ALLTRISTA CORP. - William Peterson retired as chief executive officer of the Muncie, Ind., custom injection molder and thermoformer of containers and refrigerator parts. He will remain chairman of the board. Directors elected Thomas Clark president and CEO. Jerry McDowell was elected senior vice president and chief operating officer of the company.
ATLANTIS PLASTICS INC. - Anthony F. Bova has succeeded Earl W. Powell as president and chief executive officer of the Miami manufacturer of polyethylene custom films, stretch films and molded plastics products. Powell will retain the office of chairman. Bova also will serve on Atlantis' board of directors.
DOLCO PACKAGING CORP. - Rogelio Lara was named a director of the Studio City, Calif., company, replacing Jurg Fedier.
INTERTAPE POLYMER GROUP INC. - Melbourne Yull has succeeded Eric Baker as chairman of the Montreal producer of polyolefin packaging products. Yull was president and chief executive officer, and will retain the office of CEO. Intertape has eliminated the position of president. Baker, who had been chairman since 1985, will continue with the company as a director.
MCKECHNIE PLASTIC COMPONENTS-NORTH AMERICA - Randy Herman was named president of the company's Minneapolis operation. He had been controller.
PINE RIVER PLASTICS INC. - Tom Acton assumed the newly created posts of chairman and chief executive officer. Mark Haynes replaces Acton as president of the St. Clair, Mich.-based injection molder. Keith Francis joins the firm as director of finance and administration.
RUBBERMAID INC. - The Wooster, Ohio, housewares manufacturer elected three new officers. Lucius Hoffa Jr. was named senior vice president, information services. Clarence Schmitz was named senior vice president, international development and corporate strategy. Lee Simpson was named vice president, corporate purchasing.
Houston-based market research firm CHEMICAL MARKET RESOURCES INC. named metallocene expert Clifford Lee project director. ... DUKANE ULTRASONICS, a St. Charles, Ill., manufacturer of ultrasonic plastics assembly equipment, named Doug Robertson director of worldwide automotive sales. ... WITCO CORP. of Greenwich, Conn., named Paul van der Pol vice president of its new resins group. ... BASF CORP. of Parsippany, N.J., named Albert Winterman director, automotive business, plastic materials and urethanes. ... Polymer manufacturer GARLAND MANUFACTURING CO. of Saco, Maine, named Mark Van Walbeck national sales manager for its plastics division. ... was named regional sales manager for SYSCON-PLANTSTAR, a subsidiary of Syscon International Inc., a South Bend, Ind., supplier of process management systems for production and computer-integrated manufacturing. ... Gene Kinal was named to the sales and technical support staff of CHROMA CORP. of McHenry, Ill. ... Pete Patel was named technical manager for CAROLINA COLOR CORP.'s plant in Lancaster, Texas. ... ICI FIBERITE, a wholly owned subsidiary of ICI plc of London, named Carl Smith general manager and Peter Ciriscioli chief scientist for the manufacturer of composite materials. ... ALLIED COLOR INDUSTRIES INC., a business unit of Cleveland-based M.A. Hanna Co., named Marc Vanover a technical service specialist.