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  • Two Appointments To The Senior Management Team

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    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…


  • Ahlstrom appoints Sakari Ahdekivi as new CFO

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    Current CFO Seppo Parvi, also executive vice president, food and medical business area, will leave Ahlstrom at the end of January 2014.


  • Filtration Group Names New COO

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    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…


  • OMNOVA Solutions

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    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…


  • K-C CFO Buthman to Retire, Maria Henry Named Successor

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    Henry becomes SVP and CFO on April 27


  • INDA's New Leadership

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    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.  …


  • Maitre Retires From Dilo

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    Klaus Maitre has retired as vice president of Dilo, Inc. For more than 25 years he provided excellent work and service to the company’s North American customers.  Mr. Maitre was deeply involved in administration and management from the beg…


  • Strengthen its corporate sustainability program

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    PGI is underway with an initiative to strengthen its corporate sustainability program with focused and expanded ef­forts in this area led by the company’s first chief sustainability officer (CSO). John Heironimus, chief marketing officer fo…


  • Several personnel changes at Nordson Corporation

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    Several personnel changes have taken place at Nordson Corporation recently. Topping the list, Andy Dunn, corporate senior vice president of Nordson Corporation’s Advanced Technology Syst­ems segment, has retired. Chairman, CEO and president…


  • Winkler+Dnnebier AG

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    Effective March 1, Jochen Engelke has been appointed chief executive officer of Winkler+Dünnebier AG. Mr. Engelke studied engineering with a special focus on plant engineering at the University of Dortmund, Germany. He has many years of manageme…


  • Elsner Engineering Works

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    Elsner Engineering Works has promoted Jay Roth to regional sales manager with responsibility for the western and eastern U.S., Canadian territories and its Italian and African sales territories. Mr. Roth replaces Donald Rush, who retired at the end o…


  • Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC)

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    Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) has announced the addition of a new member to the company’s commercial team. Jason Manders has been promoted to product and applications leader for the printing and nonwovens converting machinery segment.…


  • M33 Integrated Solutions

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    M33 Integrated Solutions has hired Kevin Survance to serve as the company’s Chief Information Officer. Kevin is responsible for defining the company’s technology strategy, leading the development of M33’s business software systems,…


  • Barry-Wehmiller has appointed John Stroup to its board of directors

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    Barry-Wehmiller has appointed John Stroup to its board of directors. Mr. Stroup is an accomplished leadership professional in the manufacturing industry and an experienced practitioner of the lean principles of continuous improvement. The company exp…


  • The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA)

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    The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) has elected two new members to join its ranks at its first meeting of 2009. They are William Littlefield, executive vice president and general manager of branded products at Sun Products Cor­poration, and…