ASAHI/AMERICA INC. — The corrosion-resistant thermoplastic fluid flow equipment provider in Lawrence, Mass., named Robert Cloutier valve and actuation team manager.
BARENTZ NORTH AMERICA — The distributor of life science ingredients and specialty chemicals in Avon, Ohio, named Bryan Daniels market acceleration group director.
BEACON MEDTECH SOLUTIONS — The medical molder in Leominster, Mass., named Becky Kozodoy quality control and regulatory affairs director.
BEKUM AMERICA CORP. — The blow molding machinery maker in Williamston, Mich., named Terry Grost after sales group manager.
BRAVEN ENVIRONMENTAL LLC — The developer of waste plastics pyrolysis processing solutions in Yonkers, N.Y., named Jim Simon CEO and president.
CHEMOURS CO. — The chemistry company in Wilmington, Del., named Denise Dignam president of titanium technologies and chemical solutions and Gerardo Familiar president of advanced performance materials.
CHEVRON PHILLIPS CHEMICAL CO. LP — The resin supplier in The Woodlands, Texas, named Dirk Perrin plant manager for its Cedar Bayou, Texas, facility, succeeding Gary Piana, who moves to the headquarters as manufacturing improvement and transformation general manager.
CHROMA COLOR CORP. — The color concentrates maker in McHenry, Ill., named Gretchen Dragich supply chain management and strategic sourcing vice president.
ERIEZ MANUFACTURING CO. — The maker of magnetic auxiliary equipment in Erie, Pa., named Gareth Meese managing director of Eriez-Europe.
JEG INC. — The distributor or color concentrates and chemical foaming agents in Westerville, Ohio, named David Tilley automotive group director.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES — Kyle Pierce, diversity, equity and inclusion director at the polyolefins producer in Houston, is a recipient of the Houston Business Journal's 2023 Head of Diversity Awards.
MYERS INDUSTRIES INC. — The diversified manufacturer in Akron, Ohio, named Grant Fitz executive vice president and chief financial officer.
NEXT GENERATION ANALYTICS INC. — The developer of testing devices in Tucker, Ga., named Hans Fischer managing director of Collin Lab & Pilot Solutions.
PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE CO. — The supplier of packaging, corrugating and paper converting equipment in Green Bay, Wis., named Windell McGill product launch manager for its print business segment. McGill will operate from Atlanta.
SCHUPAN & SONS INC. — The recycler in Kalamazoo, Mich., named Toby Alexander market development vice president.
STANDARD INDUSTRIES INC. — The industrial company in New York named Bob Patel president. Ed Sparks succeeds Patel as CEO of its chemicals and material business, W. R. Grace & Co. Patel previously served as CEO of LyondellBasell.
SUMITOMO (SHI) DEMAG PLASTICS MACHINERY NORTH AMERICA INC. — Naoto Ikeda, vice president of sales of the all-electric injection molding machinery maker in Suwanee, Ga., was named president. Executive Vice President John F. Martich III will be co-managing alongside Ikeda, focusing on the customer-oriented side of the business.
TECHMER PM LLC — The compounder and materials design firm in Clinton, Tenn., named David Allen information technology vice president.
TEKNI-PLEX INC. — The packaging manufacturer in Wayne, Pa., named Aurélie Emond integrated performance solutions segment vice president for its consumer products division.
TPC GROUP LLC — The butadiene and C4 products supplier in Houston named Dan Valenzuela vice president and chief financial officer, Patrick Hurt vice president and general counsel, Adrian Jacobsen corporate development vice president, fuels and strategic raw materials, and Dona Burke supply chain vice president.
UPONOR NORTH AMERICA INC. — The pipe extruder in Apple Valley, Minn., named Jon Sillerud the vice president of operations and now also leads its integrated supply chain.
WESTLAKE CORP. — The manufacturer of petrochemicals and polymers in Houston named Benjamin Ederington executive vice president of performance and essential materials, general counsel and chief administrative officer.
WINDMOELLER & HOELSCHER CORP. — The extruder and printing equipment maker in Lincoln, R.I., named Ken Register regional sales manager for the southern United States.
Z-AXIS INC. — The electronics design and manufacturing firm in Phelps, N.Y., named Carmen Sapp sales manager.