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CPA selects slate of officers and directors

With the Contract Packaging Association’s new fiscal year beginning July 1, 2007, the following individuals have been nominated and elected or appointed to their current positions.
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Executing 'design to manufacture'

Honeywell turns to a ‘virtual factory’ in creating products that organize mom’s car. A contract packager takes the point in assuring that a design concept works in production.
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Honeywell's clutter-management products court 'soccer moms'

Innovation brings women to an aisle in the store—auto care—they don’t normally frequent, and integration of a network of vendors gives Honeywell a ‘virtual factory.’
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2007 AmeriStar competition opens

IoPP welcomes entries for its AmeriStar package competition, which honors the best packages of the year selected from 15 categories.
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Tegrant Corporation divulges details, vision

Ron Leach, president and CEO of Tegrant Corporation, discusses the implications of the newly formed company in the packaging market.
Feet on a mock clamshell blister for the Crayola Color Wonder Activity kit allow it to stand up on the store shelf. The retailer
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Finger paint kit 'stands up' at retailer's command (sidebar)

Not only do packagers have to develop packages for specific distribution channels. Increasingly, they have to develop packages for specific retailers.
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Alloyd introduces new generation Aergo sealing machine

The Alloyd Company has introduced an entirely new blister sealing machine that combines ergonomic enhancements with a unique process that enables it to seal both plastic-to-plastic and blister-to-card packages.
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Companies

Exopack (Spartanburg, SC) acquired the remaining operating assets of Plassein Intl.
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SCA to acquire Alloyd

SCA has reached an agreement to acquire Alloyd Co.
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Security measures (sidebar)

Thermoforms add scents of security
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People

Adhesives Research, Inc.
The Blue Bar HL
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SouthPack roundup

Here's a brief glimpse of new things seen at the 2003 Southpack show that ran April 30 and May 1 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center.
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Plastic-to-plastic sealing

Model 8SRP1216 eight-station plastic-to-plastic sealing machine has a new hot/cold sealing process—conventional heat plate followed by a water-cooled press—that allows high-volume production of blisters and clamshells.
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Hardware clutter cutters

The National Hardware Show reveals improvements that leverage packaging through distinctive appeal.
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IOPP 2002 AmeriStar Awards (Continued 3)

Terro Outdoor Ant KillerBest of Category: Outdoor & Gardening Senoret Chemical Co.'s Terro Outdoor Ant Killer is the first application of the stand-up, ShakerPAK dispensing pouch with handles.
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Companies

–Rohm and Haas Co. (Philadelphia, PA) has started production of adhesives for the Latin American Region at its new Brazilian adhesives plant in Jacare’.
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Appointments, promotions

Primo Angeli Inc. (San Francisco, CA): Richard Scheve, creative dir.; Lynn Ritts, creative dir.; Brian Lovell, creative dir.; Aaron Stapley, creative dir.
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International agreements

—Pactiv Corp.’s (Lake Forest, IL) Sengewald business unit is joining forces with Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc. (Addison, IL) to announce a global strategic partnership for medical packaging.
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Appointments, promotions

Wepackit Inc. (Orangeville, Ontario, Canada): JP Perreault, dir., marketing and business development. —Wago Corp. (Germantown, WI): Robert Mehalick, marketing mgr.
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All-purpose medical pack

An award-winning thermoform package for Becton Dickinson’s surgical scalpel serves as a sterile barrier, a protective shipper, a sterile transfer tray from preparation to operating rooms and a point-of-use product dispenser. A blue-tint PETG outer tray, HIPS inner tray and a Tyvek lid replace an injection-molded box and foam insert.
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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.
A special pull-tab on the back of the blister permits easy opening with three-side perforating of the blister. The blister also
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BIC says 'opaa' to shaver packaging

Developed and molded in the U.S., new blister packs for premium disposable shavers are filled in Greece, then shipped back to the U.S. for marketing.
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BIC says 'opaa' to shaver packaging (sidebar)

Automated lines, mostly
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

UCB Films (Wigton, Cumbria, England) will invest $50 million throughout the next year to increase its production capacity for specialty coated films.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Alloyd Co. (DeKalb, IL): John Hoffman, account mgr.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL) will be opening a new thermoforming facility in Eupora, MS.
3Commonality2 is one of the features of Coleman1s packages for both smoke alarms and carbon monoxide detectors. Package size an
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Coleman's Sheltra packs for convenience

New clamshell packs for smoke and gas detectors went through many versions, but samples were available in time for the buying season. Now the consumer-oriented packs are filling the retail pipeline.
At the eject station of the blister sealing machine, three vacuum pick-up arms place finished packages blister-side down  in the
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Eclectic 'sticks' with sealers

A brand new blister packager tied into an automatic collating and case packing system lets this adhesives manufacturer keep up with fast-growing sales.
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Supplier news: International agreements

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL) has acquired Atlantic Thermoform Corp. (Juncos, P.R.).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL) announces the formation of Alloyd Medical Products Div., focusing on producing custom-thermoformed trays and heat sealing machines for the medical industry.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Alloyd Co. (DeKalb, IL): John P. McNulty, dir. of medical sales.
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Oral-B, Nickelodeon brush up on oral care graphics

Last month, Belmont, CA-based Oral-B Laboratories introduced a line of collectible tooth brushes and pastes branded with children's cable television network Nickelodeon(TM) and its hit show, "Rugrats." Designed by Kornick Lindsay (Chicago, IL), the colorful packaging/product is part of "a strategic partnership between Oral-B and Nickelodeon in which the packaging helps fight the battle to get kids to brush and make it a better experience," says Sheree Lucas, Oral-B product manager.
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Supplier news: Achievements

ISO 9001 certification: Alloyd Co. (DeKalb, IL) for its DeKalb, IL, and Fontana, CA, facilities.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL) has purchased Callanan Co. (Elk Grove Village, IL).
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Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL): Jim Price, sr vp, sales and mktg.
High gloss is one of the characteristics of calendered plastic sheet (above) that makes it appealing to thermoformers. The speci
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Gauging demand for calendered plastics

Consistent sheet thickness and economics make calendered plastics appealing to thermoformers. How are plastics calendered? What are the current developments in calendering? Packaging World takes a look.
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Gauging demand for calendered plastics (sidebar)

Calendering developments show steady growth
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL) signed a letter of intent for the acquisition of Callanan Co. (Elk Grove Village, IL).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Alloyd Co., Inc. (DeKalb, IL) is investing $5 million to expand its headquarters by adding a calendering line. Production is scheduled to begin in early 1997.
Peterson Mfg.?s new platform-style blisters (shown front and back, top) provide an improved look compared to its previous clamsh
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A new twist on blisters

It's called a platform blister and it saves Peterson Mfg. Co. up to 10¢ per package over its former clamshell pack. A 16-position automatic heat sealer pays for itself in a year.
Updated graphics, sleeker contours and a wide base distinguish Hunt1s new blisters (above) from its original pack (right), which
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In the Hunt for higher output

To rejuvenate its old packaging, office supplies giant Hunt Manufacturing turns to one supplier for both a new package design and more productive machinery. The result is higher output with less labor.
Clay-coated newsback cartons have replaced SBS board for Pilling Weck1s line of disposable medical devices. The new cartons, so
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Folding carton changes rescue medical products maker

Changing from preprinted SBS to clay-coated newsback with labels printed and applied in-house saves Pilling Weck between 25 and 30% in material costs while halving carton inventory.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Alloyd Co. (DeKalb, IL) will add a fourth plant in Branford, CT.