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PACKAGING BRIEFS—Tuesday, December 21

Brady Corp. announces divestiture of its global Teklynx software business

Brady Corp, has sold its Teklynx a barcode labeling software business. Teklynx has annual revenues of approximately $10 million, is headquartered in Auch, France.

Specialty Coffee Assn of America to hold annual expo in Texas
The Specialty Coffee Association of America's (SCAA) 23rd Annual Exposition & Symposium will be held in Houston, Texas on April 27 - May 1, 2010. At the annual exposition thousands of coffee professionals from more than 40 countries will converge at the George R. Brown Convention Center to focus on specialty coffee, learn about the latest innovational trends and products in the coffee marketplace, and engage with fellow industry professionals for the ultimate purpose of delivering a better experience for coffee drinkers.

Fraser completes the sale of its New Hampshire paper mill
Fraser Papers Inc. has completed the sale of its paper mill in Gorham, New Hampshire on December 16, 2010, to a subsidiary of Counsel RB Capital, LLC. Fraser Papers remains under creditor protection pursuant to the provisions of the Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA"), with its stay of proceedings having been extended by the court to February 28, 2011.

CAPS recognized for sustainability initiatives
Container and Pooling Solutions (CAPS) named to Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Green Supply Chain Award list for the second consecutive year.  Supply & Demand Chain Executive's Green Supply Chain Award recognizes companies working to achieve measurable sustainability goals within their own operations and/or supply chains, in the areas of sourcing/procurement, fulfillment/logistics, operations, product lifecycle management and more. The awards also recognize providers of supply chain solutions and services that are assisting their customers in achieving measurable sustainability goals.


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