Peterborough, N.H.--Helmers Publishing announced Tuesday that David H. Colby has been named publisher of Desktop Engineering,
a monthly magazine and Web site for design engineers and engineering managers in the manufacturing/process industries and in product design. Colby joined Desktop Engineering
in August 2003 as associate publisher for the eastern region. He reports to Steve Robbins, exec VP. Colby succeeds Anthony J. Lockwood, who will now dedicate his time to being corporate editorial director and editor in chief of Desktop Engineering.