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  • Radius Solutions enhances PECAS Vision

    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…
    01.16.08

  • AB Graphic, Convertec launch Braille printer

    AB Graphic, Convertec launch Braille printer AB Graphic International, of Bridlington, England, has announced an agreement with Convertec AB, of Partille, Sweden, in marketing the Braillemaker One, a dedicated digital printing machine for Braille. L…
    01.16.08

  • acpo begins expansion at headquarters plant

    acpo begins expansion at headquarters plant acpo ltd., a manufacturer of self-wound pressure sensitive roll label films based in Oak Harbor, OH, USA, has begun a 20,000 square foot plant expansion to its facility. The expansion is scheduled to be co…
    01.16.08

  • The Rossini Group acquires Mastergraphics

    The Rossini Group acquires Mastergraphics After two years of partnership, The Rossini Group has completed the acquisition of Mastergraphics LLC, located in Stow, OH, USA. Mastergraphics is known in the flexographic industry for its pre-press capabil…
    01.16.08

  • Mondi upgrades its global facilities

    Mondi upgrades its global facilities Mondi Packaging Coating and Release has announced plans to proceed with an investment program in its global production facilities. Targeting Western Europe, Mondi will develop a new facility on a brownfield site…
    01.16.08

  • Basics of in-mold labeling to be presented

    Basics of in-mold labeling to be presented The “ABCs of IML: A Basic Course” will be presented Thursday, March 27, 2008, at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Center Chicago North Shore, Skokie, IL, USA. Offered annually since 1989,…
    01.16.08

  • Fusion UV restructures distribution in UK

    Fusion UV restructures distribution in UK Fusion UV Systems, of Gaithersburg, MD, USA, has announced the restructuring of its distribution operations in the United Kingdom. Fusion will transfer the sales and service of Fusion customers in the Benelu…
    01.16.08

  • OKI to distribute Degrava printer on 3 continents

    OKI to distribute Degrava printer on 3 continents Degrava Systems, based in Roswell, GA, USA, has retained OKI Printing Solutions to distribute its DP-8500 printer throughout Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA). OKI Printing Solutions is a subsidi…
    01.16.08

  • Educational program focuses on intricacies of

    The second Label & Narrow Web Symposium, presented for converters by converters and others closely involved with the industry, took place November 14 and 15 in New Brunswick, NJ, USA. Attendees were able to network among the 40 sponsoring s…
    01.16.08

  • Struggles of a small converter; Mark Andy makes

    By Greg Grishchenko During my last visit to Kyiv in 2005 to report about the label industry in Ukraine, I was impressed by the obvious progress playing off the rapid growth of domestic food produce. Since gaining independence in 1991, Ukraine has pu…
    01.16.08

  • ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA The company has appointed Dominic Ibarra

    ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA — The company has appointed Dominic Ibarra manager of training and technologies. He will be responsible for overseeing pre- and post-sale technical service and support. He succeeds Joe Tuccitto, who has j…
    01.16.08

  • DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES, Gurnee, IL, USA The company has appointed Michael J. Brown

    DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES, Gurnee, IL, USA — The company has appointed Michael J. Brown president of North American operations. He takes complete responsibility for Domino’s US and Canadian businesses. He joined the company’s Canadia…
    01.16.08

  • LEXCON COMPANY, Spencer, MA, USA Steven Allard

    LEXCON COMPANY, Spencer, MA, USA — Steven Allard was promoted to product manager in the Product Identification Business Team. He will manage FLEXcon’s pressure sensitive product identification materials in the areas of shelf marking, digi…
    01.16.08

  • FLEXO CONCEPTS, Plymouth, MA, USA Chris Nolin

    FLEXO CONCEPTS, Plymouth, MA, USA — Chris Nolin has assumed the position of market development manager. He will focus exclusively on expanding the company’s presence in key markets both domestically and overseas by seeking new growth oppo…
    01.16.08

  • HARPER NATIONAL FLEXOGRAPHIC CENTER, Charlotte, NC, USA The Harper National Flexographic Center, l

    HARPER NATIONAL FLEXOGRAPHIC CENTER, Charlotte, NC, USA — The Harper National Flexographic Center, located on the Harper Campus of Central Piedmont Community College, has announced that Zachery Blackburn, CPCC instructor of Graphic Arts and Ima…
    01.16.08

  • KODAK, Rochester, NY, USA  John T. Anderson

    KODAK, Rochester, NY, USA — John T. Anderson has joined the company as flexo product manager, Americas, packaging products, in Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group. He is the former technical and education director of the Flexograph…
    01.16.08

  • LABEL PRINTING INDUSTRIES OF AMERICA (LPIA), Sewickley, PA, USA LPIA announced that William J. Hickey III,

    LABEL PRINTING INDUSTRIES OF AMERICA (LPIA), Sewickley, PA, USA — LPIA announced that William J. Hickey III, president of Smyth Companies Inc., is the eighth recipient of the LPIA Hall of Fame. He was inducted during the November 2007 LPIA Fall…
    01.16.08

  • MAX DAETWYLER CORPORATION, Huntersville, NC, USA Gerd Koehler,

    MAX DAETWYLER CORPORATION, Huntersville, NC, USA — Gerd Koehler, senior vice president, has assumed responsibility for the sales and marketing efforts of Max Daetwyler Corporation’s pre-press products. Initially, his primary focus will be…
    01.16.08

  • SAIDEN TECHNOLOGIES, Sanford, NC, USA Frank Jennings,

    SAIDEN TECHNOLOGIES, Sanford, NC, USA — Frank Jennings, of the Jennings Group, has been appointed to represent the company in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic region of the US. Based in the Philadelphia area, he will be commercializing the compan…
    01.16.08

  • SEKUWORKS, Harrison, OH, USA Robert Sherwood

    SEKUWORKS, Harrison, OH, USA — Robert Sherwood, VP of security programs management, has earned the classification of Certified Protection Professional (CPP) of as part of its mission to fight fraud and provide comprehensive brand protection ser…
    01.16.08