BETA LASERMIKE EUROPE The non-contact measuring equipment supplier in Marlow, England, named Frank DeBarro European service manager, succeeding Eric Gottlieb, who is relocating to its Dayton, Ohio, facility, as an engineering manager.
CELANESE CORP. The chemicals maker in Dallas named Michael Stubblefield chief marketing officer and Jon Mortimer chief technology officer.
DYMAX CORP. The adhesives maker in Torrington, Conn., named Stephen LaCroce applied technology director.
GOUGEON BROS. INC. The epoxy manufacturer in Bay City, Mich., named Alan Gurski president.
HARWICK STANDARD DISTRIBUTION CORP. The chemical supplier in Akron, Ohio, named Kurt Nygaard vice president of sales.
KICE INDUSTRIES INC. The maker of industrial air systems in Wichita, Kan., named Drew Kice president, succeeding Thomas Kice, who will continue as CEO.
LMI TECHNOLOGIES INC. The vision sensor provider in Delta, British Columbia, named Terry Arden CEO, succeeding Len Metcalfe, who will continue as chairman.
MASTER PACKAGING INC. The packaging converter in Tampa, Fla., named Fred Crowe chairman and president.
PLASTIC TECHNOLOGIES INC. Thomas Brady, founder of the rapid preform and package designer, developer and material evaluator in Holland, Ohio, was awarded the 2009 Lifetime Achievement Award by the Society of Plastics Engineers' Blow Molding Division.
PLAZA GROUP The petrochemical products marketing firm in Houston named Ron Munos sales manager.
POLYMER RESOURCES LTD. The supplier of engineering thermoplastic compounds in Farmington, Conn., named Howard Altman distribution sales manager.
SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS The Brookfield, Conn., trade association's extrusion division recognized the following award winners: Russ Nichols, Distinguished Achievement Award; Tim Womer, Bruce Maddock Award; Helmut Potente, Heinz Hermann Twin-Screw Extrusion Award; Carl Hagberg, Heinz List Award; and John Christiano, Outstanding Service Award. Lori Holmes received the Lew Erwin Scholarship.
TEKNOR APEX CO. The custom PVC compounds maker in Pawtucket, R.I., named Canadian sales representatives Domenic Marando and Gerard Cousineau for its Chem Polymer, Teknor Specialty Compounding and Vinyl divisions.
TELLES The Lowell, Mass.-based bioplastics joint venture between Metabolix Inc. and Archer Daniels Midland Co. named Stan Haftka business development director for Europe. He had been a global manager for Celanese Corp.'s engineering polymers division. Telles is opening its first international office, in ADM's office in Rotterdam, the Netherlands.
UNIVAR The industrial and specialty chemicals distributor in Bellevue, Wash., named John Zillmer CEO and president.
SHUTTLEWORTH INC., a manufacturer of conveyors and materials-handling equipment in Huntington, Ind., named Jim Zurawski technical operations manager.
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