Industry News (Week of 1/9/06)
DOW AUTOMOTIVE NAMES ROGOWSKI HEAD OF FORD TEAM
Dow Automotive, Auburn Hills, MI, has named Bob Rogowski executive director of its Ford Business Unit. Rogowski is responsible for leading all customer initiatives at Ford Motor Co., and replaces Bill Blank, who recently accepted the role of vice president of Sales for North America.
For more information, visit http://www.dowautomotive.com .
DOW CHEMICAL ANNOUNCES LEADERSHIP APPOINTMENTS
The Dow Chemical Co., Midland, MI, has announced the appointment of Flavio Terruzzi to the position of business vice president for Specialty Plastics and Elastomers. Terruzzi most recently served as president and CEO or Equipolymers BV, a joint venture between Dow and Petrochemical Industry Corp. (PIC), Kuwait. Carol Dudley has been named vice president of Business Development for Market Facing Units in the Performance Plastics and Chemicals portfolio. Dudley's last role with the company was vice president of Research & Development for Hydrocarbons & Energy, Chemicals & Intermediates and Core (Corporate R&D).
For more information, visit http://www.dow.com .
HENKEL NAMES AVIALL AUTHORIZED DISTRIBUTOR OF AEROSPACE PRODUCTS IN U.S.
Henkel Corp., Bay Point, CA, and Aviall Inc., Memphis, TN, have reached an agreement that will make Aviall an authorized distributor of Henkel aerospace products in the United States. Aviall began marketing and distributing Henkel products primarily to maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) operations on December 1.
For more information, visit http://www.henkel.com .
MIXPAC NAMES TURNER HEAD OF ENGINEERING APPLICATIONS
MIXPAC Equipment Inc., Salem, NH, has hired Hayden Turner as head of Engineering Applications. In his new position, Turner is responsible for providing customers with enhanced technologies for applying dual-component reactive resins. Turner hopes to introduce original products that will cover an extensive range of applications, filling the void between meter mix and cartridge dispensing for customers.
For more information, visit http://www.mixpacequipment.com .
SHIMADZU ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH ION SIGNATURE INC.
Shimadzu Scientific Instruments Inc., Columbia, MD, recently announced that it has entered into a partnership with Ion Signature Inc. to provide Shimadzu's GC/MS users with the benefits of IST's new mass spectrometry software, IST for GC/MS™. IST for GC/MS is designed for high-throughput testing labs that perform GCMS analyses in the areas of environmental science, forensics, petrochemicals and chemicals. Through this partnership, the new software will interface with workstation software for Shimadzu's innovative line of GC/MS instruments, helping labs to accelerate productivity and increase measurement sensitivity by untangling complex data.
For more information, visit http://www.ssi.shimadzu.com .