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TricorBraun Names New President and CEO

Oct 21, 2017

Keith Strope To Become Executive Chairman

ST. LOUIS, Oct. 20, 2017 - TricorBraun, a global packaging solutions leader, is pleased to announce that Court Carruthers will become the company's President and CEO effective October 30, 2017. He succeeds the company's long-serving President and CEO, Keith Strope, who will become Executive Chairman.

Strope noted the move is part... Read More

Tradetec Skyline Expands Project Team

Oct 18, 2017

Lombard, IL - TradeTec Skyline, a full-service B2B exhibit house specializing in trade show displays and services is pleased to announce the recent expansion of their project team.

Krista McCloud, who joined TradeTec as an account coordinator in October 2015 has been promoted to the role of Account Manager. Before TradeTec, Krista worked on the client side of the industry where she... Read More

WAGO Names New General Manager for Mexico

Oct 13, 2017

Germantown, WI - October, 2017 - WAGO North America has named Daniel Hernandez as the new general manager for Mexico. Hernandez holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering, as well as, a Masters of Business Administration. He worked in varying management roles for IMI Norgren, an automation company, before becoming General Manager for CKD, a Japanese automation company, in which he was... Read More

TFGUSA Welcomes John Hua

Oct 13, 2017

The Federal Group is pleased to welcome John Hua. He brings a wealth of knowledge to the team with 5 plus years of experience in many fields as well as working directly for Daimler Automotive Group. Additionally, he is returning to the Federal Group with a Master’s degree in Supply Chain from the University of Texas.

As our Supply Chain Manager his main responsibility will be overseas... Read More

Montalvo Expands Inside Sales & Support Team

Oct 10, 2017

October, 2017, Gorham, ME, USA - Cristine Vickery has joined The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in web tension control, as their new Inside Sales Representative. Mrs. Vickey's primary responsibilities include assisting customers in all capacities, from quoting, product recommendations, application assistance, and general support as well working with Montalvo's outside... Read More

Brent McKinley joins AEMC® Instruments as North Central District Sales Engineer

Oct 10, 2017

October 5, 2017 - Brent McKinley joins AEMC® Instruments as North Central District Sales Engineer.

Foxborough, MA - AEMC® Instruments announces the appointment of Brent McKinley as its North Central District Sales Engineer. He will be responsible for sales covering the northern central territory of (MI, IN, OH and KY). Brent will be based out of the Dayton, Ohio area and will report... Read More

Hillman Announces Key Management Change

Oct 07, 2017

Robert (Rocky) Kraft Appointed As Chief Financial Officer

CINCINNATI, Oct. 6, 2017 - The Hillman Companies, Inc. (NYSE-AMEX: HLM.PR) and The Hillman Group, Inc. (collectively, "Hillman" or the "Company") announced today that Robert (Rocky) Kraft will join Hillman as Chief Financial Officer and Treasurer on November 1, 2017.

Mr. Kraft, age 47, is a seasoned business executive with... Read More

Jaime Harris - President & CEO of Hydra-Flex - Named Executive of the Year at 2017 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards

Oct 07, 2017

September 28, 2017 - Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN - Jaime Harris, President and CEO of Hydra-Flex, Inc. - manufacturer of innovative fluid handling equipment - has been named the winner of the Executive of the Year category in the 2017 Minnesota Manufacturing Awards.

Award winners were determined based on a panel of judges from highly recognized firms in Minnesota's manufacturing... Read More

Josee Lepore joins Delta Prevention as Business Development Manager

Oct 02, 2017

Chambly,QC, September 5th, 2017 - Delta Prevention is proud to announce the nomination of Josee Lepore as Business Development Manager for Canada and the United States. With more than 15 years of experience in health and safety and fall protection, Mme Lepore will be in charge of developing the distribution network for the Canadian manufacturer of collective fall protection equipment. Josee... Read More

Christina Wegner Joins Vollrath Company as Vice President of Marketing

Sep 29, 2017

SHEBOYGAN, Wis. - September 25, 2017 - The Vollrath Company, LLC, announces Christina Wegner has accepted the position of vice president of marketing.

Wegner will be responsible for the development and execution of marketing communications and branding strategies across all Vollrath businesses - domestic and international. She will report to Paul Bartelt, president and CEO.

