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  • Freudenberg Politex Group

    Jean-Francois Verjus has joined the management board of the Freudenberg Politex Group as chief technology officer. The management board is therefore now composed of Riccardo Sollini, president and CEO, Mr. Verjus, chief technology officer, and Riccar…
    08.31.05

  • Reliance Industries Limited

    Reliance Industries Limited has appointed Shri Dipak C Jain, Northwestern Universitys Dean of the Kellogg School of Management as a director of the board, effective August 4. Dean Jean has been teaching at the Kellogg School of Management since 1986…
    08.31.05

  • Buckeye Technologies Inc. Has Elected A New Board Member

    Lewis Holland has been elected to the board of directors of Buckeye Technologies Inc., effective September 6. Mr. Holland currently serves as president of the Henry Turley Company, a real estate company specializing in the development of urban commu…
    08.31.05

  • New Project Manager at FKI Logistex

    FKI Logistex has appointed Gary Savarese as project manager in its Northeast regional office. An industry veteran with 25 years of material handling and packaging experience, Mr. Saverese will specialize in palletizing and conveyor systems for the fo…
    08.31.05

  • Meltblown | Spunbond

    People in the News

    Hughes Joins Sunoco
    08.30.05

  • K-C Names New Board Member

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that Abelardo Bru, former vice chairman of PepsiCo and chairman and chief executive officer of Frito-Lay, has been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Bru, 56, retired from PepsiCo and Frito-Lay in February 200…
    08.30.05

  • Filtration

    EDANA Has Elected Chairman

    EDANA has elected Knud Waede Hansen, managing director of Fibertex A/S, its chairman for a one-year term. He will be replacing Rolf Altdorf, who is group vice president of EMEA, PGI Nonwovens. Mr. Altdolf has notably diversified the company's members…
    08.30.05

  • Promotions At Michelman Inc.

    Michelman Inc. has promoted Tom Smith to strategic accounts manager and Don Hoesl to commercial manager. Mr. Smith will take on a more active role in managing corporate level activities, special projects, market management and international opportun…
    08.30.05

  • Three New Sales Leaders Hyosung Corporation

    Hyosung Corporation has appointed Jeff McGuire, Fernando da Costa Roland and Paul de Belay to three new sales leadership roles for its Creora spandex line. Mr. McGuire is director of North American sales and technology; Mr. Roland is the sales and ma…
    08.30.05

  • Apparel

    Hyosung Announces Appointments

    Hyosung Corporation, Seoul, South Korea, has appointed John Keuter as international account manager. With more than 30 years of experience in the disposable hygiene market, Mr. Keuter is a viable asset to the Hyosung Corporation team. The company hop…
    08.17.05

  • New Web Handling Applications Team

    Maxcess International has appointed Ken Hopcus to lead its new Web Handling Applications Team, providing applications engineering and sales assistance for multi-product systems. Mr. Hopcus will draw upon his extensive industry experience with Mechani…
    08.17.05

  • Trevira GmbH

    Trevira GmbH has appointed Jrg Hellwig managing director, effective July 1. Mr. Hellwig will be taking over the duties of current chief executive officer, Bernd Sassenrath, who will be retiring at the end of the year. Prior to Trevira, Mr. Hellwig w…
    08.17.05

  • IDEA Has Re-Elected Tim Powers

    The Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA) has re-elected Tim Powers, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hubbell Inc. in Orange, CT as the chairman of its board for 2005-2006. Mr. Powers will be joined by Todd Klumm, IDEA vice chai…
    08.17.05

  • The Astrup Company

    The Astrup Company has appointed Laurie Wrzesniewski as account representative for its Somerset, New Jersey Distribution Center. Ms. Wrzesniewski will manage customer accounts throughout the states of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut…
    08.17.05

  • Fibers

    Hoffer To Lead Foss Performance Fibers

    Foss Manufacturing Company has named Leon Hoffer market manager of Performance Fibers. Mr. Hoffer's re­sponsibilities include identifying new and innovative opportunities for Foss in the high performance hosiery market as well as promoting Foss…
    08.17.05

  • Playtex Products Appointed A Senior VP of Marketing

    Playtex Products has appointed Andrew Abraham senior vice president of marketing. Mr. Abraham is an experienced marketing executive, most recently serving as group vice president of Roundy's Inc., a Milwaukee-based regional grocery retailer. Prior t…
    08.17.05

  • Nick Forte Joined Clopay Plastic Products

    Nick Forte has joined Clopay Plastic Products as director of European operations. He will support Clopay's Fintech, Bohme Clopay and Advanced Printing Aschersleben operations. Bringing more than 19 years of experience in plastic manufacturing and tec…
    08.17.05

  • BASF

    BASF has named Fred Rullo director of sales for its intermediates business in North America. In his new position, Mr. Rullo is responsible for all sales and customer service operations of BASF's North American Intermediates business, located in Florh…
    08.17.05

  • Fibers | Wipes

    INDA's Annual Meeting

    At INDAs Annual Meeting 2005, held in March in Orlando, FL, a new board of directors was elected. Steven Ogel, vice president of research and development for Leggett & Platt, was elected chairperson; Marvin Mitchell, global business leader at…
    08.17.05

  • Adhesives Research Hired A Sales Representative

    Adhesives Research has hired Richard Taylor as sales representative in the Southern U.S. territory for the company's splicing business unit. He is responsible for promoting and selling the company's line of ARclad high performance pulpable and non-re…
    08.17.05