DAK Americas LLC is expanding its fibers business team supporting the North American nonwovens market. In step with its recent increases in supply of polyester staple fiber (PSF) for nonwovens in North America, DAK Americas has enhanced its current nonwovens team with the addition of the following individuals.
Wayne Proctor has joined DAK as a senior manager—sales and marketing and will be responsible for creating value and growth for DAK Americas in the nonwovens arena. Mr. Proctor has more than 20 years of experience in the manufacture and sale of polyester fibers.
Bob Fletcher has joined DAK as a technical marketing representative and will be responsible for trade leadership performance and service for DAK's polyester staple fiber offerings to the industry. He has more than 25 years of experience in the polyester fiber industry.
Keith Jaillette has joined DAK in the position of technical marketing representative and will be responsible for establishing DAK Americas as the preferred trade leader for textile polyester products in the Americas. Mr. Jaillette has more than 10 years of experience as a technical services representative and has held roles in management, quality assurance and engineering.
These individuals will join the current fibers commercial team in Charlotte, NC, which includes Jon McNaull, Jim Netzel, Ron Salati, Dave West and Robert Baldy.
Furthermore, DAK Americas has enhanced its current polyester staple fiber nonwovens manufacturing team located at DAK's sites in Moncks Corner, SC and Leland, NC with the following addition. John Saxon was named quality manager–fibers and will provide leadership for DAK's fibers quality systems and quality assurance. He will direct the measurement centers at both of DAK's staple fiber manufacturing facilities.
As Jon McNaull, senior business director–fibers, said, "DAK Americas is committed to the polyester staple business, providing trade-leading polyester staple products and services to meet customer needs. The addition of these top notch professionals will help us continue to offer the highest quality and value-adding polyester staple fiber products for the nonwovens industry."