AGILYX CORP. — The chemical recycler in Tigard, Ore., named Carsten Larsen chief commercial officer and senior vice president of business development.
ASTM INTERNATIONAL — The plastics committee of the standards-development firm in West Conshohocken, Pa., presented the Robert MacFarlane Award of Excellence to Garry Yamashita for his sustained participation, valued leadership and exemplary technical contributions to the committee. Yamashita retired last year as a research scientist at Nova Chemicals Corp.
CDI ENERGY PRODUCTS INC. — The polymer products and components manufacturer in Houston named Clinton Metcalf president.
DIVERSIFIED PLASTICS INC. — The rotational molder in Latta, S.C., named Kaci Clare Maciej business development manager.
ENCINA — The producer of renewable chemicals and fuels from waste plastics in The Woodlands, Texas, named Sheida Sahandy chief sustainability officer.
EXCEL COMPOSITES PLC — The manufacturer of pultruded and pull-wound composites in Vantaa, Finland, named John Mertic sales manager for North America.
INTERNATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF PLASTICS DISTRIBUTION — The trade association in Overland Park, Kan., named board members: Patrick Hatfield, Curbell Plastics Inc.; Hayden Hess, Industrial Plastic Supply Inc.; Richard Miller, Braskem; and Doug Twitchell, 3A Composites USA Inc.
MASSIVIT 3D PRINTING TECHNOLOGIES LTD. — The provider of large-volume 3D printing and equipment in Lod, Israel, named Ben Arnold global vice president of business development.
MOLDED DIMENSIONS LLC — The custom molded rubber and polyurethane products manufacturer in Port Washington, Wis., named Bobby Desai vice president of sales and marketing.
NEXEO PLASTICS — The thermoplastic resin distributor in The Woodlands, Texas, named Nathan Wiker vice president of North America commercial sales.
PACTIV EVERGREEN INC. — The packaging firm in Lake Forest, Ill., named Douglas Owenby chief operations officer, effective Sept. 13.
PELICAN PRODUCTS INC. — The maker of high-performance protective cases in Torrance, Calif., named Shree Khare chief information officer.
PLASTICS INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION — The Washington-based trade association named Danielle Fortunato director of state government affairs.
PLASTICS PIPE INSTITUTE INC. — Douglas Keller, technical lead, Americas, for Equistar Chemicals LP's pipe resins, has been named chairman of the trade association in Irving, Texas.
SPARTECH LLC — The manufacturer of packaging, rollstock materials, specialty products, and visual and structural sheet in Maryland Heights, Mo., named Jiang Li technology manager for its innovation center.
TEKNI-PLEX INC. — The packaging manufacturer in Wayne, Pa., named Chuck Pfister chief financial officer.
VANDEMARK CHEMICAL INC. — The manufacturer of phosgene-based products and intermediates in Lockport, N.Y., named Jeff Davis CEO and president, succeeding Mike Kucharski, who is retiring.
VINMAR POLYMERS AMERICA — The marketing, distribution and project development firm for petrochemical products in Houston named Joanne Tollefson a senior account manager, based in Seattle.
WESTERN PLASTICS ASSOCIATION — The trade group in Sacramento, Calif., named Diane Contreras executive director, succeeding Laurie Hansen, who will remain government affairs director.