EcomTextile.com, Fullerton, Calif., a newly formed Internet-based textile exchange, appointed
John C. Adams
CEO. Adams recently retired from his position of chairman, president and CEO, Russell Corp.
He also served as president of the American Textile Manufacturers Institute (ATMI), chairman of the
American Apparel Manufacturers Association (AAMA) and director of the National Cotton Council
(NCC), and on the Executive Committee of the American Textile Partnership.
N.C. State University, Raleigh, N.C., appointed
Dr. A. Blanton Godfrey
dean of the University’s College of Textiles. Godfrey, formerly chairman and CEO of Juran
Institute Inc. and an adjunct professor at the College of Textiles, was also named the Joseph D.
Moore Professor of Textile and Apparel Management Technology.
Cargill Dow, Minnetonka, Minn., appointed
president of the company. Howard formerly served as director of growth and technology,
polyurethanes, Dow Chemical Co.
Buffalo Color Corp., Buffalo, N.Y., named
president and CEO. Cabrey formerly was president and general manager of Sequa Chemicals
Rieter Textile Systems, Germany,
sales and marketing director, Synthetic Fiber Machinery. Teek has been with Rieter for many
years, both in Germany and in the United States.
BASF Corp., Mount Olive, N.J., named
to head its Industrial Fibers Business Unit. Krauch is also group vice president, Fiber
Intermediates, and has been with BASF since 1990.
Gaston County Dyeing Machine Co., Stanley, N.C., announced that
joined the company as director of international sales for Latin America.
New York City-based Cotton Incorporated named
Novakovic director, THE COTTONWORKS® Fabric Library.
WestPoint Stevens, West Point, Ga., announced new responsibilities and assignments within
its management team.
, senior vice president and president, sales, will add responsibility for the company’s
Canadian and Central/South American sales efforts to her existing domestic responsibilities. She
will also oversee the Product Management Group.
Paxar Corp., White Plains, N.Y., appointed
vice president and general manager of the company’s Apparel Identifications Systems
Zellweger Uster Inc., Knoxville,
director, sales and service, and member of the Executive Committee. Ellison manages the
company’s sales and service activities in the United States and Canada and heads the IntelliGin
Business Unit. He also serves as site manager for the company’s facility in Charlotte, N.C.
Burlington Industries Inc., Greensboro, N.C., announced that
was promoted to director of corporate communications.
Avondale Mills Inc., Sylacauga, Ala., announced two appointments at Gregg Plant,
was named manager, technical quality assurance for piece-dyed fabrics.
joined the company as plant production manager.
Alba-Waldensian Inc., Valdese, N.C., named
James Douglas Dickson Jr.
William T. Walker
, senior vice president, operations and planning, will oversee the Sourcing organization,
directed by John Cafaro. The Customer Service, Planning and Logistics Group will also report to
was named senior vice president, strategic planning. He will report to David C. Meek,
executive vice president, finance, and CFO.
was appointed vice president and managing director, European operations.
The U.S. Small Business Administration named
, president, Lawson-Hemphill Inc., Central Falls, Rhode Island Falls, R.I., the 2000 Rhode
Island Small Business Exporter of the Year. The company’s international program, initiated in 1982,
accounts for more than 60 percent of its manufacturing revenues.
Johnston Industries Inc., Columbus, Ga., appointed
senior vice president, sales and marketing, JI Fabrics Division.
Marshall and Williams Products Inc., Greenville, S.C., appointed
Blas A. Miyares
president of the company. Miyares previously was president of Küsters Textile Machinery
Culp Inc., High Point, N.C., named
John H. Beason
vice president, specialty fabrics, with responsibility for the company’s sales to the
contract and hospitality markets.