ARGOTEC INC. The film and sheet extruder in Greenfield, Mass., named Carl Sittard vice president of marketing.
AXION INTERNATIONAL INC. The recycled materials manufacturer in New Providence, N.J., named Marc Solda executive vice president.
BASF CORP. The chemicals and resins supplier in Florham Park, N.J., named Heidi Alderman senior vice president of its petrochemicals division based in Houston.
BETA LASERMIKE AMERICAS The non-contact measuring equipment supplier in Dayton, Ohio, named Nicholas Chua service and support manager for Southeast Asia and Carlos Junco regional sales associate for Mexico.
CHROMA CORP. The color concentrates maker in McHenry, Ill., named Bob Bunday laboratory manager.
COGNEX CORP. The supplier of vision sensors in Natick, Mass., named Robert Willett CEO. Chairman Robert Shillman will take on the newly created role of chief culture officer.
CONAIR GROUP INC. The equipment maker in the Pittsburgh suburb of Cranberry Township, Pa., named Eric Gulnac inside sales director and Michael Mueller heat-transfer sales manager.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC R. Duane Smith, product manager of specialty winding for the Pawcatuck, Conn., machinery maker was named a TAPPI Fellow for 2011. The honorary title is given to individuals who have made extraordinary technical or service contributions.
DME CO. The tooling components manufacturer in Madison Heights, Mich., named Bruce Wasilewski managing director.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. Damien Polansky, global telecommunications platform leader for Houston-based Dow Wire & Cable, has been appointed to the board of the Telecommunications Industry Association.
DUPONT CO. The resin supplier in Wilmington, Del., named David Glasscock global automotive technology director for DuPont Automotive in Detroit.
DUTCHLAND PLASTICS CORP. The rotational and blow molder in Oostburg, Wis., named Carl Claerbout CEO, Jeff Van Straten president, Daven Claerbout executive sales vice president, Michael DeHaai operations vice president, Eric Brill sales director and Lindee Claerbout marketing and customer solutions director.
ENGEL NORTH AMERICA The injection molding machine and automation equipment manufacturer in York, Pa., named Mark Lessig manager of robots/automation and Jim Smith inside customer support.
ENTHONE INC. The specialty chemicals supplier in West Haven, Conn., named Mark Hutchinson technical service engineer for the U.S. central region.
EVERBANK COMMERCIAL FINANCE INC. The lender for plastics machinery in Parsippany, N.J., named John Dale chief risk officer.
EXTRUSION DIES INDUSTRIES LLC The flat-die maker in Chippewa Falls, Wis., named Gary Edwards CEO.
INVENSYS PLC The software and consulting services provider in London named Chris Mooney product specialist for controls and Joe Clarke product specialist for recorders. Both are based at its Ashburn, Va., facility, Invensys Operations Management.
ISO POLY FILMS INC. The custom film manufacturer in Gray Court, S.C., named David Bertelsman technical manager.
JET EDGE INC. The St. Michael, Minn., water-jet technology firm named Haihong Song area manager for its Shanghai sales office .
MCCULLOUGH & ASSOCIATES INC. The raw materials distributor in Atlanta appointed two salesmen: John Rogeri, based in Houston, and Mickey Fennell, based in Oklahoma City.
MOLDED FIBER GLASS COS. The maker of composite parts for the automotive, wind-energy and consumer-product markets in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Greg Tilton executive vice president and chief operating officer and Gary Kanaby sales director for wind energy.
REHAU INC. The pipe maker in Leesburg, Va., named Niklas Braun CEO of its automotive strategic business division.
TOTAL PETROCHEMICALS SA The Brussels-based plastics and chemicals maker named Delphine Saucier general manager of communications.