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  • Demharter to leave Pitman in 2009; Moore to be president

    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 companys current fiscal year on March 31, 2009.
    05.27.08

  • 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.
    05.27.08

  • Harper updates its Anilox Scoring Prevention Guide

    Harper Corporation of America, Charlotte, NC, USA, has published the fourth edition of its Anilox Scoring Prevention Guide.
    05.27.08

  • Industry experts to speak at Clemson Color Management Symposium

    Twelve top industry leaders in color management training and innovation will be on hand for the Color Measurement and Management Symposium, June 25-27, at Clemson University, Clemson, SC, USA.
    05.27.08

  • DiTrolios Scholarship Drive Golf Outing set for September 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.
    05.27.08

  • Multi-Color: A decade of record revenue

    Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ: LABL) has marked its 10th consecutive year of record revenue.
    05.21.08

  • Berkshire Labels green labelstock wins certification

    Berkshire Labels, headquartered in Hungerford, Berkshire, England has become the first company to offer a fully biodegradable and compostable self adhesive label range that conforms to EN13432 in its own right.
    05.21.08

  • Label Traxx launches Version 5.2

    Tailored Solutions, the producer of Label Traxx print business software for narrow web flexo converters, has introduced Version 5.2 of the software.
    05.21.08

  • AVT combines EMEA sales and 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 Africa (EMEA).
    05.21.08

  • Spinnaker Coating opens new slitting distribution center

    Spinnaker Coating LLC, of Troy, OH, USA, has opened a slitting distribution center in New York for pressure sensitive material.
    05.21.08

  • Innovias 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 Canadas Sustainable Packaging Leadership Awards.
    05.21.08

  • Sustainable Green Printing Partnership announces criteria

    Sustainable Green Printing Partnership announces criteria The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP Partnership) revealed the criteria on how to become a sustainable, green printer at the National Environmental Health and Safety Conference (NE…
    05.20.08

  • Cortegra moves HQ

    Cortegra moves HQ in New Jersey Cortegra, a manufacturer of labels and packaging products for the pharmaceutical industry, is moving its headquarters from Fairfield, NJ, USA, to nearby Parsippany. The new 12,000 square foot office will enable Corte…
    05.20.08

  • Flint acquires Siegwerk

    Flint acquires Siegwerk in Australia, New Zealand Flint Group has signed an agreement with Siegwerk Group to acquire Siegwerk’s packaging ink business in Australia and New Zealand. The agreement includes the intangible assets, sales, marketin…
    05.20.08

  • Digitalabel launches

    Digitalabel launches an expanded website Digitalabel launched its new website, www.digitalabelllc.com, featuring samples, substrate suggestions, a quote request form and more. “We offer a fully electronic, computer-to-print, narrow web metho…
    05.20.08

  • Avery Dennison acquires DM Label Group

    Avery Dennison acquires DM Label Group Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) has acquired DM Label Group, a manufacturer of woven labels with manufacturing facilities in six countries. DM Label Group is headquartered in Taipei, Taiwan. “The a…
    05.20.08

  • Label Traxx adds Indigo parameters to software

    Label Traxx adds Indigo parameters to software Tailored Solutions’ Label Traxx print business management software now fully supports HP Indigo presses in label production. Label Traxx Version 5.2 enables HP Indigo users to automatically apply…
    05.20.08

  • Three suppliers win FPPA innovation awards

    Three suppliers win FPPA innovation awards The Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Association (FPPA) recently presented its annual awards in San Antonio, TX, USA. The recipients of the 2008 Technological Innovator of the Year awards are NPP Packagin…
    05.20.08

  • DuPont, Sun join forces to improve flexography

    DuPont, Sun join forces to improve flexography DuPont Packaging Graphics and Sun Chemical, two suppliers to the flexographic and packaging graphics industries, are collaborating to produce improvements in flexo printing by bringing together Sun&rsqu…
    05.20.08

  • Korean firm taps Stork for RFID printing

    Korean firm taps Stork for RFID printing EXAX Inc., a South Korean chemical manufacturer, is set to expand into RFID (radio-frequency identification) label production at its Cheonan plant by investing in a dedicated rotary screen printing line from…
    05.20.08