Packaging Briefs – WEDNESDAY, MAY 26

David Bellm

January 29, 2014

2 Min Read
Packaging Briefs – WEDNESDAY, MAY 26


RecycleBank appoints Ian Yolles and Samantha Skey to executive team
RecycleBank proudly announces the appointments of Ian Yolles as Chief Marketing Officer and Samantha Skey as Chief Revenue Officer. The announcement was made by RecycleBank CEO, Co-Founder and Chairman Ron Gonen, and is effective immediately.

Caraustar recognized by Eastman Chemical Company
Caraustar Industries, Inc.'s Kernersville, NC plant has been recognized by Eastman Chemical Company and awarded Eastman's Supplier Excellence Award. To qualify for this award, the supplier must meet certain criteria including on-time delivery performance, conformance to specifications, and continual improvement with value-added projects.

BOWE BELL + HOWELL announces cooperative agreement with China Post/Shanghai Research Institute
BOWE BELL + HOWELL (BBH) and China Post/Shanghai Research Institute (SRI) today held a signing ceremony finalizing a cooperative agreement that enables distribution of BBH's High-Speed Flats Feeder technology into mainland China, and integration of SRI cross-belt technology into BBH systems for the global market. China Post is a state-owned large enterprise that regulates the national postal industry in the People's Republic of China, and SRI is a leading research and development organization that consults and provides solutions and recommendations to China Post.

Cereplast enters distribution agreement with Ashland to supply environmentally friendly bioplastic resins
Cereplast, Inc. announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Ashland Distribution, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc. to supply bioplastic resins to their global distribution business. This partnership reflects Cereplast’s overall growth strategy and continued commitment to expanding the company’s distribution reach in North America.

SCA appoints Kersti Strandqvist Senior Vice President of new corporate staff function for sustainability
Kersti Strandqvist has been appointed Senior Vice President of the new corporate staff function for Sustainability and will also be a member of SCA’s Corporate Senior Management Team. Kersti Strandqvist was employed at SCA in 1997 and has since worked in various positions in the hygiene area, which accounts for 60% of the Group’s sales. Kersti Strandqvist is currently Vice President of the Feminine Care product area within the Group’s unit for category control, the Global Hygiene Category.

NatureWorks LLC names U.S. Pacific nonwovens exclusive agent for Ingeo spun-melt applications in the Asia Pacific region
NatureWorks LLC has selected U.S. Pacific Nonwovens Industry, Ltd. as the exclusive agent for Ingeo spun-melt (spun-bond and melt-blown) nonwovens in the Asia Pacific Region. The new relationship between NatureWorks, the manufacturer of Ingeo biopolymer and U.S. Pacific was announced in April at the international biopolymers conference, “Innovation Takes Root 2010,” in Dallas. The conference, organized by NatureWorks, also featured announcements about several additional advances with Ingeo in fibers and nonwovens.

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