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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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Osborn Intl. names president

September 12, 2006

Osborn Intl. North America, Cleveland, has named Richard M. Halen Jr. as president.Halen has a background in manufacturing, engineering, operations, sales, marketing, and strategic planning. He was...

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International Paint names regional sales manager

September 12, 2006

International Paint LLC, Houston, has hired Kevin Coleman as protective coatings regional sales manager for the Southeast.Coleman helps to direct the company's long-term efforts for expanding its...

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Wall Colmonoy hires business development manager

June 13, 2006

Wall Colmonoy Corp., Madison Heights, Mich., has named Morris Warino as business development manager for Wall Colmonoy Oklahoma City, which part of the WCC Aeronautical and Aerospace Group.Morris has...

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Linetec honored by governor as exemplary employer

June 13, 2006

Wisconsin Governor Jim Doyle honored Linetec as an exemplary employer committed to the principles of diversity in the workplace. The State of Wisconsin's Division of Vocational Rehabilitation (DVR)...

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Balzers acquires Gold Star PVD coatings operation, opens Houston facility

May 9, 2006

Unaxis has announced that its coating services business unit, Balzers, has acquired the PVD coating operations of Gold Star Coatings, a subsidiary of the industrial tooling group Star Cutter...

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FKM moves North American headquarters

May 9, 2006

FKM-USA, the North American division of FKM-Walzentechnik, Duisburg, Germany, has relocated its North American headquarters to Frankfort, Ill.The new facility has 3,000 sq. ft. of office space and...

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Abtex updates product catalog

May 9, 2006

Abtex Corp., Victor, N.Y., has updated its fiber abrasive products catalog.The 24-page catalog includes new products and new specifications for existing products.Each product line in the new catalog...

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Weiler adds to staff, facility

May 9, 2006

Weiler Corp. has announced plans to expand its Cresco, Pa.-based facility. The building project encompasses a 25,000-sq.-ft. addition to it offices and a 16,000-sq.-ft. addition to its distribution...

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Wall Colmonoy names vice president

April 11, 2006

Wall Colmonoy Corp., Madison Heights, Mich., has elected John Sturch as vice president of the company's Aeronautical and Aerospace group.Sturch is responsible for business development and growth for...

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