Ampac Flexiblespresented energy audit results that showed strong energy savings through its solventless laminating (SLL) technology. SLL offers improved shelf life, barrier and appearance, adheres strongly to environmental regulations, and uses less energy. A recent study showed that Ampac’s Cary, Ill., facility’s energy efficiency improved 86% by switching from solvent-based lamination to solventless lamination.
PMMIhas appointedJason Bianas director of the organization’s China office. The organization has also selected Craig Silverio as chairman of the Finance and Administration Roundtable.
Schneider Electric GroupcompanyELAUhas simplified the integration of Schneider’s Fieldbus-equipped automation components into its modular automation. The ELAU system can be used with all common products that communicate via Profibus, Ethernet/IP, CAN-based networks and CANopen.
O-I Inc.has namedJay Scripteras vice president of sustainability. In addition to building the company’s sustainability capabilities, he will lead projects and networks of resources that focus on areas of energy, environmental compliance, safety, recycling and related issues.
Enercon has namedRyan Schuelkeas director of sales for induction sealing systems. He will direct domestic cap seal sales, oversee company efforts in emerging markets and strategize future opportunities for the company.
Rexamwill close its Forest Park, Ga., beverage can manufacturing plant. It will also shut down an additional 12-ounce line at its Longview, Texas, plant to address overcapacity of 12-ounce cans in the U.S. beverage can market, and will focus on 24-ounce can production.HK Systems Inc.has launched HK Facility Services, a new division to manage and/or support facility equipment and facility maintenance. It provides 24/7 live support, facility audits, project management, outsourcing and more to manufacturing, warehousing and distribution environments.
Multivac Inc.has appointedDan Mackas product manager for the company’s FormShrink and vacuum skin packaging systems. Mack was previously Multivac’s market development manager.
Delkor Systems Inc.has namedKen Sullivanas director of marketing.