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October 3, 2006
National Starch and Chemical Company, headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, USA, has expanded its Salisbury, NC, USA plant to increase production of adhesives, synthetic polymers and electronic materials. National says its multimillion-dollar investme…  Read More »
October 3, 2006
A packaging films producer and a nanotechnology products company have joined forces to create and commercialize new packaging products that make use of nanoparticle based inks and coatings to be used in printed electronics. The companies, both in…  Read More »
September 27, 2006
EFI, a public company that produces inkjet systems and print management products, has announced its intention to acquire privately held Jetrion LLC, a subsidiary of Flint Group Incorporated, for approximately $40 million in cash. Jetrion manufactures…  Read More »
September 26, 2006
The acquisition this month of Mark Andy by Morgenthaler Partners and Mark Andy’s management will not be apparent to the customers of the narrow web press manufacturer, according to company President and CEO Paul Brauss. “The transition of…  Read More »
September 26, 2006
CTC International, of West Caldwell, NJ, USA, has formed a partnership with DiTrolio Flexographic Institute to provide a Midwest demo center for CTC’s line of label automation products. The first unit to be displayed will be the STACRW4-8 Servo…  Read More »
September 26, 2006
Yupo Corporation America, of Chesapeake, VA, USA, has announced new capacity improvements to address demand for the company’s synthetic papers. The improvements, says the company, will result in production output of up to 20 percent. “…  Read More »
September 26, 2006
Maxcess International, of Oklahoma City, OK, USA, a group of companies that manufactures web handling equipment, has created Maxcess University, an educational program that combines hands-on training and online resources to improve the web handling p…  Read More »
September 13, 2006
Multi-Color Corporation has been listed on the FSB 100, the 2006 presentation of the USA’s fastest-growing small public companies by Fortune magazine. Multi-Color is ranked 89th, with revenues of $197.2 million for calendar year 2005. This yea…  Read More »
September 13, 2006
Smyth expands with Omet, Mitsubishi presses Smyth Companies Inc. of St. Paul, MN, one of the USA’s largest label printers, has purchased two new presses. The acquisitions will increase Smyth’s rollfed label product offering for full body…  Read More »
September 13, 2006
UPM Raflatac to build new plant in US UPM Raflatac has announced its plan to build a new pressure sensitive labelstock factory in Dixon, IL, USA, 105 miles west of Chicago. The new factory will focus on supplying materials to the Midwest marketplace…  Read More »
September 13, 2006
Loparex Group acquires Douglas-Hanson Loparex Group, a manufacturer of release coated papers and films, has acquired the Douglas-Hanson Company of Hammond, WI, USA. Douglas-Hanson, established in 1973, manufactures silicone-coated release papers and…  Read More »
September 13, 2006
Cenveo buys Rx Label Technology Cenveo Inc., the $1.8 billion envelope and commercial printer headquartered in Stamford, CT, USA, has entered the pharmaceutical label market with the acquisition of Rx Label Technology Corporation, of Joplin, MO, USA…  Read More »
September 13, 2006
Treofan to double capacity at Mexico plant Treofan Group, a manufacturer of specialty BOPP films based in Raunheim, Germany, says it intends to double the capacity of its plant in Zacapu, Mexico. The company plans to invest about US$45 million in ex…  Read More »
September 13, 2006
Label Traxx now links to Green Bay Packaging Tailored Solutions’ Label Traxx, a print business management software for narrow web flexo converters, now connects with Green Bay Packaging, a supplier of pressure sensitive stock to label printe…  Read More »
September 13, 2006
Lederle Machine donates rewinder to flexo school Lederle Machine Co., of Pacific, MO, USA, a manufacturer of rotary dies and label inspection machines, has given a model 730 10" rewind table to the the Flexographic Trade School, Ft. Mill, SC, U…  Read More »

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