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  • Apparel

    People in the News

    Cotton Incorporated Creates New Division In order to better achieve its mission of increasing the demand for and profitability of cotton, Cotton Incorporated has created a new division, Global Product Supply Chain, based at the company’s h…
    04.17.06

  • Fibers

    Freudenberg Executive Announces Retirement

    Peter Stehle has retired after 15 years as a member of the management board of Freudenberg & Co. KG, Weinheim, Ger­many. His colleagues Jörg Sost and Martin Stark have taken over responsibility for business in seals and vibration control…
    03.10.06

  • Suominen Corporation Appointed New President and CEO

    Kalle Tanhuanpää has been appointed president and CEO of Suominen Corporation as of May 2006. Mr. Tan­huanpää comes from Huhtamäki Oyj, where he was an executive committee member and where he had responsibility for global…
    03.10.06

  • Education

    Tidland, Camas, WA, Has Recruited Peter Wood

    Converting specialist Tidland, Camas, WA, has recruited Peter Wood as slitting product manager. Mr. Wood will join the Maxcess management team to lead the introduction of new slitting technology and education to meet the changing needs of the convert…
    03.10.06

  • Wipes

    Rockline Industries

    Joel Slank has joined Rockline Industries as director of operations at its Springdale, AR facility. Mr. Slank is expected to complement the company’s world class manufacturing team in Springdale with his extensive experience in nonwovens m…
    03.10.06

  • Education | Fibers | Wipes

    People in the News

    Freudenberg Executive Announces Retirement Stehle of the Freudenberg board; Wood of Tidland and Rockline Industries’ Joel Slank…
    03.06.06

  • Fibers

    New Management Teams In Place At Buckeye, Georgia-Pacific

    Buckeye Technologies Inc. has established a new organization effective this month with a mission of bringing new products to the market on an accelerated schedule. Jeffery Cook, who has been appointed senior vice president, marketing, will lead the n…
    02.10.06

  • New Senior Leadership Team In Place

    Georgia-Pacific Corp., Atlanta, GA, which was recently purchased by Koch In­dustries, has put a new senior leadership team in place. Among the new leaders is Bill Caffey, who will serve as executive vice president, operations and compliance. The…
    02.10.06

  • Three New Invista Board Members

    As three Koch company executives accept roles at Georgia-Pacific Corporation and depart the Invista board of directors, three new Invista board members have been appointed. Jeff Gentry, president of Koch Mineral Services and Koch In­dustries, Inc…
    02.10.06

  • Fibers

    New President & CEO Of NatureWorks

    Dennis McGrew became the new president and chief executive officer of NatureWorks LLC, Minnetonka, MN, a wholly owned business unit of Cargill, effective last month. NatureWorks is the first company to offer a family of commercially available polymer…
    02.10.06

  • Fibers

    People in the News

    New Management Teams In Place At Buckeye, Georgia-Pacific rnBuckeye Technologies Inc. has established a new organization effective this month with a mission of bringing new products to the market on an accelerated schedule. Jeffery Cook, who has been…
    02.10.06

  • K-C's B2B President To Retire

    Kimberly-Clark announced the 2006 retirement of Dudley Lehman, group president of its Business-to-Business (B2B) Group, which contains its external nonwovens business as well as the K-C Professional, Health Care and Partnership Products businesses. P…
    01.09.06

  • Polymer Group Has Initiated Two Appointments

    Polymer Group has initiated two appointments in its global medical business unit to support ongoing growth, including the addition of the company’s fully integrated medical production facility in Asia. Fernando Marin has joined the company as s…
    01.09.06

  • Buckeye Technologies Has Made Management Changes

    Buckeye Technologies has recently made several management changes. Among them, F. Gray Carter will become vice president, purchasing and logistics. Mr. Carter will lead Buckeye’s purchasing and logistics organization. In another recent pers…
    01.09.06

  • Johns Manville

    Michael Rosenzweig has joined Johns Manville as senior vice president, corporate development and general counsel. Mr. Rosenzweig, who will report directly to Steve Hochhauser, JM’s chairman, president, and CEO, will lead the company’s cor…
    01.09.06

  • Wipes

    Two Key Personnel Changes At Suominen Nonwovens

    Two key personnel changes have taken place at Suominen Nonwovens. In the first, Sakari Santa-Paavola has been appointed vice president and general manager of Suominen Nonwovens. He has been working as commercial director of the company since early 20…
    01.09.06

  • Avery Dennison Corporation

    Avery Dennison Corporation has elected Kent Kresa non-executive chairman of the board of directors. As part of this planned transition of executive leadership, Philip Neal, chairman and former chief executive officer of Avery Dennison, is retiring fr…
    01.09.06

  • Peter Krummeck Joins Sun Chemical Performance Pigments

    Last month Peter Krummeck joined Sun Chemical Performance Pigments as director of sales-international. In this role, Mr. Krummeck will be responsible for all sales and sales-related activities outside of North America for coatings, inks, plastics and…
    01.09.06

  • Commercial Development Manager At Adhesives Research

    Thomas Rimel, Jr. is now commercial development manager at Adhesives Research. In this position, he is responsible for identifying new market segments and applications that would benefit from Adhesives Research’s high performance products and t…
    01.09.06

  • Sales Chief For Enka tecnica, North America

    Enka tecnica has named Petra Ferreira sales chief for North America. Ms. Ferreira joined Enka tecnica eight years ago as management assistant in the polyester spinning plant. Since then, she has worked in the inside sales department and most recently…
    01.09.06