Edlong Dairy Technologies was named one of the 2014 National Best and Brightest Companies to Work For by the National Association of Business Resources.

FONA International was chosen as one of the 2015 People's Picks: 15 Great Workplaces in Manufacturing & Production by Great Place to Work's Great Rated.

Coveris’Neocell PP+, an innovative PS-free packaging solution, was awarded the "Packaging Oscar" last November. The company won for its yogurt pack made of Neocell PP+ form-fill-seal sheet, and its comprehensive approach and use of polypropylene in the market dominated by polystyrene packaging solutions.

Rovema GmbH, a designer and provider of packaging machinery for the food industry, received a German Packaging Award for “Best Machine of 2014” for its BVC Series VFFS (vertical form-fill-seal) bagging machine equipped with the company’s “premium-seal” system.

Sidel, a global provider of PET solutions for liquid packaging, received two awards for its service levels to customers following an independent study into service performance in the beverage industry by Technical University of Ilmenau in Germany.

Arcil, a supplier of packaging technology for the food processing and fresh dairy industries, extended its focus to South America’s growing yogurt market with the acquisition of Brazilian machinery manufacturer Dinieper.

Westfalia Technologies Inc., launched its Savanna.NET Warehouse Execution System. The warehousing software solution combines a tightly integrated warehouse management system and warehouse control system into a single application to help manufacturers and distributors direct, control and optimize internal material flow and order picking.


Scott Morris was appointed as president & CEO of Weber Packaging Solutions. Michael Brown was named vice president and general manager of Weber Marking Systems – Canada.

Highcon named Vic Stalam as president, Highcon Americas.

Stephen Dohm has joined Separators Inc. as vice president of operations.

Avery Dennison appointed Shelley Woods Whiting to vice president, marketing, of its Materials Group North America business.

Sonia Loeza joined tnaas general manager – Latin America.

U.S.-based extracts business Finlay Tea Solutions, named David Ghiringhelli as national sales executive.

Kendall Packaging Corp. hired Cynthia Hwang as marketing coordinator, based out of the Mequon, Wis., headquarters.

Marilynn Rera joined JOH as senior account business manager.