A. SCHULMAN INC. - The compounder in Fairlawn, Ohio, named John Myles vice president of research and development.
BUSINESS ANSWERS INTERNATIONAL INC. - The consulting and staffing firm in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., named Andrew Werner vice president.
CFC INTERNATIONAL INC. - The holographic and specialty coated film maker in Chicago Heights, Ill., named Mark Mitravich vice president of sales.
EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO. - The resin supplier in Kingsport, Tenn., named Phil Begley director of its polyethylene business.
LIBRALTER PLASTICS INC. - The injection molder in Walled Lake, Mich., named John Harris business development vice president.
MILACRON INC. - The Cincinnati equipment maker named Dave Lawrence general manager of global mold technologies.
PAULSON TRAINING PROGRAMS INC. - The training firm in Chester, Conn., named Scott Paulson president.
PLIANT CORP. - The packaging firm in Schaumburg, Ill., named Harold Bevis president and chief executive officer.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC. - The Washington-based trade association elected Paul Appelblom of Jatco Inc. to a second one-year term as chairman of its executive board. E. Niles Kenyon of Conair Group Inc. was named vice chairman; Richard Angiullo with DuPont Fluoroproducts, secretary; Frank Tortorici of Atofina Chemicals Inc., treasurer. SPI's Equipment Council appointed Bart Alcamo of RBK Tool & Die Inc. and Sandy Guthrie of Merritt Davis Corp. as representatives. Its Material Suppliers Council named the following to the executive board: Jane Austin of DuPont Dow Elastomers LLC, Don Drummond of Basell Polyolefins and Larry Galpin of Daikin America Inc. The SPI Processors Council elected Joe Bergen of Sajar Plastics Inc., Jay Cude of Coeur Inc. and Maureen Steinwall of Steinwall Inc. to the executive board.
THOMAS BLAIGE & CO. - The Chicago investment banking adviser firm that specializes in plastics named Jonathan White president and partner.
* Color and additive masterbatches supplier CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES LTD., based in Muttenz, Switzerland, named George Iannuzzi key account manager for its personal-care packaging group in New York. Tim Smith was named site manager for its facility in Vancouver, Canada. ... Equipment maintenance and repair firm 3-D SERVICE LTD. of Massillon, Ohio, named Michael O'Brien client manager for its service center in Cincinnati. ... Thermoset barrier maker SIKA AUTOMOTIVE in Madison Heights, Mich., named Frank Hoefflin director of research and development. ... Industrial spot-cooling systems firm UNISPOT of St. Louis named Stewart Intagliata vice president. ... Fluoropolymers firm DAIKIN AMERICA INC. of Orangeburg, N.Y., named Dante Capriotti to its sales staff. ... Toll compounder WESTCHESTER PLASTICS of Nesquehoning, Pa., named Mark Rother account executive. ... Auxiliary equipment firm UNIVERSAL DYNAMICS INC. of Woodbridge, Va., named sales representatives: Butch Chojnacki of Precision Plastics Equipment Inc., Rel James of Polymer Equipment Corp., Dan O'Neal of Progressive Equipment Sales and Hal Smith of Halco Plastics Machinery Co. ... ALVEY SYSTEMS INC., a St. Louis materials-handling firm, named George Reyher account manager for Latin America. ... BOSCH REXROTH CORP., a drives and motion-control firm in Hoffman Estates, Ill., named U.S. regional sales managers: Melvin Maynard, central; Timothy McCrea, Southeast; and Michael Rogers, Great Lakes.