On the Move...

Henry Rissier has been named president of BST Pro Mark, Elmhurst, IL.

Quickdraft, Canton, OH, reports that RCS Inc., Hopkins, SC, will represent its line of pneumatic material conveying/trim removal systems in North and South Carolina.

Ernest Ohlig, chairman of OLEC Corp. and Agfa Corp., received the 2000 Harold W. Gegenheimer Award for industry service at the annual conference of NPES The Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, Reston, VA.

Elite Cameron, Piscataway, NJ, welcomes Julie Manganaro as inside sales administrator; John Marold as head of East Coast territories; and David Stone as European sales manager in the U.K. office.

TAPPI, Atlanta, GA, has appointed Jim Cooper and Jeffrey J. Wooster of Dow Plastics to the Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Div. Council.

Ruth Wagner is now the executive director of the Gravure Education Foundation, Rochester, NY.

A new business alliance offering in-line lacquering, chemical priming, and siliconizing has been announced by Kroenert, Hamburg, Germany, and Cedar Rapids, IA, and SML, Lenzing Austria.

Rotec North America, a Day International co., has opened a manufacturing facility in Asheville, OH, dedicated to the production of flexographic printing sleeves.

Bobst Group Inc., Roseland, NJ, reports the retirement of VP Joe Fuchs after 41 years of service.

The Electrostatic Discharge Association, Rome, NY, selected new officers and board members for 2001. Officers include: John Kinnear Jr., IBM, president; Stephen A. Halperin, SHA/Prostat, senior VP; Ed Weggeland, Richmond Technology, VP; and Sue Ohrman, VPI LLC, secretary. Board members are: Charvaka Duvvury, Texas Instruments; Tom Diep, Texas Instruments; Joe Bernier, Intersil Corp.; Steven Voldman, IBM Microelectronics; Mark Kelly, Delphi Delco Electronics Systems.

Lamart Corp., Clifton, NJ, reports Phil Faria Jr., manager of process engineering, has been selected to chair the Coating and Laminating Committee for the Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL).

Sole distribution of the entire packaging films line of DuPont Teijin Films has been awarded to Transilwrap Co. Inc., Franklin Pk., IL. Also at Transilwrap, Max Minkus has been named mfg. business manager.

Gerard J. Lucidi, general manager of Marsden Inc., Pennsauken, NJ, has accepted the position of chairman for the Delaware Valley Local Section of TAPPI; Jeff Green has been hired as controls engineer at Marsden.

General Formulations, Sparta, MI, has appointed Mike Spidare product manager for the co.'s new line of Concept™ mounting and laminating products.

Bob Scalish joined the international sales organization of Corotec Corp., Farmington, CT.

Harper Corp. of America, Charlotte, NC, makes several announcements. Art Ehrenerg has been promoted to VP of manufacturing operations for both the Green Bay, WI, and Hollister, CA, facilities. Veronica Cheatham becomes production control/customer service manager. Harper has renamed its supplies division Harper Scientific.com, with restructured positions: Bobby Furr is sales manager; MaryEllen Goodwin is marketing manager; Jazmin Cordero and Annette Nunez are account specialists. Harper also has restructured its technical service to cover three geographic divisions: Dan Foy will manage the eastern region, and David Brewer will cover the central and western regions.

David Hughes will head the sales operation of the Dallas, TX, distribution center of Econo Products Inc., Rochester, NY.

The Polystyrene Packaging Council, Arlington, VA, has elected new officers: Gerry Finn, Nova Chemicals, president; Jim Lammers, Dart Container Corp., VP; Elizabeth Cunningham, Pactiv Corp., secretary; and Kevin McQuade, BASF Corp., treasurer.

Brandtjen & Kluge Inc., St. Croix Falls, WI, appointed Michael Aumann North American sales manager.

John T. Dillo, chairman and CEO of International Paper, San Francisco, CA, has been selected Global CEO of the Year by members of the financial community that follow the paper/forest products industry. The choice was made through an independent survey.

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