• Howard B. Vreeland Sr.

    July 23, 2008
    Howard B. Vreeland Sr., 87, of Bryan, OH, USA, died Friday, June 13, at Community Hospitals and Wellness Center, Bryan. Howard was born on October 4, 1920, in Caldwell, NJ, the son of John Henry and Lulu Belle (Ward) Vreeland. He was a graduate of th…

  • Pitman Company acquires National Graphic Supply

    July 22, 2008
    Pitman Company, Totowa, NJ, USA, a leading independent North American graphic arts supplier, has announced that it has acquired National Graphic Supply of Albany, NY, USA.

  • FTA previews FIRST 4.0

    July 22, 2008
    Flexographic printers/converters in the Milwaukee, WI, USA, region learned about some of the new additions and modifications to the Flexographic Technical Associations (FTA) premier technical manual, FIRST 4.0 (Flexographic Image Reproduction Specificati

  • GMG reports first half sales success

    July 22, 2008
    GMG, supplier of high-end color management and proofing solutions, announced that the company has succeeded in achieving significant sales growth in the first half of 2008.

  • Tapecon announces new website

    July 22, 2008
    Tapecon Inc., a full-service manufacturer of pressure-sensitive labels, decals, membrane switches, custom fabrications, and digital printing, headquartered in Buffalo, NY, USA, announced that it has launched a new website, www.tapecon.com.

  • Adchem announces launch of revamped website

    July 22, 2008
    Adchem Corporation, a leading manufacturer of high performance pressure-sensitive adhesive tape systems, announces the launch of its new website, www.adchem.com.

  • Acquisition saves jobs at UK labeling company

    July 22, 2008
    Thanks to an acquisition, more than 100 jobs have been saved at a long-standing Stockport, UK, printing company.

  • Gallus USA names new president

    July 16, 2008
    Gallus Inc., the North American arm of the Swiss manufacturer of narrow web printing presses, has a new president.

  • Maestro Label Designer unveiled by Online Labels

    July 15, 2008
    Online Labels Inc., a supplier of blank labels for laser and inkjet printers, announces the official launch of Maestro Label Designer, an internet based label design software program that allows anyone to create, save and print labels with no downloads ne

  • Raflatac offers custom non-PS stocks in small volumes with fast delivery

    July 15, 2008
    UPM Raflatac has introduced Fast Face, an ordering program for non-adhesive products.

  • Aztech, Power Forward form manufacturing venture

    July 15, 2008
    Aztech Converting Systems of Tempe, AZ, USA, and Power Forward Inc. of Toronto, ON, Canada, have formed a venture that will manufacture and market a line of equipment for converters in the extended content (ECL) and coupon label markets.

  • Ashland invests in its adhesives business

    July 15, 2008
    Ashlands Specialty Polymers Adhesives (SP) business recently installed equipment valued at more than US$2 million to enhance service and capabilities for its printing, packaging and coatings product lines.

  • More price increases from industry suppliers

    July 15, 2008
    Fujifilm Sericol, an ink manufacturer, and Loparex, which supplies release liners, announced price increases in the past week.

  • SMAG to market Aquaflex equipment in Europe

    July 8, 2008
    After its velvet divorce from GIDUE, and having installed 26 of the Italian manufacturers presses in France, SMAG has now announced a new partnership with Aquaflex, a manufacturer of flexographic presses for labels and flexible packaging.

  • Mhlbauer unveils fast RFID inlay machine

    July 8, 2008
    Mhlbauer Technology Group, headquartered in Roding, Germany, says it has developed the worlds fastest and highly flexible RFID inlay production line: TAL 20000.