• Maxson announces major expansion

    March 25, 2008
    Maxson announces major expansion Maxson Automatic Machinery Company, of Westerly, RI, USA, a manufacturer of sheeters, has announced a multi-million dollar expansion that will include additional office and production facilities for greater capacity…

  • New Raflatac plant

    March 25, 2008
    New Raflatac plant now fully operational UPM Raflatac’s new special products coating line at the Tampere factory in Finland is now fully operational and delivering self-adhesive label materials to label converters. The design of the new coati…

  • Novum wins award

    March 25, 2008
    Novum wins award from Tools & Production Novum Graphics, the Swiss company set up by Larissa Eitner in 2004, has been named “Fastest Growing Dealer” by Tools & Production (T&P), the US manufacturer of rotary punch units, sli…

  • MicroClean establishes anilox cleaning service

    March 25, 2008
    MicroClean establishes anilox cleaning service Flexo Concepts, which manufactures of MicroClean dry media anilox cleaning systems and TruPoint plastic and composite doctor blades, has announced the launch of its MicroClean Anilox Roll Cleaning Servi…

  • Label Traxx represented in Australia, NZ, SE Asia

    March 25, 2008
    Label Traxx represented in Australia, NZ, SE Asia Tailored Solutions, the producer of Label Traxx print business management software for flexographic narrow web label printers and converters, has named Peter Adam its exclusive agent in Australia and…

  • Technicote adds new adhesive coater

    March 25, 2008
    Technicote adds new adhesive coater Technicote Inc., an ISO 9001:2000 certified company headquartered in Miamisburg, OH, USA, announced the addition of a new wide web adhesive and specialty coater at its manufacturing plant in Terre Haute, IN, USA.…

  • Cyrel announces price increases in US, Canada

    March 25, 2008
    Cyrel announces price increases in US, Canada DuPont Packaging Graphics, of Wilmington, DE, USA, has announced a price increase in the US and Canada effective March 1 for all DuPont Cyrel products. The increases range from 3 percent to 8 percent, de…

  • New UV heat control developed by GEW

    March 25, 2008
    New UV heat control developed by GEW GEW Ltd., a UK based UV systems manufacturer, has announced the development of a new heat management product. According to a company statement, the new product, AIRFilm, “permits processing of a wide range…

  • Stora Enso sells unit, opens new US office

    March 25, 2008
    Stora Enso sells unit, opens new US office Paper supplier Stora Enso has finalized the divestment of Stora Enso North America Inc., its North American subsidiary, to NewPage Corporation, a coated paper producer based in Miamisburg, OH, USA. Followi…

  • FFTA launches 2008 Regional Workshop tour

    March 25, 2008
    FFTA launches 2008 Regional Workshop tour The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) began a regional tour of its educational workshops in early March. The first was held March 5 at Arizona State University (ASU), Mesa, AZ, USA, and…

  • Toray to build film plant this year in France

    March 25, 2008
    Toray to build film plant this year in France Toray Films Europe (TFE), an arm of Toray Industries of Tokyo, Japan, will begin construction this year of a plant for production of Torayfan biaxially oriented polypropylene high-barrier metalized film.…

  • FTA Forum content geared to converters

    March 25, 2008
    FTA Forum content geared to converters Printers and converters who attend the technical sessions at this year’s FTA Annual Forum will find the program content specifically geared to their objectives, say the leaders of the Flexographic Technic…

  • Spinnaker announces PSM/Eagle asset buy

    March 25, 2008
    Spinnaker announces PSM/Eagle asset buy Spinnaker Coating LLC, of Troy, OH, USA, has announced the purchase of substantially all of the assets of PSM/Eagle, of Lemont, IL, USA, a contract slitter and distributor of pressure sensitive roll products t…

  • Innovia NatureFlex films rated ‘CarbonZero’

    March 25, 2008
    Innovia NatureFlex films rated ‘CarbonZero’ Innovia Films has achieved CarbonZero status on its range of NatureFlex coated biodegradable and compostable packaging films through the implementation of carbon-reduction schemes. The designat…

  • RotoMetrics acquired by management and investment firm

    March 18, 2008
    RotoMetrics, the narrow web industry’s largest die manufacturer, has been acquired by Morgenthaler Partners in conjunction with RotoMetrics management.

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