Mark Ellis has been hired as regional manager for Virtek Vision's Industrial Imaging Division (Waterloo, Ontario, Canada).

William Sakowski has been appointed automotive accounts manager at Nylock Fastener Corp. (Macomb, MI)

Gerald W. Bricker has been promoted to vice president and general sales manager of Omron Automotive Electronics Inc. (Farmington Hills, MI).

Frank Andrews has joined Fabreeka International (Stoughton, MA) as senior project engineer.

Fernando Nunez has joined the sales team at Belmont Metals Inc. (Brooklyn, NY).

Charles Mitman has been appointed executive vice president of Prism eSolutions LLC (Blue Bell, PA).

Adept Technology Inc. (San Jose, CA) has appointed Matthew Murphy to vice president of engineering.

GE Fanuc Automation (Whitehall, PA) has named Douglas Petersen the new vice president of its CNC Business and president of CimWorks Inc.

Brian Cluff has joined Meritage Inc. (Rockford, IL) as vice president of corporate marketing.

Robert Large has been appointed director of sales for North America for Faro Technologies Inc. (Lake Mary, FL).

Jack Burley has been named vice president of engineering and Steve Larson has been named Midwest regional manager at KPT/Kaiser Precision Tooling Inc. (Elk Grove Village, IL).