MANCHESTER, CT – January 8, 2002 – Lydall, Inc. today announced that Klaus Burhop has been engaged as International Pulp and Paper Marketing Representative for the Lydall Paper Distribution Center, located at the Newport News Marine Terminal in Newport News, Virginia.
Mr. Burhop will represent Lydall Distribution Services Inc., a Lydall subsidiary, in the provision of seamless logistics services to international forest products companies, marine carriers and forest products marine terminals through the Port of Virginia/Newport News. Additionally, he will take an active role working with company management and the International Marketing Staff of the Virginia Port Authority to promote the Lydall Paper Distribution Center as a premier, fully dedicated forest products distribution facility.
Bill Franks, President of Lydall Transport, Ltd., was pleased to announce Mr. Burhop’s new affiliation with Lydall. “We are very happy that Klaus has joined our team,” he said, “his international maritime knowledge and paper experience will be of great benefit to our organization in Newport News.”
Mr. Burhop resides in Montreal, Quebec - Canada and has an extensive background in the field of international logistics. From 1970 to 1985 he was Director Distribution Division for a large German Chemical Company and for the next twelve years held the position of Director Corporate Logistics with a major Canadian Forest Products Company. Since late 1997 he has acted as principal for Quadra Global Inc. and is the North American Representative for two European Marine Terminal Firms in Hamburg, Germany and Liverpool, England, as well as for a Canadian Stevedoring Company from Quebec - Canada.
Lydall Distribution Services is a division of Lydall Transport, Ltd., which provides transportation and distribution services for all Lydall companies and a variety of specialized product manufacturers in Europe, the U.S. and Canada. Lydall, Inc. is a New York Stock Exchange listed company (NYSE: LDL - news), headquartered in Manchester, Connecticut. The Company, with 11 operations in the U.S., one in France, and one in Germany, with sales offices in Japan and Singapore, focuses on specialty engineered products for the thermal/acoustical and filtration/separation markets.