Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Hydraulic-press manufacturer Beckwood Press Co., St. Louis, MO, added two new structural engineers to its staff—Adam Strein and Dan Stortz. The two will boost the firm’s product-engineering efforts, as well as assist with purchasing activities, coordination of runoffs and perform FEA testing on all design work.

Matthew Meade joined Bystronic, Inc., Elgin, IL, as direct sales engineer for Kansas and Missouri, having previously served OEM and job-shop manufacturers as an engineering manager and plant manager. Bystronic manufactures laser- and waterjet-cutting machines, press brakes and automation equipment.

A.T. Wall Co., Warwick, RI, a precision stamper and producer of seamless cold-drawn tubing, named Matthew Underhay sales manager, to lead a team of account executives and sales representatives.

Gibbs Wire & Steel Co., Southington, CT, named Dale Porter warehouse manager of its service center in Chino, CA. The firm is an ISO 9001:2008-certified distributor and custom processor of steel wire and strip, with several locations throughout North America.

Industrial-chain manufacturer Peer Chain Co., Waukegan, IL, named Glenn Spungen president. A 27-yr. employee, Spungen previously served the firm as vice president of sales and operations.

Fastener distributor Precision Specialties, LLC, Collierville, TN, appointed Matt Wallace operations manager.

Menges Roller Co., Wauconda, IL, hired Jeffrey Awe as marketing director. The firm fabricates industrial rollers for the steel, coil and other industries, and repairs and refurbishes roller cores and shells to original OEM specs, offering extensive grinding and plating services.

LVD Strippit, Akron, NY, named Lieven Decloedt manufacturing manager, leading the firm’s machine shop, assembly and manufacturing-engineering initiatives. He previously served as the firm’s product engineering manager in Belgium. Also recently added to the LVD Strippit manufacturing-management team is Michael Stanchak, appointed assembly supervisor. LVD Strippit manufactures turret punch presses, laser-cutting machines, press brakes, shears and programming software.


See also: Beckwood Press Company, Bystronic Inc., LVD-Strippit, Inc.

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