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  • 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

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    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…


  • Paoli, PA-based Ametek, Inc. Has Names VP and General Manager

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    Paoli, PA-based Ametek, Inc., has named Harold Caroe as vice president and general manager of the Test and Calibration Instruments Division. Mr. Caroe joined Ametek in 2000 as sales manager and marketing director for Ametek Denmark, was made gene…


  • Fiberweb: Steve Dryden

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    Fiberweb has named Steve Dryden a non-executive director of the company, effective June 1, 2009. Mr. Dryden has been the group finance director of DS Smith since April 2008. Prior to this, he was finance director of Filtrona and has also held senior…


  • Kimberly-Clark Corporation

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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

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    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…