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  • Maxcess Announces Leadership Moves

    February 1, 2011
    Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry announced leadership changes.Dan Crofford, vice president of North America, Francesco Cristante, managing director of Europe, and Robert Liu, managing director…


  • Barry-Wehmiller Names Patterson To Board of Directors

    February 1, 2011
    Tom Patterson has been appointed to Barry-Wehmiller’s board of directors, enhancing the strength and diversity of its membership as they apply a broad range of leadership and operating experience to continued growth."We are very pleased with Tom’…


  • Milk Joins Americhem As Director, Global Manufacturing

    February 1, 2011
    Jim Milk has been named Americhem’s director of global manufacturing. Mr. Milk has three decades of manufacturing experience including senior roles at Goodyear Tire and Rubber. Most recently, he served as vice president of global manufacturing for…


  • Suominen Announces Management Changes

    January 1, 2011
    Suominen announced that Petri Rolig, president and CEO, is now responsible for Suominen’s Wiping business area in addition to his other duties. The general managers of Suominen’s Codi Wipes and Nonwovens business units now report to him.…


  • Holz Named Trevira CEO

    January 1, 2011
    Uwe Wöhner is relinquishing his position as CEO of Trevira at the end of the year, for private reasons. Klaus Holz, the longstanding head of corporate human resources at the company, will become CEO on January 1, 2011. Mr. Holz previously serve…


  • Adhesives Research Promotes Knorr

    January 1, 2011
    Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading independent developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates, has promoted Scott Knorr to the position of vice president and general manage…


  • H.B. Fuller Appoints New President and CEO

    January 1, 2011
    H.B. Fuller Company announced that the board of directors has appointed Jim Owens to succeed Michele Volpi as president and CEO and director, effective immediately. Mr. Volpi will step down from the board of directors. Lee Mitau, chairman of the boa…


  • Libeltex Makes Appointments

    January 1, 2011
    Denis Gruber has been named Libeltex’s commercial director Europe. Mr. Gruber served as sales and marketing director at Chicago Metallic for the last 15 years. Mr. Gruber said, "Libeltex offers a dynamic environment with growth based on in…


  • Nordson Names Ramspeck Global Marketing Manager

    January 1, 2011
    Alan Ramspeck has been named nonwovens global marketing manager at Nordson Corp. Mr. Ramspeck replaces Mike Fornes, who left to join Eastman Chemical.…


  • Maxcess Announces Promotions

    January 1, 2011
    Maxcess announced the promotion of Dan Crofford to vice president North America. In this new role, Mr. Crofford will oversee North American operations to ensure a positive experience for customers at each stage in the buying process—from first…


  • Pozar Leads New Webex-REM Line

    January 1, 2011
    Frank Pozar has joined Webex, Inc. as vice president, REM Products following the firm’s acquisition of REM Manufacturing, a manufacturer of slitter/rewinders and web converting machinery since 1985.Mr. Pozar served REM as vice president/general man…


  • Dow Corning Names Global Marketing Manager for Healthcare Business

    January 1, 2011
    Dow Corning has named James Stephenson global marketing manager for its healthcare business. Mr. Stephenson will be responsible for setting the overall strategic direction and overseeing the development and commercialization of new silicon-based tech…


  • Zenith Cutter Co. Taps Phillips

    January 1, 2011
    Zenith Cutter Co. has added Wayne Phillips to its sales team. In his new capacity as sales representative, Mr. Phillips is responsible for the sales and service of Zenith Cutter’s converting and special applications customers east of the Missis…


  • Adhesives Research Names Stolakis President

    January 1, 2011
    Adhesives Research, Inc., a developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates, has promoted George Stolakis to president. Mr. Stolakis has been with the company since 1994 and…


  • Ahlstrom Restructures Executive Management Team

    November 1, 2010
    Ahlstrom, a global leader in nonwovens and specialty papers, announced a change in its executive management team. Deputy president and CEO Risto Anttonen, who is responsible for business development, will retire by Dec. 31, 2010. His responsibilities…