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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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xpedx, Unisource Merger to Be Named Veritiv

MEMPHIS, TN and NORCROSS, GA—xpedx, a business of International Paper, and Unisource Worldwide, Inc., have announced that they have chosen the name Veritiv for the leading distribution solutions company that will be created upon completion of their merger. The name Veritiv comes from the roots of three words: “verity,” meaning true, and “active” and “connective.” Common stock […]

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Heights Merges With Kelleigh USA

EWING, NJ—Heights is pleased to announce that Kelleigh USA Inc. will merge with its subsidiary Heights USA Inc., effective June 1. The merger will be a significant addition to Heights’ flexo expertise and depth of market knowledge. Kelleigh will operate from Heights’ existing facility at 1445 Lower Ferry Rd in Ewing, NJ. Founded in the […]

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Matthews, Schawk Set to Merge

PITTSBURGH, PA—Matthews International Corp. has signed a definitive agreement to acquire Schawk, Inc., a leading global brand development, activation and brand deployment company. SGK reported sales of $443 million for 2013 and has approximately 3,600 employees in more than 20 countries. Closing is scheduled to occur prior to Sept. 30, 2014. Sales for the combined […]

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Quantum Design Buys KTI

SOUTH BELOIT, IL—Quantum Design, of Loves Park, IL has taken ownership of Keene Technology Inc (KTI), a world-class manufacturer of automatic splicers and turret rewinders, founded in 1985 by John Kenee. Danny Pearse has taken over as president and Dave Culvey has taken over as vice president of KTI. They currently serve as president and […]

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Unisource, xpedx to Merge

NORCROSS, GA—Unisource Worldwide, Inc. and xpedx will merge under the terms of a definitive agreement that will result in the creation of a new publicly traded company. The agreement to merge the two businesses was signed by International Paper, parent company of xpedx, and by UWW Holdings, Inc. the holding company of Unisource and owned […]

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