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Sidel creates Engineering & Conveying unit

Sidel is responding to customer demand by creating the “Engineering & Conveying” business unit to focus on optimizing existing bottling lines, rather than investing in new production capacity.
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Sidel names Mart Tiismann new president

After two years working side by side, Mart Tiismann has succeeded Gérard Stricher as president and CEO of Sidel.
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People

Sato Corp. appointed J. Michael Fowler director of Sato Intl. Pte Ltd. as well as president of Sato Holding Americas, Inc.
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Kliklok-Woodman and CMD Corp.
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Exact Packaging, Inc.
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CCL Plastic Packaging (Los Angeles, CA) formed an alliance with Weener Plastik Packaging Group (Weener, Germany.) CCL will have exclusive license and distribution rights in the U.S.
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McCormick & Co., Inc.
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Pester USA Pac Automation (Allendale, NJ) (above) doubled the size of its U.S. headquarters by adding 18ꯠ sq’.
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Sidel (above) has opened a new plant in Parma, Italy, dedicated to assembling filling machines.
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Resina West (Murrieta, CA) acquired the assets of The New Resina Corp. (Brooklyn, NY).
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–Aetna Group has located its U.S. div. in a 77ꯠ sq’ facility in Duluth, GA. –MeadWestvaco Corp.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sidel (La Havre, France) has acquired Norden Pac (Kalmar, Sweden).—Pinnacle Automation (St. Louis, MO) has been acquired by FKI plc (Loughborough, U.K.).—Amcor Twinpak North America (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has reached an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Stevens Flexible Packaging, Inc.