(Sparks MD) reached an agreement to sell substantially all the operating assets of its packaging business to Kerr Group Inc. (San Francisco CA).
The Sidel Group (Le Havre Cedex France) has added Cermex (Dijon France) to its core business operations.
SIG Corpoplast (Hamburg Germany) and Engel (Hamburg Germany) restructured their joint-venture changing the PREMAX div. name to MacPET.
Exopack LLC (Spartanburg SC) has selected Microsoft® Axapta for Converting to manage certain aspects of its operations.
Ampacet Corp. (Tarrytown NY) signed letters of intent to purchase 3 major suppliers of custom color masterbatches in Europe and South America including Polimaster S.r.l(Busto Garolfo Italy) PolyColour Ltd. (Telford England) and Corland (Camarcari Bahia Brazil). The company will also expand current facilities in South America Canada and Asia.
Avery Dennison (Westlake Village CA) has formed an alliance with Rinke Etiketten (Sprockhövel Germany) a maker of woven and printed labels.
Serpone Packaging Systems Inc. (Laval Quebec Canada) is a new company for the purpose of producing machinery for blister sealing clamshell sealing skin packaging die cutting and thermoforming.
Multiflex has moved to 7555 Commerce Ct. Sarasota FL 34243 phone: 941/360-6502.
Dotrix (Gent Belgium) has appointed 2 new “value-added” resellers including Entechcom Co. Ltd. and G.S. Graphics Co. Ltd.. Both are located in South Korea.
Wepackit Inc. (Orangeville Ontario Canada) has expanded its production capabilities by 10 sq’. This new off-site facility will run independently producing the 720 Series Small Footprint case erector.