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  • New Structure Will Lead to New Positions

    June 1, 2010
    Ahlstrom is changing its operational model effective July 1 to better reflect value-added and operational excellence business clusters. The new organizational model will include five business areas and require several changes in Ahlstrom's executive…


  • Maxcess International Names New CEO

    May 1, 2010
    Maxcess International announced that Greg Jehlik has been appointed chief executive officer. In his new role, Mr. Jehlik will guide a global strategy to improve customer productivity through product innovation, operational excellence, and the further…


  • Wake County Economic Development Makes Appointment

    May 1, 2010
    Wake County Economic Development named Jennifer Bosser assistant executive director. Ms. Bosser’s responsibilities include overseeing day to day operations, pursuing strategic initiatives and projects, and serving as the lead contact for existing…


  • Leadership Changes at Nordson Dispensing Systems Group

    May 1, 2010
    Nordson Corporation announced a number of planned changes to the leadership of its Adhesive Dispensing Systems Group, based in Duluth GA, effective April 5.George Porter, currently manager, market development and key accounts at Nordson, will be prom…


  • New TAPPI Fellow

    May 1, 2010
    Mark Watkins has been designated as one of nine TAPPI Fellows for 2010. He currently serves as senior vice president of MeadWestvaco Corporation in Richmond, VA. He is responsible for corporate engineering, stewardship, sus­tain­ability, safety,…


  • Weiner Hired At SCA

    May 1, 2010
    SCA has named Camilla Weiner senior vice president of corporate communications.Ms. Weiner has extensive experience from senior positions in communications. She currently holds the corresponding position at Axfood. Ms. Weiner’s former employers inc…


  • New Board Manager at Propex Operating Company

    March 1, 2010
    Propex Operating Company has appointed Eugene Martineau to its board of managers. Mr. Martineau is currently founder of Martineau & Associates Consulting. He has over 40 years of experience in the ready-mixed concrete and related industries. He is th…


  • AccuWeb Names Mid Atlantic Territory Rep

    March 1, 2010
    AccuWeb has named John Pritchard as the Mid Atlantic territory representative, covering New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and Virginia. Mr. Pritchard previously worked for AccuWeb as a territory manager and has over 30 year…


  • Bill Wojcik JoinsParkinson Technologies

    March 1, 2010
    Parkinson Technologies Inc. has named Bill Wojcik regional sales manager. Mr. Wojcik will focus on serving the company’s customer base within the converting and nonwovens industries.Mr. Wojcik will be based in Peachtree City, GA and will service c…


  • New Sales Director at Suominen

    March 1, 2010
    Suominen Nonwovens appointed Juha Jokinen its new sales director, effective February 2010.Mr. Jokinen will be responsible for managing and developing Suominen Nonwovens’ sales and marketing functions. He will be a member of Suominen Nonwovens manag…


  • Oerlikon Names Michael Buscher CEO

    March 1, 2010
    Oerlikon Group has appointed Michael Buscher CEO. Dr. Buscher is expected to join Oerlikon in May 2010. Hans Ziegler will continue in his role as delegate of the board until Dr. Buscher is free from his previous contract obligations. Dr. Buscher has…


  • Tufco Technologies Taps Robinson

    February 1, 2010
    Tufco Technologies appointed James Robinson vice president, business development of its Green Bay, WI Contract Manufacturing division.Mr. Robinson has over 15 years of experience in the global consumer products industry, with a specialization in hygi…


  • Tapemark Promotes Steve Rau

    February 1, 2010
    Steve Rau has been promoted to vice president, technical operations at Tapemark. He had served as the director of engineering since 2006, and had assumed additional responsibilities for managing Tapemark Operations in July 2009. In his new role, he i…


  • SCA Packaging Names President For EU Ops

    February 1, 2010
    SCA has named Michael Cronin president of its European Packaging operations.Mr. Cronin has more than 30 years of experience with Alcan Packaging/Rio Tinto where he held various senior positions of increasing responsibility dealing with complex and mu…


  • Suominen Nonwovens Names Sales Director

    February 1, 2010
    Suominen Nonwovens has named Juha Jokinen sales director. Mr. Jokinen will be responsible for managing and developing Suominen Nonwovens’ sales and marketing functions. He will be a member of Suominen Nonwovens’ management team and report to Paul…