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Dialog Honors 2006 International Infostars for Outstanding Achievement in the Information Industry

November 29, 2006

London, UK, November 28, 2006 -- Dialog, a Thomson business, today introduced the three winners of its 2006 International Quantum(2) InfoStar Awards, which are presented annually to information professionals whose achievements demonstrate leadership and inspire others in their industry. This year's winners, as... Read More

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Leica Microsystems Develops Stefan Hell's Award-Winning STED Microscope

November 28, 2006

MANNHEIM/WETZLAR, GERMANY. On November 23, 2006, Professor Stephan Hell, Director of the Max Planck Institute for Biophysical Chemistry in Gottingen, was presented with the prestigious German Future Award by Federal President Horst Kohler. This annual technology and innovation award, which was conferred for the... Read More

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ADTRAN Appoints New General Managers; Wilson And Schansman To Lead Company's Operating Divisions

November 28, 2006

HUNTSVILLE, Ala.-Aug. 4, 2006--ADTRAN(R), Inc. (NASDAQ: ADTN), a leading global provider of networking and communications equipment, today announced the appointment of Jay Wilson as senior vice president and general manager of the company's Carrier Networks Division and Rick Schansman as senior vice president and... Read More

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Ciena Appoints Bruce L. Claflin To Board

November 28, 2006

LINTHICUM, Md.--Aug. 31, 2006--Ciena Corporation (Nasdaq:CIEN), today announced that Bruce L. Claflin, former President and Chief Executive Officer of 3Com Corporation, has joined the Company's Board of Directors. Mr. Claflin was Chief Executive Officer of 3Com from January 2001 until his retirement in February... Read More

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Rockwell Automation Honors Engineers for Innovation and Engineering Excellence

November 28, 2006

MILWAUKEE, Nov. 27, 2006 - Rockwell Automation (NYSE: ROK) honored its most accomplished engineers at the 24th annual Patent and Innovation awards celebrations Nov. 14 in Milwaukee, and Nov. 16 in Cleveland, Ohio. Keith Nosbusch, chairman and CEO, and Sujeet Chand, senior vice president and chief technology... Read More

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Vulcan Electric Company Names Chester Wright as Quality Assurance Manager

November 27, 2006

HUDSON, N.H., Nov. 24, 2006 -- Vulcan Electric Company has named Chester Wright as Quality Assurance Manager of its Flex Circuit Division. In his new role, Mr. Wright will manage all product-related compliance activities and programs, including ISO, Underwriters Labs, and Mil Spec certifications. Chester Wright has... Read More

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CITGO Announces New Leadership

November 27, 2006

HOUSTON, Feb. 25, 2005 --- CITGO Petroleum Corporation's new chairman Alejandro Granado today announced that Félix Rodríguez has been named president and CEO of CITGO, replacing Luis Marín, effective immediately. Other new members of CITGO's board of directors include Rodríguez, Bernard Mommer, Eudomario Carruyo... Read More

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CITGO Announces Senior Staff Changes

November 27, 2006

HOUSTON - March 31, 2006 --- CITGO Petroleum Corporation today announced the decision of the board of directors to appoint Frank Gygax as chief operating officer, effective April 1. Gygax will replace Jerry Thompson, who will be retiring. Thompson, a 35-year veteran of the company, has served as COO since... Read More

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Jeffrey Kellar Joins Alcoa as President, Alcoa Flexible Packaging

November 24, 2006

Jeffrey Kellar Joins Alcoa as President, Alcoa Flexible Packaging NEW YORK--Alcoa (NYSE:AA) announced today that Jeffrey Kellar, 51, has joined the company as president of its Alcoa Flexible Packaging business, based in Richmond, Virginia. He succeeds Bimal Kalvani. Alcoa Flexible Packaging is an industry leader... Read More

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CommVault Strengthens EMEA Management Team

November 22, 2006

CommVault Strengthens EMEA Management Team Series of senior appointments made to expand international presence London - November 20, 2006 - CommVault [NASDAQ: CVLT, a leading provider of data management software applications, has today announced that Steven Rose, Fiona Moon and Vince Blackall have joined the... Read More

