Plasticolors, Inc., has named Wayde Jenkinsproduct development specialist at the company’s headquarters in Ashtabula, Ohio. In his new role, Jenkins will be primarily responsible for the designing, planning and execution of product development projects within the technical department. Prior to joining Plasticolors, Jenkins was active in product development for Sherwin Williams Automotive, Aexcel Corp. and PPG Industries.
Dr. James E. Kassnerhas joinedThe CHEMARK Consulting Group, Southern Pines, N.C., as a senior consultant.
WCB Flow Products, Buffalo, N.Y., part of SPX Process Equipment, Delavan, Wis., has announced the following organizational changes:
- Mark Lechevet has accepted the position of scheduling product manager;
- Mike Lovelace is the new customer service manager;
- Wayne Spence has been appointed project manager/lean manufacturing; and
- Bill Procaccini has accepted the position of operations manager.
Philip Masonhas joinedDeerfield Urethane, Inc., South Deerfield, Mass., as product/process development engineer.Roger Kahlerhas also joined the company as a staff sales and new business development manager responsible for managing existing Deerfield business and developing new business opportunities in the Eastern United States and Canada.
Paul H. Shipp, Ph.D., P.E., has been elected to theASTM Internationalboard of directors for the term 2007-2009. Shipp, a senior research associate for the USG Research and Technology Innovation Center in Libertyville, Ill., advises research and operating management on strategic issues, trends and developments related to building products, codes and standards. He also directs research for major projects.
Robert Spadonihas been appointed president and CEO of Dallas-basedRibelin Sales. Spadoni will also assume the duties of president and CEO of KODA Distribution Group, one of the largest specialty chemical distributors in the country, consisting of Monson Companies, based in Leominster, Mass.; GMZ, based in Cincinnati, Ohio; and, recently, Ribelin Sales.