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September 11, 2006
Unitika Osaka, Japan www.unitika.co.jp $82 million (¥9 billion) Key Personnel Masaru Tsugawa, general manager, spunbonded fabrics division; Hiroshi Kawasaki, general manager, spunbonded fabric sales Plants Okazaki and Tarui, Japan Proces…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Suominen Nonwovens Nakkila, Finland www.suominen.fi $85 million Key Personnel Suominen Corporation: Heikki Bergholm, president and CEO, Esa Palttala, executive vice president, Wipes and Nonwovens; Juha Henttonen, vice president, Flexible Packaging;…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Textilgruppe Hof Hof/Saale, Germany www.textilgruppe.com $87 million Key Personnel Manfred Knieling, managing director; Harald Stini, managing director; Rudolf Scholtter, managing director; Detlev Käppel, managing director-Techtex and global…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Jacob Holm/Norafin Aalschwil, Switzerland www.jacob-holm.com $87 million Key personnel Poul Mikkelsen, chairman; Peter Opperman, CEO; Jack Richardson, COO; Ingo Johannsen, CFO; Michael Norboge, vice president of Personal & Home Care; Claudia…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Polyfelt Linz, Austrian www.polyfelt.at $91 million (€73 million) Key Personnel Andreas Matje, CEO; Michel Haudrechy, VP marketing and sales; Manfred Winkler, VP product supply; Nick Blasl, VP finance and IT services, Frank ten Oever, VP huma…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Toray Saehan Seoul, Korea www.toray- saehan.com $99 million Plant Locations Gumi, Kyungsang-Bukdo, South Korea ISO Status ISO-9001: 1999; ISO-14001 (environmental certification): 1999; ISO-18001 (operational certification): 1993 Key Personne…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Orlandi SpA Gallarate, Italy $100 million Key Personnel Cav. Vittorio Orlandi, CEO; Massimiliano Orlandi, marketing director, Mario Saldarini, commercial director Plants Gallarate, Bolgare, Cressa, Cassano Magnago ISO Status ISO 9002 Certifi…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Foss Manufacturing Hampton, NH www.fossmfg.com $100 million Key Personnel A.J. Nassar, CEO Plants Hampton, NH ISO Status All businesses are both QS 9000 and ISO 9001 certified and are close to ISO 14,000 (environmental registration based on…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Concert Industries Gatineau, Quebec www.concert.ca $110 million It’s been a good year for Concert Industries. Less than two years since the once-strapped airlaid producer was purchased by Brookfield Asset Management’s (formerly Brascan)…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Lydall Manchester, CT www.lydall.com $113 million Key Personnel W. Leslie Duffy, chairman of the board, David Freeman, president and CEO; Thomas Smith, vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer; Mona Estey, vice president—human…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Mitsui Chemicals Tokyo, Japan www.mitsui.com $132 million (¥14.6 billion) Key Personnel Yasushi Nawa, general manager, functional fabricated products division Plants Yokkaichi and Iwakuni Processes Spunbonded, needlepunched, meltblown, t…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Toyobo Osaka, Japan www.toyobo.co.jp $145 million (¥16 billion) Key Personnel Kazumasa Kayama, general manager, spunbond division of Toyobo; Yukio Kawasaki, president of Kureha Plants Tsuruga, Iwakuni and Shiga Processes Spunbond, needlep…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Sandler Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany www.sandler.com $145 million (€113 million) Key Personnel Dipl. Kfm. Christian Heinrich Sandler, Dr. Christian Heinrich Sandler, Dieter Magiera, members of the management board Plant Schwarzenbach/Saale…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Georgia-Pacific Atlanta, GA www.gp.com $145 million Key Personnel  Mike Burandt, president, Consumer Business, North America; Bill Shultz, president, European Consumer Business; Kathy Walters, president, Commercial Business; Remi Perin, sales…  Read More »
September 11, 2006
Pegas A/S Znojmo, Czech Republic www.pegasas.cz $150 million Key Personnel: Milos Bogdan, managing director, Frantisek Klaska, technical director; Frantisek Rezac, commercial director Plants Znojmo, Bucovice, Czech Republic ISO Status ISO-9001: 2000…  Read More »