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    Line-x names Babiarz : Michael Babiarz

    LINE-X Franchise Development Corp. has named Michael Babiarz vice president of business development, a newly-created position to expand the company’s industrial coatings operations. With more than 15 years experience in aftermarket sales and ma…

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    SPX Process equipment names: David Kirk

    David Kirk has joined SPX Process Equipment as business development manager for the North American sanitary sales team. In his new position, Kirk’s primary focus will be to increase Waukesha Cherry-Burrell brand product awareness among existing…

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    Archway names new: Cris Watson

    Archway Sales has named Cris Watson sales representative in the southern region. Watson brings more than 24 years of experience in the chemical industry. His territory will include Arkansas, northern Louisiana and parts of west Tennessee.…

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    CHemtura names Dennerlein: John Dennerlein

    Chemtura Corp. has named John Dennerlein vice president, urethanes business unit, performance specialities. Since joining Chemtura in 1996, Dennerlein has held various positions in sales, marketing and business management in the company’s petro…

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    PPG appoints Krystyniak manager: Robert Krystyniak

    PPG Industries has appointed Robert Krystyniak manager, strategic alliances, for the company’s construction market team. In this new position, Krystyniak will identify and develop collaborative opportunities in the construction market. Krystyni…

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    Angus CHemical : Karen Kay

    Angus CHemical makes leadership changes Karen Kay has been named site leader for Angus Chemical Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Dow Chemical Company, at the company’s flagship manufacturing plant in Sterlington, LA. Kay will also a…

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    Hockmeyer appoints lab : Mike Villardi

    Hockmeyer appoints lab manager, sales manager Mike Villardi has joined Hockmeyer Equipment as lab manager of the Elizabeth City, NC office. Villardi brings more than 20 years of lab experience and has an extensive background in the use of dispersi…

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    Tnemec: Vaughn O'Dea

    Tnemec names O’Dea Director of Sales, Water and Wastewater Tnemec Co. has promoted Vaughn O’Dea to director of sales, water and wastewater treatment. Previously O’Dea was technical…

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    International Paint hires new : Jon Palo

    International Paint, a division of Akzo Nobel, has named Martin Goodman to serve as senior account executive for protective coatings sales in south Alabama, Mississippi and Arkansas. Goodman has more than 25 years experience in the coatings industry.…

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    Chemtura Names Wedinger Group president: Robert Wedinger

    Chemtura has named Robert Wedinger group president, performance specialties. Wedinger also serves as chief of staff for the company. He joined Chemtura in May 2006 with responsibility for the rubber chemicals and EPDM polymers business. Previously We…

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    Lansco Colors names: Ralph Svenningsen

    Lansco Colors names Svenningsen director of quality Lansco Colors has hired Ralph Svenningsen as director of quality. In his new position Svenningsen will oversee all aspects of pigment quality. He has worked in various assignments of increasing r…

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    Dow Corning names : Mark Maxwell

    Dow Corning names maxwell marketing director Dow Corning has named Mark Maxwell global marketing director for its engineered elastomers industry. Sammy Hui will succeed Maxwell as global marketing communications manager. In his new position,…

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    Bunge names mondoro: Carl Mondoro

    Bunge names mondoro general manger bunge biphor Bunge Ltd. appointed Carl Mondoro general manager of Bunge Biphor LLC, manufacturer and marketer of Biphor white pigment. In his new position, Mondoro will be in charge of all operations related to t…

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    Noveon names Schnur VP, general: Eric R. Schnur

    Noveon, Inc. has named Eric R. Schnur vice president and general manger of its performance coatings division. In his new role, Schnur will be responsible for leading business and growth activities related to the global performance coatings orga…

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    Ziegler resigns as FSCT: Robert Ziegler

    Ziegler resigns as FSCT executive director Robert Ziegler has resigned as executive director of the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technol-ogy (FSCT). He served as executive director of the organization since Jan. 2006. Prior to this assignm…

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    BASF Appoints : Darlene Eilen-berger

    BASF Appoints new managers BASF Automotive Refinish Solutions has appointed Darlene Eilen-berger marketing director, NAFTA. Eilenberger re­places Guy Bargnes, who has accepted the position of national sales director for the Refinish gr…

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    silberline makes: Parfait Jean Marie Likibi

    Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc. has appointed Parfait Jean Marie Likibi chief technology officer, global technology. Prior to joining Silberline, Likibi held the position of high performance organic pigments technology director and products manage…

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    Elementis appoints McClatchy president, Dutro to board: Greg McClatchy

    Elementis has appointed Greg McClatchy president of Elementis Specialties. He brings 20 years of industry experience to the role, including senior positions at Elementis Pigments, serving as managing director Elementis Linatex and serving most recent…

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    Cech Appointed John Cech

    John Cech, general manager, CVC Specialty Chemicals, Inc. has been appointed to serve as president of the Thermoset Resin Formulations Association (TRFA). In this capacity, Cech will promote the organization’s mission to serve the needs o…

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    Dow Corning names marketing

    Dow Corning Corp. has named Stacy Coughlin global marketing communications and e-business manager for two Dow Corning industries, Xiameter and Construction. In this role, Coughlin will oversee the creation and implementation of marketing communica…