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.

Wednesday | 03 May, 2017 | 7:59 am

Abtex Corp. hires key design engineer

May 3, 2017 - Abtex Corp. has hired Josh Prescott as Design Engineer to support the company’s customer base and to help direct the future of Abtex equipment designs.

Tuesday | 02 May, 2017 | 12:18 pm

RoboVent adds to sales and production teams

May 2, 2017 - RoboVent adds Brad Williams as a Field Solution Sales Director and Greg Plate as a Production Manager.

Monday | 01 May, 2017 | 8:20 am

Hornet Cutting Systems hires Steve Goforth as Regional Sales Manager

May 1, 2017 - Hornet Cutting Systems is pleased to introduce Steve Goforth as their newest Regional Sales Manager. His responsibilities will include helping customers in the western U.S. grow their business and boost their bottom line by providing high-quality cutting machines and solutions.

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.


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