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  • Connemara Converting adds space and equipment

    Connemara Converting adds space and equipment Connemara Converting, a converter of specialty paper, film and board products based in Bolingbrook, IL, USA, has announced a 90,000 square foot expansion of its production plant, and the installation of…
    01.23.07

  • Mark Andy to open tech center in Europe

    Mark Andy to open tech center in Europe Mark Andy, a major supplier of narrow web printing and converting equipment worldwide, has invested in a new Advanced Technology Centre for its European headquarters in Basel, Switzerland. Designed to meet a…
    01.23.07

  • Enercon launches

    Enercon launches multi-language web site Enercon, a manufacturer of surface treating equipment based in Menomonee Falls, WI, USA, has announced the launch of a multi-language web site. In addition to English, users can now retrieve product informa…
    01.23.07

  • IoPP forms Sustainable Packaging Task Group

    IoPP forms Sustainable Packaging Task Group Recognizing the interest in sustainable packaging by both the packaging community and the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) membership of over 5,000, IoPP’s Technical Council recently appro…
    01.23.07

  • acpo is recertified for ISO 9001:2000

    acpo is recertified for ISO 9001:2000 acpo ltd., of Oak Harbor, OH, USA, has received a certificate of registration for complying with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 quality management systems. This registration covers the quality management syst…
    01.23.07

  • J&J Converting Machinery relocates

    J&J Converting Machinery relocates from Kansas to Missouri J&J Converting Machinery, an equipment dealer and engineering company specializing in used and rebuilt label presses, has relocated from Lenexa, KS, USA to a to a new 10,000 square…
    01.23.07

  • GRE moves Asia operation to Kowloon

    GRE moves Asia operation to Kowloon GRE Digital Solutions, a subsidiary of GRE Engineering Products AG of Steinebrunn, Switzerland, has announced the move of its Hong Kong operations center to new premises in Kowloon to further reinforce sales, dist…
    01.23.07

  • Variable data study now available

    Variable data study now available The Industry Measure (formerly TrendWatch Graphic Arts) has released a study on variable data print (VDP)/variable imaging (VI) pricing practices. The Industry Measure mini-report, “Pricing for Variable Data P…
    01.23.07

  • Students test new coated flexo cylinder

    Students test new coated flexo cylinder A new print cylinder that contains a patent-pending coating to absorb and displace energy was tested recently by students at Central Piedmont Community College (CPCC) under the auspices of HarperScientific, bo…
    01.23.07

  • Brand protection and anti-counterfeiting

    Global counterfeiting and brand protection was the theme of a two-day conference in December, sponsored by Intertech-Pira. The Global Brand Protection Summit was held in Philadelphia, PA, USA. Attendees were presented with many statistics at the sem…
    01.23.07

  • 3 SIGMA CORPORATION, Troy, OH, USA Larry Slaven

    3 SIGMA CORPORATION, Troy, OH, USA — Larry Slaven has been promoted to the position of president and chief operating officer. He has been with 3 Sigma since 1997 and most recently was the company’s vice president and general manager.…
    01.23.07

  • DVANCED VISION TECHNOLOGY (AVT), Atlanta, GA, USA Bruno Carrer

    DVANCED VISION TECHNOLOGY (AVT), Atlanta, GA, USA — Bruno Carrer has been appointed Canadian sales manager for AVT’s label and packaging business throughout Canada. He is headquartered in Toronto and joins AVT from Spicers Canada (formerl…
    01.23.07

  • OSCH REXROTH CORPORATION, Hoffman Estates, IL, USA Berend Bracht, f

    OSCH REXROTH CORPORATION, Hoffman Estates, IL, USA — Berend Bracht, former CEO of Bosch Rexroth China and former head of the company’s US industrial hydraulics operation, has taken over as president and chief executive officer.…
    01.23.07

  • CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (CPCC), Charlotte, NC, USA Stephen Gerhardt

    CENTRAL PIEDMONT COMMUNITY COLLEGE (CPCC), Charlotte, NC, USA — Stephen Gerhardt takes the newly created position of Harper National Flexographic Center coordinator. He is responsible for establishing a complete series of continuing education f…
    01.23.07

  • DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES, Cambridge, UK The company has expanded its group development team with the appointments of Kirsten Telfer

    DOMINO PRINTING SCIENCES, Cambridge, UK — The company has expanded its group development team with the appointments of Kirsten Telfer as group software director and Chris Beesley as programme director.…
    01.23.07

  • DOW CORNING, Midland, MI, USA Dow Corning Paper & Process Industries group recently named Lucrce De Ridder a

    DOW CORNING, Midland, MI, USA — Dow Corning Paper & Process Industries group recently named Lucrèce De Ridder as its new global marketing manager for the company’s Pressure Sensitive Industry. She joined Dow Corning in 1996 and…
    01.23.07

  • DALE LTD., Hampshire, UK The company has recently appointed Jeremy Westcott t

    DALE LTD., Hampshire, UK — The company has recently appointed Jeremy Westcott to develop worldwide sales of its new Lambda concept. A graduate of mechanical and manufacturing engineering, his previous position was that of a design engineer for…
    01.23.07

  • GIDUE, Turate, Italy The companys marketing department has added two new members: Raffaella Comunetti

    GIDUE, Turate, Italy — The company’s marketing department has added two new members: Raffaella Comunetti as marketing manager and Valerio Turconi as junior manager. Comunetti is responsible for media relations, exhibitions, advertising, a…
    01.23.07

  • HARPER GRAPHICS, Charlotte, NC, USA Christopher Mueller

    HARPER GRAPHICS, Charlotte, NC, USA — Christopher Mueller has joined the company as production manager. He is responsible for the Herford, Germany based facility’s daily production operations, ensuring that anilox rolls are delivered on t…
    01.23.07

  • HARPERSCIENTIFIC, Charlotte, NC, USA Josh Kiser

    HARPERSCIENTIFIC, Charlotte, NC, USA — Josh Kiser has joined the company as a technical support specialist. He is responsible for providing customers with technical assistance over the phone and supporting the HarperScientific team.…
    01.23.07