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  • Omet and Asahi seek plate standardization

    Omet and Asahi seek plate standardization Press manufacturer Omet has joined forces with Asahi Photoproducts, a photopolymer plate supplier, to develop a new standard for flexo printing techniques. Asahi will provide its prepress and plate expertis…
    04.11.07

  • BASF, Florham Park, NJ, USA Nancy M. Hoblack

    BASF, Florham Park, NJ, USA — Nancy M. Hoblack has been appointed distributor manager for the Functional polymers Regional Business Unit in North America. In her new role, she is responsible for managing relationships with all distributors that…
    04.11.07

  • DYNAMIC DIES, Holland, OH, USA Craig Myers

    DYNAMIC DIES, Holland, OH, USA — Craig Myers has been promoted to corporate sales manager. In his new role, he will be coordinating the sales efforts of the corporate wide sales team. He previously held the position of national accounts manager…
    04.11.07

  • ESKO, Gent, Belgium The company has appointed Dieter Janout

    ESKO, Gent, Belgium — The company has appointed Dieter Janout director of the brand owners and major accounts group for EMEALA (Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Latin America). He is responsible for expanding and developing the company’s…
    04.11.07

  • EXTRUSION DIES INDUSTRIES (EDI), Chippewa Falls, WI, USA The company has appointed Ronald J. Allbritton

    EXTRUSION DIES INDUSTRIES (EDI), Chippewa Falls, WI, USA — The company has appointed Ronald J. Allbritton technical service and sales specialist. He will work with customers on technical matters relating to orders and on specifications for opti…
    04.11.07

  • FLEXO CONCEPTS, Plymouth, MA, USA The company has hired Scott Abber

    FLEXO CONCEPTS, Plymouth, MA, USA — The company has hired Scott Abber in technical sales. He will be responsible for growing the company’s two primary brands, MicroClean and TruPoint, for both the flexographic and sheetfed offset industri…
    04.11.07

  • MATIK NORTH AMERICA, West Hartford, CT, USA The company has appointed an Edelmann specialist, Chris Davis,

    MATIK NORTH AMERICA, West Hartford, CT, USA — The company has appointed an Edelmann specialist, Chris Davis, who has moved from the UK, to raise the profile of the Edelmann press line in the North American market. His official title is sales ma…
    04.11.07

  • PAMARCO GLOBAL GRAPHICS, Dallas, TX, USA The company has appointed Arnold Cooper

    PAMARCO GLOBAL GRAPHICS, Dallas, TX, USA — The company has appointed Arnold Cooper sales manager, small offset products. He will be responsible for directing the sales and service operation of the complete line of pressroom products through the…
    04.11.07

  • PHOENIX CHALLENGE FOUNDATION, Charlotte, NC, USA Stephen Gerhardt,

    PHOENIX CHALLENGE FOUNDATION, Charlotte, NC, USA — Stephen Gerhardt, Harper National Flexographic Center Coordinator at the Harper Campus of Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) in Charlotte, NC, USA, has joined the Phoenix Challenge Found…
    04.11.07

  • PRECISION AIRCONVEY, Newark, DE, USA Jeffrey Kane

    PRECISION AIRCONVEY, Newark, DE, USA — Jeffrey Kane has been named global sales manager for the company. Formerly vice president for a national industrial supply company, he will be responsible for driving the company’s worldwide business…
    04.11.07

  • PRISYMID, Charlotte, NC, USA The company

    PRISYMID, Charlotte, NC, USA — The company has further expanded its US office in Charlotte, NC. As part of its program of global sales growth, the company has appointed Martyn Kerluk as US manager along with Christine Partridge as strategic acc…
    04.11.07

  • RADTECH, Chevy Chase, MD, USA The company welcomes a new president and board members.

    RADTECH, Chevy Chase, MD, USA — The company welcomes a new president and board members. Petra L’Abbe, PPG Industries, assumes the presidency for a two year term. New board members include Don Smith, Alcoa; Mike Kelly, Allied Photochemical…
    04.11.07

  • TORA ENSO, Stevens Point, WI, USA The Speciality Papers business area of Stora Enso

    STORA ENSO, Stevens Point, WI, USA — The Speciality Papers business area of Stora Enso announced the appointment of David Diekelman to the position of vice president, business and product development. He has been with Stora Enso since 1988 and…
    04.11.07

  • Draaijer departs XSYS; Joyce named new president

    After eight years as president and general manager of XSYS Print Solutions, the narrow web ink company, Ewald Draaijer has announced that he will leave the company to pursue other activities. During his tenure, Draaijer has led the division’s e…
    04.11.07

  • GIDUE presses selling across continents

    The Italian press company GIDUE has sold its sixth press in India, and its third since the beginning of 2007, says Managing Director Federico d’Annunzio. The company also has announced machinery sales in Australia and Spain. Sel-Jegat, Sivak…
    04.11.07

  • Charter Films adds two blown film lines in expanded plant

    Charter Films Inc., of Superior, WI, USA, has completed a major plant expansion of its existing manufacturing and warehouse facilities. The company, which specializes in extruded blown film, has also added two new coex blown film lines. The blown…
    04.11.07

  • Sekuworks redesigns its brand identity

    Sekuworks, a supplier of brand protection products based in Cincinnati, OH, USA, has unveiled a new corporate brand identity that emphasizes the company’s continued dedication to providing full service solutions to address the ever-increasing b…
    04.11.07

  • BST expands its presence in China

    BST International GmbH, of Bielefeld, Germany, a manufacturer of web inspection and guiding systems for printing, converting and tire manufacturing, has expanded its global scope with the establishment of a new subsidiary company, BST International S…
    04.03.07

  • Clemson plans seminars on digital proofing for flexo

    The Graphic Communications Department of Clemson University, located in Clemson, SC, USA, will conduct two day-and-a-half seminars in May on the subject of digital proofing for flexography. The seminars will take place May 22-23 and May 24-25, with a…
    04.03.07

  • CMM 2007 to feature narrow and midweb tech center

    CMM, the USA’s biennial converting trade show, will feature a converting technology center dedicated to narrow and midweb products. The organizer has announced that bielomatik, J&H Printing Solutions, Propheteer, BST Pro Mark, Martin Automa…
    04.03.07