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  • Lysac Group, Inc. Has Named Chief Financial Officer

    December 8, 2005
    Sherley Gough, C.A., has been named chief financial officer of Lysac Group, Inc. Ms. Gough has nearly 20 years experience in senior financial positions and as a tax adviser. She will be responsible for all aspects of the company's financial managemen…


  • Geoff Bennett will lead ARcare

    December 8, 2005
    Geoff Bennett will lead ARcare, a new division within Adhesives Research focused on the manufacture of highly customized, one-of-a-kind tapes, adhesive coated products, films and laminates for customers in the pharmaceutical, medical, electronics and…


  • Basell Holdings Has Named Chief Financial Officer

    December 8, 2005
    Alan Bigman, senior vice president of Access Industries, has been named chief financial officer of Basell Holdings, succeeding Wolfgang Mende. Mr. Bigman will also be a member of the company's management board. Mr. Mende, CFO and member of the manage…


  • New Chairman of the American Fiber Manufacturers Asso­ciation

    December 8, 2005
    William Ghitis has been named chairman of the American Fiber Manufacturers Asso­ciation. Vice president of apparel for Invista, Mr. Ghitis succeeds Walter Hub­bard, CEO of Honeywell Nylon. Vice president of Unifi-SANS Technical Fibers, Zach Z…


  • DuPont Nonwovens Names New VP and GM

    November 15, 2005
    Matthew Trerotola has been named vice president and general manager of DuPont Nonwovens, the world’s second largest nonwovens producer. Formerly business director, industrial solutions—DuPont Chemical Solutions Enterprise, Mr. Trerotola r…


  • Rayonier

    November 15, 2005
    Rayonier has chosen Carl Kraus, a veteran financial and real estate executive, to serve in two prominent roles as senior vice president, finance, Rayonier, and chief investment officer of the company’s real estate subsidiary, TerraPointe. Mr. K…


  • Several New Members Have Joined Air Products

    November 15, 2005
    Several new members have joined Air Products’ executive team. In the first appointment, John Marsland is now vice president and general manager, global healthcare. In this position, Mr. Marsland is responsible for implementing the global strate…


  • Director Of Global Marketing and Sales

    November 15, 2005
    Tredegar Film Products has named Stephen Pouliot director of global marketing and sales. Mr. Pouliot was most recently director of towel category management with Georgia-Pacific Corp­oration.  He joined Georgia-Pacific (formerly Fort Howard…


  • Degussa Superabsorber Appointed Director of Sales and Marketing

    November 15, 2005
    Stefan Nowicki was recently appointed director of sales and marketing by  Degussa Superabsorber. Previously serving as international account manager for the company, Dr. Nowicki will be responsible for sales and marketing activities in Europe, t…


  • Adhesives Research Has Launched a New Division

    November 15, 2005
    As part of a corporate restructuring, Adhesives Research has launched a new division of the company called ARcare. The division will be led by Geoff Bennett, who will assume the role of vice president and general manager. With Adhesives Re­search…


  • Several Personnel Changes at Nordson

    November 15, 2005
    Nordson Corporation has made several personnel changes. In the company’s EFD business segment, Peter Lambert has been elected a corporate vice president and president of this business area, which is based in East Providence, RI. Mr. Lambert ass…


  • FKI Logistex

    November 15, 2005
    Dick Braatz will serve as the new vice president of manufacturing for the North American business of FKI Logistex. Mr. Braatz, a seasoned manufacturing professional, reports to Steve Ackerman, president, FKI Logistex North America. Mr. Braatz comes t…


  • Several Recent Personnel Changes at BBA Fiberweb

    October 3, 2005
    BBA Fiberweb, Simpsonville, SC, has made several recent personnel changes. Sam Depriest has joined BBA Fiberweb’s Graphic Arts group as area manager for the Midwest territory. Also new to the group is Shawn Davis, who will cover the Northeast region…


  • BASF Names New Leader Of European Adhesive and Construction Business

    October 3, 2005
    As of September 1, 2005, Jan-Peter Sander is the new head of BASF’s adhesive and construction industry business in Europe. He succeeds Ralph Schweens, who now leads global marketing coordination for BASF Polyurethanes in Brussels. He joined BASF in 1…


  • The ChemQuest Group

    October 3, 2005
    The ChemQuest Group has appointed Zhiming Zhou general manager, China. Dr. Zhou will be located at ChemQuest’s newly opened office in China. Prior to joining ChemQuest, Dr. Zhou worked for 3M where he served as team leader for consumer products and…