GUJARAT, INDIA-Ferromatik Milacron India Ltd. (FMIL), an injection molding machine manufacturer, has promoted two individuals to leadership roles.

Shirish Divgi is now COO and Vinod Bhalavat is CFO of FMIL, a division ofMilacron Plastics Machinery . The promotions correspond with the recent retirement of former FMIL president N.K. Balgi.

“Divgi and Bhalavat have been instrumental in helping us meet the challenges of plastics manufacturing customers throughout the growing Indian marketplace,” says Dave Lawrence, president of Milacron Plastics Machinery. “Their promotions put both of them in a position to accelerate that success.”

As COO, Divgi will be responsible for operations, engineering and sales and marketing. He will report directly to Jay Woerner, vice president of India operations for Milacron Plastics Machinery.

As CFO, Bhalavat will assume responsibility for finance, human resources and information technology. He will report directly to John Francy, Milacron LLC CFO, and indirectly to Jay Woerner.