Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) has introduced the LegiLink hand-held terminal. It permits multiple label formats and databases to be downloaded from a PC and transferred to one or more stand-alone label printers or automatic printer/applicators.
Jefferson Smurfit Group plc (Dublin, Ireland) plans to invest $120 million in its Mexican subsidiary, Smurfit Carton y Papel de Mexico, to expand its corrugated, folding carton and mill facilities over the next two and a half years.
The 48-mm Plasti-Twist® Plus closure from White Cap (Downers Grove, IL) offers tamper evidence through a patented drop-down band. The closure is available with the E-Z Torque liner, a non-PVC thermoplastic elastomer liner that is molded into the cap.
BASF Corp. (Mount Olive, NJ) has closed its 80 million lb/yr PS manufacturing facility in Holyoke, MA, and will accelerate the closing of its 75 million lb/yr PS plant in Santa Ana, CA, originally scheduled to close by late 1998.