People In The News

  • Pliant Corporation

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    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.…


  • Standard Mill Machinery Corporation Has Named President

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    Standard Mill Machinery Corporation, West Warwick, RI, has named David Austin president and owner. He has worked for the company since 1996, most recently as vice president. Arthur Lavoie, former co-owner, continues to work with Mr. Austin, assisting…


  • Dial Corpor­ation Board of Directors

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    Elizabeth Harvey, a senior executive at the Scottsdale, AZ-based Dial Corpor­ation, has joined the board of directors of The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA). SDA is the U.S. trade association of the cleaning products and oleochemical industr…


  • Ken Jacobson Has Joined Techmer PM

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    Ken Jacobson has joined Techmer PM as vice president and general manager of the Fibers Division.  He will be based at the company’s Fiber Service Center in Dalton, GA and will report to president and CEO John Manuck. Mr. Jacobson will be r…


  • Michelman, Inc. Has Hired A New Chief Marketing Executive

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    Cincinnati-based Michelman, Inc. has hired Bob Poletti as the company's new chief marketing executive. Mr. Poletti's initial responsibilities will include consolidating Michelman’s global marketing efforts and putting a strategic marketing proc…


  • Tyco

    November 30, -0001
    Tyco has appointed James Pomeroy marketing and communications leader of engineered products and services and Gwen Fisher head of marketing and communications for plastics and adhesives. Pomeroy formerly served as communications leader in plastics and…


  • Ahlstrom Appoints Senior VP Finance As CFO Steps Down

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    Jari Mäntylä has been appointed senior vice president, finance at Ahlstrom Corporation. He will also join Ah­l­strom’s Corporate Executive Team. Mr. Mäntylä joined Ahlstrom in 2000 and currently serves as the Financi…


  • Par­kinson Technologies Inc.

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    Peter Termyn has been named director of sales and marketing for Par­kinson Technologies Inc. and its Plastics Division, Marshall and Wil­liams Plastics. Mr. Termyn leads the company’s customer facing activities. His experience includes…


  • LaserSpeed 4000 Product Line Sales Manager

    November 30, -0001
    Greg Goss, former Southeast district sales manager, will be transitioning into the role of LaserSpeed 4000 product line sales manager as part of the Americas sales organization within Beta Laser­Mike.  Mr. Goss will be responsible for North…


  • Chief Financial Officer of Martex Fiber Southern Corp.

    November 30, -0001
    Anthony Vitullo, Jr. has been named Chief Financial Officer of Martex Fiber Southern Corp., Philadelphia, PA. In addition to filling this position, Martex is continuing an executive search for a divisional CFO for its Spartanburg, SC location. A l…


  • Concert Names CEO

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    Concert Industries has appointed Tony Molluso president and chief executive officer, effective April 11, 2005. Mr. Molluso joins Concert from Vicwest Corporation where, as president and CEO, he recently completed a highly successful turnaround mandat…


  • Managing Director At Foss

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    Foss Manufacturing Company has ap­pointed Jeff Dellinger managing director of its Fiber Business Unit. Mr. Dellinger’s responsibilities include the management of several key areas for Foss’s Fiber Unit as well as  global sales an…


  • Ralph Romer Joins Ungricht

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    Ralph Romer has joined Ungricht where he will be responsible for sales to the nowovens industry. He previously worked at Enka Technical.…


  • Group Vice President Named for Maxcess

    November 30, -0001
    Marcel Hage has been named group vice president, North America for Maxcess International, the parent company of Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland. Maxcess is the industry’s leading source of engineered products to the web handling industry. In addition…


  • Two Appointments To The Senior Management Team

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    Celanese has made two appointments to its senior management team located in Dallas. Durtis Shaw was named executive vice president, general counsel for the Americas and corporate secretary. He joins Celense from Charter Communications, the nation&rsq…