A. SCHULMAN INC. — The compounder in Fairlawn, Ohio, named Oliver Neuss business unit director for engineered plastics for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, succeeding Thomas Korlin, who is now director of business development and product marketing for the same regions. Andreas Gunther was named human resources director for Europe.
ADVANCED ENVIRONMENTAL SOLUTIONS INC. — The consulting firm in Worcester, Mass., named David Doyle manager of its new AES-Opflex division. Opflex is an oil-collecting foam used in environmental remediation.
BUCKHORN INC. — The Milford, Ohio-based manufacturer of reusable containers and pallets for materials handling named Lorraine Gibbs human resources director.
C. BREWER CO. — The custom injection molder in Anaheim, Calif., named Chris Mitchell program manager.
CANADIAN PLASTICS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION — The trade group in Mississauga, Ontario, named Kent Jackson membership development director.
COLD JET LLC — The manufacturer of equipment for dry-ice cleaning and production in Loveland, Ohio, named Steve Wilson business development manager for the plastics industry in the Americas.
CPM CENTURY EXTRUSION — The maker of twin-screw extrusion equipment in Traverse City, Mich., named Marc Delplace a sales agent for eastern Canada and the upper New England states.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC — The machinery manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Tracy Newell manager of information technology and enterprise resource planning for its Extrusion Systems Group.
HEARTLAND SIDING — The vinyl and composite siding manufacturer in Booneville, Miss., named Chris Wren operations manager, succeeding Donald Harris who plans to retire in July as general manager.
IQMS INC. — The software maker in Paso Robles, Calif., expanded its team in Europe by naming Edward Waddington senior account executive, Yves Dormont technical support specialist and Marco Pinzon software application specialist.
KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST GROUP — The film maker in Montabaur, Germany, named Christian Holtmann CEO, succeeding Tom Goeke, who will be an adviser.
PARAMOUNT INDUSTRIES INC. — The product development firm in Langhorne, Pa., named Jared Probst West Coast business development and sales manager, and Ron Riemer mid-Atlantic business development and sales manager.
PATHWAY POLYMERS INC. — The polyurethane tire-fill product manufacturer in Chattanooga, Tenn., named Bryan Johnson controller.
PLASTICOMP LLC — The compounding equipment and pellet supplier in Winona, Minn., named Raj Mathur vice president of technology and business development.
PLAZA GROUP — The petrochemical products marketing company based in Houston named Christie Allen logistics coordinator.
RAPID PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT GROUP INC. — The rapid-prototyping company in San Diego named John Christin business development manager for the New England region.
S&E SPECIALTY POLYMERS LLC —The compounder in Lunenburg, Mass., named Jay Munsey national sales director.
STRAINOPTICS INC. — The North Wales, Pa., maker of equipment for measuring residual stress in materials named Scott Slavin product development director.
TRISTAR PLASTICS CORP. — The manufacturer of polymers and self-lubricating bearing materials in Shrewsbury, Mass., named Dan Gettis branch manager, Judy Cedrone business development manager, Kent Triplett inside sales associate and Greg Carchia quality manager.