AH&M INC. — The business-to-business communications agency in Pittsfield, Mass., named Amy Godfrey chief executive officer.
AURORA PLASTICS INC. — The PVC and capstock alloy compounder in Streetsboro, Ohio, named Mike Klein chief financial officer.
BARNES GROUP INC. — The provider of engineered products and differentiated industrial technologies, in Bristol, Conn., named Jörg Czempisz vice president for transportation for its Barnes Molding Solutions unit.
BLACHFORD ACOUSTICS GROUP N.A. — The acoustical solutions provider in West Chicago, Ill., named Matthew Taub president and chief operating officer and Mike Pellegrini sales director.
BOREALIS AG — The resin maker in Vienna named Christopher McArdle polyolefins strategy and new business development vice president.
CHARDON CUSTOM POLYMERS LLC — James Knipp is retiring as southern regional sales manager for the elastomeric rubber compounder in Chardon, Ohio.
DAR-TECH INC. — The specialty additives, resins, pigments distributor in Cleveland named Gina Tabasso marketing director.
DYMOTEK CORP. — The Ellington, Conn.-based injection molder hired Daniel Schölmberger to initiate next-generation liquid silicone rubber and two-shot molding technologies.
FLAMBEAU INC. — The injection and blow molder in Baraboo, Wis., named Troy Deppey chief operations officer.
GEHR PLASTICS INC. — The manufacturer of semifinished stock shapes in Boothwyn, Pa., named Bill Weaver technical services director.
HTI PLASTICS INC. — The injection molder in Lincoln, Neb., named Brad Heywood operations manager.
IDI COMPOSITES INTERNATIONAL — The thermoset molding compounds manufacturer in Noblesville, Ind., named Eric Haiss global director of automotive business development.
MYERS INDUSTRIES INC. — The diversified manufacturer in Akron, Ohio, named Dan Hoehn interim chief financial officer, succeeding Kevin Brackman, former executive vice president and CFO who has left the company. In addition, James Gurnee was named vice president of sales and commercial excellence; David Basque president, Buckhorn, and vice president of integration; and Jeffrey Baker vice president of procurement.
NORDSON CORP. — The precision dispensing equipment manufacturer in Westlake, Ohio, named Chew Yew Kwong general sales manager in Asia in Chonburi, Thailand, for its polymer processing systems business.
PEAK NANOSYSTEMS LLC — The nanolayer film technology company in Coppell, Texas, named Wendy Hoenig vice president of marketing and sales.
PELICAN PRODUCTS INC. — The maker of high-performance protective cases in Torrance, Calif., named Phil Gyori CEO and president, succeeding Lyndon Faulkner, now chairman.
PENN COLOR — The color and additive concentrates, masterbatches, pigment dispersions and engineered coatings provider in Doylestown, Pa., named Vicki Irons key account manager and Simon Clarke European industry manager, packaging.
PEPSICO INC. — The consumer products company in Harrison, N.Y., named Jim Andrew chief sustainability officer and executive vice president of Beyond the Bottle.
PLASTICS CONSULTANCY NETWORK — The global independent consultants group in Manchester, England, noted the retirement of two longtime members: Tony Green of TG Associates and Chris Parry of Rosewood Associates.
PLIXXENT GROUP — The polyurethane systems provider in Hamburg, Germany, named Wilhelm Alexander Strietholt chief sales officer.
POLYONICS INC. — The maker of custom, high-performance film, tape and label materials in Westmoreland, N.H., named Alvin Poon director of sales and business development in the Asia-Pacific region.
POLYQUEST INC. — The PET and recycled PET distributor in Wilmington, N.C., named Tod Durst president. Founder John Marinelli will continue as CEO and chairman.
RAPID GRANULATOR AB — The granulator manufacturer in Bredaryd, Sweden, named Jonas Wästberg CEO.
RENY & CO. INC. — The medical injection molder in Baldwin Park, Calif., named Richard Ford business development vice president.
REYNOLDS CO. — The adhesives and coatings provider in Greenville, S.C., named current president Neel Reynolds to succeed CEO Lex Reynolds, who is retiring.
SAFIC-ALCAN — The distributor of specialty chemicals in Puteaux, France, named Domenico Lo Curto business development director for plastics.
STACKTECK SYSTEMS INC. — The injection mold maker in Brampton, Ontario, is partnering with Louis Young of L.J. Young Consulting LLC to support U.S. customers.
TORAY ADVANCED COMPOSITES — The composite material developer in Morgan Hill, Calif., named Toshiyuki Kondo CEO, succeeding Keisuke Ishii, now assistant general manager for Toray's Torayca division.
TORAY PLASTICS (AMERICA) INC. — The film extruder in North Kingstown, R.I., named Christopher Roy executive vice president.
UPONOR CANADA — The pipe extruder in Mississauga, Ontario, named Chris Hartwick general manager.
VECOPLAN LLC — The shredding and recycling equipment maker in Archdale, N.C., named Nolan Lamb western regional sales director for its plastics business.
VERSTRAETE IML — The in-mold label supplier in Maldegem, Belgium, named Peter Grugeon managing director.
VINYL INSTITUTE — The trade association in Washington presented Mary Bachynsky, corporate director of environmental and permitting for Formosa Plastics Corp. USA, with its first Chairman's Honor Award for her dedication to VI's Health, Safety and Environmental Committee and PVC MACT Working Group.
GRAND RIVER RUBBER & PLASTICS CO., a flat belt manufacturer in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Robert Nelson lathe cut production manager. ... MISSISSIPPI LIME CO., a high-calcium lime products supplier in St. Louis named Tom French mine operations manager, John Kunz operational excellence manager and Collins Alexander reliability team leader. ... NORDSON CORP., a precision dispensing equipment manufacturer in Westlake, Ohio, named Rahul Pillai regional sales manager on the Indian subcontinent for its pelletizing and melt delivery systems. ... PIXARGUS GMBH, an optical in-line measuring and inspection equipment maker in Würselen, Germany, named Enrico Buran and Bob Craddock new sales representatives for Italy and the United Kingdom, respectively.... SIMPATEC GMBH, a 3D CAE software company in Aachen, Germany, named Florian Aichberger a sales employee.