ALCOA WHEEL PRODUCTS-Fredric Franklin, to market manager for commercial vehicle wheels-was vice president of human resources for Lebanon Works.
Ricardo Hernandez, to Western states sales representative-was an international sales representative for H. Muehlstein & Co.
ALLIANCE TIRE USA-Fran Palmieri, to director of original equipment sales and training-was regional sales manager for MITL, a manufacturer of industrial tires.
BANDAMATIC SYSTEM INC.-Fred Arehart, to director of technical services-was manager of technical services for Hercules Tire & Rubber Co.
DUNN TIRE CORP.-Paul Pittner, to director of purchasing and product management-was manager of aftermarket original equipment sales and service for Goodyear Dunlop Tire North America.
GOODYEAR-Jennifer Arnold, to manager of public relations for the blimps-was sports communications director for NBC.
FIRESTONE AGRICULTURAL TIRE CO.-Wayne Birkenholz, to original equipment sales manager-was district sales manager for Wisconsin and Illinois.
SILVER STATE TIRE CO.-John McCalley, to vice president sales and administration for wholesaler Silver State Tire and its subsidiaries, Golden State Tire (California) and Pacific Tire Distributors (Oregon/Washington)-was a manufacturer's representative for Maxxis International.
SMITHERS SCIENTIFIC SERVICES INC.-Mario Perez, to general manager of DRIVEtest L.L.C., a joint-venture company between Smithers and Auto Testing Co. Inc.-was an engineer with Philips Components.
STELLAR INDUSTRIES INC.-David Engstler, to customer service manager-was general manager at Unicover.
Gary Hanson, to material handling cranes product manager-was customer service manager.
Jeff Horstman, to customer services representative-was an assembler.