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Placon acquires Plastic Packaging Corporation

Seeking to offer foodservice customers a larger breadth of packaging options to choose from, Placon, custom and stock rigid thermoformed packaging designer and manufacturer, has completed the acquisition of rigid plastic container manufacturer, Plastic Packaging Corporation.
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Placon unveils new corporate rebranding effort for medical division, plans Web site redesign in 2013

Placon, thermoformer of custom and stock retail and food, medical packaging products, as well as recycled PET materials, unveiled its new corporate rebranding effort for its medical division at Pack Expo 2012. Effective immediately, all Placon medical will be marketed under the Barger™ (formerly referred to as Barger Packaging, Inc.) name.
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Placon Corporation acquires Barger Packaging

Placon Corporation of Madison, WI strengthens its position as a leading provider of medical packaging with the acquisition of Barger Packaging, Inc., a thermoform manufacturer of packaging for the medical and pharmaceutical industries.
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Industry Watch

A quick run-down on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people.
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Placon receives ISO 14001 certification

Placon has announced that it has obtained certification to ISO 14001:2004, the international standard that specifies a process for controlling and improving an organization's environmental performance.   
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People

Max Garcia has been hired as a field service technician based in Mexico City, Mexico, for Multivac (Kansas City, MO). Bob Koch has been named director of sales, food div.
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Achievements

International Paper (Purchase, NY) has donated $100ꯠ to the new Paper Industry Intl. Hall of Fame in Appleton, WI.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Placon (Madison, WI) has received its record 10th "Partners in Quality" award from SC Johnson.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Placon Corp. (Madison, WI): Jon Alexander, corporate vp; Greg Harper, corporate vp; Dan Mohs, corporate vp.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Placon Corp. (Madison, WI): Jan Acker, COO.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Placon Corp. (Madison, WI) was awarded Qualified Supplier by Moen's (Holmstead, OH) new EPICS (Effective Partnerships Increase Customer Satisfaction) supply management process.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Placon (Madison, WI) was the first company to earn the "Partners in Quality Award" from SC Johnson Wax, Racine, WI.