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Companies

Fanuc Robotics America, Inc.
Last month, Tetra Pak (Lund, Sweden) invited members of the international trade press to its 50th anniversary held at its facili
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Companies

LMC Intl. (Elmhurst, IL) and Dhiman Industries (Punjab, India) formed a strategic marketing agreement for the sales and service of Dhiman confectionery packaging machines in North America.
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Supplier news: International agreements

DSM Performance Polymers (Sittard, the Netherlands) has been renamed DSM Polypropylenes and will sell its ABS business, including the trade names Ronfalin® and Stapron® N, to BASF Corp.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Polymerland, Inc. (Huntersville, NC) and BASF (Mount Olive, NJ) have announced a distribution alliance in which Polymerland will distribute BASF PS materials.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

BASF (Mount Olive, NJ): John J. Kline, group vp and Kevin McQuade, director of mktg. & sales, for the PS business.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

BASF Plastics (Mt. Olive, NJ) has doubled its production of Nylon 6 engineering resins at its Freeport, TX, plant by expanding by 70 million lb/yr.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

BASF Corp. (Mount Olive, NJ) has closed its 80 million lb/yr PS manufacturing facility in Holyoke, MA, and will accelerate the closing of its 75 million lb/yr PS plant in Santa Ana, CA, originally scheduled to close by late 1998.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

BASF Corp. (Mount Olive, NJ) has started up its new PS plant, with a production capacity of 315 million lb/yr, in Altamira, Mexico.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Tuscarora Inc. (New Brighton, PA) acquired EPS (Moulders) Ltd. (Livingston, Scotland), a manufacturer of custom molded EPS. Tuscarora has also announced an agreement with BASF (Ludwigshafen, Germany) to conduct a joint feasibility study into the development of the EPS molding business in Brazil.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: ITW Angleboard's (Glenview, IL) Loveland, OH, plant; Jefferson Smurfit's (St. Louis, MO) Corona, CA, Boston, MA, and Shelby, NC, container plants, as well as its Ft.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

BASF Corp. (Mount Olive, NJ) is building a 240-million-lb/yr high-impact PS production line at its Joliet, IL, plant, to be completed in 1998.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

BASF Corp. Plastic Materials (Mt. Olive, NJ) plans a 70-million lb/yr expansion for its Freeport, TX, nylon 6 engineering resin plant.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

BASF Corp. (Mount Olive, NJ) has expanded low-residual, high-heat crystal polystyrene resin capacity at its Joliet, IL, plant by 40 million lb/yr.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9002 registration: Bemis Co.'s Pepperell, MA. plant; Jefferson Smurfit Corp's Anderson, IN, container plant; Rex-Rosenlew Intl. Inc.
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Supplier news: Achievements

BASF Corp. Plastic Material business group (Parsippany, NJ) has received ISO 9002 certification for its Parsippany and Wyandotte, MI, facilities.