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Intelicoat Technologies, South Hadley, MA, names Jonathan Read digital imaging specialist.

Kodak Graphic Communications Group, Rochester, NY, announces the senior leadership team for the Graphic Solutions & Services (GS&S) unit: Judy Hess, general manager and VP, workflow and prepress (effective June 15, the date Kodak’s acquisition of Creo was completed); Venkat Puroshotham (“Puru”), general manager and VP, digital printing; Doug Edwards, general manager and VP, consumables; and Andrew Copley, managing director and VP, global sales and operations. Dolores Traxler will serve as general manager and VP for global services, and John Robinson becomes general manager and VP, global mfg. and supply.

Laminations, part of Great Northern Corp.’s Specialty Group, Appleton, WI, hires Art Weiss as account manager in the northeast territory, covering northern New Jersey to Maine.

Mokon, Buffalo, NY, celebrates its 50th anniversary as a designer and manufacturer of circulating liquid temperature control systems.

Paragon Films, Broken Arrow, OK, opens a 40,000-sq-ft manufacturing facility in Alexander County, NC.

FKI Logistex, St. Louis, MO, opens a regional office to serve customers in the southeastern US. The location is 1117 Perimeter Center West, Ste. N201, Atlanta, GA 30338; ph: 770/392-0330. Also at FKI, Gary Savarese is appointed project manager in the northeast regional office, to be based in Edison, NJ.

Paul Freiberg becomes director of operations for Kapak Co. , Minneapolis, MN.

Sun Chemical, Parsippany, NJ, reports its South and Central American businesses will come under one umbrella organization called Sun Chemical Latin American Inks, to be headed by Greg Lawson, president. Mexico now will report to Latin American Inks. Enrique Perez-Cirera continues as general manager, Mexico.

Helene Juhola, director of R&D for the Federation of the Finnish Media Industry, is honored by the Technical Assn. of the Graphic Arts, Rochester, NY, with the Michael H. Bruno Award for her work in the graphic arts industry around the world.

Mamata Machinery, Gujarat, India, announces new headquarters for Mamata USA at 2275 Cornell Ave., Montgomery, IL 60538; 630/801-2320. The facility will serve North, Central, and South American packaging markets.

Circonix moves to a new corporate headquarters at 29 Executive Pkwy., Ringwood, NJ 07456; 973/962-6160.

R. Bruce Morgan is named CEO at imaging Technology intl. (iTi) , Boulder, CO.

Day Intl. , Dayton, OH, announces a new sales and technical support organization for North America: Mark Barrington, senior VP/sales and marketing, Image Transfer Group; Greg Johnson, VP/sales, key accounts; Mike Neroni, VP/marketing and national accounts; Al Strake, director, channel sales; Dennis Florek, director, applications group; Terry Brady, director of sales, northeast region; and Jeff Balcer, director of sales, southeast region.

Multisorb Technologies, Warrington, UK, names Derek Hepburn managing director of European operations.

Lake Image Systems moves to 205 Summit Point Dr., Ste 2, Henrietta, NY 14467; 585/321-3630.

Bobby Furr joins Max Daetwyler Corp. , Huntersville, NC, to serve as flexo services manager.

Kurt W. Schneider becomes president and CEO of Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering Co. , Gloucester, MA.

Appointed president of the ABS Group, Malmo, Sweden, is Fredrik Groth.

At Precision AirConvey, Newark, DE, president Larry Green is named chief market strategist to spearhead the exploration and development of new markets.

Lee Bingham, retires as senior VP of SCA Americas, Philadelphia, PA.

Martin Automatic, Rockford, IL, adds Hope Hu to its office in Taiwan to serve customers in the Pacific Rim.

Aaron Aleithe joins ABB, Norwalk, CT, as global VP of business development. He will be based in New Berlin, WI.

Peter H. Vogel Jr. will serve as keynote speaker for the 11th Annual Induction Ceremony of the Paper Industry Intl. Hall of Fame, October 13, at the Radisson Paper Valley Hotel in Appleton, WI. Vogel is CEO, president, and a member of the board of directors at NewPage Corp., formerly part of MeadWestvaco Corp.

Kären M. Olson, president and CEO of Adhesives Research, Glen Rock, PA, is named an Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year 2005 Award winner in the Manufacturing and Distribution category.

At Longview Fibre Co., Longview, WA, Alan C. Ashton is named sales manager for the Portland, OR, Container Sales office, replacing the retiring Dennis E. Dorgan; David A. Pedersen becomes manager of the Container Plant; and E.V. “Gene” Oliver, senior VP-production, Intermountain Region, retires.

MAN Roland, Westmont, IL, reports lead product manager Bruno Asmann was killed in a private plane crash July 30.

Wolfgang Maske becomes sales director at GMG, Tuebingen, Germany. He will be responsible for Germany, Austria, and Switzerland.

Drytac, headquartered in Richmond, VA, opens a larger warehouse, customer service, and training facility near its previous location. The new facility is at 220 Caldari Rd., Concord, Toronto, ON, Canada L4K 4L1; ph: 800/353-2883.

The Gravure Assn. of America, Rochester, NY, names William E. Sunter technical director.

Pamarco Global Graphics, Roselle, NJ, says a new plant located in Mississauga, ON, Canada, will be fully operational January 1, 2006, for the manufacture of laser- engraved anilox rolls.

Richard P. Darud joins Rayven, St. Paul, MN, as national sales representative, release liners.

David C. Stevens retires as senior VP and general manager of the Recycling Div. of Smurfit-Stone, Chicago, IL.

Lamart Corp. , Clifton, NJ, appoints Jonathan Hirsh manager of technical services and Ed Hainsworth southeastern sales representative.

Gilles Buisson becomes president of Domino Amjet, Gurnee, IL.

Miltec UV, Stevensville, MD, celebrates 15 years in the UV curing industry as a specialty distributor for UV curing systems and replacement parts.

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