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  • New Fasson PS products launched at wine show

    Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials introduced five new Fasson label products at the recent 2012 Unified Wine and Grape Symposium at the Sacramento Convention Center. “We continuously invest in the wine segment to provide it with an i…
    03.07.12

  • MACtac receives UL recognition

    MACtac, a supplier of pressure sensitive adhesives, has received Underwriters Laboratories (UL) recognition for inks used with its durable film product line, including 3.4-mil. white vinyl, 2.6-mil. white polypropylene, 2.0-mil. white polyester and 2…
    03.07.12

  • InfoTrends announces digital front-ends study

    InfoTrends, a research and consulting firm based in Weymouth, MA, USA, has announced the completion of a new multi-client study addressing critical issues surrounding digital front-ends (DFEs) – an important component of a digital print workflo…
    03.07.12

  • SATO introduces Econano series

    SATO has announced the release of its new Econano series of labels, which absorb and reduce the carbon dioxide that is released into the atmosphere when they are incinerated. This technology is made possible through a carbon dioxide-absorbent that is…
    03.07.12

  • Martin Automatic teams with Taiyo in Beijin

    Martin Automatic teams with Taiyo in Beijin

    A Martin Automatic butt splicer at Taiyo Kikai’s booth at the All in Print China Show Martin Automatic partnered with Taiyo Kikai at the recent All in Print China show, which was held in Beijing, to demonstrate two Taiyo Kik…
    03.07.12

  • Omet gets HD flexo certification

    Omet gets HD flexo certification

    The EskoArtwork HD Flexo certification seal Italian press manufacturer Omet is now HD certified by EskoArtwork. HD Flexo is a new process for making digital flexographic plates and the process is rapidly gaining popularity. HD Flexo achieves sha…
    03.07.12

  • Correction

    In last month’s feature on flexible dies,  Atlas Die’s website was incorrectly identified. The tooling manufacturer’s correct web address is www.atlasdie.com.…
    03.07.12

  • IST METZ officially launches the MBS-6

    IST METZ officially launches the MBS-6

    In January, UV curing specialist IST METZ hosted a select group of journalists and converters to announce the official launch of the new MBS-6 UV curing system. The event included detailed presentations about the MBS-6 from IST executives and engi…
    03.07.12

  • In-Mold Update

    In-Mold Update

    Brian Graham is a patient man.  The president and founder of in mold labeling (IML) automation integrator idesign IML has advocated the advantages of IML for almost 20 years to a North American molding industry that remains slow in adopting the…
    03.07.12

  • ‘Executing Leadership’ with TLMI

    The 2012 TLMI Converter Meeting is in full swing in Phoenix.
    03.06.12

  • UPM Raflatac introduces new VIP film

    Polyjet WFPP combines the visual aesthetics and performance of a prime film product with the printing versatility of a VIP labelstock.
    03.06.12

  • FINAT launches new educational handbook

    The new edition replaces the existing version, which was first published in 1996.
    03.04.12

  • Sustainability

    SPC releases report on recycled fiber in packaging

    The report was completed in collaboration with packaging designers and engineers, as well as pulp and paper mill operations.
    03.02.12

  • India

    Mark Andy distributor expands operations in India

    Flexo Image Graphics' new facility offers excellent transport links, easy accessibility and more modern, up-to-date office space.
    03.02.12

  • Pamarco purchases new laser system

    The system, capable of engraving 35 to 1,500 lines per inch, is being installed in the La Palma, CA, USA plant.
    03.02.12

  • Flexography | Latin America

    Harper Corporation to talk flexo in Mexico

    Alexander James, director of Harper GraphicSolutions, will give a technical presentation on April 18 at the Label Summit in Guadalajara.
    03.02.12

  • Prepress | Prepress Equipment | Prepress Supplies

    New Schawk partnership simplifies quality control

    MeasureColor, the Color Management Group (CMG) and Schawk, Inc. now offer print providers a simplified way to collect and deliver print and color metrics.
    03.02.12

  • Esko partners with X-Rite/Pantone

    The companies will show at this year’s drupa a color management workflow that encompasses the entire packaging supply chain and “ensures first-time-every-time color integrity.”
    03.01.12

  • 2013 ICE USA expands to meet demand

    Show organizer Mack Brooks Exhibitions has increased the show floor size by 15,000 square feet to accommodate new companies and larger booth sizes.
    02.29.12

  • Heidelberg to launch products under new name

    The company will launch its range of digital and print products under the name Heidelberg Linoprint.
    02.29.12