• R. Duane Smith, product manager of specialty winding at Davis-Standard, Fulton, NY, is named a Fellow for 2011 by TAPPI, Norcross, GA. This award is given to individuals who have made extraordinary technical or service contributions to the industry and/or the association.

  • The Montalvo Corp., Gorham, ME, names Helge Birkwald manager of European operations, to work out of Horsens, Denmark.

  • John R. Martin, founder of Martin Automatic, Rockford, IL, died February 27 after a brief illness. He was 74.

  • Ron Shepard is now sales and marketing manager at CSAT America, Louisville, CO.

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