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DAK Americas names Jorge Young president and CEO

DAK Americas LLC (DAK) has announced that Jorge Young has been promoted to the position of President and Chief Executive Officer, assuming the positions with the retirement of Hector Camberos.
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DAK Americas completes acquisition of Wellman's PET business

DAK Americas LLC (DAK) has announced that it has completed the acquisition of the PET Resins business of Wellman, Inc., bringing DAK Americas total PET resin production capacity to more than 4.3 billion pounds annually (1,945 KTons) in the Americas.
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Industry Watch

A quick run-down on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people.
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Industry watch

 
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Companies

Kliklok-Woodman and CMD Corp.
Joe Angel, publisher of Packaging World, congratulates Linc Jepson (left) on his retirement from NJM/CLI at Pack Expo Internatio
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People

Ruth J. Mack was elected vice president of Alcoa and group president of packaging and consumer products.
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PET bottle resin companies seek relief

An organization called the U.S. PET Resin Producers Coalition in late March filed petitions with the United States Department of Commerce and International Trade Commission requesting an investigation of unfair trade practices by PET resin producers in India, Indonesia, Thailand, and Taiwan.
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Companies

Pester USA Pac Automation (Allendale, NJ) (above) doubled the size of its U.S. headquarters by adding 18ꯠ sq’.
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Mid-size companies combining to compete

Manufacturers desiring to do business with fewer suppliers are now driving many small to mid-size packaging makers to become merger partners. So says a study from DAK Corporate Investors (Rochelle Park, NJ), an investment bank serving mid-size companies ($5 million to $50 million in sales).