September 1, 2011 Taipei, Taiwan
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $100 million
Key Personnel: J.C. Tai, chairman and owner; Vicki Tai, president; George Wang, general manager, China operations; Alvin Hu, technical vice president; Kevin Chen, assistant vice pr…
September 1, 2011 Basel, Switzerland
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $192 million
Key Personnel: Poul Mikkelsen, chairman; Stephen Landon, president and COO; Finn Schoning, group controller; Richard Knowlson, global product development director; Alexis Porch…
September 1, 2011 Seoul, South Korea
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $224 million
Key Personnel: Y.K. Lee, president and CEO; W.S. Chun, vice president/head of fiber division; Hitoshi Takeuchi, senior director/fiber division; W.C. Hwang, senior director/fiber…
September 1, 2011 East Walpole, MA
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $300 million
Key Personnel: Val Hollingsworth, president and CEO; David von Loesecke, vice president International; Mike Clark, president, High Efficiency and Specialty Filtratio…
September 1, 2011 Schwarzenbach/Saale, Germany
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $311 million
Key Personnel: Christian Heinrich Sandler, CEO; Dipl. Ingenieur (FH) Wolfgang Höflich and Ulrich Hornfeck, members of the management board
September 1, 2011 London, U.K.
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $465 million
Key Personnel: Daniel Dayan, CEO; Kate Miles, group finance director
Plants: Old Hickory, TN; Aschersleben, Germany; Berlin, Germany; Pontypool, U.K.; Maldon, U.K.; Aberdare…
September 1, 2011 Denver, CO
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $670 million
Key Personnel: Mike Lawrence, vice president and general manager, Engineered Products North America (EPNA); Enno Henze, vice president and general manager, Engineered Products Europe/Asia…
September 1, 2011 Charlotte, NC
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $1.2 billion
Key Personnel: Veronica Hagen, president and CEO; Dennis Norman, executive vice president and CFO; Mike Hale, senior vice president, global supply chain; Scott Tracey, sen…
September 1, 2011 Dallas, TX
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $1.25 billion
Partnership Products and K-C Professional Headquarters
Key Personnel: Thomas Falk, chairman and CEO; Elane B. Stock, president, K-C…
September 1, 2011 Wilmington, DE
2011 Nonwovens Sales: $1.35 billion
Key Personnel: Thomas Powell, president, DuPont Protection Technologies; Roger Siemionko, vice president and global technology leader, DuPont Protection Technologies; Mindy Telli…
Karen McIntyre, Editor || August 31, 2011 For more than 30 years—this year included—Freudenberg has been at the top of our annual top companies report. This global company with its roots in apparel and current strengths in automotives, filtration and other technical markets has a…
August 31, 2011 Britain's Fiberweb Plc posted a lower first-half profit, hurt by sharply increasing raw material prices, but the nonwoven fabrics maker said it expects full-year performance to be slightly ahead of last year.
August 31, 2011 Finnish fiber and specialty paper company Ahlstrom Corporation cut its full-year guidance as it announced the divestment of its wiping fabrics business, Home & Personal, which will be sold to Finnish company Suominen Corporation for about €170 million.
July 31, 2011 A major Eastern European synthetic fiber manufacturer carried out extensive tests to convince themselves of the excellent devolatilisation performance and the ability to set and hold a specific IV regardless of the input viscosity of the material.
June 29, 2011 Molded Product of Fiber Reinforced Composite Material and Method: No. 7,445,836; Yasuo Yamane, Kazuhito Nakao, Satoshi Hirawaki and Kazumi Saito, assignors to Honda Motor Co., Ltd., Tokyo, Japan.
Filed 2/5/04. Issued 11/4/08.
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