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Pioneer of Fastening Industry Fred B. Powers, Jr. Dies at Age 72

Frederic Booth Powers Jr., a pioneer in the construction fastening industry and former Chairman and President of Powers Fasteners, Inc., New Rochelle, N.Y., died at his home in Larchmont, N.Y., on Dec. 20 at the age of 72. The announcement was made by Jeffrey R. Powers, who succeeded his father as President in 1997, and now runs the company with his three brothers -- Christopher, who is CEO;...

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Business Objects Names Mark Doll Senior Vice President of Professional Services; Industry Veteran to Lead Professional Services Organization Through Company's Next Phase of Growth

SAN JOSE, Calif. & PARIS--Jan. 3, 2006--Business Objects (Nasdaq:BOBJ) (Euronext Paris ISIN code: FR0004026250 - BOB), the world's leading provider of business intelligence (BI) solutions, today announced that it has appointed Mark Doll to the position of senior vice president, professional services. In this role, Doll will focus on expanding the global professional services organization and...

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David Zenthoefer Named MIRATECH's Sales Director

David Zenthoefer Named MIRATECH's Sales Director MIRATECH-® Corporation/Tulsa, Oklahoma - MIRATECH Corporation (www.miratechcorp.com) - a leader in emission solutions for industrial, reciprocating engines - has named David Zenthoefer its Sales Director. Zenthoefer will direct MIRATECH's sales activities; supervise the company's team of five regional sales managers, the MIRATECH inside sales...

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Network Physics Hires Top-Performing Technology Veteran as Vice President of Sales

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. - December 13, 2005 -Network Physics, the leader in application performance insight, today announced that Gerard Jeffries has joined the company as the vice president of sales. Jeffries worked closely with Network Physics' president and CEO, Kenny Frerichs during Network Alchemy/Nokia's successful market surge from 1998 to 2000. Frerichs and Jeffries' efforts led to the...

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SPX Process Equipment, Appoints Bruce Smith Eastern Regional Manager for North American Sanitary Sales Team

DELAVAN, WI (SEPT. 2005) - SPX PROCESS EQUIPMENT announces the appointment of Bruce Smith to the position of Eastern Regional Manager for the North American Sanitary Sales Team. He will coordinate efforts with SPXPE Business Development Managers in increasing Waukesha Cherry-Burrell brand product awareness. Bruce brings 30 years of experience in the sales, marketing and application of sanitary...

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George Dettloff Named President and CEO of SKF USA Inc.

George Dettloff has been named President and Chief Executive Officer of SKF USA Inc. (headquartered in Norristown, PA), effective January 1, 2006. He succeeds Sten Malmstrom, who retires from SKF after 32 years of service in various senior management positions. In addition to his new responsibilities, Dettloff remains President of the SKF Automotive Division-North America, where he has served...

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Wildeck, Inc. Appoints New Marketing Manager

Company to accelerate product development and market expansion in Mezzanines, Protective Railing Systems, and Material Handling Lifts September 2005 - Wildeck, Inc., headquartered in Waukesha, WI, has announced the appointment of Hubert (Hue) Schlegel as its new Marketing Manager. He replaces Chris Schmitt who is retiring after more than 10 years with the company. According to Keith Pignolet,...

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Linde Lift Truck Names Brian Butler Its New President

SUMMERVILLE, SC -- Mitch Milovich, president of Linde Lift Truck Corporation since 1991, recently announced that Brian Butler joined the South Carolina-based lift truck manufacturer on July 1st and will succeed him as president on August 1st. Mr. Milovich will be retiring from the Company and will be returning to Lift Atlanta, Inc., the familyowned Linde dealership he established in 1975....

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Moyno, Inc. Appoints New Vice President of Finance

Moyno, Inc. Appoints New Vice President of Finance Springfield, Ohio - Moyno, Inc. has announced the appointment of Paul Reiss as Vice President of Finance. Reiss will be directly responsible for all financial matters at Moyno, Inc., a unit of Robbins & Myers, and will be located in Springfield, Ohio. His responsibilities will include the financial oversight of the worldwide Moyno Group,...

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Panasonic Factory Solutions Company Expands Marketing, Technical Service Teams in Robotic Welding Arena

August 18, 2005 - Buffalo Grove, IL - Panasonic Factory Solutions Company of America has named Sean Walters Marketing Product Manager, Welding and Robotics Group; Ross Harkins Senior Welding Applications Engineer; and Randy Kulick Senior Field Service Technician. Walters' responsibilities include marketing and promotion materials, activities, and development for the welding and robotics group,...

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