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Idealliance, Epicomm Vote to Merge Associations

ALEXANDRIA, VA―The Board of Directors of Idealliance and the Board of Trustees of Epicomm have voted to recommend the merger of the two industry associations to their respective memberships. The Boards approved the merger in separate meetings one week ago and both associations will now present the merger proposal to a vote of their memberships according […]

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ACTEGA WIT, ACTEGA Kelstar to Merge, Rebrand as ACTEGA North America

DELRAN, NJ—ACTEGA WIT and ACTEGA Kelstar, leading manufacturers in the innovation of inks, coatings and adhesives for packaging and printing markets, announced the formal merger of the two legal entities to form ACTEGA North America, Inc. This merger aligns itself with the corporate ACTEGA Division goals to reposition the company focus on market segments rather […]

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Alpha Poly, Mikia Printing to Merge

ONTARIO, Canada—Alpha Poly has announced confirmation of a much anticipated merger with Mikia Printing of Acton, Ontario. While specific details of the deal were not published, Mikia leadership, staff and supply chain will join the award winning Alpha Poly team effective February 2016. “This is a perfect fit for Mikia” notes Vaughan Campbell, who will remain […]

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DuPont, Dow Chemical to Merge

WILMINGTON, DE & MIDLAND, MI—DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved a definitive agreement under which the companies will combine in an all stock merger of equals. The combined company will be named DowDuPont. The parties intend to subsequently pursue a separation of DowDuPont into three independent, publicly traded […]

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DuPont, Dow Chemical in Talks to Merge

UPDATE—The reports were true: DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. will merge WILMINGTON, DE & MIDLAND, MI—DuPont and The Dow Chemical Co. are in advanced, late stage talks to merge, according to several news outlets. A deal may be announced this week. The Wall Street Journal reports that, if successful, the combined entity would have […]

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Prolamina, Ampac Merger Named ProAmpac

CINCINNATI, OH—Prolamina and Ampac, two recently merged global flexible packaging firms, announces its new corporate name, ProAmpac. The new name reflects the merger of two leading, progressive and innovative flexible packaging companies with enhanced product offerings unparalleled in the industry. ProAmpac includes four brand divisions including Prolamina, Ampac, Tulsack and Business Deposits Plus. Together, the […]

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ANZFTA, LATMA to Merge

MELBOURNE, Australia—All indications are that the Australia New Zealand Flexographic Technical Association (ANZFTA) and the Australian based Label And Tag Manufacturers Association (LATMA) will merge in the very near future. The resulting entity’s proposed name: The Association for The Flexographic Printing Industry (FLPA). Effective date is anticipated to be Jan. 1. The move requires 75 […]

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Electronics For Imaging Merges Corrugated Technologies Inc. Into Productivity Software Unit

FREMONT, CA—Electronics For Imaging, Inc. (EFI) announced the merging of Corrugated Technologies Inc. (CTI) into its productivity software business unit. CTI is a leading provider of manufacturing execution software for the corrugated packaging segment that has extended its offering in recent years to also include business and management capabilities, creating a leading software offering for […]

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Advanced Vision Technology, Erhardt+Leimer Enter Strategic Alliance

AUGSBURG, Germany & HOD-HASHARON, Israel—Erhardt+Leimer, a leader in system solutions and process control equipment to web based industries and AVT (Advanced Vision Technology), a leader in print inspection, print process control, and quality assurance, have announced signing and closing of the alliance agreement between the two companies that will broaden product portfolios and strengthen services for customers of […]

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MeadWestvaco, RockTenn Combine Into $16 Billion Packaging Company

RICHMOND, VA & NORCROSS, GA—RockTenn Company and MeadWestvaco Corporation announced that they have entered into a definitive combination agreement to create a leading global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging (“NewCo”) in a transaction with a combined equity value of $16 billion. The combined company, to be named prior to closing, will have combined net […]

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