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  • UPM Raflatac to begin work on Polish plant

    UPM Raflatac to begin work on Polish plant UPM Raflatac, the Finland based manufacturer of pressure sensitive materials, has received an operations permit to construct its new self-adhesive label materials factory in Kobierzyce, about 10 kilometers…
    07.19.07

  • GIDUE expands press manufacturing to Brazil

    GIDUE expands press manufacturing to Brazil GIDUE, the press manufacturer based in Turate, Italy, has introduced its first Combat press manufactured in Brazil. The 370 UV S-Combat “Fabricada no Brasil” is the result of the partnership be…
    07.19.07

  • Label Traxx partners with more suppliers

    Label Traxx partners with more suppliers Three coating material suppliers — Acucote, Technicote and Spinnaker Coatings — have partnered with Tailored Solutions to interface with Label Traxx, a print business management system for flexo c…
    07.19.07

  • GRE Engineering Products is sold

    GRE Engineering Products is sold GRE Engineering Products AG, of Steinebrunn, Switzerland, has been sold to Roger Wey, formerly of Datacon GmbH, a supplier in the field of semi-conductors. The seller was Rolf Reichle, managing director. “I re…
    07.19.07

  • Eagle Flexible Packaging adds shrink sleeves

    Eagle Flexible Packaging adds shrink sleeves Eagle Flexible Packaging Inc., of West Chicago, IL, USA, announces the addition of shrink sleeve labels to its flexible film packaging capabilities. Eagle’s primary business is in short-to-medium ru…
    07.19.07

  • Europe label sourcebook newly updated by AWA

    Europe label sourcebook newly updated by AWA AWA Alexander Watson Associates has published an updated edition of the complete sourcebook on the label market in Europe. Labeling Markets: European Market Study & Sourcebook 2006 is a reference sour…
    07.19.07

  • 3 Sigma Corporation

    3 Sigma Corporation improves its web site 3 Sigma, a supplier of pressure sensitive products based in Troy, OH, USA, has announced major improvements to its web site: www.3sigma.cc. Some of the new features include expanded information regarding pr…
    07.19.07

  • Checkpoint combines EAS & RFID in new label

    Checkpoint combines EAS & RFID in new label Checkpoint Systems Inc., of Thorofare, NJ, USA, a manufacturer of identification, tracking, security, and merchandising systems for the retail industry and its supply chain, has introduced the Evolve f…
    07.19.07

  • Polymag Tek receives

    Polymag Tek receives its CE certification Polymag Tek Inc., of Rochester, NY, USA, has received CE certification for its narrow web cleaner family of products. The company has designed and manufactured contact web cleaning equipment for 13 years.…
    07.19.07

  • Labeltronix adds Digicon finishing press

    Labeltronix adds Digicon finishing press Labeltronix, of Orange, CA, USA, has incorporated a Digicon finishing press with hot stamping capabilities into its operation. The new press, the fourth of its kind in the United States, produces foil labels…
    07.19.07

  • Braden Sutphin chief wins top ink award

    Braden Sutphin chief wins top ink award Cal Sutphin, president of Braden Sutphin Ink, Cleveland, OH, USA, has been named the 2007 Man of the Year by the Metro New York Printing Ink Association. Braden Sutphin, a family owned company, has been in bu…
    07.19.07

  • Markzware charges

    Markzware charges patent infringement Markzware, of Santa Ana, CA, USA, announced last week that it has filed a lawsuit in US Federal Court in Los Angeles against Enfocus Software Inc., of California, and Artwork Systems, of Belgium, alleging that…
    07.19.07

  • Self-adhesive labels set new record in Europe

    Self-adhesive labels set new record in Europe Self-adhesive label use in Europe has now exceeded five billion square meters (53.8 billion square feet) a year as sales in 2006 soared overall by 7.7 percent, according to Jules Lejeune, managing direct…
    07.19.07

  • CMM attracts converters, packagers to

    Held for the first time at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, outside of Chicago, CMM International drew a crowd of converters and packaging professionals estimated by the show producer at nearly 7,000. The four-day event featu…
    07.19.07

  • ALLEN-BAILEY TAG & LABEL INC., Caledonia, NY, USA Glenn G. Jackling

    ALLEN-BAILEY TAG & LABEL INC., Caledonia, NY, USA — Glenn G. Jackling has been hired as president and CEO. Prior to joining Allen-Bailey, he provided a variety of business consulting services for small to mid-size companies. He replaces the…
    07.19.07

  • APEX, Hapert, The Netherlands The company has appointed Graham Racey

    APEX, Hapert, The Netherlands — The company has appointed Graham Racey technical sales manager for Ireland and Southern England. He will cover the southern UK and Irish market, while Nick Harvey will continue his technical sales over the UK con…
    07.19.07

  • AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION, Pasadena, CA, USA Anne Hill

    AVERY DENNISON CORPORATION, Pasadena, CA, USA — Anne Hill has been named senior vice president and chief human resources officer. She replaces Terry Schuler, who is retiring at the end of the year after 28 years with the company. Hill will be r…
    07.19.07

  • CC1 INC., Portsmouth, NH, USA The company has added Mark Sherk

    CC1 INC., Portsmouth, NH, USA — The company has added Mark Sherk as Mid-West sales engineer. He joins CC1 after three years with A-Korn Roller. Jatinder Sappal has been named application engineer/project manager. He will be handling engineering…
    07.19.07

  • CHAM PAPER GROUP, Cham, Switzerland The Board of Directors has appointed Jakob Rohner t

    CHAM PAPER GROUP, Cham, Switzerland — The Board of Directors has appointed Jakob Rohner to be the new CEO of Cham Paper Group. Axel W. Wappler, the previous CEO, has left the company.…
    07.19.07

  • DIGITALABEL, Durham, NC, USA Peter Schambs

    DIGITALABEL, Durham, NC, USA — Peter Schambs joins the company as national product and sales manager calling on manufacturers and purchasers of customized, short-run labels for retail packaging projects. He has 20 years of printing, packaging a…
    07.19.07