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  • Gallus Group opens new screen plant in Switzerland

    The Gallus Groupís new production facility for Screeny screen printing plates was officially opened June 7 in a ceremony attended by representatives from politics and business.

  • 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 from Wroclaw in the southwestern part of Poland.

  • Fort Dearborn acquires Renaissance Mark

    Fort Dearborn Company, of Elk Grove Village, IL, USA, has acquired Renaissance Mark, a label converter with four North American locations, from Arsenal Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in New York City. Renaissance Mark is headquartered in Bo

  • tesa Bandfix wins FINATís top label prize

    A label for Nivea hair care shampoo has won the top prize in the 2007 FINAT label competition.

  • Mark Andy visited by Ex-Im Bank chief

    Mark Andy, a manufacturer of narrow web flexo presses based in St. Louis, MO, USA, last week welcomed Export-Import Bank Chairman and President James H. Lambright to its headquarters.

  • Digitalabel makes its debut in North Carolina

    Digitalabel, of Durham, NC, USA, has announced its launch as a digital printer specializing in labels for customized, short run and prototype packaging projects.

  • Martin Automatic strengthens its European presence

    Martin Automatic, of Rockford, IL, USA, has announced moves to further strengthen its European presence.

  • In-house exhibition to be held at Dienes

    Dienes, a supplier of industrial slitting tools based in Overath, Germany, is opening its doors to customers and visitors through July 31 for an in-house exhibition.

  • MPS and Drent Goebel collaborate on offset presses

    MPS and Drent Goebel, both of the Netherlands, have announced an agreement whereby Drent Goebel will deliver offset printing stations to MPS for integration into new MPS press lines. MPS manufactures narrow web UV flexo presses. “We noticed…

  • 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 with fast turnaround times. "Our D…

  • Esko acquires print software developer Stonecube

    Esko, a global system integrator for packaging pre-production, has completed the acquisition of Stonecube Ltd., a developer of print visualization software. At the same time the two companies announced Esko Visualizer, the first product resulting fro…

  • CMM Selects Neil Burns as Converter of the Year

    Neil Burns, managing director, Release Liner Segment for Mondi Packaging in the UK, has been selected as CMM’s Converter of the Year for 2007. Burns is the 10th recipient in a list of honorees who have won this award over the last 20 years. He…

  • Wilcor Canada to distribute CC1 products

    CC1 Inc. of Portsmouth, NH, USA, a manufacturer of automatic color-to-color register controls and video web inspection systems for web printers, has announced a distribution agreement with Wilcor Canada Ltd. to market, sell, install and support CC1&r…

  • Allen-Bailey hires Jackling as president

    Glenn G. Jackling has been hired as president and CEO of Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Inc., of Caledonia, NY, USA.

  • Multi-Color reports record fiscal year results

    Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ: LABL), based in Cincinnati, OH, USA, has reported an increase in revenue of 8 percent, to $222.4 million, for fiscal 2007 over the prior year, and net income growth of 15 percent to $11 million.

  • Lanskaís book, Common-Sense Flexography, now available

    In the works for several years, Common-Sense Flexography is now in print.

  • Eagle Flexible Packaging adds shrink sleeves to portfolio

    Eagle Flexible Packaging Inc., of West Chicago, IL, USA, announces the addition of shrink sleeve labels to its flexible film packaging capabilities.

  • Markzware files patent suit against Enfocus, Artwork Systems

    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 products manufactured and sold by the defenda

  • 3 Sigma 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.

  • AVT and Mark Andy expand business and technology cooperation

    Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), an Israel based manufacturer of automatic inspection systems for printing applications, is expanding its business and technology cooperation with Mark Andy, a manufacturer of narrow web flexo presses. One result of t…