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    Spraylat Corporation: Steve Frias

    Spraylat Corporation: The company has hired Steven Frias as the newest member of its powder coatings sales team. Mr. Frias will be based in north Texas and have a territory consisting of north Texas, Oklahoma, southern Missouri and eastern Loui…

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    E-Epoxy.com: John Everett

    e-epoxy.com: The web site for the sale of epoxy resins and related products has announced that John Everett, pre-viously the product marketing manager, has been named project leader for e-epoxy.com. In this new role, Mr. Everett will be responsi…

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    Degussa: Timothy McCarthy

    Degussa: The company announced that Timothy McCarthy has been promoted to the position of applications manager. Working within the company’s Aerosil and silanes business unit, he is now responsible for the development of fumed metal oxide…

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    Elementis: David B. Bolotin

    Elementis Specialties: The company recently announced several appointments. David B. Bolotin has been named to the position of senior chemist. Paul Marvuglio has been named technical manager and will be based at the company’s Jersey City…

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    Imerys K-T: Michael Yarborough

    Imerys K-T: Following the acquisition by Imerys of K-T, Imerys appointed Michael Yarborough vice president of sales and marketing of K-T Clay/K-T Feldspar Corporation. A filler minerals group has been formed and Patrick Nicola, manager–fi…

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    Omnova Solutions: James J. Hohman

    Omnova Solutions: The company announced that its board of directors has elected James J. Hohman vice president of the company. Mr. Hohman is president of Omnova.…

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    R.T. Vanderbilt Company: Kenneth H. Kelly

    ● R.T. Vanderbilt Company, Inc.: The company is reorganizing its sales and marketing department, resulting in the formation of three market-driven global business units (rubber and plastics, minerals and petroleum) and personnel changes.…

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    Luzenaz America: Kent Cutler

    Luzenac America, Inc.: This developer of talc products announced the addition of three executives. Kent Cutler has been appointed vice president of sales and marketing. He comes to Luzenac after 15 years of service with Monsanto and Laporte. J…

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    Walsh and Associates: Robert Walsh

    Walsh and Associates, Inc.: Robert Walsh, Jr. has been appointed regional sales manager at Walsh and Associates, Inc.…

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    Sovereign Specialty Chemicals: Karl D. Loos

    ● Sovereign Specialty Chemicals, Inc.: Karl D. Loos has joined the Chicago, IL-based company as president of Sovereign’s industrial market segment. The industrial market produces and sells performance adhesives to a wide range of ma…

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    Dunleary: Linda Collins

    Dunleary: The company announced the addition of Linda Collins to its sales team. Ms. Collins will serve as area manager for Georgia, eastern Tennessee and southern South Carolina.…

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    Clariant International: Rolf W. Schweizer

    Clariant International Ltd: The company announced that Rolf W. Schweizer is to step down as chairman of the board of directors at the company’s annual general meeting in 2002. On his recommendation, the board of directors elected Robert R…

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    EASTMAN CHEMICAL

     Eastman Chemical Company: The company announced the election by its board of directors of J. Brian Ferguson as chairman and CEO, effective Jan. 1, 2002. Mr. Ferguson, 47, is currently president of Eastman’s chemicals group. He began hi…

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    Altex Coatings Limited

    Altex Coatings Limited: The company has appointed financial controller Steve Joseph to the newly created position of general manager. Mr. Joseph, who has headed the company’s financial management team since he joined Altex nearly 14 years…

  • People in the News | Pigments

    Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc

    Silberline Manufacturing Co., Inc: This supplier of effect pigments has announced that Phillip Schweitzer has joined the firm as a technical service representative for coatings…

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    Eckart America L.P.

    Eckart America L.P.: The company has hired Norbert John Hobrath as director, marketing communications and services, a newly created position. Mr. Hobrath will be responsible for developing Eckart America’s marketing communications program…

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    FRANK C. SULLIVAN: RPM

     RPM, Inc.: The company announced that president Frank C. Sullivan has been elected to the additional post of chief operating officer. Mr. Sullivan joined RPM in 1987, and has been president of the specialty coatings manufacturer since 1999.…

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    Chemcentral:LaBahn

    Chemcentral: The company has announced the appointment of John G. LaBahn to the firm’s newly created position of vice president, chief financial officer. Mr. LaBahn’s background includes experience in information technology, finance…

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    Cytec Industries: James R. Stanley

    Cytec Industries, Inc.: James R. Stanley was elected to Cytec’s board of directors. Mr. Stanley is president and chief executive officer of Howmet International, a leader in the marketing and manufacturing of titanium and superalloy turbi…

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    Rohm and Haas

     Rohm and Haas: The company named Mike Hamilton general manager of its coatings business in Europe. Mr. Hamilton has more than 10 years in the coatings industry, having previously served as European sales manager for coatings at Rohm and Haas.…