• Mark Andy renovates the Model 2200 flexo press

    December 12, 2006
    Mark Andy says it has completely renovated its classic Model 2200 flexographic press, and will feature it at the Graphics of Americas show in Miami, March 2-4, 2007. According to Steve Schulte, national sales director, the 2200 is available in thr…

  • Loparex expands with extrusion line in China

    December 12, 2006
    Loparex, a global manufacturer of release papers and films, has invested in a new extrusion line in its Guangzhou plant in China. The investment is part of Loparex’s strategy to strenghten the company’s operations in Asia and to expand th…

  • J&J Converting Machinery relocates to Missouri

    December 12, 2006
    J&J Converting Machinery, an equipment dealer and engineering company specializing in used and rebuilt label presses, has relocated from Lenexa, KS, USA to a to a new 10,000 square foot building in Grandview, MO, USA. The new plant includes a com…

  • GEW strengthens Italian and Swiss UV force

    December 4, 2006
    GEW, a UK based manufacturer of UV curing systems, has announced the appointment of Punto Luce Srl and Celi S.a.s. to support its growing activities in the Italian and Swiss printing markets. Punto Luce manufactures equipment for the production of…

  • Connemara Converting adds space and equipment

    December 4, 2006
    Connemara Converting, a converter of specialty paper, film and board products based in Bolingbrook, IL, USA, has announced a 90,000 square foot expansion of its production plant, and the installation of a Marquip Sheet Wizard board/paper precision sh…

  • IoPP forms Sustainable Packaging Task Group

    December 4, 2006
    Recognizing the interest in sustainable packaging by both the packaging community and the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) membership of over 5,000, IoPP's Technical Council recently approved the formation of a Sustainable Packaging Task G…

  • ProLabel advances its workflow, proofing and CTP systems

    November 28, 2006
    ProLabel, of Cumming, GA, USA, took a major step recently and acquired new prepress and workflow systems, all from Kodak. The systems include the Matchprint inkjet proofer, the Thermoflex narrow platesetter and the Printergy Powerpack workflow system…

  • acpo is recertified for ISO 9001:2000

    November 28, 2006
    acpo ltd., of Oak Harbor, OH, USA, has received a certificate of registration for complying with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 quality management systems. This registration covers the quality management system for the manufacturing of self-wound…

  • MPS celebrates a decade of manufacturing

    November 28, 2006
    Multi Print Systems, also known as MPS, celebrated its 10th anniversary in November. The manufacturer of narrow web servo driven presses is headquartered in Didam, the Netherlands. Company officials report that in its first decade MPS manufactured…

  • Mhlbauer systems active in Slovenian passports

    November 28, 2006
    The Mühlbauer technology group, based in Roding, Germany, has joined with the government of Slovenia to personalize the nation’s passports. Mühlbauer is a partner of Cetis, a Slovenian producer of security printing products.  …

  • Domino acquires Danish thermal transfer company

    November 28, 2006
    Domino Printing Sciences has acquired Easyprint A/S from Easyprint Holding ApS and Vald.Nielsen & Son Export A/S. Based in Karlslunde, Denmark, Easyprint specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative thermal transfer overc…

  • Metro Label acquires Gordon Graphics, Aluglass

    November 20, 2006
    Metro Label Group, headquartered in Toronto, ON, Canada, has acquired two label printing companies: Aluglass, also of Toronto, and Gordon Graphics, of Novato, CA, USA. Aluglass, formerly a public company with a plant in Canada and one in the US, w…

  • Chemsultants reorganizes, names Avalon COO

    November 20, 2006
    Chemsultants International, of Mentor, OH, USA, has organized its staff to address the needs of its growing business, according to Richard P. Muny, founder and CEO. Muny announced the promotion of Gary A. Avalon to the position of chief operating…

  • Masterpiece Graphix receives HP treatment status

    November 20, 2006
    Masterpiece Graphix, located in Fenton, MO, USA, has announced that it has been approved as North America’s first HP Authorized Media Treatment Center. The company offers specialized coating services. “What makes Masterpiece Graphix di…

  • Variable data study now available

    November 20, 2006
    The Industry Measure (formerly TrendWatch Graphic Arts) has released a study on variable data print (VDP)/variable imaging (VI) pricing practices. The Industry Measure mini-report, “Pricing for Variable Data Print: Baseline Data on What the Ind…

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