• Collotype to cost

    March 25, 2008
    Collotype to cost Multi-Color $185 million Multi-Color Corporation (Nasdaq: LABL), of Sharonville, OH, USA, has announced the signing of a binding agreement to acquire Collotype International Holdings Pty. Ltd. for approximately US$175 million plus…

  • 19 companies form Flexo4all alliance

    March 25, 2008
    19 companies form Flexo4all alliance A group of 19 suppliers in the narrow and wide web converting industries has formed an alliance called Flexo4all, which will meet for the first time at Drupa 2008 in Germany. According to the group’s statem…

  • FLEXcon and MassMEP host Lean roundtable

    March 25, 2008
    FLEXcon and MassMEP host Lean roundtable Fifty representatives of 20 manufacturing companies from Massa-chusetts were briefed on the successful Lean Manufacturing initiatives of FLEXcon recently at a Lean Champions Roundtable hosted by FLEXcon and t…

  • New firm to distribute Sensotec systems

    March 25, 2008
    New firm to distribute Sensotec systems Sensotec automatic print registration systems, manufactured in Germany by Sensotec GmbH, will be distributed in North America by Innovative Printing Technologies. Sensotec has installed more than 350 systems w…

  • Coating company switches to wind power

    March 25, 2008
    Coating company switches to wind power Masterpiece Graphix, of Fenton, MO, USA, has launched a wind power program, making it the first digital top coater to exclusively use wind to power its entire facility. The move came in response to an increasin…

  • Pulse introduces

    March 25, 2008
    Pulse introduces new cold foil adhesive Pulse Roll Label Products, of Bristol, England, has announced the development of Coldfix, a UV curable, through-cure adhesive formulated for cold, die-less foiling on a wide range of substrates. According to…

  • J&H opens an office

    March 25, 2008
    J&H opens an office in Latin America J&H Printing Solutions, of Pewaukee, WI, USA, has announced the opening of J&H Latin America. The company is a distributor of narrow and wide web flexographic printing and converting equipment made i…

  • BST Pro Mark makes sales force changes

    March 25, 2008
    BST Pro Mark makes sales force changes Webconvert Ltd., of Toronto, ON, Canada, has been appointed sales representative for BST Pro Mark, of Elmhurst, IL, USA. BST manufactures web inspection and web guiding equipment. Webconvert will market the com…

  • Harper seminars focus on sleeve care

    March 25, 2008
    Harper seminars focus on sleeve care Anilox supplier Harper Corporation of America, of Charlotte, NC, USA, has created an educational program about anilox sleeves, which it has presented to customers at its headquarters and also at its plant in Gree…

  • 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.…

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