ADAC PLASTICS INC. - Rick Vande Kopple was named director of operations for the door components business unit of the Grand Rapids, Mich.-headquartered automotive supplier. Vande Kopple was most recently vice president of new business at Cascade Engineering's Center for Innovation.
COLEMAN TELECOMMUNICATIONS MARKETING SERVICES CO. - The new division of Cleveland-based Coleman Group named Mary Krobot company controller, and Donnie Neff will handle field sales. The division will focus on sales of products that include high density polyethylene and PVC pipe, fiber-optic cable, copper and data communications cable.
FCI AUTOMOTIVE - NORTH AMERICA - Lyle Otremba was named vice president of business development for the Livonia, Mich., designer and manufacturer of electrical connectors.
GRAFCO PET PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIES CORP. - The Hanover, Md., supplier of custom private-label PET packaging products named John Guthrie chief financial officer.
PCL PACKAGING CORP. - A. Kim Aagaard was named president and chief executive officer of the Oakville, Ontario, packaging and film products company. Aagaard succeeds William Swinimer, who remains chairman of the board of directors.
* Peter Markusch of BAYER CORP., a Pittsburgh-headquartered manufacturer of health-care, life-sciences and chemical products, was given the Industrial Innovation Award by the American Chemical Society for his work with polyurethane products. ... Concord, Ontario-based FGL PRECISION WORKS LTD., a manufacturer of large structural foam, injection and compression molds, announced that founder Frank Meisels has left the company. ... FUTURE DESIGN INC., a Brampton, Ontario, blown film machinery supplier, announced Ralph Edwards will succeed Robert Krycki, who was named chairman, as president and chief operating officer. ... Mike Skapura was named corporate sales coordinator for WESTMORELAND PLASTICS CO., a Latrobe, Pa., supplier of thermoplastic and thermoset plastic resins. ... Woonsocket, R.I.-based PARKINSON TECHNOLOGIES INC., a supplier of capital equipment, named Joe Connelly technical director of engineering and Amy MacKay engineering manager. ... Ed Williams, lead application development engineer at Exton, Pa.-based LNP Engineering Plastics Inc., was elected chair of the American Gear Manufacturers Association's Plastics Gearing Committee.