THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 4, 2010
Stamar Packaging expands
Stamar Packaging Inc. has merged the business and employees of Package Supply & Design, LLC of Memphis, TN, into the Stamar organization. Terms of the merger are undisclosed.
Propack Processing and Packaging Systems Inc., Bradman-Lake changing product marketing strategies
Propack Processing & Packaging Systems, an international supplier of robotic automation solutions, including the LJ Robotic Top Loader System, has changed its business relationship with Bradman-Lake, the manufacturer and global supplier of feeding, wrapping, cartoning and casepacking systems. Effective immediately, both companies have mutually agreed to market their respective products independent of each other.
Propack Processing & Packaging will now provide wrapping and cartoning systems to compliment the LJ Robotic toploader. Bradman Lake will continue to develop their approach of ‘Integrated Packaging Technology' uses products within its portfolio, with no business restrictions on their top loader systems they have now developed.
FSAP and IoPP offer HACCP models for packaging materials
The Food Safety Alliance for Packaging (FSAP) and the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) has announced the publication of Hazardous Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) models for packaging materials. The HACCP models are available for download on the FSAP website at www.foodsafetyallianceforpackaging.com.
Industry leaders work toward sustainable global society by 2050
At the World CEO Forum in New Delhi, the World Business Council for Sustainable Development, a group representing leaders from 29 leading global companies across 14 industries, launched Vision 2050: The New Agenda for Business. The report outlines new business opportunities, valued as much as US$6.2 trillion, for companies working to enable a global population of some 9 billion people to live well within the resources of the planet by 2050.
"The world already has the knowledge, science, technologies, skills and financial resources needed to achieve Vision 2050," says Dr. Mohammad A. Zaidi, Alcoa executive vp and chief technology officer, and co-chair of the extensive 18-month project. "However, concerted global action in the next decade will be required to bring these capabilities and resources together, putting the world on the path to sustainability."