People Making News in the Converting Industry

  • John A. Pasquale III, senior VP of New Era Converting Machinery, Paterson, NJ, passed away Nov. 27, 2009. He also served on the executive board of AIMCAL.

  • Dymax Corp., Torrington, CT, appoints Stephen LaCroce director of Applied Technology.

  • Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp., Lincoln, RI, hires Bob Duren as business development manager for its Form-Fill-Seal Div. James (Jamie) Nelson starts as technical manager of extrusion systems.

  • Venture Tape Corp., Rockland, MA, names Theo Janssen national sales manager of the Fenestration and Building Products divisions.

  • At Dow Corning Corp., Midland, MI, Jun Liao becomes global paper industry director; Chris Velasquez becomes global p-s industry market manager and Americas commercial manager; and Elio Carnovali is now European paper commercial manager.

  • SGIA, Fairfax, VA, gives the Howard Parmele Award for industry achievements to Larry Graefen, president of Harbor Graphics Corp., Benton Harbor MI.

  • Chuck Berry is appointed director, industrial markets, at tesa tape, Charlotte, NC.

  • Adam Scheer, marketing director of Authentication Solutions for the AOT business segment at JDSU, Milpitas, CA, is elected chairman of the International Hologram Mfrs. Assn. (IHMA), Sunbury, UK.

  • Luc Regnault (above right), R&D director at Alwan Color Expertise, Lyon, France, is awarded the Ordre National du Mérite medal for achievements as an “engineer, inventor, and entrepreneur.”

  • D.J. Burgess, president/CEO of Burgess Industries, is elected chairman of NPES The Assn. for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, Reston, VA.

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