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).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.