Sympak Group (Milan Italy) companies BC S.p.A. and SIMA S.p.A. are merging. The new company Sympak Bottling and Canning S.p.A will be headquartered in Montecchio Emilia Italy.
Genpak LLC (Glens Falls NY) merged with Continental Superbag (Cedar Grove NJ).
SIG Plastics (North Branch NJ) acquired Ryka (Mississauga Ontario Canada).
ID Technology (Fort Worth TX) has been acquired by Pro Mach Inc. (Atlanta GA).
Easy Contract Labeling (Dawsonville GA) opened its doors to serve the label industry from shrink sleeve application to stretch sleeve application and more. They are located at 71 Easy St. Dawsonville GA phone: 706/265-8193; fax: 706/265-8195.
MPI Label Systems (Sebring OH) has expanded its flexographic label div. mfg. base by adding a new RFID div. to produce p-s labels and tags with chips on the back of the label or embedded into the tag. They can be reached at 800/837-2134.
Micron PharmaWorks (Tampa FL) a new venture of Micron Automation has been launched to offer services related to thermoformed packaging of pharmaceutical products.
Flint Ink (Ann Arbor MI) and the SICPA Group (Lausanne Switzerland) have agreed in principle to several business transactions by which Flint Ink will acquire SICPA’s world wide heatset and coldset inks business and SICPA will acquire Flint’s world wide security inks business.
Mossi & Ghisolfi (Tortona Italy) completed the acquisition of Rhodia’s (São Paulo Brazil) entire equity interests in Rhodia-ster S.A. of Brazil.