PACKAGING BRIEFS - Tuesday, Nov. 9

Linda Casey

January 29, 2014

2 Min Read
PACKAGING BRIEFS - Tuesday, Nov. 9


AutomationDirect ranked as one of Atlanta's best places to work
AutomationDirect has been named one of Atlanta's Best Places to Work in 2010 by the Atlanta Business Chronicle. In 2009, AutomationDirect a;sp was recognized as the seventh best small company to work for in America by the Society for Human Resource Management and the Great Place to Work Institute Inc.

Morrison boasts 12 PMMI-certified trainers
Morrison Container Handling Solutions announces that the number of Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) Certified Trainers on staff has reached 12.


Henkel event focuses on women in the global workplace
Henkel Corp. recently hosted a diversity event that promotes the professional development of women. Organized by B-NOW (Bridgewater Networking Organization for Women at Henkel), the occasion saluted accomplished women featured as speakers and panelists, as well as Henkel participants for their achievements in bringing Henkel's Diversity Strategy to life.


Maxcess names new vp for Asia-Pacific markets
Maxcess has promoted Ron Schmidt to vp - Asia Pacific. In his new role, Schmidt will be responsible for sales growth throughout Asia, South America and other emerging markets. Formerly vp of market development, Schmidt has been with the company 34 years, holding various leadership positions within manufacturing, sales, marketing and corporate development.


Prime Star Group receives Certification of Biodegradability for film
Prime Star Group Inc. announces that its SmartPax Eco-Film has received Certification of Biodegradability. The biodegradation of the plastic were tested using ASTM D5209-91, "Standard test Method for Determining the Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials in the presence of Municipal Sewage Sludge", ASTM D5338.98, Standard Test Method for Determining Aerobic Biodegradation of Plastic Materials under Controlled Composting Conditions, which is equivalent to CEN pr EN WI 261085 and the ISO 14855 method.


Proactive Packaging & Display launches new website
Proactive Packaging & Display has launched its new website ( aimed at retailers, consumer packaged goods (CPG) manufacturers, brokers, co-packers and converters. Proactive's new website is designed to quickly familiarize visitors with the company's seamlessly integrated range of packaging design offerings, production solutions and technical capabilities.



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