April 15, 2008 DuPont Packaging Graphics and Sun Chemical are collaborating to produce improvements in flexo printing using the former's Cyrel FAST platemaking technology and the latter's WetFlex printing process.
April 8, 2008 UPM Raflatac, a global producer of pressure sensitive labelstock, officially opened its newest manufacturing facility in early April: a 220,000 square foot plant in Dixon, IL, USA, about 100 miles west of Chicago.
April 8, 2008 Citing unprecedented cost pressure for raw materials, energy and transportation, Loparex LLC, Willowbrook, IL, USA, announced this week that it will implement price increases for its entire line of paper, film and polycoated products, effective May 5, 200
April 8, 2008 SMAG, a French manufacturer and distributor of printing and converting equipment for the label and flexible packaging industry, has announced its intention to open a branch office in the United States to handle sales in the US and Canada.
April 1, 2008 EXAX Inc., a South Korean chemical manufacturer, is set to expand into RFID (radio-frequency identification) label production at its Cheonan plant by investing in a dedicated rotary screen printing line from Stork Prints.