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  • Reifenhäuser hires Eberhard Wenger

    May 27, 2014
    Will run sales and service for China-based business.

  • Marco Levi is Ahlstrom's president and CEO

    May 23, 2014
    The former senior VP at materials company Styron takes over the reins on June 15.

  • Tom Zaiser named CEO of FiberVisions

    May 12, 2014
    Indorama Ventures Public Company Limited appointed Tom Zaiser CEOof its FiberVisions subsidiary effective April 30, 2014. Zaiser succeeds Gary Spitz who is leaving the company. Zaiser will continue in his current role as president and general manager…

  • Medline forms new retail consumer division

    May 12, 2014
    Recognizing the changing healthcare landscape and the needs of today’s consumer, Medline Industries, Inc. formed a new retail consumer division to manage and expand its fast-growing retail consumer business. Mark Scott has been appointed as pre…

  • Autefa Solutions appoints regional sales manager

    Autefa Solutions appoints regional sales manager

    May 12, 2014
    John Jewett has joined Autefa Solutions North America as a new regional sales manager for nonwovens technology. Jewett has 14 years of worldwide experience in field work on all mechanical aspects of nonwovens machinery used in the automotive, filtrat…

  • Fi-Tech names Ian Mills market development director

    May 7, 2014
    Ian Mills joined Fi-Tech, Inc. May 1 as market development director with key responsibilities in new business development in North America for Brückner Textile Technologies and other Fi-Tech principals. Mills brings an extensive background in s…

  • 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…