Berlin Packaging, North America's only hybrid packaging supplier of plastic, glass and metal containers and closures, has chosen Robert Goldberg as the company's general counsel. The position was recently created to assist the company in its sustained growth. Goldberg brings almost 20 years of experience to Berlin.
U.S. Sen. Mark Kirk (R-IL) voted for funds late last week to enhance shipping on Illinois waterways, as well as Illinois research labs, including Argonne National Lab in Lemont and Fermi National Lab in Batavia. However, the Energy and Water Development Appropriations Act was blocked by 47 U.S. senators despite advancing out of the Appropriations Committee 26-4, the third time a funding bill was filibustered this year.