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  • 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…
    07.09.12

  • 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…
    07.09.12

  • Swales to head sustainability efforts at Johns Manville

    Responsibilities include all R&D efforts along with sustainability strategy.
    06.28.12

  • 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…
    06.06.12

  • 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…
    06.06.12

  • Aki Saarinen joins Ahlstrom

    He will be responsible for managing business development related processes and exploring new opportunities.
    05.18.12

  • 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…
    05.07.12

  • Spunlace | Western Europe | Wipes

    Rolig to leave Suominen

    had served at company since 2006.
    05.02.12

  • Kimberly-Clark’s Jan Spencer to retire

    A successor has not been named yet.
    04.12.12

  • Edelmann hires Joachim Abt as sales manager

    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.…
    04.10.12

  • RotoMetrics appoints new president and CEO

    Robert Spiller is responsible for all global operations.
    04.05.12

  • K-C makes executive appointments

    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…
    04.05.12

  • Kurto leaves Lydall

    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…
    04.05.12

  • Changes at Stora Enso

    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.…
    04.05.12

  • BetaLaserMike makes appointments in Latin America

    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…
    04.05.12

  • Filtration | Wipes

    INDA holds annual meeting in Durham

    Bassett named chairman; six new board members elected.
    03.27.12

  • K-C announces appointments

    Kimberly-Clark has made 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 p…
    03.21.12

  • 3M names new CEO

    3M has named Inge Thulin president and CEO, succeeding Sir George Buckley, chairman and CEO, who will retire June 1. Thulin will immediately become part of 3M’s board of directors and Buckley remains chairman of the board until the annual meeti…
    03.06.12

  • SCA names head of Americas

    Don Lewis has been named president of SCA’s Americas Business Unit. In this role he will be responsible for overseeing all of SCA’s businesses in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Central America and South America and will serve as a member of th…
    03.06.12

  • Boullie named supply planning manager for Ahlstrom Windsor Locks

    Ahlstrom Nonwovens has named John Boullie supply planning manager for its Windsor Locks, CT site.  In this role, Boullie will be responsible for streamlining and increasing overall efficiency for all supply planning and procurement operations fo…
    03.06.12