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  • Rayonier Names Boynton As President/COO

    October 1, 2010
    Paul Boynton has been elected president and chief operating officer of Rayonier effective October 1. Mr. Boynton will report to Lee Thomas, chairman and CEO.Mr. Boynton will be responsible for all of Rayonier's operating businesses. He will maintain…


  • NDC Infrared Engineering Taps Schartner

    October 1, 2010
    NDC Infrared Engineering has appointed Robert Schartner as North America field operations manager. Based on the East Coast, Mr. Schartner’s responsibilities will involve both the applications and service areas ensuring that the quality and standard…


  • Bourget To Head Old Concert Group

    August 1, 2010
    Glatfelter has named Jonathan Bourget its vice president and general manager for the new Advanced Airlaid Materials business unit.Mr. Bourget's appointment is effective immediately, the company said. He previously served as vice president and general…


  • GDM Names New GM

    August 1, 2010
    GDM SpA announced that effective January 2010 the position of general manager has been created to better integrate sales, engineering and production processes and to provide customers with a more rapid and effective response that is mandatory in a hi…


  • Blake Leaves INDA

    August 1, 2010
    Rory Holmes, president of INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced the departure of Peggy Blake as director of marketing of INDA. Ms. Blake was one of the first employees of INDA when the association moved to Cary, NC fro…


  • TenCate Names Global Group Directors

    August 1, 2010
    The Executive Board of Royal Ten Cate (TenCate) has appointed Dave Clarke as new Global Group Director TenCate Advanced Composites, effective January 1, 2011.The executive board of Royal Ten Cate has appointed Wally Moore, former group director of Te…


  • Gneuss Adds Staff

    August 1, 2010
    Gneuss Inc., Matthews, NC, the North American subsidiary of German machinery manufacturer Gneuss Kunststofftechnik GmbH, has added new staff to meet the needs of its expanding business in North America. Roger Clarke joined the company as sales engine…


  • Edelmann Promotes Lopez

    August 1, 2010
    Machinery specialist Edelmann Technology has named Eva-Maria Lopez sales manager. After graduating in International Business Management in 2006, Ms. Lopez served in project management roles.Sean Moody Promoted To PresidentSean Moody has been promoted…


  • Americhem Names VP of Manufacturing

    August 1, 2010
    Americhem Inc., a global provider of custom color and additive solutions for polymeric products, recently hired Jim Milk as its director of global manufacturing.Mr. Milk comes to Americhem with three decades of manufacturing experience, including var…


  • Parrini Named Replacement

    July 1, 2010
    Glatfelter, a global manufacturer of specialty papers and fiber-based engineered products, announced an executive succession plan under which chairman and CEO George Glatfelter II will retire as CEO on December 31, 2010, and Dante Parrini, the compan…


  • SCA Taps Strandqvist

    July 1, 2010
    Kersti Strandqvist has been appointed senior vice president of the new corporate staff function for sustainability and will also be a member of SCA’s Corporate Senior Management Team.Ms. Strandqvist was employed at SCA in 1997 and has since worked…


  • Tredegar Corp. Names Board Chairman

    July 1, 2010
    Tredegar Corp. has appointed R. Gregory Williams, an independent director since 2002 and president of CCA Financial Services, LLC, based in Richmond, as Chairman of the Board. He succeeds Richard Morrill, who will continue as a member of the Board of…


  • New Structure Will Lead to New Positions

    June 1, 2010
    Ahlstrom is changing its operational model effective July 1 to better reflect value-added and operational excellence business clusters. The new organizational model will include five business areas and require several changes in Ahlstrom's executive…


  • Consolidated Fibers Promotes Latten

    June 1, 2010
    Paul Latten has been promoted to president of Consolidated Fibers' International and Technical Fibers division, a new effort that will initially aim to grow the company's sales in Latin America. Mr. Latten joined the company one year ago and brings…


  • Companhia Providencia Names Director of Operations

    June 1, 2010
    Brazilian nonwovens producer Companhia Providencia has named Fernando Augusto Becker director of operations.Mr. Becker graduated from Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, with a specialization in computer science and finance. He has been employed…