ADHESIVE PACKAGING SPECIALTIES INC. — Michael Redmond was named vice president of manufacturing for the Peabody, Mass., firm. He had been plant manager. APS specializes in custom packaging of single- and multicomponent resin materials, as well as preform and epoxy films.
ALLEGHENY PERFORMANCE PLASTICS — The Leetsdale, Pa.-based division of Allegheny Plastics Inc. named Clarke McGuire general manager. He had been business manager for Amoco's High Performance Molded Products Enterprises.
APW PLASTICS — Chuck Schroder joined the sales and engineering functions of the Anaheim, Calif., custom injection and structural foam molder, a unit of Applied Power Inc.'s technical environments and enclosures business segment.
ASSOCIATION OF POSTCONSUMER PLASTIC RECYCLERS—David Smith has been named chairman of the Washington-based group. Smith, director of U.S. recycling operations for Novi, Mich.-based Schmalbach-Lubeca Plastic Containers U.S.A. Inc., succeeds Dennis Sabourin, vice president of Wellman Inc. in Shrewsbury, N.J. Sabourin helped found APR and had been its chairman for the last six years. APR also promoted Robin Cotchan, giving her an expanded management role and the title of director. Cotchan had been APR manager.
BROOKDALE PLASTICS — Jay Hass was named packaging and assembly component plant manager for the Plymouth, Minn.-based firm specializing in thermoforming, contract packaging and assembly.
ELKAY PLASTICS CO. INC. — J.A. Tony Myers was named vice president of sales and marketing for the Los Angeles-based maker and distributor of plastic bags for industrial and retail markets.
GENCORP INC. — The Fairlawn, Ohio, firm named Robert Calder president of its automotive Worldwide Vehicle Sealing business unit. D. Michael Steuert, who has served as interim president since July, again will devote full time to his role as GenCorp's chief financial officer. Calder joins the company from TG North America.
HUHTAMAKI OY — The Espoo, Finland, food packaging manufacturer has appointed Matti Tikkakoski executive vice president and chief operating officer of group packaging operations and deputy to the group chief executive. Tikkakoski is president of group subsidiary Polarcup. Huhtamaki also appointed Hannu Kottonen, the senior group finance vice president, as vice president for trade packaging. Timo Salonen, currently vice president-controller for the subsidiary Leaf Group, will succeed Kottonen.
MASTER INDUSTRIES INC. — The Piqua, Ohio, custom injection molder and mold builder named Dolph Himmelbauer quality engineer and Charles King materials manager at its Ansonia, Ohio, production facility.
SANTIN ENGINEERING INC. — Theresa David was named chief operating officer of the West Peabody, Mass., maker of prototypes and engineering models, tooling and custom injection molded parts. She had been controller.
SUPREME CORQ INC. — William McAllister was named senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Kent, Wash.-based manufacturer of synthetic closures for wine bottles.
TUPPERWARE CORP. — The Orlando-based manufacturer of food-storage containers named Gaylin Olson president of Tupperware Latin America. He had been senior vice president of emerging markets with the firm. Olson succeeds Alberto Giovannini, who was named president of Tupperware Argentina. The post includes responsibility for Paraguay and Uruguay.
Pittsburgh's ARISTECH CHEMICAL CORP. named Michael Pendergast senior vice president and chief financial officer. ... Pawtucket, R.I., plastics and rubber manufacturer TEKNOR APEX CO. named David Yopak director of environmental health and safety. He succeeds Lynnette Mammino, who was named corporate manufacturing facilitator. The firm's Plastics Division named Robert Brookman business manager of PVC compounds, and Ty Underwood and Howard Graham sales representatives. ... Amit Israeli was named chief executive officer of POLYGAL U.S.A. INC., a Janesville, Wis., supplier of polycarbonate glazing products for architectural and greenhouse applications. ... FARRELL CORP., an Ansonia, Conn., machinery maker, named B. Robert Sedelmyer vice president of operations. ... Machinery maker BERSTORFF CORP. of Florence, Ky., named Anthony Futia Plastics Division sales manager for North America and Larry Reuss manager of engineering. ... Douglas Russell joined blown film extrusion equipment maker ADDEX INC. of Hingham, Mass., as technical sales manager. ... Cleveland-based BP CHEMICALS INC. named Michael Zanko general manager of Barex Resins, nitriles division.