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Packaging Strategies back issues
Kortec raises the multilayer production bar with 72-cavity co-injection system.(Brief Article)
February 28, 2003... Kortec, Inc., Beverly, MA, has introduced what it says is the first 72-cavity PET co-injection system for the production of multilayer preforms. According to Kortec, the new system has already been sold to a PET container converter and has been designed for a "unique carbonated soft drink...
Packaging Strategies 2003 program could boost lagging consumer confidence index.(Brief Article)
February 28, 2003... With speakers focused on global manufacturing, indicators of the packaging industry's health, and perspectives on how to successfully negotiate the most challenging operating conditions in a decade, Packaging Strategies 2003 could be the defining experience of the year to boost executives'...
EC hands down quick approval for Alcan's purchase of VAW Packaging.(Norsk Hydro ASA)(Brief Article)
February 28, 2003... In a surprisingly quick decision, the European Commission (EC) has granted Alcan, Montreal, QC, Canada, clearance to complete its $344mn purchase of VAW Packaging, otherwise known as FlexPac, from Norsk Hydro (P.S., 11/30/02). Flexible packaging converter FlexPac is being spun off of...
Alcoa combines strengths of Ivex and Reynolds to create new entity.(Reynolds Foodservice Packaging and Ivex Packaging Corp. combined to form Reynolds Food Packaging)(Brief Article)
February 28, 2003... Alcoa, Richmond, VA, has combined its two acquired businesses--Reynolds Foodservice Packaging and Ivex Packaging Corporation--to form a new company, Reynolds Food Packaging, which will be headquartered in Lincolnshire, IL. Alcoa acquired Ivex in July 2002 and purchased Reynolds Metals in...
Smurfit steps down from SSC chair; moore to head no. 1 packaging firm.(Smurfit-Stone Container Corp.; Patrick J. Moore replaces Michael W.J. Smurfit )(Brief Article)
February 28, 2003... Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. (SSC) announced late last week that Michael W.J. Smurfit will retire from his posts as chairman of the board and director of Smurfit-Stone, May 8. Patrick J. Moore, president/ceo of Smurfit-Stone, has been elected to succeed Smurfit as chairman of the board...