• New Hudson, Mich.-based Elopak Inc. recently celebrated its 50th anniversary, as well as 20 years as owner of the Pure-Pak® system on a global basis. The company reports it can look back over a dramatic history and ahead towards the next 50 years in a strong position for further growth and development. For more information on the company and its history, visit www.elopak.com .
• Ameri-Seal Inc. has expanded its facility in Chatsworth, Calif. The new 35,000-square-foot facility features a contract sleeving division, full-service graphics department, slitting and seaming area, and state-of-the-art converting arena, as well as a mezzanine and second floor for administrative offices. “This industry keeps growing and we welcome that growth,” says Howard Millstein, president of Ameri-Seal. “With acquiring more steam tunnels, slitting and seaming and converting equipment, and a much larger space, we are more than ready to handle the needs of our existing and new customers.”
• Bosch Packaging Technology, Minneapolis, has announced a strategic collaboration with Oldsmar, Fla.-based Osgood Industries to expand its presence in the American dairy and food markets. Bosch has contracted Osgood to serve as a sales representative for its line of aseptic processing equipment for food applications. Osgood, a packaging machinery manufacturer, will represent Bosch in the dairy industry, an area where it has special expertise and experience, with the potential to expand into other segments of the food market.
• Gamajet Cleaning Systems has signed John Brooks Co. LTD as the Exton, Pa.-based company’s exclusive Canadian distributor. A leading full-service national supplier of fluid-handling systems including spraying, pumping and filtering products, John Brooks Co. will handle sales and repairs of Gamajet’s full line of rotary impingement tank cleaning machines and systems.