ISA Selects Reichhold's President and COO as ISA 2001 Honorary Chair

Apr 19, 2001, 01:00 ET from ISA

    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 19 /PRNewswire/ --
     ISA -- The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society -- recently
 selected Gary Krall, president and chief operating officer of Reichhold, Inc.,
 as the honorary chair for ISA's annual conference and exhibition, ISA 2001.
 Scheduled for 10-13 September at the George R. Brown Convention Center in
 Houston, Texas, ISA 2001 is North America's largest exhibition and conference
 for instrumentation, systems, and automation professionals.
     ISA chose Krall due to his long-standing ties to the chemical industry.
 Throughout its history, ISA has significantly contributed to this industry
 with its training courses, conferences, and exhibitions.  Krall will appear at
 ISA 2001 for the keynote speaker introduction on Monday, 10 September.
     Located in Research Triangle Park, NC, Reichhold, a subsidiary of
 Dainippon Ink & Chemicals (Tokyo, 4631), is a global manufacturer of
 adhesives, coating resins, polyester resins and synthetic latex emulsions for
 the coatings, adhesives, plastics, paper, textile, carpet, construction,
 transportation, marine and graphic arts markets.
     Krall, who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Reichhold, has
 over 23 years of executive management experience in the chemical industry.
 Krall first joined Reichhold as the vice president of the Composites
 distribution team and then led the Cast Polymer business team.  In 1999, Krall
 was appointed senior vice president of Finance and senior vice president of
 North America as of April 2000.  Prior to joining Reichhold, Krall spent over
 18 years with Owens Corning and two years with Enviroclean.
 
     About ISA
     ISA 2001, the largest instrumentation, systems, and automation conference
 and exhibition in North America returns to Houston on 10-13 September 2001
 with expanded technical/ educational programs, a comprehensive products and
 services exhibition, plus 25 specialized training opportunities.  For more
 information about the conference, visit www.toobigtomiss.com or call ISA
 Member and Customer Service at (919) 549-8411.
     ISA is a 39,000-member international, nonprofit, technical organization
 that fosters advancement in the theory, design, manufacture, and use of
 sensors, instruments, computers, and systems for measurement and control in a
 wide variety of application areas.  ISA is also a leading training
 organization for Control System Engineers (CSE) and is a publisher of books,
 magazines and standards.
 
 

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    RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 19 /PRNewswire/ --
     ISA -- The Instrumentation, Systems, and Automation Society -- recently
 selected Gary Krall, president and chief operating officer of Reichhold, Inc.,
 as the honorary chair for ISA's annual conference and exhibition, ISA 2001.
 Scheduled for 10-13 September at the George R. Brown Convention Center in
 Houston, Texas, ISA 2001 is North America's largest exhibition and conference
 for instrumentation, systems, and automation professionals.
     ISA chose Krall due to his long-standing ties to the chemical industry.
 Throughout its history, ISA has significantly contributed to this industry
 with its training courses, conferences, and exhibitions.  Krall will appear at
 ISA 2001 for the keynote speaker introduction on Monday, 10 September.
     Located in Research Triangle Park, NC, Reichhold, a subsidiary of
 Dainippon Ink & Chemicals (Tokyo, 4631), is a global manufacturer of
 adhesives, coating resins, polyester resins and synthetic latex emulsions for
 the coatings, adhesives, plastics, paper, textile, carpet, construction,
 transportation, marine and graphic arts markets.
     Krall, who is responsible for the day-to-day operations of Reichhold, has
 over 23 years of executive management experience in the chemical industry.
 Krall first joined Reichhold as the vice president of the Composites
 distribution team and then led the Cast Polymer business team.  In 1999, Krall
 was appointed senior vice president of Finance and senior vice president of
 North America as of April 2000.  Prior to joining Reichhold, Krall spent over
 18 years with Owens Corning and two years with Enviroclean.
 
     About ISA
     ISA 2001, the largest instrumentation, systems, and automation conference
 and exhibition in North America returns to Houston on 10-13 September 2001
 with expanded technical/ educational programs, a comprehensive products and
 services exhibition, plus 25 specialized training opportunities.  For more
 information about the conference, visit www.toobigtomiss.com or call ISA
 Member and Customer Service at (919) 549-8411.
     ISA is a 39,000-member international, nonprofit, technical organization
 that fosters advancement in the theory, design, manufacture, and use of
 sensors, instruments, computers, and systems for measurement and control in a
 wide variety of application areas.  ISA is also a leading training
 organization for Control System Engineers (CSE) and is a publisher of books,
 magazines and standards.
 
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