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  • 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

  • FINAT launches a club for young managers

    FINAT launches a club for young managers FINAT, the European label association, has launched a Young Managers’ Club to help prepare the next generation of executives for taking control of their companies. The club is welcomed by Isidore Leiser…
    05.20.08

  • Bunting acquires Magnet Applications Group

    Bunting acquires Magnet Applications Group Bunting Magnetics Company, Newton, KS, USA, has acquired Magnet Applications Group Ltd. (MAGL). MAGL was founded in 1955 and currently has manufacturing operations in Berkhamsted, England, and Dubois, PA, U…
    05.20.08

  • SMAG establishes

    SMAG establishes a sales office in USA SMAG, a French manufacturer and distributor of printing and converting equipment for the label and flexible packaging industry, has opened a branch office in the United States to handle sales in the US and Can…
    05.20.08

  • Loparex Group to sell some units to Mondi

    Loparex Group to sell some units to Mondi Loparex Group, a manufacturer of release liners, has signed an agreement with Mondi Coating BV (part of Mondi Group) to sell Loparex Oy (Lohja, Finland), Loparex Ltd. (Glossop, England), as well as Loparex&r…
    05.20.08

  • Gallus promotes the benefits of a digital

    By Steve Katz Gallus, a label printing equipment manufacturer, welcomed over 100 guests to its headquarters in St. Gallen, Switzerland, for the company’s VIP seminar titled “Industrial Manufacturing: The Benefits of Digital Workflow Solu…
    05.20.08

  • Fraudulent buyers target label printers

    By Jack Kenny The scammers are going after the label companies. Several North American converters have received emails from various clergymen who are interested in buying labels. It appears that the requests for quotes are aimed at making money thro…
    05.20.08

  • ACPO LTD., Oak Harbor, OH, USA David A. McSherry Sr.

    ACPO LTD., Oak Harbor, OH, USA – David A. McSherry Sr. has been added to apco’s staff as chief financial officer. McSherry has more than 20 years experience in the pressure sensitive industry and is a certified Lean Six Sigma Master Black…
    05.20.08

  • CC1, Portsmouth, NH, USA CC1 has announced the hiring of Mike Coughlin

    CC1, Portsmouth, NH, USA – CC1 has announced the hiring of Mike Coughlin as field service engineer.…
    05.20.08

  • ERHARDT + LEIMER, Duncan, SC, USA Dana Caruana

    ERHARDT + LEIMER, Duncan, SC, USA – Dana Caruana has rejoined Erhardt + Leimer as key account manager for converting industry sales, USA. The company has named Bob Jackson technical sales manager for the South Central Territory in the US. Gary…
    05.20.08