Pall Corp.
has named Michael J. Ywaniw senior vice president Pall Industrial to lead manufacturing and supply chain operations across the company’s industrial markets worldwide.
AIM Global, Warrendale, Pa., has elected James S. Childress, president and general manager of LXE Inc., as the new chairman of the board of directors.  
K-TEK, Prairieville, La., has expanded its product management team to include Robert Hotard, product manager for magnetostrictive and guided wave radar products; Winston Landymore, product manager for capacitance and vibrating fork products; and Ivo Radanov, product manager for laser and ultrasonic products.
Portola Packaging Inc., Batavia, Ill., has appointed Lorna Millar senior vice president of sales and marketing for the Americas. Portola also has named Jeffery Swoyer vice president of human resources.
Kosaku Yamada, former chief engineer of the Toyota Camry, now serves as managing director of Toyota Industries Corp., Irvine, Calif., overseeing the design, development and manufacturing process of Toyota Material Handling’s lift trucks.
Onset Computer Corp., Bourne, Mass., has chosen Jack Sample as president.