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LMC Intl. (Elmhurst, IL) and Dhiman Industries (Punjab, India) formed a strategic marketing agreement for the sales and service of Dhiman confectionery packaging machines in North America.

Tuscarora (New Brighton, PA) purchased the assets of Packaging Resources Group (Longmont, CO).

Graphic Packaging Corp. (Golden, CO) signed a licensing agreement with ProClinical™ Pharmaceutical Services Inc. of Phoenixville, PA, to supply blister packaging that provides child resistance and ease-of-use for seniors.

Seal-It (Farmingdale, NY) added an in-house graphic design team.

The board of directors for The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) (Fort Mill, SC) and the board of trustees of The Converting Equipment Manufacturers Assn. (Springfield, NJ) voted to merge the two organizations under AIMCAL.

Rexam Dispensing Systems is the new name of Rexam Beauty & Closures’ (Purchase, NY) global dispensing systems business unit.

Motoman Inc. (West Carrollton, OH) signed a strategic partner agreement with GCE Technologies (Dayton, OH), a div. of The Gem City Engineering Co., making them a recognized third-party integrator for Motoman robots. Motoman robotic training courses will become a part of the Electronic Engineering Technology associate’s degree program at RETS Tech Center in Centerville, OH.

Exopack (Spartanburg, SC) purchased three new pasted-valve bag lines to be installed in its Hazleton, PA, facility.

WS Packaging Group (Algoma, WI) purchased the assets of IdentiGraphics, Inc. (Portland, OR).

Bemis Co., Inc. (Minneapolis, MN) acquired the Walki Films div. of UPM-Kymmene (Helsinki, Finland). Bemis sold its MACtac, p-s materials business to UPM-Kymmene.

Pinnacle Packaging (Tulsa, OK) purchased International Paper’s (Purchase, NY) folding carton facility in Wilmington, NC.

PolyOne Corp. (Cleveland, OH) formed an integrated network of 11 color labs to serve regional customers across the United States and eastern Canada with color matching, product development, and rapid response.

Solvay America (Brussels, Belgium) has entered into a binding letter of intent for the sale of the North America-based Solvay Fluoropolymers to Dyneon (Oakdale, MN).

Fenner Drives (Manheim, PA) acquired the business and assets of Eagle Belting Co. (Des Plaines, IL).

Principals of Package Service Co., LLC (Kansas City, MO) acquired Slate Packaging Inc. (Philadelphia, PA).

BASF’s (Mount Olive, NJ) will build a new mfg. plant for Syrolux® styrene-butadiene copolymers at the company’s Altamira, Mexico, site.

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