AMERICAN MOLD BUILDERS ASSOCIATION The trade group in Rolling Meadows, Ill., named Bill Mach its Mold Builder of the Year. Mach owns Mach Mold Inc. in Benton Harbor, Mich.
ASSOCIATED PACKAGING TECHNOLOGIES The thermoformer in Chadds Ford, Pa., named George Frederick vice president of sales, marketing and technical sales, and Bill O'Brien equipment engineering manager.
BLOW MOLDED PRODUCTS INC. The blow molder and injection molder based in Riverside, Calif., named Jason Hope sales and marketing director.
CHEM-TREND LP The maker of mold-release agents in Howell, Mich., named Devanir Moraes chief executive officer and president, succeeding Mike Quinn, who retired. Bret Miller succeed Quinn as vice president and general manager for North America.
CHROMA CORP. The color concentrates maker based in McHenry, Ill., named Mir Ali technology director.
CUSTOM ETCH ROLLS INC. The texturing and engraving company in New Castle, Pa., named Tim Shamrock sales manager.
DAIKIN AMERICA INC. The fluorochemicals manufacturer headquartered in Orangeburg, N.Y., named Gary Stanitis market focus manager.
HOZELOCK LTD. The manufacturer of garden-watering equipment in Birmingham, England, named Steve Hall group chief executive.
INTELLIPACK INC. The manufacturer of polyurethane foam-in-place packaging in Tulsa, Okla., named John Gee vice president of sales and marketing.
JATCO INC. The injection molder in Union City, Calif., named Steven Jones chief operating officer and president. As president, Jones succeeds Paul Appelblom, who will remain chairman and chief executive officer.
MACDERMID AUTOTYPE INC. The manufacturer of automotive membrane switches and film-insert products headquartered in Rolling Meadows, Ill., named Ed Juline industrial sales manager for Mexico.
MIKRON INDUSTRIES INC. Joe Hums, business development manager for the Kent, Wash.-based window profile extruder, received the Marketing Distinguished Service Award from the American Architectural Manufacturer's Association in Schaumburg, Ill., for work on its programs and service as chair to the Vinyl Material Council.
ALMATIS, a producer of alumina-based materials based in Frankfurt, named Remco de Jong chief executive officer, succeeding Martin Laudenbach, who has stepped down. ENTHONE INC., a specialty chemicals supplier in West Haven, Conn., named Pat Creque sales manager for its east region. ... FIRESTONE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO., a maker of roofing and insulation products in Indianapolis, named Jim Jannasch product development director. TESA TAPE INC., a manufacturer of pressure-sensitive adhesive tape in Charlotte, N.C., named Ilse Rodewald application engineer for automated tape.