Appointments – December 2008
By Canadian Packaging StaffGeneral Accraply Converting Equipment Manufacturers Association Dow Chemical Company EskoArtwork FUJIFILM Dimatix James Alexander Corporation Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses Multisorb Technologies Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute Plasport
Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses (MLP U.S.A. Inc.) of Lincolnshire, Ill., has appointed John Graff as eastern regional manager for sheetfed presses.
James Alexander Corporation, Blairstown, N.J.-based manufacturer and contract packager of unit-dose dispensing systems, including glass and plastic ampoules, has appointed Eric Martin as director of operations.
Plasport, Traverse City, Mich.-based Plascon division specializing in the manufacture of form-fit liners used in FIBCs (flexible intermediate bulk containers), has appointed Steve Duchon as president and partner.
The Converting Equipment Manufacturers Association (CEMA) has elected Juliet Midlik, vice-president of sales with the Carol Stream, Ill.-based Prime UV Systems, Inc., as the group’s president for a two-year (2008/2009) term.
Arlington, Va.-based Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) has elected six new members to serve on the trade group’s board of directors for the upcoming year, including: Richard Bahr, president and chief executive officer (CEO) of MGS Machine Corporation; Jeffrey Bigger, president and owner of MASSMAN Automation Designs, LLC; Richard Fox, president and CEO of FOX IV Technologies, Inc.; Rocky Marquis, president of MARQ Packaging Systems, Inc.; Mark Reichert, president of A-B-C Packaging Machine Corporation; and Carol Shuttleworth, president and CEO of Shuttleworth, Inc.
The Dow Chemical Company, Houston, Tex.-headquartered industrial plastics and chemicals group, has appointed Glenn Wright as commercial vice-president of basic plastics for North America.
FUJIFILM Dimatix, Santa Clara, Ca.-based supplier of drop-on-demand inkjet printheads for industrial coding and marking applications, has appointed Marc Torrey as vice-president of marketing.
Belgian-based EskoArtwork, developer of prepress and collaboration software for packaging, labeling design, signage and merchandising display industries, has appointed Mark Quinlan as president of the company’s EskoArtwork North America subsidiary in Vandalia, Ohio.
Multisorb Technologies, Inc., Buffalo, N.Y.-based manufacturer of desiccants, sorbents and other moisture control products for packaging applications, has appointed Virginia Cullison as business development leader for healthcare packaging, and Catherine Irish as human resources director.
Plymouth, Minn.-based Accraply, a Barry-Wehmiller Companies, Inc. subsidiary specializing in the development and manufacture of automated label application systems, has appointed Rob Leonard as executive vice-president.