—Ritrama Group (Minneapolis, MN) has acquired Nuova FAD spa (Sassoferrato, Italy).
—Jefferson Smurfit Group plc (Dublin, Ireland) has acquired Neopac A/S (Randers, Denmark).
—Tipper Tie Inc. (Apex, NC) has acquired Hoegger Alpina Ltd. (Gossau, Switzerland).
—Rigesa, Ltda. (Valihos, Brazil) a subsidiary of Westvaco Corp. (New York, NY) has acquired all assets of Agaprint Embalagens (São Paulo, Brazil).
—Weigh-Tronix, Inc. (Fairmont, MN) has acquired Avery Berkel (Birmingham, England).
—Valois S.A. (Charleval, France) and Techpack S.A. (Chevilly-Larue, France) have agreed to merge their airless packaging activity, creating a new company currently named Airless.Systems.