Monday, December 1, 2008
Roll-Kraft, Mentor, OH, named Jayne Herak director of sales. The firm manufactures tooling for the rollforming and tube and pipe industries.

Adam Stevenson of Perfection Machinery Sales Inc., Elk Grove Village, IL, has earned the Accredited Equipment Appraiser designation from the Association of Machinery and Equipment Appraisers. Stevenson will head up the company’s new division, Perfection Industrial Sales & Auction Group, providing liquidation, live and online auction services.

James Rogowski has been

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appointed managing director of Trumpf Canada. He’ll manage day-to-day operations and all sales and service activity in Canada for Trumpf.

Eriez Magnetics, Erie, PA, a supplier of magnetic, vibratory and inspection products, appointed Andy Lewis to the newly created position of vice president-international. Paul Fears takes over Lewis’ previous role as managing director of Eriez Europe.

Erie Press Systems, Erie, PA, named Anders Vesterholm sales manager of forge and custom hydraulic presses.

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, MI, promoted Leo McAuliffe to president of automation. He previously served the firm, a supplier of clamping, gripping, transfer and robotic tooling, as director of business development for automation in Europe.

Rolled Metal Products, Inc., Alsip, IL, promoted Wendy Crawford to assistant general manager.

Neil Armstrong has been promoted to vice president, operations, for Esab Canada, Mississauga, Ontario.

Prima North America, Chicopee, MA, appointed Dr. John Mankowski manager of engineering for News People-Mankowski Convergent Lasers. The firm is a subsidiary of Prima Industrie S.p.A., Torino, Italy.

Hypertherm, Hanover, NH, a supplier of plasma-arc-cutting equipment, has hired three new district sales managers. Brian Dotson will support Hypertherm distributors in the Carolinas as well as in Tennessee and Northern Georgia; Tom Nugen will cover Kentucky and Southern Ohio; and Corey Stahle will cover the Western states of Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah, as well as the city of Las Vegas. The company also named Martin Geheran product marketing manager for consumable sales of non-Hypertherm cutting systems. He’ll oversee marketing of the firm’s Centricut brand, which supplies advanced plasma and laser-cutting consumables.

Jet Edge, Inc., St. Michael, MN, a manufacturer of waterjet-cutting systems for cutting, coating removal and surface preparation, appointed Eric Magnuson North Central regional sales manager. He’ll cover the states of MN, ND, SD, WY, NE, Western IA, Northern WI and Manitoba, Canada.


See also: Destaco, Erie Press Systems, Eriez Manufacturing Co., ESAB Welding & Cutting, Hypertherm, Inc., Jet Edge Waterjet Systems, Perfection Machinery Sales, Inc., Prima Electro North America, LLC, TRUMPF Inc., Rolled Metal Products, Roll-Kraft

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