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PLACE Weekly Wrap-Up
July 22, 2009
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TAPPI PLACE 2010 Calls for Abstracts
from Converting Magazine
PLACE 2010, set for the Albuquerque Marriott next April 18-21, calls for papers to be presented at the flexible-packaging technical conference. The 2010 PLACE Conference, organized by TAPPI, is the premier North American event for the flexible packaging industry and will have something for the whole supply chain including suppliers, converters, extruders, retailers and brand owners. More

Bemis to Offer Shares, Stock Falls
from Reuters
Bemis Co Inc said on Monday it plans to offer 7.5 million of its shares to help fund a portion of its purchase of a packaging unit of Rio Tinto Plc. More

New Titan SR8 Slitter/Rewinder Online at Ampac Flexibles
from Converting Magazine
Ampac Flexibles, the flexible packaging division of Ampac Packaging LLC, announces the installation of a new Titan SR8 slitter/rewinder from Bobst Group at its Minneapolis facility. More

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   Cost Effective Microfiltration and Ultrafiltration

The MEMCOR® Membrane product line by Siemens Water Technologies has become an industry leader in the global water and wastewater treatment markets, with microfiltration and ultrafiltration solutions for water reuse, industrial process water recycling, potable water and wastewater treatment (MBR). Siemens offers low energy, cost effective, membrane solutions in both low pressure and submerged configurations. More info

Group Works to Keep Prepared Food Packaging Out of Landfills
from Packaging Digest
Representatives from 80 companies met in New York for the Global Green's Coalition for Resource Recovery with a singular aim: diverting prepared food packaging from the nation's landfills. More

Global Packaging Research Collaboration
from Packaging World
The column takes a different direction this month, as it looks at how our packaging research and academic institutions coordinate and collaborate on food and beverage packaging research. More

Compuplast provides CAE tools for extrusion equipment and processes troubleshooting and optimization. Compuplast also offers process consulting services and has special expertise in coextrusion. More

News Analysis: Turning Green into Gold
from Packaging Digest
Companies that invest in sustainability now are likely to reap dividends when the economy improves. More

Benson Adds Second Heidelberg as Acquisition Options Stay Open
from Packaging News UK
Carton printer Benson Group has said it will continue to examine options for acquisitions after adding a second Heidelberg press at its Leicestershire plant. More

Mars Joins TerraCycle's Upcycle Efforts
from Packaging World
Mars, Inc., McLean, VA, and TerraCycle, Trenton, NJ, announced in April TerraCycle's largest-ever corporate partnership for upcycling diverting materials destined for landfills and repurposing them into new consumer products. More

Extrusion Coating Manual, Fourth Edition

This comprehensive volume details all aspects of extrusion coating. The book will be a valuable training tool for new employees and a useful reference for everyone involved in extrusion coating. Completely revised and updated, the fourth edition contains the work of more than 30 well-known industry experts. 1999. 308 pages, hard cover. Order today!

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