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UK’s Norco Composites names Carl Partridge as new sales director

12th Jan 2023

Norco Composites has named Carl Partridge as its sales director. The UK-based company is a leading producer of lightweight composite structures and innovative GRP mouldings and supplies it to all its customers all over the world. As a GRP manufacturer, the company meets the requirement of its customers for cost-effective high quality fibreglass...

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US’ Web Industries names Amy Reardon Doherty as VP, legal

22nd Dec 2022

US’ Web Industries, a manufacturing partner in aerospace, medical, home care, and industrial markets, has named Amy Reardon Doherty as vice president, legal. Over her career, Doherty has advised executives and business partners on many legal, financial, IP, and business issues. Web Industries provides precision converting and outsource manufacturing.

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India’s National Technical Textile Mission to boost innovation

10th Dec 2022

India’s National Technical Textile Mission is working to promote innovation and production in the textile sector, said Union minister Piyush Goyal at the CII Global Economic Policy Summit in New Delhi. He added that the government is making efforts towards boosting the cotton sector and that the pandemic highlighted the country’s dependence on supply...

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74 research projects worth ?232 cr approved under NTTM in India so far

9th Dec 2022

Under the National Technical Textiles Mission (NTTM), India has so far approved 74 research projects worth ?232 crore in the areas of speciality fibres and technical textiles by premier research institutes and organisations in association with industry partners, minister of state for textiles Darshana Jardosh told the lower house of parliament recently.

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Vietnam’s Stavian Chemical chooses 2 licences to boost PP production

5th Nov 2022

Vietnamese company and project investor Stavian Quang Yen Petrochemical Plant has chosen two of world’s leading advanced technology licenses, Honeywell UOP and Basell Poliolefine Italia, for its polypropylene production. With this move, the company expects to bolster its exports of petrochemical products to international market and domestic supply.

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Germany’s BASF appoints new chairman of BOD & CFO

21st Oct 2022

The supervisory board of BASF SE has extended the appointment of Martin Brudermuller as BASF’s chairman of the board of executive directors until the end of the 2024 annual shareholders’ meeting. The board has also appointed Dirk Elvermann as the new chief financial officer and chief digital officer. BASF SE is a German multinational chemical company.

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US’ P&G elect Rajesh Subramaniam to board of directors

14th Oct 2022

US’ consumer goods company, Procter & Gamble company (P&G), has announced that Rajesh Subramaniam, president and chief executive officer of FedEx Corporation, has been elected to its board of directors at its 2022 annual meeting of shareholders. P&G shareholders elected all 11 P&G director nominees, including Subramaniam and ten incumbent directors.

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Europe’s Ahlstrom-Munksjo to go by the name Ahlstrom

5th Oct 2022

Ahlstrom-Munksjo has started to operate under the business name Ahlstrom as of October 3, 2022. The company has completed the ownership reorganisation of its decor business and thus proceeded with its plan to change its name to Ahlstrom. The divested decor business continues as an independent company under the well-recognised Munksjo name.

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US’ H.B. Fuller appoints Celeste Mastin as president & CEO

30th Sep 2022

H.B. Fuller Company has announced that Celeste Mastin, executive vice president and chief operating officer, will succeed Jim Owens as H.B. Fuller’s president and chief executive officer (CEO), effective from December 4, 2022. Upon assuming the role, Mastin will also join the company's board of directors, replacing Owens, who will be retiring.

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