A. SCHULMAN INC. — The compounder in Fairlawn, Ohio, named R. Kelly Hines global financial planning and analysis director.
AMERICAN STARLINGER-SAHM INC. — The maker of automatic winding machines for high-performance fibers in Greenville, S.C., named Alfred Rak vice president of sales.
ARCHWAY SALES INC. — The specialty chemical distributor in St. Louis named Josh Foldenauer Memphis, Tenn., site manager and Cathy Clark principal manager administrator.
ARLINGTON PLASTICS MACHINERY INC. — The supplier of used plastic processing equipment in Elk Grove Village, Ill., named Garrett Benson a sales associate.
ASTM INTERNATIONAL —Stephen Boros, technical director at the Plastics Pipe Institute in Irving, Texas, received the ASTM International Award of Merit, and title of fellow from Committee F17 on Plastic Piping Systems from the standards-development firm in West Conshohocken, Pa.
BATTENFELD-CINCINNATI USA — The extruder maker in McPherson, Kan., named Rick Forbis sales manger for packaging. He will be based in Charlotte, N.C.
C.W. BRABENDER INSTRUMENTS INC. — The maker of testing equipment in South Hackensack, N.J., named Marty Husti of TiAero in San Diego a sales representative.
CARDINAL SYSTEMS INC. — The polymer pool-panel manufacturer in Schuylkill Haven, Pa., named Brandon Heim national sales manager for custom plastic products.
CARMAN INDUSTRIES INC. — The manufacturer of vibratory material-handling and process equipment in Jeffersonville, Ind., named Lecorp Inc. of Paducah Ky., a sales representative.
CHROMAFLOW TECHNOLOGIES CORP. — The supplier of advanced colorants and chemical dispersions in Ashtabula, Ohio, named Chris Anderson southeast territory manager for thermosets.
DANAFILMS INC. — The blown film maker in Westborough, Mass., named Mark Turano sales manager and Clark Sylvester plant manager of its Westborough location.
DAVIS-STANDARD LLC — The machinery manufacturer in Pawcatuck, Conn., named Andreas Kandt managing director for Europe and the Middle East. He will continue as managing director of Davis-Standard GmbH. Jim Winning and Glenn Beasley were named senior sales engineers and Kyle Theadore sales coordinator for its specialty systems group.
JBI INC. — The Thorold, Ontario, producer of ultra-clean, ultra-low-sulphur fuel from waste plastic named Tony Bogolin chief operating officer.
MAGNETIC PRODUCTS INC. — The provider of magnetic and non-magnetic material-handling products in Highland, Mich., named John Nathan director of operations.
MBA POLYMERS INC. — Mike Biddle, founder and president of the recycler of plastics from end-of-life durable goods in Richmond, Calif., was named co-winner of the 2012 Gothenburg Award for Sustainable Development, along with Bj"rn S"derberg, the founder of Fair Enterprise Network AB in Sweden.
MICHELMAN INC. — The Cincinnati manufacturer of barrier, functional and decorative coatings named Gilles Le Moigne global sales manager and Valérie Marx marketing associate, both for its fibers and composites unit in Capellen, Luxembourg.
NATIONAL ASSOCIATION FOR PET CONTAINER RESOURCES (NAPCOR) — The trade association in Sonoma, Calif., named Resa Dimino public policy director.
ORION ENGINEERED CARBONS LLC — The carbon black producer in Kingwood, Texas, named J"rg Krüger senior vice president of global operations. He will be based in Frankfurt, Germany.
SARTOMER USA LLC — The specialty chemicals manufacturer in Exton, Pa., named Chris Glover manufacturing director.
SONGWON INDUSTRIAL CO. LTD. — The additives maker in Ulsan, Korea, named Anas Nowarah sales, technical service and marketing manager for the Middle East and Africa region.
TEKNOR APEX CO. — The custom PVC compounds maker in Pawtucket, R.I., named Jeffrey Dickerhoof senior market manager for its thermoplastic elastomers division.
TONER PLASTICS INC. — The manufacturer of custom flexible extrusions in Agawam, Mass., named Jeff Walters vice president of sales and marketing.
WALL COLMONOY CORP. — The Aerobraze Engineered Technologies unit of the heat-transfer technology firm in Madison Heights, Mich., named Ed Ridge chief operating officer and Richard Washnock sales director.
WITTMANN BATTENFELD INC. — The injection molding equipment manufacturer in Torrington, Conn., named Anthony Hernandez the first winner of its Werner Wittmann Scholarship Program, which provides $1,000 a year for four years to a graduating senior of Kennedy High School in Waterbury, Conn. The recipient must be active in its First Robotics Team and be accepted into a college to pursue a technical degree.