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  • Baker Adhesives has hired Jim Stirn as vice president of sales

    Baker Adhesives, a division of AMB Enterprises, has hired Jim Stirn as vice president of sales. His 20-plus years in the water-based and hot melt industries is expected to help Baker Adhesives attain its planned growth in becoming a major supplier t…
    05.01.09

  • Hassan Bodaghi has joined the executive team of DelStar Technologies

    Hassan Bodaghi has joined the executive team of DelStar Technologies as vice president of new business development, reporting directly to Mark Abrahams, CEO. Dr. Bodaghi has more than 25 years of experience in corporate research and technology, as we…
    05.01.09

  • Airlaid | Composite | Spunlace

    Dan-Web has appointed Sorin Crainic to the position of director-European sales

    Dan-Web has appointed Sorin Crainic to the position of director-European sales. Mr. Crainic brings almost 20 years of nonwoven and hygiene business experience to Dan-Web, including direct experience in airlaid, carded and spunlace technologies and th…
    05.01.09

  • Focke & Co., Inc. has appointed Erik Knight sales and marketing manager

    Packaging machinery specialist Focke & Co., Inc. has appointed Erik Knight sales and marketing manager for North America. Mr. Knight joined the company in September to head the sales and marketing efforts for general packaging, working out of the Nor…
    05.01.09

  • Needlepunch

    Asselin-Thibeau has named Johannes Haep its new CEO

    Asselin-Thibeau, part of NSC nonwoven, has named Johannes Haep its new CEO following the retirement in March of Marc Brabant. Before working in the nonwovens sector, Mr. Haep worked in the energy equipment industry. "I am proud to be offered the oppo…
    05.01.09

  • Suominen Nonwovens has appointed two new account managers

    Suominen Nonwovens has appointed two new account managers, Marika Aarnio-Mäkilä and Alexander Maximov. Ms. Aarnio-Mäkilä joined Suominen from Kuitu Finland Oy, where she worked as a sales manager. She has extensive experience with nonwovens due t…
    05.01.09

  • Touch Screen Interface

    Enercon Industries Corporation is offering a new touch screen PLC-based interface for its Compak 9000 power generator. The new design saves converters and extruders time and money with installation while providing advanced corona treating process con…
    05.01.09

  • Acquisition Alliance

    Cognex Corporation has launched the Cognex Acquisition Alliance. Through the Acquisition Alliance, Cognex establishes strong technical and marketing relationships with major camera manufacturers. This strategic partnership program provides our mutual…
    05.01.09

  • Multi-Task Slitter

    Dienes new Multi-Task-Slitter is a fully automatic knife positioning system Type Module IV. The special features of this newly developed Module IV stand out by an adjustment of top and bottom knives within seconds and the utilization of multi-task m…
    05.01.09

  • Core Adapters

    CAC (Converter Accessory Corporation) is offering new core adapters with the companys proven COR-LOK core support technologies. The system uses sleeve-based technology featuring CACs unique split bushing locking design. COR-LOK core adapters operat…
    05.01.09

  • Die-Cutting Machines

    After the very successful introduction of its third generation Rotary Die Cutting Machine for the production of in-mould labels during the Drupa Exhibit in 2008, Schober is now launching the model RSM-IML/MX, an economical solution for medium and sma…
    05.01.09

  • Surface Winding Systems

    Parkinson Technologies has made numerous technology improvements to its line of Surface Winding Systems that will provide users with improved performance and reliability. Parkinson Surface Winding Systems include the Mark II, Mark III and Mark IV win…
    05.01.09

  • Construction

    Formulations

    Kraton Polymers LLC (Kraton), a leading global producer of engineered polymers, has introduced a series of new formulations designed to support lower Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) requirements and reduce costs associated with contact adhesives. The…
    05.01.09

  • NSCs Developments

    If one were to look back over the past 20 years one would see that there have been many leaps of technological development bringing higher production rates and better weight uniformities in needled fabrics, all contributing to reduced incremental man…
    05.01.09

  • Thermoforming Machines

    Doyen Medipharm, a leading global provider of converting and packaging machines exclusively for the medical and pharmaceutical industries, has introduced a new generation of thermoforming machines. Dedicated to the packaging of sterile medical produc…
    05.01.09

  • Composite | Construction

    Reinforcement

    Composites based on Ticonas Fortron PPS are used wherever reinforcement is needed to cuts costs and weight without sacrificing strength and stability. The excellent mechanical and chemical properties of composites make them attractive to other marke…
    05.01.09

  • Color Vision Systems

    Cognex Corporation, a leading supplier of machine vision sensors and systems, has unveiled three new color vision systems for the In-Sight Micro product line. Building on last years highly successful introduction of the worlds smallest vision syst…
    05.01.09

  • Measurement Control System

    With the introduction of the TDi (Total Distributed Intelligence) system in 2006, NDC Infrared Engineering made an un_precedented move forward in the evolution of on-line thickness measurement and control systems. Now, NDC brings TDi, with the same h…
    05.01.09

  • Fibers

    Melt Additives

    Goulston Technologies has introduced two melt additives for the plastics, nonwovens and fibers industries. Long known for topical treatments, Goulston has invested con_siderable time and resources to bring these extrusion additives to market.Hydrepel…
    05.01.09