FMN | May 29th, 2017

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May 29, 2017

Vol. 19 No.11

Market News


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DuPont Recognizes Packaging Innovation by Greg Kishbaugh T he winners of the 2017 DuPont Awards for Packaging In- novation have been announced.The awards honor compa- nies that have demonstrated major advancements in packaging technology to address the diverse and particular needs of con- sumers in markets around the world.

Mossberg Buys Foster Printing

Mossberg & Co., which currently op- erates two production facilities in South Bend, Indiana, has purchased Foster Printing Service,Michigan City, Indiana. Mossberg will continue to service Foster’s existing commercial printing customers, and will also introduce ex- panded production capabilities like flexible packaging and folding cartons, flexographic label printing, as well as distribution and fulfillment services. Founded by Herman Mossberg in 1930, Mossberg & Co. employs more than 140 workers and caters to sever- al vertical market segments, including health care, retail, higher education, consumer goods and beverages. Pro Mach Acquires Weiler Labeling Pro Mach, Inc., Cincinnati, Ohio, has acquired New Jersey-based provider of high-speed rotary labeling, serializa- tion and coding solutions, Weiler La- beling Systems. Weiler President Ted Geiselman will join Pro Mach as Vice President and General Manager.

Now in its 29th year, the DuPont Awards for Packaging Inno- vation is the industry’s longest running, global, independently judged celebration of innovation and collaboration throughout the value chain. The international competition honors innova- tions in packaging design, materials, technology and processes. This year’s Diamond Award, the highest honor, was awarded to the Fritz Water Vest, which allows people in developing countries to carry up to 20 pounds of water easily and safely. The Fritz Water Vest, which makes transporting water easy and safe, won the Diamond Award in this year’s DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation.

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