Superior Uniform Group Inc., Seminole, Fla., has promoted Benjamin Alpert to vice president, regional sales.
VF Corp., Greensboro, N.C., has promoted Steve Rendle to vice president, VF, and group president, Outdoor & Action Sports Americas; and Scott Baxter to vice president, VF, and group president, Jeanswear Americas & Imagewear. The company also has named Karl Heinz Salzburger vice president, VF, and group president, International.
Manufacturers Chemicals LLC, Cleveland, Tenn., has promoted Mike Junkins to vice president.
Applied DNA Sciences Inc., Stony Brook, N.Y., has appointed Dave Wigfield vice president, sales; Tom Gladtke, director of sales, Textiles; and Larry McIntosh, director of sales, Electronics.
Americhem Inc., Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, has named Jim Milk director of global manufacturing.
Recasens USA LLC, Blue Bell, Pa., has named Peter Douglas sales manager.
Visual 2000 International Inc., Montreal, has named Joseph Eiger business development manager.
Tokyo-based Teijin Ltd. has named Dr. Ei-ichi Negishi — 2010 Nobel Prize Laureate in Chemistry and Herbert C. Brown Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, Purdue Univeristy — Teijin Group Distinguished Fellow.
The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle Park, N.C., will present the Harold C. Chapin Award recognizing outstanding service to AATCC to Richard A. "Rich" Malachowski during the AATCC 2011 International Conference, to be held March 22-24 in Charleston, S.C.