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People Watch: Week of Oct. 4, 2021

AMERICAN CHEMISTRY COUNCIL — Brad Beauchamp, CEO and president of Carpenter Co., will join the Washington-based trade group's center for the polyurethanes industry steering committee.

BASF AG — Martin Brudermuller, CEO of the chemical and resin supplier in Ludwigshafen, Germany, has received the ICIS CEO of the Year Award.

CHELSEA BUILDING PRODUCTS INC. — The PVC and composite profiles maker in Oakmont, Pa., named Jeff Martin northeast regional sales manager for its Everlast siding product.

DANIMER SCIENTIFIC — The developer and manufacturer of biodegradable materials in Bainbridge, Ga., named Deborah McRonald chief corporate development officer.

ENGEL DE MEXICO SA DE CV — The injection molding machine and automation manufacturer in Querétaro, Mexico, named Emilio López managing director, succeeding Peter Auinger, who has retired.

INKCUPS NOW CORP. — The pad printing and screen printing equipment manufacturer in Danvers, Mass., named Michael Barron West Coast sales manager.

KRAUSS-MAFFEI CORP. — The machinery maker in Florence, Ky., named Sean Doran regional sales manager.

MITSUBISHI CHEMICAL ADVANCED MATERIALS INC. — The manufacturer of high-performance thermoplastic semifinished products and finished parts in Reading, Pa., named Henning Bloech global director sustainable solutions based in Germany.

PENN STATE BEHREND — Sherri Mason, sustainability coordinator at the university in Erie, Pa., is a 2021 Great Lakes Leadership Award recipient in recognition of her efforts to protect the health of the Great Lakes basin and the people who live in the region.

POLYSACK LTD. — The flexible packaging manufacturer in Tel Aviv, Israel, named Yaron Bar chief operating officer and Yair Gellis vice president of marketing and business development.

REDWAVE SOLUTIONS US LLC — The plastic sorting equipment provider in Atlanta named Martin Weiss chief operating officer, succeeding interim COO Stefan Steiner, who returns to the Austrian headquarters.

REDWOOD PLASTICS AND RUBBER — The custom component maker in Langley, British Columbia, named Kris Fraser chief operating officer.

TEKNI-PLEX INC. — The packaging manufacturer in Wayne, Pa., named Chris Qualters CEO of its Tekni-Plex medical business unit and Eldon Schaffer CEO consumer products division.

Publication date: 08/10/2021

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