—Carustar Industries, Inc. (Atlanta, GA) has acquired Arrow Paper Products (Saginaw, MI).
—International Paper (Purchase, NY) has signed a mfg. agreement with Ronpak, Inc. (New York, NY) to help meet demands for disposable packaging for the foodservice industry.
—Sonoco (Hartsville, SC) has formed a strategic alliance with THEM Intl. Inc. (Greensboro, NC) to supply technologically advanced yarn packaging systems to the European textile market.
—MetalSite (Pittsburgh, PA) has signed a letter of intent to form a business alliance with MetalSpectrum (Atlanta, GA) to cooperate and explore links and integration between the two Web sites.
— Wisconsin Label Group (Algoma, WI) and Superior Label Systems (Mason, OH) will merge together, calling themselves W/S Packaging Group Inc.