Industry Watch

Companies

InteliCoat Technologies sold its Electronic and Engineered Films business unit to Exopack Holding, Inc.

Ampac Packaging LLC acquired Floeter Flexible Packaging Group, Eberdingen, Germany.

Videojet Technologies acquired Prism Inc. to form comprehensive systems for track-and-trace applications.

Newark, part of Premier Farnell Group, signed a U.S. franchise agreement with Turck.

Intralox, L.L.C. expanded its facilities in Japan with a new commercial office in Toyko.

Printpack Inc. acquired Grupo Industrial Plastico, Guadalajara, Mexico.

Rexam completed the acquisition of O-I Plastics Packaging.

Sealed Air Corp. completed the acquisition of Alga Plastics.

OK Intl. Group announced the opening of its new headquarters in Shanghai

People

Brian Panoc joined All-Fill, Inc. as senior mechanical designer, Engineering Dept.

Omron Electronics LLC appointed Gregg A. Holst chief operating officer and president.

Matthew Lanfrankie joined the Matrix sales team as area manager.

Dorner named Gary Wemmert director of new business development and leader of the marketing program. Kim Stoll
will head up Dorner’s development of its industrial conveyor platforms.

Misumi USA, Inc. appointed the following new executives: Masanori Suzuki, president; Misa Nishimura, director of marketing and inside sales, and Dwayne Roark, senior marketing manager.

Gary Pickett was appointed president of Bradman Lake, Inc.

Paul Tichauer was appointed president of Langen Packaging.

The Drake Co. added Dean Warren, director of operations and product development strategy, and Allan Yue, director of creative services.

Achievements

The Food Packaging Div. of the Institute of Food Technology awarded Tom Powers, Multisorb Technologies, the Riester-Davis Award in recognition of a lifetime of achievements in food packaging technology.

Fanuc Robotics America celebrates its 25th-year anniversary in the robotics industry.

Morrison Container Handling Solutions salutes two anniversaries: Steve Smit, 36 years, and Joe Morales, 23 years




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