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Val Hollingsworth

Chairman, President and CEO Val Hollingsworth began his career at H&V in Operations working as a night shift supervisor, a production manager and a plant manager.  Then, he was Director […]

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Richard Knowlson

Richard Knowlson earned his Bachelor of Science degree in Applied Chemistry at Trent University in Nottingham, England. His career began in materials businesses, connected with nonwovens, and has endured for […]

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Nick Santoleri

Chief Operating Officer Nick Santoleri is Chief Operating Officer of Rockline Industries, a global private branded supplier of coffee filters, Baby, Personal Care and Household wet wipe products. He has […]

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John F. Poccia III

EDUCATION BS Degree in Chemistry, Rutgers University 1982 PROFESSIONAL INDA 2015-2018 INDA Board of Directors WOW and Hygienix Conference Committees Technical Advisory Board Advisory Board Member Nonwovens Institute, North Carolina […]

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Nick Hrinko

In 1979, Nick joined Chicopee as a Marketing Specialist and we the first winner of Chicopee’s Marketer of the Year Award. He spent the next 15 years with Chicopee in […]

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Stephen Chester

Steve received his Bachelors and Masters Degrees in Mechanical Engineering from West Virginia University. His studies focused on the dynamics of two-phase flow which is what ultimately led to his […]

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Robert P. Julius

Nice-Pak was founded by my father over sixty years ago. He had a vision that pre-moistened wipes could become the optimum dispensing system for liquids across a broad spectrum of […]

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Ralph Moody, P.E.

Mr. Moody holds a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering from NC State University, and a Professional Engineering license in NC. He holds 11 Patents in the nonwovens field, and […]

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Bryan D. Haynes, Ph.D.

Dr. Haynes received his B.S. and M.S. in Aerospace Engineering and Ph.D.in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. During his graduate studies Dr. Haynes specialized in the […]

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Robert Averell

Bob Averell received his BA in Mathematics from the University of Pennsylvania and his MBA from Rutgers. His career spans 53 years in the polyester industry. Mr. Averell began his career […]

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