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  • Fiberweb Biobarrier Names New Sales Manager

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    Roger Bergh has been named senior sales manager for the Biobarrier division of Fiberweb, Inc. Mr. Bergh, who has extensive sales, marketing and management experience, came to Fiberweb in 2005 to oversee the then newly-introduced Keeta line of nonwove…


  • EDANA

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    EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has appointed Pierre Conrath to the newly created position of sustainability and public affairs manager. Mr. Conrath, who joined the team in February, is helping to su…


  • Global Marketing and Brand Director

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    Hyosung Corporation has appointed Ria Stern global marketing and brand director. Ms. Stern, previously Hyosung's North American marketing director, will now assume responsibility for all markets and is supported by a global team including Stephanie L…


  • Director for European Operations

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    National Starch Personal Care, Sempach, Switzerland, has appointed David Evans business director for European operations. Mr. Evans will work closely with major customers to deliver polymer and starch technologies that directly support market trends…


  • Ahlstrom Bids Goodbye To Two Company Veterans

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    Several personnel changes have taken place at Ahlstrom Corporation. The company's president and CEO Jukka Moisio has announced that after serving the company for 17 years, he will resign from Ahlstrom's service in order to take on new challenges. Mr.…


  • Two scientists are joining the staff of Cherney Microbiological Services

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    Two scientists are joining the staff of Cherney Microbiological Services. The firm is one of the few contract laboratories specializing in microbiological testing and technical support for companies manufacturing dairy, paper, meat, vegetable, cosmet…


  • Norman Gilsdorf Vice President and General Manager for Honeywell Process Solutions

    November 30, -0001
    Honeywell has appointed Norman Gilsdorf vice president and general manager for Honeywell Process Solutions operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Gilsdorf was formerly senior vice president and general manager of UOP LLC’s proces…


  • Maxcess Inter≠national

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    Oklahoma City, OK-based Maxcess Inter­national, Oklahoma City, OK, has upped its local support for Fife, Magpowr and Tidland customers with the return of Joe Beaton and the recruitment of Robert James. Mr. Beaton has re-joined the Maxcess team to…


  • Martin Automatic Europe GmbH

    November 30, -0001
    Martin Automatic Inc. has added Markus Knott to the staff of Martin Automatic Europe GmbH. Mr. Knott has been involved in the printing and converting industries for more than 20 years and joined Martin Automatic Europe GmbH as the European sales mana…


  • Adhesives Research, Inc. has promoted Kim Weigle

    November 30, -0001
    Adhesives Research, Inc. has promoted Kim Weigle to vice president of manufacturing. Ms. Weigle is responsible for the manufacturing operations for the medical, pharmaceutical, electronics, engineered tapes and splicing divisions of Adhesives Resea…


  • Vice President and General Manager Nonwoven Fibers

    November 30, -0001
    Effective January 1, Robert Gregan has been appointed vice president and general manager nonwoven fibers, succeeding Dave Hoyland. He joins Lenzing from Kelheim Fibres GmbH, where he held the position of managing director. In his new function, Mr. Gr…


  • New position of Vice President/COO

    November 30, -0001
    As Performance Fibers continues its ag­gressive growth, it has named Alexander Carnevale to the new position of vice president/COO to manage business operations worldwide and Marc Sicre to lead the European business. The addition of the COO po…


  • New Director and CFO For Fiberweb

    November 30, -0001
    Fiberweb plc has named Daniel Abrams director and CFO. As of February 1, he has replaced Simon Bowles. Mr. Abrams was most recently CFO of Cambridge Display Technology Inc. until July 2006 and, prior to this role, was finance director of Xenova…


  • Barry-Wehmiller

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    David VanderMolen has joined the organizational empowerment team of Barry-Wehmiller as leader of organizational leadership development. For the past 10 years, Mr. VanderMolen worked for a leading lean manufacturer as its leadership and performance de…


  • Sun Chemical Appointed Rudi Lenz Its CEO and President

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    Sun Chemical appointed Rudi Lenz its CEO and president effective January,  2008. Koji Oe, president of Dainippon Ink and Chemicals of Japan, Sun Chemical’s parent company, made the announcement on behalf of the Sun Chemical board of direct…