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  • CANFLEXOGRAPHICS LTD., Burlington, ON, Canada The company has added Pascal Ross

    CANFLEXOGRAPHICS LTD., Burlington, ON, Canada — The company has added Pascal Ross to its sales team. He will be responsible for client management and service of the wide web and narrow web flexographic markets in the province of Quebec.…
    07.18.06

  • EDALE AMERICA, Raleigh, NC, USA Karl Schmucker

    EDALE AMERICA, Raleigh, NC, USA — Karl Schmucker will be heading the company. He has a history in the flexography industry, working in sales for Nilpeter and IST and over 18 years experience in all phases of graphic arts.…
    07.18.06

  • THE FREEMAN COMPANY, Erlanger, KY, USA Rick Stachel

    THE FREEMAN COMPANY, Erlanger, KY, USA — Rick Stachel has joined the company as vice president of operations. He will be based at Freeman’s corporate headquarters and will have operations responsibility for Erlanger, KY, USA, as wel…
    07.18.06

  • GEW ASIA, Mumbai, India The company has opened the first phase of its sales, service and manufacturing operation in Mumbai.

    GEW ASIA, Mumbai, India — The company has opened the first phase of its sales, service and manufacturing operation in Mumbai. The facility will service the Indian sub-continent and the Southeast Asia markets. The operation is headed by CEO Dnya…
    07.18.06

  • HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA Mark Jacques

    HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA — Mark Jacques has been promoted to first shift production supervisor at the company’s Green Bay manufacturing facility located in De Pere, WI, USA. Pat Brzyski has been promoted to the co…
    07.18.06

  • KOCHER + BECK UK LTD., Leicestershire, UK The company announces the departure of Roger Stebbings,

    KOCHER + BECK UK LTD., Leicestershire, UK — The company announces the departure of Roger Stebbings, its sales director. He resigned from the company June 1 to take on a worldwide role offered to him recently…
    07.18.06

  • KODAK GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, Rochester, NY, USA Venkat Purushotham,

    KODAK GRAPHIC COMMUNICATIONS GROUP, Rochester, NY, USA — Venkat Purushotham, general manager and vice president of digital printing of Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group (GCG) was included in the Asian American Business Development Cent…
    07.18.06

  • LAMART CORPORATION, Clifton, NJ, USA The company has appointed Gene Jung

    LAMART CORPORATION, Clifton, NJ, USA — The company has appointed Gene Jung as senior R&D engineer. In the past, he has performed special coating, extrusion and web handling applications while working for several companies, including 3M, M…
    07.18.06

  • MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Oklahoma City, OK, USA The company has announced Steve Chapman

    MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Oklahoma City, OK, USA — The company has announced Steve Chapman as the local representative for North Carolina and South Carolina. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and technical product managem…
    07.18.06

  • NILPETER USA, Cincinnati, OH, USA Patricia Anderson

    NILPETER USA, Cincinnati, OH, USA — Patricia Anderson has been appointed Mid West region manager for the company. She will be handling accounts in Ohio, Kentucky, Indiana, Michigan, Virginia, and West Virginia.…
    07.18.06

  • PRINTSTAFF LLC, Boston, MA, USA The company has appointed John Lombardo

    PRINTSTAFF LLC, Boston, MA, USA — The company has appointed John Lombardo as area manager at its New Jersey office. In this new role, he will oversee operations and concentrate on new business development at PrintStaff’s offices in Wayne,…
    07.18.06

  • PUNCH GRAPHIX, Itasca, IL, USA Patrick Canavan

    PUNCH GRAPHIX, Itasca, IL, USA — Patrick Canavan has been named president and CEO of the company’s North American operations. He succeeds Kristof Vereenooghe, who decided to move back to Europe. Canavan previously worked at LG.Philips as…
    07.18.06

  • SATO CORPORATION, Charlotte, NC, USA J. Michael Fowler

    SATO CORPORATION, Charlotte, NC, USA — J. Michael Fowler has been appointed as a director of SATO International Pte Ltd. and president of SATO Holding Americas Inc. He has over 14 years of experience with SATO America Inc. and has worked closel…
    07.18.06

  • Smyth expands with Omet, Mitsubishi presses

    Smyth Companies Inc. of St. Paul, MN, one of the USA’s largest label printers, has purchased two new presses. The acquisitions will increase Smyth’s rollfed label product offering for full body shrink sleeves and pressure sensitive labels…
    07.11.06

  • Multi-Color named to Fortune 100 small companies list

    Multi-Color Corporation has been listed on the FSB 100, the 2006 presentation of the USA’s fastest-growing small public companies by Fortune magazine. Multi-Color is ranked 89th, with revenues of $197.2 million for calendar year 2005. This y…
    07.11.06

  • Plastic Suppliers recognized for exports, job growth

    Plastic Suppliers, a manufacturer of film products based in Columbus, OH, USA, is one of 29 Ohio companies to be recognized for its efforts in exporting Ohio-made products, while growing Ohio jobs in relation to increased exportation. Ohio’s Go…
    07.11.06

  • TLMI revamps its web site

    The web site of the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) has been completely overhauled. The redesigned site — www.tlmi.com — is now more visually appealing and includes a more comprehensive search engine that allows visitors to…
    07.11.06

  • Allen Datagraph moves to new plant in New Hampshire

    Allen Datagraph Systems Inc. (ADSI) has moved its manufacturing operations to a new plant in Derry, NH, USA. ADSI designs and manufactures precision motion control systems for the label, monument and laboratory testing industries, and for other graph…
    07.11.06

  • Loparex Group acquires Douglas-Hanson

    Loparex Group, a manufacturer of release coated papers and films, has acquired the Douglas-Hanson Company of Hammond, WI, USA. Douglas-Hanson, established in 1973, manufactures silicone-coated release papers and films, and extrudes polycoated papers…
    07.05.06

  • Treofan to double capacity at Mexico plant

    Treofan Group, a manufacturer of specialty BOPP films based in Raunheim, Germany, says it intends to double the capacity of its plant in Zacapu, Mexico. The company plans to invest about US$45 million in expanding production and R&D facilities, i…
    07.05.06