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Allied Leadership

Allied Electronics names three new women to executive positions As part of its commitment to hiring high-performing, diverse, and experienced leaders, Allied Electronics & Automation recently named three new executives to lead the company’s finance, human resources, and marketing functions: Manisha Kadoche as Chief Financial Officer, Katie Cartwright as Vice President of Human Resources, and […]

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Half-a-Million Dollar Man

Arizona engineering professor teaching computers to diagnose diseases While folks worldwide struggle to grasp the new realities of coping with the coronavirus pandemic, some of our core industries and learning pools are needed more than ever. University of Arizona electrical and computer engineering assistant professor Gregory Ditzlerhas received a five-year, $500,000 National Science Foundation Faculty Early Career […]

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Conville Joins EASA

Longtime Flanders employee joins association as tech support specialist The Electrical Apparatus Service Association (EASA) announced this month that Matthew Conville, P.E., has joined EASA’s staff as a technical support specialist. Conville previously worked for 12 years at Flanders, Inc., the noted company based in Evansville, Indiana, featured as the cover story of the August […]

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Engineers Week 2020

Followed by World Engineering Day, March 4 Engineers Week 2020 is wrapping up nationwide this week. The event, which was founded by the National Society of Professional Engineers (NSPE) in 1951, is dedicated to ensuring a diverse and well-educated future engineering workforce by increasing understanding of (and interest in) engineering and technology careers. “EWeek” ran […]

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Remembering Richard Duke

Known and respected throughout the electrical manufacturing industry We were saddened to learn via EMCWA (The Electrical Manufacturing & Coil Winding Association) that Richard Duke, who served as the association’s president, died October 21, 2019. In an obituary from the Eddy Funeral Homes, Dick is remembered as a man of many talents, who “pursued a […]

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Leadership moves

Changes at Elantas, Cerahelix and Grainger It’s a new year, a new decade, and new bosses at some of the industry’s most successful companies. At Elantas, Dr. Susan Graham is retiring after 15 years at the company and will be succeeded as President and CEO by Ravindra Kumar. Per the official news release: Dr. Graham has […]

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ABB reorganizes

No more regional presidents; power grid biz readies to move to Hitachi ABB’s Power Grids division, which has been led by Claudio Facchin (pictured above), has been sold to Hitachi; per Reuters, ABB “plans to return net cash proceeds of $7.6-7.8 billion from selling the 80.1 percent stake in the unit to shareholders.” Facchin will […]

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Poles apart

Houghton CEO’s trek to help MS became more dramatic than anyone expected In 2009, Michael Mitten took on a daunting challenge: his trek to the North Pole, made in memory of his father, raised £40,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support. This year, he wanted to mirror the accomplishment with a journey to the other side of […]

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Feel good about the future

The future of manufacturing is life-saving, creative, daring, exciting, resourceful, sustainable, efficient, and kind, with genius leadership Forbes magazine’s December issue features 30 Under 30 2020 Manufacturing and Industry- or, as Forbes also describes them, “young entrepreneurs building the future.” From new types of 3-D printing to “pantyhose that won’t rip,” the array of products, […]

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Ex-CEO’s in court

(now, or maybe soon) In more than two hours on the witness stand,  Rex Tillerson firmly denied that Exxon Mobil had done wrong … As the New York Times reported: The shareholder fraud lawsuit brought by the New York attorney general against Exxon Mobil has entered its second week, and on Wednesday a star witness took the […]

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