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Article | December 31, 1999
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.
to DeTec AG (Ratingen Germany).Pactiv Corp. (Lake Forest IL) has acquired Intl. Pack Air Systems Ltd. (Hoxne Suffolk U.K.).KoSa (Houston TX) has signed an asset purchase agreement to acquire Celanese AGs (Frankfurt Germany) polyester operations in Millhaven Ontario Canada. Graham Packaging Latin America LLC a subsidiary of Graham Packaging Co. L.P. (York PA) has entered into an agreement with Industrias Innopack S.A. de C.V. (Mexico City Mexico) to form a new co. Graham Innopack de Mexico (Mexico City Mexico).Systronics Inc. (Norcross GA) has merged with Lasor AG (Bielefeld Germany) and will operate as a wholly owned subsidiary of Lasor under the name Lasor/Systronics Inc.IIMAK (Amherst NY) has formed an alliance with Inpress Sistemas e Automacao Ltda. (Rio de Janeiro Brazil) to establish a new co. IIMAK Brasil Ltda. (Rio de Janeiro Brazil) which will convert and distribute thermal-transfer ribbons used in bar-code and tag-and-label printers.Weyerhaeuser Co. (Federal Way WA) has completed its acquisition of MacMillan Bloedel Ltd. (Vancouver British Columbia Canada).Centrexpo S.p.A. (Milan Italy) has purchased a 36% share in Ipack-Ima srl (Milan Italy).Hoover Materials Handling Group Inc. (Alpharetta GA) has joined forces with Mamor® Intl. to become the exclusive manufacturer of the Mamor SM6 and SM7 IBCs in North America.Willett Intl. (London England) and Union Trade Corp. (San Francisco CA) have formed Willett Korea (Seoul Korea) a joint venture to market sell service and support Willett solutions to customers in the Republic of Korea
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