Thursday | 13 April, 2017 | 8:27 am

Weiler Names Chad McDonald new Vice President of Sales, U.S. and Canada

April 13, 2017 - In his role at Weiler, McDonald will oversee all sales activities in the U.S. and Canada, including field sales, national accounts and manufacturer’s rep groups. He will also be responsible for continuing to strengthen Weiler’s relationships with distribution partners, end users and industry associations.

Wednesday | 05 April, 2017 | 12:44 pm

Vero Software adds Vanessa Melcher as new Customer Service Representative

April 5, 2017 - In addition to maintaining close communications with and providing sales and customer service support to Edgecam and Surfcam customers, Melcher is tasked with supporting U.S.- based direct sales staff in growing and strengthening relationships for the two Vero Soft-ware brands.

Wednesday | 29 March, 2017 | 1:41 pm

MidWest Materials leaders named finalists for several prestigious awards

March 29, 2017 - Brian D. Robbins, CEO, and Noreen Koppelman-Goldstein, President, have both been chosen as finalists for Platts Global Metals Awards for CEO of the Year and the Lifetime Achievement Award, respectively. Finalists were chosen from over 100 nominations and will be judged by a panel of international experts. Winners of the 2017 Global Metals Awards will be announced at a black-tie dinner in London in May.

Wednesday | 29 March, 2017 | 9:40 am

United Grinding appoints VP of Operations in North America

March 29, 2017 - As a key move in its aggressive strategy for continued growth in North America, UNITED GRINDING has appointed Michael Gebhardt as Vice President of Operations. In the position, he will manage the company’s first ever Operations Division at its new facility and serve as a member of UNITED GRINDING’S Executive Management Team.

Tuesday | 21 March, 2017 | 7:14 am

Chemcoaters names Mike Tieri VP of sales and marketing

March 21, 2017 - Prior to this promotion, Mike served as Director of Sales and Marketing for Chemcoaters and Eco Green, spearheading the efforts on both companies’ sales initiatives, key account management, sales strategy and new business development.

Monday | 06 March, 2017 | 10:00 am

Messer Cutting Systems adds Todd Wellens as the new Central Regional Manager

March 6, 2017 - Messer Cutting Systems, a leader in thermal cutting gantry machines for the metal-working industry, is pleased to announce a new hire, Todd Wellens he is the new Central Regional Manager.

Wednesday | 01 March, 2017 | 1:22 pm

Koike Aronson names new CEO

March 1, 2017 - Koike Aronson, manufacturer of metal cutting and positioning equipment, announces that President and COO James McAuliffe, Jr. has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the company. Mr. McAuliffe replaces Jerry Leary, who has retired after leading Koike Aronson since 2002.

Tuesday | 28 February, 2017 | 3:19 pm

Osborn announces Scott Scheider as Product Marketing Manager, Load Runners

February 28, 2017 - As a product marketing manager, Scheider is responsible for the design and execution of research initiatives and market analysis for the complete Load Runners product portfolio. Scheider brings more than seven years of industry experience to this role.

Thursday | 23 February, 2017 | 10:52 am

Jet Edge promotes Michael Wheeler to Engineering Manager

February 23, 2017 - Michael Wheeler is responsible for managing all aspects of Jet Edge’s engineering including; technical writing, inspection, sales engineering and estimating, research and development and product development.

Tuesday | 14 February, 2017 | 8:49 am

Abtex Corp. hires two manufacturing professionals

February 14, 2017 - Abtex Corp. has hired Carolyn Ribble as its new Purchasing Agent for the Abtex Systems Group, and John Sherman as its new  Customer Service Representative for deburring brushes and consumables.

Tuesday | 14 February, 2017 | 8:44 am

BLM Group USA appoints North American sales director

February 14, 2017 - BLM GROUP USA has announced the appointment of Andrew Dodd as North American Sales Director. The announcement was made by Dr. Jeffrey Ahrstrom, President and Chief Operating Officer. In this new capacity, Dodd will direct BLM GROUP USA’s regional sales team in laser, bender and machining systems applications.

Thursday | 09 February, 2017 | 9:06 am

Walter appoints new Director of Business Development for North America

February 9, 2027 - Walter, a cutting tool manufacturer has announced the appointment of Thomas Benjamin as director of business development for North America. The announcement was made by Muff Tanriverdi, president and CEO World West Region.

Friday | 03 February, 2017 | 2:05 pm

Revco Industries Inc. announces Steve Hwang as President

February 3, 2017 - Revco Industries Inc. announces Steve Hwang as President; Edward Chu transitions to CEO and Chairman of the Board.

Tuesday | 24 January, 2017 | 12:55 pm

Fronius adds Stefan Mayr as its new Director of Sales & Marketing in the Perfect Welding Division

January 24, 2017 - Stefan has been with the company since 1997 when he started out as an apprentice for 4 years in electrical engineering. 

Monday | 23 January, 2017 | 2:46 pm

Gateway Extrusions names Thomas Ziegler new President

January 23, 2017 - Ziegler has over 30 years of experience in the aluminum extrusion and fabrication industry and has been with Gateway Extrusions for 11 years. Coming on board in 2006, Ziegler previously held the titles of General Manager and Vice President.

