ARGOTEC INC. - The film and sheet extruder in Greenfield, Mass., named David Collette vice president of manufacturing and technology.
ASTM INTERNATIONAL - The West Conshohocken, Pa., trade association's technical standards writing committee for plastic piping gave its Frank W. Reinhart and Henry Kuhlmann Award to Peter Cook, technical services manager for Ipex Inc. of Quebec.
DEMAG PLASTICS GROUP - The injection molding machine maker in Schwaig, Germany, named Joachim Metzmacher production and logistics manager for plants in Schwaig and Wiehe, Germany.
DURAKON INDUSTRIES INC. - The thermoformer in Lapeer, Mich., named John Walker plant manager.
ERIEZ MANUFACTURING CO. - The maker of magnetic auxiliary equipment in Erie, Pa., named John Collins manager for PolyMag, the firm's plastic products separation division.
HAITIAN MACHINERY NORTH AMERICA INC. - The manufacturer of injection molding machinery, headquartered in Itasca, Ill., named Joseph Valentine Midwest sales manager.
INNOVATIVE PLASTIC SOLUTIONS - The custom injection molder in Abingdon, Md., named Brad Piwowar to its sales and development staff.
KAM PLASTICS CORP. - The injection molder in Holland, Mich., named Daniel Rietveld vice president.
KLÃ–CKNER PENTAPLAST GROUP - The Luxembourg-based film producer named Tom Goeke chief executive officer of the group, Michael Tubridy president and chief operating officer of KlÃ¶ckner Pentaplast North and South America in Gordonsville, Va., and Joachim Kreuzburg president and chief operating officer for Europe and Asia in Montabaur, Germany.
MACK MOLDING CO. - The injection molder in Arlington, Vt., named Garth Walbert account manager for the Statesville, N.C., plant.
OXFORD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS INC. - The maker of high-performance thermoplastic polymers in Enfield, Conn., named Kevin Cronin vice president and general manager.
SIMONTON WINDOWS - The vinyl window manufacturer in Parkersburg, W.Va., named Tom Riscilli vice president of its Vacaville, Calif., plant. He also is general manager at the site.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC. - Stephen Petrakis, vice president of Wood Dale, Ill.-based ACS Group's Sterling unit, was named director of SPI's Midwest and Northeast operations effective Sept. 26. He will work out of the group's Chicago office. The Washington-based trade association also named Jeff Trask vice president of government affairs and public policy. He had been a regulatory affairs manager with the American Petroleum Institute.
* BUTLER-MACDONALD INC., a plastics recycler in Indianapolis, named Crystal Harden a customer service representative. ... ENTEK MANUFACTURING INC., an extruder maker in Lebanon, Ore., named Christine Reiss to lead its lean Six Sigma program. ... FITZ CHEM CORP., a raw materials distributor in Itasca, Ill., named Patricia Borowiec inventory coordinator. ... Market research firm FREEDONIA GROUP INC. has added two analysts to its office in Beijing, China: Ling Feng and Richard Zhou. Also, senior industry analyst Evan Yan has moved from the Cleveland headquarters to manage the Beijing office. ... KURTZ NORTH AMERICA, a supplier of equipment for expanded polystyrene in Plymouth, Wis., named Ruben Figueroa executive vice president of sales.