• Frost, Esko, DuPont, Graphic Solutions win global label awards

    September 12, 2006
    Before 600 applauding industry professionals Monday night, Calvin Frost accepted the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award for his work as chairman of Channeled Resources Group and for his tireless advocacy for environmental awareness in the in…

  • Esko enjoys strong business performance

    September 12, 2006
    Esko, a leader in packaging prepress products based in Gent, Belgium, announces a continued strong business performance during the second quarter of 2006, with consolidated net revenues increasing by 17 percent compared with the first quarter, and by…

  • Tailored Solutions opens Europe office

    September 12, 2006
    Tailored Solutions, the producer of Label Traxx  print business management software for flexographic narrow web label printers and converters, has opened a sales and support office to service users in Europe. The new office is located in Witham,…

  • Avery Dennison acquires RFID start-up company

    September 12, 2006
    Avery Dennison RFID, a division of the label materials giant that produces radio frequency identification products, has acquired RF IDentics of Grand Rapids, MI, USA, a start-up company that has developed processes for producing high quality products…

  • BASF to expand PSA capability at Pennsylvania plant

    September 12, 2006
    BASF has announced that it is investing $4.9 million in its acrylic emulsion manufacturing facility in Monaca, PA, USA, to increase its capability to produce coater-ready adhesives. The company also revealed that it would launch, at Labelexpo 2006, t…

  • AVT enters sheet-fed market

    September 5, 2006
    Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) has announced its entrance into the sheet-fed printing market. “The demand for high-end quality and 100 percent fault free products in industries such as pharmaceuticals, cigarettes, wine, cosmetics, and securit…

  • Comco wins Russian packaging award

    September 5, 2006
    Leading Russian print for packaging Group, Alaska-Poligrafoformlenie, has won the main award in the All-Russia contest for printed packaging. The Grand Star of Russia was won with an entry in the Packaging for Foodstuff category. It was presented at…

  • UPM Raflatac updates Raflink Business Line

    September 5, 2006
    UPM Raflatac is launching robust ordering and claim tracking self-service tools with the latest update of its eBusiness platform, the Raflink Business Line. North American customers will be able to use the Raflink Business Line to research UPM Raf…

  • Free e-seminar for taper tension

    August 29, 2006
    MAGPOWR will host a free, hour-long e-seminar on taper tension live from booth 829 at Labelexpo on September 14 at 2:00 p.m. EST. The seminar will give Labelexpo attendees and online participants a better understanding of taper tension for web handli…

  • Gallus joins Brand Protection Alliance

    August 29, 2006
    The Brand Protection Alliance (BPA) announces the inclusion of Gallus Inc. as its newest member. Ken Goetze, vice president of the BPA says, “In addition to building application-specific printing presses (e.g. for brand protection, authenticati…

  • Kodak launches podcasts on enhancing growth and profitability

    August 29, 2006
    Print providers interested in learning how to increase services, capacity and revenue can turn to a new source of information: a series of podcasts on the value of unified workflow and details on a Kodak Unified Workflow solution. The first program,…

  • Avery Dennison RFID introduces new multimedia training tool

    August 29, 2006
    Avery Dennison RFID, a business unit of Avery Dennison Corporation, has produced a multimedia training tool: RFID 101. The tool combines a live narrator with animations, photos and video to walk the viewer through the history of RFID, technology basi…

  • Mark Andy to launch new Comco C2 servo press

    August 22, 2006
    Narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy held a quiet event for a few trade press editors last week at the Milford, OH, USA production plant for its Comco line of converting equipment. Company officials gave a preview of the C2, a new Comco press driv…

  • Printed electronics is focus of Arizona conference

    August 22, 2006
    An international conference on the subject “Printed Electronics USA” takes place in Phoenix, AZ, USA, December 5-6, sponsored by IDTechEx, an organization that has produced highly regarded RFID conferences for several years. The printed e…

  • AB Graphic expands, invites industry to visit

    August 22, 2006
    AB Graphic International will host an open house to celebrate the addition of a new 35,000 square foot (3,200 square meter) factory extension close to the two sites it has occupied in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, England, for the past 30 years. The n…

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