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  • EBM Techniek

    EBM Techniek has recently appointed Eric van den Dijssel manager sales. He will be responsible for the global sales and marketing business of all of EBM Techniek products. With years of experience in the automatic handling and packaging industry, Mr.…
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  • K-C Names Chief Strategy Officer

    Christian Brickman joined Kim­berly-Clark Sept. 1 as chief strategy officer, reporting to chairman and CEO Thomas Falk. In this position, Mr. Brickman will lead the development and monitoring of the company's strategic plans and processes to enha…
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  • CEO of Ahlstrom Corporation

    Jan Lång has been named president and CEO of Ahlstrom Corporation. He will take over the responsibility effective January 1, 2009. Mr. Lång joins Ahlstrom from the position of president and CEO of Uponor Corporation where he has worked…
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  • President of Worldwide Automotive Business

    Lydall has hired Joseph Wilsted as president of its worldwide automotive business. Mr. Wilsted comes to Lydall with more than 25 years of manufacturing and finance experience. He has a strong background in lean manufacturing and technology-driven so…
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  • General Manager of Italian Hygiene Machinery Company

    Giampiero De Angelis, former sales director of Fameccanica.Data S.p.A., has been named general manager of the Italian hygiene machinery company. He reports to Carlo Bianco, member of the board and executive committee of the company. Mr. De Angelis jo…
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  • Ron Schmidt Promoted

    Ron Schmidt, formerly director of OEM sales for Maxcess International, has been promoted to vice president market development, North America and export. In his new role, Mr. Schmidt will lead the effort to expand the company's business in existing as…
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  • Airlaid

    New CEO For Danish Airlaid

    Danish Airlaid Technology A/S has appointed Ronnie Andersson its new CEO. Mr. Andersson will take over the position from Lars Laursen who will continue at Danish Airlaid Technology as COO with a focus on production and technical and technological dev…
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  • Janet Reed has joined Cotton In≠corporated

    Janet Reed has joined Cotton In­corporated in the new position of associate director of Environmental Re­search, reporting to Kater Hake, vice president of Agricultural Research. At Cotton Incorporated, Ms. Reed will be the focal point for th…
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  • Fibers

    Chief executive officer of Performance Fibers

    Richard Brown has been named chief executive officer of Performance Fibers, a supplier of fibers, fabrics and advanced materials and an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Mr. Brown, who is a 23-year veteran of the chemicals an…
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  • Construction | Machinery and Equipment

    General manager of Fleissner GmbH in Egelsbach, Ger≠many

    Effective July 1, Dieter Zenker was appointed general manager of Fleissner GmbH in Egelsbach, Ger­many. He will share executive functions with Hans-Georg Buckel while being primarily in charge of the company's technical management. Dr. Zenker joi…
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  • NDC Infrared Engineeringhas appointed Danut Dragoi senior scientist

    In an ongoing commitment to providing the best possible customer care, NDC Infrared Engineering has ap≠pointed Vince Tabone director of customer care in The Americas. Mr. Tabone will oversee customer care operations in the Irwindale, CA headquarters…
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  • President and COO of Maxcess International

    Marcel Hage has been promoted to president and COO of Maxcess International, a supplier of engineered products to the web handling industry and parent company of Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland. In his expanded role, Mr. Hage will provide leadership for Ma…
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  • Parkinson Technologies' strategic plan that is driving record growth

    Parkinson Technologies has recently added new employees, made management promotions and changed the company's operational structure as a part of a strategic plan that is driving record growth. "Our plan is to achieve solid, sustainable growth and we'…
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  • Thrace-Linq Adds Customer Service Manager

    Thrace-Linq has expanded its customer service department to meet the needs of the growing geotextiles market. Donald O'Callaghan has joined the company as customer service manager; he will be responsible for managing the customer service department,…
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  • NDC Infrared Engineering has appointed Danut Dragoi senior scientist

    NDC Infrared Engineering has ap­pointed Robert Szepvolgyi director of customer care Asia. Based in Sing­apore, he will be responsible for all customer care activities in both the Asian and Japanese arenas. In his new role, Mr. Szepvolgyi…
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  • The Lubrizol Corporation has initiated several management changes

    The Lubrizol Corporation has initiated several management changes designed to better support the company's business objectives that include driving organic growth, strengthening the product portfolio and improving profitability. The newly appointed l…
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  • SCA Reorganizes Management Team

    SCA recently made several key changes in the management of its hygiene operation. Thomas Wulkan, current president SCA Americas, has been appointed new president personal care Europe. He will succeed Rijk Schipper who will leave this position. Sune L…
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  • The board of directors of Ahlstrom Corp≠oration have appointed a CEO

    The board of directors of Ahlstrom Corp­oration has appointed Jan Lang president and CEO of Ahlstrom, effective January 1, 2009. Mr. Lang joins Ahlstrom from the position of president and CEO of Uponor Corporation. He has been working for Uponor…
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  • Fibers

    DAK Americas LLC is expanding its fibers business team

    DAK Americas LLC is expanding its fibers business team supporting the North Am­erican nonwovens market. In step with its recent increases in supply of polyester staple fiber (PSF) for nonwovens in North Am­erica, DAK Americas has enhance…
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  • System sales manager, NDC Infrared En≠≠gineering

    NDC Infrared En­­gineering has appointed Craig Wolf to serve as its system sales manager, North America. Mr. Wolf is a seasoned sales executive with extensive product knowledge and management ex­perience in the measurement and control ind…
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