Nilit Ltd. has named
head of Nilit North America Corp., and
general manager, Fiber Division, Europe.
Color Marketing Group, Alexandria, Va., has elected
, Clariant Ltd., to its Board of Directors.
Polymer Group Inc., Charlotte, has promoted
to vice president of research and development, and
to senior vice president and general manager, Europe.
Dr. James Chantler
Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex LLC, Research Triangle Park, N.C., as research
Tavex Group, Spain, has named
Gilberto Mestriner Stocche
corporate marketing director.
Synthetic Yarn and Fiber Association (SYFA), Gastonia, N.C., has elected
, Oerlikon Barmag, president;
, Unifi Inc., first vice president;
, Nan Ya Plastics, second vice president;
, Universal Fibers, vice president, membership;
, PCI Fibres & Raw Materials, vice president, publicity; and
, Accotex/Daytex, vice president, conference. SYFA also elected the following directors:
, Burlington Worldwide;
, Nilit North America Corp.;
Mike Becker Jr.
, Michael S. Becker Inc.; and
, Strategic Solutions.
, Milliken & Company, was appointed secretary, and
was appointed treasurer.
Safety Components Fabric Technologies Inc., Greenville, has named
head of market development, Awning and Architecture Division, WeatherMax.
Culp Inc., High Point, N.C., has elected
Thomas G. Gallagher Jr.
corporate controller, assistant treasurer and assistant secretary.
Carroll Santos has joined
Batson Group Inc.
, Greenville, as product manager for Batson’s textile dyeing and finishing and nonwovens
Kellwood Co., St. Louis, has elected the following officers:
Gregory W. Kleffner
Patrick J. Burns
, corporate vice president and chief strategy and marketing officer;
Samuel W. Duggan II
, corporate vice president, investor relations, and treasurer;
J. David Larocca Jr.
, corporate vice president, human resources; and
Michael M. Saunders
, corporate vice president and chief information officer.
Leigh Fibers Inc., Spartanburg, has promoted
to president and treasurer, following the retirement of President and CEO
Nordson Corp., Duluth, Ga., has appointed
global business development manager for new materials, Adhesive Systems Group.
The following students were honored with design prizes at the recent Texprint exhibition in
, Breaking New Ground;
, Weave; and
, Interior Fashion.
has joined Paris-based
Lectra as director, Lectra Portugal.
Gerber Technology has appointed
director, marketing communications.
At its recent annual meeting, the
International Association Serving the Nonwovens and Related Industries elected
, Johnson & Johnson, chairman; and
, Fiberweb France S.A.S., vice chairman.
, Tesalca-99 S.A.,
, Mölnlycke Health Care, and
, Procter & Gamble, were elected board members.
, SCA Hygiene Products AB, was re-elected vice chairman; and
, Unilever Europe Foods, was re-elected treasurer.
Springs Global US Inc., Fort Mill, S.C., has named
chief global creative officer and senior vice president.
Swift Spinning Inc. has promoted
to president and CEO, and