May 2005

Martex Fiber Southern Corp., Spartanburg, has named
Anthony J. Vitullo CFO of its Philadelphia office.


Oxford Industries Inc. has appointed
Michael Miller president, Oxford Slacks. He succeeds
R. Larry Johnson, who has retired.

Eduard Küsters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG, Germany, has appointed
Benno Fonrobert, Ph.D., head of the newly created Innovation Management unit.


Caroline Scherb has joined
Ciba Specialty Chemicals, Switzerland, as head of communications.

Outlast Technologies Inc., Boulder, Colo., has named
Raj Pillai managing director, Outlast Technologies India.

Kellwood Co., St. Louis, has named
Gary F. Simmons president, Gerber Childrenswear.

The New York City-based
Warnaco Group Inc. has appointed
Sheree Waterson president, Speedo® North America.

Batson Group Inc., Greenville, has appointed
Michael Tobiasz area sales manager for Minnesota, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois
and Canada.


ASTM International, West Conshohocken, Pa., has awarded the 2004 ASTM
International Harold DeWitt Smith Memorial Award to
Behnam Pourdeyhimi, Ph.D.

Glen Raven Custom Fabrics LLC, Glen Raven, N.C., has promoted
Hal Hunnicutt to market manager, Residential Furniture; and
Suzie Roberts to market manager, Casual Furniture.
Anderson Hicks has joined the company’s design team.

Tandus US Inc., Dalton, Ga., has made the following appointments:
Ralph Grogan, senior vice president, Tandus;
Jeff Raabe, senior vice president, Tandus;
Tom Ellis, vice president, sales, Tandus Specialized;
Wallace J. Hammel, senior vice president, Tandus;
Dan Mayfield, vice president, manufacturing, C&A Floorcoverings; and
Warren Deviney, vice president, operations, C&A Floorcoverings.

Russell Corp., Atlanta, has promoted
Calvin Johnston to CEO of Russell Athletic.


WestPoint Stevens Inc., West Point, Ga., has appointed
Geralyn “Geri” Wetmore vice president, department and specialty stores and
catalogue sales.

Honeywell Specialty Materials, Morris Township, N.J., has named
Bernard Pellereau president, Europe.

Biscor Ltd. has appointed
Liz Baker marketing manager.


East Greenville, Pa.- based
KnollTextiles has appointed
Dorothy Cosonas creative director.

Reidsville, N.C.-based
Boehme Filatex Inc. has appointed
Daniel Hode sales representative for most of the non-Korean-owned textile industry
in Central America.

SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG has appointed
Kurt Eugster CEO.


Astrup Co. has promoted
Ronald J. Paratore to manager, and
Dan Lister to assistant manager, Illinois Distribution Center.

NSC Nonwoven, France, has named
Jean-Philippe Dumon sales manager.


Peach State Labs Inc., Rome, Ga., has named
Michael Grigat director, fluorine research.

C. L. Hauthaway & Sons Corp., Lynn, Mass., has appointed
Ted Johnson general manager.

Tietex International Ltd. has named
Beth Hunt head of the Ticking Division. Hunt replaces
Ron Weaver, who has retired.

Josh Cheng has joined Dallas-based
Celanese Corp. as president of Celanese China.

May 2005