A. SCHULMAN INC. — The compounder in Fairlawn, Ohio, named Joseph Levanduski chief financial officer and Thomas Rice human resources director.
AKZONOBEL SPECIALTY PLASTICS, SOLIANT — The manufacturer of decorative and protective films and coatings based in Lancaster, S.C., named Doug Goldstein marketing manager for film and coatings.
CONAIR GROUP — The equipment maker in Cranberry Township, Pa., a Pittsburgh suburb, named Dori Raybuck marketing director. In addition, Southlake, Texas-based Industrial Machine Sales Inc., owned by Larry Burchett, was named a sales representative for Conair.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. — Andrew Liveris, chairman and CEO of the Midland, Mich.-based resin supplier, was named co-chair of the newly formed Advanced Manufacturing Partnership by President Obama.
ENTHONE INC. — The specialty chemicals supplier in West Haven, Conn., named Robert Haskins senior vice president and regional managing director for Asia; Henri Sep, marketing director of performance coatings for Europe; and Jonathan Timms, marketing director of performance coatings for Asia. Amy Tsang, Enthone's Asia technical director for performance coatings, was named one of the “Top 10 Most Influential People” at the annual China Enterprises Awards organized by HC360.com. Enthone was recognized as a “Top 10 International Electroplating Brand.”
FLAMBEAU INC. — The injection and blow molder in Baraboo, Wis., named David Faulkner vice president of sales and marketing for its retail markets group.
GUILL TOOL & ENGINEERING CO. INC. — The extrusion tooling maker in West Warwick, R.I., named James Houston vice president of engineering. He also will handle business development.
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD. — The injection molding equipment maker in Bolton, Ontario, named Steve Lawrynuik vice president of customer support.
LIST WORLDWIDE — The processing technology provider in Arisdorf, Switzerland, named Martin Fischer CEO and a member of the board of List USA Inc. in Charlotte, N.C. Owner Klaus List will step down as CEO of the parent company, but will remain chairman.
LYONDELLBASELL — The polyolefins producer in Rotterdam, Netherlands, named Timothy Roberts senior vice president of olefins and polyolefins for the Americas.
NEWELL RUBBERMAID INC. — The housewares and consumer products maker in Atlanta named Michael Polk CEO and president, effective July 18.
PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL LLC — The manufacturer of extrusion equipment in Aurora, Ill., named Dennis Paradise senior vice president of sales and marketing.
SOLVAY ADVANCED POLYMERS LLC — The plastics and chemicals firm in Alpharetta, Ga., named Maria Gallahue-Worl global business development manager for health-care plastics. Judy Melville was named global business development manager for Solviva-brand biomaterials.
SPEARHEAD SALES & MARKETING — The consulting and management service in Elkhart, Ind., led by President Chad Root, announced a business alliance with TaigMarks Inc., also of Elkhart, and Effect Web Agency of Warsaw, Ind., to support marketing.
TOOL TECHNOLOGY CORP. — The injection molder in Inman, S.C., named Paige Skellie a production coordinator.
UNIVERSAL DYNAMICS INC. — The auxiliary equipment maker in Woodbridge, Va., named Brad Erdmann national accounts manager.
VECOPLAN LLC — The manufacturer of shredding and recycling equipment in High Point, N.C., named Mike LaGoe project engineer/manager.
WITTMANN BATTENFELD GMBH & CO. KG — The injection molding equipment manufacturer in Meinerzhagen, Germany, named Sonny Moreault national sales manager, Tom Schaffner national sales manager for the robotics division, Michael Kirschnick injection molding machine division manager.
XALOY EUROPE GMBH — The screw and barrel manufacturer headquartered in Neckarsulm, Germany, named Patrick Hautson its regional sales manager for France.