ABA-PGT INC. - The injection molder and mold maker in Manchester, Conn., named Richard Kuhr a sales and applications engineer at its Chicago office.
ARKEMA INC. - The polymer producer in Philadelphia, named Jaclyn Sekula technical marketing specialist for its Kynar fluoropolymers division.
BEAR STEARNS MERCHANT BANKING - The private equity firm in New York named Phil Yates senior adviser. Yates is chairman of Graham Packaging Holdings Co. of York, Pa.
CHEMTURA CORP. - The chemicals and additives firm in Middlebury, Conn., named Rick Beitel vice president of global sales for performance specialties, and Janet Chetland global vice president, high-performance markets.
DYNISCO LLC - The instrumentation and technology company in Franklin, Mass., named Michael Millsaps marketing and sales manager for polymer test products at its subsidiary, Alpha Technologies Inc. in Akron, Ohio.
ECO2 PLASTICS INC. - The recycler in San Francisco named Randall Reed vice president of engineering and named Roy Herberger to the board.
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD. - The injection molding equipment maker in Bolton, Ontario, named Gerardo Chiaia president for Asia, succeeding Marcus Sutch, who is leaving.
INJECTRONICS CORP. - The injection molding and packaging firm in Clinton, Mass., named Mark Licari vice president of engineering.
INTERTAPE POLYMER GROUP INC. - Chief Financial Officer Andrew Archibald is retiring June 30 from the Montreal flexible packaging producer. Victor DiTommaso, currently vice president of finance, will assume the CFO role.
METABOLIX INC. - The bioresin maker in Cambridge, Mass., named George Kipouras and Kristin Taylor business development managers and Debra Darby brand director.
PARKINSON TECHNOLOGIES INC. - The maker of web-handling and winding equipment in Woonsocket, R.I., named Stephen Montalto sales and marketing director.
POLYONE CORP. - The compounder in Cleveland named Kurt Schuering vice president of global sales and service and David Stonecipher marketing director for its North American color and additives division, and added Karen Masuga to its marketing communications staff.
TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC. - The film extruder in North Kingstown, R.I., named Richard Schloesser executive vice president. Michael Brandmeier succeeds Schloesser as vice president and general manager of its Torayfan division. The firm also named Christopher Roy sales and marketing director, Scott Van Winter director and general manager of its Lumirror division and Jeffrey Lippy general manager of its cross-linked polyolefin foam division.
WEXCO CORP. - The cylinder manufacturer based in Lynchburg, Va., named Tony Grant sales director.
The AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF CHEMICAL ENGINEERS in New York gave Kurt Swogger its Management Division Award. Swogger is business development vice president for Dow Chemical Co. in Midland, Mich. ... Nesquehoning, Pa., compounder WESTCHESTER PLASTICS named William Diecks regional sales manager.