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US’ SWM & Neenah unveil leadership team for combined company

20th May 2022

Schweitzer-Mauduit (SWM) and Neenah, manufacturers of specialty materials, have announced the future executive leadership team for the combined company, effective upon completing their pending merger. US’ SWM develops adhesive tapes, foams, nets, nonwovens, and papers. Neenah is known for filtration media, specialty coatings, and engineered materials.

James (Jim) Cree, president, MNW. Pic: INDA
US’ Monadnock Non-Wovens announces James Cree as new president

19th May 2022

Monadnock Non-Wovens (MNW), a manufacturer of meltblown synthetic media for automotive, surgical face masks and air and liquid filtration, has announced that James (Jim) Cree has joined the company as president. In his new role, Cree will lead the MNW team with a strategic and creative vision for the future. Cree will assume his role effective...

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JEC World 2022 in Paris successfully hosted 1,201 exhibitors

13th May 2022

The global composites community reunited at JEC WORLD 2022 on May 3rd to 5th for three busy, rewarding days of innovation, networking and knowledge sharing. Overall, the Paris edition of the event welcomed over 32,000 professional visits, in person and online, from more than 115 countries and featured 1,201 exhibitors along with 26 pavilions.

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US’ Glatfelter names Ramesh Shettigar as senior VP, CFO & treasurer

8th Apr 2022

Glatfelter, a supplier of engineered materials, has announced that Ramesh Shettigar, vice president, ESG, investor relations and corporate treasurer, will be promoted to the role of senior vice president, chief financial officer, and treasurer, effective May 6, 2022. Glatfelter is known for its technology-driven and customisable nonwovens solutions.

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US’ Rayonier gets Nordic Swan qualification for sustainable fluff pulp

30th Mar 2022

US’ Rayonier Advanced Materials, a leading pioneer in the production of fluff pulp, has announced that it qualifies as an ‘Inspected Raw Material’ by Nordic Swan Ecolabelling. The Nordic Swan Ecolabel sets strict environmental requirements in all phases of manufacturing, including requirements for eco-friendly chemicals used in eco-labelled products.

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Norway’s Hexagon Composites appoints Ingrid Aarsnes as VP IR & ESG

15th Mar 2022

Norwegian Hexagon Composites, an energy-based firm, has appointed Ingrid Aarsnes as vice president of investor relations (IR) and ESG. Before joining Hexagon Composites Aarsnes was the head of IR & ESG at Volue. Aarsnes has 15 years of experience in various roles within investor relations and communications in the energy sector including Scatec and...

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US’ INDA adds six new board members and officers

9th Mar 2022

US’ INDA, the Association of the Nonwoven Fabrics Industry, has announced six new board members and its 2022 slate of officers to guide the success of the nonwovens industry and its members. The new board members bring a high level of diverse expertise and insight to the management of the association as it moves forward with its vibrant growth.

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Swiss firm Oerlikon sees rise in orders by 25% in 2021

8th Mar 2022

Oerlikon, a leader in polymer processing and additive manufacturing, has delivered growth in orders and sales, supported by market recovery in Surface Solutions and strong demand in polymer processing solutions. Group order intake increased by 25 per cent to CHF 2,797 million in fiscal 2021, including a 0.6 per cent positive currency impact.

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Germany’s ThermHex named among top 100 innovative companies

7th Mar 2022

ThermHex has been named among top 100 innovative companies in Germany. The company is being honoured specifically for its excellent innovation achievements in the German SME sector. The core of the innovation competition is a scientific selection process that the participants undergo. ThermHex makes PP honeycomb cores for economic sandwich panels and...

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