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Murata Machinery USA Expands National Sales and Service Team

June 18, 2013

CHARLOTTE, NC – Two key additions to both the Turning and Fabrication divisions of Murata Machinery USA, Inc. address a pattern of significant growth and expansion nationwide. Charlie Cutting has been hired as the new Regional Manager-Turning Division, handling the southwestern region that encompasses Texas... Read More

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Lauren Manufacturing Tooling Liaison

June 18, 2013

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Lauren Manufacturing, a full-service provider of standard and custom extruded and molded sealing-solutions, has appointed Tim Waltz to the position of Tooling Liaison. Under the supervision of Doug Sisson, Product Development Engineer, Waltz will focus on designing and developing new... Read More

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Lauren Manufacturing Hires Customer Service Representative

June 18, 2013

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Lauren Manufacturing, a full-service provider of standard and custom extruded and molded sealing-solutions, has appointed Brandon Bair to the position of Customer Service Representative. Under the supervision of Halle Norris, VP of Operations, Bair’s primary responsibility will include... Read More

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Lauren Manufacturing Hires Process Engineer

June 17, 2013

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio  — Lauren Manufacturing, a full-service provider of standard and custom extruded and molded sealing-solutions, has appointed Paul Cole to the position of Process Engineer. Under the supervision of Chris Sprague, Continuous Improvement Project Manager, Cole has been assigned to the HATS (Heat... Read More

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Lauren Manufacturing Hires Shift Supervisor

June 17, 2013

NEW PHILADELPHIA, Ohio — Lauren Manufacturing, a full-service provider of standard and custom extruded and molded sealing-solutions, has appointed Shane Kanouff to the position of Shift Supervisor. Under the supervision of Halle Norris, VP of Operations, Kanouff will be responsible for overseeing production... Read More

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Usach Announces New Sales Manager

June 14, 2013

Usach Technologies, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Hardinge Inc., announced today, effective June 24, 2013; Mr. Daniel Rey will assume the position of Sales Manager for Usach Technologies, Inc. Mr. Rey has over 25 years of professional experience in the machine tool industry with particular expertise in... Read More

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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