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Albany International appoints William Higgins CEO

24th Jan 2020

Albany International, a manufacturer of engineered components, has announced that its board of directors has appointed A William Higgins as president & CEO, to succeed Olivier Jarrault, who resigned by mutual agreement. Erkie Kailbourne, who currently serves as director, will return to his role as chairman of board of directors, succeeding Higgins.

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Scott Bader appoints Paul Smith non-executive chairman

21st Jan 2020

Scott Bader Co Limited, global adhesives, resins and gelcoats manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Paul Smith as non-executive chairman. Scott Bader's current executive chairman, Kevin Matthews, will remain as CEO of the company. Smith is a seasoned chemical industry professional and has held a number of executive and non-executive positions.

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Bostik completes acquisition of LIP

7th Jan 2020

Bostik, an international adhesives company, has completed the acquisition of LIP Bygningsartikler AS (LIP), the Danish leader in tile adhesives, waterproofing systems and floor preparation solutions, on January 3, 2020. This acquisition is in line with Arkema's strategy to continuously grow its Adhesives business through bolt-on acquisitions.

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Shape adds manufacturing capacity for F1 car build

7th Jan 2020

Shape Machining, a provider of precision composite machine tools, has increased its manufacturing capacity by employing additional pattern makers, for the Formula One (F1) car. F1 car is a single-seat racing car used in Formula One competitions. The additional workforce will allow the company to reduce lead times and achieve tight deadline RFQ's.

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Ahlstrom-Munksjö sells glass fibre reinforcement business

2nd Jan 2020

Ahlstrom-Munksjö, a global leader in sustainable and innovative fibre-based materials, has completed the sales of its glass fibre reinforcement business in Mikkeli, Finland, to Vitrulan Composites Oy, a fully owned subsidiary of Vitrulan Group and part of the family-owned industrial holding Adcuram Group. The transaction was announced on November 21,...

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Herrmann Ultrasonics expands to support continued growth

20th Dec 2019

Herrmann Ultrasonics, an ultrasonic manufacturer, has announced about their new expansion by adding 10,000 square feet to their US headquarters in Bartlett, IL. This expansion to 30,000 square feet will support Herrmann's planned growth over the next 6 years, allowing for additional manufacturing space, as well as increased employee growth.

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Kaman appoints James Coogan VP-IR & Business Development

19th Dec 2019

Kaman Corporation, which conducts business in the aerospace & defense, industrial and medical markets, has announced that James G Coogan will become vice president, investor relations & business development, effective January 1, 2020. In this role, Coogan will report directly to Neal J Keating, chairman, president, and chief executive officer.

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SGIA and Napco Media appoint Andy Cvitanov as COO

18th Dec 2019

Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA), a premier printing trade organisation and Napco Media has appointed Andy Cvitanov as chief operating officer. In this new position, Cvitanov will oversee all operations within the newly formed company, including association infrastructure, strategy, audience development, finance, IT, human resources and...

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TenCate fire service products now Oeko-Tex certified

17th Dec 2019

TenCate Protective Fabrics, a global leader in the design and production of protective fabrics for the emergency response and military markets has announced that the products for fire service market will be now Oeko-Tex® certified. Certification by Oeko-Tex® to the Standard 100 has been completed for TenCate outer shells and thermal liners.

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