Cotton Incorporated, Cary, N.C., has named
Dr. Roy G. Cantrell
vice president of agricultural research. Cantrell will succeed
Dr. William Lalor
, who recently retired.
Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), Dalton, Ga., announced
has joined the organization as an electronic advocacy expert.
Springs Industries Inc., Fort Mill, S.C., has named
Kenneth E. Kutcher
executive vice president and CFO; and
vice president, corporate communications.
WestPoint Stevens Inc., West Point, Ga., in the newly created position of vice
American Yarn Spinners Association Inc. (AYSA), Gastonia, N.C., has elected the
Charles L. Little
, Mount Vernon Mills, president;
Michael S. Hubbard
, executive vice president and secretary;
James W. Chesnutt
, National Spinning Co. Inc., first vice president;
Stephen G. Dobbins
, Carolina Mills Inc., second vice president; and
Fred A. Jackson
, American & Efird Inc., treasurer. Named to AYSA’s Board of Directors were:
, National Textiles LLC;
, Trio Manufacturing Co.;
Charles J. Buie, Jr.
, Charles Craft Inc.;
W. Ralph Jones III
, Jones Companies Ltd.;
, Shuford Mills Inc.; and
, Harriet & Henderson Yarns Inc. Named to the Board of Directors and to the Executive
Mark B. Kent
, The Kent Manufacturing Co.;
Anderson D. Warlick
, Parkdale Mills Inc.; and
Bruce Lanier, Jr.
, Wehadkee Yarn Mills Inc.
Omnova Solutions Inc., has given its 2000 Technology Award to
from the company’s Chester, S.C., facility. The team developed Sequapel®, a fluoropolymer
repellent system unique to Omnova. The Technology Award recognizes exemplary technology-based
contributions by technical-, product- and market-development associates.
Bayer Corp, Pittsburgh, has announced a reorganization of senior management within
Bayer Dorlastan®, its global spandex business. Appointments include:
Werner W. Nahl
, vice president, global Dorlastan marketing and sales;
, vice president, global Dorlastan manufacturing;
, director, sales and marketing; and
, vice president, Dorlastan sales and marketing.
Dr. Michael Radermacher
will remain head of the global Dorlastan business.
Degussa Corp., Parsippany, N.J., has named
director of manufacturing within the bleaching and water chemicals business unit.
Textured Yarn Association of America Inc. (TYAA), Gastonia, N.C., has elected the
following officers for 2001-2002:
, Dillon Yarn Corp., president;
, KoSa, first vice president, technical;
, Milliken & Company, second vice president, technical;
, Cognis Corp., vice president, membership;
, Wellman Inc., vice president, publicity, publications and archives;
, Day International, vice president, conventions.
, Milliken & Company, will continue to serve as executive secretary. Board members for
the new term comprise:
, Unifi Inc.;
, Spectrum Textured Yarns;
, BASF; and
, American Barmag Corp.
Pittsfield Plastics Engineering Inc. & Precision Spools Inc. has promoted
Thomas W. Walker
to president and CEO, and
to vice president, operations. The company has elected
to the Board of Directors and appointed
, vice chairman, Board of Directors.
William (Sam) Parris
has been promoted to vice president, sales, and elected to the Board of Directors.
H. Warshow & Sons Inc. has promoted
to vice president, manufacturing.
Screenprinting & Graphic Imaging Association International (SGIA), Fairfax,
Va., has conferred its highest honor — the 2001 Howard Parmele Award — to
, Serigraphic Designs Inc., San Luis Obispo, Calif.