People in the News.Gormley appointed EPS (Encapsulated PostScript) A PostScript file format used to transfer a graphic image between applications and platforms. EPS files contain PostScript code as well as an optional preview image in TIFF, WMF, PICT or EPSI, the latter being an ASCII-only format. chairman
Dennis Gormley, former chairman and CEO (1) (Chief Executive Officer) The highest individual in command of an organization. Typically the president of the company, the CEO reports to the Chairman of the Board. of Federal-Mogul, was appointed chairman of the board for Environmental Processing Systems.
Gormley began his career with Federal-Mogul in 1963. He became COO of the company in 1988, and then president and CEO the following year. He became chairman in 1990, a position he held until 1996. He is currently a member of the board of directors of Cooper Tire & Rubber.
He is a graduate of Rensselaer Polytechnical Institute.
EPS manufactures fine rubber powders from waste tires and other scrap rubbers. These powders are used in applications such as tires, automotive parts, thermoplastic goods, chemical compounds and paints.
Lauren Manufacturing named Jim Nixon research and development chemist.
ND Industries named four personnel to its technology group: Scott Law, chemical production manager; Donald Lee Maxwell, chemical safety assistant; Michael Spencer, chemical manufacturing technician; and Cynthia Rousseau, administrative assistant.
C.P. Hall named John Paro chief operating officer Chief Operating Officer (COO)
The officer of a firm responsible for day-to-day management, usually the president or an executive vice-president. .
Technical Industries appointed Eric Rose president. Steven DiMasi was appointed vice president.
FMC See fixed mobile convergence. elected Peter Kinnear vice president and Gerald Prout vice president of government affairs.
Datacolor International named Karen Gaskins gas·kin
1. The part of the hind leg of a horse or related animal between the stifle and the hock.
2. gaskins Obsolete Galligaskins.
[Probably short for galligaskins.] corporate accounts manager for the Americas.
Borax borax or sodium tetraborate decahydrate (sō`dēəm tĕ'trəbôr`āt dĕk'əhī`drāt), chemical compound, Na2B4O7·10H2O; sp. gr. 1. Polymer Additives Group named Keith Sperring global business manager.
Robert Wachob was promoted to executive vice president of Rogers. William Schunmann was named vice president of business development.
Pat Murphy was promoted to vice president of operations.
Fife Corp., a company of Maxcess International, promoted Edward Engledow to manager of customer service and quality control.
Krupp, Werner & Pfleiderer appointed Eberhard Dieterich manager for the engineering thermoplastics, general compounding and masterbatch markets. Daniel Mielcarek was appointed manager of process equipment for chemical reaction, powder coatings and toners.
Spirex promoted Darrel Vertanen to vice president of sales.
Art Garwacki joined Goldsmith & Eggleton as national accounts executive responsible for the southeast.
Conrad Helbach joined Foulke Rubber Products in sales.
Donald Duncan, formerly of DuPont Dow Elastomers, was named president of the Society of the Plastics Industry Founded in 1937, The Society of the Plastics Industry Inc. is the trade association representing one of the largest manufacturing industries in the United States. SPI's members represent the entire plastics industry supply chain, including processors, machinery and equipment .
The Rubber Manufacturers Association elected five members to its board of directors. They are as follows: Jefferson Keener, Chardon Rubber; Bernd Frangenberg, Continental General Tire; A.L. Stecklein, Gates Rubber; Joe Zekoski, Goodyear Tire & Rubber; and Daniel Ogden, Yokohama Tire.
Continental General Tire' s Ruth Palmer and Rosemary Wright were appointed representatives to the RMA (RealMedia Architecture) See RealMedia. .
Kuo-Liang Loh, formerly of Taiwan Synthetic Rubber, joined the staff of the Institute of Synthetic Rubber Producers.
Ronald Harrelson was named president of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers The Society of Manufacturing Engineers  (SME) is dedicated to bringing people and information together to advance manufacturing knowledge. SME is internationally recognized by manufacturing practitioners, companies and other organizations as a source for information, . The Society named Marcus Crotts vice president. Richard Kegg was elected a member of the SME (1) (Small and Medium-sized Enterprise) See SMB.
(2) (Subject Matter Expert) An individual who is well-versed in the policies and procedures of a particular department or division. executive committee. Keith Gardiner, Lehigh University, was named secretary/treasurer.
The International Tire & Rubber Industry inducted Harvey Brodsky and W.W. Marsh (1909-1988) into its Hall of Fame.