BUDD CO. — The Troy, Mich., firm has named Michael Dorney vice president of sales and marketing of its Plastics Division, which designs and manufactures composite body panels and structural components for the automotive industry. Dorney had been North American sales and marketing manager for the division. GSE LINING TECHNOLOGY INC. — The Houston manufacturer of geomembranes has named Daniel Shepard vice president of marketing and business development and Steve Eckhart vice president of sales for its U.S. Services Division.
OMNOVA SOLUTIONS INC. — The Fairlawn, Ohio, company presented its Chairman's Award to Larry Dray, director of supply chain management for its Decorative and Building Products segment. The award recognizes employees who make significant and lasting contributions to the company. Dray was recognized for his role in maximizing the company's operating profit and cash flow through his strategies for raw-material and equipment purchases.
POPSTRAW CO. — Roy Robinson has been named director of marketing and sales development for the Roseville, Mich., packaging development company.
S&W PLASTICS LLC — The Eden Prairie, Minn., custom injection molder has named Tim Davis a senior account manager and Ron Schwartz a quality engineer.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC. — Jerome Heckman, founding partner of Washington law firm Keller & Heckman LLP, received the William Bradbury Award from SPI's Color and Additive Compounders Division. Heckman also is general counsel for Washington-based SPI.
TEXTRON AUTOMOTIVE CO. INC. — The Troy, Mich.-based automotive supplier has named Kirk Aubry executive vice president for marketing communications and electronic business. Barney White has been named president the company's McCord Winn Division in Manchester, N.H.
TREDEGAR CORP. — The Richmond, Va.-based company has named Thomas Cochran president of its Film Products division. He had been general manager of disposable film products.
VPI LLC — The Sheboygan, Wis., firm has announced several appointments in its Sheet Products division: Deborah Wente has been named general manager, Laurie Endries has been named manager of materials and customer service, and Anthony Gischia has been named quality manager.
ADEPT TECHNOLOGY INC., a San Jose, Calif.-based manufacturer of industrial robots, has named John Dulchinos vice president of North American sales. ... DYNISCO HOTRUNNERS of Gloucester, Mass., has named Pamela Cook a marketing communications specialist and Dick Klaxton manager of technical services in North America. Bill Stringer will be responsible for sales in the Southeast and Mike McGrath will cover sales in northwestern Michigan.