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  • Pitman Company acquires National Graphic Supply

    Pitman Company, Totowa, NJ, USA, a leading independent North American graphic arts supplier, has announced that it has acquired National Graphic Supply of Albany, NY, USA.
    07.22.08

  • FTA previews FIRST 4.0

    Flexographic printers/converters in the Milwaukee, WI, USA, region learned about some of the new additions and modifications to the Flexographic Technical Associations (FTA) premier technical manual, FIRST 4.0 (Flexographic Image Reproduction Specificati
    07.22.08

  • GMG reports first half sales success

    GMG, supplier of high-end color management and proofing solutions, announced that the company has succeeded in achieving significant sales growth in the first half of 2008.
    07.22.08

  • Tapecon announces new website

    Tapecon Inc., a full-service manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels, decals, membrane switches, custom fabrications, and digital printing, headquartered in Buffalo, NY, USA, announced that it has launched a new website, www.tapecon.com.
    07.22.08

  • Adchem announces launch of revamped website

    Adchem Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high performance pressure-sensitive adhesive tape systems, announces the launch of its new website, www.adchem.com.
    07.22.08

  • Acquisition saves jobs at UK labeling company

    Thanks to an acquisition, more than 100 jobs have been saved at a long-standing Stockport, UK, printing company.
    07.22.08

  • Gallus USA names new president

    Gallus Inc., the North American arm of the Swiss manufacturer of narrow web printing presses, has a new president.
    07.16.08

  • Maestro Label Designer unveiled by Online Labels

    Online Labels Inc., a supplier of blank labels for laser and inkjet printers, announces the official launch of Maestro Label Designer, an internet based label design software program that allows anyone to create, save and print labels with no downloads ne
    07.15.08

  • Raflatac offers custom non-PS stocks in small volumes with fast delivery

    UPM Raflatac has introduced Fast Face, an ordering program for non-adhesive products.
    07.15.08

  • Aztech, Power Forward form manufacturing venture

    Aztech Converting Systems of Tempe, AZ, USA, and Power Forward Inc. of Toronto, ON, Canada, have formed a venture that will manufacture and market a line of equipment for converters in the extended content (ECL) and coupon label markets.
    07.15.08

  • Ashland invests in its adhesives business

    Ashlands Specialty Polymers Adhesives (SP) business recently installed equipment valued at more than US$2 million to enhance service and capabilities for its printing, packaging and coatings product lines.
    07.15.08

  • More price increases from industry suppliers

    Fujifilm Sericol, an ink manufacturer, and Loparex, which supplies release liners, announced price increases in the past week.
    07.15.08

  • SMAG to market Aquaflex equipment in Europe

    After its velvet divorce from GIDUE, and having installed 26 of the Italian manufacturers presses in France, SMAG has now announced a new partnership with Aquaflex, a manufacturer of flexographic presses for labels and flexible packaging.
    07.08.08

  • Mhlbauer unveils fast RFID inlay machine

    Mhlbauer Technology Group, headquartered in Roding, Germany, says it has developed the worlds fastest and highly flexible RFID inlay production line: TAL 20000.
    07.08.08

  • FINAT plans to take the lead as world label association

    FINAT, the Europe based self-adhesive label industry trade association, says it plans to become the global authority for the sector and will work to encourage national associations to support that development.
    07.08.08

  • Prices of packaging materials continue to rise

    Among the most recent announcements of price increases are those from Sun Chemical, the worlds largest ink manufacturer, Valron and Michelman.
    07.08.08

  • ETIs converting technology secures patent in Europe

    ETI Converting, Boucherville, QC, Canada, has received a patent covering 27 European countries for its method and apparatus for manufacturing pressure sensitive adhesive labelstocks with printing under adhesive and product produced thereby.
    07.08.08

  • A city acts to keep CCL Label from relocating

    A report from North Carolina, USA, says that CCL Label plans to move from its leased building in Charlotte into a building that it will own.
    07.08.08

  • CCL plans $25 million expansion in Asia

    CCL Industries has announced that it will invest US$25 million over 2008 and 2009 to expand its CCL Label operations in Asia.
    07.01.08

  • TLMI introduces industry trends report for members

    The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) has begun publication of a quarterly report for its members titled The TLMI Index & Trend Report.
    07.01.08