ASTM INTERNATIONAL The standards-development company in West Conshohocken, Pa., awarded Alan Kupfer the ASTM International Award of Merit and accompanying title of fellow from Committee D20 on Plastics. Kupfer is senior technical service engineer at Georgia Gulf Chemicals & Vinyls LLC in Plaquemine, La.
CLARIANT MASTERBATCHES The supplier of color and additive masterbatches in Holden, Mass., named Peter Prusak head of the packaging market segment in North America.
CYRO INDUSTRIES The acrylic sheet maker in Parsippany, N.J., named Douglas Weishaar market development manager in the optics and specialty market segment.
EFC INTERNATIONAL The fastener supplier in St. Louis, named Greg Behler sales engineer for auto and commercial accounts in Michigan and western Ontario.
EXTRUSION DIES INDUSTRIES LLC The flat-die maker in Chippewa Falls, Wis., named Rick Forbis regional sales manager for the South.
INJECTRONICS CORP. The injection molding and packaging firm in Clinton, Mass., named Robert Stevenson business development manager.
ISO POLY FILMS INC. The custom film manufacturer in Gray Court, S.C., named Russ Gehrke vice president of product development and technology.
NOVATEC INC. The Baltimore-based auxiliary equipment supplier named John Braaf product manager for blenders and blender-based extrusion systems.
PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES LLC PTi, a manufacturer of extrusion equipment in Aurora, Ill., named Jon Roberts senior vice president of operations.
SAE INTERNATIONAL SAE's Detroit Section in Farmington Hills, Mich., named Mike Powers chairman and Renee Bovair executive director.
SMITHERS RAPRA TECHNOLOGY LTD. The analytical, testing and research service provider based in Shrewsbury, England, named Steffen Erler technical director of REACH regulations.
SPARTECH CORP. The Clayton, Mo., producer of compounds, sheet, profiles and injection molded products named Janet Mann senior vice president of marketing, technology and commercial development.
PACOR INC., an insulation materials fabricator in Cinnaminson, N.J., named Paul Fraatz Jr. chairman, Ronald Latini chief executive officer and president and William Wheatley executive vice president. Wheatley also will continue as president of LIT Industries Inc. of Gastonia, N.C., a Pacor company.