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Pro Mach Inc., Cincinnati, completed its acquisition of global capping machinery manufacturer Ets. André Zalkin & Cie. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Zalkin’s management team and employees will continue to operate from their facilities in Montreuil L’Argillé and Rueil-Malmaison, France.
Avure Technologies, Franklin, Tenn., separated into two distinct operating units: Avure Industrial Division and Avure HPP Equipment and Services Division. Both divisions will operate as separate strategic business units. This separation allows each to focus on customer service, new product development and application support specific to its specialty, the company says. Jeff Williams was named chief executive officer of the HPP Equipment and Services Division, and Jan Söderström will assume the position of chief executive officer of the Avure Industrial Division.
KHS developed the new, horizontally arranged Feedflow feed module for conveying very light preforms to its InnoPET Blomax stretch blow molder.
Palmer Wahl Instrumentation Group added a new precision digital pressure gauge to its portfolio of pressure products.
Thomasville, N.C.-based Wright Global Graphics made a $1.5 million investment in an eight-color Mark Andy P5 press to meet the demands of the expanding food and beverage industry. The new press streamlines the label printing and finishing process and allows the company to provide customers with the printed product labels needed to stand out on retail shelves, the company says.
Spirax Sarco released its new AEL6 series of smart, high-speed linear electric actuators.
Verst Group Logistics offers one-source shrink-sleeve contract decorating for consumer packaged goods brands.
Paxton Products’ new Ionized Air System can be used to remove particulates, dust and contaminants from surfaces by using its powerful ionization capabilities coupled with Paxton’s centrifugal blowers and air delivery systems.
Dematic, Grand Rapids, Mich., announced that it is expanding its West Coast operations to address customers' needs to continue to localize distribution and deliver goods more cost and time efficiently to consumers. Pat Fitzpatrick was appointed as general manager to lead the Western expansion efforts. In his new role, he is responsible for managing the sales and engineering efforts in California, Oregon, Washington, Idaho, Nevada, Arizona, Alaska and Hawaii. The company also is adding 10-20 engineers and support jobs at its new office located in Orange, Calif.
Highlighting its Freightliner Trucks Business Class M2, Daimler Trucks North America LLC’s Freightliner trucks offer the M2 106 and M2 112, which both feature best-in-class visibility with a 2,500-square-inch windshield and have numerous manual, automated and automatic transmission choices, the company says.
Celebrating the most innovative packaging, Luxe Pack Shanghai continues to identify cutting-edge trends that drive the packaging industry.Read More
Label Summit Latin America 2013 is the leading label and package printing event in the region, with top speakers and industry suppliers from around the world.Read More
With more than 1,100 exhibitors signed up for the 2014 show, this year’s CeMat promises to be a leading event for the intralogistics industry.Read More
The Beckum, Germany-based Beumer Group will introduce its new and improved products along with an update about the company’s development at a press meeting at the CeMat tradeshow.Read More
Labelexpo Americas, launched in 1989, is the largest label converting event in the Americas.Read More
Drink Technology India and International PackTech India are teaming up together again Sept. 25-27, 2014, in Mumbai.Read More
Labelexpo India was launched in 2002 and joined the Labelexpo Global Series in 2007.Read More
With 1,750 companies exhibiting their innovations, Pack Expo 2013 in Las Vegas proved once again to be the industry-defining event of the year.Read More