CCL Plastic Packaging (Los Angeles, CA) formed an alliance with Weener Plastik Packaging Group (Weener, Germany.) CCL will have exclusive license and distribution rights in the U.S.

and Canada for Weener’s entire product line.

Tuscarora Inc. (New Brighton, PA), a subsidiary of SCA and a division of SCA North America, is changing its name to SCA North America, Packaging Div.

Hyde Park Electronics LLC (Dayton, OH) announced an agreement with Sidel Canada (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) making it the exclusive sensor supplier to Sidel Canada.

Pechiney Plastics Packaging, Inc. (Chicago, IL) installed four blown film lines at its Neenah, WI, plant to meet the demand for its multi-layer, high-barrier films.

CCL Label (Framingham, MA) has expanded its RFID and security label printing operations to a second facility in Hightstown, NJ.

Pliant Corp. (Schaumburg, IL) expanded its capacity to

support the demand for R122 high-speed machine film

and R410 hand film products, from its Revolution™ line

of stretch films.

Campbell Wrapper Corp. (DePere, WI) purchased EaglePack Corp. (Oakland, CA) from Johnson Industries.

Marchesini Group SpA (Bologna, Italy) acquired CO.RI.M.A (Siena, Italy), a manufacturer and supplier of machines for the pharmaceutical and diagnostic industries.

TricorBraun (St. Louis, MO) acquired Packaging West (Denver, CO).

Huhtamaki (Espoo, Finland) initiated procedures for

ending its 1999 joint venture with EarthShell Corp. (Santa Barbara, CA).

Baldor Electric Co. (Fort Smith, AR) is partnering with Energy Star, the EPA’s voluntary program designed to help businesses and consumers eliminate energy waste.

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