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  • The Albis Group has a new director-business development

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    Henning Roettger has joined The Albis Group as director-business development effective Jan 1, 2008. “We are pleased to welcome someone of Mr. Roettger’s caliber into the family of Albis companies,” reported Gianni Boscolo, owner of…


  • Baker Adhesives: Jim Stirn

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    Baker Adhesives, a division of AMB En­terprises, LLC is has added Jim Stirn to its executive team as vice president of sales. Mr. Stirn’s 20-plus years in the water-based and hot melt industries is expected to help Baker Adhesives attain it…


  • CEO of Fibertex Resigned

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    Michael Meulengracht has resigned as CEO of Fibertex effective December 31, 2007. In his absence, the day-to-day management of Fibertex will be handled by  Mikael Staal Axelsen, general manager, Jørgen Bech Madsen, general manager and Ole…


  • Alfred Watzl Retired

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    Alfred Watzl has retired from machinery and equipment supplier Fleis­sner where he was responsible for marketing and sales activities for the Egelbach, Germany-based company. During his nearly four decades with Fleissner, Mr. Watzl exerted a deci…


  • Board of Directors of Saueressig GmbH + Co. KG

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    Tomas Sterkenburgh has been ap­pointed to the board of directors of Saueressig GmbH + Co. KG, Vreden, Germany. He started his career at Saueressig in 1997 as a project manager for research and development. In 1998, Dr. Sterkenburgh first became h…


  • Dan-Webforming Int. A/S

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    Effective December 2007, Jens Erch became part of the team at Dan-Webforming Int. A/S. Mr. Erch will lead the company’s efforts as it increases the scope of its hammer mill and defibration sales and development activities. Mr Erch will work fro…


  • New Chairman

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    Mönchengladbach, Germany-based A. + E.  Ungricht GmbH + Co KG has extended its executive board by appointing Hans Christoph Zeis­lmair chairman. Dr.  Zeislmair will be responsible for production with the aim of realigning the compa…


  • Maxcess International

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    Craig Cooper has joined Maxcess International to provide local expertise for Fife, Magpowr and Tidland products in Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Montana and the provinces of Alberta and British Columbia, Canada. Mr. Cooper has extensive experience in in…


  • New CFO and Vice President of Finance

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    Michelman, Cincinnati, OH, has strengthened its executive leadership team by hiring Alan Blake as the company’s new CFO and vice president, finance.  Mr. Blake will assume responsibility for all aspects of the finance and IT departments. I…


  • Several Changes to BST Pro Mark's Sales Force

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    John Thome, general manager of BST Pro Mark has announced several changes to the company’s sales force. In the first, Webconvert Ltd. of Toronto has been appointed BST Pro Mark sales representative for the Canadian provinces of Ontario, Manitob…


  • Sun Chemical Appointed Rudi Lenz Its CEO and President

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    Sun Chemical appointed Rudi Lenz its CEO and president effective January,  2008. Koji Oe, president of Dainippon Ink and Chemicals of Japan, Sun Chemical’s parent company, made the announcement on behalf of the Sun Chemical board of direct…


  • Barry-Wehmiller

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    David VanderMolen has joined the organizational empowerment team of Barry-Wehmiller as leader of organizational leadership development. For the past 10 years, Mr. VanderMolen worked for a leading lean manufacturer as its leadership and performance de…


  • New CEO For Danish Airlaid

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    Danish Airlaid Technology A/S has appointed Ronnie Andersson its new CEO. Mr. Andersson will take over the position from Lars Laursen who will continue at Danish Airlaid Technology as COO with a focus on production and technical and technological dev…


  • Janet Reed has joined Cotton Incorporated

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    Janet Reed has joined Cotton In­corporated in the new position of associate director of Environmental Re­search, reporting to Kater Hake, vice president of Agricultural Research. At Cotton Incorporated, Ms. Reed will be the focal point for th…


  • Chief executive officer of Performance Fibers

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    Richard Brown has been named chief executive officer of Performance Fibers, a supplier of fibers, fabrics and advanced materials and an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc. Mr. Brown, who is a 23-year veteran of the chemicals an…