Sentrol Industrial (Tualatin OR) is now operating under the name GE Interlogix Industrial.
Klöckner Pentaplast (Gordonsville VA) acquired Neoplástica Holding SGPS SA (Porto Portugal). Klöckner is also constructing a 70 sq’ expansion of its Rural Retreat VA facility to install additional calendered rigid vinyl film capacity.
Multivac (Kansas City MO) completed a $4 million
expansion of its North American headquarters.
Fres-co System USA (Telford PA) formed a liquid packaging business unit to complement its current dry packaging film and machinery systems group.
Greif Bros. (Delaware OH) acquired Van Leer Industrial Packaging (Delaware OH) and is developing a new
company identity to highlight the new business.
Belcom North America (Belwood IL) recently celebrated the grand opening of its Technical Center by producing samples and short run packaging without dies or plates.
Menasha Packaigng Co. LLC (Neenah WI) acquired Triangle Container Corp. (Philadelphia PA).
Kapak Corp. (Minneapolis MN) and PPI Technologies (Sarasota FL) entered into an informal partnership to
facilitate market entry for flexible pouch applications.
Grafco PET Packaging Technologies (Hanover MD) opened its newest mfg. plant in Dunkirk NY.
Multi-Color Corp. (Cincinnati OH) signed a definitive
agreement to purchase the North and South American Decorating Technologies Div. of Avery Dennison Corp. (Fitchburg MA).
Spectra Technologies (Dallas TX) signed a systems
integrator project partner agreement with ABB Inc. (Fort Collins CO).
Cargill Dow (Minnetonka MN) is a new strategic partner in servicing the European food packaging customers of Amprica S.p.A (Mantova Italy).
Redlake MASD (San Diego CA) acquired Duncan Tech (Auburn CA).
Sealed Air Corp. (Duncan SC) and Conflex Inc. (Milwaukee WI) have formed an exclusive global alliance for the distribution of Conflex packaging equipment.
Glennon Corp. (Pewaukee WI) will become The Glennon Group™.
Flint Ink Corp. (Ann Arbor MI) and KeyMaster Technologies Inc. (Kennewick WA) have agreed to provide “smart” ink and coatings systems to brand named product mfg. throughout the world.
Nigrelli Systems Inc. (Kiel WI) and Kuka Robotics Corp. (Augsburg Germany) signed a systems partner agreement enabling Nigrelli Systems to integrate Kuka robots into packaging food material handling and processing systems.
MPI Label Systems (Sebring OH) expanded its flexographic label div. mfg. base by adding a new RFID div.