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Oct22

Industry Veteran Barbara Ross honored with PTDA Foundation’s 2021 Wendy B. McDonald Award

Wendy B. McDonald was one of the power transmission/motion control (PT/MC) industry’s true pioneers. To honor her memory, in 2014, the PTDA Foundation established the Wendy B. McDonald Award. It recognizes a woman who has established herself as a critical contributor to her company’s success and has affected positive change within the PT/MC industry. This year’s recipient of the Wendy B. McDonald Award is Barbara J. Ross of Garlock...

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Oct21

CLPA appoints Roy Kok to help grow partnership network

The CC-Link Partner Association (CLPA) has appointed Roy Kok as Senior Partnerships and Alliance Specialist to enhance the organization’s ever-growing global channel of industry-leading automation vendors. The popularity of the CLPA’s open industrial communication technologies, and the number of partners, have been steadily increasing year on year. To support this continuous expansion, the new position will strengthen the...

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Oct20

PLASTICS releases statement after passing of Plastics Academy president Jay Gardiner

The Plastics Industry Association (PLASTICS) released the following statement from president and CEO Tony Radoszewski in reaction to the passing of Jay Gardiner. “On behalf of the entire plastics industry, I express my deepest sympathies to the family of Jay Gardiner. Jay was a legend, both in the business and in his community. His foundational contributions to the growth of the plastics industry in the United States rightfully earned...

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ort of Long Beach Deputy Executive Director Rick Cameron accepts the AAPA’s Lighthouse Award of Excellence for Environmental Improvement on behalf of the Port's Planning and Environmental Affairs Bureau. He is accompanied by AAPA President and CEO Chris Connor (left) and Port of Long Beach Executive Director Mario Cordero (right). image
Oct19

Port of Long Beach honored for Excellence in Messaging

COVID-19 outreach campaigns capture 13 trophies The Port of Long Beach collected the most awards from the American Association of Port Authorities for 13 outstanding communications campaigns that were adapted or designed to meet the unique challenges presented by the COVID-19 pandemic. The haul included nine AAPA “Awards of Excellence,” the equivalent of first-place trophies. For the second consecutive year, the Port received an award...

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Oct19

Parker Burke named president of Industrial Scientific

Industrial Scientific, a global provider in gas detection and safety-as-a-service, is pleased to announce that Parker Burke has been promoted to president. Parker will be responsible for forming and executing the company’s strategy toward preserving human life and ending death on the job by 2050. For the past two years, Parker has led the business as senior vice president and general manager. Prior to joining Industrial Scientific in...

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Oct19

Raymond’s Jennifer de Souza named a Supply and Demand Chain Executive 2021 Women in Supply Chain award winner

Jennifer de Souza, senior director of energy solutions, procurement, and leasing for The Raymond Corporation, has been named a Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2021 Women in Supply Chain award winner. This award recognizes female supply chain leaders and executives whose accomplishments, mentorship, and examples set a foundation for women in all levels of a company’s supply chain network. “I am incredibly honored to have received...

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Oct19

Seegrid ranked No. 1 Autonomous Mobile Robot provider in the US by Interact Analysis

The new report also highlights Seegrid’s position as a global leader in mobile robotics for material handling Seegrid Corporation, a provider in autonomous mobile robots (AMRs) for material handling, has announced it’s been named #1 for all mobile robots in the United States and #1 in market share worldwide for automated tow tractors in the 2021 Mobile Robot report by Interact Analysis, an international market research authority for...

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