| Business function | PepsiCo
PepsiCo accelerates plastic waste reduction efforts
PepsiCo, Inc. (NASDAQ: PEP) announced a new target to reduce 35% of virgin plastic content across its beverage portfolio by 2025, which equates to the elimination of 2.5 million metric tons of cumulative virgin plastic. Progress will be driven by the company's increased use of recycled content and…
| Business function | Otto Systems AG | Uznach | Switzerland
Change at Otto Systems AG: Otto Hofstetter Holding now holds 100% of the shares
According to the company, Otto Hofstetter Holding has bought back the 50% shares of the Yudo Group and becomes a sole share holder of Otto Systems AG. The change in the shareholder structure is by mutual agreement and has no influence on further partnership in the field of robotics and hot runner…
| Business function | Sacmi | Imola | Italy
K Show 2019
Artificial Intelligence, the new frontier of SACMI Computer Vision
SACMI presents the first complete (patented) system for the on-line identification of abnormal stress on preforms via a combination of polarised light and advanced AI algorithms.
| Business function | Sumitomo (SHI) Demag | Schwaig | Germany
Sumitomo (SHI) Demag announces new Managing Director in China
Effective September 9, 2019, Mr. Stephan Greif is handing over the leadership responsibilities of Demag Plastics Machinery Ningbo Co. Ltd to incoming Managing Director Mr. Pietro Scattarreggia.
| Business function | SAP | London | United Kingdom
Marketplace for Recycled Plastics
SAP announces a new global marketplace for suppliers of recycled plastics and plastic alternatives
SAP SE announced today that it is creating a new marketplace using its SAP Ariba solutions to expand the trade of recycled plastics and plastic alternatives.
| Business function | Maag Group | Oberglatt | Switzerland
Maag Group: Realignment of branding and corporate strategy
Driving forward with four centers of excellence and strong product brand
| Business function | Avery Dennison | Glendale, CA | United States
Avery Dennison names Robyn Buma Vice President of Global Procurement
Avery Dennison announces the promotion of Robyn Buma to vice president of global procurement for the company’s Label and Graphic Materials and Industrial and Healthcare Materials segments.
| Business function | Berlin Packaging | Chicago, IL | United States
Berlin Packaging continues european expansion with acquisition of Vincap and Adolfse Packaging in the Netherlands
Strategic acquisition benefits customers around the world and augments company’s position as largest packaging distributor in Europe.
| Business function | KraussMaffai | Munich | Germany
New President at KraussMaffei Corporation in the USA
On September 3, Charlie Rogers assumed his new position as President of KraussMaffei Corporation in Florence, Kentucky (USA). He succeeds Paul Caprio, who left the company at the beginning of June. Rogers reports to Michael Ruf, Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the KraussMaffei Group.
| Business function | Aptar | Crystal Lake, IL | United States
Aptar announces partnership with TerraCycle’s Loop Platform
AptarGroup, Inc., a global leader in dispensing, drug delivery and active packaging solutions, announced today that the company has entered into a partnership with Loop, a global circular shopping platform from TerraCycle that delivers consumer products in reusable containers. As part of the…
| Business function | DIC Cooperation | Tokyo | Japan
DIC Corporation to acquire BASF’s Global Pigments Business
DIC Corporation, has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire BASF’s global pigments business, known as BASF Colors & Effects (BCE). The acquisition will broaden DIC’s portfolio as a global manufacturer of pigments, including those for electronic displays, cosmetics, coatings, plastics, inks…
| Business function | Weener Plastics Group | Ede | Netherlands
CEO change at Weener Plastics Group
Weener Plastics Group today announced today that Roel Zeevat, who has been Chief Executive Officer of the Group since July 2013, has decided to leave the company to pursue the next phase of his career outside Weener Plastics Group. Anthonie Zoomers, who has almost 30 years of executive management…
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