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  • H.B. Fuller Appoints New President and CEO

    January 1, 2011
    H.B. Fuller Company announced that the board of directors has appointed Jim Owens to succeed Michele Volpi as president and CEO and director, effective immediately. Mr. Volpi will step down from the board of directors. Lee Mitau, chairman of the boa…


  • Adhesives Research Promotes Knorr

    January 1, 2011
    Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading independent developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates, has promoted Scott Knorr to the position of vice president and general manage…


  • Holz Named Trevira CEO

    January 1, 2011
    Uwe Wöhner is relinquishing his position as CEO of Trevira at the end of the year, for private reasons. Klaus Holz, the longstanding head of corporate human resources at the company, will become CEO on January 1, 2011. Mr. Holz previously serve…


  • Suominen Announces Management Changes

    January 1, 2011
    Suominen announced that Petri Rolig, president and CEO, is now responsible for Suominen’s Wiping business area in addition to his other duties. The general managers of Suominen’s Codi Wipes and Nonwovens business units now report to him.…


  • Maxcess Promotes Whiteside To NA Sales Manager

    November 1, 2010
    Maxcess International, a global leader in engineered components for the web handling industry, announced the promotion of Darrell Whiteside to sales manager, North America. Mr. Whiteside will manage one of the largest networks of factory-trained sale…


  • Companhia Providência Names Operations Director

    November 1, 2010
    Companhia Providência has named Fábio Krzyzanowski as operations director. Mr. Krzyzanowski has been associated with Grupo Votorantim, Cimento Rio Branco, Votorantim Cimento and Votorantim Novos Neg"cios.Mr. Krzyzanowski succeeds Fernando Augusto B…


  • Posze Joins Rayonier

    November 1, 2010
    Rayonier has named Jay Posze vice president, human resources. Mr. Posze is a member of the senior management team. He is responsible for all aspects of the corporate human resources function including the development and implementation of the company…


  • Radiant Energy Names Marketing Manager

    November 1, 2010
    Radiant Energy Systems has named Clara O’Boyle marketing manager. Ms. O’Boyle has 15 years of experience marketing oven systems to the process heating industry. She has a bachelor's degree in marketing and is a graduate of the Sandler Sales Insti…


  • Adherent Laboratories Appoints Meyer

    November 1, 2010
    Adherent Laboratories, St. Paul, MN, has recently hired Paul Meyer as director of sales and marketing. Mr. Meyer has more than 25 years of experience in the adhesives and plastics industries. His previous employers include H.B. Fuller and Conwed Pla…


  • DuPont Announces Leadership Changes

    November 1, 2010
    DuPont has named Terry Caloghiris president, Strategic Initiatives and John McCool president, Performance Coatings. Both appointments are effective November 1.Mr. Caloghiris, currently president of Performance Coatings, has held a range of senior lea…


  • Ahlstrom Restructures Executive Management Team

    November 1, 2010
    Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announced a change in its executive management team. Deputy president and CEO Risto Anttonen, who is responsible for business development, will retire by Dec. 31, 2010. His responsibilities…


  • NDC Infrared Engineering Taps Schartner

    October 1, 2010
    NDC Infrared Engineering has appointed Robert Schartner as North America field operations manager. Based on the East Coast, Mr. Schartner’s responsibilities will involve both the applications and service areas ensuring that the quality and standard…


  • Rayonier Names Boynton As President/COO

    October 1, 2010
    Paul Boynton has been elected president and chief operating officer of Rayonier effective October 1. Mr. Boynton will report to Lee Thomas, chairman and CEO.Mr. Boynton will be responsible for all of Rayonier's operating businesses. He will maintain…


  • FibeRio Technology Makes Appointments

    October 1, 2010
    FibeRio Technology Corporation has taken steps to complete its senior management staff, board of directors and Technical Advisory Board.Larry Thompson, PhD, managing partner of the IPSS Consulting Company has joined the board of directors. Dr. Thom…


  • Lenzing Names Global Marketing Director

    October 1, 2010
    Elisabeth Stanger has been named Lenzing’s global marketing director of business unit nonwovens fibers. She is responsible for managing the nonwovens marketing team on a global basis. Prior to that, she was marketing director EMEA for the medical d…