March 2003

Wardwell Braiding Machine Co. Inc., Central Falls, R.I., has appointed
David Farnum sales manager.


The supervisory board of Austria-based
Lenzing AG has named
Thomas Fahnemann chairman of the Board of Management.

Matt E. Weinschuetz has been promoted by the
Sunbelt Corp., Rock Hill, S.C., to president of its Textile Products business.

Supima has named
Marc Lewkowitz executive vice president.


At its 54th Annual Convention and Exposition, the
Screenprinting & Graphic Imaging Association International (SGIA), Fairfax,
Va., named
Mike McDaniel chairman of the 2003 Board of Directors. The following officers were
Nick Maccaroni, first vice chairman;
Kerry Gillespie, second vice chairman;
David Van Veldhuizen, third vice chairman;
Roger Bowles, associate vice chairman;
Larry Kleiboeker, treasurer; and
Duke Zimmerman, secretary. Directors representing SGIA’s printer members for
three-year terms are
William Kujawa,
Scott McLean,
Michael Mockridge and
Ricardo Sunderland.
David Eisenbeiss and
Norm Wolcott were selected to serve three-year terms as supplier directors.

Motion Industries, Birmingham, Ala., has named
Jim Williams corporate director, industrial automation.

Mark Hemphill has been promoted to the newly created position of vice president,
national sales, at East Greenville, Pa.-based
Knoll Textiles.


WestPoint Stevens Inc., West Point, Ga., has named
Linda Del Pozo vice president, Bath Shop/Bath Sourcing. Reporting to Del Pozo are:
Jack Ritterman, manager, sourced product, bath; and
Margaret C. “Meg” Connolly, product manager, bath sourcing.

The Board of Directors of
Ruddick Corp., Charlotte, has elected
John P. Derham Cato to fill a vacancy on the board.

Digital Printing & Imaging Association (DPI), Fairfax, Va., has named
Dan Marx to the newly created position of director, communications and service


Cary, N.C.-based
Cotton Incorporated has promoted Michael D. Watson to vice president, fiber
quality research; and
Vikki Martin to manager, textile chemistry research.
Andrea Samber has been appointed to the newly created position of associate
director, retail marketing.

Cognis, Cincinnati, has named
Jeff Langley regional business director, process chemicals.

Bill Proksa of
Menges Roller Co., Wauconda, Ill., has been promoted to vice president and general
manager of operations in Wauconda.


Woolrich, Woolrich, Pa., has appointed
Susan Benfield designer, Sweaters, and Home and Outdoor Living.
Susan Moshier has assumed the duties of sales manager of the Home and Outdoor
Living Division.

Harvey L. Steinberg has joined Midland, Mich.-based
AEGIS Environments with responsibility for Environmental Protection Agency (EPA)
registrations and compliance. The company also has named
Clayton M. Chargot CFO; and
Nathan Smith coordinator, e-sales and e-support.
Melissa Hoffman has joined the AEGIS Laboratories, and
Michael R. Northrup the Aftercare business segment.

Meridian Industries has appointed
Jim Laney vice president, textile merchandising.

SI Performance Technology, Ringgold, Ga., a division of
SI Corp., has named
Keith Beddingfield director, marketing.

Geoff Hollick has been appointed sales manager of England-based
Shelton Machines Ltd.

Eddie Bauer Inc., Redmond, Wash, has announced the appointment of
S. Ronald Gaston to senior vice president, CFO.

Mott Corp., Farmington, Conn., has named
Michael Wilson market manager, gas filtration.

March 2003