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  • 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...

  • Haver Assembles First U.S. Integra Packaging Machine

    November 3, 2009

    Haver Filling Systems Inc. has successfully assembled the first U.S. Haver Integra packaging system at its facility in Conyers, GA. The Haver Integra is a complete, fully assembled filling system for loose, bulk materials inside a dust-proof enclosure consisting of components such as the...

  • 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...

  • 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-...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...

  • 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...