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  • Allen Trent of Martin Automatic, Rockford, IL, Has Retired

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    Allen Trent, Southeastern U.S. sales consultant for Martin Automatic, Rockford, IL, has retired. Mr. Trent’s career with Martin spanned nearly 24 years, starting as a midwestern regional salesperson in 1983. In the mid-1980s, building on his ex…


  • Berangere Amestoy Left the NSC Group

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    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.…


  • Rayonier Added To Its Board of Directors

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    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…


  • Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex Bolstered The Company's Research Capabilities

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    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…


  • Fiberweb Names New Vice Presidents

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    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…


  • Kapco Has Made Several Recent Personnel Appointments.

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    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…


  • The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA)

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    During its mid-year meeting in Washington, D.C., The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) board of directors elected Tony Frencham, global business director and general manager—cleaning. The current term of the new board members lasts through J…


  • Gerd Ries Chairman of EDANA

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    At the Annual General Meeting of EDANA, the European Disposables and Nonwovens Association, held in Berlin, Germany in May, Gerd Ries was elected chairman of EDANA by members for a one-year term of office. Mr. Ries, who is vice president EAME, Regula…


  • New Global Business Development Manager

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    Frank Burkus recently joined Nordson Corporation as global business development manager for new materials in the Adhesive Systems Group. Mr. Burkus will be based in Duluth, GA, reporting to Eric Luftig, global marketing manager for Nordson’s Ad…


  • Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex Strengthened Its Technical and Research Capabilities

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    Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex has strengthened its technical and research capabilities in the roofing materials market through a strategic new hire. James Chantler has joined Dow Reichhold as a research associate. Dr. Chantler has significant experie…


  • Mark Geeves Has Been Named Head of Ciba Color Services

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    Mark Geeves has been named head of Ciba Color Services in the Americas and vice president—Americas at MetalFX, a Ciba Color Services subsidiary. In his new position, Mr. Geeves will focus on bringing the MetalFX Technology metallic color p…


  • Rayonier

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    Rayonier has placed Charles Hood in the position of vice president, corporate affairs, reporting to Lee Thomas, chairman, president and CEO. He succeeds Jay Fredericksen who previously announced his plans to retire in September after 30 years with Ra…


  • Avery Dennison Names Group Vice President

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    Avery Dennison has named Timothy Clyde group vice president, specialty materials and converting (SMC) effective last month. In his new post, Mr. Clyde will have responsibility for Avery Dennison’s graphics and reflective products division, spec…


  • Senior Vice President and CFO

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    Buckeye Technologies Inc. has promoted Steven Dean, previously vice president and CFO, to senior vice president and CFO effective July 1, 2007. Mr. Dean was elected vice president and controller in 2006 and was appointed vice president and CFO later…


  • Freudenberg Names New Chair Of Management Board

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    Bruce Olson has been appointed chair of the board of management of Freudenberg Nonwovens, effective June 1, 2007. Mr. Olson moved to Freudenberg from Rockwood Special­ties Group, where he held the position of senior vice president. Prior to joini…