January/February 2006

SSM Schärer Schweiter Mettler AG has named

Alberto Negro
regional sales manager for Italy, the Balkans, India and Pakistan



At its recent International Conference & Exhibition, the
American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists, Research Triangle Park,
N.C., presented the Olney Medal to

Rolf Georg Kuehni,
North Carolina State University; the J.
William Weaver Award to
J. Richard Aspland, Clemson University, and

Pramod U. Shanbhag,
Rockland Industries; the Henry E. Millson
Award for Invention to
David M. Lewis, University of Leeds, Perachem Ltd. and Innovink Ltd.,
and to

C. Douglas Weston;
and the Harold C. Chapin Award to
Fred L. Cook, Georgia Institute of Technology.

Jones Apparel Group Inc., Bristol, Pa., has appointed

Lynne Cote
CEO, Wholesale Sportswear, Suits and Dresses. In addition, the company has announced the
following promotions
Gregg I. Marks
, CEO, Jones Suit Divisions;

Mark Mendelson,
chief merchandising officer, Better Apparel;

Susan Metzger
, president, sales and marketing, Better Sportswear.

Allen Questrom has been elected to the board.

Paxar Corp., White Plains, N.Y., has promoted

Susan P. Guerin
to president, North America Apparel Group; and

George Hoffman
to president, Apparel Business Development and Strategy, and Latin America Apparel

Schoeller Textil USA Inc. has appointed

Gary Meikle
national sales manager



Université de Haute, France, recently presented the Docteur Honoris Causa Award to

Bhuvenesh C. Goswami, Ph.D.,
alumni distinguished professor
of textiles at Clemson University

Clopay Plastic Products Co., Mason, Ohio, has appointed

Mary Jo Lilly, Ph.D.
, global business unit director.

Clariant International Ltd., Switzerland, has promoted

Patrick Jany
to chief financial officer.

The Dalton, Ga.-based
Carpet & Rug Institute (CRI) has appointed

Jim Bethel
, J&J Industries Inc., chairman, and

Robert Shaw
, Shaw Industries Inc., vice chairman, of the board. At its annual conference, CRI

Paul Frierson
with the Joseph J. Smrekar Memorial Award.

Outlast Technologies Inc., Boulder, Colo., has named

Greg Roda
senior vice president, development, operations and business; and

Heather Listoe
marketing manager.

Tietex International Ltd., Spartanburg, has appointed

Kim Grimsley
vice president, design and merchandising.

SATO America Inc., Charlotte, has named

Terry Bresin
Western regional sales manager.

Polymer Group Inc., North Charleston, S.C., has named

Fernando Marin
senior director; and

Robert Best
director, sales and marketing, of its medical business unit.

N. Schlumberger SAS, France, and
Finlane S.p.A., Italy, have named

Patrick Strehle
director, product marketing; and

Andrea Certo
director, marketing and sales.

FKI Logistex®’s North American Manufacturing Systems unit, St. Louis, has
announced the following promotions:

Ken Thouvenot
, vice president, project management and engineering;

Matt Wicks
, director, systems engineering; and

Brett Felton
, international sales manager.

Morris Township, N.J.-based
Honeywell International has promoted

Jeremy Steinfink
to vice president and general manager, Honeywell Performance Products.

Shaw Industries Inc., Dalton, has named

Tracy Reid
builder design and merchandising manager, Builder Division.

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

Christine Templeton
senior accountant.

Designtex, New York City, has named

Rich Morrow
executive creative director.



Enka tecnica GmbH, Germany, has named

Petra Ferreira
sales chief executive, North America.

Mohawk Industries Inc., Calhoun, Ga., has named

William C. “Chris” Wellborn

January/February 2006