| Management | La Seda de Barcelona | El Prat de Llobregat, Spain
LA SEDA DE BARECELONA is restarting its operations in El Prat de Llobregat
La Seda de Barcelona has given the green light to production restart at its plant in El Prat de Llobregat. Industrial activity has been today set out and will be gradually increasing to reach 100% of its installed capacity. While IQA Tarragona is working at normal course, the Catalan plant restart...
| Management | NatureWorks LLC | Minneapolis, Minn., USA
Cargill acquires full NatureWorks ownership from Teijin
Cargill announced today that it will assume full ownership of NatureWorks LLC, as part of Teijin Limited’s general portfolio restructuring in response to the global economic downturn. Previously a 50-50 joint venture, NatureWorks is now an independent company wholly owned by Cargill. NatureWorks,...
| Management | BASF AG | Ludwigshafen, Germany
BASF reorganizes its Petrochemicals Division
BASF reorganizes its Petrochemicals division effective July 1, 2009. The future organization consists of four (formerly six) business units. The optimized organizational structures will lead to higher efficiency and effectiveness and will open up potentials to even better serve customers´ needs....
| Management | Mould & Matic Solutions | Micheldorf, Austria
New CEO at Mould & Matic Solutions
As of 1 July, Heinz Klausriegler is taking over general management at Mould & Matic Solution, based in the Upper Austrian town of Micheldorf. The previous General Manager Erwin Altendorfer is leaving the company for personal reasons to take on new challenges. Klausriegler is to continue along the...
| Management | Constar International Inc. | Philadelphia, PA, USA
Constar International Inc. completed its financial restructuring and emerged from Chapter 11
Constar International Inc., a leading global producer of PET (polyethylene terephthalate) plastic containers for food and beverages, announced that the Company and its affiliated debtors completed their financial restructuring and successfully emerged from Chapter 11 on Friday, May 29, 2009. The...
| Management | Husky Injection Molding Systems | Bolton, Ontario, Canada
PakTech works with Husky Services to increase productivity, reduce costs
Husky Injection Molding Systems is committed to helping customers achieve and sustain the lowest total part cost throughout the entire product lifecycle. By implementing Husky Services, PakTech was able to increase productivity by 50% while reducing annual energy costs by 38%.“Minimizing unplanned...
| Management | LyondellBasell Industries | Houston, USA
LyondellBasell names Jim Gallogly as CEO
LyondellBasell Industries today announced that its Supervisory Board has named James L. (Jim) Gallogly chief executive officer, effective immediately. Gallogly will succeed Volker Trautz who has announced his retirement from the company. The terms of the appointment are subject to the approval of...
| Management | Greiner Group | Kremsmünster, Austria
Günter Ausserwöger takes on leadership of new Division Kavo at Greiner Packaging
Günter Ausserwöger is the new head of Division Kavo at Greiner Packaging. General Manager for Capsnap Europe for the previous 10 years, the 43-year old is now responsible for the strategy of the entire hollow container business (=Kavo), the development and creation of the new distribution...
| Management | Capsnap Europe Packaging GmbH | Kremsmünster, Austria
Capsnap Europe modernises the production in France
The European market leader for 5 gallon packaging has launched a major replacement investment at its location in France. A new production line for extrusion blow-molded 5 gallon bottles started up in March. Further development of the location for production optimization is being pushed ahead...
| Management | KraussMaffei Technologies GmbH | Munich, Germany
Successful customer days at KraussMaffei:
All-electric injection moulding machines, direct extrusion and processing PUR composites were the three topics in the spotlight at the parallel customer events held by KraussMaffei’s three technology divisions. Over 1000 customers gathered at the company’s main plant in Munich to watch the machine...
| Management | Portola Packaging, Inc. | Batavia, Ill., USA
Kevin Kwilinski joins Portola Packaging as President and Chief Executive Officer
Portola Packaging, Inc .announced that Kevin Kwilinski has been hired as its President and Chief Executive Officer.Mr. Kwilinski comes to Portola from a 10 year career with Graphic Packaging International, a $4.5 Billion global paperboard packaging company, where he served in numerous professional...
| Management | Milacron, Inc. | Batavia, Ohio, USA
Milacron reaches definitive agreement with investor group for $175 million asset sale
Milacron Inc. (MZIAQ.PK), a leading global supplier of plastics-processing technologies and industrial fluids, has signed a definitive agreement to sell substantially all of its assets to a company formed by certain affiliates of Avenue Capital Group, certain funds and/or accounts managed by DDJ...
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