The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle Park, N.C., has presented the 2012 Harold C. Chapin Award to textile industry veteran and former AATCC Chair Robert Frederick "Freddy" Miller Jr., and the 2012 AATCC Young Entrepreneur Award to Nicole Nichols-Wilson, Pure Filter Solutions. The association also has named Lou Protonentis technical director.
Vancouver, Canada- and Portland, Ore.-based Crailar Techologies Inc. has named Ted Sanders CFO.
The Norcross, Ga.-based Technical Association of the Pulp, Paper, Packaging and Converting Industries (TAPPI) has elected the following to its Board of Directors: Robert A. Feeser, MeadWestvaco; Kirt Cuevas, International Paper; and Daniel D. Cappell, Asten Johnson. TAPPI also has presented Dan McGuire with the 2013 TAPPI Paul W. Magnabosco Outstanding Local Section Member Award and Jamie Braverman with the NET Division 2013 Innovations in Nonwovens Award.
City of Industry, Calif.-based Bentley Prince Street has appointed Jim Harley chief operating officer.
Gainesville, Fla.-based Quick-Med Technologies Inc. has appointed Dale Bergman and Paul Jenssen to its Board of Directors.
Laconia, N.H.-based Madeira USA Ltd. has named Shirley Clark president.
Mark Burstein, president of sales, marketing and R&D for Miami-based New Generation Computing Inc. (NGC), has won a Supply & Demand Chain Executive 2013 "Pros to Know" award.
Scranton, Pa.-based Noble Biomaterials Inc. has appointed Sean Kelly marketing director, Advanced Materials division.
Portland, Ore.-based Skins Compression Clothing has appointed Johnny West general manager, North America.