ACRO-MATIC PLASTICS CORP. — The Leominster, Mass.-based injection molder named Lynn Marie Gaudet vice president of corporate development.
AMERICAN ARCHITECTURAL MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION — Stephen Sullivan was appointed executive director of the trade association in Schaumburg, Ill.
GRAFCO INDUSTRIES — The Hanover, Md.-based blow molder promoted Gary Perry to national sales manager.
PENDA CORP. — The Portage, Wis., manufacturer of truck bedliners and accessories named Jack Thompson president and chief executive officer. Leo Waner was appointed chief financial officer.
PEREGRINE INC.—Jean Francois Lutz was named director of supply management for the Southfield, Mich., automotive supplier.
PHILLIPS-MOLDEX CO. — Warren Wood, senior vice president of manufacturing at the Putnam, Conn., injection molder, has retired.
PHOENIX HEALTH CARE PRODUCTS — Pete Lowry was named project manager at the Milwaukee converter and packaging manufacturer.
PLASTIC BAG ASSOCIATION — New program chairmen are Victor Platta of Advance Polybag Inc., chair of the New York-based trade group's technical committee; Tony Kingsbury of Dow Chemical Co., chairman of the public relations steering committee; Len Levy of Poly-Pak Industries Inc., chairman of the regional converter forum and envelope market task force; Ronald Schmieder of Sonoco Products Co. is serving on the executive committee as past president of the PBA; Bob Householder, also of Sonoco Products Co. is outreach chairman; Robert Bateman of Roplast Industries Inc. is chairman of the environmental issues committee; Fredy Steng of Uniplast Films Inc. is membership chairman; and Ron Basso of Continental Extrusion is secretary-treasurer, in addition to finance committee chairman.
POLYURETHANE FOAM ASSOCIATION — Jerome Bolick, president of Southern Furniture Co. of Conover, based in Conover, N.C., was named the Wayne, N.J.-based trade group's Man of the Year.
POLYURETHANE MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION — Richard Manson, vice president of PSI Urethanes Inc. in Austin, Texas, was elected president of the Glen Ellyn, Ill., trade group.
RUBBERMAID INC. — The Wooster, Ohio, consumer products company named Paul Ford global supplier account manager for outside molding services, Robert Keith Brower global supplier accounts manager for resin, and Daniel Speck global logistics manager.
SBR INC. — Gregory Schorr was named chief financial officer of the Parkersburg, W.Va.-based parent company of vinyl window manufacturer Simonton Building Products. Gene Green was appointed production manager at the latter's Vacaville, Calif., plant; Andrew Higuera was named safety manager; Ramel Geluz was appointed quality manager; and Scott Corey joined the unit as a plant/process engineer.
SCHUTZ CONTAINER SYSTEMS INC. — Brian Minnich was appointed corporate operations manager at the North Branch, N.J., blow molder. Julio Lopez was named plant manager in North Branch and David Franklin was named plant manager in Doraville, Ga.
SPARTECH CORP. — The St. Louis-based sheet extruder and manufacturer of molded packaging, industrial and housewares products promoted Steven Sparks to general manager for the mideast United States. John Kennedy and Alan Teague were appointed to the board of directors.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC.—The Washington-based trade association's Western Section awarded a $1,000 scholarship to Brett Mason of Western Washington University in Bellingham, Wash. Michelle Magaling of Azusa Pacific University in Azusa, Calif., was the winner of a $2,000 scholarship presented by SPI's Western Composites Institute.
SUPERIOR TRIM INC. — Named Raymond Soucie vice president of sales at the automotive interior trim supplier in Findlay, Ohio.
VINYL PLASTICS INC. — Randall Thomas was promoted to operations manager in the sheet products division, based in Sheboygan, Wis. Bruce Hammerbeck was named director of sales within the same division.
WALTON STOUT INC., a Lithonia, Ga., blending, drying and conveying equipment manufacturer, named David Cosner Sr. vice president, sales and marketing. ... Randall Redd was appointed president of ZOTEFOAMS INC., a closed-cell olefin foam supplier in Hackettstown, N.J. ... Evansville, Ind.-based thermoplastic resin recycler QTR INC. named Rod Jackson president, and new board members Mary Perigo and Bill Jackson were elected treasurer and secretary, respectively. ... Joseph Bart has joined specialty compounder ALPHAGARY CORP. in Leominster, Mass., as New England sales representative. ... REICHHOLD CHEMICALS INC. in Research Triangle Park, N.C., named Patrick Jones business manager, epoxy products.