Monday | 23 January, 2017 | 2:20 pm

O’Neal Industries names Kirk Moore President and CEO of TW Metals

January 23, 2017 - O’Neal Industries names Kirk Moore President and CEO of TW Metals. Jack Elrod to assume advisory role after 15 years of exceptional leadership

Wednesday | 18 January, 2017 | 2:46 pm

Rakesh Sridharan joins TigerStop as CEO of worldwide operations

January 18, 2017 - TigerStop LLC has just announced that it has hired Rakesh Sridharan, formerly of the Leatherman Tool Group, as the company’s new CEO of worldwide operations. Sridharan brings a deep understanding of the importance of manufacturing to the economy and to the communities where manufacturers do business. He is uniquely suited to leading TigerStop towards its mission of empowering local manufacturers and their communities to compete globally.

Tuesday | 17 January, 2017 | 9:15 am

American Weldquip appoints David DiBiase as district manager

January 17, 2017 - David DiBiase will be mainly responsible for managing all sales activities in Michigan. DiBiase joins the company with over 30 years process experience in robotic and semi-automatic welding applications as well as an extensive sales and management background.

Wednesday | 11 January, 2017 | 12:16 pm

Custom Rollforming Corp. hires Collin Peck as National Accounts Manager

January 11, 2017 - Custom Rollforming Corporation., based in Moundridge, Kan., is pleased to announce that Collin Peck has been hired as their new National Accounts Manager. Collin will market and oversee the sales of CRC’s custom roll forming services.

Wednesday | 11 January, 2017 | 12:13 pm

The Bradbury Group announces Caner Dogruyol as new business development manager

January 11, 2017 - The Bradbury Group of companies, headquartered in Moundridge, Kan., is pleased to announce Caner Dogruyol has been hired as a Business Development Manager. Caner, based in Kuopio, Finland, will market Bradbury’s roll forming and insulated panel equipment in the Nordic region, Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Northern Africa.

Friday | 06 January, 2017 | 1:35 pm

HGG appoints David Harris as Gulf States regional manager

January 6, 2016 - HGG Profiling Equipment has appointed David Harris to manage customer sales and service for a seven state region (New Mexico, Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, Louisiana, Mississippi, and Alabama). With ongoing offshore and oil activity, the Gulf States region continues to be a hot spot for tube and pipe cutting. Along with customer sales and support, HGG will count on Harris to provide nearby support for HGG’s growing network of agents.

Wednesday | 04 January, 2017 | 2:57 pm

David Miles named Simonds Saw president

January 4, 2016 - The Board of Directors of Simonds International is pleased to announce that David Miles has been named President of Simonds Saw L.L.C. effective January 1. Miles succeeds Ray Martino in the role of President. Martino will continue to serve as CEO of Simonds Saw and as President and CEO of Simonds International.

Wednesday | 04 January, 2017 | 2:22 pm

Lincoln Electric general counsel Frederick Stueber to retire, Jennifer Ansberry named successor

January 4, 2016 - Lincoln Electric Holdings, Inc. announced that Frederick G. Stueber will retire from the Company as Executive Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary in April 2017. Stueber’s retirement marks a distinguished 36-year career in law and 22 years as Lincoln Electric’s General Counsel and Secretary.

Tuesday | 20 December, 2016 | 1:20 pm

Walter appoints new Director of Marketing for its World West Region

December 20, 2016 - Cutting tool manufacturer Walter has announced the appointment of Kurt Ludeking as director of marketing for its World West Region. The announcement was made by Muff Tanriverdi, president World West Region. The World West Region comprises all the Americas as well as Great Britain.

Tuesday | 20 December, 2016 | 12:49 pm

Wintriss Controls Group announces changes to the sales team

December 20, 2016 - Wintriss is pleased to announce long time team member Dan Glennon has been promoted to the position of National Sales Manager and will assume this role starting January 1, 2017.

Monday | 12 December, 2016 | 9:39 am

Graeme Bell named VP, Camfil APC Americas

December 12, 2016 - Bell will relocate from Europe to Camfil APC corporate headquarters in Jonesboro, Arkansas, where he will hold full responsibility for the manufacturing, technical and training facility here as well as North and South American sales operations for the company's dust, mist and fume collection products.

Monday | 12 December, 2016 | 9:29 am

Global Shop Solutions names Nick Knight Sr. Director of Customer Services

December 12, 2016 - A Global Shop Solutions employee for more than a decade, Knight previously served as a member of the Service Team, Consulting Project Manager and most recently as Director of Consulting.

Tuesday | 06 December, 2016 | 9:36 am

Roll-Kraft welcomes Yervand Poghosyan as Vice President of Engineering

December 6, 2016 - Poghosyan comes to Roll-Kraft from Dahlstrom Roll Form, where he was the Vice President of Operations. He has held previous positions as CIS Executive Director and Chief Development Engineer for the Harwal Group of manufacturing companies. He was also the General Project Manager, overseeing 55 personnel at Ararat Group in Armenia.


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