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  • Hoffer To Lead Foss Performance Fibers

    August 17, 2005
    Foss Manufacturing Company has named Leon Hoffer market manager of Performance Fibers. Mr. Hoffer's re­sponsibilities include identifying new and innovative opportunities for Foss in the high performance hosiery market as well as promoting Foss…


  • Playtex Products Appointed A Senior VP of Marketing

    August 17, 2005
    Playtex Products has appointed Andrew Abraham senior vice president of marketing. Mr. Abraham is an experienced marketing executive, most recently serving as group vice president of Roundy's Inc., a Milwaukee-based regional grocery retailer. Prior t…


  • Nick Forte Joined Clopay Plastic Products

    August 17, 2005
    Nick Forte has joined Clopay Plastic Products as director of European operations. He will support Clopay's Fintech, Bohme Clopay and Advanced Printing Aschersleben operations. Bringing more than 19 years of experience in plastic manufacturing and tec…


  • BASF

    August 17, 2005
    BASF has named Fred Rullo director of sales for its intermediates business in North America. In his new position, Mr. Rullo is responsible for all sales and customer service operations of BASF's North American Intermediates business, located in Florh…


  • INDA's Annual Meeting

    August 17, 2005
    At INDAs Annual Meeting 2005, held in March in Orlando, FL, a new board of directors was elected. Steven Ogel, vice president of research and development for Leggett & Platt, was elected chairperson; Marvin Mitchell, global business leader at…


  • Adhesives Research Hired A Sales Representative

    August 17, 2005
    Adhesives Research has hired Richard Taylor as sales representative in the Southern U.S. territory for the company's splicing business unit. He is responsible for promoting and selling the company's line of ARclad high performance pulpable and non-re…


  • Cotton Incorporated Has Restructured

    August 17, 2005
    Cotton Incorporated has restructured two positions in its Global Product Marketing department to expand its global reach in the textile industry. Mike Tyndall is now senior director, Latin America and Europe, and Mark Kametches has been promoted to a…


  • Buckeye Anoints New Nonwovens VP

    March 1, 2005
    Douglas Dowdell was named senior vice president, Nonwovens, at Buckeye Tech­nologies, Memphis, TN. Mr. Dowdell graduated from Auburn University with a degree in Forestry in 1980. He began his career with Buckeye’s wood pulp operations at Pe…


  • Kimberly-Clark Has Appointed Vice President

    March 1, 2005
    Kimberly-Clark has appointed Kim Feil vice president and senior marketing officer. In this newly created position, Ms. Feil will be responsible for accelerating innovative marketing and brand-building practices across the company's North Atlantic org…


  • Playtex Products Board Of Directors

    March 1, 2005
    Playtex Products has appointed Herb Baum to its board of directors effective immediately. Mr. Baum has a broad range of operating and marketing experience developed in key roles at The Dial Corporation, Hasbro Inc., Quaker State and Campbell Soup. Mr…


  • Pliant Corporation

    March 1, 2005
    Jim Kaboski has joined Pliant Corporation as vice president, strategy and business development. Mr. Kaboski will be responsible for leading the development of Pliant's long-term marketing, product and business plans. Specifically, he will drive growt…


  • Rohm America LLC, Part Of Degussa's Specialty Polymers Division

    March 1, 2005
    Degussa has named John Rolando president and chief executive officer of Röhm America LLC, part of Degussa's Specialty Polymers Division, effective February 1, 2005.  He succeeds Rodger Cram, who has left the company to pursue other opportun…


  • Adhesives Research Has Promoted

    March 1, 2005
    Adhesives Research has promoted Greg Andrews to market manager for the Splicing Business Unit’s Web Processing group. In his new position, Mr. Andrews is responsible for generating new opportunities to develop custom adhesion solutions for unme…


  • Nonwovens Textiles

    March 1, 2005
    Kay Obendorf, professor of textiles and apparel at Cornell University, has vacated her post as vice president and assumed the role of president of The Fiber Society. Phil Gibson, materials research engineer with the U.S. Army Soldier Systems Center,…


  • K-C Creates New Post, Names Edwin Garcia VP Corporate Diversity and Inclusion

    February 1, 2005
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation has appointed Edwin Garcia to the newly established role of vice president of corporate diversity and inclusion. Formerly the chief executive officer of the National Society of Hispanic MBAs, Mr. Garcia will lead the develo…