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  • Three New Sales Leaders Hyosung Corporation

    August 30, 2005
    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…


  • Promotions At Michelman Inc.

    August 30, 2005
    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…


  • EDANA Has Elected Chairman

    August 30, 2005
    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…


  • K-C Names New Board Member

    August 30, 2005
    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…


  • The Astrup Company

    August 17, 2005
    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…


  • IDEA Has Re-Elected Tim Powers

    August 17, 2005
    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…


  • Trevira GmbH

    August 17, 2005
    Trevira GmbH has appointed Jörg 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…


  • New Web Handling Applications Team

    August 17, 2005
    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…


  • Hyosung Announces Appointments

    August 17, 2005
    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…


  • Cotton Incorporated Has Restructured

    August 17, 2005
    Cotton Incorporated has restructured two positions in its Global Product Marketing department to expand its global reach in the textile industry. Mike Tyndall is now senior director, Latin America and Europe, and Mark Kametches has been promoted to a…


  • Adhesives Research Hired A Sales Representative

    August 17, 2005
    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…


  • INDA's Annual Meeting

    August 17, 2005
    At INDA’s 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…


  • BASF

    August 17, 2005
    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…


  • Nick Forte Joined Clopay Plastic Products

    August 17, 2005
    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…


  • Playtex Products Appointed A Senior VP of Marketing

    August 17, 2005
    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…