International agreements

Elopak (New Hudson, MI) has announced a joint venture with iplas (Cologne, Germany) and alfill (Hamburg, Germany) to complete and commercialize a plasma barrier coating system for plastic bottles.

—Elopak (Spikkestad, Norway) has acquired a carton converting facility from St. Laurent Paperboard Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada).

—Klöckner Medipak (Clearwater, FL) has become the exclusive North American distributor of the Trialpack robotic blister packaging system from Fleximation (Zurich, Switzerland).

—Tekni-Plex, Inc. (Somerville, NJ) has signed a long-term licensing agreement with Sun A. Kaken (Tokyo, Japan), a film converter and laminator.

—RevTech (Edison, NJ) announced that BSN Glasspack (Cedex, France) will be its first European licensee of the patented Envirogluv glass-decorating technology.

—UCB Films (Smyrna, GA) has acquired the cellophane business from Cydsa (Monterrey, Mexico).

—Portola Packaging (San José, CA) has purchased the remaining shares of Shanghai Portola Packaging Co. Ltd. (Shanghai, China).

—Honeywell Engineered Applications and Solutions (Morristown, NJ) has established operations in Brazil, in partnership with Nalchem Termoplasticos, Ltda. (Campinas, Brazil).

—Angelus Sanitary Machine Can Co. (Los Angeles, CA) has appointed Canpac (São Paulo, Brazil) as its new Brazilian agent.

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