ALCOA FLEXIBLE PACKAGING - The film maker in Richmond, Va., named Bimal Kalvani president.
ARGOTEC INC. - The film and sheet extruder in Greenfield, Mass., named Jesse Hau plastics engineer.
CLAIRSON PLASTICS - The injection molder in Ocala, Fla., named Darrell Pope operations director.
GAMMAFLUX LP - The supplier of hot-runner equipment in Sterling, Va., named Sasidharan Sreedharan technical sales and service engineer for its new office in Singapore.
RESIN TECHNOLOGY INC. - The consulting firm in Fort Worth, Texas, named John Denzer managing partner.
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON - Frank Harris and Stephen Z.D. Cheng, two polymer science professors at the university in Akron, Ohio, received the 2005 Cooperative Research Award in Polymer Science, presented by the Washington-based American Chemical Society and endowed by Eastman Kodak Co.
VITEC LLC - The Detroit blow molder named Frank Remesch vice president of manufacturing.
* ADVANCED VISION TECHNOLOGY LTD., a manufacturer of inspection systems in Hod-Hasharon, Israel, named William Bai general manager of its new office in Shanghai, China. ... AIS CONTAINER HANDLING, a maker of container-handling equipment in Dutton, Mich., named Andrew Gill corporate engineering manager. ... Midland, Mich.-based resin maker DOW CHEMICAL CO. named George Biltz global vice president of purchasing. ... SUN CHEMICAL CORP. of Cincinnati named Jeff Hed account manager for its West Coast performance pigments sales. ... SYNAPTIC DECISIONS, a Houston consulting firm, named Ted Behrens a partner. ... BRUSH WELLMAN INC., a Cleveland diversified manufacturer, named Doug Veitch director of application engineering and marketing for plastics and tooling in its Alloy Products Group.