PeopleTapistron International, Ringgold, Ga., recently announced the appointment of Bruce Elliston
as executive vice president. He has more than 26 years of experience in the carpet industry,
working with mills, commercial carpet specifiers and end-users.Most recently, Elliston was
responsible for BASFs worldwide Commercial Carpet Yarn business.M. Michael Jones has been promoted
to business director, Carpet Fiber Products for BASF Corp., Dalton, Ga.In his new position, Jones
will direct both the commercial and residential carpet fiber products businesses and have overall
responsibility for sales, marketing, technical services and the Carpet Fiber Technical Center in
Dalton. Jones has been with the company since 1973

May 1999