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ProtoCAM to Appeal to Wider Community with New Hire

Mar 04, 2017

ProtoCAM is pleased to announce the recent addition of Dale Bond to its leadership team. She joins the additive manufacturing firm as their Marketing Coordinator.

Bond comes to ProtoCAM with a range of working experiences, most recently as a digital marketing and social media expert to a number of local businesses. Bond focuses on developing websites, increasing and organizing social... Read More

Delving Deeper into the Medical Manufacturing Market, Preh IMA Automation Evansville Inc. Hires Healthcare Sales Director

Mar 01, 2017

Technology Business Development Veteran John Festa Joins PIA Evansville as Director of Healthcare Sales

Evansville, IN - February 28, 2017 - Preh IMA Automation (PIA) Evansville, Inc., a global leader in automated assembly and inspection system design and integration, today announced the expansion of their foothold in the healthcare market by hiring John J. Festa to the position of... Read More

Top Value Fabrics Honors Robert Hinsch

Mar 01, 2017

CARMEL, Indiana (February 28, 2017) – Robert Hinsch, Vice President for Top Value Fabrics, is celebrating his 30th year with the company.

Robert joined Top Value Fabrics in 1987 with the idea to build a West Coast sales and distribution center. In his role as Vice President, Robert continues to be an integral partner in building an industry leading distribution center and sales force.... Read More

Electroforming Expert Rejoins the Optiforms' Family

Feb 24, 2017

Optiforms is pleased to announce the hiring of Bruce Barnes as the Director of Manufacturing. Bruce will oversee the manufacturing aspects of electroformed components, precious metal plating, and reflective enhancement of surfaces through vapor deposition processes. Bruce brings 40+ years' experience in electroformed optics manufacturing with an emphasis on boosting quality, and excellent... Read More

Steel of America Owner and President D. Justin Ford has Eclipsed a Milestone of 40 Years in the Hot Rolled Steel Distribution Business

Feb 20, 2017

We are pleased to announce that our owner and president D. Justin Ford has eclipsed a milestone of 40 years in the hot rolled steel distribution business. He began his career at a privately owned steel distribution company in Baltimore where he reached the level of Sales Manager before the age of 30. He then opened his first steel distribution company in 1989. After passing ownership to his... Read More

WAGO Adds Sergio Vergara as Senior Sales and Application Engineer of Eastern Canada

Feb 16, 2017

Germantown, WI - February, 2017 - WAGO announces the addition of Sergio Vergara as Senior Sales and Application Engineer of Eastern Canada.

Vergara was born in Colombia and received his degree in Electrical Engineering from La Universidad de Los Andes in Bogotá. Upon graduating he began his career working as a Project Engineer for Proctek, ABB then Invensys (later acquired by Schneider... Read More

New Vice President

Feb 16, 2017

We are pleased that Michael Persichilli has joined the Keystone Threaded Projects Team as Vice President of Sales & Marketing. Michael brings extensive sales leadership experience to our team and is focused on building and maintaining strategic customer-partner relationships. We look forward to Michael's support with Keystone's ability to continue exceeding our Customer... Read More

TricorBraun Hires Two New Product Design Engineers

Feb 14, 2017

OAK BROOK, Ill., Feb. 13, 2017 - TricorBraun Design & Engineering Group announces the hire of Jay Lee and Jeff Bersch. Lee began in November and Bersch in January. The product design engineer at TricorBraun works with the industrial design team to transform 2D or 3D concepts into production ready solutions that can be properly molded. In addition, the design engineer engages closely with... Read More

Ajax TOCCO Expands Aftermarket Sales Resources

Feb 14, 2017

Emil Weatherbee

Ajax TOCCO Magnethermic welcomes Emil Weatherbee as an Aftermarket Sales Engineer responsible for Wisconsin, Minnesota, Illinois, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska. Weatherbee has spent several years within the foundry industry including a lengthy tenure as Regional Sales Manager for Lectrotherm in North Canton, Ohio.

Weatherbee is a graduate of Kent State... Read More

Mr. Marc-André Aubé Appointed President and Chief Operating Officer of Walter Surface Technologies

Feb 09, 2017

February 8th, 2017 - Pointe - Claire – Walter Surface Technologies has announced the appointment of Marc-André Aubé as its President and Chief Operating Officer.

