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Industry Watch

A quick run-down on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people.


Sealed Air and Ecovative Design LLC will work together to accelerate the production, sales, and distribution of Ecovative’s EcoCradle® Mushroom™ packaging.
Intelligrated® will expand its Mason, OH, headquarters to accommodate local job growth.

Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc., is expected to be the first sterile packaging manufacturer to convert pouches in a certified cleanroom environment. Construction of a 6,000 sq-ft clean room is expected to be fully operational in the second quarter of 2012.

Pro Mach, Inc., acquired Edson Packaging Machinery, Ltd.

Perfecseal certified its Oshkosh, WI, sterile medical pouch and bag manufacturing facility to ISO 14644-1 (1999) Class 7 cleanroom standards.


Matt McLean was promoted to engineering manager for EPI Labelers.

Gregg Davis was appointed Southern regional sales manager for
Sato America, Inc.

Ed Wiegand was hired as executive vice president for The Matlet Group.

Duro Bag Mfg. Co. named Kevin Hart as president and COO of its Duro Standard Products Co.

Scott Steele was appointed president of Plastic Technologies, Inc.

Rick Brandt was promoted to executive vice president of sales for Berlin Packaging.

Randy Spahr was hired as national sales director for Polypack, Inc.

Larisa Vereshchagina was appointed corporate account executive for Norwood Marking Systems.

Marc Wolf joined B&R Industrial Automation as business development manager.

The Lindal Group appointed Lisa Kopac and Mark Arnold as sales managers for North America.


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