On the Move...

MeadWestvaco Corp., Stamford, CT, announces Jerome F. Tatar will retire as chairman of the board in late December, at which time John. A. Luke Jr., president and CEO, will add the role of chairman. Rita V. Foley will become president of MeadWestvaco's Consumer Packaging Group.

Enercon Industries Corp., Menomonee Falls, WI, names Walter Morgan to lead the newly established Latin American Committee for the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA).

DuPont, Wilmington, DE, reports Mark Mazur, digital prepress specialist for DuPont's Imaging Technologies business, has received the FTA's 2002 President's Award, recognizing outstanding contributions during the year on behalf of the flexo industry.

Printing Industries of America (PIA), Alexandria, VA, and the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF), Sewickley, PA, have hired Nancy Shafranski-Campobello as marketing director.

The Soderstrom Society of the National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), Paramus, NJ, honors Ken Garner, president and CEO of United Litho, with the 42nd annual Walter E. Soderstrom Award. The award is given to an individual that has contributed significantly to the development and progress of the printing industry.

The Folding Carton Div. of Green Bay Packaging, Green Bay, WI, celebrates its 60th year. Founded in 1919, Green Bay Packaging established the Folding Carton Div. in 1942 as a supplement to its fledgling corrugated container business.

Jeff Churchill is now sales rep. at Northwest Coatings, Oak Creek, WI, for Missouri, Kansas, and Nebraska.

Base-Line, Auburn, WA, appoints John B. Hauser CEO, and names Monte Swanson CFO of ConverTech Group.

Paul M. Anderson is re-elected to the board at Temple-Inland, Austin, TX.

WAM!NET, Eagan, MN, names Paul Mellon president and general manager.

Alloy Polymers, Richmond, VA, reports Paul Bryant joins the company as VP of sales and marketing, and Anthony C. Bernardo fills the newly created position of director of licensed products.

Jon McClure, founder and president of ISO Poly Films, Gray Court, SC, is named Ernst & Young's Carolinas' 2002 Manufacturing/Distribution Entrepreneur of the Year.

Amacoil/Uhing, Aston, PA, adds a new rep. network — Summit Agencies — to its field sales representation.

JMD Mfg., Framingham, MA, reports it is expanding its Knowledge Base Technical Support Service in the product I.D. industry to 24/7/365.

Gary Price joins the sales force of Channeled Resources, Chicago, IL.

Kiefel Inc., Wrentham, MA, adds Jemmco LLC to its sales force, covering Illinois, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Iowa.

Scott McEwen becomes VP of polypropylene for Atofina Petrochemicals, Houston, TX.

Curtis Papers, Milford, NJ, promotes Sharon Tomaselli to senior VP and chief operating officer, while Brent Earnshaw joins the co. as VP and general manager of the Port Huron, MI, business. Robert Sweitzer is promoted to VP and resident manager of the Milford business, while Ed Walsh will take on responsibilities for customer service. Naci Altug will assume the position of resident manager of the Adams, MA, mill.

Ruth C. Smith joins Nordson Corp., Westlake, OH, as VP of operations for the adhesive systems business segment.

Jerry Lindstrand is named southeastern accounts manager — graphic arts for Eckart America, Painesville, OH.

Punch Intl., Wood Dale, IL, appoints Ivan Verheye president and CEO of its sub., Xeikon America.

Mohawk Paper Mills, Cohoes, NY, adds Jeffrey Donovan as district sales manager.

Kevin Burham joins Charlotte, NC-based Flxon as western regional service manager.

Cambridge Applied Systems, Medford, MA, appoints Andrew Schipke to head the co.'s graphic arts market expansion.

The Inter-Society Color Council, Lawrenceville, NJ, announces new officers for 2002-2004: Dr. Danny C. Rich of Sun Chemical, president; Dr. Joanne Zwinkels of the National Research Council, president-elect; Hugh S. Fairman of Hemmendinger Color Laboratory, re-elected treasurer; and John McCann, a consultant based in Belmont, MA, re-elected secretary.

Pliant Corp., producers of plastic films and flexible packaging products, announces expansion plans for its Odon, IN, facility. An additional 12,000 sq ft is under construction to accommodate new production lines.

Jeff Piunti joins the outside sales staff at Roosevelt Paper Co.'s Cincinnati Div. in Richwood, KY. He will cover the state of Michigan.

Spinks Ink, Tampa, FL, reports the hire of Dick Hamilton as western sales rep.

Bobst Group, Roseland, NJ, reports changes in executive management: Philippe Michel president for the past ten years, has transferred back to Switzerland; Michael Fiaux is named CEO; Christopher Raney becomes VP of Folding Carton Products; and Alain Jendly is named VP of Flexible Packaging Products. They join Bob Pordon, who is appointed executive VP, and Michael D'Angelo, new VP of Corrugated Products.

Aeromix Systems, Minneapolis, MN, adds Guido Michelutti to its sales team as regional sales manager.



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