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  • Rohm and Haas Company

    Shruti Singhal has been named North American market manager for traffic paint polymers by the architectural and functional coatings business of Rohm and Haas Company, Spring House, PA. Mr. Singhal will drive strategy development for the traffic marki…
    12.19.06

  • Michelman Has Hired Christophe Maertens In A New Position

    Michelman has hired Christophe Maertens in the new position of laboratory supervisor at the company’s Aubange, Belgium facility. The addition of Mr. Maertens is expected to enhance customer technical service through streamlined project manageme…
    12.19.06

  • Betty Tilley Has Joined Huntsman Textile Effects

    Effective last month, Betty Tilley has joined Huntsman Textile Effects as a technical sales specialist for the U.S. and Canada. Her primary responsibilities will be with the technical textiles business and she will be based in High Point, NC. Ms. Til…
    12.19.06

  • SSP Technology SpA

    SSP Technology SpA has welcomed Enzo Salerni as a new sales manager. In this role, Mr. Salerni will support SSP’s strategic growth initiatives as a part of the global sales and marketing team. Mr. Salerni was formerly the area sales manager for…
    12.19.06

  • Nordson Corporation

    Nordson Corporation has promoted Michael Fornes to nonwovens global marketing manager for the company’s nonwovens systems business. In his new position, Mr. Fornes will direct nonwovens global marketing initiatives, specifically focusing on gro…
    12.19.06

  • Olaf Schmidt Has Been Named Vice President at Messe Frankfurt.

    Olaf Schmidt has been named vice president, responsible for the textile fairs core area of competence, at Messe Frankfurt. A textile engineer with a master’s degree in business administration, Mr. Schmidt replaces Stephan Kurzawski, who has bee…
    12.19.06

  • India

    Smith, Johnson  & Associates

    Mark Snider has joined the consulting practice of Smith, Johnson  & Associates as a principal. Mr. Snider was welcomed into the firm in late October and is expected to provide clients with expanded dimensions in equipment and process en…
    12.19.06

  • Apparel | Filtration | India | Wipes

    Fiberweb plc, Simpsonville, SC, has made several recent appointments

    Fiberweb plc, Simpsonville, SC, has made several recent appointments. Among them, the company has promoted Pamela Lewis and added Robert Baldy and Hollynn Moody to its Hygiene/Medical Americas sales and marketing teams. In June 2006, Pamela Lewis was…
    12.14.06

  • K-C Creates New Chief Marketing Position

    Anthony Palmer will join Kimberly-Clark Corporation as chief marketing officer, reporting to chairman and CEO Thomas Falk. In this newly created position, Mr. Palmer will be responsible for leading the development of a global, enterprise-wide focus o…
    11.16.06

  • Wipes

    Suominen Corporation Has Plans To Reorganized

    Suominen Corp­oration, Tampere, Finland, plans to improve its operational efficiency and faster exploit its synergies through more cohesive central steering of product development and process efficiency. Effective October 2006, responsibilities f…
    11.16.06

  • Filtration | Meltblown

    Managing Director of Monadnock Non-Wovens LLC

    Keith Hayward is now managing director of Monadnock Non-Wovens LLC, which is part of Bennington, NH-based Monadnock Paper Mills. Mr. Hayward has 15 years of experience in the global nonwovens/filtration industry. He reports to Richard Verney, chairma…
    11.16.06

  • Composite | Construction

    Director Of Operations For Clopay Europe

    Clopay Plastic Products has named Vance Greene director of operations for Clopay Europe. Mr. Greene will support Clopay’s Finotech Verbun­dstoffe GmbH & Co. KG, Böhme Clopay GmbH Verpackungsfolien and APA Advanced Printing Aschersl…
    11.16.06

  • Composite | Construction | Filtration | Meltblown | Wipes

    K-C Creates New Chief Marketing Position

    Anthony Palmer will join Kimberly-Clark Corporation as chief marketing officer, reporting to chairman and CEO Thomas Falk. In this newly created position, Mr. Palmer will be responsible for leading the development of a global, enterprise-wide focus o…
    11.08.06

  • Spunlace | Thermal Bonded

    Feroe Joins Neumag Saurer's U.S. Sales Team

    Daniel Feroe has joined Neu­mag Saurer’s U.S. sales team as the nonwovens director for North America effective August 2006. Mr. Feroe has 20 years of nonwovens machine sales with experience in needle­punch, spunlace, thermal bonded…
    10.20.06

  • Promotion At Paper Converting Machine Company

    Paper Converting Machine Company has  promoted Dave Kessenich to product development manager. “Mr. Kessenich has been selected because of his leadership experience and capabilities,” said global sales director Mark Gillis, who recent…
    10.20.06

  • Fibers

    Personnel Changes At Performance Fibers

    Polyester producer Performance Fibers has made two recent personnel changes. In the first, Clark Halladay has been appointed global marketing director, Americas sales director for its industrial segment. Mr. Halladay will lead the company’s gro…
    10.20.06

  • Fibers | Needlepunch | Spunlace | Thermal Bonded

    People In The News

    Fereo Joins Neumag's U.S. Team
    10.16.06

  • Wipes

    Suominen Reorganizes Management Structure

    Roll goods producer Suominen Corp­oration has made several changes to its group organization and management. In the first, Heikki Bergholm, who was president and CEO of the company until May 2006, was succeeded by Kalle Tanhuanpää. Also…
    09.14.06

  • Chairman, President and CEO of Rayonier Plans To Retire

    W. Lee Nutter, chairman, president and CEO of Rayonier, Jacksonville, FL, plans to retire in mid-2007 after 40 years with the company. Mr. Nutter has been in his current position since 1999 and president and a director since 1996. In a statement,…
    09.14.06

  • Local Sales and Support For Fife

    Maxcess International, Oklahoma City, OK, has recruited Lee Nanney to provide local sales and support for Fife, Magpowr and Tidland customers in Illinois. Mr. Nanney has extensive experience in web handling to help converters optimize their manufact…
    09.14.06