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  • Sekisui opens Midwest distribution center

    Sekisui opens Midwest distribution center Sekisui TA Industries (STA), a manufacturer of overlamination products based in Brea, CA, USA, has opened a distribution center in Neenah, WI, USA. The 425,000 square foot center covers the states of Illinoi…
    07.23.08

  • Transilwrap to distribute

    Transilwrap to distribute Valéron’s film products Valéron Strength Films, Houston, TX, USA, a producer of high performance and specialty films, has formed a distributor partnership with Transilwrap Company. Transilwrap, a manufa…
    07.23.08

  • DiTrolio scholarship golf outing set for Sept. 8

    DiTrolio scholarship golf outing set for Sept. 8 The date for the 5th Annual Scholarship Drive Golf Outing has been set for September 8, the day before the start of Labelexpo Americas 2008. The event, sponsored by DiTrolio Flexographic Institute, Br…
    07.23.08

  • Mark Andy reports success with new 2200

    Mark Andy reports success with new 2200 Mark Andy has reported success with its redesigned model 2200 press, which features servo technology. The company states that it has sold more than 25 of the redesigned presses since the product launch in late…
    07.23.08

  • Martin Automatic forms alliance with Labelmen

    Martin Automatic forms alliance with Labelmen Martin Automatic has entered into a licensing agreement with press manufacturer Labelmen Machinery, of Taiwan. Under the agreement, signed at Drupa 2008, Labelmen will build Martin’s STS automatic…
    07.23.08

  • Arjobex redesigns Polyart website

    Arjobex redesigns Polyart website Arjobex, a manufacturer of synthetic papers, has announced the redesign of its website, www.polyart.com. Polyart, the company’s principal product, is a high density polyethylene film with a matte clay coating…
    07.23.08

  • Demharter to leave Pitman; Moore to lead

    Demharter to leave Pitman; Moore to lead Pitman Company, a major North American graphic arts supplier based in Totowa, NJ, USA, has announced that its president, Joe Demharter, will step down from the post at the close of the company’s current…
    07.23.08

  • Barry Sanel forms packaging consultancy

    Barry Sanel forms packaging consultancy Barry Sanel, a printing and packaging executive with more than 20 years of industry experience, has launched Barry Sanel Packaging Advisors, a consulting services firm dedicated to the packaging industry. Amon…
    07.23.08

  • AVT combines EMEA sales, marketing teams

    AVT combines EMEA sales, marketing teams Advanced Vision Technologies (AVT), a manufacturer of high end web inspection equipment, has unified the sales and marketing operations of AVT and GMI (Graphic Microsystems Inc.) Europe, Middle East and Afric…
    07.23.08

  • Innovias NatureFlex film wins two awards

    Innovia’s NatureFlex film wins two awards NatureFlex, Innovia Films’ biodegradable, compostable, flexible film, has won prizes at two packaging awards ceremonies recently: the DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, and Canada’s Su…
    07.23.08

  • Avery RFID receives ISO 9001:2000 certification

    Avery RFID receives ISO 9001:2000 certification Avery Dennison RFID, a business unit of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) and an RFID technology provider, has announced that its global design, testing and manufacturing facilities have met the q…
    07.23.08

  • Evonik to increase prices for organics, silicones

    Evonik to increase prices for organics, silicones Evonik Goldschmidt Corporation’s Industrial Specialties and Household Care business lines have increased prices for products marketed in North America. Silicone surfactants and specialty silic…
    07.23.08

  • Interfilm to construct

    Interfilm to construct a new headquarters Interfilm Holdings Inc., Easley, SC, USA, a distributor of industrial films, has begun construction of a new corporate office and Southeast converting facility. The 90,000 square foot building will be locat…
    07.23.08

  • Student-run print firm wins FSC certification

    Student-run print firm wins FSC certification Cal Poly’s student operated and managed printing and publishing company, University Graphic Systems, was recently awarded Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) certification. Cal Poly, in San Luis Obisp…
    07.23.08

  • GEW launches IsoCure

    GEW launches IsoCure UV curing system With the launch of its IsoCure UV curing system for web offset applications, GEW, Surrey, England, has announced its intention to enter new market sectors of the printing and converting industries. Already a ma…
    07.23.08

  • GIDUE donates flexo press to Verona school

    GIDUE donates flexo press to Verona school Cooperation between GIDUE, of Turate, Italy, and the Graphic School of “San Zeno” in Verona, has successfully begun with GIDUE’s donation of a brand new flexo press. Federico d’Annu…
    07.23.08

  • Flexo platemaker seeks technical trial participants

    Flexo platemaker seeks technical trial participants Plate manufacturer PRPflexo, Indianapolis, IN, USA, is currently seeking flexo printers for additional trials of their new patent pending digital flexo plates. Participants will be asked to utilize…
    07.23.08

  • ACUCOTE, Graham, NC, USA The company has announced the hiring of Gene Lauffer t

    ACUCOTE, Graham, NC, USA – The company has announced the hiring of Gene Lauffer to the position of national sales manager.…
    07.23.08

  • AQUAFLEX, Duncansville, PA, USA Walt Mesik

    AQUAFLEX, Duncansville, PA, USA – Walt Mesik has joined Aquaflex as sales engineer serving the southeastern US market.…
    07.23.08

  • ARJOBEX AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA Arjobex has announced the elevation of Bruce Gordon

    ARJOBEX AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA ­– Arjobex has announced the elevation of Bruce Gordon to the position of product services manager.…
    07.23.08