Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC Names Tim Piazza President of Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics


Tim Piazza was named President of Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics effective January 3, 2011. Mr. Piazza will be responsible for all operations at the Jamestown, NY location. He will report directly to Jim McEachen, CEO of Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC.

Tim most recently held the position of Manager of Research and Development Technology with the Aeroengine Division of SKF in Jamestown, New York. Previously, Tim was Assistant Professor at Jamestown Community College where he helped found the Manufacturing Technology Institute. Prior to that Tim was General Manager of the Precision Cleaning Division of CAE Ultrasonics (the predecessor to Blackstone-NEY Ultrasonics).

Tim attended The State University of New York at Stony Brook and holds a Ph.D. in Experimental Physics.

"Tim brings us a wealth of technical and business experience to the Blackstone-NEY team, and he is an excellent leader who will continue on the path of growth and success for our Jamestown Division." - Jim McEachen, CEO CTG, LLC

Tim lives in Jamestown with his wife, Tammy and their two year old son. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Jamestown Boys and Girls Club, is an adjunct professor and sits on the Board of Trustees at Jamestown Community College.

Cleaning Technologies Group, LLC is a world leader in providing innovative cleaning and waste minimization technologies to precision and industrial manufacturing markets. CTG is comprised of Ransohoff located in Cincinnati, Ohio, and Blackstone~NEY Ultrasonics located in Jamestown, New York, and now CTG Asia located in Suzhou, China. The Group is the premier provider of high technology, environmentally friendly parts-cleaning and waste-minimization equipment and services to the global marketplace. CTG LLC is a wholly owned subsidiary of NM Group Global, LLC.

NM Group Global LLC is a holding company for a growing group of manufacturing firms with a global reach for sourcing and marketing. Founded in 2002 with the purchase of National Machinery LLC, the original holding company, and world leader in the development and manufacture of cold forming machines, process technology, and aftermarket services. National Machinery, founded in 1874, is headquartered in Tiffin, Ohio with service centers and sales offices throughout the world.

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