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  • DuPont Announces Changes In Management

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    DuPont, Wilmington, DE, has announced changes in management responsibilities for its investor relations and strategic planning functions. Anne Gualtieri, vice president of DuPont Investor Relations and Corporate Plans, is appointed vice president of…


  • Brussels-based CIRFS Appoints President

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    Brussels-based CIRFS, the association representing the European man-made fibers industry, announced the appointment of Omer Sabanci as president. He succeeds Giancarlo Berti on the approval of the CIRFS general assembly. Mr. Sabanci is chairman of Du…


  • Polymer Group Inc. Appoints VP of Sales and Marketing

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    N. Charleston, SC-based Polymer Group Inc., has announced the appointment of Scott Tracey as vice president of sales and marketing. He was previously vice president of food service sales at Sweetheart Cup in Owings Mills, MD. Prior to that, Tracey he…


  • Keystone-Aniline Corporation Announces Addition to Staff

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    Keystone-Aniline Corporation, Chi­cago, has announce the addition of Ted Gilbaugh to its technical staff. Mr. Gilbaugh will be based at Keystone's pigment dispersion manufacturing facility in Inman, SC. His responsibilities include new product de…


  • Sales Manager

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    TNS Advanced Technologies, Spartan­­­burg, SC, has named David Hodges of Wellstone Mills sales manager. Mr. Hodges has 22 years experience with Greenwood Mills, The Krystal Company, TNS Mills and Wellstone Mills.  Additionally, three…


  • ExxonMobil Chemical Company Appoints a Global Sales Manager

    November 30, -0001
    ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Houston, appointed Irwin Levowitz as global sales manager for Polyethylene. Mr. Levowitz will bring his global business experience to the full range of low, linear, low- and high-density polyethylene polymers. Mr. Levo…


  • K-C Names Medical Director

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    Kimberly-Clark Health Care has named Lynne Kelley the company’s medical director. Dr. Kelley has assumed the role of vice president, medical director for Irving, TX-based K-C's $1.2 billion healthcare business. In her newly created position, Dr…


  • Pantex MENA Hires GM

    November 30, -0001
    In another step to reorganize its business, Fiberweb, has created global business units for  its Consumer Fabrics and Airlaid divisions. The global Consumer Fabrics business unit will be led by Fiberweb CEO Daniel Dayan and will incorporate the…


  • H&V Has Appointed Two Senior Executives

    November 30, -0001
    Hollingsworth & Vose Company (H&V), has appointed two senior executives to general management positions. In the first, Robert Schiller was appointed vice president and general manager, high efficiency and specialty filtration (HESF) business…


  • Paul Viveiros to Vice President

    November 30, -0001
    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…


  • BASF Has Appointed Director of Production

    November 30, -0001
    BASF has appointed Christof Herion director of production for its intermediates unit located in Geismar, LA, where diols, derivatives and amines are produced. “Dr. Herion brings an excellent mix of technical and managerial skills to this positi…


  • Pantex International hires General Manager

    November 30, -0001
    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…


  • Cooley Group

    November 30, -0001
    Cooley Group has hired Chris Ricci as health and safety specialist. In this role, Mr. Ricci will oversee company safety programs, conduct safety training, assure company conformance to OSHA regulations and oversee workers compensation programs for th…


  • 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…


  • Top Twenty Under 40 Award

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    Seshadri Ramkumar of Texas Tech University was recently honored with the “Top Twenty Under 40 Award.” Dr. Ramkumar, who serves as the co-chairman of the India committee for INDA (Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry), has been rec…