The Erema Group has expanded its portfolio in the field of in-house recycling with the foundation of sister company Pure Loop, which specialises exclusively in the recycling of clean production wastes using shredder and extruder technology.
Lynn Brooks has retired as president of Rieke Packaging Systems. He has been succeeded by David Pritchett who has worked for the comany since 1996, most recently as executive vice president. Brooks will remain with Rieke in an advisory role.
Hans Deamer is to retire on June 6, after 13 years as president and treasurer of Windmoeller & Hoelscher (W&H) Corporation. He will be replaced by current vice president, Andrew Wheeler, who has been with W&H since 1988.
Global packaging giant Amcor, which is in the process of demerging its Australasia and Packaging Distribution (AAPD) business, reports that its net profits for the financial year ending in June were up 44 per cent at A$628 million (US$569m).