Newsmakers 1378

January 29, 2014

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Domino Printing Sciences p.l.c. appoints Carl Traynor vp of marketing for its North American operations.

The Hudson-Sharp Machine Co. names Angiolo Brilli aftermarket sales and marketing manager.

Applied Vision Corp. promotes Bud Patel to vp of sales.

CVC Technologies, Inc. promotes Andy Span to president, CVC Technologies, Inc. USA operations and announces that Capmatic, Ltd., Quebec, has exclusive rights to sell CVC Technologies Inc. products, services and parts in Canada.

Key Technology promotes Bret Larreau to process vegetable and fruit industry marketing manager.

Lenze-AC Tech hires Jim Craig as the director of engineering.

Cereplast, Inc. names Randy G. Woelfel president and CSO.

Seegrid Corp. appoints Mitchell Weiss COO and Greg Cronin as executive vp.

Mark Andy, Inc. hires Ken Daming as finishing equipment sales manager.

Markem-Imaje appoints Jacques Desroches regional general manager for North America Distribution.

Kliklok-Woodman promotes Brett Duernberger to sales director.

SDI Group USA hires Dave Halker as senior consultant.

Multisorb Technologies appoints Daniel Casacci business development leader for the electronics market, Adrian T. Possumato global director, healthcare packaging and Laurent Rozier business development representative, healthcare packaging for central and southern Europe.

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. names Ken Kushibab vp and division controller for the Recycling Div.

Mettler-Toledo Safeline appoints Dick Wyman x-ray sales manager and Cary Chapman field-service manager.

Nova Chemicals appoints Grant Thomson president of the olefins and feedstocks business.

PneumaticScaleAngelus promotes Paul Kearney to vp of new machine sales, Jim Foley to vp of after-market sales and David Utrup to vp of customer service.

Tagsys RFID appoints Bill Stuek CEO.


Cereplast, Inc. opens European headquarters in France and hires Jerome Raphanaud as senior vp, Europe, to head its European operations.

Ferro Corp.'s Organic Specialties Group restructures its plastics business and combines several sub-business units into the Engineered Polymer Products unit.

Honeywell expands production of Aclar® film by up to 23 percent at Pottsville, Pa. facility.

Kureha PGA LLC builds a new, high-performance polymer, polyglycolic acid plant at DuPont's site in Belle, WV.

MeadWestvaco becomes MWV in a global rebranding initiative.

Menasha Packaging expands its wide-web printing facility in Neenah, WI.

Octal Holding and Co. SAOC adds 500,000 metric tons/yr of polyethylene terephthalate production capacity in Salalah, Oman.

UPM Raflatac, a Finnish manufacturer of self-adhesive labels, opens a $100-million manufacturing plant in Dixon, IL, setting up a Midwestern hub as part of a $270-million global-expansion program.

Bausch Advanced Technology Group doubles the square footage of its in Clinton, CT facility.


Alpha Packaging acquires Technigraph Corp., Winona, MN.

Apriso and AICOMP join forces.

Benchmark Automation is named the exclusive U.S. distributor for INEVER,

Consolidated Graphics, Inc. acquires PBM Graphics, Inc., Durham, NC.

Eastman Chemical Co. sells its European PET and PTA assets to Indorama for close to $354 million.

EPCO integrates Brown Machine and moves to Brown's facility in Beaverton, MI.

Flint Group acquires Siegwerk Group's packaging ink business in Australia and New Zealand.

GE Fanuc Intelligent Platforms, a unit of GE Enterprise Solutions, acquires MTL Instruments Group p.l.c.'s Open Systems Technology product lines and agrees to resell Catapult software, Ltd's. iPower product as a standard Proficy® HMI/SCADA - iFIX option.

Schneider Electric acquires Intelligent Motion Systems.

KapStone Paper and Packaging Corp. purchases MeadWestvaco Corp.'s North Charleston Kraft Div. and related assets for $485 million.

Multi Packaging Solutions, Inc. acquires Innovative Creative Packaging Solutions, South Plainfield, NJ.

Multivac partners with Johnsondiversey.

Piedmont National Corp. sells Lantech packaging systems in the southeast U.S.

Printable Technologies®, Inc., Kodak's Graphic Communications Group integrates Printable's FusionPro® web products with the Kodak® EMS business software.

Pro Mach, Inc. acquires Labeling Systems, Inc.

Bosch Rexroth acquires K. & H. Eppensteiner, Ketsch, Germany.

Amcor sells its flexibles packaging plants located in Lund, Sweden, and Somerset, U.K., to Swedish private equity group, Accent Equity 2008.

Rockwell Automation, Inc. acquires the Safety and Automation business of CEDES AG.

IMA Group SpA acquires BOC Edwards Pharmaceutical Systems Group.

Multi-Color Corp. acquires Collotype International Holdings Pty., Ltd. for $200 million (Australian).

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