On the Move...

Raflatac, Fletcher, NC, announces the appointment of Jay Landin as territory sales manager, overseeing sales activities in North and South Dakota and Minnesota.

Brian Marvelley is now president and CEO of Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering, Gloucester, MA.

DRI, designers of radiant electric IR drying and heating equipment, moved July 17 to Box 1209, Port Salerno, FL 34992; 772/463-5348.

SICPA North America, Kansas City, KS, appointed Gordon MacKenzie general manager of the eastern region.

Maxcess International, Oklahoma City, OK, expands its local sales force, hiring Chris Harper to support Indiana, Kentucky, and Michigan; Erik McCready for Texas and Oklahoma; and Bill Wojcik for Georgia, Florida, and parts of South Carolina.

Chevron Phillips Chemical announces worldwide headquarters relocation from downtown Houston to 10001 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands, TX.

Jeffery Damour of Converter Accessory Corp., Wind Gap, PA, was elected VP of the Converting Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA).

Dienes Corp., Spencer, MA, hired Darin DuBois as systems engineer and Edward Prinsen II as service technician.

Xeikon International moved its headquarters from Mortsel to Lier, Belgium, and appointed Joost Verbrugger CEO.

Charter Films, Superior, WI, has hired Mark R. Tuszka as technical sales rep.

Lamart Corp., Clifton, NJ, announced the appointment of Kenny Pace to the position of northeast regional sales; Grant Aungst was named to the post of midwest regional sales. Lamart also reports it recently acquired and refurbished a 15,000-sq-ft building adjacent to its manufacturing operations to accommodate increased orders.

The Printing Association of Florida (PAF), Orlando, FL, named Holly Price South Florida regional manager.

Linear Products, Vancouver, WA, has changed its name to Adalis Corp.

Linda Parker joined Pomco Graphic Arts, Philadelphia, PA, as senior account executive. Lee Frankel joined Pomco as an account executive.

Lovejoy Inc., Downers Grove, IL, established Lovejoy Europe B.V., Alkmar, The Netherlands, a wholly owned sub. company with warehouse and manufacturing units.

Nipson America officially established its North American headquarters at 1501 Landmeier Rd., Elk Grove Village, IL 60007; 508/647-0624.

Brampton Engineering, Brampton, ON, Canada, announced the appointment of Mark A. Wodrich as area sales manager.

John Pohl is now service operations manager at basysPrint GmbH, Boizenburg, Germany.

George Zhang was named senior packaging engineer of The Packaging Department, Bloomington, MN.

Smyth Cos. Inc., Bedford, VA, appointed Anthony L. Parker chief operating officer.

The New York-area Association of Graphic Communications honored Edward E. Barr, chairman of Sun Chemical Group B.V. and Kodak Polychrome Graphics, with the prestigious “Power of Communications” Award at the organization's 50th annual Franklin Event.

Ryan Powers joined the inside sales staff at Roosevelt Paper Co.'s Chicago div. in Forest Park, IL.

John Bergin has been invited to join the Management Group at Stora Enso, Helsinki, Finland. He will also become a member of Stora Enso North America's Executive Management Group.

Paul Appelblom of Jatco Inc. was elected chairman of the Society of the Plastics Industry (SPI) Executive Board, Washington, DC. Other officers elected include E. Niles Kenyon of The Conair Group, vice chairman; and Richard Angiullo of DuPont Fluoroproducts, secretary.

Vicki B. Arthur was promoted to staff VP and treasurer of Sonoco, Hartsville, SC, while Barry L. Saunders was promoted to staff VP and corporate controller.

TMI Group of Cos., Islandia, NY, promoted Richard Young to VP of sales.

Laminations, Appleton, WI, added John Gallop as account manager to cover Delaware, Maryland, southern New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Virginia.

Adhesives Research Inc., Glen Rock, PA, hired Rebecca J. Garman as customer service rep. for the Splicing Business Unit.

Anderson & Vreeland, Bryan, OH, has opened a new distribution center at 4780 W. Jennifer, Fresno, CA 93711. A&V also reports the appointment of Rene Salinas as prepress rep.

Tom Crosson will serve as VP/general manager of Plassein International's Longview, TX, and Thomasville, NC, manufacturing facilities. He will continue as general manager of the Ontario, CA, facility.

At its 2002 Annual Meeting, INDA Association of Nonwovens Fabrics Industry presented the Chairman Award to Bill Haile of Eastman Chemical Co. for outstanding volunteer service to the association.

BBA Nonwovens has invested $36 million for a new, state-of-the-art spunlace line to be built at its facility in Bethune, SC.

Outsourcing Services Group, Allendale, NJ, announces appointments in the organization's Consumer Products Div.: Kenneth Dow as director of quality assurance; Thomas Misgen as associate director of quality assurance; Jeffery Thornton as general manager of Piedmont Labs. Inc.; and Robert White as general manager of Precision Packaging & Services.

Creo Inc., Vancouver, B.C., Canada, has appointed Stan Coleman corporate VP of printing workflow solutions. The co. named Joe Caruso strategic accounts manager for packaging in North America.

Kompac, a Day International brand, moved its headquarters July 29 to 159 Dwight Pl.; Fairfield, NJ 070084. Phone numbers remain the same.

William Ratcliff has been promoted to manager of Longview Fibre's Spanish Fork Container Sales District, Longview, WA. Also at Longview, Joseph A. Van Ells was promoted to manager of the Milwaukee, WI, Container Sales District.

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