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Canada Welcomes New Regional Sales Manager in Southwestern, Ontario

Apr 20, 2017

Germantown, WI - April, 2017 - Canada continues its growth with the addition of Patrick Butler as Regional Sales Manager in Southwestern, Ontario. Butler is an Ontario native, born and raised just outside of Toronto. He spent 16 years with Phoenix Contact as a District Application Specialist, a Regional Sales Manager, and Regional Channel Manager providing a strong knowledge of the industry... Read More

C&J Industries Announces New President & CEO

Apr 19, 2017

C&J Industries forms a 100% employee-owned ESOP

Meadville, PA – October 3, 2016 On Friday, September 30, 2016, during an off-site management meeting, C&J Industries’ long-standing President and CEO, Dennis Frampton announced his retirement. Mr. Frampton’s decision had been planned for several months and was timed to coincide with the end of the company’s fiscal year.

As... Read More

Shephard Girion Named General Manager For Dytran Instruments, Inc.

Apr 17, 2017

August 15, 2016 – Chatsworth, California, USA – Dytran Instruments, Inc. ( a leading manufacturer of piezoelectric and DC MEMS accelerometers, dynamic force and pressure sensors, cables, and associated electronics, is pleased to announce that Shephard (Shep) Girion has been named general manager.

In his new position, Shep is... Read More

Scott Cirrione Named Inside Sales Manager for Dytran Instruments, Inc.

Apr 17, 2017

March 20, 2017 – Chatsworth, California, USA – Dytran Instruments, Inc. ( a leading manufacturer of piezoelectric and DC MEMS accelerometers, dynamic force and pressure sensors, cables, and associated electronics, is pleased to announce that Scott Cirricione has been named inside sales manager.

Scott is a resourceful team leader... Read More

Borries Marking Systems Has Strengthened their Sales and Marketing Capabilities with the Addition of Holger Markgraf to the Team

Apr 14, 2017

Holger has over 20 years of experience in the automotive and mechanical engineering industry from previous positions he held in Germany and he has made the move with his family to the US, to join Borries. His experience and expertise in providing the various sales and technical support for customer needs will greatly strengthen the responsiveness of the Borries USA team.

One of... Read More

Johnson Controls Appoints New Global VP, GM of Security Products

Apr 08, 2017

David Grinstead brings decade of Tyco sales leadership

MILWAUKEE – (April 5, 2017) – Johnson Controls has announced that David Grinstead has been named Vice President and General Manager, Global Security Products, a newly created position within Johnson Controls, to oversee all of the company’s security products operations.

Grinstead leads Global Security Product’s... Read More

CMP Hires New Regional Sales Manager Gina Harris

Apr 06, 2017

CMP is excited to announce the addition of a new Regional Sales Manager, Gina Harris to its Pool Division Sales Team. Gina has extensive sales management experience in the pool and spa industry. Most recently she held a Regional Sales Management position with AquaStar® Pool Products, and has more than a decade of experience with Hayward® Pool Products and Superior Pools.

Gina will be... Read More

Joe Emanuele Recognized as Accudraft’s Top Distributor, 3rd Year in a Row

Apr 05, 2017

Accudraft has been the top paint booth manufacturer for decades. Many paint booth suppliers have started working exclusively with Accudraft to ensure their clients always get a highquality product.

Randolph, NJ March 30, 2017 - Accudraft manufacturer, Saima of North America, recently announced that New Yorker, Joe Emanuele from Saugerties, has been recognized as the country’s top... Read More

Nationwide Boiler Extends Global Reach Naming Latin America Business Manager

Mar 30, 2017

Fremont, California, March 28, 2017 - Nationwide Boiler Inc., recently appointed Jaime Cubillos as the company’s Latin America Business Manager. Mr. Cubillos brings Nationwide Boiler over thirty years of experience in the industrial and engineering sector, working with customers both domestically and internationally. His expertise includes firetube and watertube boilers, heat recovery steam... Read More

Three Sixty Safety Hires Confined Space Expert and Lead Safety Trainer

Mar 30, 2017

St. Clair Shores, MI, March 29, 2017- Three Sixty Safety, a leader in sustainable workplace safety improvement, has recently hired a Confined Space Expert and Lead Safety Trainer, Mel Conrad. Mel comes with 18 years of experience in the safety field. He has performed confined space rescue and site safety training for Ford, GM, Chrysler, Marathon, BP, Sunoco, DET, US Steel, and various other... Read More

Infiana Expands its Management Team - Expansion of Global Organization

Mar 18, 2017

With Sabine Wieser and Stefan Herfurth, films expert Infiana has secured two new management talents.

Sabine Wieser will assume responsibility for Global Human Resources

As Vice President Global Human Resources, Sabine Wieser will be responsible for further developing Infiana's corporate culture. In this regard, she places particular emphasis on talent development and employer... Read More

Avomeen Analytical Services Names Mark Harvill New CEO

Mar 14, 2017

ANN ARBOR, Mich., March 13, 2017 - Avomeen Analytical Services, a full-service independent analytical testing and product development laboratory based in Ann Arbor, Michigan, today announced that Mark Harvill has been named its CEO. High Street Capital of Chicago and Avomeen founder and retiring CEO Shri Thanedar, Ph.D., made the announcement.

Harvill will lead Avomeen’s day-to-day... Read More

AMETEK Announces Appointment of Thomas Amato to Board of Directors

Mar 08, 2017

BERWYN, Pa., March 7, 2017 - AMETEK, Inc. (NYSE: AME) today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Thomas Amato as a new director of the Company. Mr. Amato serves as President and Chief Executive Officer of TriMas Corporation (NASDAQ: TRS), a diversified, global manufacturer of engineered products.

"We are excited to have Tom join our team as a member of AMETEK's Board... Read More

Ellsworth Adhesives’ Engineering Sales Representative Awarded Henkel 2016 Sales Pro of the Year

Mar 08, 2017

GERMANTOWN, WI – March, 2017 – Ellsworth Adhesives, a global distributor of adhesives, specialty chemicals, and dispensing equipment, is pleased to announce that the Henkel 2016 Sales Pro of the Year was awarded to their Engineering Sales Representative (ESR), Ken McIntosh.

This award is given to Henkel distributor sellers who demonstrate top sales growth, focus on emerging markets,... Read More

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