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Maxson Automatic Machinery Co., Westerly, RI, appointed Nicholas D. Datson intl. sales manager.

Chuck Waychoff has been named sales manager of the Paper and Paperboard Converting business unit at Nordson Corp., Duluth, GA.

C.A Litzler Co., Cleveland, OH, has hired Bill Hopps as a sales engineer for Perfect Float flotation dryers and roll support converting dryers.

Kurt Oegerli has been promoted to national sales manager of pressroom products at Max Daetwyler Corp., Huntersville, NC. The co. also has promoted Bill Taylor to national sales manager of prepress products.

Richard Greer has been appointed sales manager of domestic and intl. sales along with sales in the graphic arts market for Faustel Inc., Germantown, WI.

Bryan Ford and Amanda Osborne, students at South Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, NC, received multiple awards in the 2001 Flexography Skills Competition. Ford and Osborne, first-year flexography students, won third-place prizes in flexo platemaking, flexo prepress, and flexo press.

Valéron Strength Films, Houston, TX, has appointed Christoper Paskey and Eddie Williamson as product sales managers of performance print media.

Bob Schmidt will join Automatän Inc. as a sales rep. for the corrugated industry in the northeastern US and Canada. Tim Engle will rejoin the co. as a sales rep. for the folding carton industry in the Midwest and western US and Canada.

Weyerhaeuser Co., Fine Paper Div., Valley Forge, PA, appointed Charles McArthur to the newly created position of regional sales manager for the southern region.

Robert A. Hatcher has been named retail national sales manager at Adhesive Technologies Inc., Hampton, NH.

Stork Cellramic, Milwaukee, WI, has added to its sales and service support team Frank Mease to serve as West Coast sales manager.

Jeff Seckora has been named product manager for coating dies at Extrusion Dies Inc., Chippewa Falls, WI.

David Thomas has been named director of mfr. and engineering at GA-Vehren Engineering Inc., St. Louis, MO.

Electromatic Electronic Inc. named Graham Frankland VP of sales for North, Central, and South America.

DuPont, Wilmington, DE, announces organizational changes to facilitate the introduction of the Cyrel® FAST Div.; David Rashley has been appointed North American sales and marketing manager; Anthony Bart leads technical efforts for North America; Joseph Glenn continues his position as global program manager; and Eric Marsh will take over Rashley's duties in the western sales region; Jerry Palmer continues to lead the eastern sales region.

Specialty Films & Assoc., Hebron, KT, moved operations into a newly completed building. The 85,000-sq-ft facility (expandable to 125,000 sq ft) will house the co.'s new packaging development group and converting operations.

Metallized Products Inc., Wellesley, MA, expanded its slitting and sheeting capabilities and can now accommodate 64-in.-wide rolls and produce sheet lengths from 18-145 in. with ±1/32 in. sheet tolerances.

Laminations, Jacksonville, FL, a sub. of Great Northern Corp., welcomed Kristin Powers as office administrator/customer service representative for its southeast facility.

Gulf States Paper Corp., Tuscaloosa, AL, has elected Michael E. Case to take the place of retiree J. Edward Woods.

Combined Converting Systems, Richmond, VA, has named Charles R. Conover president and CEO and Buck Kesler VP and chief operating officer.

Kevin Joyce will serve as president at CreoScitex Americas, a div. of Creo Products Inc., Bedford, MA.

Rudy Wiesemann was appointed technical specialist at The Gravure Association of America, Rochester, NY.

FujiFilm Photo Film U.S.A., Elmsford, NY, recently moved to an expanded facility in Hanover Pk., IL, which will serve as its new midwest region office and distribution center as well as the national headquarters of its Graphic Systems Div.

Miltec UV, Stevensville, MD, has opened a regional office in Romeoville, IL, and added Robert T. Malone as sales engineer, providing sales support for Illinois and surrounding states.

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