Shorewood Packaging, a business of International Paper's Consumer Packaging Groupwww.shorewoodpackaging.comThis new site makes it easier for customers to find information important to their businesses.
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.
Brian Wagner, vice president and chief operations officer at Packaging & Technology Integrated Solutions, notes an underlying communications problem that has helped create a gap between what consumers and retailers want from packaging and what consumer goods companies and their paperboard packaging suppliers are offering.
Side-seal horizontal wrappers and PVC film help contract packager ARI thrive by meeting the secondary packaging needs of its customers, which include many of the nation’s largest consumer products companies.See in-plant video
Petroleum Packaging Council (Chicago, IL) will fund university scholarships to junior and senior packaging science students at Clemson University, Michigan State University and California Polytechnic State University.
Weyerhaeuser Co. (Federal Way, WA) celebrated its 100th anniversary on Jan. 18.Rockwell Automations (Greenville, SC) distribution facility in Crossville, TN, was presented with a Supplier Quality Award from Motion Industries.The foodservice business of International Paper (Memphis, TN) has formed a partnership with Clemson University to help train students in the field of digital design.ISO 9001 certification: Fujioka Newlong Industrial Co.
Multivac (Kansas City, MO): Michel L. Defenbau, CEO, Multivac North and Central America.Klöckner Medipak (Clearwater, FL): Dirk Briskorn, president; Bill Whitesel, vp of operations; Paul Williams, vp, sales, marketing and service.Slautterback Corp.
ISO 9001 certification: Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (Chicago, IL), for its Schaumburg, IL, Atlanta-East, Mishawaka, IN, and Milpitas, CA, flexible and corrugated plants; QPF LLC (Streamwood, IL); International Paper (Purchase, NY), for its Fond du Lac, WI, container plant; Collamat Stralfors AG (Basel, Switzerland); Fanuc Robotics North America, Inc.
Fletcher Challenge Forests (Auckland, New Zealand), International Paper (Purchase, NY), Monsanto Co. (St. Louis, MO) and Westvaco Corp. (New York, NY) will form a forestry biotechnology joint venture to produce and market tree seedlings that will improve forest health and productivity.
International Paper's (Memphis, TN) Consumer Packaging Business has refocused two of its businesses. The company's new Retail Packaging Business (formerly the Folding Carton Div.) and Beverage Packaging Business (formerly the Liquid Packaging Div.) each will focus on the needs of packaging customers and their markets.
International Paper (Purchase, NY) has created a Pressure Sensitive Papers Div., located in De Pere, WI, which brings together the manufacturing, converting and technical resources of the Nicolet, Thilmany and International Paper businesses.
ISO 9002 certification: Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (N. Kingstown, RI) for its Lumirror Div.; Sonoco Industrial Container Division's (Marietta, GA) fiber drum production plant; Atlantis Plastics, Inc.