Domestic acquisitions, agreements

The Geon Co. (Avon Lake, OH) and M.A. Hanna Co. (Cleveland, OH) announced their merger and the name of their new co., PolyOne Corp.

—Westvaco Corp. (New York, NY) has acquired IMPAC Group, Inc. (Melrose Park, IL).

—Enron North America Corp. (Houston, TX) has reached an agreement to purchase Garden State Paper Co., Inc. (Garfield, NJ).

—Rexam Closures & Containers (Evansville, IN) has signed a licensing agreement with Setco, Inc. (Anaheim, CA) that will increase the availability of Rexam’s patented Squeeze-lox low-profile technology.

—Multi-Color Corp. (Cincinnati, OH) has signed a letter of intent to acquire Uniflex Corp. (Anaheim, CA).

—Amko Plastics, Inc. (Cincinnati, OH) will merge with Interstate Packaging Corp. (Walden, NY), forming Amko Packaging Corp.

—Ariba, Inc. (Mountain View, CA) has signed a definitive agreement to acquire (Burlington, MA).

—CGM Security Solutions (Somerset, NJ) has acquired Topp Solutions (Miami, FL).

—Brown® Machine LLC (Beaverton, MI) and Stopol, Inc. (Solon, OH) have formed a strategic alliance where Stopol will market new Brown equipment.

—Liberty Diversified Industries (New Hope, MN) has purchased the assets of Bicknell & Fuller’s (Peabody, MA) corrugated packaging div.

—Interlake Material Handling (Naperville, IL) has entered into a teaming agreement with Sandvik Sorting Systems, Inc. (Louisville, KY); Interlake Material Handling has acquired Control Solutions, Inc. (Lexington, KY).

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