ALPHA PACKAGING - The maker of high density polyethylene and PET bottles in St. Louis named Dan Creston chief operating officer, Gary Seeman chief financial officer, Mike Defazio vice president of manufacturing, Shane Jordan quality assurance manager, Cory Robinson quality control manger, Ramona Gant purchasing and inventory control coordinator, Kelly Dwyer controller, Sean Sapienza territory sales representative and Tim Yancey inside sales representative.
BATTENFELD GLOUCESTER ENGINEERING CO. INC. - The extruder maker in Gloucester, Mass., named Kurt Schneider president and chief executive officer.
HI-TECH PLASTICS INC. - The Cambridge, Md., custom injection molder named Larry Garver president and chief operating officer.
INTERESSENGEMEINSCHAFT BIOLOGISCH ABBAUBARE WERKSTOFF eV - The Berlin bioplastic association, known as IBAW, re-elected Chairman Harald KÃ¤b of Berlin-based Narocon Innovation Consulting, and named JÃ¶ran Reske of ISD Interseroh GmbH of KÃ¶ln, Germany, vice chairman. Named to the board were Chris Claesen of Noordhorn, the Netherlands-based Hycail BV, Stefano Facco of Milan, Italy-based Novamont SpA, Dirk Staerke of BASF AG in Ludwigshafen, Germany, and Erwin Vink of Cargill Dow BV of Naarden, the Netherlands.
IMPERIAL CUSTOM MOLDING INC. - The injection molder in Rogers, Minn., named Michael Glynn vice president of sales and marketing.
NORTH CAROLINA FOAM INDUSTRIES - The rigid foam maker in Mount Airy, N.C., named Donald Schumacher sales director.
STEP2 CO. - The rotational molder of toys, based in Streetsboro, Ohio, named Rob MacKay vice president of Internet sales and marketing.
XALOY INC. - The auxiliary equipment manufacturer named Kevin Calchary manager of its barrel manufacturing facility in Pulaski, Va., where it is based.
* AMPACET CORP., a compounder in Tarrytown, N.Y., named Douglas Rusk senior technical service engineer. ... EUROTHERM, an instrumentation maker in Leesburg, Va., named Dan Bender product marketing manager for power control products. ... GOLDSMITH & EGGLETON INC., a recycler in Wadsworth, Ohio, named Kathy Platt customer service manager and Carol Jackson inside sales coordinator. ... KIEFEL INC., a blown film equipment supplier in Wrentham, Mass., named Steve DeSpain business development manager. ... KRONES INC., a blow molding machinery maker in Franklin, Wis., named Sean Madden regional sales manager, Roman Manthey senior vice president of sales and marketing and Heiko Feuring systems division director. ... REICHHOLD INC., a maker of unsaturated polyester resins in Research Triangle Park, N.C., named Tiffani Yogman distribution business coordinator. ... SHARP CORP., a contract packaging firm in Conshohocken, Pa., named Sandra Luciano marketing director. ... TRICORBRAUN, a St. Louis packaging supplier, said packaging consultants Terri Sheppard and Mary Slaga have been certified by the Institute of Packaging Professionals in Herndon, Va.