A. SCHULMAN INC. The compounder in Fairlawn, Ohio, named R.J. Schoger manager of financial reporting.
AARP The Washington-based organization for people over 50 named John Penn, chairman and CEO of Intek Plastics Inc., to its board of directors.
BEMIS CO. INC. The flexible packaging supplier in Neenah, Wis., named Scott Ullem vice president and chief financial officer, succeeding Gene Wulf, who will assume the role of executive vice president.
BETA LASERMIKE AMERICAS The supplier of non-contact measuring equipment in Dayton, Ohio, named Jay Luis worldwide marketing manager.
CEREPLAST INC. The bioresin maker in El Segundo, Calif., named Robert Findlen senior vice president of global sales and marketing.
CMT MATERIALS INC. The manufacturer of syntactic plug materials based in Attleboro, Mass., named Scott Conway general manager.
CONSTAR INTERNATIONAL INC. The blow molder in Philadelphia named Ruth Mack, one of the company's directors, interim CEO and president, succeeding Michael Hoffman, who has resigned. The company is searching for a replacement.
DEKALB MOLDED PLASTICS CO. The Butler, Ind., injection molder named Art Mixis operations manager.
DENTON PLASTICS INC. As part of a long-term succession plan, the compounder and recycler in Portland, Ore., named Nicole Janssen president, replacing company founder Dennis Denton, who will remain chairman. Teresa Galin was named senior vice president.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. The resin maker in Midland, Mich., named its Pinnacle award winners for outstanding achievements in sales: Shaun Pulsipher and Stephanie Kalil, specialty plastics and films; Mike Ginn and Marty Root, basic plastics; and James Walley, base plastics.
EFC INTERNATIONAL The St. Louis-based fastener supplier named Gunter Retkowski sales director.
E-Z PACK MANUFACTURING LLC The manufacturer of refuse-truck bodies in Cynthiana, Ky., named two regional sales managers: Mark Clindaniel, Midwest; Kevin Coombes, East.
HARDY INSTRUMENTS INC. The analytical instrumentation and equipment maker in San Diego named Stan Modzel North American service sales manager.
HOOVER MATERIALS HANDLING GROUP The maker of intermediate bulk containers in Houston named Jon Goodyear sales manager for the Gulf Coast area.
ICC INDUSTRIES INC. The manufacturer of chemicals, pharmaceuticals and plastics in New York named Naveen Chandra president of ICC Trading Inc., succeeding William Brunger, who has stepped down. James Muller was named executive vice president and chief financial officer.
INVISTA RESINS & FIBERS GMBH The materials producer in Hattersheim, Germany, named Ottmar Schmidt general manager of its European polymer and resins business in Gersthofen, Germany.
MACK MOLDING CO. The injection molder in Arlington, Vt., named Marc Colety procurement director, succeeding Bruce Bixler, who has retired. Also, Bryan Campbell was named plant manager, Carl Bickford, quality manager of contract manufacturing and Gene Birmingham, plant manager in Cavendish, Vt.
MICHIGAN ROLL FORM INC. The downstream equipment manufacturer in Fraser, Mich., named Max Baauw sales manager for Tru-Tech products. He was president of Tru-Tech Tool and Machine Co. from 1999-2009.
MOLDED FIBER GLASS COS. The composites maker in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Harvey Hewett West Coast sales director.
OSTERMAN & CO. INC. The resin supplier in Cheshire, Conn., named Lou Clark sales director for the Southeast.
PATHWAY POLYMERS INC. The polyurethane tire-fill maker in Chattanooga, Tenn., named Bob Kirschner executive vice president of sales and marketing.
PIOVAN PET SYSTEMS N.A. The auxiliary equipment manufacturer in Woodbridge, Va., named John Heinrikson PET business manager for North America.
PLAZA GROUP The Houston petrochemicals marketing firm is changing its board of advisers to a board of directors structure. Members of the new board were all members of the advisory board: Chairman Carmine Falcone, President Randy Velarde, Eugene Allspach, Robert Betz, Mario Concha and John Yanney.
POLYZEN INC. The medical-device manufacturer in Raleigh, N.C., named Richard Kindberg president, succeeding Tilak Shah, who was named CEO and chief technical officer.
PRO PLAS INC. The custom injection molder in St. Louis named James Gosche Jr. operations manager.
S&E SPECIALTY POLYMERS LLC Stanley Trykowski, 86, a senior research and development chemist at the compounder in Lunenburg, Mass., received the Wire & Cable Manufacturers Alliance's Distinguished Career Award. He was a founder of compounder Lynn Plastics Corp.
SIRANE LTD. The packaging maker in Telford, England, named Johanna Makinen to its food packaging team.
SMITHERS RAPRA TECHNOLOGY LTD. The analytical, testing and research service provider in Shrewsbury, England, named Steve Peel manufacturing leader.
SOCIETY OF MANUFACTURING ENGINEERS The trade association in Dearborn, Mich., awarded David Dickson of Boeing Co. its J.H. Jud Hall Composites Manufacturing Award.
SPARTA POLYMERS The provider of recycled colored polypropylene in Raleigh, N.C., named Natalie Aman procurement and account manager.
SYSTEM LOGISTICS CORP. The materials-handling-systems design and integration firm in Lewiston, Maine, named Thomas Berger vice president of supply-chain sales.
TEKNOR APEX CO. The custom PVC compounds maker in Pawtucket, R.I., named Kyung-Jin Min market manager for Asia, based in South Korea.
TRICORBRAUN The packaging supplier in St. Louis named George Dempsey chief operating officer and Mark Shepherd executive vice president.
TRUMPF INC. The maker of laser marking equipment in Farmington, Conn., named David Havrilla products and applications manager, Mike Morissette sales finance manager, Bill Weston Southwest regional sales manager, Juergen Stollhof sales program manager, Chris Pilcher regional sales manager for Trumpf Canada, Michael Nuessler sales engineer for laser products in Querétaro, Mexico, and Chris McMillin regional sales manager based in Arizona.
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