AJG PACKAGING — The packaging delivery solutions provider in Flemington, N.J., named Gurprit Kaur quality assurance director.
AKRO-MILS — The manufacturer of storage and material handling products in Akron, Ohio, named Chad Collins president of Akro-Mils and Jamco.
ALBIS PLASTICS GMBH — The custom compounder in Hamburg, Germany, named Jan Lösch chief financial officer.
AMCOR LTD. — The packaging producer in Melbourne, Australia, and Bemis Co. Inc. of Neenah, Wis., have announced senior leadership appointments to take effect upon completion of combining the two companies. For its flexibles business: Peter Konieczny will continue as president of Europe, Middle East and Africa; Fred Stephan president of North America; Aluisio Fonseca president of Latin America; and Michael Zacka president of Asia Pacific. Jerzy Czubak will continue to lead its Specialty Cartons business and Eric Roegner continues with Rigid Plastics.
BASF 3D PRINTING SOLUTIONS GMBH — The materials system components and services in the field of 3D printing in Heidelberg, Germany, named François Minec chief commercial officer.
BERLIN PACKAGING LLC — The supplier of containers and closures in Chicago named Mark Lobring supply chain vice president.
DRI-AIR INDUSTRIES INC. — The dryer manufacturer in East Windsor, Conn., named Kevin Klvana operations manager.
ENGEL HOLDING GMBH — The maker of injection molding machines in Schwertberg, Austria, named Ute Panzer vice president of marketing and communication.
ERIEZ MANUFACTURING CO. — The maker of magnetic auxiliary equipment in Erie, Pa., named Darrell Milton heavy industry director and Jeff Kaveney director of sales and product management.
FLEXIBLE PACKAGING ASSOCIATION — The trade group in Annapolis, Md., has elected its 2019 board: Curt Begle was named chairman, succeeding David Staker, and new directors are Jarred Carter and Mark Forman.
GRAFE ADVANCED POLYMERS GMBH — The materials firm in Blankenhain, Germany, named Clemens Rösler team leader automotive.
HOLLAND COLOURS AMERICA INC. — The solid and liquid colorants maker in Richmond, Ind., named Chris Beier product technology and innovation manager.
INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES INC. — The trade group in Washington named Holly Arthur senior vice president.
KEENE BUILDING PRODUCTS CO. — The plastics processor in Mayfield Heights, Ohio, named Doug Meredith director of manufacturing, Jason Benzing senior engineer and Ryan Hephner to information technology.
MARBACH TOOL & EQUIPMENT INC. — The die cutting firm in Elkhart, Ind., named Phil Driskill chief operating officer.
PLASTIC TECHNOLOGIES INC. — The packaging design and development firm in Holland, Ohio, named Sumit Mukherjee chief technology officer.
RENOLIT SE — The producer of films and sheets in Worms, Germany, appointed Karsten Jänicke to the board, succeeding Pierre Winant, who is stepping down. Sven Behrendt also joins the board and will take over responsibility for business operations.
SILAFRICA PLASTICS AND PACKAGING INTERNATIONAL LTD. — The packaging supplier in Nairobi, Kenya, named Gavin Dehning group CEO.
SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS — Brian Landes, the technology leader for Dow Inc., was elected president of the trade association in Bethel, Conn.
TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC. — Mike Brandmeier, CEO and president of the film extruder in North Kingstown, R.I., received the Providence Business News 2019 Manufacturing Award in the Strategic Leadership category.
TRIA SPA — The maker of blade granulators, conveying and grinding systems in Milan, Italy, named Stefano Venturelli CEO, succeeding Luciano Anceschi, who will continue as chairman.
UNIVERSITY OF TEXAS AT SAN ANTONIO — Chemistry researcher Banglin Chen has been awarded the Humboldt Research Award, given by the Alexander von Humboldt Foundation. The award recognizes a researcher's entire achievements to date and is granted to academics whose fundamental discoveries, new theories and insights have had a significant impact on their own discipline, and who are expected to continue producing cutting-edge achievements in the future.
VINYL INSTITUTE — The trade association in Washington named Domenic DeCaria technical director.
WOOD MACKENZIE LTD. — The consulting firm in Houston named Christie Moffat senior public relations manager.
WORLD WIDE PACKAGING LLC — The cosmetic packaging components and plastic tubes provider in Florham Park, N.J., named Meghan Rice and Sherri Ruffini senior strategic sales directors. Rick Weisbrod was named chief commercial officer and Edward Quinn vice president of East Coast sales.
ADDUCO COMMUNICATIONS INC., a public relations, marketing and events management firm in Las Vegas, named Tim Colbert strategy and content director. ... MAROON GROUP LLC, a specialty chemical and resins distributor in Avon, Ohio, named Brandon King account manager. ... NORDSON CORP., a precision dispensing equipment manufacturer in Westlake, Ohio, named Tilo Diemand regional sales manager for its BKG pelletizing and melt delivery equipment in Germany.