Packaging Briefs – Monday, August 9, 2010

David Bellm

January 29, 2014

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Packaging Briefs – Monday, August 9, 2010

Graham Packaging to acquire Liquid Container, L.P.
Graham Packaging Company Inc. announced that its subsidiary, Graham Packaging Acquisition Corp., has signed a purchase agreement to acquire Liquid Container, L.P. and its subsidiaries for total purchase consideration of $568 million, subject to certain adjustments. Liquid Container operates fourteen blow molded plastic container plants in the U.S. serving food and household product categories. Liquid Container is expected to have net sales in North America of almost $400 million and EBITDA of approximately $72 million in 2010. Approximately 80% of Liquid Container's unit sales are supplied to customers in the food category.

Morrison’s Nick Wilson elected to advisory council of Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana
Morrison Container Handling Solutions, a leading manufacturer of timing screws and change parts for the packaging industry, announces that President Nick Wilson has been named to the advisory council of the Purdue Technology Center of Northwest Indiana, in Crown Pointe, Indiana. As a member of the Purdue Technology Center advisory council, Nick Wilson joins a select team of 10 new members and 13 other business and education professionals in providing perspective and guidance to the Purdue Technology Center. Nick Wilson will work with client companies and serve as a resource to the center’s management.

Nordson enhances electronic test and inspection capabilities
Nordson Corporation announced that it has formed a test and inspection group within its Advanced Technology segment to better leverage the competencies of its Nordson DAGE and Nordson YESTECH subsidiaries. With the formation of the new group, the Nordson DAGE team located in the UK will continue to focus on X-ray and Bond Test products while Nordson YESTECH, based in Carlsbad, California, will concentrate on its historical strengths in AOI. The Nordson DAGE and Nordson YESTECH brand names will continue to be attached to the respective product lines.

Document Security Systems, Inc. awarded $2.7 million packaging order from Walgreens Co.
Document Security Systems, Inc. a developer and manufacturer of security and authentication solutions which prevent counterfeiting and brand fraud announced that it has been awarded an annual packaging order contract order from Walgreens worth approximately $2.7 million through July 2011, with additional opportunities for non-contract work. The order represents a renewal of an ongoing relationship between Document Security Systems' packaging subsidiary, Premier Packaging, and Walgreens.


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