AZON USA INC. - The polyurethane chemical products and machinery manufacturer in Kalamazoo, Mich., named Dave DeBoer field service representative, Bernard Schut chemical operator, Hector Jimenez quality control lab technician and Bruce Bengtson senior chemist.
CASCADE ENGINEERING INC. - The injection molder in Grand Rapids, Mich., named Kysha Frazier business leader for its newly formed, consulting-based business unit, Quest Sustainable Solutions.
CONTINENTAL MANUFACTURING CO. - The supplier of plastic tools and containers for janitorial and food-service uses in St. Louis named Paul Trippett quality and continuous improvement director.
DIAMOND AMERICA CORP. - The extrusion equipment manufacturer in Tallmadge, Ohio, named Steve Scott plant manager and Ken Arner engineer.
DIMCOGRAY CO. - The injection molder in Centerville, Ohio, named Allen McCray staff accountant.
DUPONT TITANIUM TECHNOLOGIES - The manufacturer of titanium dioxide in Wilmington, Del., named Peter O'Sullivan global marketing leader.
HARBOUR GROUP - The private equity firm in St. Louis named Jeffrey Fox chief executive officer, succeeding Sam Fox, who has been appointed the U.S. ambassador to Belgium.
IQMS INC. - The software maker in Paso Robles, Calif., named Neil Gow RealTime product manager.
KLÃ–CKNER PENTAPLAST OF AMERICA INC. - The film producer in Gordonsville, Va., named Tracy Scott vice president of operations for its North and South American operations.
KMT ROBOTIC SOLUTIONS INC. - The robotic machinery maker in Auburn Hills, Mich., named Chris Lutz vice president of sales.
METHODS MACHINE TOOLS INC. - The machine tools and accessories supplier in Sudbury, Mass., named Kevin Sarro financing and credit services director and Norton Kaplan head of its new group, Methods Automation.
NOVAMONT SPA - Catia Bastioli, chief executive officer of the bioplastics maker in Novara, Italy, was named European Inventor of the Year 2007 by the European Commission and the European Patents Office, for patents for the production of plastics from agricultural resources.
PGT INC. - The manufacturer of impact-resistant windows and doors in Venice, Fla., named C. Douglas Cross vice president.
PLASTOMER TECHNOLOGIES - The manufacturer of fluoropolymers in Houston named Jason Holmes West Coast representative for its Texolon and Amicon plastics divisions.
R.A. JONES & CO. INC. - The provider of packaging equipment and services in Covington, Ky., has opened a sales and service office in Monterrey, Mexico, managed by Jose Edmundo Romo.
REP CORP. - The builder of injection presses for thermoplastic elastomers and rubber in Bartlett, Ill., named John Mohl Midwest regional sales manager.
WINCUP HOLDINGS INC. - The thermoformer in Phoenix named Paul Ebbert vice president of institutional sales and Cory Parker vice president of alternative channels.
AEC INC., an auxiliary equipment maker in Schaumburg, Ill., named Ron Will sales engineer for industrial markets and sales to original equipment manufacturers. ... DORNER MANUFACTURING CORP., a conveyor and equipment maker in Hartland, Wis., named Kim Stoll industrial products marketing manager. ... LAGA/ ONE80 DESIGN, a design firm in New York, named Mark Dziersk vice president of industrial design. ... OILGEAR CO., a maker of fluid power components and electric controls in Milwaukee, named Richard Armbrust chief executive officer and president.