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  • Avery Dennison acquires RFID start-up company

    Avery Dennison acquires RFID start-up company Avery Dennison RFID, a division of the label materials giant that produces radio frequency identification products, has acquired RF IDentics of Grand Rapids, MI, USA, a start-up company that has develope…
    10.19.06

  • Mhlbauer security aids Portugals passports

    Mühlbauer security aids Portugal’s passports The Mühlbauer Technology Group, based in Roding, Germany, a manufacturer of security products for the packaging market, has installed personalization equipment for the new electronic passp…
    10.19.06

  • BASF to expand PSA capability at PA plant

    BASF to expand PSA capability at PA plant BASF has announced that it is investing $4.9 million in its acrylic emulsion manufacturing facility in Monaca, PA, USA, to increase its capability to produce coater-ready adhesives. At Labelexpo 2006 the com…
    10.19.06

  • CTC opens demo unit

    CTC opens demo unit at flexo institute CTC International, of West Caldwell, NJ, USA, has formed a partnership with DiTrolio Flexographic Institute to provide a Midwest demonstration center for CTC’s line of label automation products. DiTrolio…
    10.19.06

  • Acucote expands its

    Acucote expands its capabilities, distribution Acucote Inc., of Graham, NC, USA, a manufacturer of specialty self-adhesive label materials, has expanded its business in the cut-sheet marketplace. Acucote’s new sheeter installation complement…
    10.19.06

  • Laser cutting service launched by Spartanics

    Laser cutting service launched by Spartanics Spartanics, of Rolling Meadows, IL, USA, has initiated its Laser Cutting Contract Manufacturing Service for converters who want tool-free cutting technology but seek an alternative to purchasing laser cut…
    10.19.06

  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals acquires MetalFX

    Ciba Specialty Chemicals acquires MetalFX Ciba Specialty Chemicals, of Basel, Switzerland, has acquired a majority share in the company…
    10.19.06

  • ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA The company has appointed Justin Green

    ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA — The company has appointed Justin Green training and technologies specialist. He is involved with Anderson & Vreeland’s quality control initiative (recently implemented in its Bryan laboratory)…
    10.19.06

  • AVERY DENNISON RETAIL INFORMATION SERVICES (RIS), Westlake Village, CA, USA The company has appointed Philip Calderbank

    AVERY DENNISON RETAIL INFORMATION SERVICES (RIS), Westlake Village, CA, USA — The company has appointed Philip Calderbank director of marketing — RFID and security. He will be responsible for Avery Dennison RIS’ worldwide strategy f…
    10.19.06

  • DATALASE, Chesire, UK The company has appointed Robert Sayer

    DATALASE, Chesire, UK — The company has appointed Robert Sayer the new project leader for DataLase FOODMARK, its “on product” edible marking solution directly onto foodstuffs. He will provide technical support to both the sales team…
    10.19.06

  • DRI-TEC MANUFACTURING GROUP, Green Bay, WI, USA Matthew Burie

    DRI-TEC MANUFACTURING GROUP, Green Bay, WI, USA — Matthew Burie has joined the company as a sales representative. He will be directly involved with the sales of Dri-Tec’s coating and laminating equipment, flexo presses and chambered docto…
    10.19.06

  • GEW, Surrey, UK Marcus Greenbrook

    GEW, Surrey, UK — Marcus Greenbrook has been appointed to sales and service manager for Australia and South East Asia. He will support GEW’s activities outside of narrow web UV applications and move from GEW in the UK where he was technic…
    10.19.06

  • GEW, Surrey, UK Marcus Greenbrook

    GEW, Surrey, UK — Marcus Greenbrook has been appointed to sales and service manager for Australia and South East Asia. He will support GEW’s activities outside of narrow web UV applications and move from GEW in the UK where he was technic…
    10.19.06

  • HARPER GRAPHICS, Herford, Germany, Martin Heidemann

    HARPER GRAPHICS, Herford, Germany, — Martin Heidemann and Daniel Yjord have joined the Harper Graphics team as customer service specialist and technical solutions specialist, respectively. Heidemann’s new responsibilities include attendin…
    10.19.06

  • HUSSON, Sturtevant, WI, USA Alvie L. Stephenson

    HUSSON, Sturtevant, WI, USA — Alvie L. Stephenson has been named to the company’s management team in the newly created position of national account manager. His initial responsibilities include direct sales activities in areas not current…
    10.19.06

  • KODAK, Rochester, NY, USA The company has named Karl Post

    KODAK, Rochester, NY, USA — The company has named Karl Post to the position of senior manager, customer development for its Graphic Communications Group (GCG). He brings 13 years of sales, marketing and strategic customer and partner developmen…
    10.19.06

  • MAX DAETWYLER CORPORATION, Huntersville, NC, USA Travis Anderson

    MAX DAETWYLER CORPORATION, Huntersville, NC, USA — Travis Anderson, from North Iredell High School; Shawn Tiikkala, from South Iredell High School, and Karl Golinski, from Independence High School, are the newest members of the company’s…
    10.19.06

  • NIM-COR, Nashua, NH, USA The company has hired Kevin Hellrigel

    NIM-COR, Nashua, NH, USA — The company has hired Kevin Hellrigel as its new general manager. He has 15 years of executive and managerial leadership experience. In the new position, he will apply his skills in innovation engineering and lean man…
    10.19.06

  • PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE COMPANY (PCMC), Green Bay, WI, USA Andy Gillis

    PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE COMPANY (PCMC), Green Bay, WI, USA — Andy Gillis and Mike Reedy have been promoted to product development managers. In their new roles, Gillis will be responsible for PCMC’s mid and narrow web PCL product lines, w…
    10.19.06

  • PHOENIX CHALLENGE FOUNDATION: Ryan Stroupe

    PHOENIX CHALLENGE FOUNDATION, Charlotte, NC, USA — Ryan Stroupe, label technical specialist at WorkflowOne, a Dayton, OH, USA-based label converter, has joined the foundation’s board of directors. He has been involved with the foundation…
    10.19.06