Processing & Packaging

Amcor continues acquisitions

Amcor continues acquisitions

Amcor Ltd. (AMCR), the world's fourth-largest packaging company,
continues to play an aggressive role in global industry
consolidation, recently announcing that it will acquire Tobepal SA,
the flexible packaging and extrusion...

IBP boosts Tyson profits

IBP boosts Tyson profits

Tyson Foods Inc., the largest U.S. producer of beef, chicken, and
pork, said on Monday fiscal second-quarter results turned to a
profit as sales rose sharply, boosted by its acquisition last year
of top meatpacker IBP Inc.

Chesapeake tips into the red

Chesapeake tips into the red

Chesapeake, the Virginia-based supplier of speciality paperboard
and plastic packaging, slipped into the red in the first quarter of
2002 with net losses of $0.3 million (€0.34m) compared to profits
of $0.3 million a year earlier.