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  • Tufco Technologies

    November 30, -0001
    Tufco Technologies has hired Ken Kline to head its flexographic printing department. Mr. Kline has more than 30 years of experience in wide and narrow web processes as well as extensive knowledge in prepress operations and is trained as a Six Sigma y…


  • Foamex International Appointed To Board of Directors

    November 30, -0001
    Foamex International, a manufacturer of flexible polyurethane and advanced polymer foam products in North Ameri­ca, has appointed David Lieberman to the company's board of directors. Mr. Lieberman, who will also serve on the Board’s Audit C…


  • Adhesives Research

    November 30, -0001
    Adhesives Research has named Patty Frey operations manager. Ms. Frey is responsible for the manufacturing operations involving the company’s pharmaceutical products including product quality, regulatory compliance, customer service, safety, pro…


  • Chairman of the American Fiber Manufacturers Association

    November 30, -0001
    Donald Clark has been elected chairman of the American Fiber Manu­facturers Association. He also serves as president and CEO of Pliana. Previously, Mr. Clark served as vice chairman and chairman of the executive committee for AFMA. He succeeds Wa…


  • MesseFrankfurt

    November 30, -0001
    Detlef Braun has been appointed to the management team of MesseFrankfurt. He has worked for Philip Morris Group, the Lancaster Group and Joop.…


  • Several Personnel Changes At Pliant Corporation

    November 30, -0001
    Several personnel changes have taken place at Pliant Corporation, Schaum­burg, IL. Kevin Howard will assume the post of vice president of North American sales for printed products. In this new key role, Mr. Howard will be in charge of leading Pli…


  • Fleissner GmbH

    November 30, -0001
    Dr. Jürgen Heller has taken over as technical managing director of Fleissner GmbH. Previously Dr. Heller was a member of the top management of Hauni Maschinenbau AG, a company of Körber AG in Hamburg. He was responsible for technical engine…


  • Parkinson Technologies Inc.

    November 30, -0001
    Parkinson Technologies Inc. has named Carol Royal  nonwovens and paper sales manager. With more than 20 years of experience as a technical service professional, Ms. Royal has a proven track record in market development for customer-focused, serv…


  • SML Mashinengesellschaft

    November 30, -0001
    SML Mashinengesellschaft has appointed Karl Stöger managing director. He will replace Bruno Haider who is retiring. Mr. Stöger has been with the company since 1985 and has gained vast experience as both a technician and businessman. He last…


  • Cascades Tissue Group Has Appointed Vice President of Sales

    November 30, -0001
    Cascades Tissue Group, Candiac, Canada, has appointed Stephan Doyon vice president of sales, North America for the commercial and industrial division. Mr. Doyon joined Cascades Tissue Group in 1991 as a customer service representative. He went on to…


  • Dan-Webs Thordahl Leaves MD Position

    November 30, -0001
    The Managing Director of Dan-Web­forming International and Dan-Web Research and Development A/S, Jens Erik Thordahl, has decided to leave his position. His responsibilities in the group have been split  between Lars Windfeld and Lars Laursen…


  • Duni Names Executive VP & Deputy CEO

    November 30, -0001
    Gun Nilsson has been named executive vice president and deputy CEO of Swedish airlaid producer Duni. Ms. Nilsson will continue to hold her responsibility in corporate development.…


  • Freudenberg Household Products

    November 30, -0001
    Klaus Peter Meier has assumed responsibility for the management of Freudenberg Household Products in Weinheim, Germany effective January 1. He replaces Hans Georg Franke, 54, who is leaving the company. Meier has been an executive at Freudenberg Hous…


  • Avery Dennison Elected Director

    November 30, -0001
    Avery Dennison has elected Rolf Bor­jesson director of the company, effective January 5, 2005.  Mr. Borjesson is chairman of Rexam PLC, one of the world's top five consumer packaging companies and its leading beverage can manufacturer. Prior…


  • Pliant Corporation

    November 30, -0001
    Gail Becke has been named technical director of personal care/medical for Pliant Corporation. Ms. Becke was most recently research and development associate director of Tredegar Films and has also worked at the Dow Chemical Company. She holds a B.S.…