ACS GROUP The auxiliary equipment maker in New Berlin, Wis., named Joe Platek an application engineer for its size reduction division.
AEQUITAS ENTERPRISE AND DESIGN LLC The consultants in Broken Arrow, Okla., named Robert Lux a senior partner.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC The machinery manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Weijian Wang a process engineer for its extrusion systems group and Steve DelTorchio manager of key accounts for its converting systems group in Somerville, N.J. Wang had worked for Pactiv Corp.; DelTorchio previously was with Gloucester Engineering Co.
DME CO. The Madison Heights, Mich.-based tooling components manufacturer named two field sales representatives: Jim Martin, who will handle northern Illinois and Iowa; and Gary Horn for Missouri, Kansas, Oklahoma, Arkansas, and western Tennessee.
DSM DESOTECH The ultraviolet light-curable materials supplier in Elgin, Ill., named Jim Reitz business director for Uvention. Michelle Brand succeeds Reitz as business director of DSM Somos.
FRIMO INC. The equipment and tooling maker in Wixom, Mich., named Lee Hodson advanced development director.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES AF SCA Marvin Schlanger, principal of Cherry Hill Chemical Investments LLC, was named chairman of the polyolefins producer in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Named to the supervisory board were Milton Carroll, founder and chairman of Instrument Products Inc.; Bruce Smith, chairman of Tesoro Corp.; and Rudy van der Meer, chairman of the supervisory boards of Imtech NV, Gazell Holding BV and Energie Beheer Nederland BV.
PLASTICS COLOR CORP. The manufacturer of masterbatches and custom colorants in Calumet City, Ill., named Timothy Workman business development director. In addition, the firm plans to open a compounding plant in Sun Valley, Calif., with Greg Bloomfield and Donna Dungan as sales representatives.
PLAZA GROUP The petrochemical products marketing firm based in Houston named John Orlando support services manager.
SIMONA AMERICA INC. The maker of semi-finished products and piping in Hazleton, Pa., named Stephan Henne northwest regional sales representative.
SPARTA POLYMERS The provider of recycled, colored polypropylene in Raleigh, N.C., named Saundra Cardwell logistics manager.
WILDECK INC. The manufacturer of mezzanines, material lifts and safety guarding in Waukesha, Wis., named Michael Galezio quality assurance and safety manager.
WITTMANN BATTENFELD INC. The injection molding equipment manufacturer in Torrington, Conn., retained Next Step Communications Inc., headed by President Greg Hannoosh, for public relations services.