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  • NDC Infrared Engineering Taps Schartner

    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…
    10.01.10

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    Bourget To Head Old Concert Group

    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…
    08.01.10

  • GDM Names New GM

    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…
    08.01.10

  • Blake Leaves INDA

    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…
    08.01.10

  • Composite

    TenCate Names Global Group Directors

    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…
    08.01.10

  • Filtration

    Gneuss Adds Staff

    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…
    08.01.10

  • Edelmann Promotes Lopez

    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…
    08.01.10

  • Americhem Names VP of Manufacturing

    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…
    08.01.10

  • Parrini Named Replacement

    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…
    07.01.10

  • SCA Taps Strandqvist

    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…
    07.01.10

  • Tredegar Corp. Names Board Chairman

    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…
    07.01.10

  • New Structure Will Lead to New Positions

    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…
    06.01.10

  • Fibers

    Consolidated Fibers Promotes Latten

    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…
    06.01.10

  • Companhia Providencia Names Director of Operations

    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…
    06.01.10

  • Thrace-LINQ Announces Appointments

    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…
    06.01.10

  • Beta LaserMike Names Marketing Manager

    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,…
    06.01.10

  • Weiner Hired At SCA

    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…
    05.01.10

  • New TAPPI Fellow

    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,…
    05.01.10

  • Leadership Changes at Nordson Dispensing Systems Group

    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…
    05.01.10

  • Wake County Economic Development Makes Appointment

    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…
    05.01.10