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  • Bemis Provides Update Regarding Proposed Acquisition of Alcan Packaging Food Americas

    September 18, 2009

    Bemis Company Inc. has announced that it received a request for additional information and documentary material, often referred to as a "Second Request," from the United States Department of Justice (DOJ) in connection with its Hart-Scott-Rodino regulatory review of Bemis' proposed...

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  • Environmental Packaging Technologies Named Sponsor for Canada's 'We Day'

    September 16, 2009

    Flexitank technology leader, Environmental Packaging Technologies Ltd. (EPT), has been named a presenting sponsor for "We Day", the Free The Children signature event said to be the world's largest network of children helping children through education.   Founded in 1995 by 12-...

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  • Sustainable Packaging That Won't Break the Bank: CAPS Meets Demands to Go Green in a Tough Economy

    September 9, 2009

    Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS), a leading provider of container management services, is helping manufacturers and suppliers nationwide reduce supply chain waste. With increasing government and corporate demands, implementing sustainable practices throughout the supply chain is at the...

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  • Thiele Technologies Announces Acquisition of Hudson-Sharp Machinery

    August 24, 2009

    Larry Smith, president and CEO of Thiele Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-speed integrated packaging equipment solutions headquartered in Minneapolis, has announced the acquisition of Hudson-Sharp Machinery Co. of Green Bay, WI, and Brussels, Belgium, a world leader in the design...

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  • Plastic Technologies' Brady Assumes Interim Dean Position at University of Toledo

    August 4, 2009

    Dr. Thomas E. Brady, chairman and founder of Plastic Technologies Inc. (PTI), assumed his new position as interim dean of the University of Toledo’s (UT) Judith Herb College of Education, effective August 1.        A former member of the board of trustees for...

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  • TAPPI Appoints Bell Vice President of Corporate Relations

    July 22, 2009

    TAPPI has announced the appointed of David Bell as vice president of corporate relations. In this role, he will be involved in directing corporate sponsorships, fundraising, and major gifts. Related activities will have him involved in TAPPI Foundation fundraising, grant development, and acting as...

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  • Bemis to Acquire Alcan Packaging Food Americas

    July 6, 2009

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire the Food Americas operations of Alcan Packaging, a business unit of international mining group Rio Tinto plc, for $1.2 billion. Pursuant to the agreement, Bemis will acquire 23 Food Americas flexible packaging...

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  • TAPPI Achieves $6.2 Million Turnaround with Team Approach

    June 29, 2009

    After 11 years of operating in the red, the Technical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry (TAPPI) is seeing black. The turnaround is the result of a team-based approach that focuses on involvement and ideas from association staff, board members, and volunteers. Combined with a new emphasis...

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  • Pregis Named Packaging Distributors of America's Vendor of the Year

    June 24, 2009

    Pregis Corp. was recently named Vendor of the Year by the Packaging Distributors of America (PDA), Alpharetta, GA.        “The company was selected Vendor of the Year because of its innovative products and outstanding service,” said George Strobel,...

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  • Bulk Bag Hang-Weigh Filler

    June 23, 2009

    This new bulk bag filler provides simplified portability for bulk bag filling operations. Traditional floor-mounted load cells pose problems and limitations if the filler frame should need to be moved. The load cells of the Hang-Weigh filler system have been relocated onto the bulk bag frames...

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