Industry watch


Pregis Corp.’s Hexacomb unit will produce its Falconboard™ environmentally-responsible graphic display board at its Monterrey, Mexico facility.

ID Technology Corp., a division of Pro Mach, opened a Minneapolis/St. Paul regional office for its sales and service personnel. David Hitchcock was named regional manager of the facility.

NJM/CLI built a new “green” manufacturing facility in Montreal, Canada, designed under LEED guidelines.

Phoenix Technologies received a letter of “no objection” at a level up to 100% from Canada’s Health Products and Food Branch, Health Canada, for the process used to produce the company’s LNO™c brand of recycled, food-grade (rPET).

Oystar Group completed a realignment plan where individual companies have been consolidated into four business units—Food, Dairy, Consumer, and Pharmaceutical.

Brushfoil LLC received ISO 9001 certification for its quality management system.


Douglas Sylva was appointed president of Dimensional Merchandising, Inc.

Geoff Van Eimeren was promoted to western regional manager for Glenroy, Inc.

George McIlory joined JP Packaging as vice president of sales.

Randy Unterseher was appointed senior director of marketing at Key Technology.

PMMI promoted Katie Bergmann to vice president of administration and Maria Ferrante to vice president of education & workforce development.

Robert Willett was promoted to president and chief operating officer for Cognex Corp.

Key Technology appointed Métodos Rápidos S.A. de C.V. its sales representative in Mexico.

John Brink joined Power Engineers, Inc. as senior project manager.

Bill Hawthorne, vice president of sales for Hytrol Conveyor Co. announced his retirement.

Juan Zuniga was appointed Western regional sales manager for Mettler-Toledo High-Speed.

Iconoculture, Global Packaging Advisory Service, announced the appointments of David Luttenberger as vice president/packaging strategist and Lisa Pierce as senior editor/packaging.

Alan Sanger joined IPS Packaging as its Charlotte, NC sales manager.


Business Solutions Magazine’s VAR Subscribers selected Sato America as One of the Best Channel Vendors.

Germany-based Schreiner MediPharm was awarded Wyeth’s Global Recognition for Outstanding Wyeth Suppliers (GROWS) Award for continuous improvements.

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