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Exopack, Kobusch, and PerfoTec form alliance

An innovative technology for advancing the shelf life of packaged fresh produce will now be available from both Exopack and Kobusch following the signing of a contract for a strategic alliance between the two flexible packaging converters and PerfoTec B.V. (PerfoTec).
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Exopack appoints Miles McHugh CFO

Exopack has announced the appointment of Miles McHugh to the position of Chief Financial Officer, replacing Dave Ziegler, who assumed the responsibilities of interim Chief Financial Officer in late November 2011.
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Exopack names Chris Ragot CEO

Exopack has appointed Christian Ragot as Chief Executive Officer of its Flexible Packaging and Coatings Solutions Company.
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Exopack announces completion of recapitalization

Exopack Holding Corp., an affiliate of Sun Capital, has announced the completion of a recapitalization of the company's capital structure which includes a $350 million senior secured term loan facility, a $235 million senior note offering at 10%, and a $75 million revolving line of credit.  
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Industry Watch

  A quick run-down on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people.
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Exopack and INDEVCO sign joint venture agreement

Exopack has signed a joint venture agreement with Lebanon-based INDEVCO to manufacture co-extruded polyethylene film in the Middle East,
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INDUSTRY WATCH

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Exopack names Tom Vale COO

Exopack announces that Tom Vale has been named Chief Operating Officer.
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Companies

Leister Process Technologies, Sarnen, Switzerland, formed a new master distribution network for the United States. The U.S. market will be serviced by the following factory-trained sales and service centers: Assembly Supplies Co., western region; Heely-Brown Co., southeast region; Hy-Tech Products, midwest; and Malcom Co., northeast region.
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People

Gordon B. Bonfield was appointed president and CEO of R. A. Jones & Co.
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People

Afflink (Tuscaloosa, AL) hired Dennis Riffer (above) to the position of executive vp, business development.
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Sustainable packaging coalition forms

In November, a group of two dozen packaging professionals from companies such as Coca-Cola, Estée Lauder/Aveda, Masterfoods, Nike, PepsiCo, Starbucks, and Unilever agreed to form the Sustainable Packaging Coalition.
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Companies

Exopack (Spartanburg, SC) acquired the remaining operating assets of Plassein Intl.
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People

Harold Bevis (above) was named president and CEO of Pliant Corp. (Schaumburg, IL).
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Companies

McCormick & Co., Inc.
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Pester USA Pac Automation (Allendale, NJ) (above) doubled the size of its U.S. headquarters by adding 18ꯠ sq’.
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Sidel (above) has opened a new plant in Parma, Italy, dedicated to assembling filling machines.
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Sonic Air Systems (Brea, CA) moved its headquarters to 1050 Beacon St., Brea, CA, 92821, phone: 800/827-6642, fax: 714/255-8366.
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(Left to right) Baron Georges Jacobs, chairman of the executive committee of UCB Films PLC (Wigton, Cumbria, United Kingdom), William Lowther, dir.
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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Achievements

–The Institute of Packaging Professionals (Naperville, IL) announced that Paul J. Zepf has been named Member of the Year. –Exopack (Spartanburg, SC) received the 2001 Monsanto Supplier Quality Recognition Award for outstanding product quality and service.
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Achievements

Arlington Press Pharmaceutical Packaging (Schaumburg, IL), a wholly owned business unit of Impaxx, Inc., has been certified by AstraZeneca to deliver products to its Westborough, MA, facility without incoming inspections.