ALLTEC GMBH — The laser marking equipment maker in Selmsdorf, Germany, named Stefan Heczko managing director for its FOBA laser marking and engraving brand.
ASSOCIATION OF HELLENIC PLASTICS INDUSTRIES — The trade association in Athens, Greece, re-elected Dimitrios Syrmos president.
ASTM INTERNATIONAL — The standards-development firm in West Conshohocken, Pa., gave Daniel Adams, professor of mechanical engineering at the University of Utah, its Wayne W. Stinchcomb Memorial Lecture and Award. The award recognizes outstanding contributions in research, engineering, or teaching the technology of composite materials and other contributions to the field of composites. Darden Hood, former president of Beta Analytic in Miami was honored with the William N. Findley Award for his pioneering leadership and exceptional contributions to the development of a test method on biobased content using radiocarbon analysis.
CARBON INC. — The additive manufacturing firm in Redwood City, Calif., named Dara Treseder chief marketing officer.
CASCADE ENGINEERING INC. — The injection molder in Grand Rapids, Mich., named Brian Walker to the board. Walker recently retired as CEO of Herman Miller.
CHEP NORTH AMERICA — The pallet pooling and supply chain management firm in Alpharetta, Ga., named Jake Gilene senior vice president of sales and customer service.
CHROMA COLOR CORP. — The color concentrates maker in McHenry, Ill., named Mike Pisch chief financial officer, Angie Silver sales administrator and Aldis Jatnieks an information technology engineer.
COLORTECH INC. — Bob Trinklein, product manager of the manufacturer of color and additive concentrates in Morristown, Tenn., was awarded the 2018 Terry Golding Outstanding Achievement Award at this year's Society of Plastics Engineers, Color and Appearance division Retec proceedings, for his many contributions and accomplishments.
ERIEZ MANUFACTURING CO. — The maker of magnetic auxiliary equipment in Erie, Pa., named Tim Gland vice president and general manager.
FARRAGTECH GMBH — The manufacturer of peripheral devices in Wolfurt, Austria, named Aaron Farrag chief operating officer.
FLUID SEALING ASSOCIATION — The trade association in Wayne, Pa., named Robert Coffee president. Coffee is vice president of sales and marketing for Proco Products Inc., in Stockton, Calif.
GERRESHEIMER AG — The injection molder in Düsseldorf, Germany, named Bernd Metzner chief financial officer effective July 2019.
INTERPLASTIC CORP. — The specialty chemicals company in St. Paul, Minn., named Martin Henricks regional sales manager.
INTEVA PRODUCTS LLC — The automotive supplier in Troy, Mich., named DeRoy Bryant global supply chain management vice president.
MARKEL CORP. — The extruder in Plymouth Meeting, Pa., named Jon Kirchner CEO.
MEGA POLYMERS — The distributor, broker and compounder of thermoplastic resins in Romeoville, Ill., named Christine Haefelin vice president of operations.
PACIFIC PACKAGING COMPONENTS INC. — The packaging distributor in Baldwin Park, Calif., named Brandon Frank president.
PLASTICS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION — The Washington-based trade association named Dana Graber global packaging regulations senior director and Patty Long chief operating officer.
PLASTICS|SA — The trade group in Johannesburg, South Africa, named Mxholisi Khutama chairman.
POLYMER LOGISTICS NORTH AMERICA — The provider of reusable transport packaging and merchandising in Tampa, Fla., announced Fred Heptinstall will step down as CEO at the end of the year. Gideon Feiner, will lead the operation.
POLYONE CORP. — The compounder and distributor in Avon Lake, Ohio, named Christopher Pederson president of its specialty engineered materials division.
QUADRANT ENGINEERING PLASTIC PRODUCTS — The injection molder and fabricator of stock products in Reading, Pa., named Michael Koch global CEO, succeeding Glen Steady who will continue to serve as executive board member and supervising executive officer.
RJG INC. — Richard Brown, CEO of RJG Technologies in Peterborough, England, won the CEO Award from Finance Monthly. The company is part of the training and software supplier in Traverse City, Mich.
SIRRUS INC. — The novel monomers and crosslinkers developer in Loveland, Ohio, named Alexander Polykarpov director of polymer synthesis.
TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC. — The film extruder in North Kingstown, R.I., named Derek Smith business manager for its polypropylene film division.
TRICORBRAUN — The packaging supplier in St. Louis named Declan McCarthy CFO.
VINMAR INTERNATIONAL LTD. — The marketing, distribution and project development firm for petrochemical products in Houston, named Daniel Peretz commercial director of Canada for Vinmar Polymer America.
Briefly … CHARLES ROSS & SON CO., a dispersion equipment maker in Hauppauge, N.Y., named Gregg Drames regional sales manager. … D.B. BECKER CO. INC., a specialty chemical distributor in Clinton, N.J., named Mandy Smith account manager, based in North Port, Fla. … HARPER CORP. OF AMERICA, a anilox roll supplier in Charlotte, N.C., named Josh Sigmon sales and technical manager.