BLADES MACHINERY CO. INC. The dealer of used and new machinery in Elk Grove Village, Ill., named Chris Ratini sales representative.
COMPOSITE LUMBER MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION The trade group in Washington named Douglas Mancosh president. Mancosh is CEO of Fiberon LLC.
DICKTEN MASCH PLASTICS LLC The injection molder and tooling services provider in Nashotah, Wis., named Steven Braun chief financial officer. Braun is also responsible for human resources and information technology functions.
GUILL TOOL & ENGINEERING CO. INC. The extrusion tooling maker in West Warwick, R.I., named Stephen Blanche sales manager for New England, New Jersey, New York and Pennsylvania.
INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES INC. The trade group in Washington announced that Bob Garino plans to retire at the end of 2010. ISRI has begun its search to find his successor as commodities director.
PLASTIC SERVICE GROUP INC. The auxiliary equipment maker in Stevensville, Mich., named Joseph Lang business development manager.
SMARTKEM LTD. The developer of organic materials for the printed electronics sector in St. Asaph, Wales, named Russell Griffiths senior scientist.
SPARTECH CORP. The thermoformer, compounder and producer of molded and profile products in Clayton, Mo., named Richard Locke vice president of procurement and Carol O'Neill senior vice president of Spartech Packaging Technologies.
TEXTRON INC. The industrial conglomerate in Providence, R.I., named Vicente Perez CEO & president of its Kautex business unit, an automotive supplier, succeeding Lothar Rosenkranz who is retiring.
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP. The manufacturer of petrochemicals and polymers in Houston, named Robert Buesinger senior vice president of vinyls, succeeding Wayne D. Morse Sr., who is retiring.
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