Pretium Packaging (St. Louis, MO) has started a nearly $10 million capital investment program to upgrade and purchase machinery for the company’s North American plants.
Arrowhead Systems LLC (Randolph, WI) completed its financial reorganization, emerging from Chapter 11 bankruptcy proceedings.
Performance Systematix Inc. (Grand Rapids, MI) had a groundbreaking ceremony for a new building at 5569 33rd St. SE in Grand Rapids.
KHS, Inc. (Waukesha, WI) acquired Klöckner Bartelt (Sarasota, FL).
Greif Bros. (Delaware, OH) opened a steel drum plant in Taicang, Jiangsu, China.
GE Fanuc Automation North America (Charlottesville, VA) acquired Ramix Inc. (Ventura, CA), a supplier of embedded computing technology.
PAC-Exhibition Inc. (Toronto, Ontario, Canada) purchased the Canadian Materials Handling and Logistics Show.
Menasha Packaging Co. (Neenah, WI) acquired both United Packaging (Schaumburg, IL) and Triangle Container Corp. (Philadelphia, PA).
DT Packaging Systems (Leominster, MA) has moved into its new, expanded North American headquarters at 7 New Lancaster Rd., Leominster, MA 01453, phone: 978/537-8534, fax: 978/840-0730.
Riverwood (Atlanta, GA) signed a definitive merger agreement with Graphic Packaging (Golden, CO). The companies will merge in a stock transaction with an enterprise value of approximately $3 billion.
Sig Combibloc (Columbus, OH) sold its Fresh Gable Top Business to Elopak (New Hudson, MI).
Flint Ink (Ann Arbor, MI) aligned with CGM Security Solutions (Somerset, NJ), wherein CGM will consult with Flint in the development of new security products.
VPI Mirrex (Sheboygan, WI) sold all manufacturing assets of its Delaware City, DE, facility, as well as its proprietary product formulations and trade names to Klöckner Pentaplast (Gordonsville, VA).
Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery (Sturtevant, WI) increased its mix of available Allen-Bradley Programmable Logic Controllers from Rockwell Automation (Milwaukee, WI) to include MicroLogix and ControlLogix platforms in addition to the SLC Series previously in use on its machinery.
DVT Corp. (Duluth, GA) has moved into a new corporate headquarters that has more than 3 times the floor space of the previous building plus an expanded Global Training Center and communications infrastructure.