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  • Polymer Group Has Appointed Its CEO

    February 1, 2005
    Polymer Group Inc. has appointed James Schaeffer, its CEO, to the company’s board of directors. The appointment brings the board’s size to eight members. Mr. Schaeffer has been CEO of PGI since March 2003. During this time, the company ha…


  • Liberty Fibers Corporation Named COO

    February 1, 2005
    Peter Grant has been named chief operating officer of Liberty Fibers Corporation pursuant to the rayon producer’s acquisition by equity firm Lewis Hollingsworth. Tim Cates, formerly of Mission Valley Textiles, has been named chief financial off…


  • Clariant

    February 1, 2005
    Clariant has appointed John Clarke head of region for the pigments and additives division in North America. Mr. Clarke joined Clariant in 1984 in Ireland and has since gained experience with several of the company’s divisions. For the past four…


  • Clopay Plastic Products Has Expanded Its Business Development Team

    February 1, 2005
    Clopay Plastic Products has expanded its new business development team. Under the leadership of Nancy Eichstadt, Clopay’s director of new business development and marketing, the group will support the corporate initiative to grow the business,…


  • Shaun Stahl Joined TANDEC

    February 1, 2005
    Shaun Stahl joined TANDEC in October as the primary operator of the Reifen­häuser  0.5 meter meltblown pilot line. Mr. Stahl holds an associate’s degree in electronic engineering and specialized technology and has spent five…


  • P&G Names Two Vice Chairmen

    November 30, -0001
    Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble promoted two presidents to vice chairmen. Susan Arnold was named head of company’s global beauty care business, and Robert McDonald will lead global operations and oversee relationships with retailers.…


  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

    November 30, -0001
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Dallas, has elected G. Craig Sullivan, former chairman and CEO of The Clorox Company, to its board of directors, effective Sept­ember 1. Mr. Sullivan retired as chairman of the The Clorox Company in December of 2003 af…


  • DuPont Announces Changes In Management

    November 30, -0001
    DuPont, Wilmington, DE, has announced changes in management responsibilities for its investor relations and strategic planning functions. Anne Gualtieri, vice president of DuPont Investor Relations and Corporate Plans, is appointed vice president of…


  • Brussels-based CIRFS Appoints President

    November 30, -0001
    Brussels-based CIRFS, the association representing the European man-made fibers industry, announced the appointment of Omer Sabanci as president. He succeeds Giancarlo Berti on the approval of the CIRFS general assembly. Mr. Sabanci is chairman of Du…


  • Polymer Group Inc. Appoints VP of Sales and Marketing

    November 30, -0001
    N. Charleston, SC-based Polymer Group Inc., has announced the appointment of Scott Tracey as vice president of sales and marketing. He was previously vice president of food service sales at Sweetheart Cup in Owings Mills, MD. Prior to that, Tracey he…


  • Keystone-Aniline Corporation Announces Addition to Staff

    November 30, -0001
    Keystone-Aniline Corporation, Chi­cago, has announce the addition of Ted Gilbaugh to its technical staff. Mr. Gilbaugh will be based at Keystone's pigment dispersion manufacturing facility in Inman, SC. His responsibilities include new product de…


  • Sales Manager

    November 30, -0001
    TNS Advanced Technologies, Spartan­­­burg, SC, has named David Hodges of Wellstone Mills sales manager. Mr. Hodges has 22 years experience with Greenwood Mills, The Krystal Company, TNS Mills and Wellstone Mills.  Additionally, three…


  • ExxonMobil Chemical Company Appoints a Global Sales Manager

    November 30, -0001
    ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Houston, appointed Irwin Levowitz as global sales manager for Polyethylene. Mr. Levowitz will bring his global business experience to the full range of low, linear, low- and high-density polyethylene polymers. Mr. Levo…


  • PCMC Names Replacement For Retiring Vice President

    November 30, -0001
    Green Bay-based Paper Converting Machine announced the retirement of Robert Clausen, vice president of finance and treasurer, after 32 years of service. Mr. Clausen became an officer of the company in 1984 upon his election as Treasurer and Controlle…


  • Michael Gallagher Plans To Retire from Playtex Products, Inc.

    November 30, -0001
    Playtex Products, Inc., Westport, CT, has announced that Michael Gallagher plans to retire from the company by the end of the year or when a successor is named. Mr. Gallagher has been chief executive officer and director of the company since 1995.…