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O-I officially opened a glass manufacturing plant in Windsor, CO, which will produce more than 1 billion bottles annually.
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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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(Left to right) Baron Georges Jacobs, chairman of the executive committee of UCB Films PLC (Wigton, Cumbria, United Kingdom), William Lowther, dir.
LMC Intl. (Elmhurst, IL) appointed John Molinaro to the position of regional sales manager.
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People

TricorBraun (St. Louis, MO) hired Mark Polivka as the vp of supply chain management.
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Composite tube

Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA) introduced a multi-substrate composite tube that enables packaged goods companies to showcase products ranging from premium spirits to confectionery.
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People

–Kisters Kayat (Edgewater, FL) hired Michael Brancato as vp, sales and marketing.
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Industry watch: Companies

Marconi Data Systems Inc. (Wood Dale, IL) has signed a definitive agreement with Danaher Corp. (Washington, D.C.) where Danaher will purchase Marconi Data Systems for $400 million USD.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Caraustar Industries (Atlanta, GA) has completed its acquisition of Chesapeake Fiber Packaging Corp. (Baltimore, MD).
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Kalamazoo Label Co. (Kalamazoo, MI); Marpac Industries, Inc. (Waldwick, NJ) for its Kingston, NY, facility; Chesapeake Display and Packaging Co.
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Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA): Robert F. Schick, vp, containers.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Chesapeake Corp. will sell its West Point, VA, kraft products mill, four box plants, and other related assets to St. Laurent Paperboard Inc.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA) reached a preliminary agreement in principle for St. Laurent Paperboard Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) to purchase Chesapeake's West Point, VA, kraft products mill, four box plants and other related assets.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA): William T. Tolley, CFO.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Chesapeake Corp. (Richmond, VA) has split its packaging business into corrugated container, graphic packaging and display operations.