APPLETON PAPER INC. - The packaging firm in Appleton, Wis., named Glenn Harsh sales director for its films business, which includes American Plastics and New England Extrusion Inc.
BASF CORP. - The resin supplier in Florham Park, N.J., named Tom Chizmadia vice president of corporate communications.
CASCADE ENGINEERING INC. - The injection molder in Grand Rapids, Mich., named Kenyatta Brame vice president of business services.
CEPS INC. - The injection molder and toolmaker in West Lebanon, N.H., named Martin Lamont engineering manager.
CLOPAY PLASTIC PRODUCTS CO. - The maker of specialty films and building products in Mason, Ohio, named Vance Greene operations director for Clopay Europe.
ITEC ENVIRONMENTAL GROUP INC. - The recycler in Oakdale, Calif., named Mario Sandoval chief operating officer.
NOVATEC INC. - The conveying equipment supplier in Baltimore named Joe Shipley general manager for its new customer service division, NovaCare.
POLY-CAST INC. - The injection molder in Tigard, Ore., named Mark Drahn business development manger.
QUICKSTEP HOLDINGS LTD. - The composites maker in Perth, Australia, named Andrew Myers head of engineering and chief operating officer for Australia, effective in January. Benjamin Luedtke was named technical manager for its recently opened research and development lab in Dayton, Ohio.
RTP CO. - The compounder in Winona, Minn., named Scott Mumm general manager of its TPE division.
STEVENS URETHANE - The sheet, film and tubing division of JPS Industries Inc. in Easthampton, Mass., named James Galica vice president of market and product development.
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON - The Akron, Ohio, university inducted Helmut Eckardt into its Polymer Processing Hall of Fame. Eckardt is director of new technologies for injection molding at Battenfeld Kunststoffmaschinen GmbH in Kottingbrunn, Austria.
BOSS INDUSTRIES LLC, a maker of resin silos in Oswego, Kan., named John Farris president of Boss Tank. ... CHEMTURA CORP., a chemicals and additives firm in Middlebury, Conn., named Jon Amdursky marketing communications director. ... CINCINNATI EXTRUSION GMBH, an extruder maker in Vienna, Austria, named Christian Rebhan its consultant for PVC sheet. ... CMD CORP., a flexible packaging equipment maker in Appleton, Wis., named Gerry Blohowiak regional sales manager. ... COGNEX CORP., a supplier of vision sensors in Natick, Mass., named Eric Ceyrolle executive vice president of worldwide sales and marketing, Brian Phillips vice president of sales for the Americas, Didier Lacroix vice president of sales for Europe and Ettore Cucchetti vice president of sales for Asia. ... DOW CHEMICAL CO., a resin maker in Midland, Mich., named Horacio Percossi business vice president of specialty chemicals. ... FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO., an Indianapolis maker of polyiso insulation, named Greg Hausz national sales manager and Chris Mincey regional business manager. ... GEFRAN ISI INC., a maker of extrusion melt-pressure sensors and control instruments in Winchester, Mass., named Shawn Tomlinson applications manager. ... GRAHAM ENGINEERING CORP., a maker of extrusion blow molding equipment in York, Pa., named Bryan Carr and Brent Shultz electrical engineers and Dan Stover and Brent Heenan service processors. ... HUDSON-SHARP MACHINE CO., a maker of bag- and pouch-making equipment in Green Bay, Wis., named Jeanette Long marketing and communications manager. ... SARTOMER CO., a specialty chemicals maker in Exton, Pa., named Brian Contrisciane technical sales representative.