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  • Smyth receives Hormels 'Spirit of Excellence' award

    For the tenth time, and for the fifth consecutive year, Smyth Companies Inc. has been distinguished with Hormel Foods’ 2006 “Spirit of Excellence” Award for outstanding vendors. Smyth, headquartered in Minneapolis, MN, USA, supplies…
    03.28.07

  • Sekuworks buys Northern Bank Note

    Sekuworks, a narrow web converter specializing in brand protection, has announced its acquisition of Northern Bank Note Company, a 116-year-old secured document printing company. Northern Bank Note, located in Cincinnati, OH, USA, is a financial s…
    03.28.07

  • Avery buys Paxar for $1.34 billion

    Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) announced in late March that it will acquire Paxar Corporation (NYSE: PXR), of White Plains, NY, USA, in a cash transaction valued at approximately $1.34 billion. Avery says that the acquisition is expected to e…
    03.23.07

  • Gallus Group says 2006 sales up 37%

    The Gallus Group, based in St. Gallen, Switzerland, a manufacturer of label printing and converting equipment, says that a high share of new products made a disproportionate contribution to its internal growth in turnover of 19 percent in 2006. Takin…
    03.20.07

  • Omet seminar and open house scheduled for April 2-3

    “Packaging Revolution” is the name of the technical seminar scheduled for April 2 and 3 at the Technology Center of Omet, a press manufacturer headquartered in Lecco, Italy. The event will see the launch of the new VARYFLEX-F1 press, as w…
    03.20.07

  • FFTA Forum keynote addresses Sustainability

    The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA) today announced it has secured Don Carli, Director of ISC Responsible Enterprise Print (REP) with the Institute for Sustainable Communication, to present one of two keynote addresses at FFTA…
    03.20.07

  • DiTrolio Institute approved by US veterans department

    In an ongoing effort to do its part in assisting military personnel returning home from active duty, DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI) has undergone an application process to become approved by the US Department of Veteran’s Affairs as a po…
    03.20.07

  • NELMA to sponsor conference and expo

    The North East Label Manufacturers Association (NELMA) will hold its 5th Expo and Networking Conference on May 10 at the Bridgewater Marriott in Bridgewater, NJ, USA. The event will run from 1 to 7 p.m. and will feature an exhibit hall with suppliers…
    03.20.07

  • Graphic Solutions now GSI Technologies after reorganization

    Graphic Solutions now GSI Technologies after reorganization Graphics Solutions International, a manufacturer of labels, industrial graphics and functional printing based in Burr Ridge, IL, USA, has reorganized, added senior management and changed it…
    03.19.07

  • Etiko expands with new Mark Andy press

    Etiko expands with new Mark Andy press Etiko, a label converter based in Szczecin, Poland, has invested in a new Mark Andy LP3000 flexo press, installed by Mark Andy AG, based in Switzerland. The press is an eight-color 13” (330mm) machine wit…
    03.19.07

  • Etimex acquires two

    Etimex acquires two new presses from J&H J&H Printing Solutions Inc., of Pewaukee, WI, USA, has installed two new JH1300 13” wide flexographic printing presses at Etimex, a converter of labels and tickets in Monterrey, Mexico. J&H…
    03.19.07

  • Water Ink Technologies supports Careerline Tech

    Water Ink Technologies supports Careerline Tech Water Ink Technologies Inc., of Lincolnton, NC, USA, recently donated water based flexo inks in support of the Printing and Graphic Arts Program at the Careerline Tech Center in Holland, MI, USA. The…
    03.19.07

  • Label.Com adds new press from Aquaflex

    Label.Com adds new press from Aquaflex Label.Com, of Bradford, PA, USA, recently accepted delivery of a new flexo label press manufactured by Aquaflex. The press is an ELS Servo 1000. The company has equipped the press with a turnar for front and b…
    03.19.07

  • Phoenix Challenge holds successful fundraiser

    Phoenix Challenge holds successful fundraiser The fourth annual Phoenix Challenge Fund Raising Luncheon, organized to support the 2007 Annual International Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition and the new PC College Competition, took place rec…
    03.19.07

  • Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006

    Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006 Aquaflex, a manufacturer of narrow web presses, reports that the company “significantly exceeded” its 2006 sales projections, nearly doubling its sales over the previous year. Aquaflex is own…
    03.19.07

  • GIDUE introduces a new UV curing system

    GIDUE introduces a new UV curing system GIDUE, a manufacturer of narrow web presses based in Turate, Italy, has introduced UV TIME!, an ultraviolet curing system described as environmentally friendly and oxygen-free. The system was produced in partn…
    03.19.07

  • Brushfoil attains ISO 9001:2000 certification

    Brushfoil attains ISO 9001:2000 certification Brushfoil LLC, of Guilford, CT, USA, a manufacturer of brushed films and papers that enhance the appearance of consumer products, has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification for its quality management syste…
    03.19.07

  • Label Traxx gets first customers in UK

    Label Traxx gets first customers in UK Tailored Solutions, developer of the Label Traxx print business management software for flexographic narrow web label printers and converters, has installed Label Traxx at two United Kingdom customers. The inst…
    03.19.07

  • Harpers Road Show visits six US cities

    Harper’s Road Show visits six US cities Harper GraphicSolutions, the technical service division of anilox supplier Harper Corporation, launched its 2007 Flexographic Solutions Tour in February. Industry experts join the Harper team for a serie…
    03.19.07

  • Channeled Resources announces consolidation

    Channeled Resources announces consolidation The Channeled Resources Group, a worldwide marketer and distributor of reprocessed specialty paper and film, has announced the consolidation of all its businesses into one entity, the Channeled Resources G…
    03.19.07