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  • Harper passes 4th ISO audit

    The US anilox roll manufacturer has successfully completed its fourth six-month ISO surveillance audit.

  • PAC, Channeled Resources unite in matrix recycling

    The two companies have joined forces to capture, collect and convert label matrix waste into energy.

  • UPM Raflatac introduces RP75

    The adhesive is designed for immediate in-line label application on fresh-blown bottles and aims to eliminate work-in-process inventories for plastic bottle manufacturers.

  • GEW to introduce IR curing head at Labelexpo

    The company’s VCP UV lamp head will be shown with an infrared cassette system for drying water based inks. The IR unit slides into the lamp housing in place of the UV cassette.

  • Meech to show Tornado at Labelexpo

    Meech International will show web cleaning and static control products ¬ including Tornado, ShearClean and 977CM Pulsed DC at this year’s Labelexpo Europe.

  • Henkel to show MiraFoil at Labelexpo

    The company’s commercial and technical team will present a variety of pressure-sensitive adhesives, UV coatings and lacquers at this year’s Labelexpo Europe.

  • Xeikon reports strong mid-year results

    Net profit more than tripled from $2.4 million a year ago to $8.2 million at the end of the first half of 2011. The company attributes the growth to strong sales of digital presses, especially in the US.

  • INX to show new digital press at Labelexpo

    The ink manufacturer has developed a digital inkjet narrow web press featuring UV LED curing lamps from Phoseon Technology. The single pass color press can print at speeds up to 80 feet per minute.

  • Label Printers to sponsor brand protection conference

    The company will sponsor and lead workshops at the 7th East Coast Anti-Counterfeiting & Brand Protection at the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers, from September 26 28.

  • Supa Stik Labels Win PICA WA Print Awards

    The company received both a gold and a silver award for labels designed by Dan McKeating of Studio Lost and Found.

  • EskoArtwork releases Automation Engine 10.1

    The new prepress workflow software version offers enhanced automation, improved productivity and speedier file processing power.

  • Kocher+Beck’s TecScreen hits the market

    The new TecScreen rotary screen system features a wide range of meshes for both conventional and specialty screen applications. The company also offers peripheral equipment for assembly of the screens into cylinders.

  • AWA: Sleeve labels are a strong growth market

    Sleeve labels’ present 12 percent share of the world labeling market is estimated to grow at an annual 4.5 to 5 percent to 2015. AWA says that this is the highest projected growth rate for all labeling types.

  • ETI user group to convene in Brussels

    The International Label Group, formed of those who utilize technology developed by ETI Converting Equipment, will hold its annual meeting the day prior to the start of Labelexpo Europe 2011.

  • Ahlstrom to launch news release paper technology

    The introduction of Acti-V, which is said to transform an inert carrier paper into an active player in the silicone curing and anchorage process, will take place in Brussels at Labelexpo Europe 2011.

  • Smart Papers announces RIT certification

    The company’s Kromekote Label 60-lb. IN-fusion premium lightweight cast-coated label and packaging papers are now RIT certified to run on HP Indigo presses.

  • Bilnet installs HP Indigo press

    This is the second HP Indigo press for the company. Its facility already houses an HP Indigo 5500.

  • Brushfoil expands manufacturing plant

    The company’s new manufacturing line with wider web widths is expected to start up this month.

  • ID Images launches ecommerce site

    The site which was designed to ease the label ordering process for customers will offer a variety of features, including best-column pricing.

  • Multi-Color acquires York Label Group

    The $356 million pending transaction makes Multi-Color the largest US converter.