

January 23, 2007

LEWISTON, MAINE - DECEMBER 1, 2006 - Tom Coyne, CEO of Diamond Phoenix, will present a seminar on order fulfillment solutions for the footwear and apparel industries at ProMat 2007 in January. The seminar, titled "A New Paradigm for Automating Storage and Order Picking in the Footwear and Apparel Industries", will... Read More

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Adhesives Research, Inc. Promotes Geoff Bennett to President

January 22, 2007

GLEN ROCK, Pa. (January 18, 2007) - Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading independent developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films, and laminates, has promoted Geoff Bennett to the position of president, effective January 1, 2007. Bennett succeeds... Read More

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Yankee Group Grows with Two Executive Hires

January 22, 2007

BOSTON -- Yankee Group today announced the appointments of Jason Shore as the new chief financial officer and John Jacobs as the senior vice president of marketing and product management. As Yankee Group continues to define the opportunities and challenges associated with ubiquitous connectivity, the additions of... Read More

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SunPower CEO, Thomas Werner, to Deliver Keynote at 2007 Clean-Tech Investor Summit

January 22, 2007

Company to Webcast Presentation on January 24, 2007 at 3:30 p.m. PST SAN JOSE, Calif., Jan. 18 -- SunPower Corporation (NASDAQ:SPWR), a Silicon Valley-based manufacturer of the world's highest- efficiency, commercially available solar cells and solar panels, today announced that its CEO, Thomas Werner, will deliver... Read More

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IQPC Chooses Interactive Softworks' VP as Call Center Summit Conference Chair

January 22, 2007

Interactive Softworks' exhibit will feature demonstrations of SOA, BPM and dialer systems for contact centers LEESBURG, Va., Jan. 19 -- The organizers of the upcoming IQPC Call Center Summit have chosen Fred White, vice president of business development at Interactive Softworks, as the conference chairman. White... Read More

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Novatec Appoints Jorge Otero as Regional Vice President of Sales for Latin America

January 18, 2007

Experienced Manager to Play Key Role in NOVATEC's International Expansion BALTIMORE, MD, U.S.A., January 2, 2007: Jorge Otero, an expert in auxiliary equipment with extensive management, sales, and service experience in Latin America, has joined NOVATEC, Inc. as Regional Vice President of Sales for Mexico, Central... Read More

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Robert Rienecke to Discuss Assembly and Operations Solutions at ProMat 2007

January 18, 2007

LEWISTON, MAINE - DECEMBER 1, 2006 - Robert Rienecke, Vice President of Sales at Diamond Phoenix, will present a seminar on assembly and processing operations at ProMat 2007 in January. The seminar, titled "Finding Balance in Manufacturing, Assembly and Processing Operations," will focus on managing the imbalances... Read More

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Northrop Grumman Appoints Timothy J. Winter to Lead New Market Development Organization

January 18, 2007

BALTIMORE, Nov. 2, 2006 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has named Timothy J. Winter as vice president of market development for the company's Electronic Systems sector. A photo accompanying this release is available at: http://media.primezone.com/noc/ In this newly created position, Winter will be... Read More

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Rexam Appoints New Non Executive Director

January 17, 2007

07 June 2006 Rexam, the global consumer packaging company and the world's leading beverage can maker, announces that Jean-Pierre Rodier is today joining the Rexam Board as an independent non executive director. Jean-Pierre, who is 59, was Chairman and Chief Executive of Pechiney, the international aluminium and... Read More

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Greg Chaffee to Discuss Paperless Picking Methods at ProMat 2007

January 17, 2007

LEWISTON, MAINE - DECEMBER 1, 2006 - Greg Chaffee, Vice President of DirectPick(TM) for Diamond Phoenix, will present a seminar on paperless order picking solutions at ProMat 2007 in January. The seminar, titled "Lights, Voice, Action!" will present an overview of several new technologies available today that may... Read More

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Optex Hires Jason Beardsley as Vice President of Sales

January 17, 2007

Chino, California-December 29, 2006- Jason Beardsley joins Optex, manufacturer of high-end infrared sensor technology, as New Vice President of Sales, bringing nearly ten years of industry experience to the position. Beardsley comes to Optex from A-1 Security, Ltd. and possesses an excellent understanding of... Read More

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Rexam Names New Chief Executive

January 17, 2007

Rexam, the global consumer packaging company and the world's leading beverage can maker, is pleased to announce that the Board has decided to appoint Leslie Van de Walle to succeed Lars Emilson as Chief Executive. He will join the Board before the end of this year and take over as Chief Executive on 1 February 2007... Read More

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Applied Robotics Announces New Corporate Controller

January 17, 2007

GLENVILLE, N.Y., July 31, 2006: Applied Robotics Inc., a leading provider of end-of-arm tooling and connectivity solutions has recently named Steven Graubart as Corporate Controller. He will oversee the finance, human resource and IT departments. With diversified experience in the areas of financial operations and... Read More

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GSI Group Announces Appointment of Dr. Sergio Edelstein as New Chief Executive Officer

January 17, 2007

BILLERICA, MA June 6, 2006. GSI Group Inc. (NASDAQ: GSIG), a leading manufacturer of enabling technology solutions and laser based semiconductor manufacturing systems, today announced that Dr. Sergio Edelstein has accepted the position of President and Chief Executive Officer to succeed Mr. Charles D. Winston. Dr... Read More

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Peter Simon and Steven Cagnetta Join Board

January 17, 2007

Barrett welcomes Mr. Simon and Mr. Cagnetta to Barrett's Board of Directors. Their skills and experience will help shape Barrett each quarter as it grows into the future. Peter Simon Mr. Simon is President of Simon Management Group (SMG), with offices in Boston and Austin. Before founding SMG in 1989, Peter worked... Read More