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INDUSTRY WATCH

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Hawaii Pride's boxes clearly state the product is irradiated, include the radura symbol, plus the SureBeam symbol.
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Irradiation codes light up imported produce

APHIS wants imported, irradiated fruit and vegetables to prominently display irradiation tags on boxes. U.S. companies protest cost.
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Achievements

Westvaco (New York, NY) has received the wildlife stewardship and forest management awards which are presented annually by the American Forest and Paper Assn.
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Achievements

Weyerhaeuser Co. (Federal Way, WA) celebrated its 100th anniversary on Jan. 18.—Rockwell Automation’s (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.
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Supplier news: International agreements

IWKA AG (Karlsruhe, Germany) has taken over the packaging technology div. of Jagenberg AG (Düsseldorf, Germany). Concurrently, IWKA has sold its defense technology div.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Weyerhaeuser Co. (Federal Way, WA) has begun production at its Silao, Guanajuato, Mexico, plant, which produces corrugated containers for industrial and agricultural applications.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Weyerhaeuser (Federal Way, WA) and Wilton Connor Packaging (Charlotte, NC) have formed a joint venture, Wilton Connor, LLC (Charlotte, NC), to expand the capabilities of both companies.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Weyerhaeuser (Seattle, WA) has signed a letter of intent to purchase Connelly Containers' (Bala Cynwyd, PA) sole heavy-duty packaging plant.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

SCA Weyerhaeuser Packaging Holding Co. Asia Ltd. opened its first box plant producing corrugated containers in Shanghai, China.
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Supplier news: Domestic acquisitions, agreements

Profile Packaging, Inc. (Sarasota, FL) has formed an exclusive alliance with Weyerhaeuser Containerboard Packaging (Aurora, IL), which will market the patented Profile(TM) SAAM/Weyerhaeuser case-packaging system.
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Weyerhaeuser Co. (Tacoma, WA) is buying ten corrugated box plants from Westvaco Corp. (New York, NY).
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Supplier news: Relocations, expansions

Weyerhaeuser Co. (North Bend, OR) is converting its containerboard factory to run exclusively on waste paper and will close an adjoining pulp mill.