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  • PGM formed to market used Gallus equipment

    PGM formed to market used Gallus equipment The launch of PGM Graphics Solutions was announced recently in Brussels, Belgium, the site of Labelexpo Europe 2007. PGM, based in Barley, England, stands for Pre-owned (Gallus) Machines Ltd. According to t…
    11.19.07

  • Stanford Products sold

    Stanford Products sold to Barry-Wehmiller Stanford Products, of Salem, IL, USA, a manufacturer of shrink sleeve label converting equipment, has been acquired by Barry-Wehmiller Companies of St. Louis, MO, USA. The acquisition is Barry-Wehmiller&rsq…
    11.19.07

  • Precision AirConvey offers roll splitter test

    Precision AirConvey offers roll splitter test Converting equipment manufacturer Precision AirConvey, Newark, DE, USA, has introduced a free video test service on its roll splitter, inviting converters, packagers, waste material brokers, plastics pro…
    11.19.07

  • PSTC Tape University held at Chemsultants

    PSTC Tape University held at Chemsultants The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) took its experienced faculty and curriculum to the new Chemsultants International laboratory and production facility for its September 17-19 Tape University Fundame…
    11.19.07

  • Yazoo Mills continues plant expansions

    Yazoo Mills continues plant expansions Yazoo Mills Inc., a manufacturer of paper cores and tubes, has completed another phase of growth to its plant in New Oxford, PA, USA. A modern concrete facade was added to the front of the building along with a…
    11.19.07

  • Harpers receive degrees from Appalachian State

    Harpers receive degrees from Appalachian State Ronald and Katherine Harper, co-founders of Harper Corporation in Charlotte, NC, USA, have each received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Appalachian State University (ASU), in Boone, NC…
    11.19.07

  • BST Pro Mark donates inspection system to DFI

    BST Pro Mark donates inspection system to DFI BST Pro Mark, of Elmhurst, IL, USA, has donated a new Powerscope 3000 video web inspection system to the DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI), Broadview, IL, which has been installed on its 13” si…
    11.19.07

  • Mark Andy names World Class label awards

    Mark Andy announced the winners of the first annual World Class Print Awards competition. A total of 162 entries were received from around the world and judged by independent judges from the converting industry. The judges selected Gold, Silver and B…
    11.19.07

  • XSYS Print Solutions unveils 2007 print

    XSYS Print Solutions presented its third annual print awards at Labelexpo Europe in September, giving recognition to customers judged as producing outstanding labels using the company’s inks. According to Global Brand Manager Niklas Olsson, the…
    11.19.07

  • ACUCOTE INCORPORATED, Graham, NC, USA Janice McAlevy

    ACUCOTE INCORPORATED, Graham, NC, USA — Janice McAlevy has been added to the Acucote sales team as Midwest territory manager. She will provide technical and sales service to converters located in Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, and Wisconsin.…
    11.19.07

  • BOSCH REXROTH CORPORATION, Hoffman Estates, IL, USA The company has appointed Jeff Blackman

    BOSCH REXROTH CORPORATION, Hoffman Estates, IL, USA — The company has appointed Jeff Blackman vice president, automation sales. He will be responsible for the Linear Motion and Assembly Technologies, Electric Drives and Controls, and Pneumatics…
    11.19.07

  • CAL POLY, San Louis Obispo, CA, USA Cal Poly Graphic Communication Professor Emeritus Philip Ruggles

    CAL POLY, San Louis Obispo, CA, USA — Cal Poly Graphic Communication Professor Emeritus Philip Ruggles was honored by the Walter E. Soderstrom Society for contributions to the printing and publishing industry. He was inducted into the Soderstro…
    11.19.07

  • KODAK, Rochester, NY, USA Patrick DeRose

    KODAK, Rochester, NY, USA — Patrick DeRose has been appointed United States and Canada (US&C) director of sales, newspaper and packaging segments. The company has named David Martin as US&C business development manager for Kodak Microzo…
    11.19.07

  • MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Oklahoma City, OK, USA Maxcess International has hired John Feldmann,

    MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Oklahoma City, OK, USA — Maxcess International has hired John Feldmann, a new factory-trained sales engineer, to provide local sales and support in eastern Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, and Washington DC. He has train…
    11.19.07

  • RADIUS SOLUTIONS, Chicago, IL, USA The company has announced the addition of two new staff members: Kip Johnson and John Reynolds.

    RADIUS SOLUTIONS, Chicago, IL, USA — The company has announced the addition of two new staff members: Kip Johnson and John Reynolds. Johnson joined the sales team at Radius Solutions and will be primarily responsible for sales in the flexible p…
    11.19.07

  • TORAY PLASTICS AMERICA INC., North Kingstown, RI, USA The company has appointed Christopher Voght

    TORAY PLASTICS AMERICA INC., North Kingstown, RI, USA — The company has appointed Christopher Voght to the position of national sales manager, Torayfan Division. He will develop Toray’s polypropylene North American sales team and grow par…
    11.19.07

  • UNILUX, Saddle Brook, NJ, USA The company has opened a sales and service office in New Delhi, India. Ashwani Kumar

    UNILUX, Saddle Brook, NJ, USA — The company has opened a sales and service office in New Delhi, India. Ashwani Kumar has joined Unilux as sales manager of India to open the new office. He will provide sales, marketing and basic technical sales…
    11.19.07

  • John Parker

    John Parker This year marks the passing of John Parker, inventor of the Parker Print Surf Roughness Tester and internationally recognized paper scientist. After graduating from Sidney Sussex College, Cambridge, England, in 1952, Parker joined the Bo…
    11.19.07

  • Loparex expands joint venture operations in India

    Loparex Group has announced new investment in the expansion of its joint venture operation in India.
    11.13.07

  • AB Graphic and Convertec launch digital Braille printer

    AB Graphic International, of Bridlington, England, has announced an agreement with Convertec AB, of Partille, Sweden, in marketing the Braillemaker One, a dedicated digital printing machine for Braille.
    11.13.07