COMPANIESPlastic Suppliers, Inc.
was awarded the U.S. 7,713,601 B2 patent for “Polylactic Acid Shrink Films and Methods of Casting Same.”
has formed a corporate research and development team, to be headquartered at its Menasha, WI, manufacturing facility. Tom Lee
, director of research and development, was appointed team leader.
completed its merger with ULMA Packaging
. The company’s new name is Harpak-ULMA Packaging
Ryt-way Industries LLC
acquired the food & beverage contract packaging and equipment manufacturing businesses of Cloud Holdings LLC
, consisting of Cloud Packaging Services, Cloud Equipment Co., and Toll Packaging Services.
moved its corporate headquarters to a new facility in Minneapolis, which will also house larger production and lab functions.
U.S. subsidiary of MG2, Bologna, Italy, was named exclusive North American distributor of GF S.p.A
ampoule/vial filling/inspection machines in the U.S., Canada, and Puerto Rico.
group, with its partner Tecma Pack
, opened a subsidiary operation, Synerlink-USA LLC
, in Cincinnati, OH.
Domino Printing Sciences
was named one of Chicago’s 101 Best and Brightest Companies to work for by the National Assn. for Business Resources.
Crown Food Packaging North America
was awarded Hormel Foods Corp.’s Spirit of Excellence award.
The School of Technology at Purdue University Calumet
received an NSF (National Science Foundation) grant.
was appointed general manager of Shuttleworth Europe, N.V.
joined Delkor Systems as director of operations.
was promoted to financial controller for Red Lion Controls.
was promoted to product manager, metal detection at Eriez.
Kendall Packaging added Dan Brewer
as product development manager.
, Morrison Container Handling Solutions, was named to the advisory council of the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana.
joined Columbia Machine, Inc., as load transfer station product manager.
was appointed marketing manager for Z Automation Co.
Industrial Dynamics/filtec promoted Jim Wolfe
to director of operations, Torrance, CA, facility, and Christian Beck
to product sales and marketing director for the Lasetec, Spectrovision, and Vision product lines. And, Matthew Cox
was hired as a product engineer.
Dr. Henk Blom
was hired as director of technical services for Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.
Scott Kruger was appointed quality systems manager for Cortegra.
Robert J. Kelsey
, packaging consultant, passed away on August 8, 2010.