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  • Ahlstrom Flattens Organization To Become More Customer-Driven

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    Playtex Products has named Neil DeFeo president, chief executive officer and a director of the company. Mr. DeFeo replaces Michael Gallagher, whose retirement was previously announced. Mr. DeFeo was president and chief executive officer of Remington…


  • Lydall Has Elected Chairman of Board of Directors

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    Manchester, CT-based Lydall has elected W. Leslie Duffy chairman of its board of directors. Mr. Duffy, a member of Lydall's board since 1992, is a partner in the law firm of Cahill, Gordon & Reindel, LLP located in New York. He currently serves a…


  • Directors Of The Company At Buckeye Technologies

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    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.…


  • Ahlstrom Corporation

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    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…


  • Fibermark Appointed Director Of Internal Audit

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    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…


  • Product Manager

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    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…


  • Three New Directors At Ticona

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    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…


  • Cotton Incorporated

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    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…


  • Rayonier Appointed To Board of Directors

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    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,…


  • New General Manager at ITW Dynatec Europe

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    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…


  • New Regional Sales Manager Radiant Energy Systems

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    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. …


  • New Senior VP For Ahlstrom

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    Rami Raulas has been tapped by Ahlstrom to be senior vice president, sales and marketing and member of the corporate executive team as of February 1, 2009. He has an extensive international business management experience and has been based during his…


  • Suominen Nonwovens appointed its new sales director

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    Suominen Nonwovens appointed Tommi Saarela its new sales director effective December 2008. Mr. Saarela previously worked at Nokia Corporation as head of go-to-market business development. Prior to that, he held various senior management positions at…


  • National sales manager of Elsner Engineering Works, retired

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    Donald Rush, national sales manager of Elsner Engineering Works, retired in December 2008 after 27 years of service to the corporation. Mr. Rush started his career at Elsner in 1981 as a sales engineer with primary sales responsibility for Elsner for…


  • New international specialist for M33 Integrated Solutions

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    Julia Church is the new international specialist for M33 Integrated Sol­utions. She is responsible for overseeing the international transportation operations for all members of M33's Collaborative Client Network. Prior to joining M33, M…