DUNSIRN INDUSTRIES — The Neenah, Wis.-based converter named Randy Furches and Vikki Kessler senior sales representatives at its Greensboro, N.C., facility.
FOAMEX INTERNATIONAL INC. — The Linwood, Pa., maker of flexible polyurethane products appointed a management operating committee headed by Andrea Farace, chairman and chief executive officer. Salvatore Bonanno, president, also will serve as chief operating officer while Kenneth Fuette, chief financial officer, adds the duties of chief administrative officer. Members of the committee include executive vice presidents Gregory Barbe, cushioning products; William Bundy, furniture products; Rolf Christensen, technical products; Terry Kall, carpet cushion products; Gregory Brown, automotive products; Christine Henisee, business development and technology; and Barry Zimmerman, manufacturing services and corporate development. John Turnour, senior vice president, purchasing, also was appointed.
GI PLASTEK INC.— Scott Wilson joined the Elyria, Ohio, injection molder as a project engineer. Ray Adams was named quality systems coordinator at the company's Newburyport, Mass., facility.
SILGAN HOLDINGS INC. — The Stamford, Conn., manufacturer of packaging products elected Thomas Begel and Jeffrey Crowe to the board of directors.
SPECTUS SYSTEMS INC. — Larry Archer was appointed export sales manager at the vinyl extruder in Winnebago, Ill.
TENNECO INC.—The Greenwich, Conn., packaging manufacturer and automotive supplier named Bryan Sorensen vice president, environment, health and safety. He was vice president, corporate project engineering, for Tenneco Packaging.
ZAG INDUSTRIES LTD. — Amiel Galil joined the consumer products manufacturer in Rosh Ha'Ayin, Israel, as president and chief operating officer.
ASTM in West Conshohocken, Pa., bestowed its Award of Merit, which carries with it the title of Fellow, to W. Steven Johnson of the Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta; Dale Keeler of Four Sigma Associates in Heath, Ohio; and Richard Geoffroy of Polymer Services Group in Somers, Conn. ... John Rallis, retired president, chief operating officer and director of Foamex International Inc. of Linwood, Pa., has received the Arlington, Va.-based POLYURETHANE FOAM ASSOCIATION's lifetime achievement award. ... CURBELL PLASTICS, an Orchard Park, N.Y., distributor of sheet, rod, tube and adhesives, named Timothy Merk national account development manager, Allan Henschel senior product manager for adhesives and sealants, and Timothy McPherson and Len Alter adhesive specialists. ... CAROLINA COLOR CORP. named Daniel Holloran sales account executive at the Delaware, Ohio, colorants company. ... Compounder UNICHEM PRODUCTS of Ridgefield, N.J., has named Jeff Rowan operations manager at its Sparks, Nev., plant and Howard Sternberg technical manager. ... Engineered polymers manufacturer FURON CO. in Laguna Niguel, Calif., appointed Steven Willensky vice president, marketing. ... Specialty chemical and engineered products supplier ENGELHARD CORP. in Iselin, N.J., named Peter Martin vice president, investor relations, and David Wexler vice president, mergers and acquisitions. ... Resin supplier BAMBERGER POLYMERS INC. of Lake Success, N.Y., named Chris Hessenius sales manager and Linda McCormick sales representative. ... SYLVIN TECHNOLOGIES INC., a manufacturer of PVC compounds, named H. Crail Gordon Jr. president, chief executive officer and chief operating officer. He had been executive vice president. ... Richfield, Ohio-based BFGOODRICH CO. named David B. Price Jr. executive vice president of the company and chief operating officer of BFGoodrich Specialty Chemicals. He had been president of Performance Materials of Monsanto Co. ... Avon Lake, Ohio, resin supplier GEON CO. named Edward Martinelli senior vice president of corporate development and Donald Knechtges senior vice president of business development and corporate technology. ... Pittsburgh-based auxiliary equipment manufacturer CONAIR GROUP INC. named Chris Amell district manager for Canada, based in Burlington, Ontario. ... NACHI ROBOTIC SYSTEMS INC., a Novi, Mich., supplier of robotic production systems, named Sachio Tanaka president and Paul Loncarevich vice president of sales and marketing. ... Salt Lake City-based chemical manufacturer HUNTSMAN CORP. named three vice presidents: Carol Triebel, chemicals; Jeff Jackson, polymers; and Kevin Ninow, international. ... Additives and color concentrates supplier COLOR TECHNOLOGY INC. of Westboro, Mass., named Joseph Estep laboratory manager at the company's Chula Vista, Calif., facility and John Szary sales representative for Southern California, Arizona and the El Paso, Texas, market areas. ... ARCO CHEMICAL CO. of Newtown Square, Pa., assigned responsibility for global management of basic chemicals to Alan Kornfeld, vice president; Lyndon Stanton, vice president, will head the company's worldwide urethanes business; Edward Dineen, vice president, will be responsible for performance chemicals, business development and new business research and development; and Dan Mariano was named vice president, supply chain management. ... BLACK CLAWSON CONVERTING MACHINERY CORP. in Fulton, N.Y., named Ed Lincoln vice president of sales. ... LNP ENGINEERING PLASTICS of Exton, Pa., named Robert Russell automotive market development specialist. ... OSTERMAN & CO. of Barrington, Ill., named Bob Srubas technical director of its Engineering Polymer Industries division in West Springfield, Mass. ... CHASE PLASTICS SERVICES INC., a thermoplastics distributor in Clarkston, Mich., named Doug Moore Southeast district sales manager and Fran Bauer, Dennis Nielsen and Rob George sales representatives. ... John Wolfe was named sales support manager for Bloomington, Ill.-based BUSS AMERICA INC., a compounding equipment supplier. ... CIT GROUP/EQUIPMENT FINANCING in Livingston, N.J., named Brian Campbell vice president and district manager and Anthony Amato vice president, business development. ... Hartmut Jahnke was promoted to vice president of technology by Pulaski, Va.-based auxiliary equipment maker XALOY INC. ... PLASTICS COLOR-CHIP, a Somerset, N.J., producer of color concentrates, named Dan Leary and Tom Coles regional sales managers and Jeff Keel sales representative. ... Screw and barrel manufacturer SPIREX CORP. of Youngstown, Ohio, named Randall Weaver vice president of manufacturing at its new Gainesville, Texas, plant. ... CULVER CITY COMPOSITES CORP. named James Allen senior vice president of technology to head the research and development team for the Los Angeles-based subsidiary of American Materials & Technologies Corp. ... HEXCEL CORP. named Jurgen Habermeier vice chairman of the Stamford, Conn.-based structural material supplier. He had been president and chief operating officer. Hexcel Chairman and Chief Executive Officer John J. Lee assumed the presidency, and the position of COO was eliminated.