February News Clips

  • National Adhesives, Bridgewater, NJ, implements a price increase in North America on all liquid and hot melt adhesives, effective January 2.

  • Clemson Univ., Clemson, SC, breaks ground for a new 28,000-sq-ft building to house components of the packaging science and graphic communications departments in what will be the future home of the Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design and Graphics.

  • Degrava Systems, Roswell, GA, and OKI Printing Solutions, a sub. of OKI Data Corp. of Japan, form a strategic partnership in which OKI becomes the exclusive distributor for the Degrava DP-8500 printer in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa.

  • Caraustar Industries, Atlanta, GA, acquires Mayers Fibre Tube & Core, Winnipeg, MB, Canada. Terms were not disclosed.

  • Michelman, Cincinnati, OH, announces a price increase on its paper coating products at an average of 4%-6% in the Americas. The increase was effective December 21, 2007.

  • Mesirow Financial, Chicago, IL, serves as exclusive financial advisor to Longview Fibre Corp. in the recent sale of its Eastern and Central Corrugated Divisions to US Corrugated.

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