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  • FFTA launches 2008 Regional Workshop tour

    FFTA launches 2008 Regional Workshop tour The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) began a regional tour of its educational workshops in early March. The first was held March 5 at Arizona State University (ASU), Mesa, AZ, USA, and…
    03.25.08

  • Toray to build film plant this year in France

    Toray to build film plant this year in France Toray Films Europe (TFE), an arm of Toray Industries of Tokyo, Japan, will begin construction this year of a plant for production of Torayfan biaxially oriented polypropylene high-barrier metalized film.…
    03.25.08

  • FTA Forum content geared to converters

    FTA Forum content geared to converters Printers and converters who attend the technical sessions at this year’s FTA Annual Forum will find the program content specifically geared to their objectives, say the leaders of the Flexographic Technic…
    03.25.08

  • Spinnaker announces PSM/Eagle asset buy

    Spinnaker announces PSM/Eagle asset buy Spinnaker Coating LLC, of Troy, OH, USA, has announced the purchase of substantially all of the assets of PSM/Eagle, of Lemont, IL, USA, a contract slitter and distributor of pressure sensitive roll products t…
    03.25.08

  • Innovia NatureFlex films rated ‘CarbonZero’

    Innovia NatureFlex films rated ‘CarbonZero’ Innovia Films has achieved CarbonZero status on its range of NatureFlex coated biodegradable and compostable packaging films through the implementation of carbon-reduction schemes. The designat…
    03.25.08

  • RotoMetrics acquired by management and investment firm

    RotoMetrics, the narrow web industry’s largest die manufacturer, has been acquired by Morgenthaler Partners in conjunction with RotoMetrics management.
    03.18.08

  • Gallus reports profitable 2007

    The Gallus Group, a manufacturer of narrow web presses and screen printing equipment based in St. Gallen, Switzerland, reports turnover for 2007 at CHF289 million (US$295 million), up CHF6 million from 2006.
    03.18.08

  • Stork Prints to supply screen units for Omet presses

    Stork Prints, a producer of rotary screen technology, based in Boxmeer, the Netherlands, will supply Italian press manufacturer Omet with dedicated RSI (Rotary Screen Integration) modules for the Varyflex 520mm and 670mm combination presses.
    03.18.08

  • Raflatac marks 100 million RFID inlays delivered into tickets

    UPM Raflatac, based in Tampere, Finland, has manufactured and supplied 100 million RFID inlays to mass transit ticketing applications globally.
    03.18.08

  • Channeled Resources opens two recycling centers

    Channeled Resources Group, headquartered in Chicago, has announced the opening of two North American Recycling Service Centers.
    03.18.08

  • WS Packaging implements Radius Solutions’ PECAS Vision

    WS Packaging Group, headquartered in Algoma, WI, USA, has implemented Radius Solutions’ PECAS Vision business information management/enterprise resource planning system at three of its sites.
    03.18.08

  • Mondi presents Tape Innovation Days conference

    “Tape Innovation Days” will be held May 28 to 29 in Maastricht, the Netherlands.
    03.18.08

  • Sani-Blast forms alliance with ARCS

    Sani-Blast and ARCS, manufacturers and distributors of anilox roll cleaning equipment and service, have announced a marketing and service alliance throughout North America.
    03.18.08

  • Best managed label companies named by TLMI

    The Eugene M. Singer Awards for Best Managed Company were unveiled last week as members of the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute gathered in Cabo San Lucas, Mexico, for their yearly Converter Meeting.
    03.12.08

  • York Label acquires two converters in Chile

    York Label, headquartered in Omaha, NE, USA, continues its expansion with the acquisition of Etiprak S.A. through its Cameo-Marinetti joint venture, and a 50 percent interest in Etiquetas Industriales Ltda., both located in Santiago, Chile.
    03.12.08

  • HP Indigo introduces the ws6000

    A new digital label and packaging press from HP Indigo will be unveiled in May at Drupa, the large German print show.
    03.12.08

  • Wausau Coated offers reduced minimums on HP Indigo roll products

    Wausau Coated Products, of Wausau, WI, USA, a manufacturer of pressure sensitive roll and sheet label products, has announced lower minimum order quantities on all stocked HP Indigo products.
    03.12.08

  • Digital proofing seminar at Clemson back by popular demand

    The Graphic Communications department of Clemson University will present two back-to-back reprises of one of its most popular seminars: Digital Proofing for Flexography, May 13-14 and May 15-16.
    03.12.08

  • FTS to demo Mark Andy equipment at April open house

    The Flexographic Trade School (FTS) will conduct an open house Tuesday, April 8, at its facility in Fort Mill, SC, USA.
    03.12.08

  • XSYS Print Solutions changes name to Flint Group Narrow Web

    The name change is the last in a long series of re-branding moves for the narrow web ink maker before its acquisition by Flint Group.
    03.03.08