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Crown Partners with Clemson for Packaging Education Program

Crown Holdings, Inc. the world leader in metal packaging technology, has become the first corporate “Partner in Packaging,” a new initiative of the Packaging Science Program at Clemson University.
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Pro Mach names new President of end-of-line packaging business unit

Barry Heiser has been named President of Pro Mach's End-of-Line Business unit.
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Industry Watch

Companies:Payne has established a second print operation at its plant in Richmond, VA.
Clemson students check for pouch leaks on this integrity tester.
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Clemson links students to 'real-world' packaging

Co-ops with packaging companies, on-site materials research, and ongoing communication with faculty and business professionals help Clemson packaging students ‘hit the ground running.’
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In Memoriam

Dr. Jorge A. Marcondes, Clemson University, passed away June 24, 2004.
Bill McDonough spoke eloquently on 
cradle-to-cradle design (above), sparking thoughtful discussion among participants (right).
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Cradle-to-cradle catches on

Leading consumer products companies and materials suppliers intend to form an industry working group to tackle cradle-to-cradle package design.
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People

Terce Henriquez was promoted to vp of global label sales by AET Films (New Castle, DE).
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Industry watch: Education

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.
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Achievements

—Packaging Corp. of America (Lake Forest, IL) has established an e-storefront in the Paperloop.com (San Francisco, CA) marketplace. —Cargill Dow LLC’s (Minneapolis, MN) NatureWorks™ PLA was awarded the Dept.
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Southpack offers packaging solutions

Running April 24 to 26 in Atlanta, Southpack 2001 is right in the back yard of 77ꯠ manufacturing companies. Some 500 exhibitors will display their wares.
Creative Packaging Corp. accepts the McKesson Supplier Certification Award: (from left) Tom Wilcox, Wade Utsunomiya, Jerry Somme
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Achievements

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.
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Achievements

Weyerhaeuser Co. (Federal Way, WA) celebrated its 100th anniversary on Jan. 18.—Rockwell Automation’s (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.
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Supplier news: Achievements

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: America’s Most Successful Small Manufacturers for 1999.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Rockwell Automation (Greenville, SC) has given a $1 million endowment to Clemson University to fund scholarships for students in mechanical eng. and electrical eng.—Liberty Paper, Inc.
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Supplier news: Achievements

David "Matt" Wells, a student at Clemson University, Clemson, SC, has been awarded the 1998 TAPPI Corrugated Containers Div. Scholarship, endowed by Bobst Group Inc.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Kenneth S. Marsh was named the first holder of the Cryovac Trustees Chair in Packaging Science at Clemson University.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Polyfibron Technologies, Inc. (Atlanta, GA) donated a Letterflex 3048 liquid photopolymer platemaking system to Clemson University's Graphic Communications program.
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Supplier news: Achievements

DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers (Wilmington, DE) donated $250ꯠ to Clemson University for a new packaging evaluation laboratory.
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Only leaders need apply

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.
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Supplier news: Achievements

A recent endowment given by Dow Chemical (Midland, MI) allows Sonoco Packaging Science Lab, located at Clemson University (Clemson, SC) to produce a plastic film extrusion system.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Clemson University (Clemson, SC) has installed its third corona treater donated by Enercon Industries Corp. (Menomonee Falls, WI).