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Scott Lamerand joins Pechiney Plastic Packaging Inc., Chicago, IL, as product manager for Food Flexible Packaging. Pechiney also announces its new San Leandro, CA, plant dedicated to providing full-service flexible film technologies and capabilities.

Unilux Inc., Saddle Brook, NJ, names Kirk Nell sales manager for Asia/Pacific Rim. He will be based in Bangkok, Thailand, where he will establish a Service Center.

Bill Wanner will lead customer service at Tidland Corp., Camas, WA.

Laura Cory is named president of the digital business unit at Sun Chemical, Fort Lee, NJ.

AET Films is centralizing its North American customer service staff in New Castle, DE; ph: 800/688-2044; e-mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Paper Converting Machine Co., Green Bay, WI, elects Mitchell J. Weckop VP — Tissue and Nonwovens Converting Products.

Nina Plastics Inc., Orlando, FL, appoints Steven Gitzke VP of sales.

Philip G. Saunders, founder and chairman of Container Graphics Corp., Cary, NC, passed away July 21 after a long battle with cancer.

Pliant Corp., Schaumburg, IL, accepts a Valued Supplier Award from Imperial Sugar.

Fusion UV Systems, Gaithersburg, MD, adds Kurt Schier as senior product manager.

Winter, Bell Co., High Point, NC, earns the Silver Level Crown of Excellence Award from Philip Morris USA Inc. for exceptional performance by a supplier in quality, cost, security, technology, delivery, and service. The supplier must maintain this performance for one entire calendar year to be considered.

Davis-Standard, Pawcatuck, CT, promotes Mark Woodgate to the newly created position of European marketing director of the aftermarket division.

Clariant Intl. Ltd., Muttenz, Switzerland, names Dominik von Bertrab head of the Masterbatches Div. and Stephen R. Brown divisional controller and head of business process management.

Harper Corp. of America, Charlotte, NC, adds Gordon Smith as technical account manager for wide web sales in the Northeast and Alexander James as prepress consultant.



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