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Messer Cutting Systems, Inc., Menomonee Falls, WI, named Bill Heller president and CEO, effective September 2014. Heller, who replaces Gary Norville, previously served the company as a product manager overseeing material handling and laser machines. The firm manufactures gantry machines for drilling and for plasma, oxyfuel and laser cutting; www.messer-cs.com/us.
De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, MI, a manufacturer of positioning and workholding equipment, named Mats Ceder president, replacing the retiring John Podczerwinski; www.desstaco.com/.
Rick Weisbarth has joined laser-system manufacturer Prima Power Laserdyne, LLC, Champlin, MN, as a regional sales manager; www.primapower.com/.
Metalforming Industry Movers & Shakers
Stewart EFI, LLC, Thomaston, CT, a supplier of small metalformed parts and secondary assemblies, hired Tony Pascariello as general manager. He’ll oversee its stamping and tooling facilities; www.stewartefi.com/.
Sharon Gantenbein joined Aerodyne Alloys as inside sales representative. The firm stocks and processes specialty high-temperature alloys from is headquarters facility in South Windsor, CT, and service centers in California, South Carolina and Texas; www.aerodynealloys.com/.
Tella Tool & Manufacturing Co. appointed Linda Nagel customer service supervisor, Mollie Dunn customer service representative, and Mark Grabowski tool engineer at its plant in Lombard, IL. Also, at the firm’s facility in Brownsville, TX, Horacio Ramirez joined as plant manager, Jose Pecina as production planner, and German De La Torre as tooling supervisor; www.tellatool.com/.