Charles Smart has been appointed director of engineering in the curing equipment department of Dymax Corp. (Torrington, CT). Smart will report to Terry Woldorf, sr. VP of global sales and marketing, and will be responsible for leading the engineering team to continue to support sales and marketing in the design and development of light-curing adhesive equipment. Smart has more than 20 years experience in the areas of automation, manufacturing, and design as well as being the sole and joint inventor on 10 US Patents. . . . Unicep Packaging Inc. (Sandpoint, ID) has announced the addition of two new employees to the UPI
management team, director of operations Don Prince and quality control manager Kelly Jones. Prince was previously director of global operations at Telect Inc., a telecommunications manufacturer, and brings more than 30 years of manufacturing experience to UPI. Also previously employed by Telect Inc. as global director of quality, Jones brings several years of both operations and quality management experience to UPI. . . . CSafe LLC (Dayton, OH), manufacturer of the AcuTemp RKN active temperature-controlled air cargo container, has appointed Oliver Bootz to the position of vice president of business development. Bootz will
focus his efforts on the continued development of partner relationships for the transport of temperature-sensitive products for the pharmaceutical and life sciences industries. . . . Precision-performance polyester and polypropylene film maker Toray Plastics America Inc. (North Kingstown, RI) has promoted Tonya McBride to national sales manager and Justin Larson to sales representative of the Lumirror polyester film division. The Lumirror division manufactures value-added polyester films for packaging and industrial end users, including such applications as stand-up pouches, lidding, solar windows, graphics, electronics, durable-goods and inmold labels, and wire and cable insulation. McBride joined Toray in 2007 as a sales account manager, eventually becoming business manager. Her previous position was as market development specialist with Zeon Chemicals. Larson began working at Toray in 2006 as a sales and financial analyst with marketing responsibilities. He was later promoted to associate sales representative.