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ISO Certification for Harry Miller Corp.

Monday, December 22, 2003
Harry Miller Corp., a supplier of lubricants to the metalworking industries and based in Philadelphia, PA, has earned ISO 9001:2000 certification. For more, visit

Etna Cos. Earns ISO Upgrade

Monday, December 22, 2003
Etna Cos., Chagrin Falls, OH, recently earned an upgrade of its ISO 9001 quality system to ISO 9001:2000. Etna plans to upgrade this certification to ISO TS 16949:2000 in 2004. Etna Cos. provides industrial lubricants and fluid-management systems through Etna Products, Inc.; Etna-Bechem Lubricants, Ltd.; and Etna-Tec LLC. For more, visit

Manufacturing Pay Surveyed

Friday, December 19, 2003
Did you know: The median income for corporate chief financial officers in manufacturing is $120,000, but varies by company size? For example, CFOs in operations with annual revenues below $10 million have a an annual median income of $87,350, but that jumps to $182,520 when a firm’s annual revenues fall within the $100-499.9-million range. Ever wonder how compensation in your company compares? For $1,100, you can find out. That’s the cost for Compensation in Manufacturing, 23rd Edition-2003. The eight-volume report, sponsored by the National Association of Manufacturers, offers results from a compensation survey of 533 manufacturing firms by Dr. Steven Langer, president of Abbot, Langer & Associates, Inc., Crete, IL. A companion report, Compensation in Smaller Manufacturing Firms, covering operations with less than 250 employees, is available for $575. Nearly 88,000 managerial, supervisory, sales, engineering, technical, clerical and blue-collar employees participated in the survey. For more information or to order, visit For those specifically interested in compensation within the metalforming industry, consider the PMA Executive Compensation Report. This survey collects information on executive compensation and fringe benefits, including data for 11 job titles ranging from CEO through various levels of middle-management positions. All PMA member companies are asked to participate each February. For more information, click


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