On the Move...

Harper Corp. of America, Charlotte, NC, appoints Mike Huey midwest technical graphics consultant.

Goldenrod Corp., Prospect, CT, makes several announcements: David Sullivan is named VP of sales; Courtney Donaldson becomes director of marketing; Doug Coley joins the Connecticut office as inside sales rep; five new sales reps are hired to cover the Midwest, Southwest, and West; and the co. plans a new 30,000-sq-ft mfg. facility in Beacon Falls, CT, with a move planned for July 15.

John Fenn announces his resignation as president of the Society of Vacuum Coaters, Albuquerque, NM, for personal reasons. John T. Felts will be the new president.

Catty Corp., Huntley, IL, hires Dave Rambke as sales account manager.

Kraton Polymers, Houston, TX, is increasing production capability for Kraton G polymers at its Belpre, OH, and Berre, France, plants. The co. is implementing debottlenecking procedures that will increase global availability of the polymers by nearly 20%.

Econo Products, Rochester, NY, names Lisa Martin eastern sales rep.

At Dow Corning, Midland, MI, Brian Chapman is the new Americas market manager for silicone release coatings; Peter Vert joins the Application Engineering and Technical Service team; and scientist Darrell Jones retires after 42 years of service to the co.'s Pressure Sensitive Industry group.

Joe Beaton joins the sales team at BST Pro Mark, Elmhurst, IL, as territory manager for the Northeast.

Mike Santa is now president and CEO of Battenfeld of America, West Warwick, RI.

Rohm and Haas, Philadelphia, PA, announces Suzanne Rowland as VP and director of the global Adhesives and Sealants business.

Superior Printing Ink Co. Inc. names Robin Heath branch manager of New York and its two service stations, Brentwood, Long Island, and Carlstadt, NJ.

Chemir/Polytech Laboratories Inc., Maryland Hts., MO, changes its name to Chemir Analytical Services. The new identity reflects a sales growth of 300% since 1996, increased state-of-the-art instrumentation, and an expanded team of Ph.D. chemists and scientists, the co. reports.

Yazoo Mills Inc., New Oxford, PA, proudly reports it recently celebrated its 100th anniversary.

Three new VPs are appointed at Nova Chemicals, Pittsburgh, PA: Martin Pugh as VP and managing director; Eric Kelusky as VP — advanced Sclairtech Technology development; and Rick Salvador as VP — North American Styrenics Polymers.

Joe Hart, Smurfit Stone Container Corp., is the recipient of the Robert T. Gair Award given by the Paperboard Packaging Council, Alexandria, VA. The award signifies an individual's contributions to the industry, company, and community.

Coating Excellence Intl. (CEI), Wrightstown, WI, expands its print capabilities with an 80,000-sq-ft addition to its Wrightstown facility. The addition will house two new Windmoeller & Hoelscher presses as well as extensive support equipment.

GretagMacbeth, New Windsor, NY, appoints Donna Annacone director of sales, Americas South, and Bob Olmsted regional manager, Midwest.

Bosch Rexroth Corp., Hoffman Estates, IL, reports Bob Rickert will step down as president and CEO. He will be replaced by Wolfgang Dangel, the current CFO. Rickert will assume the role of advisor to executive management.

Water Ink Technologies, Lincolnton, NC, adds Drew Phillips and Andy Green to the technical sales staff.

Rayven Inc., St. Paul, MN, names Charlie Baumann and Tom Literski national sales reps for the Release Liners Div. Stephen E. Wells becomes national sales rep for Digital Graphics Media.

Bill Mulligan is now technical sales rep for the Northeast at Arcar Graphics, Chicago, IL. Mark den Boer joins Arcar as senior account rep to cover Chicago and Wisconsin and to develop national accounts.

Brian Ivens rejoins Arpeco Engineering Ltd., Mississauga, Ont., Canada, as manager — marketing and sales support, finishing equipment.

3M, St. Paul, MN, reports its TamperGard Security Film recently won the award for “Outstanding Achievement in Tamper Evidence” at the Product and Image Security Convention in Dublin, Ireland.

Burke Industrial Coatings moves its corporate offices, lab, and warehouse to 6200 NE Campus Dr., Vancouver, WA 98661; 360/944-8465; 800/348-3254.

Adhesives Research Inc., Glen Rock, PA, names Leon Behr southern regional sales rep for the Splicing Business Unit.

Diana Starheim is named business director for Honeywell Printing Solutions and Services, Phoenix, AZ.

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