George P. Lastra
, regional sales manager , will support King as a direct NJM/CLI employee.
Klöckner Hänsel Tevopharm USA : The Sarasota , FL , co.
is appointed exclusive U.S. distributor of automatic packaging infeed and loading systems manufactured by Houdijk Holland , the specialist in cookie and cracker handling equipment.
Impaxx Machine Systems : The co. , an expanded business unit of Impaxx Labels and Packaging Network , was formed Oct. 1 , 2000 , uniting Trine Labeling Systems , Label-Aire , and CMS Machine Systems into a focused group that offers a single source for a range of labeling equipment choices.The new group , based in Schaumburg , IL , is led by Arno Proctor , group president.Greif Bros. Corp.
: The U.S. manufacturer of industrial shipping containers signs a definitive agreement to purchase the Van Leer Industrial Packaging Div. from Huhtamaki Van Leer Oyj of Espoo , Finland , for $620 million , including the assumption of debt and other obligations as of the closing date.