Stellar, an architecture, engineering, construction and mechanical services firm, earned the Associated Builders and Contractors’ highest national safety designation for 2011—the Safety Training Evaluation Process (STEP) Diamond-level award.


Walt Freese, former CEO of Ben & Jerry's, will join Stonyfield as its president and CEO. Co-founder Gary Hirshberg will continue as Stonyfield chairman and shareholder.


Dur-A-Flex named David Hughes vice president of marketing, research & development.


Roy Kok has joined ARC Advisory Group’s management team as vice president of marketing.


AMT’s (Applied Manufacturing Technologies) Mike Jacobs was re-elected to Robotic Industries Association’s board of directors.


Certified Laboratories, Inc. and the Certified Food Safety Center added Gary Gray to its roster as process authority for Certified Laboratories.


Tim Donaldson was named as ICONICS industry business development manager for manufacturing industries.


ORBIS Corporation, supplier of sustainable, reusable packaging, completed the acquisition of Cartonplast LLC’s interest in the CORBI Plastics joint venture.


Bettcher Industries, Inc. appointed Paul Pirozzola as its vice president of marketing.


The Society of Women Engineers signed a memorandum of membership with the Automation Federation (AF).


Pork slaughterhouse ATRAHAN Transformation Inc. was awarded SQF 2000 Level II certification. The company, based in the La Mauricie Region (Quebec, Canada), is one of the province’s first slaughterhouses to receive this award.