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  • Associations

    Shaw assumes leadership at Freudenberg Politex

    Richard Shaw has assumed the position of president and CEO of Italy-based Freudenberg Politex from Riccardo Sollini in a succession first announced in June.

  • Colbond names new VP

    Marc Krauth has joined Colbond as vice president, sales and marketing.

  • Fibers

    Boynton to lead Rayonier

    Rayonier has announced Paul Boynton will succeed Lee Thomas as CEO of Rayonier, effective January 1, 2012.

  • Education

    Thrace-LINQ has new QA manager

    Thrace-LINQ has improved its Quality Assurance (QA) Lab with the appointment of Gregory Adams to lead as QA manager.

  • Schuller to join H.B. Fuller in Asia

    H.B. Fuller Company has hired Joan Schuller to serve as its vice president, Asia Pacific. Schuller, of Blue Bell, PA, comes to H.B. Fuller from Dow Advanced Materials.

  • Filtration | Needlepunch | Wipes

    Marth joins NWS

    Nonwovens Solutions LLC (NWS), an Ingleside, IL-basedsupplier of needlepunch nonwovens to the medical, filtration and wipes markets, has announced the appointment of Tom Marth as vice president of sales, and the newest member of NWS' ownership team.

  • Education

    PCMC expands sales team

    Paper Converting Machine Company has added a new sales executive to its global sales team.

  • A new managing director for Optima

    Oliver Rebstock has been named the new managing director of Optima filling and packaging machines GmbH.

  • Michelman's Marshall Wiseman announces retirement

    Michelman has announced the retirement of 30 year veteran Marshall Wiseman.

  • Rousselet To Develop Supply Management

    Luc Rousselet has been named executive vice president, Supply Chain, and member of the Executive Management Team, effective June 15, 2011, at Ahlstrom Corporation. Mr. Rousselet will report to Jan Lång, president and CEO. Mr. Rousselet will be…

  • Wipes

    Plastic Companies Promotes Almburg

    Plastic Companies Enterprises, Inc. (PCE) has named Paul Almburg to the newly created position of executive vice president. This new position will oversee the Plastics Group within PCE. Mr. Almburg brings with him more than 30 years of engineering a…

  • HTI Plastics Announces Promotions

    HTI Plastics, Inc., a world leader in the manufacture of injection molded products announced the promotion of two of its key employees: Troy Just to the position of president and Rick Thomas to director of sales. Mr. Just joined HTI Plastics in 1989…

  • Composite | Fibers

    Michelman Names Business Development Manager, Asia Pacific

    Michelman has strengthened its newly formed Global Fibers and Composites Business Unit with the hiring of Mr. Wenqing (Allen) Zhu to fill the position of business development manager, Asia Pacific. Mr. Zhu will be based in Shanghai, China, and will f…

  • Inspection/Quality Control | Machinery and Equipment

    Beta LaserMike Announces Management Appointments

    Beta LaserMike, a leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions, recently added four key management positions to further the company’s focus in delivering world class customer service and product solutions to the market…

  • Nyyssönen Joins Ahlstrom

    Liisa Nyyssönen has been appointed vice president, corporate communications at Ahlstrom. Her responsibility area includes external and internal communications as well as investor relations. She reports to Paula Aarnio, executive vice president,…

  • Filtration

    Boyd Elects Board Members

    Boyd Technologies announced the election of Lisa Crossley and Cary Bullock to its Board of Managers. The board, which consists of five outside directors and two managing executives, is tasked with increasing shareholder value consistent with the comp…

  • Soli Named GDM’s Sales and Marketing and Operations Director

    Valerio Soli has been named sales & marketing and Operations Director of GDM S.p.A., reporting directly to the CEO, effective November 1, 2010.Mr. Soli has been with G.D SpA, a company of Coesia Group manufacturing making and packing lines for the to…

  • Cristante Appointed General Manager Maxcess Europe

    Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, has promoted Francesco Cristante to general manager Maxcess Europe. In his new role, Mr. Cristante will oversee all aspects of the business to ensure a positi…

  • Lanxess Names Düttmann CFO

    The supervisory board of Lanxess AG has revoked the contract of Matthias Zachert, member of the board of management and CFO, as of March 31, 2011. Mr. Zachert had requested the board to do so accordingly. He has been a member of the board since 2004.…

  • Mergers and Acquisitions

    SCA Restructures Corporate Senior Management Team

    SCA has implemented three internal changes to its corporate senior management team. Christoph Michalski has been appointed president of the SCA global hygiene category. Mr. Michalski currently holds the position of president of SCA Asia-Pacific.Ulf S…