| Business function | Holland Colours | Apeldoorn | Netherlands
Holland Colours appoints new CEO and CTO
Holland Colours is pleased to announce that at last week's annual general meeting, the shareholders approved the appointment of Coen Vinke as the new CEO. Besides, several other senior appointments were made, to continue the company's growth in the colorants market. In this context, the statutory...
| Business function | KHS | Salzgitter/Dortmund | Germany
Salzgitter AG: Kai Acker appointed new KHS GmbH Executive Management Board Chairman
The KHS GmbH Supervisory Board has appointed Dipl.-Ing. Dipl.-Wirtsch.-Ing. Kai Acker as the new Executive Management Board Chairman, effective October 15, 2018.
| Management | Borealis AG | Vienna | Austria
Borealis to acquire Austrian plastics recycling company Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH
Borealis, a leading provider of innovative solutions in the fields of polyolefins, base chemicals and fertilizers, announces that it has signed an agreement for the acquisition of 100% of the shares in Ecoplast Kunststoffrecycling GmbH (“Ecoplast”), an Austrian plastics recycler. This transaction is...
| Business function | Retal Group | Vilnius | Lithuania
Retal invests four million Euro in Klaipeda expansion
Global packaging manufacturer RETAL will invest a further 4 million euro in its Lithuanian operations, this time for a new 4000 square metre warehouse and administration building for a state of the art laboratory in the Klaipeda Free Economic Zone (FEZ).
| Business function | Gabriel-Chemie | Gumpoldskirchen/Kaluga | Austria
Groundbreaking ceremony for new Gabriel-Chemie plant in Russia
The Austrian based Gabriel-Chemie Group has been operating successfully with its own subsidiary in Russia since 2007. Due to the steadily growing business and the increasing demand for masterbatch in Russia and the neighbouring countries of Belarus, Kazakhstan and Azerbaijan, it became necessary to...
| Business function | Resilux | Wetteren | Belgium
Relocation of Poly Recycling AG
Poly Recycling AG in Weinfelden, the PET recycling company of the Resilux Group, intends to relocate to Bilten before the end of the year.
| Business function | ALPLA | Hard | Austria
Recycling expert Michael Heyde joins ALPLA
On 2 July Michael Heyde joined the Austrian packaging producer ALPLA as head of recycling technology. The 58-year-old specialist in recycling and the circular economy will focus on the expansion of recycling capacities at ALPLA.
| Business function | Tönsmeier Group | Porta Westfalica / Neckarsulm | Germany
GreenCycle to take over ownership of the Tönsmeier Group
- Owning family closes agreement to sell to Schwarz Group company GreenCycle
- Jürgen Tönsmeier: “The company will now have a financially strong owner with long-term orientation and strategic growth plans.”
| Business function | R&D/Leverage | Orlando, FL | United States
R&D/Leverage partners with BTOMEC Tool in Brazil
In an effort to expand its injection stretch blowmold (ISBM) and injection blowmold (IBM) business into Latin America, R&D/Leverage (Lee’s Summit, MO) has aligned itself with BTOMEC Tool and Precision Machining in Brazil. R&D/Leverage is a full-service mold manufacturing and packaging solutions...
| Business function | W. Amsler Equipment | Richmond Hill | Canada
W. Amsler to move operations to expanded facility in Bolton, Ontario
W. Amsler Equipment Inc., a leading supplier of all-electric linear PET stretch blow molders, has announced plans to relocate its headquarters and manufacturing operations to Bolton, Ontario later this summer.
| Business function | Carolina Color | Salisbury, NC | United States
Carolina Color acquires Chroma Corporation
Carolina Color announced today it has acquired Chroma Corporation, based in McHenry, Illinois. Chroma Corporation is a leading specialty color and additive concentrate business serving packaging, electronics, and many other markets. With this acquisition, Carolina Color continues to grow its...
| Management | Amcor | Buffalo Grove, Ill | United States
Amcor names Aluisio Ragazzi Fonseca as Vice President, Flexibles, South America
Amcor, the world’s largest supplier of flexible packaging, has named Aluisio Ragazzi Fonseca Vice President and General Manager of its South America Flexibles business unit, effective July 2.
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