AURIGA AUREX INC. - The Seville, Ohio, manufacturer of replication products named Kelly Mottola western regional sales manager representing audio tape, video tape and plastic molded products. It also named Mark Anzicek technical director.
CO-EX CORP. - Tami Churchill was named vice president of sales and marketing for the Wallingford, Conn., manufacturer of polycarbonate sheet.
FABRI-KAL CORP. - The Kalamazoo, Mich.-headquartered packaging thermoformer named John Kelly president and chief operating officer. The appointment comes after the death of former president and COO David Clarke in January.
GI PLASTEK - Stan Kowaleski was named plant manager of the new reaction injection molding and injection molding facility in DeWitt, Iowa, for the Westlake, Ohio-based custom injection molder. Kowaleski previously was with Goodrich Corp.
PAULSON TRAINING PROGRAMS INC. - The Chester, Conn., plastics industry trainer named John Underhill president and chief operating officer.
TEKRA CORP. - Andrew Tully replaced the retiring William Godfrey as chief executive officer of the New Berlin, Wis.-headquartered manufacturer of engineered plastic films, adhesive products and advanced hard-coated films. Godfrey will continue as chairman of the board of directors and majority stockholder. Also, Chief Financial Officer and Executive Vice President Harry Whelpley was named chief operating officer, and Richard Grzenia resigned as president, effective Oct. 31, 2001.
TECH GROUP INC. - Paul Flavell was appointed business development manager for Europe for the Tempe, Ariz., precision injection molder's Dublin, Ireland, unit.
Pedro Perez Vargas was named European sales representative for SETINC., a Wilmette, Ill., supplier of specialty elastomers. ... SAS AUTOMATION LTD., a Xenia, Ohio, supplier of modular robotic end-of-arm tooling and gripper systems, named Jerry Moeggenberg general manager and Tom Lakes sales and marketing coordinator. ... INDA, a Cary, N.C., association for the nonwoven fabrics industry, elected Lee Sullivan, general manager of Freudenberg's Tuft Division, chairman of the board; Dennis Tavernetti, of BBA Nonwovens, vice chairman of planning; C.K. Wong, of U.S. Pacific Procurement Col. Ltd., vice chairman of finance; and named John Cleaver, Cleaver Associates; Peter Donnelly, Atlantic Mills; Michael Long, SI Corp.; Ben Russell, Metso Paper; and Karl-Michael Schumann, Procter & Gamble; to the executive committee. ... TEKNOR APEX, a Pawtucket, R.I.-headquartered supplier of custom and standard thermoplastic elastomer compounds, named Nathaniel Mather regional manager in Asia for the vinyl and thermoplastics elastomer divisions, A.E. Lloyd European sales manager for the vinyl division, Alejandro Ramirez Chavez sales manager for Latin America for the vinyl division and Frank Persaud sales representative for Canada for the vinyl division. ... CIMBAR PERFORMANCE MINERALS, a Cartersville, Ga.-based supplier of minerals, named Aime Abernathy customer service manager, Sherri Hardin customer service representative, Paul Mills operations special projects manager, Cathy Mansfield lab manager of the Cartersville facility, Kelli McMahon lab technician for Cartersville, Randy Todd operations manager and Todd Cunningham account executive for North America. ... Janice Pravorne was named Northeastern region sales manager for POLYGAL U.S.A. INC., a Janesville, Wis., supplier of polycarbonate sheet for architectural and industrial applications. ... EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO., a Kingsport, Tenn.-headquartered manufacturer of chemicals, fibers and plastics, named Roger Mowen senior vice president of global customer services and chief information officer and Garland Williamson senior vice president worldwide operations and chief health, safety and environmental officer. ... CHROMATICS INC., a Bethel, Conn., supplier of fluoro- and high performance polymer compounds, announced Paul Palmer has stepped down as president and has been replaced by Dave Ely. ... Eric Holle was named branch manager of the Atlanta distribution center for CURBELL PLASTICS, an Orchard Park, N.Y.-headquartered distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube, adhesives and sealants. ... Cincinnati-based FERROMATIK MILACRON NORTH AMERICA, a supplier of molding machines, named Richard Ford field sales engineer. ... Cleveland-based FERRO CORP., a supplier of materials for chemicals, plastics, coatings, colors, electronics and ceramics, named Marc Pignataro account manager for the North American Polymer Additives Division.