Coesia purchased OYSTAR North America (Covington and Davenport locations) and renamed the company R.A JONES.
Aerofill Dawson, a manufacturer of bottle filling and capping packaging technology for beverages, relocated from the UK to Davenport, Iowa.
MAP Systems of Chicago, Illinois, a manufacturer of packaging conditioning technology used to enhance product shelf life was acquired and relocated to Davenport, Iowa
Packaging Technologies (originally KartridgPak) and R.A. JONES were purchased by OYSTAR.
Autoprod of Tampa, Florida, a manufacturer of filling and sealing packaging technology for dairy products was aquired and relocated to Davenport, Iowa.
KartridgPak, Holmatic, and Aerofill brands by IWKA were aquired, operating under the corporate banner of IWKA-PT.