National Nonwovens has appointed
technical sales representative, Filtration Division.
Maidenform Inc., Bayonne, N.J., has announced the appointment of
Thomas J. Ward
as president and CEO. Ward also serves on the company’s Board of Directors.
W. Schlafhorst AG & Co., Germany, has named
as head of the publicity and public relations department.
Wools of New Zealand, Atlanta, has elected
, The Carpet Craftsman, Fort Wayne, Ind., as the new chairman of its Retailer Advisory
Johnston Industries Inc. has appointed
Douglas A. Bridell
as plant manager, Southern Phenix Textiles, Phenix City, Ala.
Culp Inc., High Point, N.C., has announced the following promotions:
Lawrence W. Bump
, vice president, sales and marketing, Culp Decorative Fabrics Division; and
Robert G. Culp IV
, executive vice president, Culp Home Fashions Division.
Dominick D. Anile, Jr.
, will assume overall sales management for the Culp Velvets/Prints Division.
American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM), West Conshohocken, Pa., has
Kathleen (Kitty) Kono
vice president, global cooperation. ASTM has given the 2001 William T. Cavanaugh Memorial
Dr. Steven M. Spivak
. The award recognizes eminence in the voluntary standards system.
has joined the sales team at
Hunter Associates Laboratory Inc., Reston, Va. Thesken represents Ohio, Michigan,
and parts of Indiana, Pennsylvania and West Virginia.
Carpet and Rug Institute (CRI), Dalton, Ga., has made the following appointments:
Steven J. Phillips, Ph.D.
, director of customer satisfaction;
, director of human resources and electronic advocacy;
, technical advocacy manager;
, manager of technical information in the area of health, environment and technical
, specialist in indoor air quality and technical information; and
, superintendent of printing and building facilities.
North Safety Products, Cranston, R.I., has named
senior vice president of sales.
Society for the Advancement of Material and Process Engineering (SAMPE), Covina,
Calif., has given the 2001 Outstanding Technical Paper Award to the University of Florida team
Russell Corp., Atlanta,has named
Jonathan R. Letzler
president and COO;
Cheryl M. Barre
Gilbert J. Roberts
, corporate officers; and
Steven B. Farley
treasurer and corporate officer.
Eastern Color & Chemical Co., Providence, R.I., as technical sales
representative for the company’s Southern sales force.
L. de Poortere, a Wools of New Zealand mill partner, has appointed
vice president and
new national accounts/store support coordinator.
Sulzer Textil, Switzerland, has named
president. Former President
will resume his position as head of the Technology Division.
Interface Inc. has promoted
Patrick C. Lynch
to vice president and COO.
Kent Adhesive Products Co. (Kapco) has appointed
as sales manager for the Engineered Products Division.
Lectra, Marietta, Ga., has announced appointments to the company’s 3D Visual
Merchant support team:
, senior implementation specialists;
, implementation specialist;
, international implementation and marketing specialist for visual merchandising
, content production/designers.