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  • RAYVEN, St. Paul, MN, USA The company has added industry veteran Gary Evenson

    RAYVEN, St. Paul, MN, USA — The company has added industry veteran Gary Evenson to its growing sales team. He joins Rayven from Douglas Hanson, where he worked for the past 11 years. He will serve as Rayven’s national sales manager for re…
    10.19.06

  • R TAPE CORPORATION, South Plainfield, NJ, USA Michael W. (Mike) Roughton

    R TAPE CORPORATION, South Plainfield, NJ, USA — Michael W. (Mike) Roughton has joined the company as president. He was previously vice president and general manager of Avery Dennison’s Graphic Division, North America.…
    10.19.06

  • STANFORD PRODUCTS, Salem, IL, USA Michael Waterman

    STANFORD PRODUCTS, Salem, IL, USA — Michael Waterman has been appointed European sales manager. Based in Ireland, he will be responsible for the management of all of Stanford’s activities in Europe, Russia and Turkey.…
    10.19.06

  • TAILORED SOLUTIONS, Milwaukee, WI, USA The company has named Katy Wight

    TAILORED SOLUTIONS, Milwaukee, WI, USA — The company has named Katy Wight to the position of European business development manager, based in England. Prior to joining Tailored Solutions, she was deputy editor of Labels & Labeling magazine.…
    10.19.06

  • UNILUX INC., Saddle Brook, NJ, USA Volker Schlevoigt

    UNILUX INC., Saddle Brook, NJ, USA — Volker Schlevoigt has been named the company’s marketing director for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. Based in Düsseldorf, Germany, he will be responsible for all Unilux sales, service and cus…
    10.19.06

  • X-RITE INC., Grandville, MI, USA Michael C. Ferrara

    X-RITE INC., Grandville, MI, USA — Michael C. Ferrara has retired from his positions of CEO and member of the Board. Thomas J. Vacchiano Jr. will become president and chief executive officer as well as a member of the Board of Directors. He was…
    10.19.06

  • YUPO CORPORATION,

    YUPO CORPORATION, Chesapeake, VA, USA — The company has made several personnel changes. Yupo Corporation Japan has promoted Shigeru Takano from senior managing director to the role of president. Departing president, Osamu Sasaki, will continue…
    10.19.06

  • KPG to represent GIDUE in USA and UK

    GIDUE S.p.a., a manufacturer of label and packaging presses headquartered in Turate, Italy, has appointed KPG Corporation and KPG Europe as its agents for the USA and UK, respectively. KPG is based in the USA in Vermont and in the UK in Peterborough…
    10.17.06

  • UPM Raflatac launches enhanced web site

    UPM Raflatac has enhanced and redesigned its web site: www.upmraflatac.com. The most notable content addition is a section dedicated to RFID, which features extensive product information for Rafsec RFID tags and inlays, presentations of various RFID…
    10.17.06

  • Green Bay Packaging opens western distribution site

    The Coated Products Operations of Green Bay Packaging Inc. now distributes its pressure sensitive label materials from a facility located in Langley, BC, Canada, near Vancouver. According to Steve Wilcox, VP of sales, the new distribution point is st…
    10.17.06

  • Pitman to distribute Rad-Cure products

    Pitman Company, of Totowa, NJ, USA, a North American graphic arts supplier, has been named national distributor for Rad-Cure Corporation, a manufacturer of ultraviolet curable coatings, adhesives and specialty aqueous products for the narrow web, tag…
    10.17.06

  • Flexo school claims perfect placement record

    Ditrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI), training facility for the flexographic printing industry in Broadview, IL, USA, says it recently celebrated a year of perfect placement of its graduates into the workplace. “We are proud to say that sin…
    10.17.06

  • G-3 wins Best of Show in TLMI Label Awards

    G-3 Enterprises, of Modesto, CA, USA, is the Best of Show winner in the 2006 Awards Competition sponsored by the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI). The winning entry, a label for Bridlewood Blue Road Syrah, also won a First Place award a…
    10.09.06

  • RotoMetrics new logo wins top prize

    RotoMetrics, a worldwide manufacturer of rotary dies and tooling headquartered in Eureka, MO, USA, has unveiled a new corporate logo, a move aimed at strengthening international brand identity, company officials say. The logo (shown below) includes a…
    10.09.06

  • HP Indigo users to meet in Florida in February

    Celebrating its first anniversary and the successes of its inaugural year, the Digital Solutions Cooperative (Dscoop) announces the dates for its second annual conference which will take place February 1-3, 2007, at the Saddlebrook Resort in Tampa, F…
    10.09.06

  • GRE Americas office opens in Philadelphia

    GRE Digital Solutions, headquartered in Steinebrunn, Switzerland, has established a presence in the Western Hemisphere. GRE Digital Solutions Inc., in Philadelphia, PA, USA, provides sales, marketing, engineering, and service support for the company&…
    10.09.06

  • Mhlbauer security aids Portugals passports

    The Mühlbauer Technology Group, based in Roding, Germany, a manufacturer of security products for the packaging market, has installed personalization equipment for the new electronic passport in Portugal. Mühlbauer collaborated on the proje…
    10.03.06

  • Acucote expands its capabilities, distribution

    Acucote Inc., of Graham, NC, USA, a manufacturer of specialty self-adhesive label materials, has expanded its business in the cut-sheet marketplace. Acucote’s new sheeter installation complements existing roll converting by adding cut sheet…
    10.03.06

  • National Starch raises production of adhesives, polymers, electronics

    National Starch and Chemical Company, headquartered in Bridgewater, NJ, USA, has expanded its Salisbury, NC, USA plant to increase production of adhesives, synthetic polymers and electronic materials. National says its multimillion-dollar investme…
    10.03.06

  • Nanotechnology comes to film packaging

    A packaging films producer and a nanotechnology products company have joined forces to create and commercialize new packaging products that make use of nanoparticle based inks and coatings to be used in printed electronics. The companies, both in…
    10.03.06