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Met-Pro Corporation Announces Board of Directors Change

Harleysville, PA, February 3, 2010 - Raymond J. De Hont, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Met-Pro Corporation (NYSE:MPR), announced today that, Nicholas DeBenedictis, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Aqua America (NYSE:WTR), has tendered his resignation from the Met-Pro Corporation Board of Directors. In tendering his resignation, Mr. DeBenedictis stated that his decision to resign...

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Composite Resources' Jonathan and Lisa Bennett Named Ambassadors for Economic Development

Composite Resources, a global leader in the design, prototyping and manufacturing of advanced composite solutions announced today that company founder Jonathan Bennett and company Vice President and Director of Operations, Lisa Bennett have been chosen as York County Ambassadors for Economic Development in the State of South Carolina. The award was presented by Mark Sanders, Governor of the State...

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SME Recognizes Young Leaders

2010 SME Richard E. Morley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award Recipients Announced DEARBORN, Mich., - It's been said that invention is the talent of youth..." This is particularly true of several of the winners of the 2010 Society of Manufacturing Engineers Richard E. Morley Outstanding Young Manufacturing Award who are being honored for among other accomplishments inventions or...

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CeramTec North America Introduces New President

Laurens, SC, January 12, 2010 -CeramTec North America Corporation (CTNA), a major supplier of Advanced Technical Ceramics and leader in Hermetic products, is pleased to announce the hiring of Mr. Joe Byouk as their new President. Mr. Byouk was introduced to the CeramTec employees by Dr. Ulf-D Zimmermann, Chairman of the Board of CeramTecAG. When introducing Mr. Byouk, Dr. Zimmermann said, Joe...

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VIBCO President, Karl Wadensten, Appointed to Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation Board of Directors

1/27/2010 - Karl Wadensten has been appointed by Rhode Island Governor Donald L. Carcieri to the Rhode Island Economic Development Corporation (EDC) Board of Directors. The appointments are subject to review and consent of the Rhode Island State Senate. Wadensten is the President of VIBCO Vibrators in Wyoming, RI and the host of The Lean Nation radio show airing daily from 4-5pm on WPRV 790AM...

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John Chir Elected Chairman of ASTM International Metallography Committee

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-ASTM International Committee E04 on Metallography has elected John Chir, manager of labs and nondestructive testing at Latrobe Specialty Steel Co., Latrobe, Pa., as its new chairman. The committee, with a membership of more than 175, includes 15 subcommittees who maintain 34 standards on metallography published in the Annual Book of ASTM Standards. In...

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ASTM International Committee on Unmanned Aircraft Elects Jeff Goldfinger as Chairman

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-Jeff Goldfinger, a director of business development at L-3 Communications Corp., has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee F38 on Unmanned Aircraft Systems. The committee, with a membership of approximately 175, develops standards related to design, performance, quality acceptance tests and safety monitoring for unmanned aircraft systems. An...

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ASTM International Committee on Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers Names Ernest J. Pauliny Jr. as Chairman

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-Engineer Ernest J. Pauliny Jr. of Toms River, N.J., has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee F18 on Electrical Protective Equipment for Workers. The committee includes more than 250 members who oversee 42 standards related to tools, materials and equipment used by workers for protection from electrical hazard. Pauliny, who joined ASTM...

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Dale Wahlquist is New Chairman of ASTM International Committee on Nuclear Fuel Cycle

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., January 29, 2010-Dale Wahlquist, department manager, applied engineering design and drafting at Idaho National Laboratory in Idaho Falls, Idaho, has been named chairman of ASTM International Committee C26 on Nuclear Fuel Cycle for a two-year term. Committee C26 consists of approximately 200 members who oversee more than 160 standards covering the nuclear fuel cycle,...

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Komatsu CEO Ranked Among Top 20 World-Wide By Harvard Business Review

Masahiro Sakane is top-rated Japanese CEO Rolling Meadows, IL, January 28, 2009- Masahiro Sakane, Chairman of Komatsu Ltd., the parent company of Komatsu America Corp., was named one of the best-performing CEOs in the world, according to a recent Harvard Business Review article. CEOs on the list, were selected from nearly 2,000 CEOs of large public companies worldwide, and were ranked based on...

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