NEWS CLIPS

  • Hampden Papers, Holyoke, MA, achieves chain-of-custody certification to the Forest Stewardship Council, the Sustainable Forest Initiative, and the international Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification.

  • Pemco, Sheboygan, WI, celebrates its 50-year anniversary, having grown from a small packaging machine rebuild company to an international supplier of packaging and sheeting solutions for the paper industry.

  • UK-based Malvern Instruments launches a materials-related blog at www.materials-talks.com.

  • OMNOVA Solutions, Fairlawn, OH, completes its acquisition of specialty chemicals manufacturer Eliokem Intl. from AXA Private Equity.

  • Flexo Concepts, Plymouth, MA, makes available a new video on MicroClean anilox cleaning at www.flexoconcepts.com/microclean.

  • Southwest Plastic Binding Co. Inc., Maryland Hts., MO, changes its name to Southwest Binding and Laminating.

  • Toray Plastics (America) Inc., North Kingstown, RI, donates $1 million to support graduate engineering fellowships at the Univ. of Rhode Island.

  • Unilux, Saddle Brook, NJ, opens two service centers. Victor Mejia of Flexi-Vel will manage the service center in Mexico City, Mexico, and Guillermo Gonzales of Cosalco will manage the service center in San Jose, Costa Rica.

  • Tokyo-based BP Consulting begins distribution of Ingeo biopolymer in Japan for NatureWorks, Minnetonka, MN.

  • The Smithers Group, Akron, OH, acquires UK-based Pira Intl., a provider of business information on packaging, paper, and print industry supply chains.

  • Fisher Intl., South Norwalk, CT, acquires SPPR (Scandinavian Pulp and Paper Reports), a financial information services firm serving the pulp and paper industry.

  • Anilox manufacturer Simec Group, Milan, Italy, joins flex4all, the nonprofit alliance dedicated to promoting flexo technology in package printing.

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