September '17

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2 0 1 7 S E P T E M B E R P R I N T W E A R || 77 SCREENPRINT NUMBERING SYSTEMS SCREENPRINTING SUPPLIES/PARTS INFRARED PANE for all Screen Printing D ers , Uniform heat distribution , Wafer-type elements available , Many indus y b nds: A.W.T., American, M&R, Harco, National and more Printwear People Nazdar (Shawnee, Kan.) announces the retirement of com- pany president Mike Fox, effective at the end of 2017. Fox's career with the organization dates back more than 40 years, and he has served as president since 1991. With Fox's retirement, Richard Bowles assumes the role of president. Bowles joined the company in 2002 as vice president of marketing and has served as president of Naz- dar Ink Technologies since 2013. "I wish to thank Mike for his many contributions to Nazdar and Thrall Enterprises," states Jeff Thrall, CEO of Nazdar's parent company Thrall Enterprises. "In the coming months, Mike and I will be working with Richard and our leadership teams to ensure a smooth transi- tion." Bowles' promotion to president takes effect on Jan. 1, 2018. Gildan Activewear (Montreal) announces the resignation of director Patrik Frisk. Frisk was named to the company's board of directors in early May 2017. With his resignation, Frisk takes the helm as president and chief operating officer (COO) of Under Armour. Frisk's responsibilities as COO include developing market strategy and executing a long-term growth plan for the corporation. "Patrik's global experience in brand building, including a proven and disciplined record of driving growth, while enhancing profitability and efficiency, will be instrumental as we work to transform our business model to deliver long-term value for our consumers, customers, and shareholders," says Plank. Frisk comes to the position with more than 30 years of experience in the apparel industry, including 10 years as coalition president of Outdoor Americas with the VF Corporation, covering brands such as the North Face, Timberland, and SmartWool. The American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) (Research Triangle Park, N.C.) announces the retirement of executive vice president John Y. "Jack" Daniels. Daniels will officially retire on March 2, 2018. Daniels' time with the AATCC dates back to 1974 when he initially joined the organization as the laboratory manager. His experience in the textile research field also includes time at Springs Industries where he served multiple roles between the late 1970s and early 1980s including product development, research and development, research chemist, group leader of dyeing research, and director of research. During his time with Springs, Daniels and his team generated numerous process patents in textile printing and finishing. Daniels returned to the AATCC in 1996 after serving in a volunteer capacity, resuming as executive director and transitioning to executive vice president. In addition to his time with the organization, Daniels serves on multiple advisory boards in the textile sciences field. Fox Bowles Frisk continued from page 10 Daniels Business Watch Contact us today to advertise in the PRINTWEARMAG.COM/ADVERTISE Contact Diane Gilbert 1-800-669-0424 x297 or email:

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