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  • 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…


  • Filtration Group Names New COO

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    Brandon Ost has been named the COO for Filtration Group, the largest privately owned air filtration manufacturer in North America. As part of his promotion, Ost will take over some of the company’s day-to-day operations. He will also retain his…


  • OMNOVA Solutions

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    OMNOVA Solutions has promoted Mark Mussman to the position of business manager for Textile Chemicals. Mr.  Mussman’s primary responsibility will be to direct the sales, marketing, technical services and research activities of the Textile C…


  • INDA's New Leadership

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    INDA, Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced new leadership of its International Trade Advisory Board (ITAB).  Serving as co-Chairs for the ITAB will be Gonzalo Castro of Cardinal Health and David Ford of BBA Fiberweb.  …


  • Freudenberg Names New Chair Of Management Board

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    Bruce Olson has been appointed chair of the board of management of Freudenberg Nonwovens, effective June 1, 2007. Mr. Olson moved to Freudenberg from Rockwood Special­ties Group, where he held the position of senior vice president. Prior to joini…


  • Senior Vice President and CFO

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    Buckeye Technologies Inc. has promoted Steven Dean, previously vice president and CFO, to senior vice president and CFO effective July 1, 2007. Mr. Dean was elected vice president and controller in 2006 and was appointed vice president and CFO later…


  • Avery Dennison Names Group Vice President

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    Avery Dennison has named Timothy Clyde group vice president, specialty materials and converting (SMC) effective last month. In his new post, Mr. Clyde will have responsibility for Avery Dennison’s graphics and reflective products division, spec…


  • Rayonier

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    Rayonier has placed Charles Hood in the position of vice president, corporate affairs, reporting to Lee Thomas, chairman, president and CEO. He succeeds Jay Fredericksen who previously announced his plans to retire in September after 30 years with Ra…


  • Mark Geeves Has Been Named Head of Ciba Color Services

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    Mark Geeves has been named head of Ciba Color Services in the Americas and vice president—Americas at MetalFX, a Ciba Color Services subsidiary. In his new position, Mr. Geeves will focus on bringing the MetalFX Technology metallic color p…


  • Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex Strengthened Its Technical and Research Capabilities

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    Dow Reichhold Specialty Latex has strengthened its technical and research capabilities in the roofing materials market through a strategic new hire. James Chantler has joined Dow Reichhold as a research associate. Dr. Chantler has significant experie…


  • New Global Business Development Manager

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    Frank Burkus recently joined Nordson Corporation as global business development manager for new materials in the Adhesive Systems Group. Mr. Burkus will be based in Duluth, GA, reporting to Eric Luftig, global marketing manager for Nordson’s Ad…


  • Gerd Ries Chairman of EDANA

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    At the Annual General Meeting of EDANA, the European Disposables and Nonwovens Association, held in Berlin, Germany in May, Gerd Ries was elected chairman of EDANA by members for a one-year term of office. Mr. Ries, who is vice president EAME, Regula…


  • The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA)

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    During its mid-year meeting in Washington, D.C., The Soap and Detergent Association (SDA) board of directors elected Tony Frencham, global business director and general manager—cleaning. The current term of the new board members lasts through J…


  • Kapco Has Made Several Recent Personnel Appointments.

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    Kapco has made several recent personnel appointments. In the first, Dave Ernst was promoted to a new inventory control position. Kapco created this position to improve inventory accuracy and provide the best possible service to its customers. Mr. Ern…


  • Fiberweb Names New Vice Presidents

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    Fiberweb Americas has named John Juric vice president of Finance, Americas and David Keough vice president of Consumer Care. Mr. Juric brings more than 20 years of financial experience to Fiberweb, including 15 years in the chemical and specialty pro…