The rebranding process began with the development of a more contemporary logo.
Elau’s operating companies Elau Sarl in France and Elau Ltd. in Great Britain are moving to expanded facilities in response to increased growth.
Dynamic Conveyor Corp. signed Plastics Machinery LLC to represent them in the states of Tennessee Alabama Georgia South Carolina and North Carolina.
Tetra Laval Group and SIG Group signed an agreement in which Tetra will acquire SIG Simonazzi and SIG Alfa.
Imaje acquired Fas-co Hi-Res. Div.
CCL Container expands its Penetang Ontario Canada plant this year by adding two new high-speed production lines.
Columbia Machine organized all customer relations into a single department called Columbia Customer Care.
ExxonMobil Chemical will add a new production line at its Pensacola FL manufacturing site in mid 2006 to satisfy the increasing demand for Santoprene™ TPV.
DS Containers moved its headquarters to a new 236 sq’ facility in Batavia IL.
At Owens-Illinois a new unit HealthCare Packaging will focus on marketing integrated and unique drug delivery packaging systems for retail pharmacy and the pharmaceutical OTC dietary supplement diagnostic and medical device industries. Joseph V. Conda is president of the new unit. Also Michael Paparone was named general manager of Prescription Products part of the new healthcare unit.
Douglas Machine Inc. was awarded a patent on its Pinless Metering system which gently meters containers into patterns for tray pack or shrink wrap.
Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering Co. Inc. entered the printing press business through an alliance with Italy-based Converting Technology. The two companies will jointly market and service a new series of flexographic printing presses.