People, Places and Things
Gary DiFazio was recently appointed
Director of Sales of PALRAM
As Director of Sales, DiFazio will
be responsible for overseeing the
North American sales team where
he will focus on achieving the growth
and business objectives of the
search committee has named
Susan Avery as its new executive
Avery will come to IAPD with more
than seven years of executive level
experience with ARMA International
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Avery joined IAPD full-time in
early July. She and current executive director Deborah
Hamlin, CAE, will work together through the 50th IAPD
Annual Convention in Vancouver, BC, Canada.
The Board of Directors of Premier Material Concepts™
(PMC) announced the promotion of Eric Hausserman to
the position of Vice President of
Manufacturing and Technology.
Hausserman joined the Rowmark
team in 2000 as Plant Manager.
During his six years with the company,
Hausserman has been the driving force
behind the integration of qualitative
for PMC world class
PMC also named Kerry Pinion
Inside Sales and Service Manager. In
this role, Pinion will manage day-today
well as order processing and sales
and service development.
Professional Plastics announced the addition of
Lonnie Coronado to its outside sales team in Houston,
Texas. He has five years of plastic resin sales experience.
The firm also announced the appointment of George
Young to National Sales Manager. He has over ten years
with Professional Plastics and over 30 years in the plastics
industry. Also announced was the hiring of Edward
Atkinson who will head Professional’s Asian operation
from Taipei, Taiwan.
Helmut Gehr, Chairman and CEO,
GEHR Plastics Worldwide announced
the appointment of Bill
Shields as the new
and Sales Director of GEHR Plastics USA, Boothwyn, Pennsylvania.
Altendorf America, a division of
Stiles Machinery Inc., announced the
promotion of Dan Murphy to
National Sales Manager for Altendorf
America. This new position has been
established due to the continued
increase in Altendorf America’s sales
levels in recent years and in consideration
of future planned growth.
Murphy’s replacement, Doug Dickinson, joined
Altendorf America in and is based out of the regional
office in Ontario, California.
Stiles Machinery Inc. announced
that Brian Stiles has been promoted
to Sales Engineer and will be relocating
to Kansas City to represent Stiles
in that area.
Originally from Grand Rapids,
Brian is a descendent of Web Stiles
(Stiles Machinery Inc. was founded in
1964 as a division of Web Stiles,
Inc.). With this promotion, Stiles will
be responsible for industrial machinery sales in Nebraska,
Kansas, Missouri, and Southern Iowa.