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Frank Nissel, pioneer of sheet extrusion and co-founder of Welex, passes away at 88

Frank Nissel, whose name and Welex brand are synonymous with plastics sheet extrusion worldwide, passed away August 28, 2014 after a brief illness.
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Companies

Pro Mach, Inc.’s ID Technology division has acquired The Glennon Group, a provider of labeling, marking, and packaging systems and services throughout the Midwest.
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Companies

Rovema Packaging Machines appointed Resolutions Technologies Corp. as its Western Canada agent.
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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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Supplier news: International agreements

IWKA AG (Karlsruhe, Germany) has taken over the packaging technology div. of Jagenberg AG (Düsseldorf, Germany). Concurrently, IWKA has sold its defense technology div.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Graham Packaging Latin America, LLC, a subsidiary of Graham Packaging Co. (York, PA), has formed Graham Packaging Argentina, S.A. (York, PA), and acquired LidoPlast, S.A.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Graham Packaging Co., L.P. (York, PA) will invest up to $50 million over five years in a new 45ꯠ sq' preform center in Darlington County, SC.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Graham Packaging Co., LP (York, PA) has invested $30 million in a new mfg. plant in York, PA., where new single-serve PET bottle technologies will be explored
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Supplier news: Achievements

Welch's has named Graham Packaging (York, PA) as the recipient of the "Welch's Supplier of the Year" award for 1998.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Graham Packaging Co. (York, PA) announced the purchase of five plant operations from CarnaudMetalbox (Philadelphia, PA), a div. of Crown, Cork and Seal.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

The Blackstone Group's (New York, NY) private equity fund, Blackstone Capital Partners III, has signed an agreement to invest in Graham Packaging Co.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Graham Packaging Latin America's (York, PA) subsidiary, Graham Packaging do Brasil (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil), has purchased Rheem Graham (Rio de Janeiro, Brazil).
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Supplier news: International agreements

Graham Packaging (York, PA) and Lido Plast (Buenos Aires, Argentina) are forming a joint-venture called Lido Plast-Graham (Buenos Aires, Argentina) that will produce plastic packages for food, personal care, household products and auto lubricants.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Tetra Pak (Chicago, IL) and the Graham Packaging Group (York, PA) plan to expand their recently-formed global alliance for the dairy business. That includes entry into the U.S.