International agreements

Amcor Twinpak-North America Inc. (Montreal, Quebec, Canada) has signed an agreement with CNC Containers (Tumwater, WA) that gives Amcor a 100% equity position in CNC.

—Huhtamaki Van Leer (Espoo, Finland) has acquired Packaging Resources, Inc. (Lake Forest, IL). —Jefferson Smurfit Group plc (Dublin, Ireland) has agreed to subscribe for 25% of Leefung-Asco Printers Holdings Ltd. (Hong Kong, China). —AGI Media Packaging (New York, NY) will be the new name for a group of international media packaging companies acquired by Westvaco Corp. (New York, NY) within the last year. —Tuscarora Inc. (New Brighton, PA) has signed a definitive merger agreement with SCA Packaging Intl. B.V. (Stockholm, Sweden) where SCA will acquire all of the outstanding shares of Tuscarora for cash consideration of $21.50 per share. —Rotzinger AG (Basel, Switzerland) and SIG Pack Systems AG (Beringen, Switzerland) signed a cooperation agreement. —Ticona (Frankfurt, Germany) has signed a distribution agreement with Mitsui Chemicals Inc. (New York, NY) to sell its range of Topas cyclo-olefin copolymer products in Japan. —Adept Technology, Inc. (San Jose, CA) has been selected by JOT Automation Group (Oulunsalo, Finland) to provide robotic mechanisms, controllers and machine visions systems.

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