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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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Companies

Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LP (Houston, TX) relocated its worldwide headquarters from downtown Houston to 10001 Six Pines Drive, The Woodlands, TX.
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International agreements

Cinven (London, England) has signed a contract to acquire the companies of Klöckner-Werke AG (Duisburg, Germany). —VantagePoint Group (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) has entered into a strategic agreement with Pivotal Corp.
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Aseptic drink box recyclable in Canada

What was once reviled by environmentalists in the United States and was actually banned in the state of Maine in the early ‘90s is now the recipient of an environmental award in Canada. A new 250-ml recyclable Tetra® Prisma aseptic carton, which holds Oasis Health Break juice cocktails from A. Lassonde, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, received an Envirowise Award for its recyclability from the Packaging Association of Canada in April ’01.
Brentwood Industries (Reading, PA) has begun construction on a new 200,000 sq' facility to house its Specialty Products Div.
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Relocations, expansions

—Doyen (Lakeland, FL) has established a holding company known as Doyen Group PLC, the overall holding company for Doyen’s five operations.
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Appointments, promotions

Enercon (Menomonee Falls, WI): August Ray, vp, advertising. Moen Industries, Inc. (Santa Fe Springs, CA): Paul Martinez, dir., marketing and sales.
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Appointments, promotions

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL): Edwin W. Parkinson, president, CEO. —The New Resina® Corp. (Brooklyn, NY): Andrew May, president.
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Grape grower adds 'zip' to bag

A new bag with a sliding zipper keeps a grower’s grapes unitized and adds consumer convenience. The gussetted bags also display well on store shelves.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Glen Arnold, president and CEO of Great Lakes Packaging, has received the 1999 Director of the Year award from the Independent Business Assn. of Wisconsin.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Arpac® (Schiller Park, IL) has acquired Great Lakes Corp. (Chicago, IL).
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Great Lakes Packaging Corp. (Germantown, WI): Jeff Core, designer; Joe Jankowski, sales.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Greif Brothers Corp. (Delaware, OH) has entered into a definitive agreement with Great Lakes Corrugated Corp. (Toledo, OH) to purchase the co., which will become a wholly-owned subsidiary of Greif Bros.
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Supplier news: Achievements

Great Lakes Packaging Corp. (Germantown, WI) received 2nd place in the self-promotion category of Package Printing and Converting's 1998 Excellence Awards competition.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Great Lakes Packaging (Germantown, WI): Deborah Gilbertson, graphic sales rep.
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Supplier news: Retirements

Jack A. Hutton has retired from Great Lakes Corp. (Chicago, IL). He was national sales manager from 1982 to 1990, then was promoted to sr vp, sales and marketing.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Great Lakes Corp. (Chicago, IL): Jackson Hutton, natl. sales mgr.; Geoff G. Perez, Western regional sales mgr.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 certification: Edson Packaging Machinery Ltd. (Hamilton, Ontario, Canada); Great Lakes Packaging Corp. (Germantown, WI); Jefferson Smurfit Corp.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Great Lakes Packaging Corp. (Germantown, WI): Carrie Budde, customer service rep.; Diane Knop, customer service rep.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Great Lakes Packaging Corp. (Germantown, WI): Jeff Craig, product mgr., graphics accounts; LeRoy Schramm, planning mgr., new product development.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Great Lakes Corp. (Chicago, IL) has consolidated Chicago operations under one roof, adding 12귔 sq' to its headquarters. The company has also expanded its Palm Coast, FL, facility by 20ꯠ sq'.
As shown in two views (above), boxed faucets emerge bundled in film as they discharge from an automatic shrink wrapping machine
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Bundlers shrink Price Pfister's material expenses

By shrink bundling boxed faucets rather than packing them into a corrugated master shipper, Price Pfister saves on material costs, while increasing efficiency and freeing up warehouse space.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Great Lakes Packaging Corp. (Germantown, WI): Charles Maring, Madison, WI, area sales mgr.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Nefab Inc. (Chicago, IL) has appointed Great Lakes Packing Systems, Inc. (Itasca, IL) as its master distributor.
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Mexico beckons U.S. packagers

More visitors from South and North America are expected for Expopak '96, Mexico's largest packaging exhibition, planned for June 25 to 28. U.S. and U.S.-related companies will play a major role.
Each vf/f/s machine is paired with a volumetric cup filler to crank out bags of berries at about 40/min
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Berry bagging gets better

Northland Cranberries installed eight volumetric fillers and as many vf/f/s machines for its line of branded fresh fruit. Automation increases its case-per-day capacity by 50%.
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Shrink wrappers energize vitamin maker

California-based Pharmavite's shrink wrappers with customized infeeds boost speed and reduce changeover time for bundled multipacks of bottled vitamins and food supplements.