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Tom Jacques joins North American Cerutti Corp. as area sales manager for the Flexotecnica line of printing technology, Green Bay, WI.

Erik Adams is named global sales manager for Precision AirConvey Corp., Newark, DE.

J.H.R. Madern, chairman, president, and CEO of Madern Graveerindustrie en Gereedschappenfabriek, The Netherlands, is one of 300 men and women nominated for the 2005 Entrepreneur of the Year award sponsored by Ernst & Young. Madern supplies knives, dies, die-cutting equipment, stamping and embossing presses, and rotary cutters.

Curtis Packaging, a designer and manufacturer of custom folding cartons, celebrates 160 years in business.

Adchem Corp., Riverhead, NY, celebrates 40 years as a manufacturer of PSA tape systems. The company started in Westbury, NY, and moved to its 200,000-sq-ft facility in 1999.

Keri Otremba is hired as a new-product engineer for Laminations, part of Great Northern Corp.’s Specialty Group, Appleton, WI.

Mary Hayes joins Thilmany, Kaukauna, WI, as chief operations officer.

Tony Donato accepts the position of technical sales manager at HarperScientific, Charlotte, NC. Nuttika Sutanthavibul accepts the position of customer service supervisor at Harper Asia Pacific Co., Bangkok, Thailand.

Tom Alba is promoted to VP of the Packaging Div. at Pitman Co., Totowa, NJ, following the retirement of William A. (Bill) Ceperich as executive VP of the division. The firm also reports it will endow a scholarship at Clemson Univ.’s Packaging Science Dept. in Ceperich’s name.

At International Paper, Memphis, TN, Jean-Michel Ribieras is named VP of the newly merged Converting Papers and Pulp business.

Brian Smith is promoted to manager of environmental health and safety at Adhesives Research, Glen Rock, PA.

David A. Collette is promoted to VP of manufacturing and technology at Argotec, Greenfield, MA.

Phil Ford joins Max Daetwyler Corp., Huntsersville, NC, as regional sales manager for the Pacific coast and the upper Midwest.

Longview Fibre Co., Longview, WA, promotes Todd W. Price to VP-production, Intermountain Region, for the Western Container Div., and Jerel J. “Jerry” Cormier to manager for the Twin Cities container plant in Minneapolis, MN.

CPFilms, Martinsville, VA, celebrates the 50th anniversary of the formation of Martin Processing Co., one of its primary predecessor companies. Martin was formed in 1955 to specialize in developing dyeing technology.

Bob Brennan is named CEO at Kramer Carton Co., Sacramento, CA.



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