ASTM INTERNATIONAL — The standards-development firm headquartered in West Conshohocken, Pa., gave Mark Lavach its Award of Merit from its Committee D20 on Plastics for individual contributions. The award includes the title of fellow. Lavach is manager of applications development and technical services in the functional additives division at King of Prussia, Pa.-based Arkema Inc.
BASF AG — The chemical and resin supplier in Ludwigshafen, Germany, named Christian Mirangels managing director for BASF Polyurethanes South Africa, succeeding Andrew Bailey, who has been appointed managing director of business development for West Africa.
EUROPEAN MANUFACTURERS OF EXPANDED POLYSTYRENE PACKAGING — The association in Maaseik, Belgium, elected Allard Lohman president, succeeding Ales- sandro Augello. Lohman is managing director of HSV Packaging and Insulation BV in Ede, Netherlands, and also vice president of EUMEPS General Assembly.
MENGES ROLLER CO. — The fabricator of chill and heat-transfer rollers in Wauconda, Ill., named Jeff Awe marketing director.
MOULD TECHNOLOGIES GROUP/ SCHÖTTLI AG — The mold maker in Diessenhofen, Switzerland, named Thomas Anderegg CEO, succeeding Martin Sch"ttli, who will remain on the board.
SUSSEX IM INC. — The injection molder in Sussex, Wis., named Ed Fabiszak vice president of sales and marketing.
VIKING PUMP INC. — The manufacturer of rotary positive displacement pumps in Cedar Falls, Iowa, named Fenton Challgren president of its Chemical, Food & Process division.
WALL COLMONOY CORP. — The heat-transfer technology firm in Madison Heights, Mich., named Ed Kanters chief financial officer.
WESTLAKE CHEMICAL CORP. — The Houston polymers and petrochemicals maker named Don Condon senior vice president of corporate business development and Skip Teel vice president of olefins.