BULK MOLDING COMPOUNDS INC. - The producer of thermoset bulk molding compounds in West Chicago, Ill., named Greg Geers sales director for Latin America. Bernd Brausendorf, managing director of BMCI's tetra-Dur unit, has retired. Brausendorf founded tetra-Dur Kunstoff-Producktion GmbH of Seevetal, Germany, in 1985.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC - The machinery manufacturer based in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Roger Clarke sales engineer for the firm's sheet, foam, reclaim and single-screw compounding product groups.
GURIT HOLDING AG - The composite materials maker in Wattwil, Switzerland, named Rudolf Hadorn chief executive officer and Markus Knuesli chief financial officer. Hadorn replaces Jouni Heinonen, who left the company.
LAUREN MANUFACTURING CO. - The profile extruder in New Philadelphia, Ohio, named Lisa Huntsman president.
NEW DIMENSION INDUSTRIES INC. - The foam products maker in Moonachie, N.J., named Tom Myers vice president for strategic services for its Bun Logistics division.
POLYURETHANE FOAM ASSOCIATION - The trade group based in Knoxville, Tenn., named Steve Riddle president, effective Jan. 1. Riddle is president of NCFI Polyurethanes in Mount Airy, N.C. The group also awarded its fall 2007 Herman Stone Technical Excellence Award to Erin Kelly, business manager for the plastics unit of additives maker BYK USA Inc., based in Wallingford Conn.
ROGERS CORP. - The specialty materials firm in Rogers, Conn., named Jeffrey Grudzien vice president of sales.
SCHENCK ACCURATE INC. - The maker of testing equipment in Whitewater, Wis., named Dirk Maroske president. Maroske and Chief Financial Officer Neal Mueller will succeed Greg Fream, who retired as chief executive officer.
WINPAK LTD. - The extruder of film and sheet for packaging in Winnipeg, Manitoba, named Kenneth Kuchma vice president and chief financial officer.
The NATIONAL FENESTRATION RATING COUNCIL, a nonprofit rating group based in Greenbelt, Md., named new board members, including Steve Strawn of Jeld-Wen Inc. in Klamath Falls, Ore.; Stephen Farrar of Guardian Industries Corp. in Auburn Hills, Mich.; and Joe Hayden of Pella Corp. in Pella, Iowa. ... The PACKAGING MACHINERY MANUFACTURERS INSTITUTE, a trade association based in Arlington, Va., named Kate Achelpohl director of member communications. ... SPARTANICS LTD., a manufacturer of auxiliary equipment based in Rolling Meadows, Ill., named Juan Zacares a European sales director.