MULAY PLASTICS INC.— The Addison, Ill., producer of injection molded electronic items named David Coburn director of sales for the firm's central region. He had been telecommunications industry manager.
PENDA CORP. — The Portage, Wis., maker of pickup truck bedliners and accessories named Sherrill Whitaker general manger of Tri-Glas Industries, a subsidiary of Penda. Whitaker had been a plant manager for Leer Southeast.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC. — The Washington-based trade association's Structural Plastics Division announced the members of its new board of directors: Harry George of Bayer Corp. was elected chairman and Brian Read of Horizon Plastics Co. Ltd. was elected vice chairman. Both will serve two-year terms. Michael Caropreso of Caropreso Associates, David Shallenberg of FM Corp., Brian Sumpter of Mack Molding Co., J. Stephen Trapp of GI Plastek and Donald Wisch of Delta Mold Inc. were elected members-at-large for two-year terms.
In addition, Bruce Mullen of Ciba Specialty Chemicals was elected chairman of SPI's Committee on Resin Statistics. He succeeds Victor Chang of BASF Corp. Michael Devanney of Equistar Chemicals was named chairman-elect, Angela Williams of Dow Chemical Co. was named thermoplastic resins director, Dan Wilcox of Arco Chemical Co. was named thermoset resins director, Stephen Dear of Shell Chemical Co. was named task force director and Jason Ayoub of Chevron Chemical Co. was named communications director.
SPAULDING COMPOSITES CO. — Stephen Gill was elected to the board of directors of this Rochester, N.H., maker of high-pressure sheet laminates, tubes and rods, prepreg and molded products. Gill is president and chief executive officer of M.C. Gill Corp. of El Monte, Calif.
TEXTRON AUTOMOTIVE CO. — John Hay was named executive vice president of human resources and administration for the Troy, Mich., automotive supplier of interior and exterior trim and components. He had been an executive director for Pacific Technology Group Ltd.
TRANSILWRAP CO. INC. — Jan Lemmens was named European operations manager and Joan Sheets was named marketing coordinator for the Chicago-based plastics manufacturing and converting company. Lemmens had been a group engineering manager at Rexam Custom Europe Inc.
Avon Lake, Ohio-based GEON CO., a PVC manufacturer and compounder, has named A. Kim Aagaard vice president of international compounding. ... St. Charles, Ill.-based DUKANE ULTRASONICS, an ultrasonic plastic assembly machinery maker, has named Bill Lynch its president. ... CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES DIVISION, the Easton, Md., masterbatches manufacturer, announced three appointments in the Americas region: William Crawford, vice president and general manager; David Jarrett, director of finance; and Mark Potemans, sourcing manager. ... Joachim Roeser was named president of European operations and Millicent Pitts was named vice president of administration for plastics, coatings and chemicals maker FERRO CORP. of Cleveland. ... MARLAND MOLD INC. of Pittsfield, Mass., named John Nolet vice president of operation. ... Chemicals and polymers company UNION CARBIDE CORP. of Danbury, Conn., named Eugene Boros vice president of research and development. Lee McMaster will succeed Boros as general manager of specialty polymers and products, and Daniel Scheid will succeed McMaster as corporate vice president and general manager of Carbide's ethylene oxide/glycol business.