• Comcos are popular

    July 18, 2006
    Comcos are popular in E. Europe and Asia Sales of Comco ProGlide presses are reported to have risen in 2006, with orders coming from Eastern Europe and Asia, according to Mark Andy, the parent company. Comco has received orders for a six-color 18&…

  • UVitec forms alliance

    July 18, 2006
    UVitec forms alliance with Flexsolutions UVitec Printing Ink Inc., a manufacturer of UV inks and UV coatings located in Lodi, NJ, USA, announces a partnership with Flexsolutions of…

  • Die stations with brains adjust changing

    July 18, 2006
    A US die manufacturer has introduced a new diecutting station that uses electronics and hydraulics to automatically correct many of the problems that plague the cutting process. The new system is described by the developer as “a unique approach…

  • HP sponsors digital print

    July 18, 2006
    The subject of digital label printing drew about 200 graphic arts professionals to the Green Valley Ranch Resort & Spa in Las Vegas, NV, USA, for several days in May. The sponsor was Hewlett-Packard (HP), and the event was the HP Label &̴…

  • Aquaflex servo press hits affordable

    July 18, 2006
    Servo technology is usually more expensive than conventional drives, and servo driven presses for narrow web production, complete with electronic brains and memories, have been in the premium price bracket since they started to come into the marketpl…

  • By Michelle Sartor

    July 18, 2006
    By Michelle Sartor Ashley Foster and Amanda Tootill of Career & Technology Center of Anderson in Williamston, SC, USA were awarded first place at the ninth annual International Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition. Both girls participated…

  • Dirk Desanzo

    July 18, 2006
    Dirk Desanzo Dirk J. Desanzo, who founded Technicote in 1980, died unexpectedly on Tuesday, April 25, at the age of 63. He was born in Beaver Falls, PA, USA and lived in Stow, OH, USA before moving to Naples, OH in 1987, where he resided until his d…

  • APEX, Hapert, The Netherlands The company has appointed Mogens Lindstrom

    July 18, 2006
    APEX, Hapert, The Netherlands — The company has appointed Mogens Lindström as sales area manager for Denmark, Sweden and Norway. He has worked in the flexographic industry since 1969. He writes articles for several European graphic magazin…

  • AQUAFLEX, Duncansville, PA, USA The company has hired Walter Mesik

    July 18, 2006
    AQUAFLEX, Duncansville, PA, USA — The company has hired Walter Mesik as print manager for its headquarters. His duties will encompass a variety of sales, marketing, training, and merchandising support functions. Aquaflex has also hired industry…

  • BARRY-WEHMILLER COMPANIES INC., St. Louis, MO, USA Jeffrey S. Hansen

    July 18, 2006
    BARRY-WEHMILLER COMPANIES INC., St. Louis, MO, USA — Jeffrey S. Hansen has been appointed director of international finance. He has 20 years of international banking and manufacturing business experience. Barry-Wehmiller is the parent of&…

  • BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, Middleboro, MA, USA The company has added Andrew Crawford

    July 18, 2006
    BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, Middleboro, MA, USA — The company has added Andrew Crawford as an on-site service engineer. The addition is part of the company’s recent expansion of its service team, which it says is a response to cu…

  • CANFLEXOGRAPHICS LTD., Burlington, ON, Canada The company has added Pascal Ross

    July 18, 2006
    CANFLEXOGRAPHICS LTD., Burlington, ON, Canada — The company has added Pascal Ross to its sales team. He will be responsible for client management and service of the wide web and narrow web flexographic markets in the province of Quebec.…

  • EDALE AMERICA, Raleigh, NC, USA Karl Schmucker

    July 18, 2006
    EDALE AMERICA, Raleigh, NC, USA — Karl Schmucker will be heading the company. He has a history in the flexography industry, working in sales for Nilpeter and IST and over 18 years experience in all phases of graphic arts.…

  • THE FREEMAN COMPANY, Erlanger, KY, USA Rick Stachel

    July 18, 2006
    THE FREEMAN COMPANY, Erlanger, KY, USA — Rick Stachel has joined the company as vice president of operations. He will be based at Freeman’s corporate headquarters and will have operations responsibility for Erlanger, KY, USA, as wel…

  • GEW ASIA, Mumbai, India The company has opened the first phase of its sales, service and manufacturing operation in Mumbai.

    July 18, 2006
    GEW ASIA, Mumbai, India — The company has opened the first phase of its sales, service and manufacturing operation in Mumbai. The facility will service the Indian sub-continent and the Southeast Asia markets. The operation is headed by CEO Dnya…

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