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August 2003

Steve Nelson has joined EasiWay Systems Inc., Delano, Minn., as technical sales representative.



The Netherlands-based Uniqema has named Vinod Palathinkara commercial development and market manager, oilfield and fiber finish businesses, the Americas.

Richard W. Williams , Williams Companies Inc., has been named to the Washington-based US Department of Commerce’s Industry Sector Advisory Committee on Textiles and Apparel for Trade Policy Matters (ISAC 15).

Cargill Inc., Minneapolis, has named Gary W. Taylor president, Cargill Worldwide Cotton. Taylor takes the place of James Echols , who has retired.

Michael E. Wilson has been appointed director of government affairs by the Alexandria, Va.-based Textile Rental Services Association of America (TRSA).

Michael Chubb has joined Shuster Laboratories Inc., Canton, Mass., as vice president, sales.

Kellwood Co., St. Louis, has named Laura Capponi-Huffman vice president, Kellwood Licensing.

Richard V. Gregory, Ph.D. , has been appointed dean of the College of Sciences at Norfolk, Va.-based Old Dominion University.

Ken Wendt has joined Hunter Associates Laboratory Inc., Reston, Va., as sales manager for Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, Vermont, and sections of New Jersey and New York.



Shane Whalen has joined Commerce, Calif.-based Innovo Group Inc. as COO.

Doug Henderson has been selected by High Point, N.C.-based Tietex Interiors to head the sales and marketing of its residential upholstery fabrics segment.

Ed Messer has joined Keystone Aniline Corp., Chicago, as sales manager. Charles Perry has joined the company as industry manager, inks and coatings.

The Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC), Reston, Va., has elected David Battle , GretagMacbeth; Sy Commanday , Techmer PM; and Maria Nadal, Ph.D. , National Institute for Standards and Technology, to three-year terms on its Board of Directors. Louis A. Graham and Evelyn Stephens have been elected honorary members. At its recent annual meeting, ISCC presented the Godlove Award to Rolf G. Kuehni , and the 2003 Nickerson Service Award to Ellen Carter, Ph.D.

Charlotte-based SATO America Inc. has appointed Alicia Ré sales manager, Latin America; and Kevin Boger , technical trainer.

BYK-Gardner USA, Columbia, Md., has appointed Elaine Becker product manager, and Mike Burns director, sales, Color Systems.

Maria T. Pardo , vice president, Covington Industries Inc., New York City; and national sales manager, Covington Industries Contract; has been appointed director of Covington Industries Contract.



Greensboro, N.C.-based Burlington Contract Fabrics™, a unit of Burlington Industries, has named Karen Kovarik-Markham regional design consultant, West Coast.

Parsippany, N.J.-based Degussa Corp. has named Robert J. Morlino president, Bleaching and Water Chemicals.



 The Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry (INDA), Cary, N.C., and the Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI), Norcross, Ga., have announced the following winners of the International Nonwovens Technical Conference (INTC) 2002 Best Paper Award: James Barry , Cleare Inc.; Behnam Pourdeyhimi , Ph.D., Nonwovens Cooperative Research Center; Randall Breese , University of Tennessee; and Stephen Michielsen , Ph.D., Georgia Institute of Technology. The winners will receive their awards at INTC 2003, to be held Sept. 15-18 in Baltimore.

Motion Industries Inc., Birmingham, Ala., has appointed Ellen Holladay senior vice president, information technology; and director, operational excellence.

August 2003