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  • Kapco Has Made Several Recent Personnel Appointments.

    Kapco has made several recent personnel appointments. In the first, Dave Ernst was promoted to a new inventory control position. Kapco created this position to improve inventory accuracy and provide the best possible service to its customers. Mr. Ern…
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  • Fiberweb Names New Vice Presidents

    Fiberweb Americas has named John Juric vice president of Finance, Americas and David Keough vice president of Consumer Care. Mr. Juric brings more than 20 years of financial experience to Fiberweb, including 15 years in the chemical and specialty pro…
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  • Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex Bolstered The Company's Research Capabilities

    Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex, Re­search Triangle Park, NC, recently bolstered the company’s research capabilities in adhesives through a new team addition, Sandra Case, who has joined Dow Reichhold as a research associate. Ms. Case has a s…
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  • Rayonier Added To Its Board of Directors

    Rayonier, Jacksonville, FL, has appointed V. Larkin Martin to its board of directors effective last month. Since 1990, Ms. Martin has been the managing partner of Martin Farm and vice president of The Albemarle Corporation. Both are family businesses…
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  • Berangere Amestoy Left the NSC Group

    Bérangère Amestoy left the NSC Group in July. Cristina Soares is the company's new contact for all NSC Nonwoven communications and marketing matters, effective last month.…
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  • Barry-Wehmiller Companies

    Barry-Wehmiller Companies has an­nounced the promotion of Brian Wel­linghoff to director, L3 Journey. In this role, Mr. Wellinghoff will collaborate with Barry-Wehmiller chairman & CEO Bob Chapman and Lean specialist Dick Ryan (formerly o…
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  • Scott Wiese Has Joined Maxcess International

    Scott Wiese has joined Maxcess International, Oklahoma City, OK, to provide local expertise for Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland products in Minnesota, Western Wisconsin, Iowa, North and South Dakota and Nebraska. Mr. Scott has extensive experience in gener…
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  • New VP, GM North America For Polymer Group

    Greg Crawford has joined Polymer Group as vice president, general manager of North America. He replaces Mike Hale, who was recently appointed to the new position of COO. Mr. Crawford, who reports to Mr. Hale, will be responsible for increasing Polyme…
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  • Lydall Inc. Has A New President

    Roll goods producer Lydall Inc., Man­chester, CT, has named Dale Barnhart its new president and chief executive, replacing current CEO David Freeman, who is retiring. Mr. Barnhart, who joined the company on August 27, served as CEO of Synventive…
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  • Wipes

    Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens

    Effective September 1, Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens has moved Henri Laitervo—formerly the company’s sales director—to the position of director of new business development and marketing. He will be steering the development of new bus…
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  • Nanocomp Technologies, Inc. Has Expanded Its Management Team

    Concord, N.H.-based Nanocomp Tech­nologies, Inc. has expanded its management team. The company, which produces nonwoven sheets from single-wall carbon nanotubes, has chosen Mark Banash to join the company as vice president of engineering. He will…
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  • Airlaid

    Dan-Web Forming International A/S

    Airlaid equipment specialist Dan-Web Forming International A/S has appointed Richard Knowlson vice president, Americas. According to Kurt Sørensen, COO of Dan-Web Forming International, “Mr. Knowlson has more than 20 years of experience…
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  • Messe Frankfurt, Inc. Has Promoted Daniel McKinnon

    Messe Frankfurt, Inc. has promoted Daniel McKinnon to the position of executive vice president, with management and oversight re­sponsibility for the company’s trade shows and business development efforts in North America. Mr. McKinnon has…
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  • Former P&G Executive To Chair Cardinal Health

    R. Kerry Clark, who left Procter & Gamble Co. for Cardinal Health 17 months ago, has been named chairman and CEO of the company. Mr. Clark, 55, succeeds Robert Walter, the founder of the Columbus-area health care supplier, who is retiring. He wil…
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  • Fibers

    Vice President of Global Marketing and Technology

    Performance Fibers has named Richard Black vice president of global marketing and technology. Mr. Black brings more than 20 years of extensive global commercial and technology experience to the Richmond, VA-based company. He previously was chief mark…
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  • Dyneon Has Named A President and General Manager

    Dyneon, a leading fluoropolymer supplier, has named Netha Johnson president and general manager. As president and general manager of Dyneon LLC, Mr. Johnson will be responsible for the global achievement of Dyneon’s business objectives. He take…
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  • Michelman Has Chosen Dowd and Guild Inc.

    Michelman, Cincinnati, OH, has chosen Dowd and Guild Inc. to represent its Chemical Specialties product line in the Western U.S. including California, Oregon, Nevada, Washington, Arizona and Utah. Headquartered in San Ramon, CA, Dowd and Guild has wa…
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  • Filtration

    Gneuss Inc. Has Added New Staff

    Gneuss Inc., Matthews, NC, the North American subsidiary of German machinery manufacturer Gneuss Kun­ststofftechnik GmbH, has added new staff to meet the needs of its expanding business in North America. Chuck Szoke joined the company as an addit…
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  • Andritz Küsters GmbH

    Harald Suttor has taken over the management of Andritz Küsters GmbH  effective November 1, 2007. He has replaced Erich Bröker, who left the company at his own request to take on a new professional challenge. Mr. Suttor possesses many y…
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  • Education

    K-C Names Medical Director

    Kimberly-Clark Health Care has named Lynne Kelley the company’s medical director. Dr. Kelley has assumed the role of vice president, medical director for Irving, TX-based K-C's $1.2 billion healthcare business. In her newly created position, Dr…
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