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Saffian

 

a leather prepared by tanning sheepskins or goatskins with tannides and dyeing in bright colors. Saffian is used for shoe uppers, bookbindings, and similar items. It originated in Asia Minor and has been manufactured in Russia and Western Europe since the mid-18th century. As a result of the transition to the tanning of soft leathers for footwear with mineral tanning agents, such as chromium compounds, saffian is now manufactured in the USSR only for local shoe types in the eastern regions.

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Additionally, Coulomb named Scott Saffian as senior vice president of worldwide sales.
Opening our international headquarters and partnering with 365 Energy Group gives Coulomb a distinct advantage in our geographic strategy rollout of networked charging stations," said Scott Saffian, senior vice president of worldwide sales at Coulomb.
With more than 30 years of sales experience, Scott Saffian has generated significant revenue and built sales teams for a wide variety of technology organizations.
Prior to joining Xippix, Scott Saffian served as vice president of worldwide sales for Aurora Technologies, a provider of multi-port connectivity.
today announced the appointment of Scott Saffian, 44, to the newly created position of vice president of sales.
Saffian, a veteran in the field of computer sales management, will report to CEO Paul Serrano and is chartered to create a sales team and manage the sales initiative for Network Tools, which develops and markets internetworking applications.
Saffian comes to Network Tools with an excellent combination of networking company experience and entrepreneurial skills.
Yannas and Saffian will "strengthen our institutional research domestically and add depth to our Israeli operations," adding:
Yannas and Saffian will take up their new posts December 1.