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Paul Sorek
Miller Fabrication appoints process leader

Miller Fabrication Solutions, Brookville, Pennsylvania, named Paul Sorek as director of business processes. He succeeds Rich Steel, who was named director of lean manufacturing. Sorek oversees automation, engineering, process development and quality control. He spent the previous 15 years at a lumber company, including the last eight as its president.

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Dave Byer
Press builder hires sales leader

COE Press Equipment, Sterling Heights, Michigan, hired Dave Byer as national sales and marketing manager, responsible for strategy and implementation of new equipment, aftermarket sales and service programs, and marketing activities. Byer will supervise regional sales representatives and COE distributors as well as marketing personnel.

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Kevin Ramirez
SigmaTEK adds vice president

Kevin Ramirez has joined SigmaTEK Systems, Cincinnati, as vice president of sales for North America. Ramirez has more than 20 years of production, cutting machinery and software experience, working in diverse roles such as CNC operator, support and service engineer, and technical sales and account manager.

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Dean Cantrell
American Weldquip hires district manager

American Weldquip Inc., Sharon Center, Ohio, hired Dean Cantrell as sales manager for the Mid-Atlantic region, covering sections of New York, Pennsylvania, New Jersey, Delaware, Maryland, Virginia, West Virginia and North Carolina. Cantrell has over 35 years of welding application, sales and robotics experience.

Heyco Metals names rep for Mexico

Omar Chavez is now manufacturer’s representative for Heyco Metals, Reading, Pennsylvania, in Mexico. Chavez has experience marketing products such as clad metal, nickel products and cold-rolled steel.