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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 In­corporated

    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, Ger­many

    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 ap­pointed 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 Corp­oration 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 En­­gineering

    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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  • Fibertex Realigns Management

    Since January 2008, Fibertex has been operating under new management with two top executives being responsible for their business areas. More recently, the Aalborg, Denmark-based nonwovens producer has named these two executives—Mikael Axelsen…
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  • Apparel

    Wellington Custom Fabrics appointed Stacey Richmond general manager

    Wellington Custom Fabrics, a converter/distributor of apparel accessories in­cluding embroidery backings, has appointed Stacey Richmond general manager effective last month. Last year the company was acquired by Boyd Technologies, a South Lee, MA…
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  • NDC Infrared Engineering has appointed Danut Dragoi senior scientist

    NDC Infrared Engineering, a supplier of on-line measurement and control systems, has appointed Danut Dragoi senior scientist. Dr. Dragoi will help lead the effort in the area of sensors with a focus on new technologies for improving precision and acc…
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  • Electronics

    Tom Nash president of the Surface Inspection Systems division

    Cognex Corporation has named Tom Nash president of the Surface Inspection Systems division. Mr. Nash reports to Robert Shillman, chairman and CEO of Cognex. Cognex's Surface Inspection Systems division specializes in developing turnkey vision systems…
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  • Daikin's Uni­dyne sales team as a technical sales representative

    Shawn Hickey has joined Daikin's Uni­dyne sales team as a technical sales representative responsible for the day-to-day sales activities of Unidyne products. The Unidyne products are a family of fluorochemicals designed to impart superior water,…
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  • EDANA has a new marketing and communications director

    EDANA has named Abby Bailey its new marketing and communications director, effective November 2008. In this newly expanded role combining both the marketing and communications needs of the association and its member companies, Ms. Bailey is responsib…
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