The M&G Group, one of the three leading producers in the Americas of PET for packaging applications, announces that it has signed a one billion dollar engineering, procurement and construction contract with Sinopec Engineering Co., Ltd. for the turnkey construction of the world’s largest single line PET plant with a capacity of 1 million tons per year, integrated with the largest western world’s single line PTA plant with a capacity of 1.2 million tons per year. The plan will be located in Corpus Christi, TX.
Stäubli Connectors will be at the 29th Annual SEMI-THERM Symposium and Exhibition, March 17 - 21 at the DoubleTree Hotel in San Jose, CA. Exhibiting in Booth 208, the industry pioneer will reveal connection solutions for thermal management that set new standards of durability, reliability and safety.
Training teaches Matrox Design Assistant 3.0 Software for Matrox Iris GT Smart Cameras
March 11, 2013
Matrox Imaging is offering classroom training on Matrox Design Assistant 3.0 software for Matrox Iris GT smart cameras, May 6-8, 2013, at its Montreal, Canada headquarters. The 2 ½-day instructor-led course provides in-depth training on developing applications using Design Assistant, an intuitive, versatile and extendable integrated development environment (IDE) for the Iris GT smart camera.
Adds flexible packaging business segment to report
March 7, 2013
Bemis Company, Inc. announces that it has realigned its segment reporting. As a result, Bemis will report business segment information for three reportable segments as follows: U.S. Packaging, Global Packaging, and Pressure Sensitive Materials. The expansion from two to three reportable segments reflects the separation of the Flexible Packaging business segment into U.S. Packaging and Global Packaging business segments. The Pressure Sensitive Materials business segment is unchanged.
Toray Plastics (America), Inc., the only United States manufacturer of precision-performance polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films, has named Kerri Boyens its new Product Manager for the Torayfan® Polypropylene Film Division. She will be responsible for the growth of OPP film products among key customers in the packaging sector.
Spee-Dee® Packaging Machinery’s testing lab can simulate production runs, giving customers assurance that their product will meet desired fill rates and accuracies. The goal of the test lab is to duplicate a customer’s specific application by demonstrating that Spee-Dee equipment will fill and perform as expected.
Palletizer & Load Transfer Station blog will keep customers informed
February 27, 2013
Columbia Machine introduces the new Palletizer & Load Transfer Station blog. The blog will serve as a source for keeping customers informed on industry trends, upcoming shows, customer stories, service tips, after market modifications and more.
Packaging equipment manufacturer moves to accommodate growth
February 25, 2013
To accommodate its growth, Delkor recently moved its operations to 4300 Round Lake Road West in St. Paul, MN. The new plant is 114,000 sq. ft. and is located at the intersection of Interstate Highways 35W and 694 in the Twin Cities.