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  • Michelman, Inc. Has Hired A New Chief Marketing Executive

    Cincinnati-based Michelman, Inc. has hired Bob Poletti as the company's new chief marketing executive. Mr. Poletti's initial responsibilities will include consolidating Michelman’s global marketing efforts and putting a strategic marketing proc…
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  • Tyco

    Tyco has appointed James Pomeroy marketing and communications leader of engineered products and services and Gwen Fisher head of marketing and communications for plastics and adhesives. Pomeroy formerly served as communications leader in plastics and…
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  • Ahlstrom Appoints Senior VP Finance As CFO Steps Down

    Jari Mäntylä has been appointed senior vice president, finance at Ahlstrom Corporation. He will also join Ah­l­strom’s Corporate Executive Team. Mr. Mäntylä joined Ahlstrom in 2000 and currently serves as the Financi…
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  • Parkinson Technologies Inc.

    Peter Termyn has been named director of sales and marketing for Par­kinson Technologies Inc. and its Plastics Division, Marshall and Wil­liams Plastics. Mr. Termyn leads the company’s customer facing activities. His experience includes…
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  • LaserSpeed 4000 Product Line Sales Manager

    Greg Goss, former Southeast district sales manager, will be transitioning into the role of LaserSpeed 4000 product line sales manager as part of the Americas sales organization within Beta Laser­Mike.  Mr. Goss will be responsible for North…
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  • Chief Financial Officer of Martex Fiber Southern Corp.

    Anthony Vitullo, Jr. has been named Chief Financial Officer of Martex Fiber Southern Corp., Philadelphia, PA. In addition to filling this position, Martex is continuing an executive search for a divisional CFO for its Spartanburg, SC location. A l…
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  • Concert Names CEO

    Concert Industries has appointed Tony Molluso president and chief executive officer, effective April 11, 2005. Mr. Molluso joins Concert from Vicwest Corporation where, as president and CEO, he recently completed a highly successful turnaround mandat…
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  • Fibers

    Managing Director At Foss

    Foss Manufacturing Company has ap­pointed Jeff Dellinger managing director of its Fiber Business Unit. Mr. Dellinger’s responsibilities include the management of several key areas for Foss’s Fiber Unit as well as  global sales an…
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  • Ralph Romer Joins Ungricht

    Ralph Romer has joined Ungricht where he will be responsible for sales to the nowovens industry. He previously worked at Enka Technical.…
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  • Group Vice President Named for Maxcess

    Marcel Hage has been named group vice president, North America for Maxcess International, the parent company of Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland. Maxcess is the industry’s leading source of engineered products to the web handling industry. In addition…
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  • Two Appointments To The Senior Management Team

    Celanese has made two appointments to its senior management team located in Dallas. Durtis Shaw was named executive vice president, general counsel for the Americas and corporate secretary. He joins Celense from Charter Communications, the nation&rsq…
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  • Filtration

    Filtration Group Names New COO

    Brandon Ost has been named the COO for Filtration Group, the largest privately owned air filtration manufacturer in North America. As part of his promotion, Ost will take over some of the company’s day-to-day operations. He will also retain his…
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  • OMNOVA Solutions

    OMNOVA Solutions has promoted Mark Mussman to the position of business manager for Textile Chemicals. Mr.  Mussman’s primary responsibility will be to direct the sales, marketing, technical services and research activities of the Textile C…
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  • INDA's New Leadership

    INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced new leadership of its International Trade Advisory Board (ITAB).  Serving as co-Chairs for the ITAB will be Gonzalo Castro of Cardinal Health and David Ford of BBA Fiberweb.  …
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  • Freudenberg Names New Chair Of Management Board

    Bruce Olson has been appointed chair of the board of management of Freudenberg Nonwovens, effective June 1, 2007. Mr. Olson moved to Freudenberg from Rockwood Special­ties Group, where he held the position of senior vice president. Prior to joini…
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  • Senior Vice President and CFO

    Buckeye Technologies Inc. has promoted Steven Dean, previously vice president and CFO, to senior vice president and CFO effective July 1, 2007. Mr. Dean was elected vice president and controller in 2006 and was appointed vice president and CFO later…
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  • Avery Dennison Names Group Vice President

    Avery Dennison has named Timothy Clyde group vice president, specialty materials and converting (SMC) effective last month. In his new post, Mr. Clyde will have responsibility for Avery Dennison’s graphics and reflective products division, spec…
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  • Rayonier

    Rayonier has placed Charles Hood in the position of vice president, corporate affairs, reporting to Lee Thomas, chairman, president and CEO. He succeeds Jay Fredericksen who previously announced his plans to retire in September after 30 years with Ra…
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  • Mark Geeves Has Been Named Head of Ciba Color Services

    Mark Geeves has been named head of Ciba Color Services in the Americas and vice president—Americas at MetalFX, a Ciba Color Services subsidiary. In his new position, Mr. Geeves will focus on bringing the MetalFX Technology metallic color p…
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  • Construction

    Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex Strengthened Its Technical and Research Capabilities

    Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex has strengthened its technical and research capabilities in the roofing materials market through a strategic new hire. James Chantler has joined Dow Reichhold as a research associate. Dr. Chantler has significant experie…
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