ALGA PLASTICS CO. - The custom thermoformer in Cranston, R.I., named Dick Simmons business manager for the medical industry.
BOY MACHINES INC. - The Exton, Pa., maker of injection molding machines named Darrel Hill national sales manager.
COMMERCIAL PACKAGING - The packaging maker in Normal, Ill., named Jon Solberg product manager of the flexible films division. Named to the Flexible Intermediate Bag Container Division were Joanne Pakieser, account and sales service manager, and Charlie Roy as product manager.
COUNCIL OF INTERNATIONAL PLASTICS ASSOCIATIONS DIRECTORS - The global association named Canadian Plastics Industry Association President Serge Lavoie secretary general.
INTEK PLASTICS INC. - The profile extruder in Hastings, Minn., named Robert Tracy vice president of operations and Alan Colliander vice president of sales and marketing.
KRATON POLYMERS - The specialty chemicals company in Houston named George Gregory chief executive officer, succeeding Stephen Wood, who was named vice chairman.
NATIONAL TOOLING AND MACHINING ASSOCIATION - The trade group in Fort Washington, Md., promoted Rob Akers to operations director.
NEW ENGLAND EXTRUSION INC. - The film maker in Turners Falls, Mass., named John Richards technical product manager.
POLYMER RESOURCES LTD. - The supplier of engineering thermoplastic compounds in Stamford, Conn., named Carlos Carreno vice president of business development and Dave Gwinn sales representative in Chicago.
QUICKSTEP TECHNOLOGIES PTY. LTD. - The developer of the Quickstep fluid-curing process for composites in Canning Vale, Australia, named Dale Brosius chief operating officer for the Americas and Europe.
TERVIS TUMBLER CO. - The insulated drinkware maker in Osprey, Fla., named Andrew Grzybowski vice president of operations.
* DYMAX CORP., an adhesives maker in Torrington, Conn., named Darrell Ripley managing director of Asian sales and operations. ... FKI LOGISTEX NORTH AMERICA, a maker of materials-handling equipment in St. Louis, named Dave Baker president of the Manufacturing Systems Division, John Kelly president of the Airport, Post & Parcel Division and John Westendorf president of the Warehouse and Distribution Division. ... HPG INTERNATIONAL INC., a manufacturer of vinyl films in Mountaintop, Pa., named Steve Leavitt a designer. ... KEY TECHNOLOGY INC., a maker of automation and inspection systems in Walla Walla, Wash., named Rich Hebel director of marketing and business development. ... PLASTICERT INC., a mold developer and injection molder in Stewartstown, Pa., named Craig Porter operations manager for its Lewiston, Minn., facility. ... VICTREX USA INC., the manufacturer of PEEK-brand polyaryletherketone in Greenville, S.C., named Duncan Hogg sales leader.