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Chad Hedden appointed Toray Plastic’s new Director of Sales, Lumirror Polyester Film Division

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. has announced the appointment of Chad Hedden to the position of Director of Sales for the Lumirror Polyester Film Division.
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Industry Watch

A quick run-down on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people.
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Million dollar donation to engineering education

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. has donated $1 million to support graduate engineering fellowships at the University of Rhode Island, located in Kingstown, RI.
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Innovation built on green principles

Sustainability remained a key criterion in this 22nd edition of the DuPont Awards. But this is mostly a story about innovation.
Alcan Packaging, a business unit of Rio Tinto Alcan, launched its global Sustainability Moments™ campaign to coincide with
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Achievements

Toray Plastics (America), Inc.
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Precision performance OPP and PET films

PACK EXPO : Toray Plastics is showing its new precision OPP and PET packaging technology at its booth, N-3225, at Pack Expo International 2004.
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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: Achievements

ISO 9002 certification: Seneca Printing & Label, Inc. (Franklin, PA); Bayer Corp. Plastics Div. (Pittsburgh, PA), for its Film Business Group; Soroc Products, Inc.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (North Kingston, RI) will acquire a sixth metallizing chamber within its headquarters Torayfan® OPP plant.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (North Kingstown, RI): Chris Roy, mgr., key accounts/marketing development.
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Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (North Kingstown, RI): Phil Dabbert, mgr., key accounts/market development.
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Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (East Providence, RI): Cristie Schirra, senior sales rep.
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Toray Plastics (America) Inc. (North Kingstown, RI): Chris Lockhart, marketing mgr.
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Toray Plastics (America) (North Kingstown, RI): Yasuhiko Yumiketa, president.
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Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (North Kingstown, RI): Christopher D. Roy, senior sales rep.
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Metallized OPP extends shelf life for exports

For Ritz® Bits® and Ritz Bits Sandwiches, Nabisco Biscuit recently upgraded its film structures for products shipped long distances. "We needed to create packaging structures especially designed for distribution to foreign markets," explains Kevin Migliacci, senior packaging engineer for the East Hanover, NJ-based firm.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (N. Kingstown, RI): David S. Klopp, acct. exec., Torayfan line of OPP film products.
Sealing jaws heat-seal the two side edges from the bottom up through the ultrasonically-sealed top zipper area before a cut-off
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Heinz Pet Products stands up to the competition

Five new hf/f/s machines allow Heinz to switch from pillow packs to stand-up, resealable zipper pouches for its Pup-Peroni and Jerky Treats dog snacks.
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Supplier news: Achievements

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.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (N. Kingstown, RI) plans to increase its production of metallized OPP film from 20 million lb/yr to 30 million lb/yr by adding a third line at its headquarters.
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No-fluff package

O'Tec, Inc., one of the few producers of bagged cotton candy for the retail market, attributes much of its success to the high-barrier flexible bag it uses to protect the spun sugar from moisture.
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Drop-in replacement film cuts costs

President Baking Co., Atlanta, GA, saved 10% in material costs by making a switch in films for its Famous Amos® brand cookies in a 16-oz bag-in-box package.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (North Kingstown, RI): Chris B. Lockhart, new market development/key accounts mgr.; Philip W. Dabbert, sales.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Toray Industries and Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (North Kingstown, RI) have initiated a program to increase their production of OPP and PET film.
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General Mills downgauges costs

While heat-sealable films have long dominated flow wrapping applications, films coated with cohesives that seal through pressure alone are growing in use.
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Beverage containers dominate DuPont awards

A flexible beverage container and a hot-filled, shelf-stable juice pouch stand out at the ninth annual DuPont awards competition. Environmental categories and international entries again prove distinctive.
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Supplier news: Appointments, promotions

Toray Plastics (America) Inc. (North Kingstown, RI): Richard R. Schloesser, senior vp of sales and mktg. for Torayfan OPP and Lummiror polyester film div.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Toray Plastics, Inc. (North Kingstown, RI) has plans for a $100 million expansion of its Lumirror polyester film manufacturing facility.