With the goal of becoming a global leader in rigid paper packaging, Sonoco has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Weidenhammer Packaging Group, European provider of composite cans, composite drums, and rigid plastic containers, for approximately $383 million in cash.
Designed to reduce changeover times and provide improved throughput, National Bulk Equipment’s (NBE) sanitary bulk bag unloader conditions and discharges various semi free-flowing, hygroscopic, contaminable powders at a rate of 8,000 lbs/hr, while feeding the powders to the end-of-line consumer packaged goods (CPG) container filling system.
Rockwell Automation, Inc., Milwaukee, WI has granted Beckhoff Automation, Verl, Germany, a license to more than a dozen US and European linear motor patents, settling a patent infringement litigation amicably.
Pearson Packaging Systems has announced the rollout of its redesigned Bliss Former product line, including the BF25-GH and BF30-G models, incorporating the company’s principles of lowering total cost of ownership while retaining the original machine concepts, functionality, performance, and value points.
In order to expand its high-end permanent display offerings, RockTenn packaging solutions provider and manufacturer of containerboard and paperboard has signed an agreement to acquire A.G. Industries, Inc. (AGI In-Store), a manufacturer of point-of-purchase displays and fixtures to the consumer products and retail industries.