• Raflatac offers non-PS stocks in small volumes

    September 3, 2008
    Raflatac offers non-PS stocks in small volumes UPM Raflatac has introduced Fast Face, an ordering program for non-adhesive products. The program enables labelstock converters to receive lower volume, custom slit orders of select non-adhesive produc…

  • Mark Andy wins award

    September 3, 2008
    Mark Andy wins award for Ohio export efforts Mark Andy’s manufacturing operation in Milford, OH, USA, has been honored by the state’s governor, Ted Strickland, for its dedication to export related projects. An annual honor, the Governor…

  • FTA previews FIRST 4.0 to Milwaukee audience

    September 3, 2008
    FTA previews FIRST 4.0 to Milwaukee audience Flexographic printers/converters in the Milwaukee, WI, USA, region learned about some of the new additions and modifications to the Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) premier technical manua…

  • amarco to consolidate Illinois manufacturing

    September 3, 2008
    amarco to consolidate Illinois manufacturing Pamarco Global Graphics (PGG) has announced that operations at its plant in Elk Grove Village, IL, USA, will be moved into the Wheeling, IL, plant as of September. The Elk Grove Village plant is focused o…

  • Polywest opens sleeve plant in Wisconsin

    September 3, 2008
    Polywest opens sleeve plant in Wisconsin Polywest USA opened a new 10,000 square foot manufacturing and sales plant on September 1 in Appleton, WI, USA. Polywest, which is headquartered in Germany, is a manufacturer of sleeves for the printing and c…

  • SMAG to market Aquaflex in Europe

    September 3, 2008
    SMAG to market Aquaflex in Europe After its “velvet divorce” from GIDUE, and having installed 26 of the Italian manufacturer’s presses in France, SMAG has announced a new partnership with Aquaflex, a manufacturer of flexographic pr…

  • Mhlbauer unveils fast RFID inlay machine

    September 3, 2008
    Mühlbauer unveils fast RFID inlay machine Mühlbauer Technology Group, headquartered in Roding, Germany, says it has developed “the world’s fastest and highly flexible RFID inlay production line: TAL 20000.” A successor t…

  • Ashland invests in its adhesives business

    September 3, 2008
    Ashland invests in its adhesives business Ashland’s Specialty Polymers Adhesives (SP) business recently installed equipment valued at more than $2 million to enhance service and capabilities for its printing, packaging and coatings product lin…

  • Pitman Co. acquires National Graphic Supply

    September 3, 2008
    Pitman Co. acquires National Graphic Supply Pitman Company, Totowa, NJ, USA, a leading independent North American graphic arts supplier, has announced that it has acquired National Graphic Supply of Albany, NY, USA. National Graphic Supply, founded…

  • Gallus has new sales agency in Italy

    September 3, 2008
    Gallus has new sales agency in Italy Franchini & C. SRL, of San Giuliano Milanese, Italy, now has sole responsibility for sales and service of Gallus label printing presses in Italy. For 35 years, Gallus press systems in Italy were distributed b…

  • CCL plans $25 million expansion in Asia

    September 3, 2008
    CCL plans $25 million expansion in Asia CCL Industries has announced that it will invest $25 million over 2008 and 2009 to expand its CCL Label operations in Asia. The company began doing business in Asia five years ago with its 2003 investment in B…

  • Neenah Paper raises prices on tech products

    September 3, 2008
    Neenah Paper raises prices on tech products Neenah Paper, Alpharetta, GA, USA, has announced a price increase for all technical products produced in the United States, including papers used for heat transfer, coated abrasives, decorative components,…

  • ETI Converting secures patent in Europe

    September 3, 2008
    ETI Converting secures patent in Europe ETI Converting, Boucherville, QC, Canada, has received a patent covering 27 European countries for its “method and apparatus for manufacturing pressure sensitive adhesive labelstocks with printing under…

  • Rayven is certified to

    September 3, 2008
    Rayven is certified to ISO 9001:2000 standard Rayven Inc., a provider of laminating, coating and converting services, today announces that the management system of the company’s St. Paul, MN, USA, facility has passed an ISO 9001:2000 quality…

  • CONCEPTS NREC, White River Junction, VT, USA Illias Mustafa

    September 3, 2008
    CONCEPTS NREC, White River Junction, VT, USA – Illias Mustafa is the company’s new senior sales manager in Europe.…

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