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People in Plastics: Week of April 26

BIRLA CARBON U.S.A. INC. — The supplier of carbon black additives in Marietta, Ga., named Ann Schoeb chief research and development officer.

BW PACKAGING SYSTEMS — The packaging equipment supplier in St. Louis named J. Alexander Mitchell operational excellence director.

CHELSEA BUILDING PRODUCTS INC. — The PVC and composite profiles maker in Oakmont, Pa., named Mike Hoydic Southeast regional sales manager, Jayson Richardson Midwest regional sales manager, Eric Eisenhuth product design manager and Greg Herbster business development manager for windows and doors.

CIRCA GROUP AS — The sustainable biochemicals company in Oslo, Norway, named Sarah Hickingbottom general manager for new product development and stakeholder relations.

CONSTANTIA FLEXIBLES — The flexible packaging products and labels manufacturer in Vienna named Richard Kelsey chief financial officer. Kelsey had been interim CFO.

CYCLYX INTERNATIONAL LLC — The post-use plastic feedstock management company in Portsmouth, N.H., named Steve Russell and Paul Turner to its executive advisory board.

DAVIS-STANDARD LLC — Rich Kanarski of the extrusion systems manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., was named technical program chair for the Society of Plastics Engineers.

DUTCHLAND PLASTICS CORP. — The rotational and blow molder in Oostburg, Wis., named Dan Bohnsack chief financial officer.

FALCON PLASTICS INC. — The injection and blow molder in Brookings, S.D., named Jenn Barlund president and Kyle Bender executive vice president.

GREENBACK RECYCLING TECHNOLOGIES LTD. — The London-based decentralized network of recycling plants named Samuel Martínez chief revenue officer.

HARWICK STANDARD DISTRIBUTION CORP. — The chemical supplier in Akron, Ohio, named Marc Pignataro vice president of sales and marketing and Jesse Flores technical sales representative.

HILLENBRAND INC. — The global diversified industrial company in Batesville, Ind., named Tory Flynn chief sustainability officer.

HOLLAND COLOURS AMERICA INC. — The solid and liquid colorants maker in Richmond, Ind., named Nick Goble North American sales manager and Gerardo Morales Latin American sales manager.

INDUSTRIEVERBAND KUNSTSTOFFBAHNEN E.V. (IVK EUROPE) — The trade group in Frankfurt, Germany, named Marina Arz managing director, succeeding Karin Arz.

KLA INDUSTRIES INC. — The recruiting firm in Cincinnati named Ryan Doyle to lead its plastics machinery and automation practice.

KRATON CORP. — The specialty chemicals company in Houston has appointed Marcello Boldrini, the senior vice president and chemical segment president, to the additional role of chief sustainability officer.

MOTION INDUSTRIES INC. — The distributor of industrial maintenance, repair and operation replacement parts in Birmingham, Ala., named Jim May corporate development director and Aurelio Banda group vice president of automation.

NDC TECHNOLOGIES INC. — The supplier of sensors and measurement equipment in Dayton, Ohio, named Dipesh Sharma director of sales for the rest of Asia region, which includes the Indian subcontinent, Taiwan, South Korea, Southeast Asian countries, Australia and New Zealand.

NOVOLEX — The packaging and foodservice products maker in Hartsville, S.C., named Carol Lowe to the board. Lowe is executive vice president and chief financial officer of Flir Systems Inc.

ORIGIN MATERIALS INC. — The carbon-negative materials firm in West Sacramento, Calif., named Jim Wells and Madhu Anand technical directors and Ben Freireich technical fellow.

PALMER HOLLAND INC. — The specialty chemical and ingredient distributor in North Olmsted, Ohio, named C. Bradley Steven CEO and president, succeeding W. Bryn Irvine, who is retiring but will continue to serve as chairman.

POLYMAR — The injection molder in Lancaster, Pa., named Jeffrey Walters head of global business development.

REIFENHÄUSER GMBH & CO. KG MASCHINENFABRIK — The film machinery maker in Troisdorf, Germany, named Boerge Wessling and Stephan Gerharz managing directors for Reifenhäuser Reicofil, succeeding Bernd Kunze, who moves to Reifenhäuser Group as chief technology officer.

SCHENCK PROCESS HOLDING GMBH — The bulk material handling equipment maker in Darmstadt, Germany, named Rod Henricks executive director of sales.

SENCORPWHITE INC. — The machinery manufacturer in Hyannis, Mass., named Markus Zlotosch thermoforming vice president.

STAR THERMOPLASTIC ALLOYS & RUBBERS INC. — The thermoplastic elastomers supplier in Broadview, Ill., named Prakash Sanjeevaiah vice president of technology.

SWM INTERNATIONAL — The engineered films provider in Alpharetta, Ga., named Tracey Peacock executive vice president, advanced materials and structures.

SYNOVA — The chemical recycling company in Maassluis, Netherlands, named Willem Sederel to its board.

TEKNI-PLEX INC. — The packaging manufacturer in Wayne, Pa., named DeAnn Umland vice president of market and strategy development for its beauty and home packaging.

VANDEN RECYCLING LTD. — The recycler in Peterborough, England, named Alex Moreno business development lead for its new office based in Barcelona.

VOLLRATH MANUFACTURING SERVICES — The commercial foodservice equipment and supplies manufacturer in Sheboygan, Wis., named Rosie Hawk regional sales manager and Benjamin Derouin and Lucas Raube inside sales and business development representatives.

WINDOW AND DOOR MANUFACTURERS ASSOCIATION — The trade group in Washington elected chairman Steve Tourek of Marvin Cos., succeeding Bob Lewis of Masonite International Corp.

Briefly ...

BRARENTZ, formerly Maroon Group LLC, a specialty chemical and resins distributor in Avon, Ohio, named Patrick Tuck account manager. ... CLIMECO LLC, an adviser and trader of environmental commodity market products in Boyertown, Pa., named Chris Parker plastics program director. ... GRAHAM ENGINEERING CORP., an equipment manufacturer in York, Pa., named Charlie Gonzalez regional sales manager. ... MCELROY MANUFACTURING INC., a manufacturer of thermoplastic pipe joinings in Tulsa, Okla., named Vikrant Sanglikar head of its office in Bangalore, India, succeeding Bharath Rao. ... MICROBAN INTERNATIONAL LTD., an antimicrobial additives and odor control technologies firm in Huntersville, N.C., named Dogan Reuter European business development manager, based in Munich. ... MISSISSIPPI LIME CO., a high-calcium lime products supplier in St. Louis, named Ryan Seelke safety director. ... MOVACOLOR B.V., a dosing equipment producer in Sneek, Netherlands, named Marc Aandeweg CEO, succeeding Gerhard Dersjant. ... SEKISUI KYDEX LLC, a sheet maker in Bloomsburg, Pa., named Bernadette Chupela Northeast regional business manager, Blake Munns customer experience manager, Anne Rupp inside sales specialist and Kate Khrunova customer collaboration specialist. ... TR FASTENINGS LTD., an industrial fastenings and assembly products manufacturer in East Sussex, England, named two plastics and rubber directors: Kevin Rogers sourcing and category management and Andrew Fletcher commercial and technical.

Publication date: 27/04/2021

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