acquired the brand protection assets of Veritec Group Inc. including the Veritec trade names.
The National Assn. of Container Distributors selected Landon Farrey & Associates as its new management company.
ExxonMobil Chemical acquired Basell’s 50% share in the Compagnie Industrielle des Polyethylenes de Normandie (CIPEN) plant located in Notre Dame de Gravenchon France.
PacSys Inc. announced an agreement with Drent Goebel Darmstadt Germany to serve as exclusive agent for all Drent Goebel products for the paperboard and packaging industry in North America.
M&G Group will construct a new PET plant in South America whose single reactor line is scheduled to begin producing in 2006.
The Dow Chemical Co. announced the start-up of the first commercial plant for its new family of specialty propylene-ethylene copolymers Versify* plastomers and elastomers in Tarragona Spain.
HK Systems-Irista opened a second RFID testing facility at the company’s manufacturing facility in Hebron KY.
Silgan Tubes Corp. acquired the 70 sq’ tube manufacturing plant of Amcor Plastube.
IMA and Nova Packaging Systems have merged. This agreement was carried out to provide customers with one-stop shopping for processing and packaging equipment needs particularly for pharmaceutical applications.
Bosch Rexroth AG expanded its production capacity in central and eastern Europe with the opening of a state-of-the-art factory in Skofia Loka Slovenia.