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  • Ole Hoelseth joins Fimtech

    May 1, 2014
    Ole Hoelseth has been named the new manager for marketing and sales at Fimtech. Hoelseth has a BA in media studies from the University of Westminster, London and brings with him experience having worked for a number of advertising agencies. His most…


  • High-Tech Conversions hires technical assistant

    May 1, 2014
    High-Tech Conversions, a manufacturer of innovative cleaning products used in controlled environments and industrial settings, has named Subhra Roy as its new technical assistant. Roy's duties will include assisting with the development of new an…


  • Martex Fiber makes executive appointments

    May 1, 2014
    Martex Fiber Southern Corporation, the “No Fiber Left Behind” leader in textile trading and recycling, announced executive appointments in finance, marketing and operations. David Kennedy was appointed CFO and chief administrative office…


  • Superior Felt & Filtration hires regional sales manager

    April 29, 2014
    Matt Cox has joined Superior Felt & Filtration's business development team in its Spartanburg, SC, office as regional sales manager. In this role, his function will be to oversee the southeast territory. Cox has an extensive history in the no…


  • Lynda Kelly joins Suominen

    April 22, 2014
    Wipes industry veteran named senior vice president, care business.


  • Lenzing names Thomas Riegler CFO

    Lenzing names Thomas Riegler CFO

    April 16, 2014
    The supervisory board of Lenzing AG appointed Thomas Riegler to serve as the company’s new CFO for a period of three years effective June 1, 2014. Born in Graz, Riegler studied business administration and has accumulated more than 20 years of…


  • Pillar/ITW names new business unit leader

    April 16, 2014
    Pillar Technologies, a manufacturer of advanced surface treatment and induction cap sealing systems, has appointed Rory Wolf as CEO and business unit manager. Wolf has more than 30 years' experience driving sales, marketing, manufacturing and op…


  • Leadership change in Evonik superabsorbents business

    Leadership change in Evonik superabsorbents business

    April 16, 2014
    Norbert Westerholt appointed head of business line.


  • Technical Fibre Products makes executive appointments

    March 27, 2014
    UK-based Technical Fibre Products Ltd., a manufacturer of advanced nonwoven materials, has made organizational changes at their U.S.-based operations—Technical Fibre Products Inc. and Electro Fiber Technologies LLC. At Technical Fibre Products…


  • Branson Ultrasonics has a new president

    March 27, 2014
    Emerson Industrial Automation, a business of Emerson, recently announced the appointment of Joseph Dillon as president of Branson Ultrasonics Corp. In his new role Dillon has responsibility for overseeing the worldwide operations of Branson, a provid…


  • K-C names president of customer development

    March 20, 2014
    Kimberly-Clark North America (KCNA) has announced that Grant LaMontagne has been named president, customer development. In his new role, LaMontagne will lead all sales and customer development activities for Kimberly-Clark’s operations in North…


  • Low & Bonar chief executive retires

    March 20, 2014
    Steve Good, Low & Bonar’s chief executive, has informed the board of his intention to retire from full time executive roles. Good has been instrumental in the reshaping and repositioning of Low & Bonar, having been in a number of senior…


  • Aki Saarinen resigns from Ahlstrom

    March 20, 2014
    Aki Saarinen, executive vice president, strategic business development, has decided to resign from Ahlstrom to pursue other career opportunities. He will step down from the executive management team in February 2014 and continue in his current role u…


  • Xerium hires Wern-Lirn as president of Asia

    March 20, 2014
    Xerium Technologies has named Wern-Lirn (Paul) Wang president of Asia. He will be based in Xerium's Asia headquarters office in Shanghai, China and will have full responsibility for the Asia region. Wang will be responsible for delivering Xerium-…


  • Viscose staple fiber maker Sateri names Tey Wei Lin as CEO

    March 20, 2014
    The board of viscose staple fiber maker Sateri announced that as of March 18, 2014, Tey Wei Lin, an executive director and the acting CEO, will be appointed as the CEO of the company. Tey will remain a member of each of the Remuneration Committee, th…