O. Berk (Union, NJ), celebrates its 90th anniversary this year.More than 125 converters convened for Comcos (Milford, OH) first annual Flexible Packaging seminar in Milford, OH, in November Display Pack, Inc. (Grand Rapids, MI) has been named the 1999 Vendor of the Year by Brass Eagle® Paintball Products (Neosho, MO).A new laboratory at Clemson University (Clemson, SC) called the DuPont Packaging Evaluation Laboratory, will be built thanks to a donation by DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers (Wilmington, DE). GE Fanuc Automation (Charlottesville, VA) and parent co. GE Industrial Systems (Plainville, CT) have donated more than $100ꯠ worth of hardware and software to Temasek Eng. School in Singapore. ISO 9000 certification: Lewis Label Products (Fort Worth, TX).ISO 9001 certification: Monarch Marking Systems, Inc. (Miamisburg, OH); Cozzoli Machine Co. (Plainfield, NJ).ISO 9002 certification: Smurfit-Stone Container Co. (Chicago, IL), for its Ontonagon, MI, paper mill and its Lexington, KY, corrugated sheet plant.ISO 14001 certification: Smurfit-Stone Container Co. (Chicago, IL) for its Ontonagon, MI, paper mill; Erhardt + Leimer Inc. (Spartanburg, SC).
Supplier news: Achievements
Packaging Concepts + Design (Madison Heights, MI) was recognized by Johnson Controls Corp. for its outstanding performance in 1999 and was awarded the North American Supplier Leadership bronze award.Sertapak Group (Woodstock, Ontario, Canada) received ISTA Certification for its testing laboratory facility.Industry Week magazine has named Multisorb (West Seneca, NY) as one of the IW Growing Companies 25: Americas Most Successful Small Manufacturers for 1999.