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Joseph F. Matthews has been elected president of Maxson Automatic Machinery Co., Westerly, RI. Skip Hoffman is promoted to customer service manager, and Raymond J. Allain is sales manager—international.

Epoch Industries, Garland, TX, announces David Rouble, who worked at the co. from 1991-1996, has returned as sales and marketing manager.

Pillar Technologies, Hartland, WI, has promoted Scott Kessler to worldwide sales manager, corona treatment systems, and Charles Ballard to product manager, corona treatment systems worldwide.

Dri-Tec Inc., Milwaukee, WI, announces the addition of Bob Szabo as national sales manager.

Brian P. Smith is the new midwest regional sales rep. for Lamart Corp., Clifton, NJ. He is based in Berea, OH.

CMD, Appleton, WI, has named Paul E. Hardy director of marketing and sales; David Thomas is now product manager for customer design and development.

Edward D. Cohen has been awarded the John A. Tallmadge award for contributions to coating technology. The award is sponsored by Area 1k of the A.I.Ch.E National Program Committee, Eastman Kodak Co., and the International Society of Coating Science and Techology.

Barbara L. Brasier has been appointed president of the Gilbert Paper div. of The Mead Corp., which is based in Menasha, WI.

Christopher M. Little of Meredith Corp. has been chosen the 2000 Gravure Person of the Year by The Gravure Association of America, Rochester, NY, and its sister organization, the Gravure Education Foundation.

UV Technology, Cincinnati, OH, has appointed David McDowell general manager.

Joe Almeida joins the sales service department of Flxon Inc., Charlotte, NC.

Nnamdi Aniedobe has been promoted to group leader technology for UCB Chemicals Corp., Smyrna, GA.

Malcolm E. Schumann Jr. has been named president and CEO of Magnat Rolls Inc., Easthampton, MA. Schumann has served as director of the co. for the last nine years.

MacDermid Graphic Arts, Atlanta, GA, has named Jerry Hall VP of worldwide marketing, research, and development for printing plates. Also at MacDermid, Nate Harris is now technical service rep. for the western region. He will be responsible for northern California, northern Nevada, Utah, and the Denver, CO, area.

Start-up co. GC Dies has opened at 6701 W. Oakton St. in Niles, IL 60714; ph: 847/967-8520; fax: 847/967-9817. Mick Tinnon will serve as president.

Bob Reid has joined Arc International, Charlotte, NC, as technical service manager for the northeast.

Accord Carton, Chicago, IL, a third-generation family-owned folding carton plant, is celebrating its sixtieth year in business.

The Packaging Education Forum, Arlington, VA, announced its inductees to the Packaging Hall of Fame: Robert Forsyth, retired VP of National Starch & Chemical Co.; William Heller Jr., inventor/consultant; and John M. Johnston, retired president/CEO of Doboy Machinery Inc.

At Sonoco, Hartsville, SC, Jim C. Bowen is the newly elected senior VP of global paper operations, and Ronald E. Holley is senior VP of global industrial products.

Hazen Paper Co., Holyoke, MA, has named Debra Kubly technical sales rep.

IST America Corp., Bolingbrook, IL, has expanded its sales staff. Joseph Ooten has been named sales office manager and is responsible for internal coordination of sales activities. Jim Hutcheson has been appointed account manager, responsible for assisting printers in applying UV curing technology.

Kapco (Kent Adhesive Products Co.), Kent, OH, announced John Collins has joined as midwest sales rep.

Dominique Gallou has been promoted to product manager, paper industry, at Dienes Corp., Spencer, MA.

Terry M. Plummer now is president and chief operating officer of Monadnock Paper Mills, Bennington, NH, and Thomas D. Ruch is VP of new product development and technical services.

Roman Eckols has resigned his position as president and CEO of SIG Combibloc International, Columbus, OH. Chief operating officer Otto Schraut will oversee daily operations until a successor is named.

Joseph Tremper has joined Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp., Lincoln, RI, as sales manager for printing presses.

Grafix North America Inc., Burr Ridge, IL, has appointed Keith Tap VP—technical services.

York Paper Co., Eddystone, PA, has opened an office in Wilton, CT, and named Lawrence J. Nassef director of business.

Heidelberg, Kennesaw, GA, reports that the global co. has been ranked by IndustryWeek as one of the "World's 100 Best-Managed Companies."

Tammy Wydick has been appointed district sales manager for the Michigan and Ohio markets for Beckett Papers, a div. of International Paper, East Granby, CT.

Boise Cascade Corp., Memphis, TN, is now the exclusive licensee in eight western and northwestern states for the Defor Packaging System from International Paper, Memphis, TN.

Wausau Coated Products, Wausau, WI, has added a 38,000-sq-ft addition to house an expanded finishing area, new offices, storage space, and five new shipping docks.

Wes Harrington is the new national sales and marketing manager of Comco International, Milford, OH.

Steven Prejsner joins NPES, The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, Reston, VA, in the newly created position of manager of technology.



 

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