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  • Gerhardt announces alliance with DMS

    Gerhardt announces alliance with DMS Gerhardt International, a manufacturer of rotary dies, has teamed up with DMS to provide a range of tooling products, technical support, and customer service. Gerhardt now adds the DMS product line to its existin…
    11.19.07

  • Hammer Packaging wins business ethics award

    Hammer Packaging wins business ethics award Hammer Packaging, of Rochester, NY, USA, has been named a recipient of the 2007 Rochester Business Ethics Award. Hammer won in the large company category for firms with 250 employees or more. Established…
    11.19.07

  • MacDermid files patent lawsuit against DuPont

    MacDermid files patent lawsuit against DuPont MacDermid Printing Solutions announced that it has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against DuPont on a US patent relating to its digital photopolymer plate technology. In the lawsuit, MacDermid cla…
    11.19.07

  • Boise adds FSC status

    Boise adds FSC status to two US plants Boise Cascade LLC, of Boise, ID, USA, announced today that Boise in International Falls, MN, and Jackson, AL, have earned Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody Certification from the Rainforest All…
    11.19.07

  • Pat Technology retains Daco Solutions Ltd.

    Pat Technology retains Daco Solutions Ltd. Pat Technology Systems Inc., of Montreal, Canada, a manufacturer of modular narrow web converting and diecutting equipment, has announced its appointment of Daco Solutions Ltd., of Beverley, England, as its…
    11.19.07

  • EFI Jetrion, Spartanics form partnership

    EFI Jetrion, Spartanics form partnership Spartanics and EFI Jetrion have announced a partnership to offer short run printing and diecutting for narrow web printers that combine EFI Jetrion’s 4000 Series UV Inkjet Systems with Spartanics&rsquo…
    11.19.07

  • CRI among inkmakers

    CRI among inkmakers with price increases Color Resolutions International (CRI), of Fairfield, OH, USA, has announced that prices on all packaging inks were raised between 7 and 14 percent November 1, depending on the color and resin technology. CRI…
    11.19.07

  • 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