Packaging Briefs – THURSDAY, JUNE 24

David Bellm

January 29, 2014

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Packaging Briefs – THURSDAY, JUNE 24


Henkel wins Walmart sustainability award for second time in a row
At the Walmart vendor meeting in Bentonville, Arkansas at the beginning of June, Henkel was recognized as the global supplier that has made the biggest contribution to sustainability. "We are quite honored to be receiving this award for the second year in a row. Sustainability is in Henkel's DNA and we are very proud to continue to support Walmart's significant and industry-leading sustainability efforts," said Brad Casper, President and Chief Executive Officer, Henkel Consumer Goods Inc. in North America.

Yaskawa America announces new Motoman Robotics facility
Yaskawa America, Inc. announced that its Motoman Robotics division has executed an Option Agreement to secure property at the newly developed Austin Road interchange just south of Dayton, Ohio, for its new 300,000 square foot state-of-the-art office and production facility. This new facility, which will serve as Motoman Robotics’ new North American headquarters, will combine the current West Carrollton, Ohio headquarters, along with a manufacturing plant and a warehouse located in Troy, Ohio. The new facility will house approximately 250-275 employees, with the plan to expand the employee base and facility as the company expands its operations. The facility plan allows for the building to be expanded by an additional 200,000 square feet to support Motoman Robotics’ planned growth.

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