BROOKDALE PLASTICS — The Plymouth, Minn.-based thermoformer has named Jeff Tullbane a sales representative. COLLINS & AIKMAN CORP. — The Troy, Mich.-based automotive supplier has named Gordon Young senior vice president, finance, for its European Automotive Interior Systems division in Wiesbaden, Germany.
EUROMAP — The European Committee of Machinery Manufacturers for the Plastics and Rubber Industries has elected Peter Neumann president for a three-year term. Neumann is with Engel Vertriebsgesellschaft mbH of Schwertberg, Austria. Marco Biraghi of Monza, Italy-based BM Biraghi SpA was elected vice president.
GRAHAM PACKAGING CO. LP — The York, Pa.-based firm has named Toshiki Kojitani director of international business development for its PET plastic container business. Kojitani had been general manager of Yoshino America Corp.
PACTIV CORP. — Richard Wambold, chief executive officer of the Lake Forest, Ill., company, has been named to the additional post of chairman. He replaces Dana Mead, who has stepped down as chairman and retired as director. In addition, Robert Darnall was elected to the board.
SOCIETY OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS — Nancy Berg has been named executive director of the Dearborn, Mich.-based group. She takes on this role in addition to her current position as general manager. She also is responsible for SME Education Foundation activities.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. of Midland, Mich., has named Pete Pendergast North American senior market manager for the industrial-protective and civil engineering markets and the adhesives and distribution markets within its Epoxy Products & Intermediates business. ... Olav Bradley, president of toolmaker P.M. MOLD CO. in Schaumburg, Ill., has been named president of the American Mold Builders Association in Roselle, Ill. ... MERRITT EXTRUDER has named Donald Macnamara Jr. sales director for plastic extrusion and wire and cable equipment and systems. The Hamden, Conn., firm also named Hugh Plant sales application engineer for plastics and wire and cable. ... ISORCA INC., a Granville, Ohio, consulting and technology-development company for the plastics industry, has named Ronald Flynn president and chief executive officer. He succeeds Andrew Bastone, who assumes the position of chairman emeritus. ... DYNISCO HOTRUNNERS (NORTH AMERICA) of Gloucester, Mass., has named Richard Schaffer a sales representative for the Midwest. ... PLASTICOLORS INC., a manufacturer of pigment and chemical dispersion systems in Ashtabula, Ohio, has named Scott Becker chief operating officer. Larry Haines was named business manager, Greg McFadden was named sales manager, and Michael Hauber was named a technical service representative, all for the coatings business. Mark Skouby was named manufacturing manager and John Mitzak was named a senior sales representative. ...AMERIPOL SYNPOL CORP., a Port Neches, Texas, manufacturer of carbon-black masterbatches, has named Leonard La Magna vice president, purchasing and distribution.