Before joining Walter Surface Technologies, Mr. Aubé worked as President and Chief Operating Officer of GardaWorld Protective Services. His main responsibilities included driving the company’s annual growth, ensuring... Read More

Walter Appoints New Director of Business Development for North America

Feb 09, 2017

Waukesha, WI-Walter, a leading cutting tool manufacturer has announced the appointment of Thomas Benjamin as director of business development for North America. The announcement was made by Muff Tanriverdi, president and CEO World West Region.

Benjamin currently serves as the U.S. national accounts manager and prior to that was E-Channel manager for Walter.

In his new position,... Read More

Fluid & Gas Flow Equipment

SH Series Gas Discharge Tubes minimize insertion loss.

Feb 08, 2017

Used in G.fast, xDSL, 10GbE, and 10/100/1000 Base-T Ethernet port protection, coaxial cable protection and AC power line protection in VFDs and PIs, SH Series Gas Discharge Tubes are suitable for high surge and high density layout application. Designed with 5kA surge capacity, ≤ 0.7pF off-state capacitance, units come in 5.0 x 5.0 x 4.2mm square body. Offering protection against fast-rising... Read More

Steinmeyer Appoints New Operations Manager for North America

Feb 08, 2017

Burlington, MA, USA, February 7, 2017 – August Steinmeyer GmbH, the world’s premiere manufacturer of precision ground ball screws, announces the appointment of Rosemary Belt as Operations Manager of its North American sales and marketing office. Ms. Belt is now the key contact for customer service at Steinmeyer, Inc., the company’s sole international subsidiary. Ms. Belt joined the... Read More

Scott Miller Joins Ambrell® as Pan European Sales Manager

Feb 06, 2017

Valuable addition to customer service and engineering team.

Scottsville, NY - Ambrell Corporation, a leading source of innovative induction heating solutions worldwide, is pleased to announce the appointment of Scott Miller into a new role as Pan-European Sales Manager. He will be responsible for Central and Eastern Europe and the southern portion of the United Kingdom and will have an... Read More

Schutte-Buffalo Names Director of Engineering

Feb 06, 2017

February 2, 2017 - Buffalo, New York based manufacturer of size reduction equipment Schutte-Buffalo is pleased to announce the promotion of Mark Podgorny to the role of Director of Engineering.

Mark began his career with Buffalo Hammermill Corporation in 1995 as a purchaser and size-reduction test technician. He remained with the company through their merger with fellow Buffalo, NY size... Read More

Curt Pagano Joins Delavau Pharmaceutical Partners as VP of Quality and Regulatory

Feb 03, 2017

PHILADELPHIA, PENNSYLVANIA – July 18, 2016 – For more than 150 years, Delavau has upheld the highest quality standards in servicing over-the-counter (OTC) and vitamin-mineral-supplement (VMS) brands. To further its commitment to quality and excellence, Delavau Pharmaceutical Partners has welcomed industry veteran Curt Pagano to its team as the Vice President of Quality and Regulatory.

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Multi-Pack Solutions Promotes New Operations Manager for Wipes Business

Feb 01, 2017

MT. PROSPECT, IL: Multi-Pack Solutions™ has promoted David Sanchez-Turner to Operations Manager for their Milwaukee, Wisconsin-based wet wipes manufacturing business, where he will lead the company’s Production, Procurement, and Logistics teams. David will be responsible for leading lean and quality-based production initiatives in support of the company’s core commitments to delivering... Read More

NBM Metals Appoints New Vice President of Operations

Jan 31, 2017

NBM Metals, Inc. is pleased to announce the appointment of Tom Bobish as Vice President of Operations. Tom will be responsible for the leadership of the NBM sales team, developing new business and marketing opportunities and creating customized solutions to customer needs.

Tom is a well-known figure in the metals industry with more than 15 years of experience as a senior executive. He... Read More

Komatsu America CEO Rod Schrader Named to AEM Board of Directors

Jan 31, 2017

Schrader to support equipment manufacturer trade group to chart strategic direction for public policy, safety, regulatory, education and training efforts

Rolling Meadows, Ill., - January 30, 2017 - Komatsu America Corp., a leading global heavy equipment manufacturer, today announced Rod Schrader, CEO of Komatsu America Corp., has been elected to the Board of Directors of the Association... Read More

Guill Tool Names Brad Robillard as Representative for Ohio, Indiana, Kentucky and Michigan

Jan 24, 2017

Thomas Baldock, Guill’s Sales Representative Manager, recently announced that Brad Robillard has joined Guill as a sales representative. With more than 50 years of experience, Guill is a recognized technology leader in the design and manufacture of extrusion tooling for various thermoplastic and elastomeric applications. These include medical tubing, multi-lumen, multi-layer, profile... Read More