• Sekuworks buys Northern Bank Note

    March 28, 2007
    Sekuworks, a narrow web converter specializing in brand protection, has announced its acquisition of Northern Bank Note Company, a 116-year-old secured document printing company. Northern Bank Note, located in Cincinnati, OH, USA, is a financial s…

  • Avery buys Paxar for $1.34 billion

    March 23, 2007
    Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) announced in late March that it will acquire Paxar Corporation (NYSE: PXR), of White Plains, NY, USA, in a cash transaction valued at approximately $1.34 billion. Avery says that the acquisition is expected to e…

  • Gallus Group says 2006 sales up 37%

    March 20, 2007
    The Gallus Group, based in St. Gallen, Switzerland, a manufacturer of label printing and converting equipment, says that a high share of new products made a disproportionate contribution to its internal growth in turnover of 19 percent in 2006. Takin…

  • Omet seminar and open house scheduled for April 2-3

    March 20, 2007
    “Packaging Revolution” is the name of the technical seminar scheduled for April 2 and 3 at the Technology Center of Omet, a press manufacturer headquartered in Lecco, Italy. The event will see the launch of the new VARYFLEX-F1 press, as w…

  • FFTA Forum keynote addresses Sustainability

    March 20, 2007
    The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) today announced it has secured Don Carli, Director of ISC Responsible Enterprise Print (REP) with the Institute for Sustainable Communication, to present one of two keynote addresses at FFTA…

  • DiTrolio Institute approved by US veterans department

    March 20, 2007
    In an ongoing effort to do its part in assisting military personnel returning home from active duty, DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI) has undergone an application process to become approved by the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs as a po…

  • NELMA to sponsor conference and expo

    March 20, 2007
    The North East Label Manufacturers Association (NELMA) will hold its 5th Expo and Networking Conference on May 10 at the Bridgewater Marriott in Bridgewater, NJ, USA. The event will run from 1 to 7 p.m. and will feature an exhibit hall with suppliers…

  • Graphic Solutions now GSI Technologies after reorganization

    March 19, 2007
    Graphic Solutions now GSI Technologies after reorganization Graphics Solutions International, a manufacturer of labels, industrial graphics and functional printing based in Burr Ridge, IL, USA, has reorganized, added senior management and changed it…

  • Etiko expands with new Mark Andy press

    March 19, 2007
    Etiko expands with new Mark Andy press Etiko, a label converter based in Szczecin, Poland, has invested in a new Mark Andy LP3000 flexo press, installed by Mark Andy AG, based in Switzerland. The press is an eight-color 13” (330mm) machine wit…

  • Etimex acquires two

    March 19, 2007
    Etimex acquires two new presses from J&H J&H Printing Solutions Inc., of Pewaukee, WI, USA, has installed two new JH1300 13” wide flexographic printing presses at Etimex, a converter of labels and tickets in Monterrey, Mexico. J&H…

  • Water Ink Technologies supports Careerline Tech

    March 19, 2007
    Water Ink Technologies supports Careerline Tech Water Ink Technologies Inc., of Lincolnton, NC, USA, recently donated water based flexo inks in support of the Printing and Graphic Arts Program at the Careerline Tech Center in Holland, MI, USA. The…

  • Label.Com adds new press from Aquaflex

    March 19, 2007
    Label.Com adds new press from Aquaflex Label.Com, of Bradford, PA, USA, recently accepted delivery of a new flexo label press manufactured by Aquaflex. The press is an ELS Servo 1000. The company has equipped the press with a turnar for front and b…

  • Phoenix Challenge holds successful fundraiser

    March 19, 2007
    Phoenix Challenge holds successful fundraiser The fourth annual Phoenix Challenge Fund Raising Luncheon, organized to support the 2007 Annual International Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition and the new PC College Competition, took place rec…

  • Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006

    March 19, 2007
    Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006 Aquaflex, a manufacturer of narrow web presses, reports that the company “significantly exceeded” its 2006 sales projections, nearly doubling its sales over the previous year. Aquaflex is own…

  • GIDUE introduces a new UV curing system

    March 19, 2007
    GIDUE introduces a new UV curing system GIDUE, a manufacturer of narrow web presses based in Turate, Italy, has introduced UV TIME!, an ultraviolet curing system described as environmentally friendly and oxygen-free. The system was produced in partn…

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