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Robert Engle Named CEO of Otto Environmental Systems North America, Inc.

June 14, 2013

CHARLOTTE, NC – Luc Muller, Otto Group CEO, has announced the appointment of Robert Engle to CEO of Otto Environmental Systems North America, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Otto Industries North America, Inc., effective January 1, 2013. In a related move, Anthony Hardwick, who has recently served as CEO, has... Read More

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Chemistry/Metallography Lab Promotion at Laboratory Testing Inc.

June 14, 2013

Marion Crooks has been promoted to Assistant Manager of Chemistry and Metallography at Laboratory Testing Inc. (LTI). This position was recently created to assist the department manager in overseeing the growing chemistry and metallography laboratories. Laboratory Testing Inc. is an accredited full-service materials... Read More

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SPIROL Promotes Pam Cinami to North American Operational Board

June 13, 2013

SPIROL International Corporation is pleased to announce that our Board of Directors has elected Pam Cinami to serve as a Director for the North American Operational Board. Pam has been with SPIROL for 27 years; 11 of these years were in Operational roles such as Production Scheduling, Production Planning, Inventory... Read More

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Mersen Appoints New Vice President

June 13, 2013

Debra Huttenburg, VP Sales Customer Care, Americas NEWBURYPORT, Mass. — Mersen, a global leader in the field of electrical protection, has named Debra Huttenburg its VP Sales & Customer Care, Americas. Debra will be responsible for updating Mersen’s sales strategy in North America in accordance with the ambitious... Read More

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Epec Engineered Technologies Hires Brian Morissette as Product Manager for Cable Assembly

June 13, 2013

[New Bedford, MA  Epec Engineered Technologies is proud to announce the appointment of Brian Morissette to the position of Product Manager for Cable Assembly. Brian represents an essential addition to Epec’s world class product management team. He will work closely with our engineering and sales departments to... Read More

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Helac Corporation Hires International Sales Manager

June 13, 2013

Enumclaw, WA – Helac Corporation, a leading manufacturer of hydraulic rotary actuators and construction equipment attachments, is pleased to announce the hire of Tim O’Brien as the International Sales Manager for the Actuators Division. O’Brien will be responsible for growing actuator sales internationally. Tim... Read More

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Elgin Fastener Group Names Hepner Director of Distributor Sales

June 11, 2013

Batesville, IN - Elgin Fastener Group (EFG) has named Jeff Hepner as Director of Distributor Sales. Hepner is a well-known veteran of the fastener industry, most recently having served as President of Telefast Industries, Berea, OH from 2008-2013. Telefast was acquired by EFG in late March. In his new role, Hepner... Read More

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Eriez Buyer Tracy Lee Earns Highly Regarded Global Certification

June 11, 2013

Erie, PA – On April 3, 2013, Next Level Purchasing, Inc. announced that Tracy Lee, a Buyer for Eriez, has earned its prestigious Senior Professional in Supply Management (SPSM) Certification. Next Level Purchasing is a world renowned leader in online training for purchasing professionals. According to Next Level... Read More

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BLACOH Global Expansion Continues in 2013

June 11, 2013

BLACOH Fluid Control, Inc., a leading manufacturer of fluid control products, recently announced two key additions to the management team as part of the company’s continued expansion in domestic and international markets. Alfredo D’Souza has been named Business Development Manager for BLACOH's new sales regions... Read More

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Federal President Otis Cobb Retires After a 55-Year Career in the Dairy Foods Industry

June 6, 2013

MILWAUKEE, WI — Federal Manufacturing, powered by Pro Mach, announced the retirement on May 31 of Otis Cobb, President and a Principal of the company. Frank Johanek will continue to lead Federal as vice president and general manager. Federal is the leading dairy filling equipment company in the United States, with... Read More

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Mark Klein of Klein® Tools Named to tED Magazine "30 Under 35" List

June 6, 2013

Mark Klein of Klein® Tools Named to tED Magazine “30 Under 35” List (Lincolnshire, IL) – The Electrical Distributor (tED), the official publication of the National Association of Electrical Distributors, has named Mark Klein of Klein Tools to its 2013 “30 Under 35” list of rising stars from across the industry... Read More

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Boon Edam Inc. Expands Sales Management/Staff to Meet Record Growth in Revenue

June 5, 2013

Lillington, NC – Boon Edam, Inc., the leading manufacturer of security entrance solutions in North America, is pleased to announce the expansion of its sales management team in response to strong revenue growth. Boon Edam Inc.’s regional outside sales force is now at 14 across the Americas.  “Boon Edam Inc. is... Read More

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Indium Corporation Technology Expert to Deliver Webtorial on Top Pb-free PCB Assembly Defects

June 5, 2013

Indium Corporation’s Tim Jensen, Product Manager – PCB Assembly Materials, will present a two-part webtorial, titled Top Pb-Free PCB Assembly Defects: Cause and Cure, as part of a webtorial series sponsored by the SMTA. The webtorials are scheduled from 1-2:30 p.m. EDT on June 11 and 25. This two-part webtorial... Read More

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Electri-Flex Introduces New Managing Director of International Sales

June 5, 2013

ELECTRI-FLEX COMPANY is pleased to announce the appointment of Greg Raptis to the position of Managing Director – International Sales. In this newly-created position, Greg will be responsible for developing and managing an international agent network and developing new customer prospects. He will also be working... Read More

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Thompson Pump Designates Branch Manager of the Year

June 4, 2013

PORT ORANGE, FL – Thompson Pump, a recognized leader in the design, manufacturing and supply of portable, diesel-driven pumps, has announced that Bobby Thompson is their Branch Manager of the Year. Of the 21 Thompson Pump branch operations nationwide, Bobby Thompson is the manager of the Panama City, FL location... Read More

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Cwach Promoted to Media Relations Manager for KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens

June 4, 2013

Yankton, S.D. –  KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is pleased to announce Michelle Cwach’s promotion to Media Relations Manager. KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is a premier worldwide manufacturer of heavy equipment for the aggregate and recycle markets. Cwach, who has worked as a Marketing Associate at KPI-JCI... Read More

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Schweitzer Named New Marketing Manager for KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens

June 4, 2013

Yankton, S.D. –  KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is pleased to announce that Melinda Schweitzer will take on the role of Marketing Manager, effective June 10. KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens is a premier worldwide manufacturer of heavy equipment for the aggregate and recycle markets. Schweitzer, who has had 12... Read More

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GSM Industrial Welcomes New Leadership and a New Employee to help Facilitate Growth!

June 4, 2013

Lancaster, PA – GSM Industrial, Inc. is pleased to announce the addition of Jeff Kramer as Outside Sales Representative. With 8 years of business development experience within the construction and industrial sectors, his primary responsibilities include the development and management of new business opportunities... Read More

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Weldaloy Products Company Announces the Appointment of a New President/CEO and Vice President/COO

June 4, 2013

The copper and aluminum forging company based in Warren, Michigan has promoted Jim Smietana to President CEO; Michelle McCullough has been promoted to Vice President & COO Detroit, Michigan  -- Weldaloy Products Company promoted James (Jim) Smietana to President & Chief Executive Officer and Michelle McCullough to... Read More

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PCB Piezotronics Announces the Appointment of Dr. Chad Walber to Acoustical Society of America Standards Committee

June 3, 2013

Depew, NY - PCB Piezotronics, Inc., a global leader in acoustic, vibration, pressure, force, load and torque sensors, is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Chad Walber to the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) S1 Standards Committee as an Individual Expert in Microphones. The ASA defines the criteria for... Read More