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  • West coast facility creates new opportunities for Wausau Coated

    Wausau Coated Products, manufacturer of pressure sensitive label products and coating technologies headquartered in Wausau, WI, USA, has announced the addition of a new facility in southern California.
    11.20.07

  • 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, PECAS Vision.
    11.20.07

  • Peter Mulheran acquires Sani-Blast

    Peter Mulheran, a veteran of the printing ink industry, has acquired Sani-Blast Inc., of Spring Grove, MN, USA, a manufacturer of anilox roll cleaning equipment.
    11.20.07

  • Bencis acquires majority interest in Stork Prints Group

    Stork N.V. and Bencis Capital Partners B.V. have reached an agreement on the sale of 60 percent of the interest in the Stork Prints Group to Bencis.
    11.20.07

  • Cypress Multigraphics opens third label facility

    Cypress Multigraphics opens third label facility Cypress Multigraphics LLC, a manufacturer of labels for the durable goods market that specializes in UL recognized film materials, has recently opened its third label manufacturing facility. Cypress…
    11.19.07

  • Gerhardt announces alliance with DMS

    Gerhardt announces alliance with DMS Gerhardt International, a manufacturer of rotary dies, has teamed up with DMS to provide a range of tooling products, technical support, and customer service. Gerhardt now adds the DMS product line to its existin…
    11.19.07

  • Hammer Packaging wins business ethics award

    Hammer Packaging wins business ethics award Hammer Packaging, of Rochester, NY, USA, has been named a recipient of the 2007 Rochester Business Ethics Award. Hammer won in the large company category for firms with 250 employees or more. Established…
    11.19.07

  • MacDermid files patent lawsuit against DuPont

    MacDermid files patent lawsuit against DuPont MacDermid Printing Solutions announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against DuPont on a US patent relating to its digital photopolymer plate technology. In the lawsuit, MacDermid cla…
    11.19.07

  • Boise adds FSC status

    Boise adds FSC status to two US plants Boise Cascade LLC, of Boise, ID, USA, announced today that Boise in International Falls, MN, and Jackson, AL, have earned Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody Certification from the Rainforest All…
    11.19.07

  • Pat Technology retains Daco Solutions Ltd.

    Pat Technology retains Daco Solutions Ltd. Pat Technology Systems Inc., of Montreal, Canada, a manufacturer of modular narrow web converting and diecutting equipment, has announced its appointment of Daco Solutions Ltd., of Beverley, England, as its…
    11.19.07

  • EFI Jetrion, Spartanics form partnership

    EFI Jetrion, Spartanics form partnership Spartanics and EFI Jetrion have announced a partnership to offer short run printing and diecutting for narrow web printers that combine EFI Jetrion’s 4000 Series UV Inkjet Systems with Spartanics&rsquo…
    11.19.07

  • CRI among inkmakers

    CRI among inkmakers with price increases Color Resolutions International (CRI), of Fairfield, OH, USA, has announced that prices on all packaging inks were raised between 7 and 14 percent November 1, depending on the color and resin technology. CRI…
    11.19.07

  • PGM formed to market used Gallus equipment

    PGM formed to market used Gallus equipment The launch of PGM Graphics Solutions was announced recently in Brussels, Belgium, the site of Labelexpo Europe 2007. PGM, based in Barley, England, stands for Pre-owned (Gallus) Machines Ltd. According to t…
    11.19.07

  • Stanford Products sold

    Stanford Products sold to Barry-Wehmiller Stanford Products, of Salem, IL, USA, a manufacturer of shrink sleeve label converting equipment, has been acquired by Barry-Wehmiller Companies of St. Louis, MO, USA. The acquisition is Barry-Wehmiller&rsq…
    11.19.07

  • Precision AirConvey offers roll splitter test

    Precision AirConvey offers roll splitter test Converting equipment manufacturer Precision AirConvey, Newark, DE, USA, has introduced a free video test service on its roll splitter, inviting converters, packagers, waste material brokers, plastics pro…
    11.19.07

  • PSTC Tape University held at Chemsultants

    PSTC Tape University held at Chemsultants The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) took its experienced faculty and curriculum to the new Chemsultants International laboratory and production facility for its September 17-19 Tape University Fundame…
    11.19.07

  • Yazoo Mills continues plant expansions

    Yazoo Mills continues plant expansions Yazoo Mills Inc., a manufacturer of paper cores and tubes, has completed another phase of growth to its plant in New Oxford, PA, USA. A modern concrete facade was added to the front of the building along with a…
    11.19.07

  • Harpers receive degrees from Appalachian State

    Harpers receive degrees from Appalachian State Ronald and Katherine Harper, co-founders of Harper Corporation in Charlotte, NC, USA, have each received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Appalachian State University (ASU), in Boone, NC…
    11.19.07

  • BST Pro Mark donates inspection system to DFI

    BST Pro Mark donates inspection system to DFI BST Pro Mark, of Elmhurst, IL, USA, has donated a new Powerscope 3000 video web inspection system to the DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI), Broadview, IL, which has been installed on its 13” si…
    11.19.07

  • Mark Andy names World Class label awards

    Mark Andy announced the winners of the first annual World Class Print Awards competition. A total of 162 entries were received from around the world and judged by independent judges from the converting industry. The judges selected Gold, Silver and B…
    11.19.07