Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed

Gerald Lisowski has joined Mettler-Toledo Hi-Speed Inc., Ithaca, NY, as general manager. He brings more than 20 years of business leadership experience to the company, which is focused primarily in North America and Latin America. Its considered North Americas largest checkweigher manufacturer.

Stedman Machine

Dennis M. Gilmour has become president of Stedman Machine Co., a leader in size reduction equipment. Gilmour has been with the company, which is based in Aurora, IN, for nearly 30 years.

CH2M Hill

CH2M Hill has hired Michael Avant as senior vice president for the pharmaceutical and biotechnology sector of the Manufacturing and Life Sciences Business Group. Headquartered in Denver, CH2M Hill is a leader in engineering, construction, and operations for public and private clients.

Soap and Detergent

Dr. Paul C. DeLeo, who served as a consumer safety officer for the FDA, has joined the Soap and Detergent Association as director of environmental safety. DeLeo will have direct responsibility for technical research and programs addressing regulatory and other initiatives related to environmental safety.

Best Manufacturing

Best Manufacturing Co., considered the second largest glove manufacturer in the U.S., has appointed Michael Carducci to the new position of business development manager. Headquartered in Menlo, GA, Best is a leading manufacturer of hand and arm protection for industrial and medical markets. The company recently became a licensed manufacturer for DuPonts Kevlar industrial gloves and apparel. As a result, Best will be able to pair its coating technology with DuPonts cut-resistant Kevlar fiber technology, and Best U.S.-manufactured cut-resistant gloves will carry the Kevlar trademark.