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In Memoriam

Harvey Dushkin, a 20-year veteran of Texberry Container in Houston and a great ambassador not only for the National Assn. of Container Distributors but for the world of packaging at large, died of leukemia in July of 2000.
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Achievements

Westvaco (New York, NY) has received the wildlife stewardship and forest management awards which are presented annually by the American Forest and Paper Assn.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Plastofilm Industries, Inc. (Wheaton, IL), an Ivex Co., announced a joint venture with Allplax (Salinas, PR) to create Plastofilm PR, Inc.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Plastofilm Industries Inc. (Wheaton, IL) was acquired by Ivex Packaging Corp. (Lincolnshire, IL)
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Supplier news: International agreements

Plastofilm Industries Inc. (Wheaton, IL) opened European corporate offices in Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Ivex Packaging Corp. (Lincolnshire, IL) has acquired CFI Industries Inc. (Wheaton, IL) for about $18 million.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Alusuisse-Lonza Holding Ltd. (Zurich, Switzerland) has acquired Wheaton Inc. (Millville, NJ).
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Supplier news: International agreements

Alusuisse-Lonza Holding AG (Zurich, Switzerland) has agreed to acquire Wheaton Inc. (Millville, NJ) for more than $400 million.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Plastofilm Industries Inc. (Wheaton, IL) has announced its expansion into Enniskillen, Northern Ireland.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 registration: Georgia Pacific Corp.'s (Atlanta, GA) Technology & Development Center for its quality systems; Cincinnati Milacron Marketing Co's.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Plastofilm Industries (Wheaton, IL): Robert W. George, president and chief operating officer.