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  • Fiberweb Geosynthetics appoints sales manager

    July 9, 2012
    Nicolas Racana has joined Fiberweb Geosynthetics as technical and sales manager for the French market. He has worked as a geotechnical engineer for various innovative companies since earning his PhD. He has particular expertise in geocells for reinfo…


  • Dennis St. Louis joins Thrace-Linq

    July 9, 2012
    Thrace-LINQ, a global supplier of woven and nonwoven polypropylene-based fabrics for a wide variety of textile applications, has hired Dennis St. Louis as director, Sales and Marketing. St. Louis, a senior level manager with more than 23 years of exp…


  • Ahlstrom makes board changes

    July 9, 2012
    Ahlstrom’s board of directors has appointed Thomas Ahlström as a non-board member of its nomination committee. He will replace Carl Ahlström, who has informed the board that he is no longer available for the position. Thomas Ahlstr&o…


  • Swales to head sustainability efforts at Johns Manville

    June 28, 2012
    Responsibilities include all R&D efforts along with sustainability strategy.


  • KAPCO welcomes senior chemist

    June 6, 2012
    KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) has added Suresh Murugesan to its team as senior chemist and new product development manager. He has 15 years of extensive education and research experience with water-based, UV-curable ink, binder, topcoat formulat…


  • Beta LaserMike appoints sales director for Asia

    June 6, 2012
    Beta LaserMike, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, has appointed Stuart Manser sales director for the Asia region. Manser has been with the company since 1990 and has held a number of key positions, such as the…


  • Aki Saarinen joins Ahlstrom

    May 18, 2012
    He will be responsible for managing business development related processes and exploring new opportunities.


  • INDA gains six new board members

    May 7, 2012
    At its Annual Meeting in March, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, named six industry executives to its board of directors: Allen Bodford, vice president-business development, First Quality Enterprises; Stephen Boyd, president, Boyd…


  • Rolig to leave Suominen

    May 2, 2012
    had served at company since 2006.


  • Kimberly-Clark’s Jan Spencer to retire

    April 12, 2012
    A successor has not been named yet.


  • Edelmann hires Joachim Abt as sales manager

    April 10, 2012
    Edelmann Technology has appointed Joachim Abt as sales manager. He has many years of experience with the textile machinery industry throughout the world. With this hiring, Edelmann Technology continues to build-up the organization for the future.…


  • BetaLaserMike makes appointments in Latin America

    April 5, 2012
    Beta LaserMike, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, has hired JulioNavarrete as field service engineer for Mexico. Carlos Junco was appointed sales engineer for this region. “We are excited to have Julio j…


  • Changes at Stora Enso

    April 5, 2012
    Stora Enso is appointing three new members to its group executive team. At the same time three current members will leave the teamto take new positions inside and outside the company. Karl-Henrik Sundstrom has been appointed CFO, effective August 1.…


  • Kurto leaves Lydall

    April 5, 2012
    Lydall has announced that Peter Kurto, vice president, business development and senior vice president, Life Sciences left the company in late February to pursue another opportunity. Lydall wishes Peter well in his future endeavors and acknowledges th…


  • K-C makes executive appointments

    April 5, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark has made several executive changes to further enhance its focus on delivering its global business plan commitments and drive global expansion. Christian Brickman, currently president of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has been elected pre…