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  • Directors Of The Company At Buckeye Technologies

    Memphis-based Buckeye Technologies has elected Katherine Buckman Davis and John Crowe to serve as directors of the company, increasing the size of its board from seven to nine members. Ms. Davis is the chairman of the board of Bulab Holdings, Inc.…
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  • Composite | Filtration

    Ahlstrom Corporation

    In an effort to streamline the company and make it more cost effective, Ahlstrom Corporation has flattened its operative organization to be more customer-driven. At the same time, three new members will join the corporate executive team from within t…
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  • Fibermark Appointed Director Of Internal Audit

    Fibermark, Brattleboro, VT, has appointed Paul Flannagan director of internal audit. Mr. Flannagan most recently was an audit consultant at Gerber Scientific and has also served as manager of financial analysis at Barnes Group, Inc., and as a control…
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  • Wipes

    Product Manager

    National Nonwovens has appointed Lori Wright product manager for its medical and wipes division, specializing in high performance engineered nonwovens. She will lead the effort to increase the use and understanding of nonwoven materials in the medica…
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  • Three New Directors At Ticona

    Three new directors have been appointed at Ticona, the engineering polymers business of Celanese AG. Michael Oberste-Wilms, who has been responsible for investor relations at Celanese AG for three years, has been named European sales director. The pr…
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  • Cotton Incorporated

    New York-based Cotton Incorporated has hired Jaime Flores Cornejo as its new director in Mexico City for global product marketing. Mr. Cornejo will report to Mike Tyndall, the senior director of Americas Mill Marketing. Mr. Cornejo will be responsibl…
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  • Rayonier Appointed To Board of Directors

    Rayonier has recently appointed Richard Kincaid, president, chief executive officer and trustee of Equity Office Properties Trust, to its board of directors. Mr. Kincaid has been with Equity Office since 1995. Prior to assuming his current position,…
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  • New General Manager at ITW Dynatec Europe

    Christof Schotten has been named the new general manager at ITW Dynatec Europe, following the retirement of Peter Winter at the end of August. Prior to taking over the leadership of ITW Dynatec Europe, Mr. Schotten was general manager of Markem Benel…
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  • New Regional Sales Manager Radiant Energy Systems

    Radiant Energy Systems has appointed David Magnuson regional sales manager for the Midwest. Mr. Magnuson brings 12 years of experience in engineered equipment sales including dryers, screen printers, custom automation and processing equipment. …
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  • PGI Makes Appointments In Chicopee Business

    Polymer Group, N. Charleston, SC, has named Scott Tracey vice president of sales and marketing for the Chicopee division and Larry Archer group marketing director. The company also relocated its branded products headquarters from Dayton, NJ to Moores…
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  • Director Of Nonwovens Sales

    Paper Converting Machine Company, Green Bay, WI, has appointed David Kessenich director of nonwovens sales.  Mr. Kessenich's responsibilities involve directing the global sales staff, providing input into research and development efforts and exe…
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  • President And CFO Of KX Industries

    Donald Caulfield has been named president and CFO of KX Industries. He has worked at KX Industries for more than 10 years, serving as controller, general manager and chief financial officer.…
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  • Tufco Technologies

    Tufco Technologies has hired Ken Kline to head its flexographic printing department. Mr. Kline has more than 30 years of experience in wide and narrow web processes as well as extensive knowledge in prepress operations and is trained as a Six Sigma y…
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  • Foamex International Appointed To Board of Directors

    Foamex International, a manufacturer of flexible polyurethane and advanced polymer foam products in North Ameri­ca, has appointed David Lieberman to the company's board of directors. Mr. Lieberman, who will also serve on the Board’s Audit C…
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  • Electronics

    Adhesives Research

    Adhesives Research has named Patty Frey operations manager. Ms. Frey is responsible for the manufacturing operations involving the company’s pharmaceutical products including product quality, regulatory compliance, customer service, safety, pro…
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  • Fibers

    Chairman of the American Fiber Manufacturers Association

    Donald Clark has been elected chairman of the American Fiber Manu­facturers Association. He also serves as president and CEO of Pliana. Previously, Mr. Clark served as vice chairman and chairman of the executive committee for AFMA. He succeeds Wa…
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  • MesseFrankfurt

    Detlef Braun has been appointed to the management team of MesseFrankfurt. He has worked for Philip Morris Group, the Lancaster Group and Joop.…
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  • Several Personnel Changes At Pliant Corporation

    Several personnel changes have taken place at Pliant Corporation, Schaum­burg, IL. Kevin Howard will assume the post of vice president of North American sales for printed products. In this new key role, Mr. Howard will be in charge of leading Pli…
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  • Spunlace

    Fleissner GmbH

    Dr. Jürgen Heller has taken over as technical managing director of Fleissner GmbH. Previously Dr. Heller was a member of the top management of Hauni Maschinenbau AG, a company of Körber AG in Hamburg. He was responsible for technical engine…
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  • Parkinson Technologies Inc.

    Parkinson Technologies Inc. has named Carol Royal  nonwovens and paper sales manager. With more than 20 years of experience as a technical service professional, Ms. Royal has a proven track record in market development for customer-focused, serv…
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