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Jay Kopetka and Oliver Kemenczky join Maxcess International , Oklahoma City, OK, as sales engineers for North America.

MEGTEC Systems, DePere, WI, names Mohit Uberoi to the newly created post of executive VP, operations.

Flxon, Charlotte, NC, reports Phillip Lopp will handle regional sales and technical service.

Flexo Concepts relocates its mfg. facility to 11 Raffaele Rd., Plymouth, MA 02360; 508/830-9506.

John Manning joins MAN Roland, Westmont, IL, as general manager of western region sales, parts, and service.

Univenture Inc., Columbus, OH, opens a new sales office in Reno, NV, to serve the western US and Canada.

Lloyd Field, senior market development specialist at Praxair Surface Technologies Inc., Charlotte, NC, is named to the Supplier Leadership Council of the Flexographic Technical Association.

Testing Machines Inc. relocates to 2 Fleetwood Ct., Ronkonkoma, NY 11779. Phone, fax, and e-mail remain unchanged.

Pliant Corp., Schaumburg, IL, appoints Len Azzaro president of flexible packaging.

Jerry Hund of Media, PA, becomes sales manager for Biofilm S.A., Cartegena, Columbia, to help the co. gain a sales presence in the US.

Mohawk Paper Mills Inc., Cohoes, NY, names Brad Feuerbacher district sales manager for Texas and Oklahoma.

Stora Enso North America, Wisconsin Rapids, WI, reports Asko Hyttinen, senior VP, strategy, investments, and mergers and acquisitions, will lead profit-enhancement plan efforts in North America; and Kari Antila is appointed VP, technology and business development.

Presstek Inc., Hudson, NH, makes several announcements: Harry Roberts is appointed technical program manager for Heidelberg products; William T. Davison is named to the newly created position of VP, strategic marketing and customer service; and Richard A. Williams retires as chief scientific officer but will continue as chairman of the board of directors.

Camfil Farr's Air Pollution Control Products Group, Jonesboro, AR, will now operate under the name Farr Air Pollution Control (Farr APC).

Lee O'Shields is elected VP and chief information officer at Atofina Petrochemicals Inc., Houston, TX.

Tidland Corp., Camas, WA, adds Sean Craig to head the product lines of core shafts, chucks, safety chucks, and all other winding accessories.

Charles Yip, director of Tech.-Vantage Intl. of Hong Kong, is named Asia rep. for Elsner Engineering Works Inc., Hanover, PA. Nicola Canepa, managing director of Canepa Snc of Italy, is appointed sales rep. for Italy.

York Paper Co., Eddystone, PA, promotes Fred Herman to VP of sales.

After nearly 60 years in the industry, Bob Larsen, president of Larson WorldWide in Norwell, MA, is named 2002 Diecutter/Diemaker of the Year by the International Association of Diecutting and Diemaking (IADD).

CTI Paper USA and CTI Realty Group LLC, Sun Prairie, WI, acquire a new distribution and converting facility in Neenah, WI, to enhance the distribution and production aspects of CTI Paper. The co. also announces an expanded relationship with Athens Paper, Charlotte, NC, and Atlanta, GA, making CTI a fully authorized merchant that will stock and distribute the entire Fine Paper Collection.

Randy Siver is named business development manager at Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses, Lincolnshire, IL.

Raflatac Canada, Montreal, Que., Canada, names Kevin Doan territory sales manager for Ontario, Canada.

Thierry Lucereau joins the Consumer Packaging Group at MeadWestvaco Corp., Stamford, CT, as chief operating officer of the Essentials and Luxury Div.

AC Technology, Uxbridge, MA, will expand its services with the opening of a combined service center, evaluation, and repair facility in Toronto, Ont., Canada.

David D. Blum is named president of Kirk & Blum, Cincinnati, OH, one of five subs. of air-pollution control provider CECO Environmental.

Tom Cunningham is now midwest account manager — graphic arts at Eckart America L.P., Cleveland, OH.

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), Atlanta, GA, expands its North American sales organization with two new regional sales managers: Ron Hadar, headquartered in Encino, CA, will cover the western region, including the western provinces of Canada; J. Chris Leyes will handle the south central region out of Cincinnati, OH.

Peter Daciuk is named area sales manager for the northeast region at Latran Technologies, Bedford, MA.

The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), Paramus, NJ, honors Richard “Dick” Drong, Sun Chemical Corp., with the 2003 Leadership Award and Heidelberg USA with the 2003 Industry Award.

Water Ink Technologies, Lincolnton, NC, adds Max Price to its technical sales staff.

Ashland Specialty Chemical Co., Dublin, OH, expands its facility in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, to include the manufacture of PSAs.

SKF, Kulpsville, PA, names Donald A. Poland Jr. president of the SKF Service Div., North America. He succeeds Denny Clark, who retires after more than 40 years.

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