• WS Packaging buys SenecaSalem Inc.

    January 16, 2008
    WS Packaging buys SenecaSalem Inc. WS Packaging Group Inc., based in Algoma, WI, USA, one of the largest label converting companies in North America, has signed a definitive agreement to purchase SenecaSalem Inc., which operates printing facilities…

  • Cortegra acquires assets of Capital Printing

    January 16, 2008
    Cortegra acquires assets of Capital Printing Cortegra, a division of Menasha Corporation focused on packaging and labeling for pharmaceutical and related industries, has purchased the assets of Capital Printing & Graphics of Fairfield, NJ, USA.…

  • Spear opens label plant in South Africa

    January 16, 2008
    Spear opens label plant in South Africa Spear, headquartered in Mason, OH, USA, has established itself in South Africa with the opening of a new facility in Johannesburg. The 5,500 square meter (59,200 square foot) plant will produce pressure sensit…

  • LGI expands further

    January 16, 2008
    LGI expands further into Asian markets LGInternational (LGI), a label manufacturer based in Portland, OR, USA, reports that it has signed an agreement to acquire United Colours, a Malaysian manufacturer of labels and diecut components. United Colo…

  • Label Impressions becomes FSC certified

    January 16, 2008
    Label Impressions becomes FSC certified Label Impressions Inc. has become the first flexographic printer in North America to obtain FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certification and obtain Carbon Neutral status through Carbonfund.org. Jeff Salisbur…

  • Collotype Labels acquired by Multi-Color

    January 16, 2008
    Collotype Labels acquired by Multi-Color Multi-Color Corporation announced Monday the signing of a letter of intent Collotype International Holdings Pty. Ltd., headquartered in Adelaide, South Australia, Australia. Collotype is a pressure sensitive…

  • Pazazz Phase 2 earns FSC certification

    January 16, 2008
    Pazazz Phase 2 earns FSC certification Pazazz, a printing company based in Montreal, QC, Canada, has announced that its integrated label company, Phase 2, has earned FSC certification. The accreditation, says the company, is the first for a label co…

  • Loparex expands its Asian operations

    January 16, 2008
    Loparex expands its Asian operations Loparex, a global manufacturer of release papers and other products, has opened a sales office in Vietnam. The office is led by Nguyen Phu Hai, who has been appointed Loparex’s sales manager for Vietnam. &…

  • Sani-Blast Inc. acquired by Peter Mulheran

    January 16, 2008
    Sani-Blast Inc. acquired by Peter Mulheran Peter Mulheran, a veteran of the printing ink industry, has acquired Sani-Blast Inc., of Spring Grove, MN, USA, a manufacturer of anilox roll cleaning equipment. The products utilize sodium bicarbonate as t…

  • AVT’s 3Q revenue

    January 16, 2008
    AVT’s 3Q revenue rises 13 percent Advanced Vision Technology, of Hod-Hasharon, Israel, a leading provider of automatic optical inspection and quality assurance systems for the printing and packaging industry, completed the third quarter of 20…

  • Multi-Plastics gains

    January 16, 2008
    Multi-Plastics gains AIB compliance Multi-Plastics Inc., of Lewis Center, OH, USA, has announced that its Ohio facility was audited and passed, on the first attempt, the AIB Consolidated Standards as a Food-Contact Packaging Manufacturing Facility…

  • Tools & Production moves into Eastern Europe

    January 16, 2008
    Tools & Production moves into Eastern Europe Tools & Production (T&P), a manufacturer of rotary punch units, slitters and diecutting equipment for the narrow web market, has appointed Novum Graphics, headed by Larissa Eitner, to represen…

  • Label Traxx expands

    January 16, 2008
    Label Traxx expands into South Asia US based Tailored Solutions Inc. has appointed Weldon Celloplast Limited, of New Delhi, as its exclusive agent for sales in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, to market its Label Traxx job management sys…

  • Gerhardt USA, Webmark form business alliance

    January 16, 2008
    Gerhardt USA, Webmark form business alliance Gerhardt USA, a die manufacturer based in Dallastown, PA, USA, has announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Webmark Engraving, of Toronto, ON, Canada. According to Gerhardt officials, the alli…

  • Radius Solutions enhances PECAS Vision

    January 16, 2008
    Radius Solutions enhances PECAS Vision Radius Solutions Ltd., an enterprise resource planning/management information system provider for the printing and packaging industry, announced new and improved capabilities of its flagship ERP/MIS system, PEC…

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