AKRON RUBBER DEVELOPMENT LABORATORY INC. The testing and development services firm in Akron, Ohio, named Bonnie Stuck senior technical adviser.
AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL David Weidman, chairman and chief executive officer of Dallas-based Celanese Corp., was named chairman of the trade group in Arlington, Va. J. Brian Ferguson was named chairman of the executive committee and Stephanie Burns was named vice chairman.
CUSTOM DOWNSTREAM SYSTEMS INC. The auxiliary equipment maker in Lachine, Quebec, named Piero Tambuchi sales and service director for Ontario.
ECO-PRODUCTS INC. The manufacturer of biodegradable and compostable food-service ware in Boulder, Colo., named Richard Mills III vice president of sales and marketing. Michael Hastings was named to the board.
GLOUCESTER ENGINEERING CO. INC. The extruder maker in Gloucester, Mass., named Alan Thompson director of supply chain management.
HUNTSMAN CORP. The plastics and chemicals company headquartered in The Woodlands, Texas, named Andre Genton president of its advanced materials division.
MESIROW FINANCIAL HOLDINGS INC. The investment banking firm headquartered in Chicago, named John Chrysikopoulos managing director. He will be based in New York and will specialize in the paper and packaging industries.
NETSTAL-MASCHINEN AG The plastics injection molding machine manufacturer in NÃ¤fels, Switzerland, named Thomas Anderegg head of sales and marketing, as well as application technology.
PLAZA GROUP The petrochemical products marketing firm in Houston, named Mark Hacas senior vice president of operations and Ray Heinen controller.
POLLMANN NORTH AMERICA INC. The automotive supplier in Romeoville, Ill., named Andreas Reger president.
PURE TECH PLASTICS The recycler in East Farmingdale, N.Y., named Yasily Ogando Roa quality system manager.
SONGWON INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD. The additives maker in Ulsan, Korea, named Philippe Schlaepfer executive vice president of corporate strategy and business development.
TESA TAPE INC. The manufacturer of pressure-sensitive adhesive tape based in Charlotte, N.C., named Dave Adams new business development manager for its converting segment in North America.
TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC. The film extruder in North Kingstown, R.I., named Chad Hedden national sales manager for its Torayfan division.
TREX CO. INC. Harrold Black, health and safety manager for the Winchester, Va.-based manufacturer of composite decking and railing, was given the 2008 KellerOnline Safety Professional of the Year award. The SPOTY award is given by J.J. Keller & Associates Inc., a safety and compliance consulting firm based in Neenah, Wis.
WITTMANN BATTENFELD INC. The injection molding equipment manufacturer in Torrington, Conn., named Matt McCabe vice president of sales and David Purcell sales manager.
* MARATHON EQUIPMENT CO., a manufacturer of waste-handling equipment headquartered in Vernon, Ala., named Brian Nadel operating company president. Nadel will work through a transition period with Gordon Shaw, who is retiring.