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  • Tufco Technologies, Inc. has promoted Ken Beardsley to sales manager

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    Tufco Technologies, Inc. has promoted Ken Beardsley to the position of sales manager—wipes converting at its Green Bay facility. He will report to Michele Cherney, senior vice president—sales and marketing, contract manufacturing. As…


  • M33 Integrated Solutions is expanding its team

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    M33 Integrated Solutions is expanding its team through the appointment of two new team members. The first new addition is Todd Nutty, who will complement the company's sales and outreach efforts in the greater Charlotte, NC metropolitan area. Mr. Nut…


  • Phil Whisman new president of Standex Engraving LLC

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    Standex Engraving LLC, a global provider of digital pattern imaging and industrial texturing, announces Phil Whisman as its new president. Mr. Whisman will be based in Richmond, VA and will responsible for all the worldwide operational divisions of S…


  • Justin Testa promoted to executive vice president

    November 30, -0001
    Cognex Corporation has promoted Justin Testa to executive vice president. Mr. Testa reports to the company’s president, Robert Shillman. Mr. Testa joined Cognex in 1983 as a sales engineer and has held a variety of positions at the company.…


  • Erland Kailbourne elected chairman of the board

    November 30, -0001
    The board of directors of Albany In­ternational has elected Erland Kailbourne chairman of the board. He replaces Frank Schmeler who retired as chairman after 44 years of service to the company. Mr. Kailbourne has been a director of the company…


  • New President and CEO of Loparex Group

    November 30, -0001
    Michael Apperson has been appointed president and CEO of Loparex Group. He will succeed Pentti Kallio, Loparex Group's CEO since September 2005, who will become a member of the Loparex Group supervisory board. Before joining Loparex, Mr. Apperson…


  • Propex Inc. has appointed interim president and CEO

    November 30, -0001
    The board of directors of Propex Inc. has appointed Woody McGee interim president and CEO of Propex. Mr. McGee is a seasoned executive consultant with Cer­berus Capital Management, L.P. and has extensive experience in executive management and the…


  • Fiberweb has announced cost cutting efforts

    November 30, -0001
    On the industrial side, Hans-Jörg Oberberg, president Europe industrial, will add Fiberweb's European filtration activities to his existing responsibilities.


  • Freudenberg Board Loses Member

    November 30, -0001
    Effective June 30, 2008, Albert Pürzer will leave the management board of the Freudenberg Group and will cease to be general partner of Freudenberg & Co. KG. The board of partners has agreed with Dr. Pürzer's wishes to be released from…


  • KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) welcomes two new employees

    November 30, -0001
    KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) welcomes two new employees. The first is John Fielding, technical services manager, who has worked in a quality setting for more than 30 years for manufacturers in the adhesives, rubber, plastics, automotive, aerosp…


  • Vice president global customer care

    November 30, -0001
    NDC has appointed Mario Lopez to the position of vice president global customer care. Mr. Lopez will be responsible for leading the customer care organization in North America, Europe and Asia and directing his efforts to establishing a strong partne…


  • S&S Specialty Systems has announced two additions

    November 30, -0001
    S&S Specialty Systems has announced two additions and a promotion in its engineering and product development areas. Being promoted to senior staff engineer is Joel St. Germain who has been with the S&S engineering staff for almost three years…


  • Erhardt + Leimer appointments

    November 30, -0001
    Recently several appointments have been made at Erhardt + Leimer. In the first, Dan Caruana rejoins Erhardt + Leimer as key account manager for converting industry sales in the U.S. He will also assume direct responsibilities in Illinois and Indiana.…


  • Vice president and general manager of Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens

    November 30, -0001
    Suominen Corporation has named Paul-Erik Toivo vice president and general manager of the Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens business area and member of the Corporate Executive Team. He joined the company in March. Mr. Toivo has been working for Metso Corpo…


  • Polymer Group has named CFO

    November 30, -0001
    Polymer Group has named Bob Kocourek CFO. Mr. Kocourek joined PGI in May 2006 as vice president, corporate finance and treasurer. For three years prior to joining the company, Mr. Kocourek had consulted with PGI, assisting on its Sarbanes-Oxley imple…