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  • Daetwyler wins award for gravure system

    Daetwyler wins award for gravure system Max Daetwyler Corporation (MDC), of Huntersville, NC, USA, has received the Innovation Award from the European Rotogravure Association. The award was presented to MDC for its Starbase Cylinder System, a manuf…
    03.09.06

  • Novamelt to expand

    Novamelt to expand into North America Novamelt, an adhesive manufacturer based in Wehr, Germany, has announced that it plans to produce and distribute its products in the United States. Founded in 1989, the company has marketed its pressure sensit…
    03.09.06

  • Altana Chemie acquires Rad-Cure Corporation

    Altana Chemie acquires Rad-Cure Corporation Altana Chemie AG, of Wesel, Germany, signed an agreement in January to acquire Rad-Cure Corporation, a specialist in the field of overprint UV curable coatings and adhesives for the paper and board packagi…
    03.09.06

  • AVT sales increase

    AVT sales increase 17.7 percent in 2005 Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. (AVT), based in Hod-Hasharon, Israel, has reported sales of US$25.1 million for 2005, an increase of 17.7 percent over the previous year. The company manufactures automatic opt…
    03.09.06

  • Stork Prints & AKL

    Stork Prints & AKL form flexo alliance Stork Prints, a pioneer of direct laser engraving, has formed a partnership with AKL Flexo Technik to develop new flexographic products. According to a joint announcement, technicians from both comp…
    03.09.06

  • Harpers Platinum rolls now made worldwide

    Harper’s Platinum rolls now made worldwide Harper Corporation, a manufacturer of laser engraved anilox rolls, has announced that its Platinum XLT (Xtreme Laser Technology) anilox and coating roll manufacturing system is now in operation at all…
    03.09.06

  • Matik North America

    Matik North America to represent Senntech Matik North America, based in West Hartford, CT, USA, is now representing the Senntech line of slitter rewinders in the US, Canada and Mexico. Matik now will provide owners of existing and new Senntech slit…
    03.09.06

  • MPS opens South Asia office in Mumbai

    MPS opens South Asia office in Mumbai Dutch press manufacturer MPS has established itself in South Asia with the opening of an office in Mumbai, India. The compoany has retained Vijay Pareek to represent its brand India, as well as in Pakistan, Ne…
    03.09.06

  • CPFilms revamps its product web site

    CPFilms revamps its product web site CPFilms Inc., a manufacturer of coated films for electronics, medical, high-technology, industrial, commercial, and solar control applications based in Fieldale, VA, USA, has launched a revamped web site. The si…
    03.09.06

  • Indigo users form Dscoop support group

    Indigo users form Dscoop support group Owners of HP Indigo presses have formed Digital Solutions Cooperative — Dscoop — to help users leverage their investments in HP’s digital print technology. Dscoop now comprises press own…
    03.09.06

  • Kodak focuses on graphics

    Eastman Kodak Company hosted an event highlighting its Graphic Communications Group (GCG) in Rochester, NY, USA in early February. Vic Stalam, general manager at Kodak’s GCG, explained the company’s mission: “We hope that Kodak pack…
    03.09.06

  • ACPO LTD., Oak Harbor, OH, USA The company has appointed Will Smith

    ACPO LTD., Oak Harbor, OH, USA — The company has appointed Will Smith to the new role of general manager. He has worked at acpo since 1999 in several positions including production and procurement.…
    03.09.06

  • ACUCOTE INC., Graham, NC, USA The company has announced the hiring of Raymond Bud Gray

    ACUCOTE INC., Graham, NC, USA — The company has announced the hiring of Raymond “Bud” Gray to fill the newly created position of business development manager of brand protection.…
    03.09.06

  • AVERY DENNISON RFID, Clinton, SC, USA This business unit of Avery Dennison

    AVERY DENNISON RFID, Clinton, SC, USA — This business unit of Avery Dennison Corporation announced that George Reynolds has joined the company as vice president of sales and marketing. He will direct all facets of the company’s global RFI…
    03.09.06

  • COBURN GRAPHIC FILMS INC., Lakewood, NJ, USA The company named Guy Leigh VP

    COBURN GRAPHIC FILMS INC., Lakewood, NJ, USA — The company named Guy Leigh VP of sales and marketing. He will direct marketing activities and oversee worldwide sales for Coburn. He previously worked at Dunmore Corporation as director of sales a…
    03.09.06

  • DAINIPPON INK & CHEMICALS (DIC), Parsippany, NJ, USA DIC, the parent company of Sun Chemical Corporation, has elected Naoki Tsuji

    DAINIPPON INK & CHEMICALS (DIC), Parsippany, NJ, USA — DIC, the parent company of Sun Chemical Corporation, has elected Naoki Tsuji and Kazuo Kudo to the board of Sun Chemical. Tsuji takes the position of chairman of the board. Wes Lucas ha…
    03.09.06

  • ETIPOL PRINTING TECHNOLOGY, Taastrup, Denmark Preben Hadberg

    ETIPOL PRINTING TECHNOLOGY, Taastrup, Denmark — Preben Hadberg has been appointed to the company’s board of directors. He was previously European manager at Avery Dennison Roll Division. He has also been on the Board of Directors at FINAT…
    03.09.06

  • THE FREEMAN COMPANY, Erlanger, KY, USA The company has promoted Greg DeFisher

    THE FREEMAN COMPANY, Erlanger, KY, USA — The company has promoted Greg DeFisher to chief executive officer. He is the first non-Freeman family member chosen to lead the company as president or CEO.…
    03.09.06

  • HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA The company has promoted Lee Kluttz

    HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA — The company has promoted Lee Kluttz to manager of its manufacturing facility. He has worked at Harper since 1994.…
    03.09.06

  • HARPER GRAPHICSOLUTIONS, Charlotte, NC, USA The company has announced several personnel changes. Alexander James

    HARPER GRAPHICSOLUTIONS, Charlotte, NC, USA — The company has announced several personnel changes. Alexander James has been promoted to technical graphics manager of the eastern division. Mike Huey has been promoted to the technical graphics ma…
    03.09.06