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COMPANIES

Mettler-Toledo CI-Vision established the CI-Vision Vision Institute (CVI), which offers PMMI-certified training for machine vision inspection systems.

Rennco, a division of ProMach, has relocated to a new 90,000 sq-ft facility in Homer, MI.

Mica Corp. contracted B.Y. Engenharia as the representative for its product line in Brazil.

Better Packages acquired the business operations of the Crowell Corp.

Automated Packaging Systems expanded its manufacturing operations to handle increased demand for its Autobag® and AirPouch® materials. The 72,000 sq-ft manufacturing, distribution, and office facility is located in Keyser, WV.

Biocor LLC announced its launch as a new venture in the business of buying, aggregating, and processing post-consumer Polylactic acid (PLA).

PEOPLE

John Kowal, B&R Industrial Automation, was elected to a three-year term on the OMAC board of directors.

David Fletcher joined Master Packaging as senior vice president, sales and marketing.

Phillip Poston was appointed manager of marketing for Hytrol Conveyor Co., Inc.

Key Technology appointed Flo-Mech Ltd. as its sales partner in the U.K. and Ireland, and Golden State Food Machinery, Inc. as its sales partner in California, south of Fresno; Nevada, excluding Reno; and all of Arizona and Hawaii.

Multivac announced the retirement of Norm Winkel after 33 years with the company. Matt Malott
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was appointed director of key accounts.

ACHIEVEMENTS

Menasha Packaging won eight Outstanding Marketing at Retail Achievement (OMA) Awards from Point of Purchase Advertising International.

Saint-Gobain was awarded the Environmental Protection Agency’s Energy Star Partner of the Year award.

O.Berk Co. celebrates its centennial anniversary this year.

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