A&A GLOBAL INDUSTRIES — The injection molder in Cockeysville, Md., named Joseph Gano sales manager.
ABLE MANUFACTURING & ASSEMBLY LLC — The contract provider of assemblies in Joplin, Mo., named David Pittman supply chain manager.
ALTANA AG — The specialty chemicals group in Wesel, Germany, is rotating its division presidents: Roland Peter, Actega Coatings & Sealants; Guido Forstbach, Elantas Electrical Insulation; Wolfgang Schütt, Eckart Effect Pigments; and Christoph Schlünken BYK Additives & Instruments.
AOC LLC — The resin supplier in Collierville, Tenn., named Matt Watkins senior vice president of operations, Chris Lenegar global purchasing vice president and Dan Cox operations director.
ARCHWAY SALES INC. — The specialty chemical distributor in St. Louis named Jim Connery technical sales representative for the South.
CHROMAFLO TECHNOLOGIES CORP. — The supplier of advanced colorants and chemical dispersions in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Kane Henneke coatings business director for the Americas and David Stubbs Southwest territory manager.
EMERALD PERFORMANCE MATERIALS LLC — The additives manufacturer in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio, named Jason Butt K-Flex sales manager for North America and Raúl van Adrichem K-Flex sales manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
GERRESHEIMER AG — The injection molder in Düsseldorf, Germany, named Rainer Beaujean chief financial officer.
INTERPLASTIC CORP. — The St. Paul, Minn.-based specialty chemical company named Jim Davis a technical specialist for the thermoset resins division.
KEYBANC CAPITAL MARKETS INC. — The corporate and investment banking arm of Cleveland-based KeyCorp named Mario Toukan head of its chemicals practice.
KYDEX LLC — The sheet manufacturer based in Bloomsburg, Pa., named Lydia Swan sales and marketing director.
MACK MOLDING CO. — Dwalin DeBoer, director of the Orthopaedics & Disposable Medical Devices unit at the injection molder in Arlington, Vt., was selected as one of the Vermont Rising Stars by Vermont Business Magazine.
MAGENTA LLC — The injection molder of closures and containers in Chicago named Sujit Sheth president and chief operating officer, succeeding Bill Kriss. Kriss is returning to injection molder SFH Co. LLC in Downers Grove, Ill., as CEO.
NEWAGE INDUSTRIES INC. — The tubing and hose manufacturer based in Southampton, Pa., named Robert Volk manufacturing director and Stephen Kuhns national sales manager.
NEXEO PLASCHEM — The thermoplastics distributor in China named Yang Zhigang general manager. Philip Krichilsky was named vice president and general manager of Nexeo Asia. Nexeo Plaschem is a joint venture between Nexeo Solutions LLC, based in The Woodlands, Texas, and Beijing Plaschem Trading Co. Ltd.
NORTH AMERICAN DECK AND RAILING ASSOCIATION INC. — The trade group in Quakertown, Pa., named Bill Ross president. Ross is vice president of sales for Fiberon LLC of New London, N.C.
PARKINSON TECHNOLOGIES INC. — The manufacturer of web-handling and winding equipment in Woonsocket, R.I., named Thomas VanEaton regional sales manager for the Midwest.
PLASTICS PIPE INSTITUTE INC. — The trade association in Irving, Texas, recognized the following for significant achievements and exceptional service involving the use of polyethylene pipe: Bill Adams of WL Plastics Corp. in Mills, Wyo.; Christina Smith of Viega LLC in McPherson, Kan.; Tori Durliat of Advanced Drainage Systems Inc. in Hilliard, Ohio; Allen Pearl of Performance Pipe in Plano, Texas; and Tom Stewart of Dura-Line in Knoxville, Tenn.
REYNOLDS POLYMER TECHNOLOGY INC. — The acrylic and resin sheet maker in Grand Junction, Colo., named E. Pratheep new business development manager in India.
SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS — The trade association in Newtown, Conn., named Creig Bowland Composites Person of the Year. Bowland is a research associate for Pittsburgh-based PPG Industries Inc.'s fiberglass business.
STRONGWELL CORP. — The pultruder of fiber-reinforced composites in Bristol, Va., named Tracy Wright Virginia manufacturing operations director.
THERMOSET RESIN FORMULATORS ASSOCIATION — The trade group in Glen Ellyn, Ill., named Mohamed Baqar, a student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at Case Western Reserve University, the winner of its Excellence in Thermoset Polymer Research Award. Second place went to Brendan McDonald of the University of Waterloo in Ontario.