• Schreiner Group founds subsidiary in China

    March 7, 2012
    || The Schreiner Group has announced the opening of a new trading company in Shanghai, which will focus on the automotive, electronics and solar industries. According to the company, the subsidiary in China marks an important step in the internationaliz…

  • Avery Dennison earns best-ever safety record

    March 7, 2012
    || Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials (LPM) has announced that the business’s 2011 worldwide recordable incident rate was 0.46 injuries or illnesses for every 100 employees. “This achievement is a testament of the dedication of our…

  • Spinnaker now 100 percent employee owned

    March 7, 2012
    || Spinnaker Coating, a manufacturer of adhesive coated papers and films, announced that the company has become an S Corporation Employee Share Ownership Plan (ESOP), effective February 1, 2012. In the transaction, prior investors sold 100 percent of th…

  • Labeltronix doubles its space with new plant

    Labeltronix doubles its space with new plant

    March 7, 2012
    || Labeltronix, a converter in Anaheim, CA, USA, has doubled its work space with the move to a 50,000 square foot facility. The company recently celebrated the relocation with an open house, attended by industry suppliers and community business partners…

  • Edale holds first open house at new facility

    Edale holds first open house at new facility

    March 7, 2012
    || Edale hosted its first open house and Expo 2012 at its new facility in Hampshire, UK, on February 8. Attendance at Edale’s recent Open House exceeded expectations. “For a first event, this really exceeded our expectations,” sa…

  • Yazoo Mills to expand in PA

    March 7, 2012
    || Yazoo Mills, a privately-owned manufacturer of paper tubes and cores, has announced that it has gotten approval to build a 45,000 square foot warehousing and manufacturing plant in Hanover, PA, USA. The new facility will be a significant expansion fo…

  • Tamper Technologies launches linerless label

    March 7, 2012
    || With the “Go Green” agenda affecting all aspects of the packaging industry, Tamper Technologies is producing what it says is an easy to apply, environmentally sustainable tamper evident label, reducing packaging waste by up to 50 percent…

  • Pro Label Studio contest winner announced

    March 7, 2012
    || The winner has been drawn in UPM Raflatac’s Pro Label Studio campaign aimed at label and packaging designers around Europe. The winner is Gary Page from AD Creative, London. As a prize, he receives a weekend for two at World Design Capital Hels…

  • FLAG partners with Actega WIT

    March 7, 2012
    || Flexo Label Advantage Group (FLAG) and its strategic alliance partner Independent Printers Worldwide (IPW), have announced a new vendor partner, ACTEGA WIT. Already a supplier to many FLAG members, ACTEGA WIT will provide new products and programs t…

  • Avery Dennison to sell OCP Division to 3M

    March 7, 2012
    || Avery Dennison Corporation, Pasadena, CA, USA, has announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its Office and Consumer Products business (OCP) to 3M Company for $550 million in cash. The transaction is subject to customary closing con…

  • Harper donates 10 anilox rolls to Fox Valley

    March 7, 2012
    || Harper Corporation has announced the donation of 10 anilox rolls to Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI, USA, in an effort to support flexographic education initiatives.  Fox Valley Technical College offers a program in package and lab…

  • Loparex to expand European facility

    March 7, 2012
    || The Loparex Group has announced the expansion of its European operation for release liner production. According to the company, the expansion is part of an ongoing program of global investments intended to enhance Loparex Group’s ability to ser…

  • Western Shield launches redesigned website

    March 7, 2012
    || Western Shield Label Company has announced the debut of its redesigned website at www.westernshield.com.  “I’m really excited about the new site,” says Dan Stadler, marketing manager at Western Shield. “The new website h…

  • EFI celebrates 20 years on NASDAQ

    March 7, 2012
    || EFI marked its 20-year anniversary as a NASDAQ-listed company by ringing the opening bell at the NASDAQ MarketSite in Times Square on Friday, January 27. EFI CEO Guy Gecht and the participating EFI executives wore suits with sneakers to bring awarene…

  • Nuova Gidue launches new M7 combo press

    March 7, 2012
    || Nuova Gidue s.r.l., a manufacturer of printing and converting machines for the labels and packaging industries, unveiled a new press line during an International Open House at its premises in Florence, Italy, February 14-16, 2012.The new M7 Xpannd li…

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