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Monday | 16 October, 2017 | 7:42 pm

CEO Stefan Klebert to leave Schuler

October 16, 2017 - The CEO of Schuler AG, Mr. Stefan Klebert, is not extending his contract and will leave the company by mutual consent on expiry of April 24, 2018, the day of the Annual Shareholders’ Meeting. 

Thursday | 05 October, 2017 | 8:53 am

Vero Software hires outside sales account manager Bill Horvat for its Edgecam and Surfcam brands

October 5, 2017 - Vero Software has hired new Outside Sales Account Manager Bill Horvat, based in Delavan, Wis., to represent its Surfcam and Edgecam brands.

Monday | 25 September, 2017 | 7:09 am

New head of sales and support appointed to meet Unison growth

September 25, 2017 - Stuart Calvert, who has more than 15 years’ experience working in sales and export roles with global industrial manufacturers, joins the Scarborough-based company in this new post which sees a dedicated customer service department created to drive further expansion and support global customers.

Tuesday | 12 September, 2017 | 8:10 am

Hunter Coe appointed Chief Executive Officer of COE Press Equipment

September 12, 2017 - COE Press Equipment has announced the appointment of Hunter Coe to CEO, succeeding his father John Coe, who has now advanced to Chairman of the Board. As CEO, Hunter will help establish the company’s strategic direction and work with the executive team to ensure the company’s continuing success.

Wednesday | 30 August, 2017 | 9:46 am

MidWest Materials appoints Rob Loveman as Director of Sales, Plate Products

August 30, 2017 - MidWest Materials is proud to announce the appointment of Rob Loveman as Director of Sales, Plate Products. Loveman has over 25 years experience in the steel industry serving as Executive Vice-President of Loveman Steel Corporation.

Thursday | 24 August, 2017 | 9:55 am

Rakesh Kumar to lead CI’s sales, marketing and service teams

August 24, 2017 - Cincinnati Incorporated has named industry veteran Rakesh Kumar as Vice President of sales, marketing and service. Kumar, a metal fabrication industry veteran, comes to CI from Amada, where he spent more than 20 years in engineering, manufacturing, production control, solution center management and sales.

Wednesday | 23 August, 2017 | 10:25 am

Gary Locke Joins nLIGHT Inc. Board of Directors

August 23, 2017 - nLIGHT, Inc. today announced the appointment of Gary Locke to its board of directors effective immediately. The experience that Locke brings will help nLIGHT continuing its growth and expansion, including the addition of key manufacturing jobs at its locations in Vancouver, Wash. and Hillsboro, Ore.

Wednesday | 23 August, 2017 | 8:30 am

Mazak Optonics Corp. hires Adam Smelewski to National Sales Manager

August 23, 2017 - With increasing interest in direct diode technology and the introduction of the OPTIPLEX 3015 DDL, Smelewski will be in charge of sales growth in North America. Semlewski’s role as National Sales Manager is to oversee development and management of Mazak’s sales team and distribution network.

Wednesday | 23 August, 2017 | 8:24 am

Fronius adds two sales managers to its southeast sales team

August 23, 2017 - Joe Moore is the new Area Sales Manager for Florida, Georgia, and South Carolina, and Travis Blackwell is the new Area Sales Manager for North Carolina, Virginia, and West Virginia.

Thursday | 17 August, 2017 | 7:43 am

PFERD appoints new pipeline channel account manager

August 17, 2017 - PFERD INC. has announced the appointment of Michael Roche to the position of Account Manager, Pipeline Market. Roche will report to Jon-Michael Raymond, Vice President, Sales. The announcement was made by Gene Huegin, president.

Monday | 31 July, 2017 | 1:28 pm

Handtmann A-Punkt Automation adds Armin Walther as managing director

July 31, 2017 - Armin Walther has been the Managing Director of Handtmann A-Punkt Automation GmbH since June 2017. With his many years of experience in the field of machine tools, he will drive the development of the company forwards.

Thursday | 27 July, 2017 | 10:24 am

Bystronic Inc. announces the appointment of Roberto Nicoli as Managing Director of Bystronic Canada Ltd.

July 27, 2017 - Roberto has been working at Bystronic since September of 2014, as Director of Global Key Account Management, where he strengthened the business relationships with global customers and developed new strategic accounts.

Wednesday | 26 July, 2017 | 11:57 am

BARTON International names Delroy Ross Operations Director

July 26, 2017 - BARTON International has promoted Delroy Ross to director of warehouse operations for two of its garnet abrasives warehouses and processing facilities in Chesapeake, Virginia, and Reserve, Louisiana. He previously served as warehouse manager for those facilities.

Thursday | 20 July, 2017 | 8:37 am

Rocky Pinheiro Joins PennEngineering as Global Vice President of Quality

July 20, 2017 - Pinheiro will be responsible for driving enterprise-wide quality systems improvement, excellence, and evolution and will function as a corporate source matter expert with PennEngineering’s established quality teams in each plant and selling organization.

