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  • Electronics | Meltblown

    Shaun Stahl Joined TANDEC

    Shaun Stahl joined TANDEC in October as the primary operator of the Reifen­häuser  0.5 meter meltblown pilot line. Mr. Stahl holds an associate’s degree in electronic engineering and specialized technology and has spent five…
    02.01.05

  • P&G Names Two Vice Chairmen

    Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble promoted two presidents to vice chairmen. Susan Arnold was named head of company’s global beauty care business, and Robert McDonald will lead global operations and oversee relationships with retailers.…
    11.30.-1

  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Dallas, has elected G. Craig Sullivan, former chairman and CEO of The Clorox Company, to its board of directors, effective Sept­ember 1. Mr. Sullivan retired as chairman of the The Clorox Company in December of 2003 af…
    11.30.-1

  • DuPont Announces Changes In Management

    DuPont, Wilmington, DE, has announced changes in management responsibilities for its investor relations and strategic planning functions. Anne Gualtieri, vice president of DuPont Investor Relations and Corporate Plans, is appointed vice president of…
    11.30.-1

  • Fibers | Turkey

    Brussels-based CIRFS Appoints President

    Brussels-based CIRFS, the association representing the European man-made fibers industry, announced the appointment of Omer Sabanci as president. He succeeds Giancarlo Berti on the approval of the CIRFS general assembly. Mr. Sabanci is chairman of Du…
    11.30.-1

  • Polymer Group Inc. Appoints VP of Sales and Marketing

    N. Charleston, SC-based Polymer Group Inc., has announced the appointment of Scott Tracey as vice president of sales and marketing. He was previously vice president of food service sales at Sweetheart Cup in Owings Mills, MD. Prior to that, Tracey he…
    11.30.-1

  • Keystone-Aniline Corporation Announces Addition to Staff

    Keystone-Aniline Corporation, Chi­cago, has announce the addition of Ted Gilbaugh to its technical staff. Mr. Gilbaugh will be based at Keystone's pigment dispersion manufacturing facility in Inman, SC. His responsibilities include new product de…
    11.30.-1

  • Sales Manager

    TNS Advanced Technologies, Spartan­­­burg, SC, has named David Hodges of Wellstone Mills sales manager. Mr. Hodges has 22 years experience with Greenwood Mills, The Krystal Company, TNS Mills and Wellstone Mills.  Additionally, three…
    11.30.-1

  • ExxonMobil Chemical Company Appoints a Global Sales Manager

    ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Houston, appointed Irwin Levowitz as global sales manager for Polyethylene. Mr. Levowitz will bring his global business experience to the full range of low, linear, low- and high-density polyethylene polymers. Mr. Levo…
    11.30.-1

  • PCMC Names Replacement For Retiring Vice President

    Green Bay-based Paper Converting Machine announced the retirement of Robert Clausen, vice president of finance and treasurer, after 32 years of service. Mr. Clausen became an officer of the company in 1984 upon his election as Treasurer and Controlle…
    11.30.-1

  • Michael Gallagher Plans To Retire from Playtex Products, Inc.

    Playtex Products, Inc., Westport, CT, has announced that Michael Gallagher plans to retire from the company by the end of the year or when a successor is named. Mr. Gallagher has been chief executive officer and director of the company since 1995.…
    11.30.-1

  • Rayonier Has Elected A Senior VP

    Rayonier, Jacksonville, FL, has elected W. Edwin Frazier III as senior vice president, administration and corporate secretary. He succeeds John O’Grady, senior vice president, who plans to retire July 1, 2005. Mr. Frazier will be responsible fo…
    11.30.-1

  • Albis Appoints A CEO

    In other news, Albis, Roasio, Italy, has appointed Carlo Soave to the position of CEO of the Albis Group, effective January 1, 2005. Mr. Soave has spent 20 years with P&G and was most recently that company's vice president of purchasing. Before t…
    11.30.-1

  • Composite

    Ahlstrom names new president, CEO

    The Board of Directors of Ahlstrom Corporation, Helsinki, Finland, has appointed Jukka Moisio, President and CEO of Ahlstrom Corporation. Juha Rantanen, former president and CEO will join Outokumpu Group in October and will become CEO of Outokumpu as…
    11.30.-1

  • Jim DeVries Names VP of Nordson fiber systems

    Jim DeVries, vice president of nonwovens and web coatings systems for Dawsonville, GA-based Nordson Corporation, has also been named vice president of Nordson fiber systems. In this added role, Mr. DeVries will have worldwide management responsibilit…
    11.30.-1

  • Foss Manufacturing

    Foss Manufacturing, Hampton, NH, has appointed Konstantin Goranov as its director of fiber research. Dr. Goranov’s responsibilities will include directing the company’s research and development initiatives within Foss's fiber Unit and thr…
    11.30.-1

  • Rayonier

    In other news, Rayonier announced that James Hance, vice chairman and director of Bank of America Corporation, has been named to its board of directors. Mr. Hance was Chief Financial Officer of Bank of America before stepping down earlier this year.…
    11.30.-1

  • Paoli, PA-based Ametek, Inc. Has Names VP and General Manager

    Paoli, PA-based Ametek, Inc., has named Harold Caroe as vice president and general manager of the Test and Calibration Instruments Division. Mr. Caroe joined Ametek in 2000 as sales manager and marketing director for Ametek Denmark, was made gene…
    11.30.-1

  • Wipes

    Kimberly-Clark Corporation

    In a move to further elevate the needs of retail customers and shoppers into all elements of its consumer products businesses, Kimberly-Clark Corporation has appointed Don Quigley as president of North American Customer Deve­lopment. Formerly…
    11.30.-1

  • Apparel

    SDL Atlas

    Charlotte, NC-based SDL Atlas has appointed nine-year textile veteran John Crocker as its new director of sales for the Americas. From his base in Greensboro, Mr. Crocker will direct sales and coordinate support for the firm's wide variety of test pr…
    11.30.-1