ALLTEC GMBH — The laser marking equipment maker in Selmsdorf, Germany, named Sebastian Blösch managing director of FOBA Laser Marking + Engraving, succeeding Stefan Heczko.
BASF SE — The chemical and resin supplier in Ludwigshafen, Germany, named Kurt Bock chairman.
BOREALIS A/S — The resin maker in Lyngby, Denmark, named Erik van Praet innovation and technology vice president.
BRIGHTMARK LLC — The San Francisco-based recycling technology firm named Jason Sasse plant manager for its Ashley, Ind., plastics recycling facility.
BRITISH PLASTICS FEDERATION — The trade group in London reelected Martin Althorpe, technical director at Epwin Fenestration division, as president.
BST ELTROMAT INTERNATIONAL GMBH — The manufacturers of quality assurance equipment for web-processing in Bielefeld, Germany, named Jörg Westphal managing director.
CHROMA COLOR CORP. — The color concentrates maker in McHenry, Ill., named Joe Byrne senior director of strategic market development.
CIMCOMP — The future composites manufacturing research hub in Nottingham, England, named Alex Hammond deputy manager.
CORE MOLDING TECHNOLOGIES INC. — The composite part molder in Columbus, Ohio, named Tom Cellitti chairman.
CURBELL PLASTICS INC. — The distributor of plastic sheet, rod, tube and film in Orchard Park, N.Y., named Ben Rushing regional sales manager.
CURRIER PLASTICS INC. — The custom molder in Auburn, N.Y., named Patrick Torres quality manager.
DECEUNINCK NORTH AMERICA LLC — Filip Geeraert, CEO of the manufacturer of systems for windows, doors and outdoor living in Monroe, Ohio, has retired and was appointed chairman. A successor will be announced.
ENCINA — The Houston-based producer of renewable chemicals and fuels from waste plastics named Mylinda Jacobsen global director of purchasing.
EUROPEAN BIOPLASTICS EV — The trade association in Berlin named Joanna Dupont-Inglis head of European public affairs.
EUROPEAN PLASTICS CONVERTERS — The plastics processors' group in Brussels reelected Renato Zelcher, CEO of Crocco SpA, as its president.
GRAND TRAVERSE PLASTICS CORP. — The injection molder in Williamsburg, Mich., named Matt Trisch product development director.
HAITIAN INTERNATIONAL HOLDINGS LTD. — The injection molding machinery maker in Ningbo, China, named Helmar Franz chairman of its strategy development committee.
INSTITUTE OF SCRAP RECYCLING INDUSTRIES INC. — The trade group in Washington named Adina Renee Adler advocacy vice president.
JENOPTIK OPTICAL SYSTEMS LLC — The operating technology group in Jupiter, Fla., named Thomas Breen vice president of sales and marketing.
KAUTEX MASCHINENBAU GMBH — The extrusion blow molding machinery maker in Bonn, Germany, named Jorge Cuevas Martín global service manager.
KIEFEL GMBH — The blown film equipment supplier in Freilassing, Germany, named Stefan Moll chief technology officer.
MAR-BAL INC. — The compounder and injection molder in Chagrin Falls, Ohio, named Blak Kat Group LLC to its detectable warning systems sales team. The group is headed by managing partners Kyle Torres and Brian Zak.
MESSE DÜSSELDORF GMBH — The organizer of international trade shows in Düsseldorf, Germany, named Petra Cullmann and Bernd Jablonowski as heads of its operative business division.
NEXAM CHEMICAL HOLDING AB — The developer and manufacturer of heat-activated crosslinkers in Lund, Sweden, named Tomas Eriksson production manager, succeeding Susanne Thygesson, who has resigned.
NORMA GROUP SE — The clamps, connectors and fluid technology provider in Maintal, Germany, named Annette Stieve CFO.
NOVOLEX — The packaging and foodservice products maker in Hartsville, S.C., named Hala Moddelmog a board member. Moddelmog was previously CEO and president of the Metro Atlanta Chamber.
PARADIGM WINDOW SOLUTIONS — The vinyl windows and doors manufacturer in Portland, Maine, named Philip Mahaney CEO and president.
PLASTICS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION — The Washington-based trade association promoted Ashley Hood-Morley to senior director and Patrick Krieger to director of sustainability and materials.
PLASTICS PIPE INSTITUTE INC. — The trade association in Irving, Texas, elected Randy Kummer of Southwire Co. LLC division chairman and Adriana Velasquez of Shell Polymers vice chairwoman, both for its power and communications division. Kate Olinger of Uponor North America was named building and construction division chair and Christian Herrild of Teel Plastics Inc. as vice chair.
PRECISION DRIVE SYSTEMS LLC — The manufacturer of machining spindles and five-axis heads in Bessemer City, N.C., named Greg Needham vice president of sales and marketing.
SAIP S.U.R.L. — The polyurethane processing machinery maker in Como, Italy, named Luca Ceresa commercial director.
SEKISUI KYDEX LLC — The sheet maker in Bloomsburg, Pa., named Karyn McAlphin design director.
SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS — The professional society in Danbury, Conn., elected Jaime Gómez, CEO and president at Equitech International Corp., as president. Jason Lyons, business manager at Arkema Inc., was picked for president-elect 2021. Barry Morris, a research and development Fellow at Dow Chemical Co., was named chairman of its open forum, council committee of the whole.
SPARTECH LLC — The manufacturer of packaging, rollstock materials, specialty products, and visual and structural sheet in Maryland Heights, Mo., named Matthew Werden senior manager of business development for transportation; Jaclyn Snyder manager of business development for specialty packaging; Todd Niemuth senior market manager for health care; and John Hirsch senior manager of business development for building and construction/consumer.
STARLINGER & CO. GMBH — The equipment maker in Vienna named Clarissa Graf sustainability manager.
SUSSEX IM INC. — The injection molder in Sussex, Wis., named Carrie Stangel quality manager.
WABASH MPI/CARVER INC. — Beth Gillespie retired as general manager of Wabash MPI Carver, the manufacturer of lab presses for composites in Wabash, Ind.
WITTMANN KUNSTSTOFFGERÄTE GMBH — The injection molding and auxiliary equipment manufacturer in Vienna named Domenik Nikollaj head of sales.
WWP LLC — The cosmetic packaging components provider in Florham Park, N.J., named Jennifer Adams global CFO.