ALCOA FLEXIBLE PACKAGING - The Richmond, Va., film maker named Elizabeth Fessenden president. Fessenden was most recently president of Alcoa Inc.'s Primary Metals Allied businesses in New York.
ARKAY INDUSTRIES INC. - The injection molder based in West Chester, Ohio, named Edwin Sadler vice president, based at Arkay's sales office in Detroit.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF WOMEN BUSINESS OWNERS - The Vienna, Va., trade group named Helen-Marie Berthold Woman Business Owner of the Year for its Charlotte, N.C., chapter. Berthold is president and chief executive officer of Ehren-Haus Industries Inc., a thermoformer specializing in displays.
TEKNOR APEX CO. - Robert Brookman, vice president of business development with the Pawtucket, R.I., plastics supplier, is the recipient of the Vinyl Institute's Roy T. Gottesman Leadership Award for outstanding service. Brookman's 43-year career in vinyl has included positions as corporate president, polymer scientist and activist for the advancement of vinyl.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC. - The Washington trade group awarded Steve Norman its South Distinguished Service Award. Norman is vice president of operations for injection molder Consolidated Metco Inc. in Bryson City, N.C.
VPI LLC - The Sheboygan, Wis., film maker named Kevin Kerchner general manager of its film and converting division in Salisbury, Md.
NDC INFRARED ENGINEERING INC., a supplier of sensors and systems for measurement in Irwindale, Calif., named Don Piatt vice president of sensors sales for the Americas.