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Monadnock appoints new Plant Manager to support growth

In this new role Ed Books will use his experience in lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles to expand MNWs production capabilities.

2nd December 2014

Innovation in Textiles
 |  Mt. Pocono, PA

Industrial, Medical/Hygiene, Civil Engineering

In this new role, Ed, currently a Production Manager, will use his experience in lean manufacturing and Six Sigma principles to drive improvements and expand MNWs production capabilities.

“I am pleased to promote someone of Ed’s calibre to this role,” said Keith Hayward, Managing Director of MNW.  “Ed’s depth of experience in a range of manufacturing environments as well as his superior quality, safety and cost management practices will take MNW to the next level.”

Considerable improvements

Ed will be instrumental in managing MNWs melt blowing and calendaring operation. “Over the last four years, Ed has driven considerable improvements in yield to meet ever increasing customer demand in his role of Production and Operations Manager,” said Hayward.

“This is a well-earned and logical next step as we seek to continue our efficiency improvements using the best manufacturing practices under Ed’s leadership.”  He will replace Carol Bailey who is retiring as the longest serving employee of the company.

Monadnock Non-Wovens

Monadnock Non-Wovens, a subsidiary of Monadnock Paper Mills, of Bennington, NH, was established in 1999 to manufacture nonwoven material for the fast growing filtration, facemask, healthcare, consumer and homeland security markets.

It supplies roll goods nonwovens media to converters around the world using advanced fibre technology to meet global standards.

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