(Broomfield CO) signed a long-term agreement for Sonoco to provide all of Ball’s requirements for easy-open full-panel ends for food cans.
SoftCan Technology (Lansing IL) is a new consultancy formed by Henry E. Strassheim III long-time manager of Land O’ Frost’s now-closed retort-pouch operations.
Rock-Tenn (Norcross GA) and dotrix (Gent Belgium) formed a strategic partnership leading to the first high-speed wide-web digital ink-jet solution in North America the companies say.
Ron Barenburg has announced the formation of Bar Code Advisors Group (New York NY) a source of advice on bar code solutions specializing in Reduced Space Symbology.
FKI Logistex (St. Louis MO) opened a new satellite office in Scottsdale AZ.
Integrated Packaging Machinery (Grand Rapids MI) has moved to a new facility at 4475 44th St. Grand Rapids MI phone: 616/531-7758.
Better Packages (Shelton CT) has been acquired by its president Philip L. White and two additional partners under the name Better Packages Acquisition Corp.
Kisters (Dortmund Germany) has become KHS Kisters Maschinenbau GmbH.
Jetrion LLC (Ann Arbor MI) introduces a nationwide 24-hour technical-support program.
Elopak (New Hudson MI) signed a cooperation agreement with the Dutch company Variopak where the two companies will develop a new packaging business.