BWAY CORP. The Oak Brook, Ill., container molder named Michael Noel executive vice president of sales and marketing, Mike Sheppard vice president of distributor sales and Mike Bero vice president of commercial sales.
CONAIR GROUP INC. The equipment manufacturer headquartered in the Pittsburgh suburb of Cranberry Township named three regional sales managers: Peter Armbruster, John Heinrikson and William Oscar. Conair also named Premier Equipment Sales of Columbus, Ind., and A.L. Belrose Co. of Grand Rapids, Mich., as sales representatives for Conair plastics auxiliary equipment.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC The machinery manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Kevin Breault aftermarket sales manager, Bill Houle aftermarket sales engineer and Rick Reigelsperger spare-parts salesman.
DECEUNINCK NORTH AMERICA LLC The Monroe, Ohio-based profile extruder named David Jacobson marketing and innovation director.
DIELECTRIC CORP. The plastics fabricator in Menomonee Falls, Wis., named Darryl Hart a sales representative.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. The resin maker in Midland, Mich., named Doug May vice president of investor relations.
ENGEL NORTH AMERICA The injection molding machine and automation manufacturer in York, Pa., named Peter Smith and Carlos Hidalgo to its western region direct sales team.
EVERBANK COMMERCIAL FINANCE INC. The equipment loan provider in Parsippany, N.J., named David D'Antonio and Scott Gates to lead its new Lender Finance Group in Mount Laurel, N.J.
HAMPEL CORP. The thermoformer in Germantown, Wis., named Mark Sjoberg business development manager.
INTERPLASTIC CORP. The specialty chemical company in St. Paul, Minn., named Richard Sutkowski manager of its plant in Hawthorne, Calif.
IQMS INC. The Paso Robles, Calif.-based software maker named Jason Slater automation group manager.
MFG GALILEO COMPOSITES The composite radomes manufacturer based in Opp, Ala., named Tony Drake general manager of the company's manufacturing operations in Adelanto, Calif., and Opp.
MGP INGREDIENTS INC. The Atchison, Kan.-based maker of grain-based starches and other materials for the packaged goods industry named Mike Parker biopolymer sales manager, and Venkata Mattegunta and Chris Wagner research associates.
MICHELMAN INC. The Cincinnati maker of barrier, functional and decorative coatings named Wenqing Zhu business development manager for the Asia-Pacific region. He will be based in Shanghai.
MOLDED FIBER GLASS COS. The Ashtabula, Ohio, maker of composite parts for the automotive, wind-energy and consumer-product markets said Ryan Blackie, an engineer at Aeromarine Industries Ltd. of Washdyke, New Zealand, will join Molded Fiber Glass Union City for a month-long apprenticeship. Ryan, who has 12 years of experience in the composites industry, received a scholarship from the New Zealand Craftsman Training Foundation to study overseas.
PLASTICADE The Skokie, Ill.-based maker of sign frames, traffic safety products and store fixtures named Alex Semiletow vice president of operations.
PLASTICOLORS INC. The supplier of pigment and chemical dispersions in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Brian Miller a technical service representative.
PREMIER MATERIAL CONCEPTS The sheet and roll-stock extruder in Findlay, Ohio, named Lola Carere eastern sales manager.
ROYCE COLORS The colorants, concentrates and masterbatches supplier in East Rutherford, N.J., named Jay Grizzle business development director.
SONICS & MATERIALS INC. Robert Soloff, founder and CEO of the Newtown, Conn., maker of ultrasonic welding equipment, was elected a member of the Connecticut Academy of Science and Engineering in Hartford, Conn.
STRONGWELL CORP. The Bristol, Va., pultruder of fiber-reinforced composites named Mike Cook and Ron Thomey regional sales managers, and Todd Berthold national accounts sales manager.
SUN CHEMICAL CORP. Rudi Lenz, CEO and president of the Parsippany, N.J., maker of printing inks and pigments, also was named an executive officer of Sun's parent, DIC Corp. of Tokyo.
UNILOY MILACRON INC. The blow molding equipment maker in Batavia, Ohio, named Greg Petrillo manager of its industrial blow molding business unit in North America.