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Mate appoints president, vice chairman

June 5, 2007

Dean A. Sundquist, chairman and CEO of Mate Precision Tooling, has announced the appointment of Jack Schneider to the newly created position of vice chairman and Kevin Nicholson to the position of...

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Vulcanium adds to sales staff

May 8, 2007

Vulcanium Corp. has added Stella Reeves to its sales staff.Reeves has a background in chemical troubleshooting and electroplating and has worked for more than 20 years in laboratories and sales,...

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Wheelabrator adds sales account manager

May 8, 2007

Tim McLaughlin recently joined Wheelabrator Group as sales manager overseeing Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.McLaughlin has 31 years of mechanical surface preparation experience, specifically with...

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Solar Atmospheres adds vacuum furnace

April 10, 2007

Solar Atmospheres of Western Pennsylvania has added a third 24-ft. 75,000 lb. capacity furnace, which is being constructed onsite by Solar Manufacturing. The Hermitage, Pa., plant specializes in...

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Hans Weber names regional sales manager

April 10, 2007

Hans Weber Corp., Olathe, Kan., the North American sales and marketing subsidiary for Hans Weber Maschinenfabrik GmbH, Kronach, Germany, has appointed Brian Hilscher as regional sales manager.The...

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Electrex celebrates 50th anniversary

March 13, 2007

Electrex Company, Inc, Harrison Township, Mich., is celebrating its 50th Anniversary.Established in 1957 to provide electrical contracting, the company installed primary services and wired buildings,...

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Paulo Products adds surface treatment capabilities

February 13, 2007

Paulo Products Co. has added two surface treatments at its St. Louis, Mo., facility.Paulo – St. Louis now has the capability to perform gas nitriding. Gas nitriding is carried out in a sealed...

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ESAB supplies machines to Gulf shipyards

February 13, 2007

ESAB Welding & Cutting Products has announced that after nearly four years of technical discussions and meetings, Ingalls Shipyards in Mississippi, which was devastated by Hurricane Katrina, and...

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Wheelabrator hires territory account manager

February 13, 2007

Wheelabrator Plus, LaGrange, Ga., has announced that Tim McLaughlin has joined the company as territory account manager responsible for Ohio, Kentucky, and West Virginia.McLaughlin, who has more than...

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Mate Precision Tooling announces sales management promotions

February 13, 2007

Mate Precision Tooling, Anoka, Minn., has promoted Paul Sandberg to the position of vice president international sales. Sandberg assumed the position from Chet Ferger, who will continue on with the...

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AHT opens service center

December 12, 2006

AHT Corp., Waterloo, Iowa, plans to open another UltraGlow® service center in Cullman, Ala.According to the company, the Cullman facility will have a complete line of UltraGlow ion nitriding...

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3M to expand superabrasives manufacturing operation

November 27, 2006

St. Paul, Minn.-based 3M recently announced plans to expand manufacturing operations for its superabrasives business. Operations currently housed in a small facility in Whippany, New Jersey, will move...

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Vulcanium appoints sales director

November 7, 2006

Vulcanium Corp., Northbrook, Ill., has named Rick Piacenza as director of sales. He is responsible for managing and targeting sales efforts for both anodizing and plating systems.Piacenza directs both...

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International Paint names engineering account executive

November 7, 2006

International Paint LLC, Houston, a division of Akzo Nobel, has hired Bob Bernard as engineering account executive for the high-value infrastructure markets in Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, and...

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OEM Fabricators receives grant for expansion

November 7, 2006

OEM Fabricators Inc., Woodville, Wis., received a grant from Lt. Gov. Barbara Lawton to begin construction on a new facility in Neillsville, Wis.The 50,000-sq.-ft facility will be used to build large...

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