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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

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Gelosa to Retire from Ashland Inc.

November 22, 2006

COVINGTON, Ky. - Len R. Gelosa, senior vice president of Ashland Water Technologies, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), will retire after 24 years of service effective January 1, 2007, the company announced today. Ashland Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James J. O'Brien praised Gelosa's leadership as head of the... Read More

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Jet Edge Appoints New Regional Sales Manager for Southeast United States

November 22, 2006

(ST. MICHAEL, Minn. Nov. 20, 2006) Jet Edge, Inc., a leading manufacturer of ultra-high pressure waterjet and abrasivejet systems for precision cutting, coating removal and surface preparation, announced today that it has appointed David Arthur as its new regional sales manager for the Southeast United States... Read More

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Covance Expands Service and Investment in Drug Metabolism Industry, Charting Expansion with New Hires

November 22, 2006

- Randy Press and John Stuhler Join Covance - Madison, Wisconsin, November 6, 2006 - Covance (NYSE: CVD) is continuing to build on its acknowledged position as an industry leader in metabolism with the appointment of two leading scientists in the field. "We see significant opportunity in metabolism," explains Jon... Read More

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Cappeline to Retire from Ashland Inc.

November 22, 2006

COVINGTON, Ky. - Gary A. Cappeline, president and chief operating officer, Chemical Sector, Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH), will retire after nearly 30 years of service effective April 1, 2007, the company announced today. Ashland Chairman and Chief Executive Officer James J. O'Brien praised Cappeline's accomplishments... Read More

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Ashland Casting Solutions Names Negoro Commercial Director of Asia

November 22, 2006

DUBLIN, Ohio - Shigeo Negoro has been named commercial director of Asia for Ashland Casting Solutions, a business group of Ashland Performance Materials, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH). Negoro will report to Mike Swartzlander, general manager of Casting Solutions, and vice president, Ashland Performance... Read More

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Robert 'Rob' Eldridge Named Director of Marketing for Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems

November 21, 2006

HEBRON, Ohio - Robert "Rob" Eldridge assumed duties as director of marketing for Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems. Eldridge brings a strong background in truck suspension systems, reported Mike Keeler, vice president and general manager of Hendrickson Auxiliary Axle Systems, in making the announcement. He has... Read More

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Hobart Brothers Appoints New General Manager

November 21, 2006

TROY, Ohio. November 13, 2006-Hobart Brothers recently promoted Dan Jackson to General Manager for Distribution Filler Metals. In this new role, Jackson will oversee Hobart Brothers' stick electrode and solid wire businesses. Jackson has more than 15 years of financial, operational and supply chain experience... Read More

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Goings Named Territory Manager

November 21, 2006

Simrit is pleased to announce that Mr. Gregg Goings has accepted the Territory Manager - Wisconsin/Illinois position for the Simrit Division, effective September 25, 2006. In this role, Gregg will be responsible for increasing sales and managing all account activity for Simrit customers in Wisconsin/Illinois... Read More

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Randy Ciecko Relocates To Houston, TX

November 21, 2006

Simrit is pleased to announce that Randy Ciecko from Freudenberg-NOK's Oil & Gas Lead Center (previously Imperial Rubber) will be relocating from his current residence in Edmonton to Houston, TX to join the Simrit Team in the newly created Oil & Gas Sales Manager (USA) position. In this position Randy will be... Read More

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Ross named Sales Manager for Ashland Composite Polymers

November 21, 2006

6/8/2006 DUBLIN, Ohio - Pete Ross has been named sales manager for Ashland Composite Polymers, a business group of Ashland Specialty Chemical, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH). As sales manager, Ross will be responsible for managing Ashland composite sales in North America. "Pete brings an extensive... Read More

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Ashland Inc. names Schirmer employee communications manager

November 21, 2006

6/16/2006 LEXINGTON, Ky. - Valerie L. Schirmer has been named manager of employee communications for Ashland Inc. The announcement was made by Martha C. Johnson, vice president of Communications and Corporate Affairs, to whom Schirmer will report. Schirmer will be based in Lexington. "Valerie brings to her new... Read More

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Katharina Bergman Joins Simrit As Marketing Communications Coordinator

November 21, 2006

Simrit is pleased to announce that Katharina Bergman has accepted the position of Marketing Communications Coordinator for the Simrit division. In her new role, Katharina will be an integral part of the planning and implementation of the division's marketing communication strategy including production of... Read More

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Ashland Names Menk to Lead Newly Purchased Degussa Water Business

November 21, 2006

DUBLIN, Ohio- Siegfried Menk has been named vice president, Ashland Specialty Chemical, and general manager, Environmental and Process Solutions (E&PS), the new business name for the former water treatment business of Degussa AG. E&PS is a new business group of Ashland Water Technologies, a business of Ashland... Read More

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Ashland Names Fontana Chief Technology Officer for Chemical Sector

November 21, 2006

DUBLIN, Ohio - Dr. Luca P. Fontana has been promoted and named to the newly created position of chief technology officer for the Chemical Sector of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH). The announcement was made by James J. O'Brien, Ashland's chairman and chief executive officer, to whom he will report. Fontana also becomes a... Read More

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Ashland Performance Materials Names Hemmeter VP, Marketing

November 21, 2006

DUBLIN, Ohio- Molly Hemmeter has been named vice president of marketing for Ashland Performance Materials, a division of Ashland Inc. (NYSE: ASH). Hemmeter will report to Peter H. Rijneveldshoek, senior vice president, Performance Materials, who made the announcement. Hemmeter will lead the Marketing and Business... Read More

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Ashland Inc. Names Foss Corporate Secretary

November 21, 2006

COVINGTON, Ky. - Linda L. Foss, assistant general counsel, today was named to the additional position of corporate secretary of Ashland Inc. (NYSE:ASH) by a vote of the board of directors. The announcement was made by David L. Hausrath, senior vice president and general counsel. "Linda has supported the board in... Read More

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Cogiscan Hires European Sales Manager

November 20, 2006

Bromont, Canada - Cogiscan is pleased to announce the hiring of Bruno Meier as European Sales Manager. Bruno Meier has a strong background and international experience in the electronics manufacturing industry. Prior to joining Cogiscan he spent most of his career working in service, sales and business development... Read More