—The Institute of Packaging Professionals (Naperville, IL) has opened its new executive offices at 1601 North Bond St., Suite 101, Naperville, IL 60563; Phone: 630/544-5050, fax: 630/544-5055. —SIG Combibloc Inc. (Columbus, OH) will close its mfg. plant in Columbus, OH, citing multi-million dollar cumulative mfg. loses. —Enercon Industries (Menomonee Falls, WI) has expanded its worldwide representative network by adding three new reps in the Middle East: Dynagraph (Jeddah, Lebanon), Al-Madina for Advanced Technology (Cairo, Egypt), and Eprom (Istanbul, Turkey). —World Wide Packaging (Livingston, NJ) will move from its 2귔 sq’ facility in Livingston, NJ, to a new, two-story, 10ꯠ sq’ headquarters building at 7 Columbia Turnpike, Florham Park, NJ.
(from left) Robert Reinhardt, exec. vp sales, Barry Freda, vp sales, Jeffrey Schneider, president, and Pamela Strickland, vp sales of World Wide Packaging, take the first ceremonial shovel at the companys recent groundbreaking for its new headquarters facility.