AMPACET CANADA CO. The compounder in Kitchener, Ontario, named David Toguri an account executive, based in Etobicoke, Ontario.
A.R. ARENA PRODUCTS INC. The manufacturer of storage and transportation products in Rochester, N.Y., named Brent Todd business development manager for chemical markets.
BASF CORP. The chemical and resin supplier in Florham Park, N.J., named Kenneth Lane group vice president of global strategic marketing for its polyurethanes division, succeeding Ralph Schweens, who is now managing director for Mexico, Central America and the Caribbean. Also, Ludwigshafen, Germany-based BASF SE named Jirawat Thongbai managing director of its new unit, BASF Vietnam Co. Ltd., located near the village of Duong Lieu, Vietnam.
BUTLER-MACDONALD INC. The plastics recycler in Indianapolis named Tim Cash vice president.
DELPHI CORP. Suresh Shah, senior technical fellow at Delphi Thermal Systems, received the Engineering Society of Detroit's Gold Award. The award recognizes achievement and community involvement. Delphi Corp. of Auburn Hills, Mich., injection molds components for the automotive industry.
EASLEY CUSTOM PLASTICS INC. The injection molder in Easley, S.C., named Robert Merritt chief financial officer.
EQUIPOLYMERS The PET resin manufacturer in Horgen, Switzerland, named Henry Roth CEO and president, succeeding Graham Fox, who retired. Roth will continue in his role as president and CEO of MEGlobal of Dubai, United Arab Emirates.
GREINER TOOL.TEC GMBH The extrusion tool maker in Nussbach, Austria, named Thomas Kornfeld sales manager for Greiner Extrusion.
HARLEY-DAVIDSON MOTOR CO. Keith Wandell, president and chief operating officer of automotive supplier JOHNSON CONTROLS INC. of Glendale, Wis., will become president and CEO of Milwaukee-based Harley-Davidson on May 1. He suceeds James Ziemer, who is retiring.
HEKUMA GMBH The automation equipment supplier in Eching, Germany, named Klaus Wanner sales director, succeeding Bernd Bruckert.
IDI COMPOSITES INTERNATIONAL The thermoset molding compounds manufacturer in Noblesville, Ind., named Yves Longueville operations director for its sheet molding compound facility in Shanghai.
INTERNATIONAL PLASTICS & EQUIPMENT CORP. The plastic closures manufacturer in New Castle, Pa., named Jay Martin chief operating officer.
JAMPLAST INC. The distributor of raw materials and biopolymers in Ellisville, Mo., named Ted Kunkel business manager and Joe Hart sales manager.
JIFRAM EXTRUSIONS INC. The profile extruder in Sheboygan Falls, Wis., named Wayne Meyer sales director for its plastic extrusions and home-improvement divisions.
KEY PLASTICS LLC The injection molder in Northville, Mich., named Terrence Gohl CEO and a member of the board.
KYDEX LLC The maker of thermoplastic sheet products in Bloomsburg, Pa., named Bryan Ciesielski quality manager.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES AF SCA The polyolefins producer in Rotterdam, Netherlands, named Stephen Cooper vice chairman, an independent member of the supervisory board and chairman of its restructuring committee.
M.F. CACHAT CO. The specialty chemical products marketing and distribution firm in Lakewood, Ohio, named Frances Amy a technical sales representative for the firm's Eastern region, Alison Azar vice president of sales, Michael Barnes sales manager for the Central region and Jeremy Hacket a technical sales representative, also for the Central region.
NATIONAL FENESTRATION RATING COUNCIL The nonprofit rating group in Greenbelt, Md., named John Lewis manager of business development and outreach.
NORPLEX-MICARTA The manufacturer of high-performance thermoset composites in Postville, Iowa, named Carl Kuss Midwest sales representative.
PARADIGM PACKAGING INC. The maker of rigid plastic packaging products in Saddle Brook, N.J., named Mitesh Sheth process engineering manager, he will also lead its continuous improvement program.
POLYMER TRANSACTION ADVISORS INC. The mergers and acquisitions consulting firm headquartered in Newbury, Ohio, named Philip Spanninger senior adviser. Gurudutt Trasy will oversee the firm's new office in Mumbai.
RENOSOL CORP. The Saline, Mich.-based company named Toby Huff sales manager for its rotational molding operations. The company also molds polyurethane parts, and produces vinyl plastisol formulations and material-handling systems.
RESIN TECHNOLOGY INC. The consulting firm in Fort Worth, Texas, named Stacy Shelly director of business development for engineering resins, PVC and polystyrene.
SYNVENTIVE MOLDING SOLUTIONS INC. The hot-runner manufacturer in Peabody, Mass., named Robert Davies CEO.
UNIVERSAL PACKAGE SYSTEMS INC. The bulk container maker in Dale, Ind., named Mike Brandes vice president of operations.
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON The Akron, Ohio, university named Matthew Becker associate professor of polymer science.
VECOPLAN LLC The shredding and recycling equipment maker in Archdale, N.C., named Jeffery Queen chief financial officer.
CANARY LABS INC., a maker of manufacturing data software in Martinsburg, Pa., named Jack Wilkins sales director.