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Companies

Sonoco is manufacturing self-heating containers at a plant in Wausau, WI. Sun Chemical has formed Sun Chemical Security, a new global business unit that will provide a wide range of products used to print packages that incorporate security measures.
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Conductive Inks: RFID's silver lining?

If RFID is going to make it to the item level, package printers are likely to play a leading role.
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People

Roman M. Eckols was named president and CEO of B&H Labeling Systems.
One form of packaging security being used more frequently is the use of color shifting inks that show as different colors depend
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Package security demands linking of strategy, technology

Tactics such as DNA taggants and color-shifting inks have to be married with strategies that include tight supply-chain security.
FDA's Counterfeit Drug Task Force is more focused on RX drugs than OTC products
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Anticounterfeiting: the urgency grows

Prescription drugs come first, but efforts could encompass OTC, too.
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Flexible winners strike gold

Winners of the Flexible Packaging Assn.’s 2004 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards demonstrate the impact of technology on the form and function of flexible packaging.
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Companies

Pactiv (Lake Forest, IL) will purchase the plastic packaging assets of Rock-Tenn Co.
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Companies

Morrison Timing Screw (Glenwood, IL) modernized its 15-year-old logo.
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Resina West (Murrieta, CA) acquired the assets of The New Resina Corp. (Brooklyn, NY).
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Klöckner Pentaplast (Gordonsville, VA) unveils a new logo moving into 2003.
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Companies

Interfilm Holdings (Piedmont, SC) will begin slitting and distributing Cellophane™ films for certain narrow-web customers of UCB Films (Smyrna, GA) located primarily in North America.
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Companies

Rohm and Haas (Philadelphia, PA) is relocating its pilot coating and lamination equipment to a new facility at its Ringwood, IL mfg. facility.
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Companies

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP (Houston, TX) relocated its worldwide headquarters from downtown Houston to 10001 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands, TX.
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Companies

–Rohm and Haas Co. (Philadelphia, PA) has started production of adhesives for the Latin American Region at its new Brazilian adhesives plant in Jacare’.
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Domestic acquisitions, agreements

MAN Roland Inc. (Westmont, IL) has entered into a cooperative agreement with Flint Ink North America (Ann Arbor, MI) designed to boost pressroom performance for North American printers.
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Relocations, expansions

Mitsubishi Polyester Film (Greer, SC) broke ground for a new film production facility in Greer, SC, on April 18, 2001. —EaglePack Corp.
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Converting technologies into solutions

CMM’s 13th biennial exposition in April plans to offer answers for converting and package printing industries, through what it calls its most comprehensive educational program ever.
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Domestic acquisitions, agreements

SWF Companies (Sanger, CA) has acquired Salwasser Mfg. Co., Inc. (Reedley, CA).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Flint Ink Corp. (Ann Arbor, MI) has opened a 60ꯠ sq' fluid packaging ink plant in Lebanon, OH. The new site uses a fully integrated process control system to manage all aspects of production.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Moulded Fibre Technology (Scarborough, ME), for its Clinton, IA, plant; Flint Ink (Detroit, MI), for its Westland, MI, plant.
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Supplier news: Achievements

H. Howard Flint, II of Flint Ink Corp. has been chosen as the 1998 Gravure Person of the Year by the Gravure Assn. of America.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Flint Ink Corp. (Detroit, MI) and The Valspar Corp. (Minneapolis, MN) have signed an agreement to allow Flint Ink to distribute Valspar's flexible packaging coatings in the U.S.