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Article | October 31, 2000
The Kennedy Group (Willoughby, OH) has moved into a new 80ꯠ sq’ facility, located on a 26-acre campus at 38601 Kennedy Parkway, Willoughby, OH 44094; phone: 440/951-7660, fax: 440/951-3253.
—PCI Services (Philadelphia PA) is beginning construction of a 75 sq’ contract packaging operation at its automatic liquid packaging facility in Woodstock IL.
—Placon Corp. (Madison WI) has opened a new prototyping and development center in Bethel CT.
—Air Packaging Technologies Inc. (Valencia CA) is beginning a major capital improvement program that will involve all Air BoxTM production machinery and should increase production capacity.
—Rexam Closures and Containers (Evansville IN) will build a 190 sq’ mfg. facility in Mad-isonville KY.
—Delaware Valley Packaging Group (Bensalem PA) has moved to a new 38 sq’ office and distribution center at 1425 Wells Dr. Bensalem PA 19020; phone: 215/638-8900 fax: 215/638-0501.
—Marfred Industries (Van Nuys CA) has acquired a 100 sq’ distribution facility in Sun Valley CA.
—Solvay Polymers Inc. (Houston TX) and Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. (Houston TX) have selected a site in Texas as the location for their jointly owned HDPE slurry loop plant.
—Chris-Craft (Portage IN) MonoSol Div. held a ground breaking ceremony for a $6 million expansion project that will increase capacity at its northwest Indiana facility.
—Braden Sutphin’s (North Wales PA) flexo div. has opened a new headquarters facility at 129 Hartman Rd. North Wales PA 19454; phone: 800/900-4657 fax: 215/619-0242.
—Conwed Plastics (Minneapolis MN) is building a new 90 sq’ mfg. plant in Genk Belgium.
—Mactac (Stow OH) has made major capital investments totaling $30 million in new equipment and service and quality initiatives.
—Commerx Inc. (Westchester IL) has moved to Three Westbrook Corp. Center Suite 900 Westchester IL 60154; phone: 630/353-4500 fax: 630/353-4501.
—Schawk Inc. (Des Plaines IL) has adopted a new visual identity for the company’s operating units.
—Adept (San Jose CA) has opened two new sales and service centers located in Charlotte NC and Dallas TX.
—Transilwrap Co. Inc.’s (Franklin Park IL) new 95 sq’ converting facility in Cleveland OH has increased service and product capacity.
—RAANI Corp. (Bedford Park IL) has added a new hot-fill production line for its personal care product lines.
—Label Makers Inc. (Pleasant Prairie WI) has expanded its art department to become LMI Graphics.
—SBG Enterprise (San Francisco CA) has changed its name to Enterprise IG.
—Ticona (Frankfurt Germany) will open a new production plant for Topas® a cyclo-olefin co- polymer.
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