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  • 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…


  • General manager of Fleissner GmbH in Egelsbach, Germany

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    Effective July 1, Dieter Zenker was appointed general manager of Fleissner GmbH in Egelsbach, Ger­many. He will share executive functions with Hans-Georg Buckel while being primarily in charge of the company's technical management. Dr. Zenker joi…


  • Ahlstrom names new president, CEO

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    The Board of Directors of Ahlstrom Corporation, Helsinki, Finland, has appointed Jukka Moisio, President and CEO of Ahlstrom Corporation. Juha Rantanen, former president and CEO will join Outokumpu Group in October and will become CEO of Outokumpu as…


  • NDC Infrared Engineeringhas appointed Danut Dragoi senior scientist

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    In an ongoing commitment to providing the best possible customer care, NDC Infrared Engineering has appointed Vince Tabone director of customer care in The Americas. Mr. Tabone will oversee customer care operations in the Irwindale, CA headquarters…


  • Jim DeVries Names VP of Nordson fiber systems

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    Jim DeVries, vice president of nonwovens and web coatings systems for Dawsonville, GA-based Nordson Corporation, has also been named vice president of Nordson fiber systems. In this added role, Mr. DeVries will have worldwide management responsibilit…


  • President and COO of Maxcess International

    November 30, -0001
    Marcel Hage has been promoted to president and COO of Maxcess International, a supplier of engineered products to the web handling industry and parent company of Fife, MAGPOWR and Tidland. In his expanded role, Mr. Hage will provide leadership for Ma…


  • Foss Manufacturing

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    Foss Manufacturing, Hampton, NH, has appointed Konstantin Goranov as its director of fiber research. Dr. Goranov’s responsibilities will include directing the company’s research and development initiatives within Foss's fiber Unit and thr…


  • Parkinson Technologies' strategic plan that is driving record growth

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    Parkinson Technologies has recently added new employees, made management promotions and changed the company's operational structure as a part of a strategic plan that is driving record growth. "Our plan is to achieve solid, sustainable growth and we'…


  • Rayonier

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    In other news, Rayonier announced that James Hance, vice chairman and director of Bank of America Corporation, has been named to its board of directors. Mr. Hance was Chief Financial Officer of Bank of America before stepping down earlier this year.…


  • EDANA:Patricia Featherstone

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    At its Annual General Meeting, EDANA, the international association serving the nonwovens and related industries, has appointed Patricia Featherstone to the board of governors. As head of RKW’s Strategic Hygiene and Medical business unit and th…