ACHILLES USA INC. — The film manufacturer in Everett, Wash., named Chad Turner president, succeeding Takuo Suzuki, who is relocating to Tokyo as director of international operations. Ron Hopkins was named vice president of operations.
ALPLA-WERKE ALWIN LEHNER GMBH & CO. KG — The custom-made packaging producer in Hard, Austria, named Klaus Allgäuer chief technology officer and Walter Ritzer chief operations officer.
AMCOR FLEXIBLES — The film extruder in Buffalo Grove, Ill., named Aluisio Ragazzi Fonseca vice president and general manager of its South America Flexibles business unit.
APTARGROUP INC. — The maker of polymeric pharmaceutical dispensing packaging in Crystal Lake, Ill., named Gael Touya president of Aptar Pharma, succeeding Salim Haffar, effective Sept. 1.
CANADIAN PLASTICS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION — The trade group in Mississauga, Ontario, named new board members: Chair Sarah Marshall of Nova Chemicals Corp.; Vice Chair Joel Rudolph of Farnell Packaging Ltd.; Treasurer Mark Lichtblau of Inteplast Bags and Films Corp. and Immediate Past Chair Terry Elliott of Scepter Canada Inc.
DIVERSIFIED PLASTICS INC. — The injection molder in Minneapolis named James Garvin of Cass Precision Machining to its board.
DOW CHEMICAL CO. — Alex Knott senior scientist of the resin maker in Midland, Mich., is the recipient of the R. Stanton Avery Pioneer Award for the 2018 Label Industry Global Awards, sponsored by Avery Dennison Corp.
HARRINGTON INDUSTRIAL PLASTICS LLC — The pipe distributor in Chino, Calif., named Dave Abercrombie president.
HERBOLD MECKESHEIM GMBH — The plastics recycling equipment maker in Meckesheim, Germany, announced Siegfried Engel, vice president of sales, is retiring.
IDI COMPOSITES INTERNATIONAL — The thermoset molding compounds manufacturer in Noblesville, Ind., named Kevin Cahill technology and application engineering director and Chris Templin manufacturing director.
INTELLIGENT PELLETIZING SOLUTIONS GMBH & CO. KG — The producer of strand pelletizing and underwater pelletizing systems in Niedernberg, Germany, named Julian Weis project manager.
MODERN MOLD & TOOL INC. — The mold maker and injection molding firm in Pittsfield, Mass., named Stefan Ogle engineering and design manager and Dianne Hall quality control manager, succeeding John Clullo and Fran Mickle who have both retired. Norm Worden was named general manager.
PORTAGE PLASTICS CORP. — The thermoformer in Portage, Wis., named Dan Joyce president.
PRIMEX DESIGN & FABRIATION — The corrugated plastic and foam products manufacturer in Richmond, Ind., named Debbie Robinson sample department coordinator.
REDWOOD PLASTICS AND RUBBER — The custom component maker in Langley, British Columbia, named Nicholas Gavigan business development manager.
SIMONA AG — The semifinished product and piping component maker in Kirn, Germany, named Michael Schmitz chief financial officer, succeeding Fredy Hiltmann, who has retired.
SOLAR PLASTICS LLC — The rotational molder in Delano, Minn., named Tom Meeboer operations director.
HELLERMANNTYTON NORTH AMERICA, Jason Hill, national sales manager of the fastener and cable supplier in Milwaukee, was recently named chairman of the NAED Manufacturers Council. ... ILIP, a producer of thermoformed rigid plastic food packaging in Bazzano, Italy, named Robin Schiphorst area manager for central and northern Europe. ... PELICAN PRODUCTS INC., a maker of high-performance protective cases in Torrance, Calif., named Stacey McGuire general counsel. ... TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC., a film extruder in North Kingstown, R.I., named André Lussier associate sales representative for its Lumirror polyester film division.