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  • Composite | Fibers | India

    Michelman adds India country manager

    Michelman has hired Manoj Deorukhkar as its new India country manager, a newly created position at the company. He will be responsible for oversight of all of the company’s business units within the country: Paper & Corrugated; Flexible Pac…

  • Elsner hires international sales manager

    Alan Sanger will be responsible for selling Elsner equipment throughout the U.K., Eastern Europe, Middle East and Asia.

  • Airlaid | Fibers

    Buckeye CFO resigns

    Company restructures executive team.

  • Apparel | Education | North America | Shows / Events

    Messe Frankfurt names new show director

    Meade will lead textiles shows in North America.

  • New executives elected to ACI Board of Directors

    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…

  • Western Europe

    SCA names new corporate communications leader

    Edwall-Björklund named vice president of corporate communications.

  • Construction | Filtration | India

    Mohsen Sohi becomes Speaker of Freudenberg’s Management Board

    Peter Bettermann retires after 18 years on the Management Board.

  • Composite | Fibers

    Michelman Fibers & Composites adds new personnel

    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…

  • KAPCO hires new plant manager

    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…

  • Ahlstrom makes board changes

    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…

  • Dennis St. Louis joins Thrace-Linq

    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…

  • Fiberweb Geosynthetics appoints sales manager

    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…

  • Menges hires marketing director

    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…

  • Wahlgren to head Duni tabletop

    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…

  • Müller leaves Clariant board

    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…

  • Swales to head sustainability efforts at Johns Manville

    Responsibilities include all R&D efforts along with sustainability strategy.

  • Beta LaserMike appoints sales director for Asia

    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…

  • Education | India

    KAPCO welcomes senior chemist

    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…

  • Aki Saarinen joins Ahlstrom

    He will be responsible for managing business development related processes and exploring new opportunities.

  • Filtration | Wipes

    INDA gains six new board members

    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…