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Swank Promoted at PHIL

August 1, 2013 – LeRoy Hagenbuch, P.E., co-founder and chief engineer of the engineering and machinery manufacturer Philippi-Hagenbuch, Inc. (PHIL) is pleased to announce the promotion of Danette Hagenbuch Swank to president from her current position as vice president of internal operations. Swank has been actively involved in the operations of PHIL since 1997 having worked in the Administration, Finance, Human Resource, Marketing and Operations departments.

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Schweitzer Hired, Cwach Promoted at KPI-JCI

cwach-003-crop-RJune 12, 2013 - Schweitzer_Mindy_01-12_3KPI-JCI and Astec Mobile Screens announced that Melinda Schweitzer will take on the role of marketing manager, effective June 10. Schweitzer, who has 12 years of successful experience in the marketing field, most recently worked at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, S.D., as a Physician Recruitment Director. Prior to that, she worked as marketing manager at Poet Nutrition in Sioux Falls, S.D. Schweitzer will take the reins from Lisa Carson, who will continue to work with the company as a consultant and pursue other entrepreneurial opportunities.

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Eriez Promotes Blicha

Blicha_PromotionFebruary 25, 2013 – John Blicha was promoted to director of corporate communications for Eriez. Blicha will direct Eriez advertising, literature, trade shows and inquiry management efforts and manage all corporate public relations and promotional activities, including the Eriez website and Global Link employee newsletter.

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Atlas Copco Promotes Pietrzykowski

Atlas_Copco__Pietrzykowski_DaveApril 22, 2013 – Dave Pietrzykowski was appointed to the position of vice president-parts and service for Atlas Copco CMT USA. In his new role, Pietrzykowski will report directly to Torbjorn Redaelli, president and general manager Atlas Copco CMT USA.

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Kralicek Retires from KPI-JCI

DennisKralicekJanuary 29, 2013 –  Kolberg-Pioneer Inc. (KPI-JCI) thanked Dennis Kralicek for more than four decades of service, as he retired on Jan. 4. Kralicek spent his entire career building conveyor undercarriages, along with training five different supervisors over the course of his employment. He is one of 107 employees who have been inducted into Kolberg-Pioneer, Inc.’s Quarter Century Club, which honors employees for 25 years of service, since the club’s inception in 2000.

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