April 2003

Tom Smith has been appointed chairman of
Amcot, Lubbock, Texas. Smith replaces C.L. Boggs, who is retiring.

Sandra G. Parrillo and
Sheldon Whitehouse have been named to the Board of Directors of
Cranston Print Works Co., Cranston, R.I.

Rieter Holding Ltd.’s Board of Directors has elected
Urs Leinhäuser a member of its Group Executive Committee, with responsibility
within the Corporate Center for Group Controlling.


Outlast Technologies Inc., Boulder, Colo., has made the following appointments:
Danielle Borden, marketing;
Floyd FitzGerald, inside sales manager;
Christopher Leyes, accountant;
Heather Listoe, marketing and legal assistant; and
Gordon Roe, marketing and business development director.
Duncan Edwards, vice president, corporate counsel, now also serves as vice
president, Asian operations.
Tom Mandula, CFO, now also serves as vice president, European operations. In
Bernard Perry has been named head of Outlast Ventures. Reporting to Perry are
Monte McGill, technical director; and
Renee Boyda, marketing research assistant.

Eric Hequet, associate director at the
International Textile Center at Texas Tech University, Lubbock, Texas, has been
named chairman of the Cotton Quality Measurement Conference, part of the Beltwide Cotton


Jane Dombrosky has joined
Waverly Lifestyle Group, New York City, as design director, home fashions.

Jason Premo has been named executive vice president of
Cernotec LLC, Greenville.

BYK-Gardner USA, Columbia, Md., has appointed
Mike Burns director of sales; and
Elaine Becker product manager, color systems.

St. Louis-based
Kellwood Co. has made the following appointments:
Bea Myerson, president, Halmode; and
John R. Henderson, president, Sag Harbor.

Magnum Systems Inc., Kansas City, Kan., has appointed
Gary Saunders vice president, sales and marketing.


Robert Brooks has joined the sales force of
Louis P. Batson Co., Greenville.

West Conshohocken, Pa.-based
ASTM International’s Committee E02 on Terminology has awarded the 2002 Frank E.
Reinhart Award to
Vincent Diaz, president of the Atlantic Thread and Supply Co.

Larry R. Potvin has joined Poway, Calif.-based
Trespa North America Ltd. as Western regional manager.

Memphis, Tenn.-based
Cotton Council International (CCI) recently elected
Robert A. Carson Jr. president for 2003. Carson succeeds
William B. Dunavant III, who is now CCI board chairman. The following officers
also were elected:
David Stanford, first vice president;
Gary W. Taylor, second vice president;
David L. Burns, treasurer; and Mark D. Lange, secretary. New directors elected for
2003 are
Owen J. “Trey” Hodges III,
Gerald C. Marshall,
Lawrence E. Starrh,
James L. Webb and
Lonnie D. Winters.

Dana Darley has been appointed president of Lawrenceville, Ga.-based
Kreyenborg Industries, the North American subsidiary of Kreyenborg GmbH, Germany.
Darley replaces
Jan-Udo Kreyenborg, who will continue as chairman of Kreyenborg Industries, and
managing director of the Kreyenborg Group.

Sanitized AG has appointed
Dominik Zimmermann product manager of its Textiles Division.


Global Textile Partner (GTP) has made the following appointments:
James C. Thomas, president, GTP Greenville;
Thomas A. Korbutt, manager, research and development;
Richard Button, manager, manufacturing, Heddle/ Frame Division; and
Andrew Butenhoff, worldwide manager, business line training and consulting.

April 2003