David Bellm

January 29, 2014

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Packaging Briefs – Monday, August 16, 2010


Dow announces divisional structure and leadership changes
The Dow Chemical Company announced business structure and leadership changes to continue driving the Company’s transformation. The appointments are effective immediately, and all will report directly to Andrew N. Liveris, Dow’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

  • Jim Fitterling, senior vice president of Corporate Development, has been named president of Plastics and Hydrocarbons and an executive vice president of Dow. He will continue to be based in Midland, Michigan.


  • Juan Luciano, senior vice president of Basic Plastics, Hydrocarbons & Energy & JVs, has been named president of the Performance Division, which will consist of Dow’s Performance Products and Performance Systems divisions, and an executive vice president of Dow. He will continue to be based in Midland, Michigan.


  • Jerome Peribere will continue in his current role as President and Chief Executive Officer of Dow’s Advanced Materials Division. In addition he has been named an executive vice president of Dow. Peribere will continue to be based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.


  • Carol Williams, senior vice president of Basic Chemicals, has been named president of the Chemicals and Energy Division and a group senior vice president of Dow, adding the Energy business to her responsibilities. Williams will continue to be based in Midland, Michigan.


  • Heinz Haller, executive vice president of Performance Systems and Marketing and Sales, has been named Chief Commercial Officer, responsible for corporate Marketing & Sales and all Dow new business growth activities including Joint Ventures and subsidiaries in new business areas.


  • Jim McIlvenny, senior vice president of Performance Products, has been named group senior vice president of mega projects and of Dow. McIlvenny will have full responsibility for Dow’s mega projects.



Rockwell Automation partners with Alexandria Technical & Community College for automation training
Rockwell Automation and Alexandria Technical & Community College (ATCC) in Alexandria, Minn. announced they have signed a memorandum of understanding that will expand worker access to automation training in outstate Minnesota. ATCC staff members will complete a Rockwell Automation train-the-trainer course, which will allow ATCC to offer five certified Rockwell Automation training courses to students.

Cereplast, Inc. appoints Heather Sheehan as Chief Financial Officer
Cereplast, Inc. announced that it has appointed Ms. Heather E. Sheehan to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, effective August 16, 2010.

The Label Printers invests in 100% inspection system
The Label Printers, a manufacturer of custom labels and packaging, headquartered in Aurora, Illinois has just recently purchased the BST Promark Shark 4000 LEX 100% Inspection system, which examines 100% of the printed web 100% of the time.

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