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Kulicke & Soffa Signs Appoints Boulanger as GM of Switzerland Die Bonder Operations

November 22, 2006

Fort Washington, PA-November 8, 2006-Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (the "Company") (Nasdaq: KLIC) announces the appointment of Richard Boulanger as General Manager of its Die Bonder operations located in Berg, Switzerland. In this role, Mr. Boulanger will be responsible for overall manufacturing, R&D, product... Read More

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UTStarcom CEO Hong Lu to Speak on IP Networking at ITU World Forum 2006 in Hong Kong

November 22, 2006

ALAMEDA, Calif., Nov 21, 2006-- UTStarcom, Inc. (Nasdaq: UTSI), a global leader in IP-based, end-to-end networking solutions and services, will speak on the evolution of IP networking at the ITU World Forum 2006 in Hong Kong. The show is taking place from December 4-8, 2006 at the AsiaWorld-Expo in Hong Kong. Hong... Read More

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Secure Computing Announces Regional Sales Director for MEA

November 22, 2006

Enterprise Gateway Security Market Leader Strengthens Middle East and African Team with Key Appointment November 21, 2006 Secure Computing Corporation (NASDAQ: SCUR), a leader in enterprise gateway security, today announced the appointment of Ray Kafity as Regional Sales Director for the Middle East and African... Read More

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Milwaukee lectric Tool Corporation Names Steven P. Richman President

November 22, 2006

(Brookfield, WI, November 21, 2006) - Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Steven P. Richman as President. "We are delighted to have Steven join us as President of Milwaukee Electric Tool Corporation. He brings more than 25 years of invaluable experience in the hardware... Read More

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Nordson Names Eric Luftig Marketing Manager for Adhesive Systems

November 22, 2006

DULUTH, Georgia - November 20, 2006 - Eric Luftig has joined Nordson Corporation (Nasdaq: NDSN) as marketing manager for the Adhesive Systems Group. As marketing manager, Eric will be responsible for developing and managing marketing efforts for the Packaging and Product Assembly business group, as well as leading... Read More

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Indium Corporation Hires Product Manager for Semiconductor Packaging Materials

November 22, 2006

Indium Corporation announced the addition of Andy Mackie as Product Manager for Semiconductor Packaging Materials. Andy is based at Indium's Global Headquarters in Clinton, NY, and reports to the Director of Solder Products. Andy is responsible for the global marketing efforts for all of Indium's Semiconductor... Read More

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Alcoa Chairman And CEO to Speak at Bear Stearns Commodities and Capital Goods Conference

November 22, 2006

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alain Belda, Chairman and CEO of Alcoa (AA), will speak at the Bear Stearns 2006 Commodities and Capital Goods Conference in New York on Wednesday, November 29 at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time. His presentation will be webcast on www.alcoa.com/alcoagrowth Following the webcast, Mr. Belda's... Read More

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Aspectrics Demonstrates Commitment to Innovation with CTO Appointment

November 22, 2006

PLEASANTON, CA (November 21, 2006) - Aspectrics, Inc., the innovator of Encoded Photometric Infrared Spectroscopy (EP-IR) analyzers, announces the appointment of a new Chief Technology Officer, Robert G. Messerschmidt. Bob will be based at the company's North American headquarters in Pleasanton, California and will... Read More

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Ashland's Chemical Sector Names Seeberger Director of International Human Resources

November 22, 2006

DUBLIN, Ohio -- Teresita Seeberger has joined Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH) as director of international human resources for its Chemical Sector. The announcement was made by Dwight King, vice president of Human Resources, Chemical Sector. In this position, Seeberger will play a role in helping Ashland's Chemical Sector... Read More

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Malvern Instruments Appoints New Project Manager Process Systems

November 22, 2006

Marco Hartmann has been appointed Project Manager Process Systems at Malvern Instruments GmbH. In this role he succeeds Oliver Schmitt, who earlier this year (2006) moved to Malvern Instruments' UK headquarters to lead the company's growing process business worldwide. Marco Hartmann has worked for Malvern... Read More