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  • President and COO of Maxcess International

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    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…


  • NDC Infrared Engineeringhas appointed Danut Dragoi senior scientist

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    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…


  • General manager of Fleissner GmbH in Egelsbach, Ger­many

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    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…


  • Chief executive officer of Performance Fibers

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    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…


  • Janet Reed has joined Cotton In­corporated

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    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…


  • New CEO For Danish Airlaid

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    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…


  • Ron Schmidt Promoted

    November 30, -0001
    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…


  • General Manager of Italian Hygiene Machinery Company

    November 30, -0001
    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…


  • President of Worldwide Automotive Business

    November 30, -0001
    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…


  • CEO of Ahlstrom Corporation

    November 30, -0001
    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…


  • K-C Names Chief Strategy Officer

    November 30, -0001
    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…


  • EBM Techniek

    November 30, -0001
    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.…


  • New President and CEO of NatureWorks LLC

    November 30, -0001
    Marc Verbruggen has been named the new president and CEO of NatureWorks LLC. Mr. Verbruggen replaces Dennis McGrew, who had held the post since 2006. Mr. McGrew will remain with the company in an advisory capacity. Mr. Verbruggen comes to NatureWorks…


  • Pantex International hires General Manager

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    Pantex International is pleased to an­nounce the hiring of Prelo Hood as general manager of Pantex MENA in the United Arab Emirates effective July 15. Mr. Hood is originally from Greenville, SC and comes to Pantex with more than 12 years of exper…


  • Paul Viveiros to Vice President

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    National Nonwovens has promoted Paul Viveiros to vice president—customer relations. Mr. Viveiros was previously appointed customer service manager in 2001. He immediately focused on teamwork with the ability to work together toward a common vis…