AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL The trade group in Washington named Lee Salamone senior director of the Center for the Polyurethanes Industry, effective Dec. 9.
AMERICAN MAPLAN CORP. The extruder manufacturer based in McPherson, Kan., named Gary Feldscher construction system salesman.
ARCHWAY SALES INC. The specialty chemical distributor in St. Louis named Rosemarie Ayala-Olson and Erica Gerner Midwest representatives and Steve Randall a member of the customer service team.
ARGOTEC INC. The film and sheet extruder in Greenfield, Mass., named Steve Malinoski quality director, Brian Reid process engineer, Jeffrey Ethier technical product manager and Thomas Burke technical director.
BINMASTER The manufacturer of measurement sensors in Lincoln, Neb., named Scott Bonine a sales manager for its line of point and continuous bin level sensing devices.
CEREPLAST INC. The bioresin maker in El Segundo, Calif., named Kelvin Okamoto senior vice president of research and development.
CHEMICAL MARKET ASSOCIATES INC. The petrochemical consulting firm in Houston named Tim Hopper chief economist and economic business director.
DALAU INC. The Merrimack, N.H., manufacturer of parts made from polytetrafluoroethylene named Arthur Bonetti a business development salesman.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC The machinery maker in Pawcatuck, Conn., named James Winning field sales and process engineer for its extrusion systems group.
DYNISCO LLC The instrumentation and technology company in Franklin, Mass., named David Trestini regional sales manager for Latin America.
FITZ CHEM CORP. The raw materials distributor in Itasca, Ill., named Don Deihs president.
FKUR KUNSTSTOFF GMBH The custom biopolymers producer in Willich, Germany, named Carmen Michels technology and production manager.
GELEST INC. The manufacturer of organosilicon compounds, metal-organic compounds and silicones in Morrisville, Pa., named Joel Zazyczny vice president for silanes, silicones and metal-organics.
INTELLIGENT GLOBAL POOLING SYSTEMS CO. LLC Bob Moore, chairman and CEO of the provider of RFID-tagged, all-plastic pallets in Orlando, Fla., was named Entrepreneur of the Year by Ernst & Young.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES The polyolefins producer based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, named Bhavesh Patel senior vice president, olefins and polyolefins for Europe, Asia and International.
MAGNA INTERNATIONAL INC. Siegfried Wolf stepped down as co-CEO of the Aurora, Ontario-based automotive supplier. Donald Walker will remain the sole chief executive.
NEWAGE INDUSTRIES INC. The tubing and hose manufacturer in Southampton, Pa., named Michael Allard global distribution sales manager.
NFM WELDING ENGINEERS INC. The extruder maker in Massillon, Ohio, named Nolan Ramsey controls engineering director.
PACKAGING MACHINERY MANUFACTURERS INSTITUTE The trade group in Arlington, Va., inducted Robert Dodrill into the Packaging Hall of Fame Class of 2010. Dodrill is president of Rollprint Packaging Products Inc. of Addison, Ill.
PACTIV CORP. The packaging firm in Lake Forest, Ill., named John McGrath CEO of its Foodservice/Food Packaging unit. McGrath succeeds Pete Lazaredes, who is retiring.
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO. The packaging film extruder and extrusion blow molder based in Hartsville, S.C., named M. Jack Sanders president and chief operating officer.
THOMSON PLASTICS INC. Jerry Harrison, founder and CEO of the injection molder in Thomson, Ga., will step down Dec. 31, but will remain on the board. Russell Greenberg, managing partner of Thomson's largest outside investor, Altus Capital Partners, will act as CEO.