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  • Resource LabelGroup merges with Mid South Graphics

    Resource LabelGroup LLC, a manufacturer of high quality label products with locations in Franklin and Memphis, TN, USA, has completed a merger with Mid South Graphics of Nashville, TN.
    08.14.07

  • CCL reports 20 percent sales jump

    CCL Industries Inc., headquartered in Toronto, Canada, has reported second quarter sales of $357.2 million (Canadian), a figure 20 percent higher than the $296.6 million recorded in the second quarter of 2006.
    08.14.07

  • BST adds Mark Andy rewinder to demo center

    BST Pro Mark and Mark Andy have continued an 18-year tradition of cooperation with the addition of a new Mark Andy VSR100 rewinder in the BST demo center in Elmhurst, IL, USA.
    08.14.07

  • Nilpeter to introduce process color inkjet printer

    Danish press manufacturer Nilpeter will show up at Labelexpo Europe in Brussels this year with a technology that departs from the company's customary line-up of products: a process color inkjet printer.
    08.14.07

  • Lewis Label adds digital imager

    Lewis Label Products, of Fort Worth, TX, USA, has announced the installation of a digital plate imager.
    08.14.07

  • Labeltronix launches new wine sales team

    In response to growing demand for custom label solutions, Labeltronix, a converting company based in Orange, CA, USA, has hired two salesmen to serve only the wine industry.
    08.07.07

  • Multi-Color invests in HP digital press

    Multi-Color Corporation, of Sharonville, OH, USA, has entered the digital label printing field with the purchase of a new HP ws4500 digital press.
    08.07.07

  • PIA/GATF gives education award to Harpers

    Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) has named Ron and Katherine Harper the winners of its 2007 Education Award of Excellence for industry representatives.
    08.07.07

  • Heidelberg helps Gallus restructure Canadian service

    Gallus Inc., the US arm of the Swiss narrow web press manufacturer, has announced a restructuring of its service support in Canada with the coming expansion of Heidelberg Canada Graphic Equipment Limited.
    08.06.07

  • Smyth Companies acquires printing arm of Stoffel Seals

    Smyth Companies Inc., based in Minneapolis, MN, USA, has completed a purchase of the Printing Division of Stoffel Seals Corporation. The acquisition will give Smyth additional capabilities for package promotion printing as well as added customers.…
    08.03.07

  • Esko acquires Artwork Systems

    Two major companies in the packaging prepress field have joined forces. Esko and Artwork Systems, both headquartered in Gent, Belgium, will combine their operations following the acquisition by Esko of a majority of Artwork Systems' shares from the t…
    08.02.07

  • WS Packaging to move world headquarters to Green Bay

    WS Packaging Group, one of North America's largest label converting and printing companies, plans to construct a $4 million plant in a new business development park in Green Bay, WI, USA. The company will move its headquarters from Algoma, WI, to 5.7…
    07.31.07

  • Gallus and BHS to present folding carton technology seminar

    Gallus, along with BHS, a Gallus-owned company that manufactures folding carton converting equipment, will sponsor a day-long seminar November 1 at Gallus' US headquarters in Philadelphia, PA. The focus of the event will be folding carton technology.…
    07.31.07

  • Harper donates flexo simulator and Mac to SC high school

    Anilox supplier and flexo education champion Harper Corporation of America has donated a FlexSys Press Simulator and a Macintosh computer with monitor to Fort Mill High School in Fort Mill, SC, USA. “We are absolutely thrilled to get these m…
    07.31.07

  • Label printer warns of large-scale brand theft

    Brand theft is a multi-million dollar industry, and is set to become the fastest growing sector of commercial piracy. That's the belief of Rob Warren, managing director of Adhesif Print Ltd., a label converter based in South Auckland, NZ. Warren put…
    07.31.07

  • ChemInstruments' growth prompts global sales conference

    ChemInstruments, a division of Chemsultants International, held its first global sales meeting recently to plan educational programs and other tactics for the future. The session was held in Chemsultants' new international headquarters in Mentor, OH,…
    07.30.07

  • Avery Dennison expands film capacity

    The Fasson Roll North America division of Avery Dennison Corporation has invested $20 million in additional coating and finishing capacity at its Quakertown, PA, USA facility.
    07.24.07

  • ITW Performance Polymers acquires M&C Specialties

    ITW Performance Polymers, an Illinois Tool Works company, has acquired M&C Specialties Co., a Pennsylvania based contract manufacturer of custom-fabricated diecut adhesive components, tapes and labels to markets around the world.
    07.24.07

  • Stork Cellramic purchases new roll inspection equipment

    Anilox roll manufacturer Stork Cellramic Inc., a division of Stork Materials Technology, announces the purchase and implementation of new roll inspection equipment.
    07.24.07

  • Zecher partners with Interflex Laser Engravers

    The companies Kurt Zecher GmbH, Germany, and Interflex Laser Engravers, Spartanburg, SC, USA, have agreed on a strategic partnership.
    07.24.07