APPLIED MARKET INFORMATION LTD. - The market research and consulting company in Bristol, England, named Rebecca Dolbey technical publisher for its Plastics Information Direct division.
ARNCO INC. - The supplier of polyurethane fill for tires in South Gate, Calif., named Bill Hory marketing director for its performance polymers group and Tom Geriak market development director for industrial maintenance.
BOROUGE PTE LTD. - The polyolefins maker in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, named Abdul Aziz Abdulla Al Hajri chief executive officer-designate of its production company, Abu Dhabi Polymers Co. Ltd., effective Oct. 1. He succeeds Harri Bucht, who will join Borealis A/S of Lyngby, Denmark, as vice president of new business development. Borouge is a joint venture between Borealis and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co.
COLORITE PLASTICS CO. - The maker of garden hose and aeration tubing in Ridgefield, N.J., named Ben Williams product development manager of its aeration division.
DEKALB MOLDED PLASTICS CO. - The injection molder named Rick Walters president, succeeding Jeff Rodgers, who will remain chairman and chief executive officer of the company, headquartered in Butler, Ind.
ENGEL NORTH AMERICA - The injection molding machine and automation manufacturer in York, Pa., named three regional sales managers: Larry Alvey, for the Ohio valley and Michigan; Steve Craig, based in Houston; and Mark Sankovitch, who will cover much of the Midwest.
ENTEK MANUFACTURING INC. - The extruder maker in Lebanon, Ore., named Linda Campbell West Coast sales manager.
EXCEL POLYMERS LLC - The provider of elastomer materials and additives in Solon, Ohio, named Kevin Chen vice president of Excel Rubber Products in China.
FIBERFORGE CORP. - The engineering firm in Glenwood Springs, Colo., named Andrew Lizotte lead composites application engineer for aerospace product development.
GLOBAL CLOSURE SYSTEMS - The supplier of plastic and metal closing and dispensing systems in Paris named Christian Voegeli chief executive officer.
GNEUSS INC. - The distributor of filtration equipment in Matthews, N.C., named Chuck Szoke sales engineer for screen changers and polymer filtration equipment, and Don Johnston sales engineer for measurement technology.
GRAHAM ENGINEERING CORP. - The maker of extrusion blow molding equipment in York, Pa., named Rolf Weingardt corporate development manager, Joe Guarriello research and development manager, Kelli Spackman human resources manager and Bill Keller materials manager.
GREIF INC. - The blow molder of industrial drums in Delaware, Ohio, named David Fischer chief operating officer and president.
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD. - The injection molding equipment maker in Bolton, Ontario, named Mike Urquhart vice president of service and sales for Latin America, succeeding Rod Selem, who is leaving the company. Urquhart had been vice president of PET sales.
L.K. MACHINERY INC. - The equipment maker in Holland, Mich., named Kevin Brady sales director for its injection molding machinery division.
METABOLIX INC. - The bioresins maker in Cambridge, Mass., named Frank Popola compounding technology and operations manager, Holly Wilson-Jene product marketing director, Sally Kline technology director and Diether Hesse commercial director for Europe, all for its Lowell, Mass.-based Telles joint venture with Archer Daniels Midland Co. of Decatur, Ill.
MOLD-MASTERS LTD. - The hot-runner manufacturer in Georgetown, Ontario, named Bruce Catoen vice president of marketing and business development. He had been vice president of packaging for Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd.
NATIONAL GRAPHICS INC. - The lenticular lens producer in Brookfield, Wis., named Ronald Fladwood creative director.
PLASTICOLORS INC. - The supplier of pigment and chemical dispersions in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Scott Becker president.
POLYONE CORP. - The compounder in Avon Lake, Ohio, named Tom Kedrowski senior vice president of operations.
PROMENS HF - The rotational molder based in Reykjavik, Iceland, named Gestur Thorisson senior vice president of business development.
RESIN TECHNOLOGY INC. - The consulting firm in Fort Worth, Texas, named Mike Burns global business director of its polyethylene unit, Greg Smith global business director of its engineering resins unit, Gus Garrett business knowledge director, Michael Dewsbury global business director for PET, Kevin Mitchell marketing director and Ella Benton marketing services manager.
SAINT-GOBAIN CORP. - The Valley Forge, Pa., manufacturer of packaging, materials and construction products named Jacques Aschenbroich chief executive officer and president.
SHUMAN PLASTICS INC. - The resin compounder and recycler headquartered in Buffalo, N.Y., named Joseph Ruffino chief financial officer.
SOMERSET RECYCLING SERVICES INC. - The plastics and paper recycler in Somerset, Ky., named Alan Keck a sales representative.
VECOPLAN LLC - The shredding and recycling equipment maker in High Point, N.C., named Mike Cox Midwest sales manager for its waste division.
WEXCO CORP. - The cylinder maker in Lynchburg, Va., named Barry Tyree original equipment manufacturer business manager.