December 2001

BASF Corp., Mount Olive, N.J., announced the retirement of

Deanne Moskowitz
, manager, marketing services, textile products, following 21 years of service.

DuPont, Wilmington, Del., has appointed

Lisa K. Pfrommer
manager, upholstery and home fashions, DuPont™ Teflon® stain protection.

Nordson Corp., Duluth, Ga., has promoted

James T. Auber
to global nonwovens marketing manager, Nonwovens Systems Group.



Rod Owen
has joined
Crosrol UK Ltd., United Kingdom, as spares and technical manager.

United Kingdom-based
SDL International Ltd. has announced the retirement of

Tom Govier
, sales manager, after 16 years of service. Govier will consult part-time as needed.

Inter-Society Color Council (ISCC), Reston, Va., elected the following directors
for 2001-2004:

James G. King
, DuPont;

Dr. Eileen Korenic
, University of Wisconsin-River Falls; and

Margaret Miele
, Fashion Institute of Technology.

John McCann
will serve as secretary until 2002. In addition, the ISCC bestowed its highest honor —
the ISCC Godlove Award — to the late

Max Saltzman
. The award recognizes a lifetime of distinguished service to the color community. The
council also presented the Nickerson Service Award to

Paula J. Alessi
. The award recognizes outstanding, long-term contributions to the advancement of the

Synthetic Organic Chemical Manufacturers Association (SOCMA), Washington, has

Diane McMahon
to vice president, commercial development; and

John (Jack) F. Murray
to vice president, project management.

Apollo Chemical Corp., Burlington, N.C., has made the following promotions:

Dexter R. Barbee Jr.
, vice chairman, Board of Directors;

Edward J. Rish
, president and COO;

James Brown
, CFO; and

Jimm Barbery
, vice president, sales and marketing.

Ciba Specialty Chemicals Inc. has appointed

Brendan Cummins
as head of international coordination and human resources. He will also serve on the
executive committee. Cummins succeeds

Franz Gerny
, who is retiring after 40 years with the company.

Jim Hendrix, Ph.D.
, has joined the
Industrial Textile Associates, Greer, S.C., as a senior associate.



David Matsil
has joined
nvision Technologies Inc., New York City, in the newly created post of director,
business development.

Louis J. Martin
has joined
Eastman Machine, Buffalo, N.Y., as vice president, marketing and business
development. The company also announced the promotions of

Marla Mellon
to vice president, sales; and

Robert Skowronski
to vice president, export business development.

WestPoint Stevens Inc., West Point, Ga., has named

Robert B. (Bob) Dale

Arthur (Art) Birkins
to the newly created posts of president, Bed and Bath Division, and president, Basic
Bedding Division, respectively. The company has named

Gregory D. (Greg) Tarver

Joan Amberg
to the newly created posts of senior vice president, bath, and senior vice president,
bed, respectively.

C. David England
was named vice president, manufacturing, Basic Bedding Division.

Rieter Textile Systems, Switzerland, has given the Rieter Award 2001 to the
following students:

Sandra Edalat-Pour
, Reutlingen University of Applied Sciences, Germany;

Abed Alam Bakshi
, University of Dhaka, Bangladesh;

Tingyong Wei
, Textile Donghua University, China;

Amit Pal
, Maharaja Sayajiro University, India; and

Sunay Ömeroglu
, Istanbul Technical University (B.Sc.) and Uludag University (M.Sc.), Turkey. The award
recognizes textile students worldwide who are working on subjects within the field of Rieter global

Eduard Küsters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co., Germany, announced

Dipl.-Ing. Albert Stitz
will take over responsibility for the areas of technology and development.



Applied Industrial Technologies elected

Fred D. Bauer
corporate secretary and

Michael L. Coticchia
vice president, human resources.

December 2001