AVALON VISION SOLUTIONS LLC - The Atlanta mold-monitoring company named Oscar Watty sales manager for Mexico.
CHASE PLASTIC SERVICES INC. - Andy Conte was named technical and product services manager for the engineering resin distributor in Clarkston, Mich.
COASTAL DABR MACHINERY - J.R. Duff, Dave Bader and Michelle Auer were named sales agents for the new machinery distributor in Placentia, Calif., an alliance between Coastal Plastics Machinery and DABR Industries. The new company will serve the Southwest, California and Mexican territories for Sterling of Milwaukee.
EPCO MACHINERY LLC - The Fremont, Ohio, machinery maker named Eric Lehman to lead its marketing and communications activities.
EXTRUSION DIES INDUSTRIES LLC - The supplier of flat die systems based in Chippewa Falls, Wis., promoted Jonathan Anderson to engineering manager.
FORTUNE PLASTICS INC. - The film extruder and converter in Old Saybrook, Conn., named Ian Featherstone vice president and general manager.
KREYENBORG GMBH - Dana Darley was named president of Kreyenborg Industries, the U.S. arm of the Munster, Germany-based filtration equipment maker. Darley replaces Jan-Udo Kreyenborg, who will stay on as chairman and managing director of Kreyenborg Group.
MYERS INDUSTRIES INC. - The Akron, Ohio-based diversified manufacturer named John Orr chief operating officer.
NEXPAK INC. - The manufacturer of media packaging based in North Canton, Ohio, named Mark Mathisen chief executive officer.
PROCESS CONTROL CORP. - The auxiliary equipment supplier in Atlanta named James Martin vice president of sales and marketing for its new molding division.
REICHHOLD INC. - The compounder in Research Triangle Park, N.C., named Ashok Mendiratta vice president, global technology; Eric Carlier technology director for Europe; and Alberto Piccinotti sales director, Europe.
SARTOMER CO. - The specialty chemicals manufacturer in Exton, Pa., named Bill Wittig business manager of its specialty polymers group. Wittig was marketing manager of monomers and oligomers.
SPRI - The Waltham, Mass.-based trade group named officers at its annual convention: Paul Yurcich, with Cambridge, Ontario-based Canadian General Tower Ltd., president; Mike Ennis, with Midland, Mich.-based Dow Chemical Co., president-elect; Steve Moskowitz, with Stevens Roofing Systems, Holyoke, Mass., secretary-treasurer. George Howell of Spartech Polycom in Arlington, Texas, and Tom Savoy of Premier Industries Inc. in Prior Lake, Minn., were named associate members, each serving a two-year term. Greg Brandt of Carmel, Ind.-based Firestone Building Products Co. was named chairman of the technical committee. SPRI represents sheet membrane and component suppliers to the commercial roofing industry.
TREX CO. - The Winchester, Va.-based composite decking maker named A. Catherine Lawler senior vice president of marketing. Lawler replaces Andrew Ferrari, who is retiring.
UPONOR OYJ - The Vantaa, Finland-based pipe extruder named Jan Lng chief executive officer, officially taking over the seat August 1. Lng replaces Jarmo Rytilahti, who will become a senior executive adviser, planning to retire in fall of 2004.
VIBAC GROUP - The Ticineto, Italy-based maker of biaxially oriented polypropylene films and tapes named Thomas Mohr president and chief executive officer of the group's North American companies, which include Vifan USA Inc., Vifan Canada Inc. and Vibac Canada Inc. He will operate out of Morristown, Tenn. Carlo Serroni is accepting a senior position at the group's headquarters, leaving his position as executive vice president of Vifan Canada and Vifan USA.
* Electric motors manufacturer BOSCH REXROTH CORP., based in Hoffman Estates, Ill., named Wolfgang Dangel president and chief executive officer, replacing Bob Rickert, who will become an adviser to executive management. ... Compounder TEKNOR APEX CO., based in Pawtucket, R.I., named John Lawrence sales representative for the area that includes Missouri, Kansas and Nebraska. Lawrence formerly represented the Chicago area for the firm's vinyl division. ... Bulk material supplier MAGNUM SYSTEMS INC., headquartered in Kansas City, Kan., named Gary Saunders vice president of sales and marketing. ... Plastic packaging design firm FENTON, WEBER & JONES PACKAGING INC. in Getzville, N.Y., named Don Forbes account manager. ... ASTM in West Conshohocken, Pa., named Warren Ketola to its board. Ketola is a division scientist with 3M Traffic Control Materials Division in St. Paul, Minn.