Dennis Buster to Lead
Everett Charles Technologies
Human Resources

Pomona, California, September 27, 2000 --Everett Charles Technologies (ECT) has named Dennis Buster to the newly created position of Corporate Vice President, Human Resources. He will be responsible for the strategic management and growth of ECT employee recruitment and development, personnel policies, and benefits administration, and is expected to lead the expansion of the company's corporate department for human resources.

Dennis Buster

Mr. Buster was previously Vice President of Human Resources at Centis, Inc., an international manufacturer and distributor of office products headquartered in Brea, California, and served in a similar capacity at Westec, a major commercial and home security firm, and at Laidlaw, Inc., one of North America's leading passenger transportation companies. He holds a Bachelor's degree in Public Administration/Human Resources Management from California State University, Long Beach, and a Masters of Business Administration from Pepperdine University.

Buster will report to Dave Van Loan, President and CEO of Everett Charles Technologies and will be based at ECT headquarters in Pomona, California. As the top HR executive for this test product manufacturer, Mr. Buster will interface with general management in ECT operations around the world.

Van Loan notes that " the experience Dennis brings to ECT matches the diversity of our company's own human assets. ECT employs outstanding individuals, whether they are machine tool operators, software programmers, product engineers, or technical service reps. In the competitive market for talent, we have to invest in maintaining our edge. Dennis will be upgrading the HR function to accomplish that," states Van Loan.

Everett Charles Technologies, a subsidiary of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV), is a leading manufacturer of electrical test products and services, including semiconductor test products, bare-board automatic test systems, POGO® test contacts, and bare and loaded PCB test fixtures.

Manufacturing, service, and support facilities are ISO registered with locations in the United States, Europe, and Asia. The company has been awarded numerous patents and has contributed to industry standards across the spectrum of production test.


For additional information, please contact
Ellen Santoni, Corporate Communications, at Everett Charles Technologies; 700 East Harrison Avenue, Pomona, CA 91767;
(909) 625-9357; FAX (909) 625-9395.
ECT is located on the World Wide Web at


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