• FFTA Forum & Info*Flex attract flexo users to Montreal

    March 13, 2007
    This year’s Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) Annual Forum — titled “Crossing Borders … Flexo’s Global Gateway” — takes place May 6-9 at the Palais des congrès de Montréal…

  • Voting under way for Label Industry Global Awards

    March 13, 2007
    The fourth annual Label Industry Global Awards will be presented in September at Labelexpo Europe 2007. Nominations for the four awards have been posted online, and members of the industry are eligible to vote for the nominees today. An explanation o…

  • Andrews Decal installs Gallus EM 280

    March 13, 2007
    Andrews Decal Company, a Chicago, IL, USA converter of pressure sensitive labels for the HBA, promotional, household, sporting, industrial, and security markets, recently acquired an 11", eight-color Gallus EM 280 UV flexo combination printing p…

  • Mark Andy’s Europe Tech Center opens officially

    March 13, 2007
    Mark Andy, a manufacturer of narrow web flexo presses and equipment based in St. Louis, MO, USA, officially opened its European Advanced Technology Center in Basel, Switzerland on February 6. The 1,000 square meter facility houses a showroom/demonstr…

  • Luminer, Stixon, Belmark and Consolidated win TLMI Singer awards

    March 6, 2007
    The prestigious Eugene Singer awards, presented by the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute each year for the best managed label companies, were presented in late February to Stixon Labels, Luminer Converting, Consolidated Label, and Belmark. The…

  • Edelmann presses introduced in North America by Matik

    March 6, 2007
    Matik North America, of West Hartford, CT, USA, the exclusive distributor for Edelmann Graphics GmbH of Germany, has launched the latest generation of narrow web presses from Edelmann in North America. Edelmann is a manufacturer of offset narrow w…

  • MPI recognized for quality, delivery and cost-saving ideas

    March 6, 2007
    MPI Label Systems, of University Park, IL, USA, has been recognized by Berry Plastics as the first Berry Exceptional Supplier Team (B.E.S.T.) award recipient in the labels division. The award is a result of MPI’s outstanding product quality, co…

  • Overnight Labels wins FTA’s Environmental Excellence Award

    March 6, 2007
    Overnight Labels Inc., of Deer Park, NY, USA, is the winner of the Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 7th Annual Environmental Excellence Award. The competition was open to any company active in the flexographic printing industry and wa…

  • PTS and Mark Andy announce business alliance

    March 6, 2007
    Narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy and Printing Technology Services Inc. (PTS), of Clearwater, FL, USA, a supplier of variable data inkjet printing systems, have entered into an alliance whereby PTS’ JetFlex inkjet printing systems can be…

  • UPM Raflatac expands RFID, opens China plant

    March 6, 2007
    UPM Raflatac, a Finnish manufacturer of RFID tags and inlays, has announced that it is doubling the RFID tag and inlay production capacity at its Jyväskylä production plant in Finland. With this capacity increase the company addresses rapid…

  • US court upholds Kennedy Group patents

    February 27, 2007
    US Federal District Judge Patricia Gaughan has upheld a jury verdict in favor of MPT Inc., the owner of two patents licensed to The Kennedy Group, Willoughby, OH, USA, covering the use of The Kennedy Group’s Container Placards. In doing so…

  • Williamson to distribute DuPont flexo products in Canada

    February 27, 2007
    DuPont Packaging Graphics, of Wilmington, DE, USA, has chosen Williamson Printing Materials Limited, of Grimsby, ON, Canada, to distribute its line of flexographic products in Canada. “We put a lot of thought into how we could enhance our su…

  • Gallus to produce flexo sleeve seminar in Germany

    February 27, 2007
    Inspired by the success of its industrial manufacturing seminar focusing on offset printing workflow in last year, Gallus has added a seminar on flexo sleeve workflows, to be held March 21 and 22 at its German manufacturing site close to Frankfurt. G…

  • XSYS hosts print awards at Labelexpo Brussels

    February 27, 2007
    XSYS Print Solutions, the narrow web ink manufacturer headquartered in Sweden, has announced a call for entries to the XSYS Print Awards 2007. The third annual event will be held at Labelexpo Europe 2007 in Brussels on September 29. Label converte…

  • 3 Sigma acquires PWC in Ohio

    February 27, 2007
    3 Sigma Corporation, of Troy, OH, USA, a supplier of specialty coated and adhesive products, recently purchased the equipment and assets of PWC Incorporated in Springboro, OH. PWC manufactured custom pressure sensitive products, and performed contrac…

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