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  • Messe Frankfurt names new show director

    July 24, 2012
    Meade will lead textiles shows in North America.

  • New executives elected to ACI Board of Directors

    July 23, 2012
    Top executives from The Dow Chemical Company, Shell Chemical LP and The Sun Products Corporation are the newest members of the American Cleaning Institute (ACI) Board of Directors. Elected to the board at its most recent meeting to fill existing vac…

  • SCA names new corporate communications leader

    July 19, 2012
    Edwall-Björklund named vice president of corporate communications.

  • KAPCO hires new plant manager

    July 11, 2012
    Kent Adhesive Products Co. (KAPCO), Kent, OH, has Joyce McCauley as new plant manager following the retirement of Larry Davis, who served with the company for 10 years. McCauley joins the KAPCO team with more than 20 years of manufacturing experienc…

  • Michelman Fibers & Composites adds new personnel

    July 11, 2012
    Michelman, Cincinnati, OH, has expanded its Fibers & Composites Business Unit with the addition of two professionals who have extensive industry experience. Michelman’s Fibers & Composites Global Business Unit manufactures a variety of…

  • Mohsen Sohi becomes Speaker of Freudenberg’s Management Board

    July 11, 2012
    Peter Bettermann retires after 18 years on the Management Board.

  • Müller leaves Clariant board

    July 9, 2012
    Hans-Joachim Müller, member of the Executive Committee of Clariant, left the company on June 30, 2012, for personal reasons. His current responsibilities will be transferred to the other members of the executive committee. Müller was appoi…

  • Wahlgren to head Duni tabletop

    July 9, 2012
    Maria Wahlgren has been named the new director of Duni’s tabletop business area. Tabletop is Duni’s core business and it includes all table coverings and napkin products produced for the professional user. Wahlgren has a Master of Scienc…

  • Menges hires marketing director

    July 9, 2012
    Jeffrey Awe was recently hired as the new marketing director at Menges Roller Company, based out of Wauconda, IL, not far from Chicago. Awe has spent his entire career in advertising and marketing, the majority of it in the industrial sector. After…

  • 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…