Industry watch


Jacobson Companies established Jacobson Global Logistics, Ltd.
in Hong Kong.

Adept Technology entered into an agreement to acquire privately held InMoTx, Denmark, a manufacturer of technology for the food processing market.

Memjet announced three new global OEM partnerships for the home and office market. Each company will bring Memjet-powered printers to their respective countries. They are Lenovo, China; Kpowerscience Co., Taiwan; and WeP Peripherals, India.

Dynamic Conveyor celebrates 20 years of manufacturing conveyor systems.

Sakata INX Corp. acquired an additional interest in Toyo Ink. Mfg. Co. Ltd.

Alpha Packaging acquired Progressive Plastics, Inc.

ThermoSafe Brands will expand its Hayward, CA, facility and product capabilities to increase its support to customers on the West Coast.

Epson Robots opened a new office in São Paulo, Brazil.

Fanuc Robotics America sold its 100,000th robot in the Americas
to Schneider Packaging.

TricorBraun acquired Penn Bottle and Supply Co.


Multivac appointed Tony Marmon regional manager for Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona and Aaron Kaloci customer support representative for Alaska
for its Food Div.

Adam Mulder was named sales administrator for Spee-Dee Packaging Machinery, Inc.

Kevin Bauer was named president of Power Packaging, an Exel company.


Pregis Hexacomb’s Aoiz, Spain manufacturing facility received a European Foundation for Quality Management award from its regional Government Foundation of Excellence.

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., was awarded the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute’s 2010 Environmental Leadership Award.

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