• 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…

  • New sustainable wine labelstock is launched

    March 7, 2012
    Monadnock Paper Mills of Bennington, NH, USA, and G3 Enterprises of Modesto, CA, USA, have together developed an environmentally sustainable wine label paper. According to the companies, G-Tree paper can be used on all bottling lines, including those…

  • Columbine Label adds an HP Indigo digital press

    March 7, 2012
    Columbine Label Company, Centennial, CO, USA, has expanded its label options for customers with an acquisition of an HP Indigo ws4500 Digital Press.  The custom label producer has also announced the hiring of four new employees that specialize i…

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