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  • 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…


  • INDA's New Leadership

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    INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced new leadership of its International Trade Advisory Board (ITAB).  Serving as co-Chairs for the ITAB will be Gonzalo Castro of Cardinal Health and David Ford of BBA Fiberweb.  …


  • OMNOVA Solutions

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    OMNOVA Solutions has promoted Mark Mussman to the position of business manager for Textile Chemicals. Mr.  Mussman’s primary responsibility will be to direct the sales, marketing, technical services and research activities of the Textile C…


  • Filtration Group Names New COO

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    Brandon Ost has been named the COO for Filtration Group, the largest privately owned air filtration manufacturer in North America. As part of his promotion, Ost will take over some of the company’s day-to-day operations. He will also retain his…


  • Two Appointments To The Senior Management Team

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    Celanese has made two appointments to its senior management team located in Dallas. Durtis Shaw was named executive vice president, general counsel for the Americas and corporate secretary. He joins Celense from Charter Communications, the nation&rsq…


  • Group Vice President Named for Maxcess

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    Marcel Hage has been named group vice president, North America for Maxcess International, the parent company of Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland. Maxcess is the industry’s leading source of engineered products to the web handling industry. In addition…


  • Ralph Romer Joins Ungricht

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    Ralph Romer has joined Ungricht where he will be responsible for sales to the nowovens industry. He previously worked at Enka Technical.…


  • Managing Director At Foss

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    Foss Manufacturing Company has ap­pointed Jeff Dellinger managing director of its Fiber Business Unit. Mr. Dellinger’s responsibilities include the management of several key areas for Foss’s Fiber Unit as well as  global sales an…


  • Concert Names CEO

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    Concert Industries has appointed Tony Molluso president and chief executive officer, effective April 11, 2005. Mr. Molluso joins Concert from Vicwest Corporation where, as president and CEO, he recently completed a highly successful turnaround mandat…