A. SCHULMAN INC. The compounder in Fairlawn, Ohio, named Sanja Valentic corporate marketing and business development manager.
APPLIED ROBOTICS INC. The end-of-arm tooling maker in Glenville, N.Y., named Michael Quinn CEO and president, succeeding Thomas Petronis, who retired.
BAC2 LTD. The Southampton, England, developer of materials and components for clean-technology applications named David Stirling non-executive director.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC The machinery maker in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Michael Bontempo human resources director, David Madar product manager for medical tubing for North and South America, Michael Madar inside sales coordinator for its Harrel product line and Joshua Schwartz a Harrel-line consultant.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. The resin maker in Midland, Mich., named Brad Miller global marketing director of its Dow Wire and Cable business unit in Houston.
EXTRUSION DIES INDUSTRIES LLC The flat-die maker in Chippewa Falls, Wis., named Sam Iuliano technical sales director.
GREINER EXTRUSION GMBH The extrusion tool and equipment maker in Nussbach, Austria, named Heinrich Kaser manager of its key accounts division.
INOEX LLC The maker of gravimetric, ultrasonic and other auxiliary equipment in Lancaster, Pa., named P.J. Buriak vice president of sales.
MAAG GROUP The auxiliary equipment maker in Oberglatt, Switzerland, named Alaaddin Aydin sales director for Germany.
MANUFACTURERS ALLIANCE/MAPI The trade group in Arlington, Va., named Stephen Gold CEO and president, effective March 1. He succeeds Thomas Duesterberg, who is retiring but will remain with the firm as senior adviser until June 30.
MAROON INC. The specialty chemical distributor in Avon, Ohio, named Rachel Hardman customer service manager.
MEXICHEM SAB DE CV The PVC pipe manufacturer in Mexico City named Rafael Davalos managing director, succeeding Ricardo Gutiérrez, who was promoted to president.
NOVATEC INC. The auxiliary equipment supplier in Baltimore named Edgar Guzman sales manager for Mexico, Central and South America; Joe Norco regional sales manager in the U.S. for the West and Southwest; Joe Amore systems technology manager; and Ron Ullman systems project manager.
PCS CO. The mold base and component maker in Fraser, Mich., named Leon Suttles Southeast field sales representative.
PIAB USA The manufacturer of vacuum pumps, accessories, conveyors and suction cups in Hingham, Mass., named Edwin Reeser Midwest sales manager.
PLASTICOLORS INC. The custom color and chemical dispersions supplier in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Larry Haines strategic development manager.
R&D/LEVERAGE The product development and mold-making firm in Sutton in Ashfield, England, appointed Craig Carrington and Magdalena Villate sales account mangers.
REMCON PLASTICS INC. The rotational molder in Reading, Pa., appointed Brian Martin sales and marketing director.
ROYAL GROUP INC. The pipe and profile extruder in Woodbridge, Ontario, named Chad Hall western regional sales manager for electrical fittings in the U.S., Adrien Pilon general manager of distribution and Peter Orebaugh business director of Royal Outdoor Products. Doug Kissick was named marketing director for Building Products and Outdoor Products, Steven Piper national specification manager for Canada and Alice Tourout customer service director for North America all for its Pipe Systems division.
SMITHERS RAPRA TECHNOLOGY LTD. The analytical, testing and research service provider in Shrewsbury, England, named Jon Lea senior process technologist.
SOCIETY OF THE PLASTICS INDUSTRY INC. The Washington-based trade association named Patricia Davitt Long industry affairs director.
UNIVAR EUROPE The Brussels-based industrial and specialty chemicals distributor named David Jukes president, succeeding John van Osch, who is leaving the company.
WITTMANN BATTENFELD INC. The injection molding equipment manufacturer in Torrington, Conn., named Carlos Chavez western territory manager in the U.S. Rodrigo MuÃ±oz succeeds Chavez as general manager of the Mexican subsidiary.