BAC2 LTD. The developer of materials and components for clean-technology applications in Southampton, England, named Jim Totczyk operations director.
BEAUMONT TECHNOLOGIES INC. The supplier of auxiliary equipment and software in Erie, Pa., named Kevin Rottinghaus regional account manager.
BETA LASERMIKE AMERICAS The supplier of non-contact measuring equipment in Dayton, Ohio, named Ken Bornhorst global service and business development director; Ian Warren service manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa; Charles Wrinkle Southeast district sales manager; and Mike Cooley south-central U.S. district sales manager.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC The machinery manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Joseph Guigli engineer for aftermarket sales and Zsolt Katona liquid coating technical director.
DECEUNINCK NORTH AMERICA LLC The profile extruder in Monroe, Ohio, named Scott Sheffield vice president of North American operations.
DEKALB MOLDED PLASTICS CO. The injection molder in Butler, Ind., named Ken Cady operations manager, Bill Hammons molding manager and Mike Campbell improvement engineer.
DW GLOBAL GROUP The provider of reusable gaylord containers in Florence, Ky., announced Bob Lynch of Howell, Mich.-based Rill Tech Products LLC will provide sales and marketing services for the firm.
ENGEL NORTH AMERICA The injection molding machine and automation equipment manufacturer in York, Pa., named Peter Auinger managing director of Engel de México SA de CV in Querétaro, Mexico.
EUROPEAN PVC WINDOW PROFILE AND RELATED BUILDING PRODUCTS ASSOCIATION The trade group in Brussels, also known as EPPA, named Andreas Hartleif president. Hartleif is CEO of Veka AG of Sendenhorst, Germany.
EVERBANK COMMERCIAL FINANCE INC. The lender for plastics machinery in Parsippany, N.J., named Richard Gumbrecht chief growth officer.
EXLINE INC. The equipment refurbisher in Salina, Kan., named Chris Bumgarner operations manager, Steve Mudd account manager for Exline's central territory, Rex Stormer Midwest territory account manager and Howard Terrell business leader for its ignition and automation division.
GELEST INC. The manufacturer of organosilicon compounds, metal-organic compounds and silicones in Morrisville, Pa., named Janis Matisons senior technical manager, Jonathan Goff manager of silicones research and development, and Yun Mi Kim technical service manager.
GOLDSHIELD FIBERGLASS INC. The molder of custom composite products in Decatur, Ind., named Jeff Newport president.
GREINER HOLDING AG The Kremsmunster, Austria-based holding company with numerous plastics divisions named Hannes Moser chief financial officer, effective in the third quarter.
HELIX MEDICAL LLC The supplier of biocompatible silicone medical devices and parts in Carpinteria, Calif., named Wendy Hinchey vice president of sales and marketing in the Americas.
IMS CO. The industrial equipment supplier in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, named Thomas Osowski president and chief operating officer, succeeding Brad Morse, who is now CEO.
INTELLIGRATED INC. The materials-handling firm in Cincinnati named Kevin O'Reilly sales engineer II for the East, based in Somerset, N.J.
NORDIC GROUP OF COS. LTD. The parent company of injection and blow molder Flambeau Inc. named Ralph Kauten to the board. He also will chair Nordic's finance and audit committee. Both companies are based in Baraboo, Wis. Kauten is chairman and CEO of Quintessence Biosciences Inc., a biopharmaceuticals firm in Madison, Wis.
NOVA CHEMICALS CORP. The resin and chemicals maker in Calgary, Alberta, named Chris Bezaire senior vice president for polyethylene, John Hotz vice president of strategy and John Siegrist vice president of sales.
NYCO MINERALS INC. The wollastonite producer in Willsboro, N.Y., named Li Wanghua (Jack Lee) managing director.
PLASTIC COMPONENTS INC. The injection molder in Germantown, Wis., named Jim Kozlowski a sales representative.
PLASTIKOS INC. The injection molder in Erie, Pa., named Gerry Avery technical sales manager for the West. He will also represent Plastikos' mold-making sister firm, Micro Mold Co. Inc.
POLYMERA INC. The maker of wood-plastic composite materials and custom profiles in Hebron, Ohio, named Jeff Brandt vice president of manufacturing and technology.
POLYURETHANE FOAM ASSOCIATION The trade group in Loudon, Tenn., named Dimitri Dounis president. Dounis is director of marketing and foam research at Hickory Springs Manufacturing Co. in Hickory, N.C.
PREMIER MATERIAL CONCEPTS The custom sheet and rollstock extruder in Findlay, Ohio, named Perry Bauer sales manager for the upper Midwest.
RED INK COMMUNICATIONS LLC Former plastics reporter Matt Griswold is president of the new marketing communications firm in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
REIFENHÃUSER GMBH & CO. KG MASCHINENFABRIK The film-equipment maker in Troisdorf, Germany, named Bernd ReifenhÃ¤user chairman.
REMCON PLASTICS INC. The rotational molder in Reading, Pa., named Ben Wittich to lead its lean-manufacturing and continuous-improvement initiatives.
REXAM PLASTIC PACKAGING The packaging company's Personal Care Division in Suresnes, France, named Nathalie Nowak global marketing director.
SIL-PRO LLC The medical molder in Delano, Minn., named Thomas Shurson vice president of contract manufacturing.
SOLEGEAR BIOPLASTICS INC. The bioplastics maker based in Vancouver, British Columbia, named Brian Gusko chief financial officer.
SONOCO PRODUCTS CO. The packaging film extruder and extrusion blow molder in Hartsville, S.C., reassigned four vice presidents to new segments in consumer packaging: Rodger Fuller to global rigid paper and plastics; R. Howard Coker to global rigid paper and closures; Marcy Thompson to rigid paper and closures; and Robert Puechl to global flexible packaging. Thompson also was elected a director of the company.
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP. The manufacturer of petrochemicals and polymers in Houston named Mike Mattina vice president and general manager of its North American Pipe Corp. business in Houston, and Mike Powell vice president and general manager of Westech Building Products Inc., based in Mount Vernon, Ind.