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Article | September 30, 2002
LMC Intl. (Elmhurst, IL) and Dhiman Industries (Punjab, India) formed a strategic marketing agreement for the sales and service of Dhiman confectionery packaging machines in North America.
Fenner Drives (Manheim PA) acquired the business and assets of Eagle Belting Co. (Des Plaines IL).Principals of Package Service Co. LLC (Kansas City MO) acquired Slate Packaging Inc. (Philadelphia PA).BASF’s (Mount Olive NJ) will build a new mfg. plant for Syrolux® styrene-butadiene copolymers at the company’s Altamira Mexico site.
Tuscarora (New Brighton PA) purchased the assets of Packaging Resources Group (Longmont CO).Graphic Packaging Corp. (Golden CO) signed a licensing agreement with ProClinical™ Pharmaceutical Services Inc. of Phoenixville PA to supply blister packaging that provides child resistance and ease-of-use for seniors.Seal-It (Farmingdale NY) added an in-house graphic design team.The board of directors for The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) (Fort Mill SC) and the board of trustees of The Converting Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (Springfield NJ) voted to merge the two organizations under AIMCAL.Rexam Dispensing Systems is the new name of Rexam Beauty & Closures’ (Purchase NY) global dispensing systems business unit.Motoman Inc. (West Carrollton OH) signed a strategic partner agreement with GCE Technologies (Dayton OH) a div. of The Gem City Engineering Co. making them a recognized third-party integrator for Motoman robots. Motoman robotic training courses will become a part of the Electronic Engineering Technology associate’s degree program at RETS Tech Center in Centerville OH.Exopack (Spartanburg SC) purchased three new pasted-valve bag lines to be installed in its Hazleton PA facility.WS Packaging Group (Algoma WI) purchased the assets of IdentiGraphics Inc. (Portland OR).Bemis Co. Inc. (Minneapolis MN) acquired the Walki Films div. of UPM-Kymmene (Helsinki Finland). Bemis sold its MACtac p-s materials business to UPM-Kymmene.Pinnacle Packaging (Tulsa OK) purchased International Paper’s (Purchase NY) folding carton facility in Wilmington NC.PolyOne Corp. (Cleveland OH) formed an integrated network of 11 color labs to serve regional customers across the United States and eastern Canada with color matching product development and rapid response. Solvay America (Brussels Belgium) has entered into a binding letter of intent for the sale of the North America-based Solvay Fluoropolymers to Dyneon (Oakdale MN).
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