People In The News

  • Rayonier Promotes Two Executives

    December 1, 2009
    Rayonier has promoted Paul Boynton to executive vice president, Forest Resources and Real Estate. In this newly created position Mr. Boynton will be responsible for Rayonier’s Forest Resources business which manages nearly 2.5 million acres of timb…


  • New Technical Manager At Dienes

    December 1, 2009
    Dienes Werke has named Josef Nelles as technical manager, responsible for CAD, manufacture, process planning and development. Mr. Nelles has a degree in mechanical engineering. He served as a constructing engineer at Ackermann-Fruehauf GmbH, and was…


  • Rittmeyer Promoted At Martin Automatic

    December 1, 2009
    Martin Automatic has named Gavin Rittmeyer as vice president of sales and marketing. Mr. Rittmeyer replaces David Wright, who retired at the end of October after 32 years with Martin Automatic. Mr. Rittmeyer joined Martin in 1990. He has served in pr…


  • Don & Low Makes Personnel Appointments

    December 1, 2009
    Don & Low has named Duncan Gellatly sales director, nonwovens; Dr. Alan Wightman joins Don & Low as development manager, wovens, and David Avril was named development manager, nonwovens.…


  • Jacob Holm Taps Knowlson

    November 1, 2009
    Jacob Holm Industries, a leading producer of spunlaced nonwoven roll goods headquartered in Switzerland has named Richard Knowlson as global director of product development. Serving more than 20 years in the nonwovens industry, Knowlson joins Jacob H…


  • Ralph Bruno Joins Propex

    November 1, 2009
    Propex Operating Company, LLC has appointed Ralph Bruno executive vice president of a newly created Performance Technology business unit.Mr. Bruno will be responsible for driving the company’s key initiative of business growth through customer focu…


  • Adhesives Research Hires Chad Peterman

    November 1, 2009
    Adhesives Research, Inc., a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesive, tapes, specialty coatings, films, and laminates has added Chad Peterman as Southeastern sales representative. In this position, Peterman i…


  • John Field Joins Fiber Dynamics

    November 1, 2009
    Fiber Dynamics has named John Field vice president of its Meltblown division. Mr. Field has over 25 years of meltblown industry experience, including indepth knowledge in filtration, facemask, and vacuum bag applications.…


  • Beta LaserMike Names DeBarro European Service Manager

    November 1, 2009
    Beta LaserMike, which supplies class-leading non-contact diameter, length and speed, and material thickness equipment, has named Frank DeBarro as European service manager. Mr. DeBarro will have responsibilities for all base and field repair operation…


  • Shipley To Sell in Automotives

    October 1, 2009
    Gale Shipley has joined Texel as automotive sales representative within the company’s industrial platform. Ms. Shipley began her career in 1981. Her experience includes seven years of service with Polymer Group, where she served as a product develo…


  • Parkinson Promotes Peter Galanis

    October 1, 2009
    Parkinson Technologies Inc. has promoted Peter Galanis to the position of operations manager. Mr. Galanis, who joined the company in December 2006, had previously served as the company’s quality/environmental, health and safety manager. In his new…


  • James Robinson Joins Huhtamaki Films Global

    October 1, 2009
    Huhtamaki Films Global has appointed James Robinson to the position of senior business development manager. Mr. Robinson previously served as business development & technical director for Mondi. He will take the lead to expand and develop the Films G…


  • Stoller Named Executive Chairman

    September 1, 2009
    Rieter Holding Ltd. has elected its chairman Erwin Stoller as executive chairman. The heads of both operating divisions of Rieter, Textile Systems and Automotive Systems, and the head of the Corporate Center will report directly to Mr. Stoller. This…


  • Accuweb Gains New Rep

    September 1, 2009
    John Pritchard has rejoined AccuWeb as the Mid Atlantic territory representative, covering New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Maryland, Delaware, and West Virginia. Pritchard previously worked for AccuWeb as a territory manager. He has over 30 years of experi…


  • Fischer Expands Role At Elsner

    September 1, 2009
    Elsner Engineering Works has named Larry Fischer sales manager for the Americas. Mr. Fischer was formerly regional sales manager for Elsner. In his new capacity, he will have sales responsibility for the northeastern and mid-western U.S. as well as M…