BASF Corp., Mount Olive, N.J., announced the retirement of
, manager, marketing services, textile products, following 21 years of service.
DuPont, Wilmington, Del., has appointed Lisa K. Pfrommer manager, upholstery and home fashions, DuPont™ Teflon® stain protection.
Nordson Corp., Duluth, Ga., has promoted James T. Auber to global nonwovens marketing manager, Nonwovens Systems Group.
Crosrol UK Ltd., United Kingdom, as spares and technical manager.
United Kingdom-based SDL International Ltd. has announced the retirement of Tom Govier , sales manager, after 16 years of service. Govier will consult part-time as needed.
The Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC), Reston, Va., elected the following directors for 2001-2004: James G. King , DuPont; Dr. Eileen Korenic , University of Wisconsin-River Falls; and Margaret Miele , Fashion Institute of Technology. John McCann will serve as secretary until 2002. In addition, the ISCC bestowed its highest honor — the ISCC Godlove Award — to the late Max Saltzman . The award recognizes a lifetime of distinguished service to the color community. The council also presented the Nickerson Service Award to Paula J. Alessi . The award recognizes outstanding, long-term contributions to the advancement of the ISCC.
The Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA), Washington, has promoted Diane McMahon to vice president, commercial development; and John (Jack) F. Murray to vice president, project management.
Apollo Chemical Corp., Burlington, N.C., has made the following promotions: Dexter R. Barbee Jr. , vice chairman, Board of Directors; Edward J. Rish , president and COO; James Brown , CFO; and Jimm Barbery , vice president, sales and marketing.
Switzerland-based Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc. has appointed Brendan Cummins as head of international coordination and human resources. He will also serve on the executive committee. Cummins succeeds Franz Gerny , who is retiring after 40 years with the company.
Jim Hendrix, Ph.D. , has joined the Industrial Textile Associates, Greer, S.C., as a senior associate.
nvision Technologies Inc., New York City, in the newly created post of director,
Louis J. Martin has joined Eastman Machine, Buffalo, N.Y., as vice president, marketing and business development. The company also announced the promotions of Marla Mellon to vice president, sales; and Robert Skowronski to vice president, export business development.
WestPoint Stevens Inc., West Point, Ga., has named Robert B. (Bob) Dale and Arthur (Art) Birkins to the newly created posts of president, Bed and Bath Division, and president, Basic Bedding Division, respectively. The company has named Gregory D. (Greg) Tarver and Joan Amberg to the newly created posts of senior vice president, bath, and senior vice president, bed, respectively. C. David England was named vice president, manufacturing, Basic Bedding Division.
Rieter Textile Systems, Switzerland, has given the Rieter Award 2001 to the following students: Sandra Edalat-Pour , Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences, Germany; Abed Alam Bakshi , University of Dhaka, Bangladesh; Tingyong Wei , Textile Donghua University, China; Amit Pal , Maharaja Sayajiro University, India; and Sunay Ömeroglu , Istanbul Technical University (B.Sc.) and Uludag University (M.Sc.), Turkey. The award recognizes textile students worldwide who are working on subjects within the field of Rieter global activities.
Eduard Küsters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co., Germany, announced Dipl.-Ing. Albert Stitz will take over responsibility for the areas of technology and development.
Cleveland-based Applied Industrial Technologies elected Fred D. Bauer corporate secretary and Michael L. Coticchia vice president, human resources.