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.
Zebra Technologies Corp. (Vernon Hills, IL) announced an allegiance with JetForm Corp. (Ottawa, Ontario, Canada) to develop and market off-the-shelf products that create bar-code output from enterprise resource planning and other multiplatform applications.
The New Jersey Packaging Executive's Club (NJPEC) honored Charles Chang, president of Topline Products Co., Inc., for establishing the "NJPEC Sourcebook" as a respected reference and scholarship funding vehicle.
Nordson Corp. (Westlake, OH): Edward P. Campbell, CEO. He also remains president; John E. Jackson, sr vp for all U.S.-based product development, manufacturing and marketing for adhesive dispensing systems; John M.
The Quantum II Model B-250 is an economical auger filler from All-Fill (Exton, PA). It dispenses most product types, including powders, granulars, creams, pastes or liquids, in applications including food, pharmaceuticals, cosmetics and chemicals.
Creative Packaging (Buffalo Grove, IL) has introduced its TE pull-push closure for still water and other beverage applications. The Pull Push Sport Cap consists of a 28-mm PP base and PE spout, with a clear PP overcap.