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  • New Technical Manager At Dienes

    December 1, 2009
    Dienes Werke has named Josef Nelles as technical manager, responsible for CAD, manufacture, process planning and development. Mr. Nelles has a degree in mechanical engineering. He served as a constructing engineer at Ackermann-Fruehauf GmbH, and was…


  • Rayonier Promotes Two Executives

    December 1, 2009
    Rayonier has promoted Paul Boynton to executive vice president, Forest Resources and Real Estate. In this newly created position Mr. Boynton will be responsible for Rayonier’s Forest Resources business which manages nearly 2.5 million acres of timb…


  • Ahlstrom Announces Key Appointments

    December 1, 2009
    Ahlstrom Corp. has named Jouni Kallio group treasurer. Mr. Kallio joins Ahlstrom from Aventum Fund Management where he served as director, fund manager. Prior to his previous position, Mr. Kallio spent almost 20 years in various treasury positions at…


  • Beta LaserMike Names DeBarro European Service Manager

    November 1, 2009
    Beta LaserMike, which supplies class-leading non-contact diameter, length and speed, and material thickness equipment, has named Frank DeBarro as European service manager. Mr. DeBarro will have responsibilities for all base and field repair operation…


  • John Field Joins Fiber Dynamics

    November 1, 2009
    Fiber Dynamics has named John Field vice president of its Meltblown division. Mr. Field has over 25 years of meltblown industry experience, including indepth knowledge in filtration, facemask, and vacuum bag applications.…


  • Adhesives Research Hires Chad Peterman

    November 1, 2009
    Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesive, tapes, specialty coatings, films, and laminates has added Chad Peterman as Southeastern sales representative. In this position, Peterman i…


  • Ralph Bruno Joins Propex

    November 1, 2009
    Propex Operating Company, LLC has appointed Ralph Bruno executive vice president of a newly created Performance Technology business unit.Mr. Bruno will be responsible for driving the company’s key initiative of business growth through customer focu…


  • Jacob Holm Taps Knowlson

    November 1, 2009
    Jacob Holm Industries, a leading producer of spunlaced nonwoven roll goods headquartered in Switzerland has named Richard Knowlson as global director of product development. Serving more than 20 years in the nonwovens industry, Knowlson joins Jacob H…


  • James Robinson Joins Huhtamaki Films Global

    October 1, 2009
    Huhtamaki Films Global has appointed James Robinson to the position of senior business development manager. Mr. Robinson previously served as business development & technical director for Mondi. He will take the lead to expand and develop the Films G…


  • Parkinson Promotes Peter Galanis

    October 1, 2009
    Parkinson Technologies Inc. has promoted Peter Galanis to the position of operations manager. Mr. Galanis, who joined the company in December 2006, had previously served as the company’s quality/environmental, health and safety manager. In his new…


  • Shipley To Sell in Automotives

    October 1, 2009
    Gale Shipley has joined Texel as automotive sales representative within the company’s industrial platform. Ms. Shipley began her career in 1981. Her experience includes seven years of service with Polymer Group, where she served as a product develo…


  • Fischer Expands Role At Elsner

    September 1, 2009
    Elsner Engineering Works has named Larry Fischer sales manager for the Americas. Mr. Fischer was formerly regional sales manager for Elsner. In his new capacity, he will have sales responsibility for the northeastern and mid-western U.S. as well as M…


  • Accuweb Gains New Rep

    September 1, 2009
    John Pritchard has rejoined AccuWeb as the Mid Atlantic territory representative, covering New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Pritchard previously worked for AccuWeb as a territory manager. He has over 30 years of experi…


  • Stoller Named Executive Chairman

    September 1, 2009
    Rieter Holding Ltd. has elected its chairman Erwin Stoller as executive chairman. The heads of both operating divisions of Rieter, Textile Systems and Automotive Systems, and the head of the Corporate Center will report directly to Mr. Stoller. This…


  • TAPPI has appointed Simona Mar­cellus director of marketing

    August 1, 2009
    TAPPI has appointed Simona Mar­cellus director of marketing. Ms. Marcellus will direct the development of an integrated marketing strategy for TAPPI products, creating unified outreach programs for membership, events and publications. She will also…