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Industry Watch—August 2015

A quick look on the latest supplier news, mergers, expansions, and people as listed in the August 2015 issue of Packaging World.

Companies
Squid Ink Mfg., Inc. announced an international expansion with a sales support and warehousing building in The Hauge, Netherlands. Jesus Martin de Almagro, Europe Sales Manager, will manage the facility.

Dreamworks Graphic Communications moved to a new 45,000-sq-ft plant in Glenview, IL, to accommodate increasing demand.

Brother Industries acquired Domino Printing Sciences plc.

Marchesini Group acquired Multipack.

Pro Mach expanded the support of its Latin American customers with the creation of Pro Mach Mexico Shared Services.

Coveris Holdings S.A. acquired Olefinas, which has offices in Guatemala and Mexico.

Parker Plastics Inc. opened a 70,000 sq-ft manufacturing facility in North Las Vegas, NV.

Canada-based Langguth Engineering acquired the Associated Packaging Equipment Corp.

People
Guido Corbella retired as CEO of Ipack-Ima Spa following the success of the 2015 edition of the exhibition.

Scott Anderson was appointed President of the Control Techniques business unit for Emerson Industrial Automation.

Steven White was hired as Business Development Manager for Rovema North America.

Suzanne Fenton was promoted to Vice President, Brand Marketing for TricorBraun.

Aleksander Plonka was hired as Business Development Leader—Food and Beverage Packaging Europe for Multisorb Technologies.

Achievments
Brenton, a div. of Pro Mach, received the Sales Leadership Award and Sales Growth Award from Fanuc Robotics.

Antares Vision was recognized as one of the top 13 businesses in Europe and was awarded the ELITE Growth Strategy of the Year Award from the European Business Awards Program.

Bemis Co., Inc. was awarded the 2014 Spirit of Excellence Award from Hormel Foods Corp.

In Memorium
Mario Cavanna, Founder, Cavanna Packaging Group, passed away on July 8, 2015.

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