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Leadership in Packaging 2011

Packaging World's 2011 Leadership in Packaging program kicked off this past January to recognize leadership and excellence among packaging machinery, materials, and services supplier; this year, 27 companies have earned the honor of Category Leader.


Summit Media Group’s Packaging World magazine is pleased to announce the Category Leaders in the 2011 Leadership in Packaging Program. Packaging World, the leading business magazine serving packaging professionals, launched this community-based program in January 2011. Packaging professionals were invited to visit the Leadership in Packaging site to vote for favorite suppliers among those listed in twenty packaging machinery, materials and service categories. At the close of voting, the following companies earned the honor of Category Leader:

• Automated Packaging Systems - Bagging and Bag Sealing

• Klockner Pentaplast of America, Inc. - Blisters/Clamshells • Aagard Group, LLC - Cartoning

• Brenton - Case/Tray Packaging/Erect/Seal

• Videojet Technologies, Inc. - Coding/Marking

• Morrison Container Handling Solutions - Container Handling

• Emerson Industrial Automation - Controls & Automation

• Multisorb Technologies, Inc. - Desiccants, Sorbents, Active Packaging

• TricorBraun - Distributors

• Spee Dee Packaging Machinery - Filling-Dry Products/Capping/Induction Sealing

• Sacmi USA Beverage - Filling-Liquid Products/Capping/Induction Sealing

• Printpack Inc. - Flexible Packaging

• Kliklok-Woodman - Form/Fill/Seal

• Thermo Scientific - Inspection/Testing

• ID Technology - Labeling

• WS Packaging Group Inc. - Labels

• PakTech - Multipacking

• Huhtamaki, Inc. - Package Converting

• Intelligrated - Palletizing/Material Handling

• PaperWorks Industries, Inc. - Paperboard

• Pregis Corporation - Protective Packaging

• INX International Ink Co. - Resins, Inks, Additives

• Alpha Packaging - Rigid Containers

• FANUC Robotics - Robotics

• Orion Packaging Systems, Inc. - Stretchwrapping/Unitizing

• Cognex - Vision/Video

• Yamato Corporation - Weighing

Comments Joe Angel, Vice President and Publisher of Packaging World “This is the second year we have offered Leadership in Packaging and participation continues to increase. We appreciate all the companies who were part of the program, and all the individuals who cast their vote for excellence. Congratulations to our category leaders!”

Category leaders will be recognized in Packaging World’s November issue. All participants in the 2011 program can be viewed here.

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