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  • Free webinar to focus on flexible packaging

    Digital printing offers new opportunities to narrow web converters entering the flexible packaging market.
    01.27.09

  • Clemson presents new graphics and packaging seminars

    Flexography and color management are two of several planned events at the new Sonoco Institute.
    01.27.09

  • Material waste calculator now available online

    Rotary Technologies calculator can be used to identify surprising hidden costs.
    01.27.09

  • GIDUE succumbs

    GIDUE succumbs to the downturn; rebirth is planned GIDUE S.p.A., a press manufacturer active in the label and packaging market since 1999, filed on December 22, 2008, for voluntary restructuring, the equivalent of Chapter 11 in the USA and adminis…
    01.27.09

  • Multi-Color makes Forbes list again

    Multi-Color makes Forbes’ list again Multi-Color Corp., Sharonville, OH, USA, has been listed on Forbes Magazine’s 200 Best Small Companies for the second year in a row. Multi-Color moved up 25 spots to rank 61st within the group. Forbe…
    01.27.09

  • Primera launches new digital label press

    Primera launches new digital label press Primera Technology, Plymouth, MN, USA, has announced the introduction of its CX1200 Color Label Press. The press delivers short run, full color digital label printing at a price of US$14,995 (MSRP) in the USA…
    01.27.09

  • Fasson gains SFI status for eight US plants

    Fasson gains SFI status for eight US plants The Fasson Roll North America division of Avery Dennison Corporation has achieved certification to the Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) for eight US coating and distribution locations. By achieving S…
    01.27.09

  • Sani-Blast relocates

    Sani-Blast relocates in Minnesota Sani-Blast has announced the move to its new facility in Minneapolis, MN, USA, which combines the headquarters with the manufacturing and distribution facility. The company’s former headquarters was in Spring…
    01.27.09

  • Matik to represent ESS in North America

    Matik to represent ESS in North America ESS Graphic, a Danish manufacturer of web finishing equipment, has formed a partnership with Matik North America, West Hartford, CT, USA, for distribution of ESS web finishing machinery in North America. The…
    01.27.09

  • Aquaflex reports sales

    Aquaflex reports sales up 73 percent in 2008 Aquaflex, a division of F.L. Smithe and based in Duncansville, PA, USA, reports that 2008 sales revenue increased 73 percent over 2007. The number of presses sold internationally in 2008 increased four-f…
    01.27.09

  • Nukote introduces

    Nukote introduces HP Indigo product line Nukote International has unveiled a new line of HP Indigo receptive substrates. In stock are white BOPP, clear BOPP, glossy paper and semi-gloss paper roll labelstocks. Specialty Indigo products such as synt…
    01.27.09

  • Dion Label Printing revamps its website

    Dion Label Printing revamps its website Dion Label Printing, Westfield, MA, USA, has launched its remodeled website at www.dionlabel.com. This new site reflects improvements in navigation, uniformity, and overall appearance. Navigation enhancements…
    01.27.09

  • Mark Andy celebrates 100th press in China

    Mark Andy celebrates 100th press in China Mark Andy Inc., a leader in narrow and midweb printing equipment and UV curing systems, joined with distributor United Printing Equipment & Materials Corporation to celebrate the 100th installation of Ma…
    01.27.09

  • Spartanics publishes laser cutting guide

    Spartanics publishes laser cutting guide Label converters seeking guidance on how to best configure laser cutting technology for their specific application requirements now have access to a comprehensive guide compiled by Spartanics: Laser Cutting T…
    01.27.09

  • Denmark makes plans for PS postage stamps

    Denmark makes plans for PS postage stamps Denmark will introduce self-adhesive technology to its postage stamps this year when its postal service, Post Danmark, switches from gum-backed stamps in response to public demand. The Danish postal service…
    01.27.09

  • Lederle moves into Asia with Weldon Celloplast

    Lederle moves into Asia with Weldon Celloplast Lederle Machine Company, a US based manufacturer of rotary cutting dies, printing cylinders and label inspection tables for the narrow web printing and converting industry, has retained Weldon Celloplas…
    01.27.09

  • Asahi Kasei partners with CT Graphic Arts

    Asahi Kasei partners with CT Graphic Arts Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation, Tokyo, has announced that Correct-Touch Graphic Arts Inc. has become its national US distributor, offering Asahi AFP flexographic analog and digital plate materials. CT Gra…
    01.27.09

  • Gerhardt establishes alliance with Rotometal

    Gerhardt establishes alliance with Rotometal Gerhardt International, a supplier of rotary tooling based in Denmark, is forming a strategic alliance with Rotometal of Poland. Rotometal will supply Gerhardt with magnetic and print cylinders for its co…
    01.27.09

  • SMAG draws hundreds to open house in France

    SMAG draws hundreds to open house in France Discovery 2008, an open house organized by SMAG every two years, took place at the company’s Savigny sur Orge factory in France during three days in November. The company, which manufactures and dist…
    01.27.09

  • Philip M. Neal

    Philip M. Neal Philip M. Neal, retired chairman and CEO of Avery Dennison, died October 29, 2008, of heart failure. He was 68. Terry Schuler, a former senior VP at Avery, said Neal was influential in three areas key to the company's growth: leaders…
    01.27.09