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  • Andritz KŘsters GmbH

    November 30, -0001
    Harald Suttor has taken over the management of Andritz Küsters GmbH  effective November 1, 2007. He has replaced Erich Bröker, who left the company at his own request to take on a new professional challenge. Mr. Suttor possesses many y…


  • President of its Modular Vision Systems Division

    November 30, -0001
    Cognex Corporation has hired Robert Willett as president of its Modular Vision Systems Division (MVSD). Mr. Willett will report to Cognex chairman and CEO Robert Shillman. As president of MVSD, Mr. Willett will oversee the largest operating divi…


  • 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…


  • New Account Managers For Suominen

    November 30, -0001
    Suominen Nonwovens has appointed two new account managers, Marika Aarnio-Mäkilä and Alexander Maximov. Ms. Aarnio-Mäkilä joined Suominen from Kuitu Finland Oy, where she worked as a sales manager. She has extensive experience with…


  • P&G Names Two Vice Chairmen

    November 30, -0001
    Cincinnati-based Procter & Gamble promoted two presidents to vice chairmen. Susan Arnold was named head of company’s global beauty care business, and Robert McDonald will lead global operations and oversee relationships with retailers.…


  • Asselin-Thibeau has named Johannes Haep its new CEO

    November 30, -0001
    Asselin-Thibeau, part of NSC nonwoven, has named Johannes Haep its new CEO following the retirement last month of Marc Brabant. Before working in the nonwovens sector, Mr. Haep worked in the energy equipment industry. “I am proud to be offered…


  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

    November 30, -0001
    Kimberly-Clark Corporation, Dallas, has elected G. Craig Sullivan, former chairman and CEO of The Clorox Company, to its board of directors, effective Sept­ember 1. Mr. Sullivan retired as chairman of the The Clorox Company in December of 2003 af…


  • Dan-Web has appointed Director-European Sales

    November 30, -0001
    Dan-Web has appointed Sorin Crainic to the position of director-European sales. Mr. Crainic brings almost 20 years of nonwoven and hygiene business experience to Dan-Web, including direct experience in airlaid, carded and spunlace technologies and th…


  • DuPont Announces Changes In Management

    November 30, -0001
    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

    November 30, -0001
    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

    November 30, -0001
    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…