GREEN BAY, Wis., Feb. 23, 2011 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Tufco Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq:TFCO), a leading provider of branded contract wet and dry wipes converting in North America and a leader in specialty printing services and business imaging products, announced the appointment of John Michaud as Director, Business Development of its Green Bay, Wisconsin Contract Manufacturing Division.

John brings more than twenty-two years of experience in technical sales, marketing and management in nonwovens and related industries. Most recently John served as CEO of NOVOC Performance Resins, a manufacturer of environmentally friendly thermoset resins. John was Vice President/General Manager, Wipes-The Americas for Ahlstrom and President and Founder of Green Bay Nonwovens. Previously, he held sales positions at Calgon Corporation and Fort Howard.

John received a BS in Electrical Engineering from the University of Wisconsin-Platteville and an MBA in Marketing and Finance from the University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. John's experience will complement Tufco's wipes growth initiatives with consumer and commercial wipes marketers and suppliers. 
CONTACT: James Robinson, Senior Vice President         Tufco Technologies, Inc.         P. O. Box 23500         Green Bay, WI 54305-3500         (920) 336-0054         (920) 336-9041 (Fax)