ASACLEAN - SUN PLASTECH INC. - The purging compound maker named Glenn Kornfeld president, succeeding Mike Sasai, who assumes new responsibilities at parent Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corp. in Japan, while remaining CEO of the Parsippany, N.J., subsidiary.
D-M-E CO. - Fred Steil, manager of mechanical engineering and technical services at the mold maker in Madison Heights, Mich., received the Mold Maker of the Year award from the Society of Plastics Engineers in Brookfield, Conn.
ELOPAK INC. - The maker of packaging and equipment in New Hudson, Mich., named JÃ¶rg Thiels executive vice president for the Americas, succeeding Robert Gillis, who is retiring in October.
GLS CORP. - The thermoplastic elastomers supplier in McHenry, Ill., promoted Walter Ripple to director of sales and marketing and named James Seeley marketing manager.
* CARGILL DOW LLC, a producer of biodegradable polymers in Minneapolis, named Dennis McGrew chief marketing officer and Ann Clark Tucker public affairs and communications director. ... DELCAM INC., a Windsor, Ontario, developer of software for computer-aided design/manufacturing, named Maida Koller and Mark Cadogan business development managers for the United States and Canada, respectively. ... EPOCH COMPOSITE PRODUCTS INC., a decking maker in Lamar, Mo., named Kathleen Mahoney central region manager. ... GNEUSS INC. of Matthews, N.C., which distributes and services filtration equipment, named Larry Bagley a sales engineer for the Southeast and Paul Hancock a service engineer. ... OSTERMAN & CO., a resin supplier in Cheshire, Conn., named Joe Kunigenas an account manager. ... PQ CORP., an inorganic chemical supplier in Valley Forge, Pa., elected Sheree Bargabos to the board. Bargabos is president of the exterior systems business of Owens Corning in Toledo, Ohio. ... RHEIN CHEMIE CORP., an additives and specialty products firm in Trenton, N.J., named Betty Pfiester an account manager, based in the Chardon, Ohio, plant. ... ROWMARK INC., an injection molder and extruder in Findlay, Ohio, named Kurt Ohlrich chief financial officer and vice president of finance. ... TEKNOR COLOR CO., a color concentrates firm in Pawtucket, R.I., named Agustin Loya sales manager for Latin America.