Business Advancement Tactics (Appleton WI) a strategic brand consultancy specializing in packaging development business planning marketing advertising and corporate communications has been formed by 7 advertising veterans.
Printpack (Atlanta GA) acquired Amcor’s (Manchester MI) specialty-packaging plant in Newport News VA.
A.B. Isacson Associates (New York NY) a business-to-business marketing public relations company for industrial and technology companies opened a London England office in November.
Polytainers (Toronto Ontario Canada) implemented a food safety system in compliance with Hazard Analysis of Critical Control Points. The company will also expand its current mfg. facility in Lee’s Summit MO to accommodate its growing customer base.
Beckhoff Automation (Minneapolis MN) opened sales offices in Harrisburg PA and San Diego CA.
Marchesini Group (Bologna Italy) acquired CO.RI.M.A. (Siena Italy) a mfg. of machinery for the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industries.
Orbis (Oconomowoc WI) opened a new sales and design office in Bentonville AR.
Amcor Flexibles (Melbourne Australia) will acquire Rexam Healthcare Flexibles (Mundelein IL) pending regulatory approvals.
Conflex Inc. (Germantown WI) has moved its mfg. operations for shrink wrapping equipment to a new
state-of-the-art mfg. facility in Germantown WI.
Air-Paq (Lake Forest CA) formed a North American sales operation.
Klöckner Bartelt (Sarasota FL) has been acquired by KHS Inc. (Waukesha WI).
ID Technology (Fort Worth TX) will open an Ohio Valley Regional Office to service Indianapolis and southern Indiana Columbus and southern Ohio and Kentucky.
Adhesives Research (Glen Rock PA) opened a new state-of-the-art mfg. plant at its corporate headquarters location.
Evergreen Packaging (Cedar Rapids IA) and AVE Industries S.p.A (Venice Italy) developed a long-term strategic agreement that will allow Evergreen to mfg sell and service rotary bottle filling equipment utilizing AVE electronic volumetric filling bottle handling and capping technologies.
SCA (Eddystone PA) will acquire Alloyd Co. (DeKalb IL).