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  • 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…


  • New Sales Director at Suominen

    March 1, 2010
    Suominen Nonwovens appointed Juha Jokinen its new sales director, effective February 2010.Mr. Jokinen will be responsible for managing and developing Suominen Nonwovens’ sales and marketing functions. He will be a member of Suominen Nonwovens manag…


  • Bill Wojcik JoinsParkinson Technologies

    March 1, 2010
    Parkinson Technologies Inc. has named Bill Wojcik regional sales manager. Mr. Wojcik will focus on serving the company’s customer base within the converting and nonwovens industries.Mr. Wojcik will be based in Peachtree City, GA and will service c…


  • AccuWeb Names Mid Atlantic Territory Rep

    March 1, 2010
    AccuWeb has named John Pritchard as the Mid Atlantic territory representative, covering New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, West Virginia and Virginia. Mr. Pritchard previously worked for AccuWeb as a territory manager and has over 30 year…


  • New Board Manager at Propex Operating Company

    March 1, 2010
    Propex Operating Company has appointed Eugene Martineau to its board of managers. Mr. Martineau is currently founder of Martineau & Associates Consulting. He has over 40 years of experience in the ready-mixed concrete and related industries. He is th…


  • Fornoni Named Pantex CEO

    February 1, 2010
    James Cree has resigned as CEO of Italian hygiene supplier Pantex to return to the U.S., his home country. Mr. Cree will be replaced by Gianluigi Fornoni, a member of the Pantex board, who as COO has been assisting and advising Mr. Cree for over one…


  • P&G Makes Organizational Changes

    February 1, 2010
    Procter & Gamble has named Linda Clement-Holmes, senior vice president—global diversity and global business services, effective February 1, 2010.Ms. Clement-Holmes, a 27-year P&G veteran, will maintain her existing global business services responsi…


  • Ahlstrom Makes Senior Vice President Appointment

    February 1, 2010
    William Casey has been named senior vice president, Advanced Nonwovens in Ahlstrom’s corporate executive team. His appointment is effective February 8, 2010. He will be based in Windsor Locks, CT.Mr. Casey’s latest position was as COO at Shawmut…