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  • Menges hires marketing director

    July 9, 2012
    Jeffrey Awe was recently hired as the new marketing director at Menges Roller Company, based out of Wauconda, IL, not far from Chicago. Awe has spent his entire career in advertising and marketing, the majority of it in the industrial sector. After…


  • Wahlgren to head Duni tabletop

    July 9, 2012
    Maria Wahlgren has been named the new director of Duni’s tabletop business area. Tabletop is Duni’s core business and it includes all table coverings and napkin products produced for the professional user. Wahlgren has a Master of Scienc…


  • Müller leaves Clariant board

    July 9, 2012
    Hans-Joachim Müller, member of the Executive Committee of Clariant, left the company on June 30, 2012, for personal reasons. His current responsibilities will be transferred to the other members of the executive committee. Müller was appoi…


  • Swales to head sustainability efforts at Johns Manville

    June 28, 2012
    Responsibilities include all R&D efforts along with sustainability strategy.


  • Beta LaserMike appoints sales director for Asia

    June 6, 2012
    Beta LaserMike, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, has appointed Stuart Manser sales director for the Asia region. Manser has been with the company since 1990 and has held a number of key positions, such as the…


  • KAPCO welcomes senior chemist

    June 6, 2012
    KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) has added Suresh Murugesan to its team as senior chemist and new product development manager. He has 15 years of extensive education and research experience with water-based, UV-curable ink, binder, topcoat formulat…


  • Aki Saarinen joins Ahlstrom

    May 18, 2012
    He will be responsible for managing business development related processes and exploring new opportunities.


  • INDA gains six new board members

    May 7, 2012
    At its Annual Meeting in March, INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, named six industry executives to its board of directors: Allen Bodford, vice president-business development, First Quality Enterprises; Stephen Boyd, president, Boyd…


  • Rolig to leave Suominen

    May 2, 2012
    had served at company since 2006.


  • Kimberly-Clark’s Jan Spencer to retire

    April 12, 2012
    A successor has not been named yet.


  • Edelmann hires Joachim Abt as sales manager

    April 10, 2012
    Edelmann Technology has appointed Joachim Abt as sales manager. He has many years of experience with the textile machinery industry throughout the world. With this hiring, Edelmann Technology continues to build-up the organization for the future.…


  • RotoMetrics appoints new president and CEO

    April 5, 2012
    Robert Spiller is responsible for all global operations.


  • K-C makes executive appointments

    April 5, 2012
    Kimberly-Clark has made several executive changes to further enhance its focus on delivering its global business plan commitments and drive global expansion. Christian Brickman, currently president of Kimberly-Clark Professional, has been elected pre…


  • Kurto leaves Lydall

    April 5, 2012
    Lydall has announced that Peter Kurto, vice president, business development and senior vice president, Life Sciences left the company in late February to pursue another opportunity. Lydall wishes Peter well in his future endeavors and acknowledges th…


  • Changes at Stora Enso

    April 5, 2012
    Stora Enso is appointing three new members to its group executive team. At the same time three current members will leave the teamto take new positions inside and outside the company. Karl-Henrik Sundstrom has been appointed CFO, effective August 1.…