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  • Promotion At Paper Converting Machine Company

    October 20, 2006
    Paper Converting Machine Company has  promoted Dave Kessenich to product development manager. “Mr. Kessenich has been selected because of his leadership experience and capabilities,” said global sales director Mark Gillis, who recent…


  • Personnel Changes At Performance Fibers

    October 20, 2006
    Polyester producer Performance Fibers has made two recent personnel changes. In the first, Clark Halladay has been appointed global marketing director, Americas sales director for its industrial segment. Mr. Halladay will lead the company’s gro…


  • Suominen Reorganizes Management Structure

    September 14, 2006
    Roll goods producer Suominen Corp­oration has made several changes to its group organization and management. In the first, Heikki Bergholm, who was president and CEO of the company until May 2006, was succeeded by Kalle Tanhuanpää. Also…


  • Chairman, President and CEO of Rayonier Plans To Retire

    September 14, 2006
    W. Lee Nutter, chairman, president and CEO of Rayonier, Jacksonville, FL, plans to retire in mid-2007 after 40 years with the company. Mr. Nutter has been in his current position since 1999 and president and a director since 1996. In a statement,…


  • Local Sales and Support For Fife

    September 14, 2006
    Maxcess International, Oklahoma City, OK, has recruited Lee Nanney to provide local sales and support for Fife, Magpowr and Tidland customers in Illinois. Mr. Nanney has extensive experience in web handling to help converters optimize their manufact…


  • Joel Robinson Joined NDC Infrared Engineering

    September 14, 2006
    Joel Robinson has joined NDC Infrared Engineering, Irwindale, CA, in the role of product engineer. Mr. Robinson will help manage new product development as well as provide support for existing products. This function is expected help streamline deve…


  • Johnson & Associates

    September 14, 2006
    D. Keith Osteen has joined Smith, Johnson & Associates, Turnersville, NJ, as a principal. Mr. Osteen was welcomed into the firm in late July and is reportedly already contributing to a number of projects. Mr. Osteen has more than 30 years experience…


  • FiberLok Named IT Manager

    September 14, 2006
    FiberLok, Fort Collins, CO, recently named Cary Bergeron IT manager. Our rapid growth creates a constant need for streamlined IT and communication solutions, said Brown Abrams, co-founder and CEO of FiberLok. Ms. Bergeron will serve as a resourcef…


  • Suominen Reorganizes Management Structure

    September 11, 2006
    Roll goods producer Suominen Corporation has made several changes to its group organization and management. In the first, Heikki Bergholm, who was president and CEO of the company until May 2006, was succeeded by Kalle Tanhuanpää. Also, eff…


  • Lydall Reorganizes Charter Medical

    August 17, 2006
    Lydall, Inc., Manchester, CT, has initiated a realignment of responsibilities at its Charter Medical subsidiary in Winston-Salem, NC. Under this reoganization scheme, vice president, general manager Lisa Krallis-Nixon has left the company. In the int…


  • Precision Custom Coatings LLC Named Marketing Director

    August 17, 2006
    Industrial and apparel fabric specialist Precision Custom Coatings LLC (PCC), Totowa, NJ, has named Gunther Hoffman marketing director, automotive division, to develop and market new products. A native of Germany and a 25-year industry veteran i…


  • Parkinson Technologies

    August 17, 2006
    Parkinson Technologies has appointed Carl Nowiszewski segment manager and business development executive, nonwovens. Mr. Nowiszewski has more than 20 years of international experience in paper and nonwovens manufacturing, mostly with The Dexter Corpo…


  • Louis P. Batson Named Group Manager

    August 17, 2006
    Charles Little has been named group manager of Louis P. Batson company. He will oversee the sales and marketing efforts of Batsons capital equipment. Mr. Little has served in senior management positions at Mount Vernon Mills, Cotton Manufacturing, I…


  • Rick Baer at Paper Converting Machine Company Has Retired

    August 17, 2006
    Rick Baer, executive vice president of corporate development at Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), has retired from his duties with PCMC and will join the board of parent company Barry-Wehmiller as a shareholder representative in October. The P…


  • Maxcess International

    August 17, 2006
    Maxcess International has recently made two recruitments. In the first, Steve Chapman has been named the local representative for North Carolina and South Carolina. Mr. Chapman's background in selling and servicing machined parts in the tooling indus…