COLLINS & AIKMAN CORP. - J. Michael Stepp was named executive vice president and chief financial officer of the Troy, Mich.-based automotive supplier.
CREATIVE TECHNIQUES INC. - The Auburn Hills, Mich.-based custom injection molder named Joe Banfield president and general manager, and Rick Parker vice president and director of business development. Banfield was executive general manager. Parker was operations general manager.
LYONDELL CHEMICAL CO. - The Houston-based chemical producer announced several new appointments in its integration with Equistar Chemicals LP: Russell Crockett Jr., vice president of chemical sales for the Americas; and J. Vaughn Deasy, vice president of polymer sales for Equistar, also based in Houston.
MACRO ENGINEERING & TECHNOLOGY INC. - The flexible film machinery maker in Mississauga, Ontario, named Joe Suhay engineering director, Scott Wallace electrical engineering manager and Felix Guberman manager of research and development.
OUTDOOR TECHNOLOGIES INC. - The Macon, Miss.-based fencing, decking and railing extruder named three new division sales managers: Chris Flake, western United States; Bob McGrath, south United States; and Tony Vizzi, Northeast, Midwest and eastern Canadian territories.
PITTSFIELD PLASTICS ENGINEERING INC. & PRECISION SPOOLS INC. - The Pittsfield, Mass.-based injection molder and supplier of custom tooling named Bruce Lev to its board, responsible for mergers and acquisitions.
TUSCARORA INC. - The packaging manufacturer in New Brighton, Pa., named John O'Leary senior vice president and David O'Leary president and chief executive officer.
OUTDOOR ADVANTAGE INC. - The Jacksonville, Fla.-based vinyl fence fabricator named Carolyn Price vice president of finance and administration.
UNITED PLASTICS GROUP INC. - The Westmont, Ill.-based injection molder named Matthew Langton vice president of sales support services.
* Virgil Fisher was named to implement Six Sigma business processes for online resin seller POLYMERADDITIVES.COM LLC of Huntersville, N.C. ... NDC INFRARED ENGINEERING INC., an Irwindale, Calif.-based supplier of sensors and systems for measurement, named Andy Hall customer care director. ... CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES LTD., a supplier of color and additive masterbatches based in Muttenz, Switzerland, named Laurie Warner divisional communication officer. ... Schaumburg, Ill.-based equipment maker HEIDENHAIN CORP. named Kevin Kaufenberg manager. ... New Albany, Ind.-based CONFORMA CLAD INC., a maker of extruder barrels, liners and screw flights, named Keith Gifford director of marketing and business development, and Steve DeGroot market manager of power generation. ... Chemical additives producer DOVER CHEMICAL CORP. in Dover, Ohio, announced several appointments: Don Chapman Jr., vice president of marketing, polyolefins and functional additives; Charles Fletcher, vice president of marketing, PVC additives and metallic stearates; William Hood, sales director; James MacNeil Jr., business unit manager of halogenated products and functional fluids; and Robert Hendriks and Damon Stevenson, regional sales managers. ... AC TECHNOLOGY CORP., an Uxbridge, Mass.-based maker of alternating-current motor drives, named David Reece to lead its worldwide marketing operations. ... Piscataway, N.J.- based RHEOMETRIC SCIENTIFIC INC. named Scott Pufahl vice president of engineering and operations.