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  • DuPont Nonwovens Names New VP and GM

    Matthew Trerotola has been named vice president and general manager of DuPont Nonwovens, the world’s second largest nonwovens producer. Formerly business director, industrial solutions—DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise, Mr. Trerotola r…
    11.15.05

  • Rayonier

    Rayonier has chosen Carl Kraus, a veteran financial and real estate executive, to serve in two prominent roles as senior vice president, finance, Rayonier, and chief investment officer of the company’s real estate subsidiary, TerraPointe. Mr. K…
    11.15.05

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    Several New Members Have Joined Air Products

    Several new members have joined Air Products’ executive team. In the first appointment, John Marsland is now vice president and general manager, global healthcare. In this position, Mr. Marsland is responsible for implementing the global strate…
    11.15.05

  • Director Of Global Marketing and Sales

    Tredegar Film Products has named Stephen Pouliot director of global marketing and sales. Mr. Pouliot was most recently director of towel category management with Georgia-Pacific Corp­oration.  He joined Georgia-Pacific (formerly Fort Howard…
    11.15.05

  • Degussa Superabsorber Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing

    Stefan Nowicki was recently appointed director of sales and marketing by  Degussa Superabsorber. Previously serving as international account manager for the company, Dr. Nowicki will be responsible for sales and marketing activities in Europe, t…
    11.15.05

  • Adhesives Research Has Launched a New Division

    As part of a corporate restructuring, Adhesives Research has launched a new division of the company called ARcare. The division will be led by Geoff Bennett, who will assume the role of vice president and general manager. With Adhesives Re­search…
    11.15.05

  • Several Personnel Changes at Nordson

    Nordson Corporation has made several personnel changes. In the company’s EFD business segment, Peter Lambert has been elected a corporate vice president and president of this business area, which is based in East Providence, RI. Mr. Lambert ass…
    11.15.05

  • FKI Logistex

    Dick Braatz will serve as the new vice president of manufacturing for the North American business of FKI Logistex. Mr. Braatz, a seasoned manufacturing professional, reports to Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America. Mr. Braatz comes t…
    11.15.05

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    People in the News

    DuPont Nonwovens Names New VP and GM Matthew Trerotola has been named vice president and general manager of DuPont Nonwovens, the world’s second largest nonwovens producer. Formerly busines…
    11.15.05

  • Several Recent Personnel Changes at BBA Fiberweb

    BBA Fiberweb, Simpsonville, SC, has made several recent personnel changes. Sam Depriest has joined BBA Fiberweb’s Graphic Arts group as area manager for the Midwest territory. Also new to the group is Shawn Davis, who will cover the Northeast region…
    10.03.05

  • Construction

    BASF Names New Leader Of European Adhesive and Construction Business

    As of September 1, 2005, Jan-Peter Sander is the new head of BASF’s adhesive and construction industry business in Europe. He succeeds Ralph Schweens, who now leads global marketing coordination for BASF Polyurethanes in Brussels. He joined BASF in 1…
    10.03.05

  • The ChemQuest Group

    The ChemQuest Group has appointed Zhiming Zhou general manager, China. Dr. Zhou will be located at ChemQuest’s newly opened office in China. Prior to joining ChemQuest, Dr. Zhou worked for 3M where he served as team leader for consumer products and…
    10.03.05

  • Composite

    Michelman Has Named VP of Global Operations

    Michelman, Cincinnati, OH, has named Donald Wiseman vice president of global operations. Former group director of plastics at Americhem, Inc., Mr. Wiseman will be responsible for all global manufacturing operations, logistics, engineering, process en…
    10.03.05

  • Adhesives Research Has A New Manager of Environmental Health and Safety

    Brian Smith has assumed the role of manager of environmental health and safety at Adhesives Research, Glen Rock, PA. Mr. Smith has been with Adhesives Research since 1999, most recently as the company’s EH&S group leader. In this position, he coordin…
    10.03.05

  • Eduard Kusters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG

    Effective July 2005, Jens Kellersmann has assumed responsibility for the corporate communication of Eduard Küsters Maschinenfabrik GmbH & Co. KG. In addition, he is entrusted with the marketing and communication for the paper division of the…
    10.03.05

  • Linpac Materials Handling Has Two Personnel Applointments

    Linpac Materials Handling has made two recent personnel appointments. Stuart Hayden has been named plant manager of the company's Georgetown, KY manufacturing facility while Brigitte Mader has been promoted to marketing specialist with a focus on the…
    10.03.05

  • Updates To The Management Team At ABB

    ABB, Raleigh, NC, has made two key updates to its management team. Bruce Wittbrodt has been named senior vice president and general manager of ABB's automation products, low voltage systems, North American operations. Ad­ditionally, Mike Plaster…
    10.03.05

  • Personnel Changes At Nordson Corporation

    Several personnel changes are underway at Nordson Corporation. John Keane was elected a corporate senior vice president and will have worldwide responsibility for the Adhesive Dis­pensing and Nonwoven Fiber Sys­tems business segment. Addition­ally,…
    10.03.05

  • Chemicals / Adhesives | Composite | Construction

    BASF Names New Leader Of European Adhesive and Construction Business

    BASF Names New Leader Of European Adhesive and Construction Business BBA Fiberweb, Simpsonville, SC, has made several recent personnel changes. Sam Depriest has joined BBA Fiberweb’s Graphic Arts group as area manager for the Midwest territ…
    10.03.05

  • Meltblown | Spunbond

    Hughes Joins Sunoco

    Henry Hughes has joined the chemicals business unit of Sunoco, Inc. (R&M) as senior account manager for polypropylene sales into the nonwovens industry. Mr. Hughes will be based in Charlotte and will be responsible for managing sales of polypropylene…
    08.31.05