• UPM Raflatac updates Raflink Business Line

    September 5, 2006
    UPM Raflatac is launching robust ordering and claim tracking self-service tools with the latest update of its eBusiness platform, the Raflink Business Line. North American customers will be able to use the Raflink Business Line to research UPM Raf…

  • Free e-seminar for taper tension

    August 29, 2006
    MAGPOWR will host a free, hour-long e-seminar on taper tension live from booth 829 at Labelexpo on September 14 at 2:00 p.m. EST. The seminar will give Labelexpo attendees and online participants a better understanding of taper tension for web handli…

  • Gallus joins Brand Protection Alliance

    August 29, 2006
    The Brand Protection Alliance (BPA) announces the inclusion of Gallus Inc. as its newest member. Ken Goetze, vice president of the BPA says, “In addition to building application-specific printing presses (e.g. for brand protection, authenticati…

  • Kodak launches podcasts on enhancing growth and profitability

    August 29, 2006
    Print providers interested in learning how to increase services, capacity and revenue can turn to a new source of information: a series of podcasts on the value of unified workflow and details on a Kodak Unified Workflow solution. The first program,…

  • Avery Dennison RFID introduces new multimedia training tool

    August 29, 2006
    Avery Dennison RFID, a business unit of Avery Dennison Corporation, has produced a multimedia training tool: RFID 101. The tool combines a live narrator with animations, photos and video to walk the viewer through the history of RFID, technology basi…

  • Mark Andy to launch new Comco C2 servo press

    August 22, 2006
    Narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy held a quiet event for a few trade press editors last week at the Milford, OH, USA production plant for its Comco line of converting equipment. Company officials gave a preview of the C2, a new Comco press driv…

  • Printed electronics is focus of Arizona conference

    August 22, 2006
    An international conference on the subject “Printed Electronics USA” takes place in Phoenix, AZ, USA, December 5-6, sponsored by IDTechEx, an organization that has produced highly regarded RFID conferences for several years. The printed e…

  • AB Graphic expands, invites industry to visit

    August 22, 2006
    AB Graphic International will host an open house to celebrate the addition of a new 35,000 square foot (3,200 square meter) factory extension close to the two sites it has occupied in Bridlington, East Yorkshire, England, for the past 30 years. The n…

  • Laser cutting service launched by Spartanics

    August 22, 2006
    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 cutting equipment. The contract manufacturing ser…

  • Logotech installs HP Indigo digital press

    August 15, 2006
    Logotech Inc., of Fairfield, NJ, USA, has installed a new Hewlett Packard Indigo ws4050 digital press and an AB Graphics finishing machine. The 12-inch, seven-color press and offline finishing unit complement the company’s Gallus letterpress an…

  • XericWeb and UV Ray form alliance

    August 15, 2006
    XericWeb Drying Systems, Neenah, WI, USA, and UV Ray S.r.l., Milan, Italy, have formed a strategic alliance to bring the next generation of UV curing to the North American narrow web flexographic printing market. UV Ray will manufacture the Maxwel…

  • MKS, Ion Industrial expands static control product line

    August 15, 2006
    MKS, Ion Industrial, a product group of MKS Instruments Inc. located in Windsor Locks, CT, USA, has extended its product line for industrial electrostatic applications with the 30kV/3mA DC-25 charging generator, RC-type charging bars with stainless s…

  • Tailored Solutions Joins CIP4 Consortium

    August 15, 2006
    Tailored Solutions, developer of Label Traxx print business management software for flexographic narrow web label printers and converters, Milwaukee, WI, USA, has joined the CIP4 consortium, the organization that coordinates the implementation of JDF…

  • New US converter installs Chinese flexo label press

    August 8, 2006
    SynEctic Packaging LLC, a newly established converting company in Redwood City, CA, USA, is printing labels and packaging materials on a new flexographic press manufactured in China. The press is imported by J&H Printing Solutions Inc., of Brookf…

  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals acquires MetalFX

    August 8, 2006
    Ciba Specialty Chemicals, of Basel, Switzerland, has acquired a majority share in the company MetalFX, creator of an innovative print concept that allows thousands of metallic effects to be produced accurately in one run on a five-color press. The Me…

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