AMCOR TWINPAK-NORTH AMERICA INC. — Garry Davis has been named a vice president of the Montreal-based packaging manufacturer and president and chief operating officer of Amcor PET Packaging-North America, a manufacturer of PET bottles and preforms. AMERICAN PLASTICS COUNCIL — The Arlington, Va.-based trade group has named Steven Hentges executive director of the polycarbonate business unit, Marty Durbin director of federal and international affairs, and Kathleen McBride director of the Internet Program and Information Center.
BARLO PLASTICS EUROPE NV — The Geel, Belgium, plastic sheet extruder has appointed Marc Dunn an account manager at subsidiary Barlo UK of Milton Keynes, England. Barlo Plastics is part of the Barlo Group of Dublin, Ireland.
BONAR PLASTICS — The plastics molding division of Dundee, Scotland-based Low & Bonar plc has appointed David Smith as European marketing director.
CARCLO PLC — Barbara Richmond was appointed a director of the Sheffield, England-based technical plastics molder following the retirement of nonexecutive director Henry Mutkin.
COMPOSITES MANUFACTURING ASSOCIATION — Jerome Berg, manager of technical services with True Temper Sports/Grafalloy in El Cajon, Calif., was named chairman of the Dearborn, Mich.-based Society of Manufacturing Engineers' CMA unit for 2000. Also serving on the CMA/SME board of advisers are Thomas Hahn, University of California, Los Angeles; David Ledbetter, Lockheed Martin Aeronautical Systems Co., Marietta, Ga.; Scott Lewit, Structural Composites Inc., West Melbourne, Fla.; Wolfgang Oplesch, Ashland Chemical Co., Troy, Mich.; Anoush Poursartip, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia; and Brian Spencer, Spencer Composites Corp., Lincoln, Neb.
DIMCO-GRAY CO. — Terry Tate has been named controller of the Centerville, Ohio, manufacturer of insert molded parts. He replaces Garry Tagg, who left to pursue other interests. Tate will retain his responsibilities as corporate treasurer, and marketing manager Don Eadie will replace Tate as DGC-Plastic Molding managing director.
ENVIRONMENT AND PLASTICS INDUSTRY COUNCIL — Louise Allen has been named education manager for the Mississauga, Ontario-based group, which is dedicated to the responsible use and recovery of plastics resources. EPIC is a council of the Canadian Plastics Industry Association.
FCI AUTOMOTIVE — The Paris-based supplier of electronic and electrical interconnection systems has named Steven Bennett account manager for tier customers.
GKN WESTLAND AEROSPACE INC. — The Wallingford, Conn., manufacturer of automotive and aerospace components has named Bob Lavallee Western region sales manager for the composites business. GKN Westland Aerospace is a division of GKN plc of London.
SOCIETY OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS — Ronald Harrelson, training manager at Caterpillar Inc. in Morton, Ill., has been named president of Dearborn, Mich.-based SME for 2000. Joining him on the SME executive committee are Peter Bulkeley of Boston University, who was named president-elect; Marcus Crotts of Crotts & Saunders Inc., who was named vice president; and Keith Gardiner of Lehigh University, who was named secretary/treasurer. The restructured executive committee also includes three directors: Richard Peters of Timken Co., David Lee of Midway Products Group and Richard Kegg of Milacron Inc.
WAVIN BV — The Zwolle, Netherlands, plastic pipe manufacturer has appointed Philip Houben to succeed Fons Driessen as its president, effective in May. Houben is president of Tenneco Packaging Europe.
BATTENFELD INJECTION MOULDING TECHNOLOGY has named Fritz Dorner, technical works manager at Meinerzhagen, Germany, as managing director of the Meinerzhagen production site. The company also has named Reinhard Gruber, technical managing director of the Kottingbrunn, Austria, production site, as managing director of Battenfeld Injection Moulding at the same site. ... Hans Dijkman, director of DSM NV's Automotive Polymers business, has been named as director of the Heerlen, Netherlands-based company's DSM Melamine group, replacing Pieter Harten who is retiring.