A. SCHULMAN INC. The compounder and distributor in Fairlawn, Ohio, named Paul Boulier senior marketing vice president.
APEC, A DIVISION OF HELIX MEDICAL LLC The medical-device extruder and molder in Baldwin Park, Calif., named Ron Noggle director of product and program management.
BAYER MATERIALSCIENCE LLC Greg Babe was named chief executive officer of the year by the Pittsburgh Technology Council. Babe is CEO of the Pittsburgh-based producer of polymers and high-performance plastics, and of Bayer Corp.
CANCARB LTD. The maker of thermal carbon black in Medicine Hat, Alberta, named Dave Petrie president, succeeding David Carmichael, who left the company.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC The machinery manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Ken Sweet Northeast extrusion systems engineering manager for its new office in Gloucester, Mass.
INTERNATIONAL COUNCIL OF CHEMICAL ASSOCIATIONS Christian Jourquin, chief executive officer of Solvay SA of Brussels, Belgium, was named president of ICCA in Arlington, Va. Alain Perroy, director general of the European Chemical Industry Council in Brussels, was named secretary.
LIANDA CORP. The resin importer in Hudson, Ohio, named Denny Sideri district sales manager and Vince Cremona senior chemist.
MICHIGAN RECYCLING COALITION The nonprofit organization in Lansing, Mich., awarded Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd.'s facility in Novi, Mich., with its Spotlight Recognition Award for its corporate environmental programs. The award was presented to Matthew Goschka, director of environmental health and safety at Husky's facility in Novi, Mich.
MYERS INDUSTRIES INC. The diversified manufacturer in Akron, Ohio, named Doug Christoff corporate safety manager.
NDC INFRARED ENGINEERING INC. The supplier of sensors and measuring equipment in Irwindale, Calif., named Robert Szepvolgyi director of customer care for Asia. He is based in Singapore.
NOVOMER INC. The producer of biodegradable polymers named Jim Mahoney chief executive officer and Peter Shepard vice president of business development. The company recently relocated its headquarters from Ithaca, N.Y., to Boston.
PLASTICS COLOR CORP. The manufacturer of masterbatches and custom colorants in Calumet City, Ill., named Dave Minor sales account manager for the firm's central region.
POLYONE CORP. The compounder and resin distributor in Avon Lake, Ohio, named Michelle Maniscalco trade-media relations manager.
RKC INSTRUMENT AMERICA The controller manufacturer in South Bend, Ind., named Yoshifumo Unno president, succeeding Ken Saiki, who is returning to the home office of RKC Instrument Inc. in Tokyo.
STRUKTOL CO. OF AMERICA The additives producer in Stow, Ohio, named Gilbert Hamrick president.
THERMOSET RESIN FORMULATORS ASSOCIATION Vinay Mishra, research and development manager for Danvers, Mass.-based ITW Devcon, was named president of the trade group in Glen Ellyn, Ill.
TOWNSEND POLYMER SERVICES AND INFORMATION The market research company based in Houston named Joseph Congdon director of global polypropylene consulting.
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON The Akron, Ohio, university, named Ronald Sanderson its Outstanding Polymer Science Alumnus for his work in the academic field in Africa. Sanderson is director of the Institute for Polymer Science at Stellenbosch University in South Africa.
VESTA PARTNERS LLC The consulting group in Stamford, Conn., named Wayne Vaughn a principal consultant.
ALMATIS GMBH., a producer of alumina-based materials in Frankfurt, Germany, named Helmut Eschwey nonexecutive chairman. ... CYON RESEARCH CORP., a Bethesda, Md., consulting and analysis firm for the engineering technology market, named Phares Noel a senior analyst. ... INDUSTRIAL FABRICS ASSOCIATION INTERNATIONAL, a trade group in Roseville, Minn., named Kathleen Mattson vice president of member services. JET EDGE INC., a water-jet technology company in St. Michael, Minn., named Eric Magnuson north-central regional sales manager. RADICIGROUP, a chemical company in Bergamo, Italy, named Cristina Bergamini press officer. ... SUN CHEMICAL CORP., a producer of printing inks and pigments in Parsippany, N.J., named Felipe Mellado chief marketing officer and Bradley Schrader vice president of strategy and business development.