AXION POLYMERS The recycler in Manchester, England, named Gary Welsh general manager.
BOLTARON PERFORMANCE PRODUCTS LLC The rigid sheet producer in Newcomerstown, Ohio, named Kevin Asti vice president of operations.
CHEMICAL MARKET ASSOCIATES INC. The petrochemical consulting firm in Houston named three consultants to its global Business Advisory Service: Sukanya Boonneung in Bangkok, and Helen Weeks and Sean Stevenson in London.
CHROMA CORP. The color concentrates maker in McHenry, Ill., named Joe Annolino a Southwest sales agent. He is president of Annolino & Associates LLC.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. The resin maker in Midland, Mich., named Torsten Kraef business group vice president of Dow Polyurethanes.
FOCALPOINT PARTNERS LLC The investment banking firm in Los Angeles named Steve Speak industry coverage leader for plastics, composites and advanced materials.
GREINER TOOL.TEC GMBH The extrusion toolmaker in Nussbach, Austria, named Michael Schleiss CEO, succeeding Michael Ebli, who is retiring.
INTERNATIONAL SLEEP PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION The trade group in Alexandria, Va., named Mary Helen Uusimaki vice president of membership and communications.
MATHELIN BAY ASSOCIATES LLC The resin-procurement consulting firm based in St. Louis named Bruce Petersen a consultant.
PFEIFFER VACUUM GMBH The equipment manufacturer for vacuum generation, measurement and analysis in Asslar, Germany, named Nicole Ackermann its public relations contact.
POLYMER PACKAGING INC. The flexible packaging maker in Massillon, Ohio, named Jeanette Long business development manager for toll converting.
RADIANT ENERGY SYSTEMS INC. The manufacturer of infrared heaters, hot-air ovens and fume oxidizers in Hawthorne, N.J., named Clara O'Boyle marketing manager.
SCHENCK ACCURATE INC. The bulk materials-handing equipment maker in Whitewater, Wis., named Steve Becker sales director.
SOLO CUP CO. The maker of disposable food-service products in Lake Forest, Ill., named six vice presidents: Larinda Becker, food-service marketing; April Darre, financial planning and analysis; Robert Grainger, procurement; Kimberly Healy, consumer division; Karen Leeker, innovation and quality; and Jeffrey Lombardo, food-service sales.
TREXEL INC. Brent Strawbridge was named vice president of North American sales for the Woburn, Mass., developer of the MuCell microcellular foaming process.