MOVERS & SHAKERS
Dorner Mfg. Corp. promotes John Kuhnz to marketing director.
Flexicell, Inc. hires Geoff Parnell as engineering manager.
Alcoa hires Nicholas Ashooh as vp of corp.affairs.
PMMI promotes Katie Bergmann to vp of administration and Maria Ferrante to vp of education & workforce development.
Ball Corp. names Michael L. Hranicka president, metal beverage packaging, Americas.
Curtis Packaging Corp. appoints Donald R. Droppo, Jr. president and CEO.
KUKA Roboter GmbHpromotes Manfred Gundel to president and CEO.
Intelligrated hires Edward
Puisis as CFO and promotes Jim Sharp to exec. vp.
Key Technology appoints Patrick Marmet area sales manager for France.
GROWING & GOING
OYSTAR Group completes a realignment plan that consolidates 17 individual companies into four business units—Food, Dairy, Consumer and Pharmaceutical.
Printpack opens Printpack (Suzhou) Packaging Co., Ltd. in Suzhou, China.
TAPPI forms multi-industry advisory board to deliver comprehensive BioPro Expo™ program. TAPPI also receives accreditation as a developer of American national standards through the Executive Standards Council of the American National Standards Institute (ANSI).
BUYING & ALLYING
Nordson Corp. acquires German distributor GLT mbH based in Pforzheim, Germany.
I.D. Systems Inc. acquires Asset Intelligence, LLC.
MeadWestvaco Corp. enters strategic alliance with 3C Packaging Inc., Clayton, NC.