Leading Component and Machinery Manufacturer Hires Key Personnel

(Ephrata, PA) 11/15/2010 – Astro Machine Works, a leading products and solutions provider of custom machinery, automation equipment, fabricated components and precision machined products has recently hired four key personnel to assist in continuing the strong growth of the company.

Astro has achieved several milestones over the past eighteen months, including a major facility expansion, its 25th anniversary celebration, and completion of ISO 9001 and AS9100 quality certifications. The company is committed to achieving strong customer satisfaction, continuous process improvement, and providing the best value for its customers.

Alan Stansbury joins Astro as Sales Representative. Alan brings an extensive background in custom machine building and controls integration. He will be concentrating on expanding Astro’s customer base throughout the western part of Pennsylvania, Ohio, New York, and West Virginia.

Henry Robinson has joined Astro as Quality Manager. His main focus will be to continually improve upon Astro’s stringent ISO 9001 and AS9100 Quality Management System, therefore ensuring the highest quality of service for its customers. Henry brings over 25 years of experience in the quality field, including a strong background in the nuclear industry.

Missy Michael has been hired as Purchasing Manager. She will be responsible for integrating Astro’s purchasing program into the E2 ERP job management system. With a strong background in the access/information security industry, Missy brings extensive purchasing experience to the Astro team.

Charissa Gift comes to Astro as Human Resources Manager. She will be responsible for maintaining Astro’s corporate policies to support the company’s growth. Charissa brings over 10 years experience in the Human Resources field, and holds a Masters Degree in Human Resources Management.

Company President, Eric Blow states, “These individuals will play a key role in creating the structure required to support our aggressive growth objectives. Our people have been, and will continue to be the predominant driver of our success. We welcome these individuals to the Astro team and look forward to the contributions they will make”.

Astro Machine Works is a leading manufacturer of custom machinery, machined parts, assemblies and fabricated components for Fortune 500 companies in a broad range of industries including energy, nuclear, aerospace, pharmaceutical, and food processing, as well as extensive work with numerous government agencies. Their products are sold worldwide.

For additional information contact:

Brian Hess, Director of Sales and Marketing

Phone 717.773.4045

Email bhess@astromachineworks.com

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