The Corrugated Containers Div. of TAPPI (Atlanta, GA) has received a pledge of $10ꯠ in scholarship money from Mitsubishi Heavy Industries. BST Pro Mark (Elmhurst, IL) has donated a web-inspection system to Clemson University.
Packaging Corp. of America (Lake Forest, IL) has established an e-storefront in the Paperloop.com (San Francisco, CA) marketplace. Cargill Dow LLCs (Minneapolis, MN) NatureWorks PLA was awarded the Dept.
Petroleum Packaging Council (Chicago, IL) will fund university scholarships to junior and senior packaging science students at Clemson University, Michigan State University and California Polytechnic State University.
Weyerhaeuser Co. (Federal Way, WA) celebrated its 100th anniversary on Jan. 18.Rockwell Automations (Greenville, SC) distribution facility in Crossville, TN, was presented with a Supplier Quality Award from Motion Industries.The foodservice business of International Paper (Memphis, TN) has formed a partnership with Clemson University to help train students in the field of digital design.ISO 9001 certification: Fujioka Newlong Industrial Co.
Packaging Concepts + Design (Madison Heights, MI) was recognized by Johnson Controls Corp. for its outstanding performance in 1999 and was awarded the North American Supplier Leadership bronze award.Sertapak Group (Woodstock, Ontario, Canada) received ISTA Certification for its testing laboratory facility.Industry Week magazine has named Multisorb (West Seneca, NY) as one of the IW Growing Companies 25: Americas Most Successful Small Manufacturers for 1999.
In the year 2000, say Packaging World sources, the key ingredient in a director of packaging will be dynamic leadership skills. The candidate had better be a people person, too, and be able to wear a number of interdisciplinary hats.