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  • Matik to represent ESS in North America

    Matik to represent ESS in North America ESS Graphic, a Danish manufacturer of web finishing equipment, has formed a partnership with Matik North America, West Hartford, CT, USA, for distribution of ESS web finishing machinery in North America. The…
    01.27.09

  • Aquaflex reports sales

    Aquaflex reports sales up 73 percent in 2008 Aquaflex, a division of F.L. Smithe and based in Duncansville, PA, USA, reports that 2008 sales revenue increased 73 percent over 2007. The number of presses sold internationally in 2008 increased four-f…
    01.27.09

  • Nukote introduces

    Nukote introduces HP Indigo product line Nukote International has unveiled a new line of HP Indigo receptive substrates. In stock are white BOPP, clear BOPP, glossy paper and semi-gloss paper roll labelstocks. Specialty Indigo products such as synt…
    01.27.09

  • Dion Label Printing revamps its website

    Dion Label Printing revamps its website Dion Label Printing, Westfield, MA, USA, has launched its remodeled website at www.dionlabel.com. This new site reflects improvements in navigation, uniformity, and overall appearance. Navigation enhancements…
    01.27.09

  • Mark Andy celebrates 100th press in China

    Mark Andy celebrates 100th press in China Mark Andy Inc., a leader in narrow and midweb printing equipment and UV curing systems, joined with distributor United Printing Equipment & Materials Corporation to celebrate the 100th installation of Ma…
    01.27.09

  • Spartanics publishes laser cutting guide

    Spartanics publishes laser cutting guide Label converters seeking guidance on how to best configure laser cutting technology for their specific application requirements now have access to a comprehensive guide compiled by Spartanics: Laser Cutting T…
    01.27.09

  • Denmark makes plans for PS postage stamps

    Denmark makes plans for PS postage stamps Denmark will introduce self-adhesive technology to its postage stamps this year when its postal service, Post Danmark, switches from gum-backed stamps in response to public demand. The Danish postal service…
    01.27.09

  • Lederle moves into Asia with Weldon Celloplast

    Lederle moves into Asia with Weldon Celloplast Lederle Machine Company, a US based manufacturer of rotary cutting dies, printing cylinders and label inspection tables for the narrow web printing and converting industry, has retained Weldon Celloplas…
    01.27.09

  • Asahi Kasei partners with CT Graphic Arts

    Asahi Kasei partners with CT Graphic Arts Asahi Kasei Chemicals Corporation, Tokyo, has announced that Correct-Touch Graphic Arts Inc. has become its national US distributor, offering Asahi AFP flexographic analog and digital plate materials. CT Gra…
    01.27.09

  • Gerhardt establishes alliance with Rotometal

    Gerhardt establishes alliance with Rotometal Gerhardt International, a supplier of rotary tooling based in Denmark, is forming a strategic alliance with Rotometal of Poland. Rotometal will supply Gerhardt with magnetic and print cylinders for its co…
    01.27.09

  • SMAG draws hundreds to open house in France

    SMAG draws hundreds to open house in France Discovery 2008, an open house organized by SMAG every two years, took place at the company’s Savigny sur Orge factory in France during three days in November. The company, which manufactures and dist…
    01.27.09

  • Philip M. Neal

    Philip M. Neal Philip M. Neal, retired chairman and CEO of Avery Dennison, died October 29, 2008, of heart failure. He was 68. Terry Schuler, a former senior VP at Avery, said Neal was influential in three areas key to the company's growth: leaders…
    01.27.09

  • Teresa Miller

    Teresa Miller Teresa M. Miller, co-owner of KeeBar Enterprises, a label printing business located in West Chester, PA, USA, died November 2, 2008, at age 51. She was the wife of Steven A. Miller, her business partner and husband of 29 years. The Mi…
    01.27.09

  • Russell Joyce

    Russell Joyce Russell Joyce, president of Flint Group Narrow Web, died at the age of 39 in Malmo, Sweden. Joyce began his ink industry career in 1991 with Coates Lorilleux in England. He joined the narrow web group of Akzo Nobel Inks (ANI) in 1997 a…
    01.27.09

  • Bert Lamberti

    Bert Lamberti Tools & Production, Inc. (T&P), Temple City, CA, USA, has reported the passing of its former owner, Bert Lamberti. Lamberti was instrumental in directing the company’s…
    01.27.09

  • CHEMSULTANTS INTERNATIONAL, Mentor, OH, USA The company has announced the addition of David A. McCann

    CHEMSULTANTS INTERNATIONAL, Mentor, OH, USA – The company has announced the addition of David A. McCann as director of research and development.…
    01.27.09

  • DSCOOP (DIGITAL SOLUTIONS COOPERATIVE), Chicago, IL, USA The company has announced the addition of R. Craig Curran

    DSCOOP (DIGITAL SOLUTIONS COOPERATIVE), Chicago, IL, USA – The company has announced the addition of R. Craig Curran to its board of directors.…
    01.27.09

  • ELECTRO OPTIC US, Alpharetta, GA, USA Electro Optic US has announced the hiring of David Brewer

    ELECTRO OPTIC US, Alpharetta, GA, USA – Electro Optic US has announced the hiring of David Brewer as its sales manager for the central region of the USA.…
    01.27.09

  • ERHARDT + LEIMER, Duncan, SC, USA The company has announced the appointment of Udo Skarke

    ERHARDT + LEIMER, Duncan, SC, USA – The company has announced the appointment of Udo Skarke as CEO of its North American headquarters. He replaces David Merritt, who retired after 31 years with the company. Todd Guzzardo, who has been with E+L…
    01.27.09

  • FLXON, Charlotte, NC, USA The company has announced that Print Systems Consultant, Derek Parker,

    FLXON, Charlotte, NC, USA – The company has announced that Print Systems Consultant, Derek Parker, is now responsible for the Southeastern US, Ohio, Indiana, Kansas, Missouri, New England and Canada. In his role, he is responsible for new custo…
    01.27.09