AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL Marty Durbin is leaving the Arlington, Va.-based trade group in early December to become executive vice president of government affairs for the American Petroleum Institute.
AMERICHEM INC. The color and additive concentrates maker in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, named Brian Guhde technology development manager for its North American extrusion business.
AOC LLC The resin supplier in Collierville, Tenn., named Fred Norman president and chief operating officer.
ARCHWAY SALES INC. The specialty chemical distributor in St. Louis named Pat Murphy a sales representative for its southeast region.
BAERLOCHER GMBH The chemical company in Unterschleissheim, Germany, named Arne Schulle CEO, succeeding Felix Meyer, who will join the advisory board. Schulle is currently managing director and group chief financial officer.
BULK MOLDING COMPOUNDS INC. The producer of thermoset bulk molding compounds in West Chicago, Ill., named Scott Henricks technical sales engineer.
CARPET AMERICA RECOVERY EFFORT The nonprofit group formed to divert and reuse post-consumer carpet in Dalton, Ga., re-elected Frank Hurd chairman.
DIENES WERKE FÜR MASCHINENTEILE GMBH & CO. KG The slitting equipment manufacturer in Overath, Germany, named Josef Nelles technical manager.
EMERALD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS LLC The additives manufacturer in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, named Edward Gotch president of its polymer division. Gotch will continue as president of its Kalama Chemical division.
EPI ENVIRONMENTAL PRODUCTS INC. The supplier of oxo-biodegradable plastic additives in Vancouver, British Columbia, named Jonathan Kutner general legal counsel.
KRATON POLYMERS LLC The specialty chemicals company in Houston named Mark Siebert vice president of adhesives, sealants and coatings end-use market.
PLASTICOLORS INC. The supplier of pigment and chemical dispersions headquartered in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Doug Loudin a territory sales manager for the South.
PLAZA GROUP The petrochemical products marketing company based in Houston named Jerry Dunn vice president of sales.
PROMOLD PLASTICS INC. The mold maker and injection molder in Portland, Conn., named Joseph Garelli manufacturing director and Regina Ruggiero quality assurance director.
REXAM PLC The packaging company in London named Eric Soubeiran director of marketing and innovation for Rexam Plastic Packaging's personal-care division. He will be based in Suresnes, France.
RMAX INC. The Polyiso roof and wall insulation manufacturer in Dallas named Peter Kesser senior vice president of operations.
TEKNOR APEX CO. The custom PVC compounds maker in Pawtucket, R.I., named Gregory Anderson technical manager and Elizabeth Ponte a sales representative.
BUNTING MAGNETICS CO., a maker of magnetic equipment in Newton, Kan., named David Briggs and Clint Pitts metal-detection service technicians.
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