AEP INDUSTRIES INC. — Bob Welch has been named director of product development and marketing, a new position at the South Hackensack, N.J.-based manufacturer of stretch, PVC and coextrusion films. He had been with Armin Plastics, a division of Tyco Plastics & Adhesives Group.
B&B MOLDERS LLC — The Mishawaka, Ind., custom injection molder has named Joseph Kronewitter controller. He had been with Holiday Rambler Corp.
CO-MACK TECHNOLOGY INC. — The Vista, Calif.-based injection molder has named Gerry Taylor engineering manager.
DIMCO-GRAY CO. — The Centerville, Ohio, firm has named Terry Tate managing director of DGC-Plastic Molding and treasurer of Dimco-Gray. The company also named Allen McCray assistant controller and Kim Dorton staff accountant. Dimco-Gray makes knobs and handles by compression and injection molding.
GI PLASTEK — Chuck Lagasse has been named chief executive officer and David Dailey has been named chief operating officer and president of the Newburyport, Mass., custom molder. Former President and CEO James Lynam has retired but will continue to serve on the board of directors.
LEAR CORP. — Americo Nesti has been named president of South American operations for the Southfield, Mich.-based automotive supplier. He had been director of finance and administration for Lear in Brazil.
PECHINEY GROUP — The Paris-based flexible packaging supplier has named Ilene Gordon senior vice president of Pechiney Group and president of plastic packaging. She had been vice president and general manager of Tenneco Packaging's folding carton business.
Chemicals manufacturer OM GROUP INC. of Cleveland has named Edward Kissel president and chief operating officer. He succeeds Eugene Bak, who is retiring. ... Cleveland's M.A. HANNA CO. has named Jeffrey Prosinski director, corporate development-plastics. James Even Jr. succeeds him as tax director. ... CULLOM MACHINE TOOL & DIE INC., a Cleveland, Tenn.-based manufacturer of vacuum corrugators, has named Jack Robbins general manager. ... Color and additive concentrates producer AMPACET CORP. of Tarrytown, N.Y., has named Bob Lammie senior director of international business. ... COMMERCIAL PLASTICS RECYCLING INC., a Tampa, Fla.-based supplier of prime and recycled resins, has named Heather Fitzpatrick sales manager. ... IPI INTERNATIONAL INC., an Elkton, Md., manufacturer of liquid polyurethane foam systems, has named Michael Buchanan vice president of operations.