Also Paul Freiberg was named director of operations at Kapak.
ABI and China Knowledge announced a strategic partnership that will help both companies gain greater access to business opportunities in China. The partnership provides global business-to-business companies with resources and services to help them build brands and energize growth in China.
The NPTA Alliance will launch a new trade show PackUSA™ for distributors and suppliers of packaging products equipment and supplies.
Eriez has formed the Sanitary Industries Group which will serve the food chemical pharmaceutical and tobacco industries. Dave Huebel was named market manager for the group with support from Ray Spurgeon Linda Solak and Bill Dudenhoefer.
Vacumet Corp. acquired the assets of Proma Technologies.
The Procter & Gamble Co. has licensed its proprietary reliability engineering analysis and optimization tools to Zarpac. Under the agreement Zarpac has exclusive rights to incorporate P&G tools into manufacturing data collection and analysis software.
Sato Corp. has partnered with UPM Rafsec to offer global RFID tagging assistance.
Amcor Flexibles and ExxonMobil Chemical Films teamed to create a new service offering AdVantage which is based on Amcor’s Forge technology and ExxonMobil’s PacVantage business.
Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. entered into a joint venture with Hang Yick Paper Products Ltd.