November/December 2010

Invista, Wichita, Kan., has named
Nate Smith III NA outdoor and travel segment end-use marketing manager, Cordura®.

The Raleigh, N.C.-based,
Sewn Products Equipment & Suppliers of the Americas (SPESA) has elected the
following to its Board of Directors:
Mel Berzack, Sewn Products Equipment Co.;
Rolando Bohlemann, Schmetz Needle Corp.;
Per Bringle, Eton Systems;
Dr. Mike Fralix, [TC]
Martin Gopman, Universal Sewing Machine Co.;
Frank Henderson, Henderson Sewing Machine Co.;
Al Irvine, American & Efird;
Rick Ludolph, Productive Solutions;
Nina McCormack, Dürkopp-Adler America;
Eric Schlossman, Consew;
Lonny Schwartz, Superior Sewing Machine & Supply;
Roy Shurling, Lectra North America;
Sam Simpson, Gerber Technology; and
John Stern, Methods Workshop.

Industrial Fabrics Foundation (IFF), Roseville, Minn., has awarded scholarships to
the following: IFF Student Scholarship —
Sudheer Jinka and
Vinitkumar Singh, Texas Tech University, and
Alexa Woodruff, Philadelphia University; Architect Scholarship —
Maria Paulina Carvallo, Illinois Institute of Technology; IFAI Membership
Scholarship —
Matthew Sweeney and
Ryan Gatti; Fabric Graphics Association Membership Scholarship —
Ryan Alvarez; and Tent Rental Division Membership Scholarship —
Nicholas Wodetzki.

Maria Malave-Ruiz
, production operations manager at
Oswego Industries Inc., Fulton, N.Y., has received the East Region NISH Products
Award for her efforts in Oswego’s military coveralls project.



American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC), Research Triangle
Park, N.C., has elected
R. Michael Tyndall, Cotton Incorporated, president; and
Dr. Peter J. Hauser, North Carolina State University’s College of Textiles,

International Textile Manufacturers Federation (ITMF), Switzerland, has elected
Bashir H. Ali Mohammad president;
Josué C. Gomes da Silva and
Wang Tiankai vice presidents; and
Bassem Sultan treasurer.

Mahlo GmbH + Co. KG, Germany, has named
Alois Böckmann manager, responsible for accounting, human resources and
information technology.

November/December 2010