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Industry Watch

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

COMPANIES

tna opened a regional office in São Paulo, Brazil.


Vista International Packaging, LLC reached an agreement with ViskoTeepak to begin distributing Wienie-Pak® cellulose casings in the U.S. market.


Diamond Wipes Intl. earned the Forest Stewardship Council™ Chain-of-Custody certification from the rainforest Alliance.


Portola Packaging, Inc. announced a $12 million capital expenditure investment in its Kingsport, TN, and Tolleson, AZ facilities.


HLP Klearfold purchased the worldwide patents for the InSight visual packaging system from ASG.


Seville Plastics Inc. acquired the assets of Seville Packaging.


Sato increased production of its ECONANO® labels.


Yamato launched a mobile version of its Web site.


Delkor moved its operations to a new 114,000 sq-ft plant in St. Paul, MN.


Constantia Flexibles acquired Spear Group.


Selig changed its name to the Selig Group and formed two new business divisions: Selig Liner, Forrest, IL, and Seilg Flexibles, Niederglatt, Switzerland.


B&R Industrial Automation added Machine Control Group as a member of its North American partner network.


Printpack launched an online eStore offering stock sizes of sterilizable header bags for medical device packaging.


Spartech Corp. announced its Ultros® Renu, Ultros® Renu 90, and Royalite® G50 products received certification from Scientific Certification Systems (SCS).


ACHIEVEMENTS


TricorBraun Design and Engineering received two Design Excellence Awards for Hoppe’s Gun Oil Wipes and G Sake at the Graphic Design USA 2012 annual competition.


PEOPLE

Dorner appointed Terry Schadeberg president and CEO and Brian Baumgart CFO.


Victor Dixon was hired as president and CEO of Rondo-Pak.


Bob McAtee was appointed Western regional sales manager for Triangle Package Machinery Co.


Sarah Sesselmann was hired as account representative for the Torayfan® Polypropylene Film Div.

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