AMERICAN MAPLAN CORP. The extruder maker in McPherson, Kan., named Anthony Crook packaging system salesman.
BUNTING MAGNETICS CO. The manufacturer of magnetic equipment in Newton, Kan., named Marvin Angleton manager of technical services and quality, and Tom Andrews metal-detection service technician.
EFC INTERNATIONAL The fastener supplier in St. Louis named sales engineers Leslie Metzer, based out of Bloomingdale, Ill., and Tom Merrill, based out of Dallas.
ENTHONE INC. The specialty chemicals supplier in West Haven, Conn., named Josh Erd Western account manager.
FERROMATIK MILACRON GMBH The injection molding machinery maker in Malterdingen, Germany, named Thorsten Thumen research and development director.
HENNES PAYNTER COMMUNICATIONS The Cleveland crisis communications firm named Nora Jacobs vice president.
INTERPLASTIC CORP. The specialty chemical company in St. Paul, Minn., named Reagan Stephens operations vice president of its thermoset resins division.
MAINE PLASTICS INC. The recycler in North Chicago, Ill., named David Spitulnik president, succeeding Robert Render, who is now CEO of A Greener Solution LLC.
NOVA CHEMICALS CORP. The resin and chemicals maker based in Calgary, Alberta, named Khadem Al Qubaisi chairman. Qubaisi is managing director of International Petroleum Investment Co.
ONE SOURCE CAPITAL INC. The equipment financing company in Farmington, Mich., named David May account executive for plastics and metal processors. He had been with MHI Injection Molding Machinery Inc.
SOCIETY OF PLASTICS ENGINEERS Sam McCord, CEO and founder of MCG BioComposites LLC, a bioresin sales and consulting firm in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, has been appointed to a one-year term as a director with Newtown, Conn.-based SPE's Bioplastics Special Interest Group.
SYNVENTIVE MOLDING SOLUTIONS INC. The hot-runner maker in Peabody, Mass., named James Mogan West Coast account manager, based in Valencia, Calif.
UNIVERSITY OF AKRON Ali Dhinojwala, chair of the Department of Polymer Science and Morton Professor of Polymer Science, was elected a fellow of the American Physical Society. Colleen Pugh, professor of polymer science, was named a fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.