AMCOR TWINPAK — NORTH AMERICA INC. — John Dale has been named vice president of the Montreal-based company in addition to his continuing position as group general manager of Amcor Rigid Plastics — North America. The company makes rigid plastic containers and lids for the dairy and food industries. APCOM INC. — Eddie Goodwin has been named president of the Franklin, Tenn.-based manufacturer of components for storage-tank water heaters. Goodwin, who had been national sales manager, succeeds Chief Executive Officer George Fehrmann, who recently retired. Apcom is a subsidiary of water-heater manufacturer State Industries Inc.
ASK PLASTICS — The Philadelphia-based injection molder has named Kim Robinson and Tony DePrince executive vice presidents. Robinson, who had been quality assurance manager, becomes director of operations, and DePrince, who had been tooling manager, becomes director of engineering.
BURGMANN SEALS AMERICA INC. — The Houston-based mechanical seals manufacturer has named Thomas Haan president. He had been group vice president of Flowserve Corp. and president of its fluid sealing division.
COLLINS & AIKMAN CORP. — The Troy, Mich.-based automotive supplier has named Louis Gasperut chief operating officer for the Plastic Interior Components group of its North American Interior Systems division.
CYRO INDUSTRIES — The Rockaway, N.J., acrylic sheet manufacturer and compounder has named John Medina president and chief executive officer.
GKN WESTLAND AEROSPACE INC. — The Wallingford, Conn.-based manufacturer of automotive and aerospace components has named Anthony Cacace chief executive officer of its composites division in Tallassee, Ala. The company is a division of GKN plc of London.
ROBOTIC INDUSTRIES ASSOCIATION — The Ann Arbor, Mich.-based trade group has elected Kevin Ostby president. Ostby is vice president, General Industries, of Fanuc Robotics North America Inc. in Rochester Hills, Mich. He succeeds Charlie Duncheon of Adept Technology.
Cleveland's M.A. HANNA CO. has named Phillip Ashkettle, president and chief executive officer, to succeed Martin Walker as chairman. Walker will remain a member of the board of directors. ... Ken Jacobsen has been named distribution program manager for Mount Olive, N.J.-based BASF CORP.'s Polystyrene business group. ... Rocky Hill, Conn.-based specialty chemical company LOCTITE CORP. has named James Heaton vice president of marketing for its new electronics business unit. ... AGR INTERNATIONAL INC. of Butler, Pa., has named Henry Dimmick Jr. chief executive officer in addition to his current position as chairman of the board. The company also has named Robert Cowden vice president of sales and service. AGR manufactures inspection systems for the packaging industry. ... Custom grinder and compounder WEDCO has named Charlie Busceme senior vice president and executive director of rotomolding services, Rick Ritter senior vice president of cryogenic grinding, and Mike Bohon regional sales manager. Wedco, a subsidiary of Ico Inc., is based in Houston. ... Brian Norris has been named president of the VOLTEK DIVISION OF SEKISUI AMERICA CORP. in Lawrence, Mass. The company is Sekisui Chemical Co. Ltd.'s U.S.-based manufacturer of cross-linked polyolefin foam. ... AWS INC., the Elgin, Ill.-based manufacturer of process cooling equipment, has named Steve Russell president and Wayne Lange vice president of sales. ... Machinery maker DAVIS-STANDARD CORP. of Pawcatuck, Conn., has named Gabor Nagy senior sales engineer for elastomer extrusion systems and Robert Mailloux senior sales engineer for the wire and cable systems business group. Mailloux will be based in Atlanta.