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Jeff Colman has been named president and CEO of hot runner temperature control supplier Gammaflux L.P. (Sterling, VA), replacing David Huntting, who will become Gammaflux’s chairman. The company also promoted Vince Leone to vice president, with Colman, Huntting, and Leone all to serve as company officers.

MPW Staff

February 27, 2009

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Names in the News, Feb. 16-20

Jeff Colman has been named president and CEO of hot runner temperature control supplier Gammaflux L.P. (Sterling, VA), replacing David Huntting, who will become Gammaflux’s chairman. The company also promoted Vince Leone to vice president, with Colman, Huntting, and Leone all to serve as company officers. Colman and Huntting, along with Pete Cullum who retired in 2007, were among the original purchasers of Gammaflux in 1991. Leone has been with the company since 1997, originally joining as a regional sales manager, and most recently acting as director of sales for the Western Hemisphere.

Absolute Green Energy Corp. (Worcester, MA), the recently launched supplier of products and services to promote energy efficiency, has named Fred Charpentier as its VP sales and marketing. Charpentier comes to Absolute Green Energy from machinery and component supplier, Milacron (Cincinnati, OH), bringing 25 years of plastics industry experience. In addition to helping customers reduce energy consumption and improve machine reliability, Absolute Green Energy is an authorized dealer for AEE Solar photovoltaic energy systems, as well as Oventrop USA solar-water heating systems.

Beaumont Technologies Inc. (Erie, PA), supplier of melt-rotation technologies, has hired Joe A. Huegel as a design engineer. A former Beaumont intern, Huegel earned a bachelor of science degree in plastics engineering in 2006 from Penn State Erie, The Behrend College.

Renewable chemical building block producer Segetis Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) has appointed Snehal Desai as business vice president; Cora Leibig as director of product and application development; and Steve Donen as director of process engineering and development. Segetis is working to combine biomass-derived carbohydrates that will enable it to commercialize a range of industrial chemicals and plastics that are ultimately derived from non-food agricultural and forestry sources. Desai comes from biobased resin producer NatureWorks LLC, where he was VP and chief marketing officer. Leibig comes from Dow Chemical where she worked in product development, while Donen also comes to Segetis from NatureWorks, and before that, Dow Chemical. 

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