February 2005

Patrick J. Momony
has joined Redmond, Wash.-based
Orca Photonic Systems as a senior consultant for the business and technical
development of industrial laser-cutting applications.



The Basic Bedding Division of
WestPoint Stevens Inc., West Point, Ga., has promoted

Jackie Zutler
to director, marketing; and

Shazia Shah
to product manager, sourcing.

Aimee Ferraro
has been named product manager, sourcing.

Robert McCormack
has joined New York City-based
Kaltex America Inc. as president and CEO.

Stephen F. Powers
has joined
Kellwood Co., St. Louis, as president and CEO of the company’s Koret division.



Wilmington, Del.-based
INVISTA™ Inc. has named

Jon Penrice
vice president, Lycra® brand, in addition to his current position as vice president,
marketing, Apparel. The company also has appointed

William Yeoh
vice president, Apparel, China/Hong Kong; and

Jong Se Kim
vice president, Apparel, Asia.

Marietta, Ga.-based
YKK Corp. of America has appointed

Yvan Jutras
president, YKK Canada Inc.



Avondale Mills Inc., Monroe, Ga., has appointed

Dominic P. Colapietro
vice president, workwear, Apparel Fabrics;

Anthony F. Strickland
vice president, sportswear, Apparel Fabrics; and

George W. Lansdowne Jr.
vice president, piece-dyed business development.

Neuenhauser Inc., Greer, S.C., has named

Markus Heinis
president, Textile Division; and

Kathy Jones
executive assistant.

Chuck Holmes
now is responsible for sales in the southeastern part of South Carolina, Georgia,
Alabama, Texas and the Midwest. The company also has appointed

Tommy Loftin
to assist customers with spare parts and technical services; and has named

Tim Berry

Garry Wagner
to provide technical service and machine repair.

Clifton, N.J.-based
Mayer Textile Machine Corp. has named

Tony Hooimeijer

North Charleston, S.C.-based
Polymer Group Inc. (PGI) has appointed CEO

James L. Schaeffer
to the Board of Directors. The Chicopee division of PGI has named

Scott Tracey
vice president, sales and marketing; and Larry Archer group marketing director.

Meredith, N.H.-based
Vutek Inc. has named

Philippe Carron
European managing director.



Mason, Ohio-based
Clopay Plastics Product Co. has named the following people to its new business
development team:

David Bland, Ph.D.
, director, new business technology;

Nicole Gerwe
, associate scientist; and

Chris Faust
, sales and marketing representative.

Louis P. Batson Co., Greenville, has named

Terry Vogt
, area sales manager with responsibility for Alabama, Tennessee, southern Georgia and
eastern Mississippi. The company also announced that

John G. Burch Jr.
, , area sales manager, has been inducted into the Manchester Who’s Who Executive and
Professional Registry.

eBridge Technologies Inc., Greenville, has named

Richard Mullinax
, project manager.



New York City-based
Li & Fung USA has named

Tony Vieira
design director, Cannon® and Cannon Royal Family® global licenses.

Perry Ellis International Inc. has named

George Pita

Cotton Incorporated, New York City, has promoted

Paula G. Rosario
to vice president, retail and fashion marketing.



Sato America Inc. has appointed

Phil Koch
marketing manager.

Prospect Hill, N.C.-based
Royal Park Uniforms Inc. has promoted

Barbara Parker
to vice president, operations. The company has appointed

Chuck Grady
planner and industrial engineer.

February 2005