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New or Enhanced Web Sites

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.
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And the Grammy goes to...

In a ceremony recognizing technical achievement, the National Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences awarded the 2003 Grammy for Best Recording Package to Ani DiFranco’s “Evolve” (Righteous Babe Records) and the Best Boxed or special Limited Edition Package to Miles Davis’ “The Complete Jack Johnson Sessions” (Sony Music Entertainment).
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Boxed package sings for music anthology

Specialty packaging components nicely suit a Grammy-nominated music collection for Harry Belafonte's "The Long Road to Freedom: An Anthology of Black Music." Released by Budda Records/BMG Heritage last September, the collection is housed in a custom collector's box from Shorewood Packaging (New York, NY).
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Appointments, promotions

Alvey Systems, Inc. (St. Louis, MO): Douglas M. Westerman, dir., Central Region; Bruce Bleikamp, account mgr., Major Account Development; Steven Cohron, account mgr., Major Account Development; Hank Kirk, account mgr., Major Account Development.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Sidel (La Havre, France) has acquired Norden Pac (Kalmar, Sweden).—Pinnacle Automation (St. Louis, MO) has been acquired by FKI plc (Loughborough, U.K.).—Amcor Twinpak North America (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has reached an agreement to acquire a majority interest in Stevens Flexible Packaging, Inc.
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New CD case proves sturdier

Record label 32 Records wants to distinguish itself in the industry not only by the jazz artists it carries, but also by using a distinctive case for its CDs.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Shorewood Packaging (New York, NY): Howard M. Liebman, president.
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Package design goes for the gold

In this year's annual Clio Awards a history-making computer game and a new beer take home two of many prizes.
The Golden Cylinder Awards competition recognizes excellence in gravure printing. Shown here are three of the packaging winners:
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Gravure printing goes for the gold

This year's winners in the Golden Cylinder Awards competition include packages for golf balls, root beer and oil filters.
Vividly decorated three-dimensional comp boxes for computer games such as these have helped Eidos sway retail buyers to stock th
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Eidos plays no games in making package comps

Colorful game box comps produced digitally help Eidos Interactive sell computer games to retail buyers before boxes are created for production.
Taylor Made?s Moisture Block? sleeve is said to protect golf balls from absorbing moisture, which causes velocity loss in the b
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Can packaging improve one's golf game?

An innovative plastic 'sleeve' keeps golf balls fresh while providing an excellent barrier to distance-robbing moisture.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Shorewood Packaging Corp. (New York, NY) has completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Queen's Group, Inc. (Queen's, NY).
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Supplier news: International agreements

Westvaco Corp. (New York, NY) will spend approximately $25 million to acquire a 45% interest in Shorewood Packaging Corp.'s (New York, NY) Chinese operations, which include a new 125ꯠ sq' consumer packaging plant in Guangzhou, China.
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Registration is Paramount to video success

Paramount Home Video's holographic carton for Star Trek Generations sells out its entire production run. Registering process printing to full-coverage holographics is a first.
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Maxfli establishes new identity

When number-three golf ball maker Maxfli discovered that focus groups of golfers knew its product but couldn't recall the logo or packaging, it was time for a redesign.