Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio-based Americhem Inc. has appointed John M. Deignan president.
Rock Hill, S.C.-based Atlas Copco Compressors LLC has appointed Erik Arfalk vice president, communications and branding.
O’Donnell, Texas-based Textile Exchange has elected the following to its Executive Committee: Elayne Masterson, Esquel Group, chair; Tricia Carey, Lenzing AG, vice chair; Ryan Thompson, Patagonia Inc., treasurer; Jerry Wheeler, Ecocentric Ltd., secretary; and Marci Zaroff, Portico Brands and Under the Canopy, member at large.
China General Plastics Corp. of America (Enduratex), Mira Loma, Calif., has named John Kessler contract manager.
John Friddle, president of Eagle Performance Products Corp., Calhoun, Ga., has acquired majority ownership in the company. William Shaw, the company’s founder, will serve as Chairman Emeritus.
Messe Frankfurt Exhibition GmbH, Germany, has presented Heimtextil 2014’s “Young Creations Award: Upcycling” to Jacqueline Theurer, Stuttgart University of Technology.
The Dixie Group Inc., Chattanooga, Tenn., has appointed Michael C. Owens to its Board of Directors.
Ventura, Calif.-based Patagonia Inc. has appointed Rose Marcario president and CEO.
Miami-based Sandler, Travis & Rosenberg P.A. has named Tom Gould senior director, customs and international trade.