Jack Mans, Plant Operations Editor

January 29, 2014

2 Min Read


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points Dan Jones as vp of corporate development.

Sapient Automation names William Fabricino as Midwest sales manager.

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ke as evp, sales; John Biscanti as evp, operations; and Thomas Lazzaro as chief procurement officer.

Automated Imaging Assn. (AIA) hires Robert McCurrach as director, standards development.
SICK appoints Craig Smith as president of SICK Ltd. Dow names Glenn Wright as business vp, performance packaging global business.
Ball Corp. promotes Lisa Pauley to svp, human resources and administration and elects Charles Baker as corporate secretary.


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r hires Mike Wilcox as vp of sales, marketing and aftermarket services and Fred Green as vp of operations.

Domino North America appoints Fred Brunk as svp of sales and marketing.
TricorBraun names Jad Darsey as director of sustainability and plastics.
Menasha Packaging promotes Jonathan McKellips to general manager of its Neenah complex.
Schawk Inc. appoints Lor Gold to global chief creative officer.

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Intelligrated appoints Greg Cronin as executive vp.
Cermex names Marc Ville as managing director.

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oints Christian Wagner as CEO.

ITW Muller appoints Rob Payne to industry manager.



Polyplex USA builds a $187-million polyester film plant in Morgan County, AL.
Sonoco builds a $15-million, 120,000-sq-ft rigid plastic container plant in New Albany, OH.
SATO Corp. changes to a pure holding company structure. The newly formed holding company, SATO Holdings, establishes the following new subsidiary companies: SATO Corp., SATO Communications Co. Ltd., SATO Printing Co. Ltd., SATO Techno Lab Co. Ltd., SATO Mechatronics Co. Ltd. and SATO Quality Assurance Co. Ltd.
Phoenix Closures builds a new 250,000-sq-ft manufacturing plant in Greencastle, IN. 



Bemis Co. acquires Mayor Packaging of Hong Kong.
Nordson Corp. acquires Value Plastics Inc.
Huhtamaki acquires Brazilian film extruder and converter Prisma Pack Indъstria de Filmes Tйcnicos e Embalagens Ltda (Camaзari,Brazil).
Wildeck Inc. acquires Ladder Industries Inc. based in Goodyear, AZ.
Dow and Saudi Aramco plan massive $20 billion plastics plant in the Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia.

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Jack Mans

Plant Operations Editor

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