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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

ECA Promotes Harmston to VP - Sales and Marketing

Sep 08, 2017

Pittsburgh, Pa., July 27, 2017: Equipment Corporation of America (ECA), a leading distributor of foundation construction equipment, has promoted Jeff Harmston to the position of Vice President - Sales and Marketing, effective July 1, 2017.

Harmston had served as Southeast Regional Sales Manager, working out of ECA’s Greensboro, North Carolina location since 2011. His role involved... Read More

Scott Crothers to Lead Military Division at the 2017 Industrial Fabrics Association International Expo

Sep 07, 2017

Milford, DE – First State Manufacturing (FSM) is proud to announce that Scott Crothers, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for First State Manufacturing, has been chosen to lead the discussion for the Military Division at the 2017 Industrial Fabrics Association International (IFAI) Expo in New Orleans, Louisiana, September 25-28. A member of the Military Board since 2013, Crothers has... Read More

Raghu Arunachalam, Ph.D., Appointed to Chief Technology Officer at Industrial Scientific

Sep 01, 2017

Raghu will be responsible for the direction of Industrial Scientific Corporation’s technology offerings

PITTSBURGH, PA - 30 August 2017 - Industrial Scientific, the global leader in gas detection, is pleased to announce that Raghu Arunachalam has joined the company as Chief Technology Officer. In this role, Raghu will be responsible for the direction of Industrial Scientific’s... Read More

Schneider Electric Appoints Emily Heitman to Lead Energy Businesses in U.S. and Canada

Aug 31, 2017

- Named Vice President, Energy U.S. & Canada, Schneider Electric

- Provides leadership, drives growth and delivers exceptional service through innovative strategies in electrical distribution and energy management

ANDOVER, Mass., Aug. 30, 2017 - Schneider Electric, the global specialist in energy management and automation, announced the appointment of Emily Heitman as Vice... Read More

International Polymer Solutions Inc. (iPolymer) Hires Eliot Fischer for the Eastern US Region

Aug 23, 2017

IRVINE, Calif., Aug. 22, 2017 - International Polymer Solutions Inc. (iPolymer) is pleased to announce that Eliot Fischer has joined our team as our new Regional Sales Manager for the US Eastern Region.

Eliot's extensive background in flow control and fluid handling, as well as his regional sales and product experience, will be an excellent addition to the iPolymer team. Eliot has... Read More

Adams Magnetic Products Hires Mike Devine as Senior Applications Engineer

Aug 23, 2017

Elmhurst, IL - Adams Magnetic Products, Co., a leading supplier of permanent magnets, rare earth magnets, flexible magnets and magnetic assemblies has appointed Michael Devine as Senior Applications Engineer in its Elmhurst facility. Mr. Devine will provide direct engineering support to Adams’ customer base as well as sales and production support, primarily focusing on permanent and... Read More

PFERD Inc. Appoints New Pipeline Channel Account Manager

Aug 18, 2017

Milwaukee, WI - PFERD INC., a global manufacturer and distributor of abrasives, brushes and power tools, has announced the appointment of Michael Roche to the position of Account Manager, Pipeline Market. Roche will report to Jon-Michael Raymond, Vice President, Sales. The announcement was made by Gene Huegin, president.

In this position, Roche will be responsible for developing strong... Read More

Ipsen Announces Strategic Organizational Changes to Promote Future Growth and Innovation

Aug 18, 2017

CHERRY VALLEY, IL – As Ipsen focuses on supporting the industry, several strategic changes will be made in the company’s organizational structure to strengthen their position as the leading global provider of integrated heat treatment solutions.

“We are in an exciting period of growth for Ipsen, which has been built on both innovation and exceeding customer expectations. The Ipsen... Read More

WAGO Adds Regional Sales Manager for Southern Minnesota and South Dakota

Aug 15, 2017

Germantown, WI – WAGO has added Andy Chesla to its sales force to cover Southern Minnesota and South Dakota. Chesla graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Minnesota. Following graduation, he worked for Power/mation where he held a Technical Sales role for four years and a Sales Associate position for six years. Bringing a combination of... Read More

Mark Annese Helps Secure Family Legacy

Aug 15, 2017

A family business brings many levels of satisfaction. The greatest, of course, is when new family members carry on the tradition. Those are the words of Bomas Vice President, Theresa Annese, as the company announced the promotion of Mark Annese to General Manager.

Bomas was founded by Pat Annese in 1959. When his son, Joe, joined the company in 1979, the family legacy began to be... Read More

Fourth Generation Joins Union Tool

Aug 14, 2017

The Union Tool Corporation proudly welcomes another member of the fourth generation to its family-owned business, started by Karl J. Heinzelman in 1944. Nick Simpson joins Union Tool after working several years in hospitality sales in Bloomington, IN for a leading hospitality company. During that time, Simpson was promoted to several roles including sales manager, senior sales manager, and... Read More