People In The News


  • Cotton Incorporated

    New York-based Cotton Incorporated has hired Jaime Flores Cornejo as its new director in Mexico City for global product marketing. Mr. Cornejo will report to Mike Tyndall, the senior director of Americas Mill Marketing. Mr. Cornejo will be responsibl…
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  • Rayonier Appointed To Board of Directors

    Rayonier has recently appointed Richard Kincaid, president, chief executive officer and trustee of Equity Office Properties Trust, to its board of directors. Mr. Kincaid has been with Equity Office since 1995. Prior to assuming his current position,…
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  • New General Manager at ITW Dynatec Europe

    Christof Schotten has been named the new general manager at ITW Dynatec Europe, following the retirement of Peter Winter at the end of August. Prior to taking over the leadership of ITW Dynatec Europe, Mr. Schotten was general manager of Markem Benel…
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  • New Regional Sales Manager Radiant Energy Systems

    Radiant Energy Systems has appointed David Magnuson regional sales manager for the Midwest. Mr. Magnuson brings 12 years of experience in engineered equipment sales including dryers, screen printers, custom automation and processing equipment. …
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  • PGI Makes Appointments In Chicopee Business

    Polymer Group, N. Charleston, SC, has named Scott Tracey vice president of sales and marketing for the Chicopee division and Larry Archer group marketing director. The company also relocated its branded products headquarters from Dayton, NJ to Moores…
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  • Director Of Nonwovens Sales

    Paper Converting Machine Company, Green Bay, WI, has appointed David Kessenich director of nonwovens sales.  Mr. Kessenich's responsibilities involve directing the global sales staff, providing input into research and development efforts and exe…
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  • President And CFO Of KX Industries

    Donald Caulfield has been named president and CFO of KX Industries. He has worked at KX Industries for more than 10 years, serving as controller, general manager and chief financial officer.…
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  • Tufco Technologies

    Tufco Technologies has hired Ken Kline to head its flexographic printing department. Mr. Kline has more than 30 years of experience in wide and narrow web processes as well as extensive knowledge in prepress operations and is trained as a Six Sigma y…
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  • Foamex International Appointed To Board of Directors

    Foamex International, a manufacturer of flexible polyurethane and advanced polymer foam products in North Ameri­ca, has appointed David Lieberman to the company's board of directors. Mr. Lieberman, who will also serve on the Board’s Audit C…
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  • Electronics

    Adhesives Research

    Adhesives Research has named Patty Frey operations manager. Ms. Frey is responsible for the manufacturing operations involving the company’s pharmaceutical products including product quality, regulatory compliance, customer service, safety, pro…
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  • Fibers

    Chairman of the American Fiber Manu≠facturers Association

    Donald Clark has been elected chairman of the American Fiber Manu­facturers Association. He also serves as president and CEO of Pliana. Previously, Mr. Clark served as vice chairman and chairman of the executive committee for AFMA. He succeeds Wa…
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  • MesseFrankfurt

    Detlef Braun has been appointed to the management team of MesseFrankfurt. He has worked for Philip Morris Group, the Lancaster Group and Joop.…
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  • Several Personnel Changes At Pliant Corporation

    Several personnel changes have taken place at Pliant Corporation, Schaum­burg, IL. Kevin Howard will assume the post of vice president of North American sales for printed products. In this new key role, Mr. Howard will be in charge of leading Pli…
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  • Spunlace

    Fleissner GmbH

    Dr. Jürgen Heller has taken over as technical managing director of Fleissner GmbH. Previously Dr. Heller was a member of the top management of Hauni Maschinenbau AG, a company of Körber AG in Hamburg. He was responsible for technical engine…
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  • Parkinson Technologies Inc.

    Parkinson Technologies Inc. has named Carol Royal  nonwovens and paper sales manager. With more than 20 years of experience as a technical service professional, Ms. Royal has a proven track record in market development for customer-focused, serv…
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  • SML Mashinengesellschaft

    SML Mashinengesellschaft has appointed Karl Stöger managing director. He will replace Bruno Haider who is retiring. Mr. Stöger has been with the company since 1985 and has gained vast experience as both a technician and businessman. He last…
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  • Cascades Tissue Group Has Appointed Vice President of Sales

    Cascades Tissue Group, Candiac, Canada, has appointed Stephan Doyon vice president of sales, North America for the commercial and industrial division. Mr. Doyon joined Cascades Tissue Group in 1991 as a customer service representative. He went on to…
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  • Dan-Webís Thordahl Leaves MD Position

    The Managing Director of Dan-Web­forming International and Dan-Web Research and Development A/S, Jens Erik Thordahl, has decided to leave his position. His responsibilities in the group have been split  between Lars Windfeld and Lars Laursen…
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  • Airlaid

    Duni Names Executive VP & Deputy CEO

    Gun Nilsson has been named executive vice president and deputy CEO of Swedish airlaid producer Duni. Ms. Nilsson will continue to hold her responsibility in corporate development.…
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  • Freudenberg Household Products

    Klaus Peter Meier has assumed responsibility for the management of Freudenberg Household Products in Weinheim, Germany effective January 1. He replaces Hans Georg Franke, 54, who is leaving the company. Meier has been an executive at Freudenberg Hous…
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