Cinven (London, England) has signed a contract to acquire the companies of Klöckner-Werke AG (Duisburg, Germany). —VantagePoint Group (Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada) has entered into a strategic agreement with Pivotal Corp.
(North Vancouver British Columbia Canada) to launch eSolutions Customer Relationship Management for Packaging. Evergreen Packaging Equipment (Cedar Rapids IA) and Senzani Brevetti S.r.l (Florence Italy) announce a strategic partnership in which Evergreen will represent Senzani in sales in North America. Arpac-Great Lakes (Schiller Park IL) has become the official North American master distributor for Hanagata (Japan).