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  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

    November 30, -0001
    In a move to further elevate the needs of retail customers and shoppers into all elements of its consumer products businesses, Kimberly-Clark Corporation has appointed Don Quigley as president of North American Customer Deve­lopment. Formerly…


  • KAPCO Converted Products: Nick Briggs and Jeff Perenic

    November 30, -0001
    Kent, Ohio-based KAPCO Converted Products has made two recent additions to its staff. First, the company welcomes Nick Briggs, senior account representative.  Mr. Briggs will be responsible for the eastern and southern regions of the U.S. He has…


  • SDL Atlas

    November 30, -0001
    Charlotte, NC-based SDL Atlas has appointed nine-year textile veteran John Crocker as its new director of sales for the Americas. From his base in Greensboro, Mr. Crocker will direct sales and coordinate support for the firm's wide variety of test pr…


  • Nonwoven Fibers: Wolfgang Plasser

    November 30, -0001
    Wolfgang Plasser has been appointed vice president Nonwoven Fibers by Lenzing Fibers. As former managing director of Lenzing Plastics, he will take over the nonwovens business unit by July 1. Robert Gregan, who had previously managed Nonwoven Fibers,…


  • RKW SE: Werner Feistkorn

    November 30, -0001
    RKW SE has relieved Werner Feistkorn of his position as chairman and CEO of the executive management board of the company with immediate effect. Roland Roth, who has been a member of the executive management board of RKW for many years, takes over th…


  • Trevira GmbH: Hemant Sharma

    November 30, -0001
    Trevira GmbH has announced that Hemant Sharma ceased to be managing director effective in May. Hemant Sharma had taken up this position in September 2004. Trevira GmbH will now be headed by Elke Bäuerle as sole managing director. who joined Trev…


  • Bostik Inc.: Nelson Schmidt, Inc.

    November 30, -0001
    Bostik Inc. has selected Nelson Schmidt, Inc. as its marketing agency after a competitive review. Nelson Schmidt will provide branding, advertising, public relations, direct mail, research and tradeshow support for Bostik’s Non-woven, Tape &…


  • Industrial Textile Associates (ITA)

    November 30, -0001
    Industrial Textile Associates (ITA) has formed a partnership/alliance between ITA and Subhash Batra (of SKBA), a consultant and professor emeritus of North Carolina State University. Bill Smith, ITA’s principal and founder, said he is delighted…


  • New Director and CFO For Fiberweb

    November 30, -0001
    Fiberweb plc has named Daniel Abrams director and CFO. As of February 1, he has replaced Simon Bowles. Mr. Abrams was most recently CFO of Cambridge Display Technology Inc. until July 2006 and, prior to this role, was finance director of Xenova…


  • New position of Vice President/COO

    November 30, -0001
    As Performance Fibers continues its ag­gressive growth, it has named Alexander Carnevale to the new position of vice president/COO to manage business operations worldwide and Marc Sicre to lead the European business. The addition of the COO po…


  • Vice President and General Manager Nonwoven Fibers

    November 30, -0001
    Effective January 1, Robert Gregan has been appointed vice president and general manager nonwoven fibers, succeeding Dave Hoyland. He joins Lenzing from Kelheim Fibres GmbH, where he held the position of managing director. In his new function, Mr. Gr…


  • Adhesives Research, Inc. has promoted Kim Weigle

    November 30, -0001
    Adhesives Research, Inc. has promoted Kim Weigle to vice president of manufacturing. Ms. Weigle is responsible for the manufacturing operations for the medical, pharmaceutical, electronics, engineered tapes and splicing divisions of Adhesives Resea…


  • Martin Automatic Europe GmbH

    November 30, -0001
    Martin Automatic Inc. has added Markus Knott to the staff of Martin Automatic Europe GmbH. Mr. Knott has been involved in the printing and converting industries for more than 20 years and joined Martin Automatic Europe GmbH as the European sales mana…


  • Maxcess International

    November 30, -0001
    Oklahoma City, OK-based Maxcess Inter­national, Oklahoma City, OK, has upped its local support for Fife, Magpowr and Tidland customers with the return of Joe Beaton and the recruitment of Robert James. Mr. Beaton has re-joined the Maxcess team to…


  • Norman Gilsdorf Vice President and General Manager for Honeywell Process Solutions

    November 30, -0001
    Honeywell has appointed Norman Gilsdorf vice president and general manager for Honeywell Process Solutions operations in Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Mr. Gilsdorf was formerly senior vice president and general manager of UOP LLC’s proces…