AEP INDUSTRIES INC. - The film extruder in South Hackensack, N.J., named Janey Carlson Midwestern regional sales manager and Mark McCormick Eastern regional sales manager, both for its Flxtite Shrink Films Division.
AERO HOUSEWARES LLC - The injection molder in Leominster, Mass., named Steven Waugh sales and marketing director.
AUTOVINYLE - Rene Maillot was named president of the Paris-based group of automotive processors and suppliers that supports PVC recycling. Maillot is group president of the vinyl compounds unit of Colombes, France-based polymer producer Arkema.
BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE LLC - The producer of polymers and high-performance plastics in Pittsburgh named Rainer Mellis vice president of polycarbonate manufacturing at its site in Baytown, Texas, succeeding Lara Rand, who was named facility director for polycarbonate operations in Newark, Ohio.
BEMIS CO. INC. - The flexible packaging supplier in Neenah, Wis., named Henry Theisen president and chief operating officer. Robert Hawthorne and James Ransom both were named vice presidents of operations.
CENTURY EXTRUSION - The extrusion equipment maker in Traverse City, Mich., named Adam Dreiblatt process technology director.
CEREPLAST INC. - The bioresin maker in Hawthorne, Calif., named Shriram Bagrodia senior vice president and director of research and development for blends and chemistry. Alec Pettigrew was named senior vice president of international sales and marketing for Asia and Europe, for the firm's new sales office in Hong Kong.
CHEMTURA CORP. - The chemicals and additives company in Middlebury, Conn., named James Nicol vice president for global building and construction.
CIBA SPECIALTY CHEMICALS CORP. - The additives maker in Basel, Switzerland, named Mark Geeves head of Americas operations for Leeds, England-based Ciba Color Services. He also was named vice president for the Americas for metallic printing subsidiary MetalFX.
CINCINNATI EXTRUSION GMBH - The extruder manufacturer in Vienna, Austria, named Markus Ebster general manager of its Extruserve division.
COLE INDUSTRIES INC. - The rotational mold maker in Garland, Texas, named Tom Kirtley a salesman.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC - The machinery maker in Pawcatuck, Conn., named John Turkowski continuous improvement director and Jason Baird process development engineer.
EPI ENVIRONMENTAL PLASTICS INC. - The supplier of oxo-biodegradable additives in Vancouver, British Columbia, named Joseph Morris vice president of sales and marketing for the United States.
FILMQUEST GROUP INC. - The film converter in Bolingbrook, Ill., named Steven Smith vice president of operations.
GASIAD INC. - The maker of air compressors for blow molding in Hellertown, Pa., named Noussy Nathan vice president of sales and marketing.
JER ENVIROTECH INTERNATIONAL CORP. - The maker of wood-plastic composite compounds and panel boards in Vancouver, British Columbia, named William Anderson vice president of manufacturing, Ji Yoon chief financial officer, Peter Kelly chief technology officer, Peter Baran chief operating officer and William Hunnicutt vice president of global sales and marketing.
KURZ TRANSFER PRODUCTS LP - The foil manufacturer in Charlotte, N.C., named Jacqueline Wells marketing and communications coordinator.
PLASTINUM POLYMER TECHNOLOGIES CORP. - The plastic blending technology firm in New York named Paul Hayes communications director.
POLYURETHANE FOAM ASSOCIATION - The trade group in Knoxville, Tenn., named three inductees to its Flexible Polyurethane Foam Hall of Fame: Herman Stone, renowned researcher, inventor and expert in flexible polyurethane foam combustion performance; Don Bellew a pioneer in the development and commercialization of specialty and technical FPF products; and Hennecke GmbH Polyurethane Technology of Sankt Augustin, Germany, an innovator in machinery for FPF production.
SMART SOURCING INC. - The Farmingdale, N.Y.-based company, which acts as a consultant on manufacturing services available in China, named Philip Jacques regional sales manager, supervising its new West Coast office in Sacramento, Calif.
SMITHERS RAPRA TECHNOLOGY - The analytical, testing and research service provider in Shrewsbury, England, named Michael Day technical sales and consultancy director.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC. - The Washington-based trade association named Kevin Ott executive director of both its Film & Bag Federation and its Bio-Process Systems Alliance.
TERVIS TUMBLER CO. - The insulated drinkware maker in North Venice, Fla., named David Church manufacturing director.
TREX CO. INC. - Anthony Cavanna is retiring Aug. 15 from the manufacturer of composite decking and railing in Winchester, Va., but will continue as chairman. He will be succeeded as president and chief operating officer by Andrew Ferrari.
WALL COLMONOY CORP. - The heat-transfer technology firm in Madison Heights, Mich., named Errol Cadet production manager for its Aerobraze division in Cincinnati.
WILKINSON INDUSTRIES INC. - The manufacturer of plastic and aluminum food packaging in Fort Calhoun, Neb., named Gregory Jehlik chief executive officer and president.
ZELLER PLASTIK INC. USA - The closure maker in Libertyville, Ill., named Pat Harrington head of strategy and market development.
AUTOMA SPA, a manufacturer of blow molding and injection blow molding machinery based in Bologna, Italy, named Helmut Scherer of Scherer Plastics Systems LLC in Haslett, Mich., a manufacturers' representative and Frank Falcone of Falcone Technical Service Ltd. in Etobicoke, Ontario, a service representative for Canada and the United States. ... NEGRI BOSSI USA, an injection molding machine manufacturer in Newark, Del., named Robert Thompson Midwest sales manager. ... UNILOY MILACRON, a manufacturer of blow molding equipmentin Tecumseh, Mich., named Wallace Willard to its sales support staff for aftermarket services.