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  1. Jiffy Packaging Upgrades To Latest Version Of QAD Enterprise Applications ERP

    QAD Inc. , a leading provider of enterprise software and services designed for global manufacturing companies, recently announced that Jiffy Packaging, a European manufacturer of polyolefin foam and bubble products, has chosen to upgrade its ERP to the latest version of QAD Enterprise Applications 

  2. Dow Completes Construction Of ELITE Enhanced Polyethylene Production Unit In Freeport, Texas

    The Dow Chemical Company recently announced the completion of the construction phase of its new ELITE enhanced polyethylene production facility in Freeport, Texas

  3. NatureWorks Licenses Plaxica’s Optipure D-lactic Acid Process Technology To Expand Its Ingeo Product Portfolio

    NatureWorks announced today that it has signed a contract to license Plaxica’s Optipure chemical processing technology for the production of D-lactic acid. The license provides NatureWorks with a low-cost route to produce D-lactic acid, a building block for a further range of performance Ingeo™ PLA grades 

  4. Envision Plastics Flagship Product, EcoPrime, Can Now Be Used In Packaging For Fatty Foods And Spirits

    Envision Plastics is excited to announce that the U.S. Food & Drug Administration (FDA) has issued a letter of no objection regarding the suitability of Envision’s flagship product, EcoPrime, when used at levels up to 100% in HDPE packaging for fatty foods and spirits under FDA’s Conditions of Use A through H

  5. Fisher Container Completes Acquisition Of Packaging Products Corporation In Partnership With Morgan Stanley Capital Partners

    Fisher Container Holdings, LLC (“Fisher”) announced today that it completed its acquisition of Packaging Products Corporation, LLC (“PPC”). Fisher is a portfolio company majority owned by investment funds managed by Morgan Stanley Capital Partners (“MSCP”), the Private Equity team within Morgan Stanley Investment Management. PPC represents the first add-on acquisition for Fisher since MSCP’s investment in February 2017. Fisher, headquartered in Buffalo Grove, IL, is a leading manufacturer of innovative and technical flexible packaging

  6. Condair Announces: Joint Venture In Mexico

    Condair Group and its American Head Office in Ottawa, also responsible for the region of Latin America, are pleased to announce the creation of Condair Mexico through a joint venture with Mr. Leandro Oliveira, owner of Requilsa (based in Querétaro, Mexico). The creation of Condair MX, S.A.P.I. de C.V. reflects the consistent forward integration of Condair into promising geographic markets as well as the global strengthening of "Humidification and Evaporative Cooling" and in particular

  7. Krones Strengthens Process Technology Footprint In U.S. Via Acquisition Of Javlyn

    Krones, a leading manufacturer of filling and packaging technology, has completed the acquisition of Javlyn. Javlyn is based in New York State, and integrates process systems for the food, dairy and beverage industry. This Smart News Release features multimedia 

  8. Fresno Food Expo New Product and Fred Ruiz Entrepreneurial Awards Now Open

    Food and beverage innovators and entrepreneurs from throughout Central California are encouraged to submit applications for the fifthannual Fresno Food Expo New Product Awards, presented by Baker Peterson Franklin, CPA, LLP, and the third annual Fred Ruiz Entrepreneurial Award 

  9. Aptar Food + Beverage And GualapackGroup Partner To Launch A Premade No-Spill Spouted Pouch Solution

    Aptar Food + Beverage, a global leader in innovative dispensing solutions for on-the-go drinks in the beverage market, and GualapackGroup, a leader in premade spouted pouches, are pleased to announce that they are partnering to launch their first premade no-spill spouted pouch solution for the European beverage market 

  10. Nordson ASYMTEK Receives Innovation And Vision Awards

    Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company, a leader in dispensing, coating, and jetting technologies, received two prestigious awards for innovative technology during NEPCON China 2017: the Innovation Award from Electronics Manufacturing (EM) Asia in the category of Special Systems--Dispensing Systems and the VISION Award for Innovative Products & Services in Surface Mount from SMT China magazine in the Dispensing and Conformal Coating category