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  • Two scientists are joining the staff of Cherney Microbiological Services

    Two scientists are joining the staff of Cherney Microbiological Services. The firm is one of the few contract laboratories specializing in microbiological testing and technical support for companies manufacturing dairy, paper, meat, vegetable, cosmet…
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  • Filtration

    Ahlstrom Bids Goodbye To Two Company Veterans

    Several personnel changes have taken place at Ahlstrom Corporation. The company's president and CEO Jukka Moisio has announced that after serving the company for 17 years, he will resign from Ahlstrom's service in order to take on new challenges. Mr.…
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  • Director for European Operations

    National Starch Personal Care, Sempach, Switzerland, has appointed David Evans business director for European operations. Mr. Evans will work closely with major customers to deliver polymer and starch technologies that directly support market trends…
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  • Apparel | Turkey

    Global Marketing and Brand Director

    Hyosung Corporation has appointed Ria Stern global marketing and brand director. Ms. Stern, previously Hyosung's North American marketing director, will now assume responsibility for all markets and is supported by a global team including Stephanie L…
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  • EDANA

    EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has appointed Pierre Conrath to the newly created position of sustainability and public affairs manager. Mr. Conrath, who joined the team in February, is helping to su…
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  • Fiberweb Biobarrier Names New Sales Manager

    Roger Bergh has been named senior sales manager for the Biobarrier division of Fiberweb, Inc. Mr. Bergh, who has extensive sales, marketing and management experience, came to Fiberweb in 2005 to oversee the then newly-introduced Keeta line of nonwove…
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  • Polymer Group has named CFO

    Polymer Group has named Bob Kocourek CFO. Mr. Kocourek joined PGI in May 2006 as vice president, corporate finance and treasurer. For three years prior to joining the company, Mr. Kocourek had consulted with PGI, assisting on its Sarbanes-Oxley imple…
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  • Wipes

    Vice president and general manager of Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens

    Suominen Corporation has named Paul-Erik Toivo vice president and general manager of the Suominen Wipes and Nonwovens business area and member of the Corporate Executive Team. He joined the company in March. Mr. Toivo has been working for Metso Corpo…
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  • India

    Erhardt + Leimer appointments

    Recently several appointments have been made at Erhardt + Leimer. In the first, Dan Caruana rejoins Erhardt + Leimer as key account manager for converting industry sales in the U.S. He will also assume direct responsibilities in Illinois and Indiana.…
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  • S&S Specialty Systems has announced two additions

    S&S Specialty Systems has announced two additions and a promotion in its engineering and product development areas. Being promoted to senior staff engineer is Joel St. Germain who has been with the S&S engineering staff for almost three years…
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  • Nanotechnology

    Vice president global customer care

    NDC has appointed Mario Lopez to the position of vice president global customer care. Mr. Lopez will be responsible for leading the customer care organization in North America, Europe and Asia and directing his efforts to establishing a strong partne…
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  • KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) welcomes two new employees

    KAPCO (Kent Adhesive Products Co.) welcomes two new employees. The first is John Fielding, technical services manager, who has worked in a quality setting for more than 30 years for manufacturers in the adhesives, rubber, plastics, automotive, aerosp…
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  • Freudenberg Board Loses Member

    Effective June 30, 2008, Albert Pürzer will leave the management board of the Freudenberg Group and will cease to be general partner of Freudenberg & Co. KG. The board of partners has agreed with Dr. Pürzer's wishes to be released from…
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  • Filtration

    Fiberweb has announced cost cutting efforts

    On the industrial side, Hans-Jrg Oberberg, president Europe industrial, will add Fiberweb's European filtration activities to his existing responsibilities.
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  • Home Products

    Propex Inc. has appointed interim president and CEO

    The board of directors of Propex Inc. has appointed Woody McGee interim president and CEO of Propex. Mr. McGee is a seasoned executive consultant with Cer­berus Capital Management, L.P. and has extensive experience in executive management and the…
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  • Fibers

    New President and CEO of Loparex Group

    Michael Apperson has been appointed president and CEO of Loparex Group. He will succeed Pentti Kallio, Loparex Group's CEO since September 2005, who will become a member of the Loparex Group supervisory board. Before joining Loparex, Mr. Apperson…
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  • Erland Kailbourne elected chairman of the board

    The board of directors of Albany In­ternational has elected Erland Kailbourne chairman of the board. He replaces Frank Schmeler who retired as chairman after 44 years of service to the company. Mr. Kailbourne has been a director of the company…
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  • Justin Testa promoted to executive vice president

    Cognex Corporation has promoted Justin Testa to executive vice president. Mr. Testa reports to the companys president, Robert Shillman. Mr. Testa joined Cognex in 1983 as a sales engineer and has held a variety of positions at the company.…
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  • Phil Whisman new president of Standex Engraving LLC

    Standex Engraving LLC, a global provider of digital pattern imaging and industrial texturing, announces Phil Whisman as its new president. Mr. Whisman will be based in Richmond, VA and will responsible for all the worldwide operational divisions of S…
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  • M33 Integrated Solutions is expanding its team

    M33 Integrated Solutions is expanding its team through the appointment of two new team members. The first new addition is Todd Nutty, who will complement the company's sales and outreach efforts in the greater Charlotte, NC metropolitan area. Mr. Nut…
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