morgan advanced materials technical ceramics

Morgan Crucible Company Agrees to Acquire Carpenter Technology Corporation's Technical Ceramics Business for $147 Million

Morgan Crucible, parent company to Morgan Technical Ceramics, has agreed to acquire two technical ceramics businesses, Certech and Carpenter Advanced Ceramics, from Carpenter Technology Corporation. These businesses will be acquired on a cash and debt free basis for a cash consideration of $147 million. Certech is the number one global independent manufacturer of a broad range of complex,...

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IEMCA Announces New VP of Sales and Marketing

January 28,2008 Charlotte, NC - IEMCA has hired a new vice president of sales and marketing. John Schwartz joined the team in August 2007, bringing nearly 20 years of industry experience and great market perspective to the position. My previous experience has allowed me to see IEMCA from multiple points of view: as a user, distributor and manufacturing partner, Schwartz explains. Prior to joining...

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norplex micarta

Norplex-Micarta Appoints Additional Manufacturing Engineer

January 24, 2008 POSTVILLE, IA - Norplex-Micarta, the leading manufacturer of high performance thermoset composites, announces the appointment of Jon Thorstenson to the position of Manufacturing Engineer at the company's headquarters in Postville, Iowa. Mr. Thorstenson's responsibilities will include safety review of new equipment, installation and process improvements, and equipment testing and...

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Budd Melvin to Join EMS Group as Director of EMS Canada

Houston, TX, January 2, 2008 - EMS Group (EMS), a North American provider of operations and maintenance services to the energy industry, announced today that Milo Budd Melvin has been appointed as Director of EMS Canada, a wholly-owned subsidiary of EMS Group. Melvin will oversee and manage business development and operations throughout Canada and will be based in Calgary. According to Tim...

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Jeff Martin Named Jergens, Inc. Product Manager

January 24, 2008-Cleveland, Ohio-Jergens, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Martin as Product Manager for Kwik-Lok(TM) Pins, Inserts, and Spring Loaded Devices in the company's Tooling Components Division. Mr. Martin previously operated his own business related to the machine tool industry. His experience in sales, marketing, and manufacturing engineering will be an asset to...

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The Lincoln Electric

Michael S. Mintun Elected Vice President of North American Sales at Lincoln Electric

CLEVELAND, Ohio, U.S.A., December 2007 -- Michael S. Mintun has been elected Vice President, Sales, North America, for The Lincoln Electric Company, effective January 1, 2008. In his new position, he will have responsibility for Lincoln's U.S. and Canadian sales organizations. Mike has done an outstanding job growing Lincoln's customer base and building strong relationships with key distributor...

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Lenape Forged Products

Lenape Forged Products Granted ISO 9001 Certification

January, 9, 2008 Lenape Forged Products Inc. has announced today that it has received ISO 9001-2000 ANSI/ISO/ASQ Q9001-2000 certification, effective November 29, 2007. The scope of certification is for the manufacture and supply of metal forged products and the design of fabricated products. The 9001-2000 certification is the internationally recognized ISO standard for quality management systems....

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Instron Industrial Products

Instron® to Comply with Updated ASTM Standards in 2008

Instron, a leading provider of testing equipment solutions designed to evaluate mechanical properties of materials and components, will offer calibration products that comply to ASTM E 18-07 for Rockwell testing and E 10-07 for Brinell testing beginning in 2008. In 2007, ASTM subcommittee E28.06 passed new versions of these two standards. While the basic tests have not changed, there are many...

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Qosina Expands Facility in Response to Record Growth

Edgewood, NY, January 21, 2008- Qosina and Qosmedix are proud to announce an expansion of office and warehouse space effective April 2008. Our ongoing success has enabled us to acquire additional space, allowing increased efficiency for our growing business, says Stuart Herskovitz, President. This added space of more than 42,000 square feet will allow for enhanced workflow, bringing the total to...

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JASCO Celebrates 50 Years in the Analytical Marketplace

JAN 2, 2008 This year JASCO celebrates its 50th anniversary in the analytical instrumentation market. The company was founded in 1958 by a group of researchers at the Institute of Optics, at what is now Tsukuba University, who required an infrared spectrophotometer for their research. Since a commercially available instrument did not exist in Japan, they undertook the challenge of developing...

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