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AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL - The trade association in Arlington, Va., named Thomas Carter managing director for retail sustainability.

ASSOCIATION OF INDUSTRIAL METALLIZERS, COATERS & LAMINATORS - The trade organization in Fort Mill, S.C., named new board members: Michael Engel, president; Elizabeth Josephson, vice president; and Bob Connelly, treasurer.

CEREPLAST INC. - The bioresin maker in Hawthorne, Calif., named Randy Woelfel president and chief operating officer. Frederic Scheer remains chairman and chief executive officer.

CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES - The supplier of color and additive masterbatches based in Holden, Mass., named Jeff Saeger marketing director for North America.

EXCEL POLYMERS LLC - The provider of elastomer materials and additives in Solon, Ohio, named Len McClearn vice president of sourcing.

HONEYWELL SPECIALTY MATERIALS - The maker of specialty materials in Morristown, N.J., named David Barker marketing development manager for healthcare, for its specialty films business in Europe, the Middle East, Africa and India. He will be based in Dublin, Ireland.

HUDSON-SHARP MACHINE CO. - The manufacturer of plastic bag- and pouch-making equipment in Green Bay, Wis., named Angiolo Brilli aftermarket sales and marketing manager.

KIEFEL INC. - The blown film equipment supplier in Wrentham, Mass., named Scott Ryan technical sales manager, Jamie Nelson service manager and Mark Smith service technician. Ryan will be based in Nashville, Tenn.

KRAUSSMAFFEI AG - The machinery manufacturer in Munich, Germany, named Frank Peters general manager of its reaction process machinery division, effective April 1. He succeeds Walter Tesche, who is retiring.

KWIK LOK CORP. - The producer of polystyrene closures for bags in Yakima, Wash., named Rich Zaremba eastern division sales manager, succeeding Kevin Ryan, who retires March 31. Chris Loehman will succeed Zaremba as territory regional sales manager, based in Chicago.

NOVATEC INC. - The conveying equipment supplier in Baltimore named Peter Armbruster regional vice president of sales. He will be based in Fenton, Mich.

PRINTEX PACKAGING CORP. - The fabricator and printer of plastic folding cartons in Islandia, N.Y., named Charles Hays southeast regional business development director.

SONOCO PRODUCTS CO. - The packaging film extruder and extrusion blow molder in Hartsville, S.C., named Rodger Fuller vice president of global rigid paper and closures, and R. Howard Coker division vice president and general manager for rigid paper and closures in North America.