Tuesday | 18 July, 2017 | 7:41 am

WILA USA adds to management team

July 18, 2017 - WILA USA announces the addition of two new members to its management team: Chris Morse as Senior Vice President and Melissa Clubine as Sales Office Manager. Both are working out of WILA USA’s North American corporate headquarters in Hanover, Maryland.

Thursday | 06 July, 2017 | 7:23 am

Walter Surface Technologies announces the promotion of three of its directors

July 6, 2017 - Walter Surface Technologies announces the promotion of three of its directors, Philip Tanious, Josée Coutu and Daimon Mussell.

Monday | 19 June, 2017 | 12:51 pm

Bob Costa elected president of Rex-Cut Abrasives

June 19, 2017 - Rex-Cut Abrasives named Bob Costa as the company’s President. Costa will assume responsibilities immediately and will succeed Claude Gelinas, who is planning on retiring in late 2018.

Wednesday | 14 June, 2017 | 8:32 am

Beckwood engineer receives professional engineering license

June 14, 2017 - Beckwood Press Company is proud to announce Mechanical Engineer Will Pisoni recently passed the Principles and Practice of Engineering: Machine Design and Materials Exam, earning the title of Professional Engineer (PE).

Friday | 02 June, 2017 | 9:59 am

FMA announces Andrew Flando to lead new market development programs

June 2, 2017 - Andy comes with a wealth of experience within the industry, having spent the last seven years at the Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) where he was a key member of the organization’s leadership team. Andy had specific responsibility for leading PMA’s publishing and trade show operations, including launching a new publication serving the Additive Manufacturing market as well as starting several new events in the U.S. and Mexico.

Friday | 02 June, 2017 | 8:36 am

Lincoln Electric promotes Steven B. Hedlund to lead the International Welding segment

June 2, 2017 - In this role, Hedlund will lead the European and Asia Pacific regions' day-to-day operations and oversee the implementation of all strategic, operational and commercial initiatives. He will continue to serve as a member of the management committee. Hedlund succeeds Mathias Hallmann, who has decided to leave the Company to pursue other interests.

Monday | 22 May, 2017 | 9:44 am

LVD Strippit Mexico appoints sales engineers

May 22, 2017 - LVD Strippit Mexico announces the appointments of Sales Engineers Belisario Antillón and Sandra Torres to its new office in Querétaro, Mexico. The recently-opened LVD Strippit Mexico facility offers sales and technical support for the complete range of LVD Strippit laser cutting, punching, bending and software products.

Thursday | 18 May, 2017 | 12:22 pm

Mazak appoints new Southwest Regional General Manager

May 18, 2017 - Mazak Corporation drew from the ranks of its highly capable and experienced management team and promoted Christopher Papke to the position of Southwest Regional General Manager. Papke will take over for Dana Scott who is set to retire after 19 years as the head of Mazak’s Southwest Technology Center in Houston, Texas.

Monday | 15 May, 2017 | 12:21 pm

Precision Metalforming Association appoints Roy Hardy President

May 15, 2017 - The Precision Metalforming Association (PMA) today announced that Roy Hardy has joined the organization as president, effective May 15, 2017. As president, Hardy will spearhead the association’s work including leading PMA’s 34-member staff; directing strategic planning, membership development and outreach; managing finances; and leading domestic and international advocacy efforts.

Friday | 12 May, 2017 | 7:44 am

United Performance Metals adds Human Resources Coordinator

May 12, 2017 - Lauren Trebbien joined the staff of United Performance Metals as Human Resources Coordinator. In this role, she will support and administer the recruiting, new hire onboarding, record-keeping, report-writing, HR systems, training, and benefits processing efforts of the company.

Tuesday | 09 May, 2017 | 12:21 pm

Roll-Kraft expands financial team in preparation for increased growth

May 9, 2017 - Roll-Kraft is pleased to announce the addition of Frank Mercuri as Chief Financial Officer. Richard Lazar, former Chief Financial Officer, has moved into the position of Director of Finance – Special Projects.

Monday | 08 May, 2017 | 12:04 pm

BLM Group announces new regional sales manager

May 8, 2017 - BLM GROUP USA has announced the appointment of Russell Clark, Regional Sales Manager—Mid Atlantic. In this new capacity, Clark will direct BLM GROUP USA sales efforts in Kentucky, North Carolina, Tennessee and West Virginia for its complete line of laser tube cutting systems, benders and machining equipment.

Friday | 05 May, 2017 | 7:32 am

Mazak Optonics Corp. promotes Mark Mercurio to Midwest Central Regional Sales Manager

May 5, 2017 - Mercurio has more than 20 years of experience at Mazak Optonics working in service, applications and now sales. Mercurio will be responsible for the Midwest Central territory which includes Illinois, Iowa, Nebraska and St. Louis.

Wednesday | 03 May, 2017 | 10:10 am

Methods Machine Tools announces organizational changes

May 3, 2017 - Methods Machine Tools Inc., Boston, has announced that Jerry Rex, former COO, has been named company President. Bryon Deysher, long-time company President, has accepted a new position as Executive Director of the Board.

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