Friday, August 1, 2014

Coe Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, MI, appointed Subramaniam Manivannan director of quality and lean manufacturing.

Messer Cutting Systems, 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.

De-Sta-Co, Auburn Hills, MI, a manufacturer of positioning and workholding equipment, named Mats Ceder president, replacing the retiring John Podczerwinski.

Rick Weisbarth has joined laser-system manufacturer Prima Power Laserdyne, LLC, Champlin, MN, as a regional sales manager.

Hydraulic-press manufacturer Greenerd Press & Machine Co., Inc., Nashua, NH, appointed Jerry Letendre chief executive officer, succeeding president Tim Dining.

Lubrication-equipment manufacturer Industrial Innovations, Grandville, MI, appointed Doug Goetz vice president of operations. He’ll take on responsibility for the company’s operating efficiency, financial management and software/IT functions.

Steel-service center MidWest Materials, Perry, OH, added Tracy Bowling as inside sales representative.

Houghton Intl., Valley Forge, PA, a provider of metalworking fluids, named Michael Brewer director of its metals business segment. Among his responsibilities will be integrating the firm’s recently acquired Henkel North American steel-rolling business.

Stewart EFI, LLC, appointed Thomas Keane quality assurance manager, to oversee the firm’s quality systems at its operations in Thomaston, CT.

The North American operation of Mills Products, Brentwood, TN, hired David Sampson as quality manager. The firm performs hydroforming, tubular stamping, rollforming and other manufacturing processes.

Bettcher Manufacturing, L.L.C., McAllen, TX, has a new general manager: Andre Fleury. The metal stamper operates presses from 60 to 900 tons.


See also: Coe Press Equipment Corporation, Greenerd Press & Machine Co., Inc., Quaker Houghton, Industrial Innovations, Inc., MidWest Materials Inc., Prima Power Laserdyne, LLC, Bettcher Manufacturing LLC

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