J.D. Lincoln (Costa Mesa, Calif.) announced the hiring of Mike Dorf and Steve Zeller as sales engineers. A graduate of Cornell University (BS in chemical engineering), Dorf previously held a variety of sales, marketing and operations positions with Lewcott Corp. (Millbury, Mass.), Quadrax Advanced Materials (Portsmouth, R.I.), and Textron Specialty Materials (Providence, R.I.) and will service the Northeastern U.S. Zellar, also the owner of Southbrook Technologies (Alpharetta, Ga.), will be responsible for the southeastern U.S. He has held previous sales, engineering and manufacturing positions with Garrett Airesearch (Los Angeles, Calif.) and HITCO Carbon Composites (Gardena, Calif.). A graduate of Miami University of Ohio (BA in political science and foreign policy analysis), he holds FAA Pilot and Airframe and Powerplant Mechanics licenses.
Harper International (Lancaster, N.Y.) has appointed Charles W. Miller Jr. to the position of president. Miller joined Harper in 1995 and has performed in progressive management positions, most recently as VP of international business. He is a graduate of Alfred University, holds numerous U.S. and international patents, and has served as the New England section chair of The American Ceramic Society and the program chair of the Materials & Equipment Div. of The American Ceramic Society.