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  • N.C. State Professor Martin Hubbe Named TAPPI Fellow for 2010

    March 22, 2010

    Martin A. Hubbe, Ph.D., has been designated as one of nine TAPPI Fellows for 2010. He currently serves as Professor at North Carolina State University in Raleigh, NC. Fellow is an honorary title bestowed upon less than one percent of TAPPI’s membership. It is given to individuals who have...

  • Norwood Marking Systems Celebrates 50 Years

    March 17, 2010

    Norwood Marking Systems has announced the celebration of its 50th anniversary. Established in 1960 by Eugene Norwood, Norwood Marking Systems is recognized worldwide for high-quality thermal transfer and hot stamp printing equipment. Norwood’s technology leadership began with the...

  • Bemis Completes Acquisition of Alcan Packaging Food Americas

    March 2, 2010

    Bemis Company, Inc. has completed its acquisition of the Food Americas operations of Alcan Packaging, a business unit of Rio Tinto plc. Under the terms of the $1.2 billion transaction, Bemis acquired 23 Food Americas flexible packaging facilities in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, Brazil, Argentina, and...

  • Bemis Receives Regulatory Approval for Alcan Packaging Food Americas Acquisition

    February 26, 2010

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia has signed an order, approving Bemis' acquisition of the Food Americas operations of Alcan Packaging, a business unit of international mining group Rio Tinto plc, subject to certain conditions. The Food...

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  • Thiele Technologies Announces $1.5 Million Bagging System Order

    February 11, 2010

    Thiele Technologies Inc., a leading manufacturer of high-speed packaging equipment solutions headquartered in Minneapolis, has announced the receipt of a $1.5 million order placed by a prominent pet food manufacturer for three new bagging systems located in each of its three manufacturing cities....

  • FleetwoodGoldcoWyard Combines U.K. Operations to Form CBI Fleetwood Ltd.

    January 26, 2010

    FleetwoodGoldcoWyard Inc. has announced the merger of its two key business locations in the U.K. The company’s European operation in St. Albans, U.K., and Central Bottling International Ltd., a FleetwoodGoldcoWyard company in Doncaster, U.K., will now operate as one business under the new...

  • Bemis Provides Update on Pending Alcan Packaging Food Americas Acquisition

    January 4, 2010

    Bemis Company, Inc. has announced that it is involved in discussions with the staff of the Department of Justice regarding their review, under the Hart-Scott-Rodino Antitrust Improvements Act of 1976, of Bemis' pending acquisition of the Food Americas operations of Alcan Packaging, a business unit...


  • Science of Palletizing Fourth Edition Published

    November 18, 2009

    The Science of Palletizing is an educational introduction to the basics of unit-load forming and is designed to familiarize readers with the fundamentals of palletizing. Since all palletizing applications are unique, having a good understanding of the information covered is an essential tool in the...