BROWN MACHINE GROUP — The thermoforming equipment maker in Beaverton, Mich., named Kirk Haines national sales manager for its Lyle product line, succeeding Brian Crawford, who has retired.
CHARLES ROSS & SON CO. — The dispersion equipment maker in Hauppauge, N.Y., named Joseph Martorana executive vice president.
CORE MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES INC. — The composite part molder in Columbus, Ohio, named Tom Cellitti vice chairman.
ENSINGER PRECISION COMPONENTS INC. — The injection molding services of thermoplastic components and stock shapes in Putnam, Conn., named John Tremblay general manager.
ERIEZ MANUFACTURING CO. — The maker of magnetic auxiliary equipment in Erie, Pa., named James Cooke managing director of Eriez-Australia.
INTERNATIONAL AUTOMOTIVE COMPONENTS GROUP SA — The automotive interior components supplier in Luxembourg named David Prystash chief financial officer, succeeding Dennis Richardville. Iwona Niec Villaire was named executive vice president, general counsel and corporate secretary, David Pascoe chief technology officer and Kelly Bysouth chief supply chain officer.
KRAUSSMAFFEI GROUP — The machinery maker in Munich named Dieter Thewes COO of KraussMaffei Berstorff.
LAPOLLA INDUSTRIES INC. — The global manufacturer and supplier of spray polyurethane foam in Houston named Doug Kramer CEO, succeeding Mark Sarvary, who will remain involved in the company. Kramer was president of Mississauga, Ontario-based Icynene-Lapolla.
LOOP INDUSTRIES INC. — The manufacturer of purified terephthalic acid and mono ethylene glycol in Los Angeles named Nelson Gentiletti chief operating officer and chief financial officer.
MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION FOR PLASTICS PROCESSORS — The trade group in Indianapolis named new board members: Steve Bieszczat of IQMS Inc., Jim Eberle of MXL Industries Inc., Jim Kepler of Intertech Plastics Inc. and Derrill Rice of Plastic Components Inc. New officers include Norm Forest as president, Tim Capps as vice president, Ryan Richey as treasurer and Alan Rothenbuecher as secretary and counsel.
MAROON GROUP LLC — The specialty chemical and resins distributor in Avon, Ohio, named Edward Rzasa operations manager of specialty intermediates, basin, in Darien, Conn.
MOTION INDUSTRIES INC. — The distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts in Birmingham, Ala., named Randall Breaux president.
NORNER AS — The petro-based solutions consultant in Stathelle, Norway, named Klaus Schöffel research director.
POLYONE CORP. — The compounder and distributor in Avon Lake, Ohio, named Woon Keat Moh vice president, Asia, based in Shanghai.
SIMONA AMERICA GROUP INC. — The maker of semi-finished products and piping in Archbald, Pa., named Mike Ringquist regional sales manager for Simona PMC, formerly Premier Material Concepts LLC, in Findlay, Ohio. Simona AG CEO Wolfgang Moyses has decided not to extend his contract beyond 2019 but will remain chairman of this newly formed holding company. Other members of the management team include Lawrence Schorr, CEO; Michael Schmitz, CFO; Dean Li, chief technology officer; Adam Mellen, chief sales officer; and Molly Bridger, marketing director. Subsidiary Boltaron Inc. has been renamed Simona Boltaron with Dean Li named CEO. Simona America Inc. has been renamed Simona America Industries LLC with Jim Medalie named president.
SMART PLASTIC TECHNOLOGIES LLC — The additives maker in Knoxville, Tenn., named Nosi Vafaie chief operating officer.
SOLAR PLASTICS LLC — The rotational molder in Delano, Minn., named Sam Rosen president.
SUN PLASTECH INC. — The purging compound manufacturer in Parsippany, N.J., named Irina Karmilceva controller.
TRU-FORM PLASTICS — The thermoformer in Westminster, Calif., named John Hoffman innovation director.
VORTEX VALVES — The dry bulk solids flow-control valves provider in Salina, Kan., named Travis Young CEO, Brian Burmaster senior vice president of global sales, Cory Downing senior vice president of corporate manufacturing and development and Monty Leach vice president of enterprise resource planning and standards.
ARBURG GMBH + CO. KG, an injection molding machine maker in Lossburg, Germany, named Raffaele Abbruzzetti to head up its Italian subsidiary in Peschiera Borromeo, succeeding Björn Norén, who has retired. ... INTERPLASTIC CORP., a specialty chemicals company in St. Paul, Minn., named Scott Rinehart regional sales manager.