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.

Wednesday | 16 November, 2016 | 9:42 am

Beckhoff Automation promotes Doug Schuchart to Northeast Region Manager

November 16, 2016 - Beckhoff Automation LLC is pleased to announce that Doug Schuchart has been promoted to the position of Northeast Region Manager. In his new role, Schuchart now manages the Beckhoff Northeast Region direct sales team in the U.S., which supports machine builders, manufacturers and other high tech companies in the successful implementation of PC-based control and EtherCAT technologies.

Friday | 11 November, 2016 | 12:29 pm

New President and CEO in place for FEIN Power Tools US

November 11, 2016 - FEIN US has acquired Attila Madarasz as their new President and CEO in charge of all US operations. Mr. Madarasz brings experience from his previous roles with Desoutter Tools and Atlas Copco.

Thursday | 10 November, 2016 | 12:26 pm

Mazak Optonics promotes Al Bohlen to President

November 10, 2016 - Mazak Optonics Corporation has announced that effective immediately Al Bohlen has been promoted to President of their North American operations. Bohlen has been Vice President and General Manager since 2013.

Tuesday | 01 November, 2016 | 9:52 am

AIDA-America, Qualtek Manufacturing Inc. announce leadership changes

November 1, 2016 - Troy Roberts, current President/COO of AIDA-America will be transitioning to the position of CEO at Qualtek Manufacturing, effective December 1st, 2016. Pat Ambuske, AIDA-America’s current Vice President of Operations, will succeed Mr. Roberts as President/CEO.

Monday | 31 October, 2016 | 7:49 am

McNichols Co. long-time executive Dave Brenneman passes away

October 31, 2016 - McNichols Co. is sad to announce the passing of long-time McNichols Co. Executive Vice President, David J. “Dave” Brenneman. A legend at McNichols Co. who faithfully served the company for 40 years, Brenneman passed following a short, but aggressive battle with esophageal cancer.

Wednesday | 26 October, 2016 | 8:05 am

IPG Photonics welcomes John Beaupré as Industrial Laser Systems Sales Manager, North America

October 26, 2016 - Mr. Beaupré comes to IPG with over 30 years in the laser industry, having spent the last sixteen years growing Amada Miyachi America's laser systems business in the US and Canada. John's new role as Laser Systems Sales Manager enables him to share IPG's automated laser welding, cutting & drilling solutions with companies throughout North America.

Wednesday | 12 October, 2016 | 9:13 am

Wilson Tool announces new marketing director, Kelli Williams

October 12, 2016 - Wilson Tool International, White Bear Lake, Minn., introduced Kelli Williams today as the organization’s new marketing director. In her position, Williams will lead Wilson Tool’s strategic marketing and branding initiatives throughout North America.

Friday | 07 October, 2016 | 12:00 am

OBITUARY: Service Center Industry Veteran John Campo

October 7, 2016 - John Campo, 74, who was retired as vice president of market development and contract management for O’Neal Industries, Birmingham, Alabama, died Sept. 30 after battling cancer for 21 months.


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