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  • Esko’s web site

    Esko’s web site gets a redesign Esko, a manufacturer of packaging pre-production systems located in Gent, Belgium, has redesigned its web site to offer new content and format. The site address is www.esko.com. According to Esko, visitors can…
    03.19.07

  • Loparex invests in North American capacity

    Loparex invests in North American capacity Loparex, a global producer of silicone release liners, has announced several capital investments to add paper coating and film blowing capacity, and to streamline operations within North America. A high-sp…
    03.19.07

  • TLMI plans technical conference in Chicago

    TLMI plans technical conference in Chicago The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) will hold its eighth technical conference at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago September 4-6. Titled “Tech 007: For Your Eyes Only”, the event will…
    03.19.07

  • DiTrolio school reaches out to regional teens

    DiTrolio school reaches out to regional teens DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI), Broadview, IL, USA, has launched an effort to educate high school students in the Chicago area about the benefits of flexo training and a future in the industry. Sa…
    03.19.07

  • Nilpeter and AVT

    Nilpeter and AVT sign China agreement Advanced Vision Technolog…
    03.19.07

  • Imagine: 500 digital press users in

    HP Indigo users flocked to Florida last month to learn and exchange ideas. Among them was Lightning Labels’ Peter Renton, who contributed this report. The largest gathering ever of HP Indigo digital press owners — at least 500 of them…
    03.19.07

  • ‘DO NOT put any person in this

    Washing machine label wins annual Wacky Warning contest Warning labels are everywhere. When you buy a ladder they are literally everywhere. We in the label business probably read more consumer warning labels than most people (as we pick at the edge…
    03.19.07

  • Printing the antennas

    Four hundred people attended IDTechEx’s annual Smart Labels USA conference in Boston, MA, USA in February. The conference focused on RFID technology: its history, where it is today and future predictions. Representatives from industries i…
    03.19.07

  • ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA — Geoff Bennett

    ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA — Geoff Bennett has been promoted to the position of president. He joined the company 10 years ago. He succeeds Kären M. Olson, who served as president and CEO of Adhesives Research for more than…
    03.19.07

  • AETEK UV SYSTEMS, Romeoville, IL, USA — The company welcomes Harry Bloom

    AETEK UV SYSTEMS, Romeoville, IL, USA — The company welcomes Harry Bloom as business development manager. He will be responsible for OEM and National Accounts, as well as new business development in the Americas.…
    03.19.07

  • CC1 INC., Portsmouth, NH, USA — The company has appointed Roger B. Mattila

    CC1 INC., Portsmouth, NH, USA — The company has appointed Roger B. Mattila executive vice president of sales and marketing. He will be directing CC1’s sales and marketing efforts to handle growing product lines and markets, as well as ove…
    03.19.07

  • CHROMATICITY INC., Grand Rapids, MI, USA — The company has added Ian Mackenzie

    CHROMATICITY INC., Grand Rapids, MI, USA — The company has added Ian Mackenzie to its executive team. The former EFI executive will be partner, board member and Chromaticity’s vice president of marketing and business development…
    03.19.07

  • DATALASE, Chesire, UK — Gary Bolton

    DATALASE, Chesire, UK — Gary Bolton has been appointed national sales manager throughout the UK. His responsibilities include the continued development of DataLase’s growth and sales within the UK.…
    03.19.07

  • DEGRAVA SYSTEMS, Roswell, GA, USA — Stephen Frazzano

    DEGRAVA SYSTEMS, Roswell, GA, USA — Stephen Frazzano has accepted the position of Midwest sales manager. He has held positions with Screen, Mitsubishi Imaging and HP Indigo. He comes to Degrava with more than 20 years of experience in the print…
    03.19.07

  • DOW CORNING CORPORATION, Midland, MI, USA — Jean Francois Bailly

    DOW CORNING CORPORATION, Midland, MI, USA — Jean Francois Bailly has been named global industry director for the company’s pressure sensitive and paper business. Based in Seneffe, Belgium, Bailly is a veteran of the industry, having serve…
    03.19.07

  • ESKO, Gent, Belgium — The company has appointed Guy Van Puyvelde

    ESKO, Gent, Belgium — The company has appointed Guy Van Puyvelde as senior vice president of sales and marketing. In this newly established position, he will lead Esko’s four regional sales and service divisions. He will also have operati…
    03.19.07

  • FUJIFILM DIMATIX, Santa Clara, CA, USA and Lebanon, NH, USA — Martin Schoeppler

    FUJIFILM DIMATIX, Santa Clara, CA, USA and Lebanon, NH, USA — Martin Schoeppler has been named vice president of marketing and sales. He joined the company in 2004 as vice president of corporate strategic business development and vice president…
    03.19.07

  • FUJIFILM GRAPHIC SYSTEMS USA, Valhalla, NY, USA — The company has expanded its national accounts sales group and welcomes Steve Pritchard

    FUJIFILM GRAPHIC SYSTEMS USA, Valhalla, NY, USA — The company has expanded its national accounts sales group and welcomes Steve Pritchard as its newest national account manager. He comes to Fujifilm from Kodak, where he held a position in globa…
    03.19.07

  • FUJIFILM USA INC., Valhalla, NY, USA — Stanley E. Freimuth,

    FUJIFILM USA INC., Valhalla, NY, USA — Stanley E. Freimuth, senior executive vice president and chief administrative officer, is leaving the company. He joined Fujifilm in 1983. He was named to the Board of Directors of Fuji Photo Film USA in 1…
    03.19.07

  • GSI TECHNOLOGIES, Burr Ridge, IL, USA — The company, formerly known as Graphic Solutions International,

    GSI TECHNOLOGIES, Burr Ridge, IL, USA — The company, formerly known as Graphic Solutions International, has been reorganized into two divisions: Industrial Graphics and Functional Printing. Division General Manager Art Bowers, former GSI sales…
    03.19.07