Pechiney Plastic Packaging (Chicago, IL) opened a full-service flexible plant in San Leandro, CA.
Ranpak (Concord Township, OH) opened a new manufacturing plant in Reno, NV.
O. Berk Co. (Union, NJ) is relocating its Port Washington, NY, office to Mineola, NY.
Hart Design & Mfg. (Green Bay, WI) entered into an agreement with B&B Packaging Technology (Hopsten, Germany) to be the exclusive sales representative for B&B in the United States and Canada.
Ampacet (Heath, OH) has completed a $10 million expansion of its Heath, OH, custom color masterbatch production facility.
DT Packaging Systems (Leominster, MA) moved into its new North American headquarters at 7 New Lancaster Rd, Box 929, Leominster, MA, 01453, phone: 978/537-8534, fax: 978/840-0730.
Tuscarora (New Brighton, PA) acquired the assets and business of Specor Systems (Eau Claire, WI).
ID Technology (Fort Worth, TX) has relocated its New England regional office to Mansfield, MA. Also, the company was recently re-certified as a full-service Zebra (Vernon Hills, IL) authorized service provider for 2003.
Specialty Films & Associates, an Exopack company (Spartanburg, SC), and RJR Packaging (Winston-Salem, NC) formed an alliance where Exopack will supply retort pouches for foods and pet foods made of laminates provided by RJR.
Dean Lindsay Design (Chicago, IL) has been formed by Dean Lindsay, who has designed packaging for companies such as Kraft Foods, Nabisco, Nestlé, and Quaker Oats.
Alcoa Closure Systems (Pittsburgh, PA) will expand its plastic closure mfg. capacity in North America and China.
Packaging Machines Intl. (Elk Grove, IL) unveils a new line of corrugated packaging equipment, including custom engineered product handling for case and tray packers.
Reynolds Foodservice (Lincolnshire, IL) and Ivex Packaging (Lincolnshire, IL) integrated and combined into Reynolds Food Packaging, an Alcoa business.
Weber Marking Systems (Arlington Heights, IL) acquired Mark-O-Print (Lubeck, Germany).