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  • Hughes Joins Sunoco

    August 31, 2005
    Henry Hughes has joined the chemicals business unit of Sunoco, Inc. (R&M) as senior account manager for polypropylene sales into the nonwovens industry. Mr. Hughes will be based in Charlotte and will be responsible for managing sales of polypropylene…


  • Freudenberg Politex Group

    August 31, 2005
    Jean-Francois Verjus has joined the management board of the Freudenberg Politex Group as chief technology officer. The management board is therefore now composed of Riccardo Sollini, president and CEO, Mr. Verjus, chief technology officer, and Riccar…


  • Reliance Industries Limited

    August 31, 2005
    Reliance Industries Limited has appointed Shri Dipak C Jain, Northwestern Universitys Dean of the Kellogg School of Management as a director of the board, effective August 4. Dean Jean has been teaching at the Kellogg School of Management since 1986…


  • Buckeye Technologies Inc. Has Elected A New Board Member

    August 31, 2005
    Lewis Holland has been elected to the board of directors of Buckeye Technologies Inc., effective September 6. Mr. Holland currently serves as president of the Henry Turley Company, a real estate company specializing in the development of urban commu…


  • New Project Manager at FKI Logistex

    August 31, 2005
    FKI Logistex has appointed Gary Savarese as project manager in its Northeast regional office. An industry veteran with 25 years of material handling and packaging experience, Mr. Saverese will specialize in palletizing and conveyor systems for the fo…


  • K-C Names New Board Member

    August 30, 2005
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation announced that Abelardo Bru, former vice chairman of PepsiCo and chairman and chief executive officer of Frito-Lay, has been elected to its board of directors. Mr. Bru, 56, retired from PepsiCo and Frito-Lay in February 200…


  • EDANA Has Elected Chairman

    August 30, 2005
    EDANA has elected Knud Waede Hansen, managing director of Fibertex A/S, its chairman for a one-year term. He will be replacing Rolf Altdorf, who is group vice president of EMEA, PGI Nonwovens. Mr. Altdolf has notably diversified the company's members…


  • Promotions At Michelman Inc.

    August 30, 2005
    Michelman Inc. has promoted Tom Smith to strategic accounts manager and Don Hoesl to commercial manager. Mr. Smith will take on a more active role in managing corporate level activities, special projects, market management and international opportun…


  • Three New Sales Leaders Hyosung Corporation

    August 30, 2005
    Hyosung Corporation has appointed Jeff McGuire, Fernando da Costa Roland and Paul de Belay to three new sales leadership roles for its Creora spandex line. Mr. McGuire is director of North American sales and technology; Mr. Roland is the sales and ma…


  • Martin Automatics Asia-Pacific Team

    August 30, 2005
    Hope Hu has joined Martin Automatics Asia-Pacific team. With more than 20 years of experience in printing and graphic arts, including art design, prepress, press and bindery, he most recently served as sales and marketing director for the convertin…


  • Hyosung Announces Appointments

    August 17, 2005
    Hyosung Corporation, Seoul, South Korea, has appointed John Keuter as international account manager. With more than 30 years of experience in the disposable hygiene market, Mr. Keuter is a viable asset to the Hyosung Corporation team. The company hop…


  • New Web Handling Applications Team

    August 17, 2005
    Maxcess International has appointed Ken Hopcus to lead its new Web Handling Applications Team, providing applications engineering and sales assistance for multi-product systems. Mr. Hopcus will draw upon his extensive industry experience with Mechani…


  • Trevira GmbH

    August 17, 2005
    Trevira GmbH has appointed Jrg Hellwig managing director, effective July 1. Mr. Hellwig will be taking over the duties of current chief executive officer, Bernd Sassenrath, who will be retiring at the end of the year. Prior to Trevira, Mr. Hellwig w…


  • IDEA Has Re-Elected Tim Powers

    August 17, 2005
    The Industry Data Exchange Association (IDEA) has re-elected Tim Powers, chairman, president and chief executive officer of Hubbell Inc. in Orange, CT as the chairman of its board for 2005-2006. Mr. Powers will be joined by Todd Klumm, IDEA vice chai…


  • The Astrup Company

    August 17, 2005
    The Astrup Company has appointed Laurie Wrzesniewski as account representative for its Somerset, New Jersey Distribution Center. Ms. Wrzesniewski will manage customer accounts throughout the states of Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Connecticut…