Relocations, expansions

Mitsubishi Polyester Film (Greer, SC) broke ground for a new film production facility in Greer, SC, on April 18, 2001. —EaglePack Corp.

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(Oakland, CA), formerly SIG Pack Eagle Corp., has returned to private ownership and is located at 2107 Livingston St., Oakland, CA 94606-5218; phone: 510/533-3000, fax: 510/534-3000. —Southern Bag Corp. (Madison, MS) has changed its name to Hood Packaging. —Klöckner Pentaplast of America, Inc. (Gordonsville, VA) has finalized plans for a $10 million expansion at its Rural Retreat, VA, mfg. facility. —Flint Ink Europe (Wolverhampton, UK) has opened a sheet-fed ink plant in Helmond, the Netherlands. —Schawk (Des Plaines, IL) established a design and global production resource center in Chicago, IL. —United Printing (Warwick, RI) has installed a new high-speed Mitsubishi sheet-fed press. —Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (Chicago, IL) will expand bulk laminating capabilities at three of its six North American corrugated bulk laminating facilities. —Bradman Lake (Charlotte, NC) has added 10ꯠ sq’ to its Charlotte, NC-based facility to handle increased machinery sales. —Ez-Tek Industries, Inc. (Deer Park, NY) has opened an office in Shenzhen, China. —A-Pac Mfg. Co. (Walker, MI) purchased a new W&H Varex blown film extrusion line with Optifil P-2 auto gauge control from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp. (Lincoln, RI) for a new company venture called Eagle Film Extruders (Walker, MI). —Weyerhaeuser Co. (Federal Way, WA) is opening a corrugated bulk shipping container assembly operation in Exeter, CA. —CCL Container (Middlesex, NJ) consolidated tube and injection molding sales and marketing personnel into one centralized department, representing all tube formats, metal, laminate, plastic, caps, dispensing closures, and plastic jars. —Label Graphics (Little Falls, NJ) installed a new slitter/inspection re-winder in its Fairfield, NJ, facility.

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