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Solvay Solexis, Thorofare, N.J., a manufacturer of heat transfer fluids and other specialty chemicals, named Ray Bastnagel as global marketing manager for semiconductors.

Hansen Technologies Corp., Burr Ridge, Ill., appointed Ulrich Klauck as regional manager for Europe and Middle East. He is responsible for sales in Western and Eastern Europe, including Russia and the Middle East. He is supported by the company¿s distribution team in B¿chen, Germany.

John Vana was appointed northeast regional sales director at Altech Controls, Missouri City, Texas, a manufacturer of refrigeration controls. He is responsible for sales and marketing of in the Northeast and will work out of Trenton, N.J.