Comer Appointed Director, International Sales For PrimaLoft Yarn Divis

Ronald Comer, a 21-year veteran sales and marketing executive in the yarn industry, has been named director of international sales for the Yarn Division of PrimaLoft, a part of Albany International Corp.
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Albany, NY – Ronald Comer, a 21-year veteran sales and marketing executive in the yarn industry, has been named director of international sales for the Yarn Division of PrimaLoft, a part of Albany International Corp.

Comer was most recently director of international sales and marketing at Tuscarora Yarns, Inc., based in Mt. Pleasant, NC. Prior to joining Tuscarora Yarns, he held the position of domestic and international sales manager at Ramtex, Inc., in Ramseur, NC. Comer holds a B.S. in Accounting from Auburn University, Auburn, AL.

Comer reports directly to Joe Rumiesz, PrimaLoft vice president and general manager. He is based in Charlotte, NC, and can be reached at ron.comer@albint.com, or (704) 846-2424.

“Since our successful 2006 PrimaLoft Yarn launch in socks, we've been working on introducing PrimaLoft Yarn to additional product categories such as sweaters and other knit apparel,” said Rumiesz. “Ron's extensive sales experience and knowledge of the yarn industry is a valuable asset towards our continued efforts in growing this PrimaLoft division.”

PrimaLoft® - Insulation Technology™, is manufactured by and a registered trademark of Albany International Corp. and is featured worldwide in leading brands of outerwear, sleeping bags, gloves, footwear, socks, and luxury bedding. PrimaLoft's manufacturing facilities are located in the US, Europe and China. For additional information, contact the Sales and Marketing Group at 800-833-3836 x2238 or visit www.primaloft.com.

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