ADHESIVE AND SEALANT COUNCIL INC. — The trade group in Bethesda, Md., named Jessica Carter online communications manager.
B&B MOLDERS LLC — The injection molder in Mishawaka, Ind., named Josh Cranmer master scheduler, Rob Doan mold designer, Nathan Layher process engineer, Jim McConnell recreational vehicle sales representative, Deanna Polk metrologist, April Shaw engineering document controller and Trisha Smith quality manager.
CARDIA BIOPLASTICS LTD. — The sustainable-resin manufacturer in Mulgrave, Australia, named Jarred Tunison U.S. sales manager, based in Chico, Calif.
DYMAX CORP. — The adhesives maker in Torrington, Conn., named Brent Newblom a territory manager in field sales.
ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY — Scientists David Reif and Gayle Hagler were awarded the Presidential Early Career Awards for Scientists and Engineers: Reif for prioritizing and profiling chemicals for potential toxicity, and Hagler for development and use of new technology.
FIBERFORGE CORP. — The engineering firm in Glenwood Springs, Colo., named Njord Rota manager of its CH-53K aerospace project.
GAMMAFLUX LP — Vincent Leone was named executive vice president and chief operating officer of the Sterling, Va.-based supplier of hot-runner temperature-control equipment, and Benno Kippes was named managing director of Gammaflux Europe GmbH in Wiesbaden, Germany.
HUSKY INJECTION MOLDING SYSTEMS LTD. — The injection molding equipment maker in Bolton, Ontario, named Dave Whiffen vice president of hot runners.
INOEX LLC — The maker of gravimetric and ultrasonic equipment in Lancaster, Pa., named P.J. Buriak president.
KENDALL PACKAGING CORP. — The flexible packaging maker in Mequon, Wis., named Jay Bergevin area sales manager.
KRUSE ANALYSIS INC. — Torsten Kruse, owner of the injection molding simulation provider in Naples, Fla., was first in his field to receive SigmaSoft expert certification by Sigma Plastic Services Inc.
LABEL TRAXX — The software maker for label printers and converters in Milwaukee named Katy Nightingale European market manager.
LYONDELLBASELL INDUSTRIES — The polyolefins producer based in Rotterdam, Netherlands, named Karyn Ovelmen executive vice president and chief financial officer, replacing Kent Potter, who plans to retire.
MILLWOOD INC. — The pallet supplier in Vienna, Ohio, named Ralph Rupert unit load technology manager.
PROCESSING TECHNOLOGIES INTERNATIONAL LLC — The manufacturer of extrusion equipment in Aurora, Ill., named Rodd Duff director of business development and strategic accounts, Patrick Johnsen eastern regional sales manager, Robert Williams product sales supervisor and Aaron Barkema sourcing director.
RUTGERS UNIVERSITY — Faculty member Tom Nosker received the Piscataway, N.J., school's R&D 100 Award for his work on immiscible polymer-blend structural composites, which was recognized as one of the top three technologies of the 100.
SCHENCK ACCURATE INC. — The maker of bulk material-handing equipment in Whitewater, Wis., named Brian Hartwig chief operating officer.
STARLINGER & CO. GMBH — The recycling equipment maker based in Vienna named Stéphane Soudais head of its consumer bags division.
TEKNOR APEX UK LTD. — The custom PVC compounds maker in Oldbury, England, named Gert Joly research and development manager for its thermoplastic elastomers division.
TENCATE ADVANCED ARMOR USA INC. — The armor systems producer in Newark, Ohio, named Brad Weiss senior vice president of sales and marketing in North America.
THERMOSET RESIN FORMULATORS ASSOCIATION — The trade association in Glen Ellyn, Ill., re-elected as its president Valerie Walker of Cross-Link Technology Inc., vice president Jason Tuerack of Broadview Technologies Inc. and secretary/treasurer Julie Mongeluzi of Dow Chemical Co.
VECOPLAN LLC — The shredding and recycling equipment manufacturer based in High Point, N.C., named Jason Schultz a service technician.
VINYL INSTITUTE — The trade association in Alexandria, Va., named Richard Doyle CEO and president, effective Oct. 24.