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James K. Feeney, president and treasurer of Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp., Lincoln, RI, has retired. Hans Deamer, former senior VP, will take over as president, while Andrew Wheeler, former sales manager of extrusion systems, will be promoted to VP of sales.

John Dusenbery Co. Inc., Randolph, NJ, announces two appointments: Orest Lebed, president, effective Feb. 21; and Ron Tobin, director of sales & marketing, effective Feb. 26.

Todd A. Bryan has been appointed sales engineer for Extrusion Dies Inc., Chippewa Falls, WI.

Richard Averette, president of Precision Southeast, Myrtle Beach, SC, is the recipient of the Southern Region Distinguished Service Award, given by the Society of the Plastics Industry Inc.

Thomas J. Vacchiano Jr. has been named president of Gretag-Macbeth, Regensdorf, Switzerland. He succeeds Ronald G. Anderson, who will act as advisor to the board of directors until his retirement in May.

GretagMacbeth LLC, New Windsor, NY, has named Dr. Robert McMahan VP of research development.

Nordson Corp., Duluth, GA, has promoted John J. Keane to VP, packaging and production assembly business group.

Jeremy Hollister has been named corporate events manager and John W. Rockwell VP, print division, of Paperloop.com, San Francisco, CA.

Stephen Barr has joined the sales team of Pomco Graphic Arts, Philadelphia, PA, and Ron Bauman has been promoted to account executive.

Van Leer Flexibles L.P., Houston, TX, changed its name to Valéron Strength Films, a div. of Illinois Tool Works Inc.

The American Plastics Council, Arlington, VA, reports Ronald H. Yocum retired from his position as president/CEO on March 1.

Proact Converting Equipment, Exmouth, Devon, U.K., has named Darren Skipper sales executive for the U.K. and Europe.

At Louis P. Batson Inc., Greenville, SC, Michael Tremblay is the area sales manager for Virginia, North Carolina, and northern South Carolina, and Jeff Abens becomes area sales manager for southern South Carolina, Georgia, eastern Tennessee, and eastern Alabama.

William A. Raaths has been named director of Badger Paper, Peshtigo, WI.

Dan Naughton is now director of sales and marketing worldwide for UV Research, Brea, CA.

Jim Wahler has been hired as account manager for the eastern zone for Weyerhaeuser Fine Paper, Valley Forge, PA.

Davis-Standard, Pawcatuck, CT, combined the technical resources of its technical center and small systems facility under one organization. John Christiano, director of extrusion process technology, will oversee the operation of both facilities.

Chromas Technologies, Montreal, QC, Canada, has named Robert Rogers sales engineering manager; Robert Blouin digital group director; and Patricia Santiago marketing director.

Steve Schoenberger is the newly appointed account manager for Great Northern Corp.'s Container Group, Racine, WI. Great Northern Corp.'s Rollguard Products, Appleton, WI, welcomes Gary Lawell as inside sales representative.



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