Tony Groat has become the membership director for Aerial Work Platform Training (AWPT).

Paul H. Shipp, Ph.D., P.E., has been elected to the ASTM International board of directors for the term 2007-09. Shipp, a senior research associate for the USG Research and Technology Innovation Center in Libertyville, Ill., advises research and operating management on strategic issues, trends, and developments related to building products, codes, and standards.

Max Baumgartner, has been named director of sales and marketing for coatings and foam at Graco Inc.

Decoplast, Inc. has announced two personnel moves. Frank Barone has been promoted to the position of chief operating officer, and Robert Baumann has been named chief financial officer.