launched its Packaging Systems Optimization microsite. The Web site,
gppso.com, highlights the company’s program to help customers reduce
packaging costs and achieve sustainability on a short lead time.
Hitachi America Ltd.,
Tarrytown, N.Y., received the award for excellence in technology and
product value in the variable speed drives market from consulting company
Frost & Sullivan.
Komatsu and Tusk Lift Trucks, Covington,
Ga., announced their 2006 dealers of the year. Dealers in classified
national markets were awarded for their sales and market share achievements
MEI Conlux, West Chester,
Pa., acquired the assets of ValTech
International LLC (VTI), a provider of currency
validation products based in Las Vegas. VTI’s Vector and Matrix
products will be added to the MEI Conlux portfolio of unattended payment
Nordson, Duluth, Ga.,
introduced its Partnership+Plus program, which allows packagers to acquire
new Nordson adhesive dispensing equipment for a monthly fee. The
company’s ProBlue melters, Blue Series guns and Advanced Technology
hoses are available through the program.
Brentwood, Tenn., was honored by the Economic Development Partnership of
Hendricks County, Ind., as the winner of the 2006 Outstanding Economic
Peterbilt, Denton, Texas,
rolled out its “Models of Innovation” demonstration program.
The program will distribute 2008 Peterbilt models throughout its
nationwide dealer network to allow customers to experience the innovation
R.A. Jones & Co. Inc.,
Covington, Ky., opened its sales and service center in Mexico. The office
will handle all parts, service and equipment needs for the country and will
be managed by Joséé Edmundo Romo.
Raymond Corp., Greene,
N.Y., announced its newly redesigned Web site, raymondcorp.com, now
features user-friendly calculators, pre-owned vehicle inventory, expert
resources, and real-time technical training listings.
Beverage Industry’s November issue highlights the 100-year advocacy of the American Beverage Association and what’s next for CEO Katherine Lugar and a new plastics initiative, Every Bottle Back. This issue includes a special report on craft beer, an Up Close With feature on PRESS hard cider and what is sparking innovation in natural colors. Read more about how protein is powering up beverages and how warehouses are using WMS and WCS systems to streamline operations. As usual, the latest trends in new products, packaging and ingredients are highlighted.
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