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  • Bryan Gregory joins Double E as chief executive

    September 5, 2013
    Double E Company, LLC, a global supplier of web handling accessories to the paper, film, and foil web converting, packaging, and printing industries, has appointed Bryan Gregory as the company’s new CEO. Gregory has a broad background in indus…


  • AMSilk appoints Lin Römer as managing director

    September 4, 2013
    Lin Römer was appointed as additional managing director of AMSilk effective August 1, 2013. Römer is co-founder and shareholder of AMSilk. Previously, he had already been involved in developing the technology together with Prof. Thomas Sche…


  • Poole Company hires nonwoven specialist Craig Winebarger

    September 4, 2013
    Will focus on business development of nonwoven fibers segment.


  • SCA group treasurer Carl-Axel Olsson to retire

    September 3, 2013
    Carl-Axel Olsson, SCA’s group treasurer retired August 31, 2013. Johan Rydin has been appointed to his successor. Rydin has been employed by SCA Treasury since 1988. He started his new position on September 1, 2013.…


  • Former K-C executive joins Green Innovations as VP of sales

    August 27, 2013
    Green Innovations Ltd. announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Green Hygienics, Inc., has appointed Jeff Thurgood as its vice president of sales. Thurgood has 27 years of varied consumer products sales and management experience. He has led Fortu…


  • Barry-Wehmiller promotes Jeff Hanson to int'l finance VP

    August 9, 2013
    Jeffrey Hanson has been promoted to vice president of international finance for Barry-Wehmiller. With 25 years of international trade and banking experience, Hanson will contribute his broad range of skills and expertise toward enhancing Barry-Wehmil…


  • Donaldson appoints Andrew Cecere to board

    August 7, 2013
    Donaldson Company, Inc. has appointed Andrew Cecere to its board of directors, effective September 27th. The addition of Cecere brings the Donaldson Board to 11 members. Cecere, 53, is vice chairman and CFO of Minneapolis, MN-based U.S. Bancorp, a p…


  • Dow announces retirement of Bill Banholzer

    August 5, 2013
    A.N. Sreeram named corporate vice president of research and development.


  • EDANA board appoints additional officers

    August 2, 2013
    EDANA, the international association representing nonwovens and related materials, has appointed Mikael Staal Axelsen of Fibertex Personal Care, and Jelle Westertep of PGI, as officers, effective from July 1, 2013. They join the chair, Patricia Feath…


  • New HR manager of Thrace Group

    July 31, 2013
    Paul Leigh, HR manager, Don & Low, has been appointed to the position of HR manager, Europe for Thrace Group. Leigh will report to the group CFO Dimitris Malamos. In addition to his new areas of responsibility, Leigh will continue to carry out hi…


  • H.B. Fuller elects Ann Simonds to board

    July 30, 2013
    Ann Simonds was elected as an independent member to H.B. Fuller Company’s board of directors, effective October 1. With Simonds’ election, the board will consist of eight directors, seven of whom are independent. Simonds is currently seni…


  • Chase adds sales exec

    July 30, 2013
    Chase Machine & Engineering, Inc., has hired Jim Weeden as a sales executive. “Jim’s extensive experience in the nonwovens and textile product markets make him an invaluable addition to our team,” says Guy Gil, national sales ma…


  • PurThread Technologies appoints CEO and board member

    July 30, 2013
    High-performance fabric firm appoints healthcare industry leader Lisa Grimes as CEO and adds UPMC's Dr. Tom Inglesby to board of directors.


  • Montalvo names chief operating officer

    July 29, 2013
    The Montalvo Corporation, international specialists in industrial web control systems, has named Robin Goodwin as chief operating officer for the corporation. Goodwin’s responsibility will include managing day-to-day operations; overseeing sal…


  • Andreas Joehle named chairman of Paul Hartmann AG's board and CEO of Hartmann Group

    July 1, 2013
    Effective July 1, 2013, Andreas Joehle was appointed chairman of the management board of Paul Hartmann AG and CEO of the international Hartmann Group. Since the beginning of the year he has been familiarizing himself with the Heidenheim-based health…