The Massman Companies acquired DTM Packaging and Custom Automation.
GenNx360 Capital Partners, in partnership with the management team and current owners of Schneider Packaging Equipment Co., Inc., announced its investment in the company.
Columbia/Okura LLC announced strategic alliances with Rocketfarm AS and Universal Robots.
Hoffmann Neopac opened its first U.S. facility in Wilson, NC.
Sonoco Alloyd introduced a five-year equipment warranty that covers an expanded line of Sonoco’s sealing equipment.
Epson Robots introduced the AutomateElite Authorized System Integrator Program as part of the Epson Advantage Partner Program.
U.S. Tsubaki Conveyor Operations Division and U.S. Tsubaki Automotive, LLC, both divisions of U.S. Tsubaki Holdings, Inc. and parent company Tsubakimoto Chain Co., opened a new facility in Portland, TN.
Tekni-Plex purchased Canada-based MMC Packaging Equipment Ltd.
Michael Cothran was hired as North Central Regional Sales Manager for BluePrint Automation.
Josh Eastburn was named Director of Technical Marketing for Opto 22.
Beckhoff Automation hired Wayne Schmeichel as Director of Operations and Mark Ruberg as Industry Manager.
Anthonie Zoomers was named interim CEO for Weener Plastics.
Sarah Marshall was named Director of Sustainability for Nova Chemicals.
Jerry O’Grady joined Chroma Color Corp. as Market Development Specialist—Packaging & Healthcare.
Sabri Demirel was appointed Managing Director of Romaco North America.
Clint Smith was promoted to Director of Sustainable Packaging at Pregis.
Peter Spinelli was hired as Director of Sales & Marketing for MG America.
Eduardo Rubio was appointed CEO of Smurfit Kappa North America.
Tim Howell was hired as East Cost Sales Manager for Somic America.
Ohlson Packaging hired Mike Megaro as Sales Director and Timothy Griffin as Marketing Manager.
MG America hired Janice Wortham as Regional Sales Manager for its Processing Division.
Eastman Chemical Co. was awarded the 2019 LUXE PACK in green Award at Luxe Pack Monaco in the Responsible Initiatives category for activating the circular economy.