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Toby Thomann Named President of WAGO North America

Sep 16, 2017

Germantown, WI - August, 2017 - WAGO has named Toby Thomann as President of North American headquarters in Germantown, WI. Thomann has been with WAGO for 23 years and has worked as Regional Sales Manager, Zone Manager, Marketing Manager and most recently Vice President of Sales.

“I am excited and honored to now be leading our team in North America. We are looking to expand our... Read More

Entegris Appoints Susan Rice as Senior Vice President Human Resources

Sep 15, 2017

BILLERICA, Mass., Sept. 14, 2017 - Entegris, Inc. (NASDAQ: ENTG), a leading specialty materials provider, today announced that Susan Rice has been appointed Senior Vice President of Human Resources. Ms. Rice is responsible for driving the enterprise-wide human resources strategy for Entegris' 3,500 global team members and replaces Joseph Murphy, who retired earlier this summer. She is part... Read More

Montalvo Names New Applications Specialist - Europe

Sep 13, 2017

August 29, 2017, Gorham, ME, USA - Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, welcomes Matthias Geissler as their new Applications Specialist - Europe. Mr. Geissler's primary responsibilities include overseeing all aspects of sales, service and support for customers throughout Europe. Mr. Geissler is based in Montalvo Deutschland.

Montalvo's German Senior... Read More

Stewart EFI, LLC Appoints General Manager and Manufacturing Manager to Their El Paso, Texas Operations

Sep 13, 2017

El Paso, TX July 31, 2017 – Stewart EFI, LLC is pleased to announce Manuel Campos has been promoted to General Manager and Steven Tooker has been promoted to Manufacturing Manager of Stewart EFI’s El Paso, TX stamping operations.

Mr. Campos will oversee the operations of the Stewart EFI Texas LLC stamping facility and has been with Stewart EFI since 2001, rising through the ranks... Read More

Stewart EFI, LLC Appoints President and Chief Operating Officer

Sep 13, 2017

Thomaston, CT, September 5, 2017 – Stewart EFI, LLC is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Morrissey to the position of President and Chief Operating Officer (COO) with all areas of the company reporting to him. Mike comes to us from a Berkshire Hathaway owned company where he had full responsibility for all operations and financial controls. We are excited to have Mike join us and... Read More

Chip Rowland Joins Graphel Carbon Products as Territory Sales Manager - SE

Sep 13, 2017

Graphel Carbon Products is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Territory Sales Manager for the South East, Ronald J. (Chip) Rowland. Chip joins Graphel Carbon Products with over 20 years of experience in supplying machine tool companies and manufacturers with custom designed, gear-driven tools and tool holders. Chip will be based out of our Landrum, SC location, but will have... Read More

Jay Gallagher Retires After 15 Years of Dedicated Service

Sep 13, 2017

After more than 15 years with BJM Pumps, Jay Gallagher, Atlantic Regional Sales Manager, has retired. Jay and his wife Eileen look forward to spending more time with their grandchild, daughter and son-in-law during their retirement.

In light of Jay's retirement, Steve Mosley, who has served as BJM's Application Engineer for the last 5 years, has joined the sales team as BJM... Read More

TricorBraun WinePak Hires Derek Payne as Packaging Consultant

Sep 09, 2017

FAIRFIELD, Calif., Sept. 8, 2017 - TricorBraun WinePak, North America's leading wine bottle distributor, has hired Derek Payne as a Packaging Consultant, according to Andrew Bottene, Senior Vice President at TricorBraun WinePak.

"Derek has tremendous experience in packaging sales," said Bottene. "He is a strong addition and will be focused on the British Columbia interior wine... Read More

Graphel Carbon Products Announces New Territory Sales Manager for the SE

Sep 09, 2017

Cincinnati, OH - Graphel Carbon Products is pleased to announce the appointment of a new Territory Sales Manager for the South East, Ronald J. (Chip) Rowland. Chip joins Graphel Carbon Products with over 20 years of experience in supplying machine tool companies and manufacturers with custom designed, gear-driven tools and tool holders. Chip will be based out of our Landrum, SC location, but... Read More

Rockwell Automation Announces CEO Blake Moret to become Chairman

Sep 08, 2017

September 07, 2017 MILWAUKEE - Rockwell Automation, Inc. (NYSE:ROK) today announced that its Board of Directors has elected President and Chief Executive Officer Blake D. Moret as Chairman of the Board effective January 1, 2018. Moret, 54, succeeds Keith D. Nosbusch, who has served as chairman since 2005 and remains as a director. The Company will continue to have an independent lead... Read More