Relocations, expansions

DT Industries Packaging Group (Springfield, MO) has created DT Eng. Services, a service that enables its customers to tap the resources of engineers from the 18 global mfg.

Baldor Electric Co. (Fort Smith, AR) has completed a new 22,000 sq' design, development and reliability laboratory. The laborato
Baldor Electric Co. (Fort Smith, AR) has completed a new 22,000 sq' design, development and reliability laboratory. The laborato

divisions of DT Industries.

—Berry Plastics Corp. (Evansville, IN) will make an investment to enter the thermoformed packaging business.

—Linpac Materials Handling (Georgetown, KY) has opened a new 93ꯠ sq’ mfg. plant in Bardstown, KY.

—NorthStar Print Group (Milwaukee, WI) has combined its flexographic and rotogravure label operations into a single division.

—Milliken Chemical (Spartanburg, SC) will complete a new applications laboratory in Spartanburg, SC, by late summer. The company has also purchased a Reifenhauser (Ipswich, MA) Mirex-W PP thermoforming sheet extrusion system for use in the new laboratory. Additionally, the company has opened a new business and technology facility in São Paulo, Brazil.

—Cast Film Technology, Inc. (Island Lake, IL) opened a c-GMP facility for the manufacture of edible films used in food, pharmaceuticals and personal care products.

—Barry-Wehmiller Design Group (St. Louis, MO) opened a West Coast office that focuses on growth-oriented high tech and FDA-regulated industries.

—Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (Chicago, IL) has launched NextPak™, a B2B company on providing brand-driven supply chain solutions to e-tailers.

—Graham Packaging (York, PA) has opened its 57th mfg. facility in Montgomery, AL.

—Nova Chemicals (Pittsburgh, PA) has installed a new tandem foam sheet line at its Beaver Valley, PA, technology center.

—Elopak (New Hudson, MI) has opened a sales and marketing office in Beijing, China.

—SKM-Applied Technology Partners (Radnor, PA) announced that Applied Tech Products is the new name for the manufacturer of rubber and plastic products.

—The High-Definition Flexo Consortium (Dayton, OH) has been formed to promote the quality and economic advantages of the flexo process.

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