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  • 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…


  • Thrace-LINQ Announces Appointments

    June 1, 2010
    Brian Sparks has joined Thrace-LINQ’s sales and marketing team. Davis Taylor, the company's vice president of operations, said, "Brian is an exceptional sales professional with a proven track record throughout the U.S. industrial and specialty indu…


  • Beta LaserMike Names Marketing Manager

    June 1, 2010
    Beta LaserMike, the leading global provider of precision measurement and control solutions named Jay Luis marketing manager, worldwide. Mr. Luis will be responsible for developing and implementing the marketing strategies to drive demand generation,…


  • Weiner Hired At SCA

    May 1, 2010
    SCA has named Camilla Weiner senior vice president of corporate communications.Ms. Weiner has extensive experience from senior positions in communications. She currently holds the corresponding position at Axfood. Ms. Weiner’s former employers inc…


  • New TAPPI Fellow

    May 1, 2010
    Mark Watkins has been designated as one of nine TAPPI Fellows for 2010. He currently serves as senior vice president of MeadWestvaco Corporation in Richmond, VA. He is responsible for corporate engineering, stewardship, sus­tain­ability, safety,…


  • Leadership Changes at Nordson Dispensing Systems Group

    May 1, 2010
    Nordson Corporation announced a number of planned changes to the leadership of its Adhesive Dispensing Systems Group, based in Duluth GA, effective April 5.George Porter, currently manager, market development and key accounts at Nordson, will be prom…


  • Wake County Economic Development Makes Appointment

    May 1, 2010
    Wake County Economic Development named Jennifer Bosser assistant executive director. Ms. Bosser’s responsibilities include overseeing day to day operations, pursuing strategic initiatives and projects, and serving as the lead contact for existing…


  • Maxcess International Names New CEO

    May 1, 2010
    Maxcess International announced that Greg Jehlik has been appointed chief executive officer. In his new role, Mr. Jehlik will guide a global strategy to improve customer productivity through product innovation, operational excellence, and the further…


  • Oerlikon Names Michael Buscher CEO

    March 1, 2010
    Oerlikon Group has appointed Michael Buscher CEO. Dr. Buscher is expected to join Oerlikon in May 2010. Hans Ziegler will continue in his role as delegate of the board until Dr. Buscher is free from his previous contract obligations. Dr. Buscher has…