Kansas City, MO-based Multivac expand- ed its headquarters to meet greater customer demand. The newly expanded headquarters includes 20 rollstock and tray sealing systems, as well as more than 100 vacuum chamber units. This reduces shipping lead time… Read More »
Pechiney Group subsidiary Techpack cre- ated Techpack Asia following an agreement with Nrtjahya Tanudisastro, owner of the Indonesian group Tiger. The cosmetic assets of Tiger, including 120 injection presses and six surface treatment lines, will be… Read More »
The Geismar, LA plant has been upgraded too. The plant is a leading producer of EO/glycols, ethoxylate surfactants, detergent alcohols and linear alcohols 9-11 (plasticizers) and 12-17 (light duty detergents and powders). The ingredients offer specia… Read More »
The Yankee Candle Company’s “Make a Memory” service enables customers to customize, design and purchase candles directly through the company’s website.
“Make a Memory” was created by Molecular using Macrodmedia… Read More »
Rexam Beauty & Closure’s global dis-pensing systems business unit is now known as Rexam Dispensing Systems.
The new name replaces Rexam Sofab and Rexam SMT and encompasses the unit’s three sites in Europe and the U.S.
Rexam Disp… Read More »
West Haven, CT-based O.Berk Company of New England recently purchased Greenfield Associates Inc., New York.
“We foresee a smooth transition in the incorporation of Greenfield’s customers and inventory into our New England facility,&rd… Read More »
Packaging Advantage Corp. (PAC), Los Angeles, acquired Cygnus Corp., Chicago, in September.
PAC president and chief executive officer John Phillipp said that the acquisition will greatly accelerate the company’s growth and provide diversific… Read More »
To reinforce its split from Henkel, Cognis has developed a new logo. The logo reflects its standing as a newcomer among the chemical giants, Cognis executives said.
The “O” in the Cognis name integrates the shining blue iris of… Read More »
Bedford Park, IL-based Raani Corp. has expanded its hot fill production capacity for personal care products. This constitutes the fourth major production expansion during the past three years, executives said.
Dr. Eugene Frank, senior vice preside… Read More »
Avon Cosmetics chose Twincraft Soap Company, Winooski, VT, to be the exclusive supplier of its Skin So Soft line, Moisture Therapy, soap on a rope and novelty soaps.
“We are delighted Avon chose Twincraft,” said Peter Asch, president… Read More »
Degussa Care Specialties’ personal care portal has been redesigned to offer a faster and more convenient way to locate information, according to Degussa executives.
The site includes information about the company’s range of personal ca… Read More »
The International Group Inc. (IGI), Wayne, PA, now delivers an upgraded version of its website. Improvements include navigation through a less graphic-intense interface; a product finder and a search option.
IGI customers can also enter orde… Read More »
A “new and improved” website is operational from Montebello Packaging, Oak Park, IL. The portal helps customers to easily make purchasing decisions. The company offers tubes, materials, dispensing options and caps.
www.montebellopkg.com… Read More »
Twincraft Soap Company added a BFB bundler, a specialized high-speed wrapper that has a wide size range and can over wrap folding boxes from 2-16 packs. Executives at the Winooski, VT-based company said customers can now use extremely thin films and… Read More »
BioScreen Testing: Ranil Fernando has been promoted to vice president, responsible for focusing on the key operations of the company and developing service capabilities. Natalie Allison was named customer service representative, responsible for stren… Read More »
The Pechiney Group’s various companies will showcase their latest offerings at the HBA Global Expo in New York this month. Techpack recently opened a new innovation center to give customers competitive and functional packaging. Cebal Americas h… Read More »
Online travel company Orbitz has partnered with Spa Finder to increase travelers’ access to spa properties, company executives said. Customers can link into Spa Finder’s spa vacation search engine from the Orbitz website to find pricing a… Read More »
Dow Haltermann Custom Processing (DHCP) has launched a new site with the slogan, “Sharing your vision...resourcing your success.” The site provides customers with a resource for DHCP’s contract development and manufacturing capabili… Read More »
CPL Aromas: Karen Fletcher has been named business development manager and will focus on global key accounts and major UK customers. Ms. Fletcher previously served as international key account manager, Haarmann & Reimer.… Read More »
Couples nationwide are continuing the baby boomlet trend as demonstrated by a 52% surge in family planning purchases from June to July, according to drugstore.com’s new Health and Beauty index. In 2002, drugstore.com also reported growth in sen… Read More »
Airspray International, Pompano Beach, FL, recently launched the JetFoam one-touch foamer that allows customers to accurately spray a concentrated stream of foamed cleaner up to three feet onto hard-to-reach surfaces by pressing a button once. The Je… Read More »