Adhesives Magazine

Industry News (Week of 6/18/07)

June 18, 2007

ND Industries, Clawson, MI, has announced the addition of Don George as vice president of Marketing. In his new position, George will be responsible for overseeing the domestic and international marketing of ND’s products and services.

Bunge Ltd., White Plains, NY, has announced the appointment of Melanie Micha-Schamaas manager of Applied Technology for Bunge Biphor LLC, manufacturer and marketer of BIPHORTM white pigment. In her new position, Micha-Schama will manage laboratory operations for BIPHOR’s new applied technology laboratory to be based in Cleveland, where she will provide technical support for potential customers.

ADCO Products Inc., Michigan Center, MI, has announced the hiring of Kirk Morrison as ARG account manager for the Midwest. A graduate of Eastern Michigan University, Morrison brings with him experience in the automotive aftermarket and automotive replacement glass industries.

Hockmeyer Equipment Corp., Harrison, NJ, has appointed Kelly Principi as its new Southeast regional sales manager with an office in Charlote, NC. Principi’s sales territory includes North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennesee, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi and Florida.

Eriko Sakurai has been named global industry executive director for the Dow Corning Expertise-Based Industry Group, Midland, MI, which comprises Molykote® brand lubricants, Dow Corning® brand industrial maintenance sealants, and Dow Corning and Silastic® brand mold making products. Sakurai assumes her new responsibilities from Brian Chermside, who was named Dow Corning’s chief marketing officer and executive director of Sales and Marketing and Customer Service.