Accu-Mold LLC has hired Walter Hill as its strategic sales director. He will collaborate with the entire Accu-Mold team to develop short and long term sales plans that support the company's business plan. Accu-Mold specializes in metal to plastic conversion as well as manufacturing and assembly of plastic injection molded components for the automotive industry.
Haire Group, of Merrillville, has welcomed corrugated industry veteran Tim Engle as its new machinery product manager. Engle will be responsible for heading up sales of new machinery, with a focus on Dong Fang machinery including APSTAR Rotary Die Cutters and APSTAR Flexo-Folder-Gluers. Engle has more than 16 years of experience in the corrugated box industry.
Devin Hughes has been named the associate director of admissions for Ivy Tech Community College’s Gary campus. He is a resident of East Chicago and previously worked as the dual credit coordinator at Triton College in River Grove, Ill.
The Building Services Contractors Association International has awarded Corey Bush, of Bryco Services Inc., Merrillville, its Registered Building Service Manager designation. The designation means Bush has satisfied stringent criteria and passed an examination certifying he now meets the high standards of the association.
The Pines Village Retirement Communities Inc. has named Karen Vogelsang to its Board of Directors. Vogelsang, a Valparaiso resident, is a senior financial advisor and registered principal of Vogelsang Asset Management LLC. Pines Village Retirement Communities provides housing, services and advocacy for older adults.
The National Pawnbrokers Association has selected Greg Engstrom, founder of Ameripawn in Valparaiso, as the recipient of the 2016 Pawnbroker of the Year Award. The NPA Pawnbroker of the Year Award is presented to an NPA member who has demonstrated exceptional success in their business and local community and has made a significant contribution to the pawn industry.
Buffalo Wings and Rings owner Mike Weyer, of Jasper, Indiana, and General Manager Ann Benet recently were awarded the Club Level Experience award for best customer service within the chain at the company's national conference. Cincinnati-based Buffalo Wings & Rings has almost 60 locations, with many located in the Midwest.