People News - June 2009

  • Kenneth C. Glade is appointed VP of sales for North America at Polytype America Corp., Converting Div., USA, Hackettstown, NJ.

  • In conjunction with opening a new office in Gloucester, MA, Davis-Standard, Pawcatuck, CT, announces Ken Sweet as Extrusion Systems Engineering manager-Northeast.

  • Mike Hecht, a chemical engineer who developed methods of applying coatings to paperboard packaging, including gloss to cardboard packaging, died May 11 at the age of 90.

  • J. Rodney (Rod) Edwards, former VP, Paperboard Group, American Paper Inst., now the American Forest & Paper Assn., has died at the age of 80.

  • Marc Tischer joins Drytac, Richmond, VA, in the newly created role of technical sales specialist for the Liquid Coating Div.

  • GPA, Chicago, IL, welcomes back Kevin Cooper as a territory sales manager for southern Virginia, North Carolina, and central and southern Florida.

  • Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses, Lincolnshire, IL, appoints Dan Quenzer sheet-fed sales director for 13 western and southwestern states.

  • Mike Acker is appointed territory manager in the Field Sales Dept. for Dymax Corp., Torrington, CT.

  • Western Shield Label Co., Rancho Dominguez, CA, promotes Heather Curry to inside sales manager.

  • Frank Kitchel is named VP of marketing, Meat & Dairy Flexibles, for Alcan Packaging Food Americas, Chicago, IL.

  • Rudolph Müller becomes chairman of the board for Muller Martini, Hauppauge, NY. Retiring current chairman of the board Hans Moor remains as vice chairman of the board. Bruno Müller becomes CEO.

  • CMD Corp., Appleton, WI, hires Scott Fuller as intermittent motion product line manager.

  • At tesa tape, Charlotte, NC, Chris Ferrelli is the new sales specialist for the northeastern region of the US.

  • Kevin Kelly is hired as account manager for Illinois and Iowa at Laminations, part of Great Northern Corp.'s Specialty Group, Appleton, WI.

  • HIFLEX, Ashland, NY, appoints Scott S. Marienthal central regional sales manger, responsible for the states surrounding Illinois.

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