SYSPRO Recognized for Excellence in Innovation for Second Successive Year

COSTA MESA, Calif. - March 13, 2008 -- SYSPRO, a leading enterprise business solutions provider, said SYSPRO was one of three companies named for Software Company of the Year" by the Technology Council of Southern California. The award, based primarily on "excellence in innovation," also recognizes local involvement and social responsibilities, as well as commitment to macro issues such as...

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Michael Chung Appointed to Lead Parker's Asia Pacific Group; Joe Vicic Closes 41-Year Career

CLEVELAND, March 11 - Parker Hannifin Corporation(NYSE: PH), the world leader in motion and control technologies, named Michael Chung, age 44, as President of the company's Asia Pacific Group and an Officer of the company. Chung replaces Joe Vicic, age 62, who will retire October 1, 2008, after more than 41 years. Chung will transition to lead the Asia Pacific Group over the next several months....

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Advanced Technology Services, Inc.

ATS: Advanced Technology Services Appoints Joe Pycz, Vice President of Operations

Peoria, Ill. (March 12, 2008) - Advanced Technology Services, Inc., (ATS), the industry leader in managed services for production equipment maintenance, IT infrastructure support and industrial parts repair for manufacturers, today announced the appointment of Joseph A. Pycz to the position of Vice President of Operations. Joe joins ATS with more than 30 years experience in operations and...

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Ozburn-Hessey Logistics Hires Mark Holmes as Vice President, Global Integrated Solutions

Global 3PL Adds Industry Veteran to Lead International Expansion Strategy Brentwood, TN March 14, 2008 -- Ozburn-Hessey Logistics (OH Logistics) recently hired Mark Holmes as Vice President, Global Integrated Solutions. Holmes will develop integrated solutions for international clients for the global supply chain management company. Mark's vast experience in overseas logistics operations and his...

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Hardy Process Solutions, Inc.

Hardy Appoints Director of Sales and Marketing - North America

March 6, 2008 Hardy Instruments is pleased to announce that Al Fitzpatrick has been appointed to the new position of Director of Sales and Marketing - North America for Hardy Instruments and Metrix Instrument Co. Al will have a key role in expanding North America business and developing new growth opportunities. He will also supervise the company Regional Managers and Customer Service groups for...

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Interflex Group

InterFlex Group Acquires UK Converter and Expands US Manufacturing Facilities

WILKESBORO, N.C., March 12 - The InterFlex Group, a flexible packaging company with facilities in the USA, Scotland and Brazil, is pleased to announce the acquisition of EBR Limited, a leading flexible packaging converter with strong market positions in the UK bakery and snack food sectors. The transaction was completed through InterFlex's subsidiary, InterFlex Scotland, and in conjunction with...

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Kimberly-Clark to Acquire Remaining Interest in Its South African Affiliate

DALLAS, March 12 -- Kimberly-Clark Corporation (NYSE:KMB) today announced it has reached an agreement to purchase the remaining stake in its South African subsidiary, Kimberly-Clark of South Africa (K-CSA), from The Lion Match Company (Proprietary) Limited, a wholly-owned subsidiary of FASIC Investment Corporation Limited. Kimberly-Clark currently owns slightly more than 50 percent of K-CSA. The...

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Northrop Grumman to Sell Electro-Optical Systems to L-3 Communications

LOS ANGELES, March 12 - Northrop Grumman Corporation (NYSE:NOC) has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Electro-Optical Systems business for $175 million in cash to L-3 Communications (NYSE:LLL). Completion of the transaction, subject to customary conditions including Hart-Scott-Rodino approval, is expected in the second quarter of 2008. Electro-Optical Systems, a part of the company's...

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York Label Acquires Etiprak, S.A. and Etiquetas Industriales, Ltda.

OMAHA, Neb., March 13 / -- York Label announced Tuesday, March 11, it has acquired Etiprak, S.A. through its Cameo-Marinetti joint venture, and a 50% interest in Etiquetas Industriales Ltda., both located in Santiago, Chile. These Chilean acquisitions provide the platform for York Label to continue its aggressive expansion path to become a global provider of premium and innovative labeling...

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Robert Bosch LLC

Bosch Acquires Accu Industries Inc. in the U.S.

o Accu Industries: roughly $16 million sales, 45 associates o Addition to the Diagnostics business unit of the Bosch Automotive Aftermarket division o Broader distribution base strengthens workshop equipment business in North America STUTTGART, Germany, March 13 -- The Bosch Group is acquiring the operating assets of Accu Industries Inc. in Ashland, Virginia. An agreement to this effect was...

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