The National Association of Manufacturers (NAM), Washington, D.C.,
has appointed Joe Trauger as its
new vice president of government
relations. He leads the government
relations team responsible for coordinating the NAM’s advocacy efforts on
Trauger previously served as the
NAM’s vice president of human resources policy. In that position he
advocated on behalf of manufacturers on a variety of human resources
issues, including health care, immigration, education and training, workplace safety, and labor management.
Trauger spent more than a decade
on Capitol Hill, where he served in
multiple senior-level capacities, including principal health adviser in the
House majority leader and majority
whip offices. Trauger earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from
Minnesota State University – Mankato.
AS (NTi), New
York, a manufacturer of aerospace-grade titanium
the patented Direct Metal Deposition (DMD) process,
has hired Chip Yates as vice president
Yates served as a technology-mar-keting executive with The Boeing
Company from 2001 to 2004 and Hon-eywell Aerospace from 2004 to 2015.
He has a bachelor’s degree in marketing and an MBA from the University of
OMAX® Corp., a
systems in Kent,
With nearly 20 years of experience,
Bruner previously led B2B marketing
and vertical market management for
Precor. He also served as vice president of technical marketing and communications for iONexus and marketing director for NuSil Technology.
Bruner has a bachelor’s degree
from the University of Colorado
Boulder and an MBA from Graziadio
School of Business and Management
at Pepperdine University.
Pferd Inc., a
abrasive and industrial brush
hired Maria Cartier as marketing
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manager at its U.S. operations in Milwaukee. She has more than 20 years
of marketing experience, previously
serving as marketing manager at Walter USA and as director of marketing
for an international medical device
Cartier earned her bachelor’s degree in marketing from the University
of Wisconsin – Milwaukee.
Rancho Cordova, Calif.-based Tri
Tool Inc. has appointed Troy Todd
as vice president
of global sales and
field services to
oversee and coordinate global operations for sales and contract services.
Before joining the company Todd
worked as vice president at Cascade
Drilling and as senior district manager
for Waste Management.
Tri Tool manufactures portable precision equipment designed for pipe
beveling, flange facing, inline cutting,
and multiprocess welding.
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vacuum chamber for
High-volume contract manufacturer and custom metal fabricator
BEPeterson Inc., Avon, Mass., has
been selected as the research vacuum chamber manufacturer for the
The SPIRou instrument will be an
infrared spectropolarimeter and ve-locimeter operating within a cryogenic environment at an elevation of
The instrument—being developed
by a partnership of multiple countries—will be installed in Hawaii at
the Canada-France-Hawaii Telescope
(CFHT) on Mount Mauna Kea.