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Epec Continues to Invest with User Interface Engineering

January 10, 2014

Epec Continues to Invest with User Interface Engineering Manager Jim Long [New Bedford, MA Epec Engineered Technologies, an innovator and leading provider of build to print products for all sectors of the electronics has recently invested in User Interface Engineering Manager, Jim Long. Jim’s knowledge and... Read More

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Wayne Dalton Names Winner of Second Annual Xtreme Door Makeover Contest

December 31, 2013

Winner of Before and After Photo Contest Revealed at IDA Expo in Nashville LEWISVILLE, Texas  – After weeks of searching for the most rockin’ garage door transformation among Wayne Dalton dealers, the winners of the second annual Wayne Dalton Xtreme Door Makeover Photo Contest were announced at the 2013 IDA Expo in... Read More

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WAGO Introduces New Regional Sales Manager

December 23, 2013

Germantown, Wis. – WAGO Corporation is pleased to announce the addition of Mark Joseph as Regional Sales Manager for New England. Joseph joins WAGO after an established career in industrial distribution/sales, industrial maintenance, reliability engineering and plant operations. Joseph studied nuclear engineering... Read More

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CEO of Pyromet Elected to be the Secretary of the Silver Users Association

December 23, 2013

Scott Smith, Pyromet’s CEO, was nominated and selected to be the Silver Users Association (SUA) 2014 Secretary. (Washington, D.C. ) The SUA held its annual meeting at the Army Navy Club at the nation’s capitol this week.  The meeting consisted of board elections, speaker programs, and a dinner reception. Smith was... Read More

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Expanding Team: EMAG L.L.C. Hires New Employees, Welcomes New Apprentices

December 23, 2013

FARMINGTON HILLS, MI, – EMAG L.L.C., of the EMAG Group based in Salach, Germany, has added to its regional sales network and launches new education cooperation. In an effort to expand its sales team’s reach and expertise, EMAG L.L.C. (Farmington Hills, MI) has introduced David Fitzgerald as the new Regional Sales... Read More

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Joining Technologies Announces Dave Hudson has Been Promoted to CEO

December 20, 2013

Michael Francoeur to become Chairman of the Board Connecticut based Joining Technologies, Inc., a premier supplier of laser manufacturing services and systems, has announced the promotion of company President Dave Hudson to the position of Chief Executive Officer. The news was announced by the company’s founder and... Read More

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Cincinnati Incorporated Appoints Regional Sales Engineer for WI

December 18, 2013

Wisconsin native Clint Knollenberg to handle direct machine sales in his home state. Cincinnati Incorporated has named Clint Knollenberg regional sales engineer for Wisconsin. Knollenberg is a 9-year veteran of manufacturing, and previously held engineering positions with manufacturers in Southeast Wisconsin where... Read More

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Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC Hires Milton Svetanics as a Regional Sales Manager

December 18, 2013

Milton Svetanics has joined Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC as a Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics Regional Sales Manager, effective November 2013. “Milton comes to us with not only the ambition and drive that our growing organization desires but also with a solid background in technical international sales.  Milton is... Read More

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Hardinge Inc. Appoints Douglas J. Malone as Vice President and Chief Financial Officer and Edward J. Gaio as Vice President, Business Development

December 18, 2013

ELMIRA, N.Y. – Hardinge Inc. (Nasdaq:HDNG), a leading international provider of advanced metal-cutting solutions, announced that its Board of Directors at its meeting on December 10, 2013, appointed Douglas J. Malone as Vice President Chief Financial Officer and Edward J. Gaio as Vice President, Business... Read More

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Syneo Appoints New CEO

December 16, 2013

West Palm Beach, FL - Syneo, the medical device solutions company, has appointed John Solheim as Chief Executive Officer. Solheim, a former Microsoft executive, joins the Syneo team with 23+ years of experience in manufacturing, supply chain management, product launches and organizational leadership. Dan Woodward... Read More

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Paul Rachielles Joins Dymax as Global Marketing Manager

December 16, 2013

Torrington, Connecticut – Dymax Corporation is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Rachielles as Global Marketing Manager. In his new position, Paul will report to Jennifer Mann, Director of Sales and Marketing, and be responsible for developing and implementing strategic international marketing plans for... Read More

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Thompson Pump Employee Recognized for Lifetime Achievement in Manufacturing

December 16, 2013

PORT ORANGE, FL – Thompson Pump and Manufacturing Company, Inc. is pleased to announce that Dale Conway, Vice President of Engineering, has been awarded the Value-added Manufacturing Alliance ‘MANNY’ Award and has been inducted into the VMA Hall of Fame. The ‘MANNY’ Award recognizes an individual for lifetime... Read More

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Christopher Larocca Joins OK International as President

December 16, 2013

GARDEN GROVE – OK International today announced that Christopher Larocca will lead OK International as its President, effective immediately. Larocca will report directly to John F. Hartner, President CEO of Dover Printing & Identification. Larocca assumes the role of President in concurrence with Mark Cowell’s... Read More

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Soraa Founder Shuji Nakamura Receives Top Lighting Industry Honors

December 13, 2013

Fremont, Calif. – Soraa, the world leader in the development of gallium nitride on gallium nitride (GaN on GaN™) LED technology, announced today that one of its founders, Dr. Shuji Nakamura, was recently honored by Lux Review Magazine as their “Person of the Year” and was inducted into Electronic Design’s Hall of... Read More

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New York Stock Exchange Chief Technology Officer Joins Powerstorm Capital Corp. Board of Advisors

December 10, 2013

Rancho Palos Verdes, CA  – Powerstorm Capital Corporation (OTC:PSTO) CEO and Rancho Palos Verdes resident, Mike J. Freni, today announced the appointment Andy Booth as the company’s first member of a newly-formed Board of Advisors. Booth is the Chief Technology Officer of NYSE Euronext’s USA futures and options... Read More

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BLM Group USA Announces New Personnel Appointments in Response to Company Growth

December 9, 2013

BLM GROUP USA (Wixom, MI), a global leader in the manufacture of tube processing equipment has announced the appointment of Todd O’Brien as product manager and Matthew Bleck, PMP as continuous improvement project manager. The company has also placed four service technicians in the field in the last six... Read More

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Mepaco Announces New Sales and Account Managers

December 9, 2013

Mepaco, a manufacturer of commercial food processing equipment, adds new sales and account managers to grow national coverage and customer support. Mepaco is part of the Apache Stainless Equipment Corporation family. Beaver Dam, Wisconsin Joe Abitz and Roy Howe have an excellent background in the food manufacturing... Read More

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Albina Co., Inc. Hires New Estimator to Bid Fabrication Work

December 6, 2013

The last few years have been sensational for Albina Co., Inc.  We have seen a great deal of change in our industry and have been fortunate to recognize growth in our capabilities, capacity and in our staff (both shop and office). We are excited to introduce the newest member of our Estimating / Project Management... Read More

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Mazak Optonics Announces New Company Leader

December 5, 2013

ELGIN, Ill., – Mazak Optonics has announced that Al Bohlen will assume the leadership of the company’s North American operations as vice president/general manager. Bohlen, an existing Mazak Optonics executive, brings to the new position over 25 years of industry experience in customer service and support... Read More

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Horner Industrial Group Expands Field Service Capabilities at Louisville Operation

December 5, 2013

LOUISVILLE, Ky. – Horner Industrial Group, an Indianapolis-based, industrial equipment repair maintenance provider, has increased its local electrical and mechanical field service offering by adding Wayne Ecker to its staff. Ecker brings nearly 20 years of specialized experience in troubleshooting, installation and... Read More