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  • New international specialist for M33 Integrated Solutions

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    Julia Church is the new international specialist for M33 Integrated Sol­utions. She is responsible for overseeing the international transportation operations for all members of M33's Collaborative Client Network. Prior to joining M33, M…


  • National sales manager of Elsner Engineering Works, retired

    November 30, -0001
    Donald Rush, national sales manager of Elsner Engineering Works, retired in December 2008 after 27 years of service to the corporation. Mr. Rush started his career at Elsner in 1981 as a sales engineer with primary sales responsibility for Elsner for…


  • Suominen Nonwovens appointed its new sales director

    November 30, -0001
    Suominen Nonwovens appointed Tommi Saarela its new sales director effective December 2008. Mr. Saarela previously worked at Nokia Corporation as head of go-to-market business development. Prior to that, he held various senior management positions at…


  • New Senior VP For Ahlstrom

    November 30, -0001
    Rami Raulas has been tapped by Ahlstrom to be senior vice president, sales and marketing and member of the corporate executive team as of February 1, 2009. He has an extensive international business management experience and has been based during his…


  • EDANA has a new marketing and communications director

    November 30, -0001
    EDANA has named Abby Bailey its new marketing and communications director, effective November 2008. In this newly expanded role combining both the marketing and communications needs of the association and its member companies, Ms. Bailey is responsib…


  • Daikin's Unidyne sales team as a technical sales representative

    November 30, -0001
    Shawn Hickey has joined Daikin's Uni­dyne sales team as a technical sales representative responsible for the day-to-day sales activities of Unidyne products. The Unidyne products are a family of fluorochemicals designed to impart superior water,…


  • Tom Nash president of the Surface Inspection Systems division

    November 30, -0001
    Cognex Corporation has named Tom Nash president of the Surface Inspection Systems division. Mr. Nash reports to Robert Shillman, chairman and CEO of Cognex. Cognex's Surface Inspection Systems division specializes in developing turnkey vision systems…


  • NDC Infrared Engineering has appointed Danut Dragoi senior scientist

    November 30, -0001
    NDC Infrared Engineering, a supplier of on-line measurement and control systems, has appointed Danut Dragoi senior scientist. Dr. Dragoi will help lead the effort in the area of sensors with a focus on new technologies for improving precision and acc…


  • Wellington Custom Fabrics appointed Stacey Richmond general manager

    November 30, -0001
    Wellington Custom Fabrics, a converter/distributor of apparel accessories in­cluding embroidery backings, has appointed Stacey Richmond general manager effective last month. Last year the company was acquired by Boyd Technologies, a South Lee, MA…


  • Fibertex Realigns Management

    November 30, -0001
    Since January 2008, Fibertex has been operating under new management with two top executives being responsible for their business areas. More recently, the Aalborg, Denmark-based nonwovens producer has named these two executives—Mikael Axelsen…


  • System sales manager, NDC Infrared Engineering

    November 30, -0001
    NDC Infrared En­­gineering has appointed Craig Wolf to serve as its system sales manager, North America. Mr. Wolf is a seasoned sales executive with extensive product knowledge and management ex­perience in the measurement and control ind…


  • DAK Americas LLC is expanding its fibers business team

    November 30, -0001
    DAK Americas LLC is expanding its fibers business team supporting the North Am­erican nonwovens market. In step with its recent increases in supply of polyester staple fiber (PSF) for nonwovens in North Am­erica, DAK Americas has enhance…


  • The board of directors of Ahlstrom Corporation have appointed a CEO

    November 30, -0001
    The board of directors of Ahlstrom Corp­oration has appointed Jan Lang president and CEO of Ahlstrom, effective January 1, 2009. Mr. Lang joins Ahlstrom from the position of president and CEO of Uponor Corporation. He has been working for Uponor…


  • SCA Reorganizes Management Team

    November 30, -0001
    SCA recently made several key changes in the management of its hygiene operation. Thomas Wulkan, current president SCA Americas, has been appointed new president personal care Europe. He will succeed Rijk Schipper who will leave this position. Sune L…


  • The Lubrizol Corporation has initiated several management changes

    November 30, -0001
    The Lubrizol Corporation has initiated several management changes designed to better support the company's business objectives that include driving organic growth, strengthening the product portfolio and improving profitability. The newly appointed l…