On the Move...

Michael J. Terranova was promoted to VP and Brent H. Burdick was promoted to director of sales and marketing at Maxson Automatic Machinery Co., Westerly, RI.

Paperloop.com, San Francisco, CA, announces that Raymond W. Yue has been named VP of finance and business planning/CFO.

Sumner M. "Sonny" Saeks has been named executive VP and chief operating officer at BCM Inks USA Inc., Cincinnati, OH.

Huntsman Packaging Corp., Salt Lake City, UT, reports that all divisions now will be known as Pliant Corp.

Uniplast Films Palmer, MA, announces an expansion of its line of blown polyester films at the Harrisville, RI, facility, providing a 40% increase in total capacity.

Matt Jones joins Bobst Group Inc., Roseland, NJ, as regional sales manager of Schiavi equipment in the Midwest.

Diversified Enterprises, Claremont, NH, has moved to new headquarters at 101 Mulberry St., Ste. 2N, Claremont, NH 03743.

Michael Walsh and Robert Dissinger have joined American Bank Note Holographics, Elmsford, NY, as account managers.

Eurotherm Gauging Systems, Billerica, MA, has named Mike O'Neil director of customer support for the Americas and the Asia-Pacific regions.

Chuck Afonso is now senior slitting sales rep. at the Chicopee, MA, facility of Dunsirn Industries, Neenah, WI.

Clariant Masterbatches Div., Charlotte, NC, has named William Blasius director of technology, Americas.

M.A. Hanna Co., Cleveland, OH, elected Phillip D. Ashkettle chairman.

Extrusion Dies Inc. (EDI), Chippewa Falls, WI, has appointed Pinto Technologies Ltd. its agent in Israel.

Bob Brenner has been appointed chief technology officer while maintaining his current role as executive VP of product development at PaperExchange.com, Boston, MA.

Thomas A. Waltermire has been named chairman and CEO of The Geon Co., Avon Lake, OH.

Daniel (Danny) Borris is now president and chief operating officer of PCL Plastics Corp., Oakville, Ont., Canada. Tim French was named VP operations.

The Richwood, KY, facility of the Roosevelt Paper Co., Mount Laurel, NJ, has added Paul Spicuzza and David Barnes to the inside sales staff. John "Jack" Brady is an addition to the outside sales force and will cover the Florida cities of Tampa, Orlando, Jacksonville, Tallahassee, and Gainesville, as well as the southern regions of Georgia and Alabama.

Water Ink Technologies, Lincolnton, NC, opened a production, sales, and service facility in Chicago, IL. The co. has added FTC, Flexographic Canadian Technologies, as a Canadian distributor.

Fort Dearborn Co., Niles, IL, has acquired DPC of Dublin, Ireland, specialists in graphic design and marketing concepts. The new division will be called Fort Dearborn Co. Europe Ltd. Also at Fort Dearborn, Kellie Duke has been named operations manager of the Virtualcolor Div., located in Elk Grove, IL.

Chris-Craft Industrial Products Inc., Monosol Div., Portage, IN, announced a $6 million expansion project, providing a 65% increase in the production of water-soluble PVOH films.

Proma Technologies, Franklin, MA, plans an expansion to accommodate a metallizer, slitter, and new packaging equipment. Capacity will increase by 35%.

Polaroid Graphics Imaging (PGI) LLC has moved its administrative, sales, marketing, customer service, R&D, and manufacturing operations to 6 Crosby Dr., Bedford, MA 01730-1402; ph: 708-482-1200.

Bob D'Unger has been promoted to director, customer service, for Weyerhaeuser Fine Paper, Valley Forge, PA.

Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC, announces Ronald L. Thomas has been named chair of the Packaging Science Dept.

David Hulme Machinery, Wakefield, England, has appointed Barry Cottam senior technical sales executive for the Sheet Finishing Div. of Strachan Henshaw.

Elias M. Karter, VP of the Mead Corp., Dayton, OH, announced his retirement effective Dec. 31, 2000.

Yamileth (Jami) Frey has joined the customer service department of Northwest Coatings Corp., Oak Creek, WI.

Joseph Ciesco was appointed quality and technical coordinator for AzCoat Inc., Scottsdale, AZ.

Following its acquisition of Valeron Strength Films, Illinois Tool Works Inc., Houston, TX, announces the promotion of Ron Luce to general manager. He will manage the Houston, TX, facility, which is responsible for North and South America, Asia, Australia, and the Pacific Rim.

Edward Graphics is the new sole agent in Canada for OFEM, the Verona, Italy-based manufacturer of flexographic printing presses and laminators.

Chromas Technologies Corp. has a new facility located at 5200 NW 33 Ave., Ste. 104, Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309; ph: 887-247-6627.

Phil Murphree is the new president and CEO of Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering Co., Gloucester, MA.


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