AMPAC FLEXIBLES - The Cincinnati-based film manufacturer announced that its new Ampac Flexibles division will be headed by George Thomas, vice president of business development for Ampac Packaging LLC.
COMPRESSION POLYMERS HOLDING CORP. - The heavy-gauge sheet extruder in Moosic, Pa., named John Loyack chief operating officer and chief financial officer effective Sept. 6. Loyack joins Compression Polymers from PNM Resources Inc.
INNOVATIVE PLASTIC SOLUTIONS - George Wilmot joins the custom injection molder, in Abingdon, Md., as its general manager. Innovative Plastic Solutions was formerly Harbor City Plastics.
LANDMARK PLASTIC CORP. - The Akron, Ohio, thermoformer and injection molder of plastic containers and packaging for the horticultural industry promoted Gerald Stethem to chief operating officer and president. Stethem was Landmark's executive vice president and chief financial officer.
M2 ENGINEERING AB - The maker of optical disc production equipment in Stockholm, Sweden, named Carl Langenskiold chief executive officer and president. Langenskiold was a co-founder of the 10-year-old firm.
PINNACLE POLYMERS - The polypropylene maker in Garyville, La., named Gus Kahramanidis vice president of finance.
PLASTICOMP LLC - The compounding equipment and pellet supplier in Winona, Minn., named Paul Ness chief financial officer.
TREX CO. INC. - The manufacturer of composite decking and railing in Winchester, Va., named Anthony Cavanna chairman and chief executive officer, succeeding Robert Matheny, who is retiring but will remain as a director. Andrew Ferrari was named chief operating officer and president.
ACS GROUP, the auxiliary equipment maker in Wood Dale, Ill., named Joe Keenan technical sales manager for size-reduction machinery, covering the western region; he will be based out of South Attleboro, Mass. ... CYCLICS CORP., a resin maker in Schenectady, N.Y., named John Akitt to the board of directors. Akitt retired in 1998 as executive vice president of Exxon Chemical Co. ... DAIKIN AMERICA INC., a fluorochemical manufacturer in Orangeburg, N.Y., named Liesl Lim product specialist for polytetrafluoroethylene and Tim Duzick product manager for the fluoropolymer melt product lines. ... SUN CHEMICAL CORP., a maker of printing inks and pigments in Cincinnati, named Melissa Koester to its North American sales group for performance pigments. ... TEKNOR APEX CO., a custom thermoplastic compounds maker in Pawtucket, R.I., named Thomas Phillips technical manager for the corporate analytical lab and the chemicals division. Also, named to Teknor Apex's thermoplastic elastomer division were Jeffery Beach as senior market manager-automotive and Brian Fairchild as field market development representative-consumer products market. ... TERVIS TUMBLER CO., an insulated drinkware maker in Osprey, Fla., named Timothy Desser controller and Nathan Yoder head of the golf division.