AMARAL AUTOMATION ASSOCIATES LLC The Cumberland, R.I., representative for auxiliary equipment makers named Brian Benoit new business development manager.
ANCHOR PACKAGING INC. The thermoformer and film maker in St. Louis named three sales directors: Bill McMillan, Great Lakes region; Herb Kemp, buying groups; and Vic Letteney, Northeast division. Also, Richard Curti was named district sales manager for the Northeast region,
ARBURG GMBH + CO. KG The injection molding machine maker in Lossburg, Germany, named Carlo Brouwer head of its new sales and service office in Ras al Khaimah, United Arab Emirates.
CAPSNAP EUROPE PACKAGING GMBH The manufacturer of 5-gallon bottles and caps in Kremsmunster, Austria, named Michael Frick head of marketing and sales at Greiner Packaging International.
CHEMTURA CORP. The chemicals and additives company in Middlebury, Conn., has formed an executive committee. Its members include Craig Rogerson, president, chairman and chief executive officer; Stephen Forsyth, executive vice president and chief financial officer; David Dickey, executive vice president and group president of performance products; Alan Swiech, senior vice president of human resources; and Billie Flaherty, senior vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary.
STATE OF PENNSYLVANIA Gov. Edward Rendell named George Cornelius secretary of the state's Department of Community and Economic Development. Cornelius is the immediate past president and chief executive officer of materials company Arkema Inc. of Philadelphia.
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD. The injection molding equipment maker in Bolton, Ontario, named Dinesh Budapanahalli vice president of global service and sales for hot runners and tooling.
MOLDED RUBBER AND PLASTIC CORP. The medical-device injection molder based in Butler, Wis., named Greg Riemer chief operating officer.
NORTH AMERICAN COMPOSITES The distributor of composites raw materials based in Lino Lakes, Minn., named Dean Talip reinforcements product manager.
PLASTICOMP LLC The compounding equipment and pellet supplier in Winona, Minn., named Paul Ness vice president and general manager of its composite pellet products.
SPARTECH CORP. The thermoformer, compounder and producer of molded and profile products in Clayton, Mo., named Tim Hamilton marketing development director.
THERMOPLASTIC PROCESSES INC. The extruder of rod, shapes and tubing in Sterling, N.J., named new manufacturers' representatives: Adam Mellen and Steve Frantz of Cartier Wilson Co. for the firm's southeast territory, and Jerry Trokey and Jeromy Trokey of Value Added for the central Midwest.
TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC. The film extruder based in North Kingstown, R.I., named Richard Schloesser chief executive officer.
VEKA HOLDINGS INC. The profile extruder in Fombell, Pa., named Nino Di Giorgio executive vice president.
COLSON CASTER CORP., a manufacturer of caster and wheel products headquartered in Jonesboro, Ark., named Don Laux president. ... ELANTAS PDG INC., a St. Louis-based supplier of specialty resins for electrical/electronics applications, named Don Hannah area sales manager for the Southeast.