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  • NELMA to sponsor conference and expo

    The North East Label Manufacturers Association (NELMA) will hold its 5th Expo and Networking Conference on May 10 at the Bridgewater Marriott in Bridgewater, NJ, USA. The event will run from 1 to 7 p.m. and will feature an exhibit hall with suppliers…
    03.20.07

  • Graphic Solutions now GSI Technologies after reorganization

    Graphic Solutions now GSI Technologies after reorganization Graphics Solutions International, a manufacturer of labels, industrial graphics and functional printing based in Burr Ridge, IL, USA, has reorganized, added senior management and changed it…
    03.19.07

  • Etiko expands with new Mark Andy press

    Etiko expands with new Mark Andy press Etiko, a label converter based in Szczecin, Poland, has invested in a new Mark Andy LP3000 flexo press, installed by Mark Andy AG, based in Switzerland. The press is an eight-color 13” (330mm) machine wit…
    03.19.07

  • Etimex acquires two

    Etimex acquires two new presses from J&H J&H Printing Solutions Inc., of Pewaukee, WI, USA, has installed two new JH1300 13” wide flexographic printing presses at Etimex, a converter of labels and tickets in Monterrey, Mexico. J&H…
    03.19.07

  • Water Ink Technologies supports Careerline Tech

    Water Ink Technologies supports Careerline Tech Water Ink Technologies Inc., of Lincolnton, NC, USA, recently donated water based flexo inks in support of the Printing and Graphic Arts Program at the Careerline Tech Center in Holland, MI, USA. The…
    03.19.07

  • Label.Com adds new press from Aquaflex

    Label.Com adds new press from Aquaflex Label.Com, of Bradford, PA, USA, recently accepted delivery of a new flexo label press manufactured by Aquaflex. The press is an ELS Servo 1000. The company has equipped the press with a turnar for front and b…
    03.19.07

  • Phoenix Challenge holds successful fundraiser

    Phoenix Challenge holds successful fundraiser The fourth annual Phoenix Challenge Fund Raising Luncheon, organized to support the 2007 Annual International Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition and the new PC College Competition, took place rec…
    03.19.07

  • Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006

    Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006 Aquaflex, a manufacturer of narrow web presses, reports that the company “significantly exceeded” its 2006 sales projections, nearly doubling its sales over the previous year. Aquaflex is own…
    03.19.07

  • GIDUE introduces a new UV curing system

    GIDUE introduces a new UV curing system GIDUE, a manufacturer of narrow web presses based in Turate, Italy, has introduced UV TIME!, an ultraviolet curing system described as environmentally friendly and oxygen-free. The system was produced in partn…
    03.19.07

  • Brushfoil attains ISO 9001:2000 certification

    Brushfoil attains ISO 9001:2000 certification Brushfoil LLC, of Guilford, CT, USA, a manufacturer of brushed films and papers that enhance the appearance of consumer products, has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification for its quality management syste…
    03.19.07

  • Label Traxx gets first customers in UK

    Label Traxx gets first customers in UK Tailored Solutions, developer of the Label Traxx print business management software for flexographic narrow web label printers and converters, has installed Label Traxx at two United Kingdom customers. The inst…
    03.19.07

  • Harpers Road Show visits six US cities

    Harper’s Road Show visits six US cities Harper GraphicSolutions, the technical service division of anilox supplier Harper Corporation, launched its 2007 Flexographic Solutions Tour in February. Industry experts join the Harper team for a serie…
    03.19.07

  • Channeled Resources announces consolidation

    Channeled Resources announces consolidation The Channeled Resources Group, a worldwide marketer and distributor of reprocessed specialty paper and film, has announced the consolidation of all its businesses into one entity, the Channeled Resources G…
    03.19.07

  • Eskos web site

    Esko’s web site gets a redesign Esko, a manufacturer of packaging pre-production systems located in Gent, Belgium, has redesigned its web site to offer new content and format. The site address is www.esko.com. According to Esko, visitors can…
    03.19.07

  • Loparex invests in North American capacity

    Loparex invests in North American capacity Loparex, a global producer of silicone release liners, has announced several capital investments to add paper coating and film blowing capacity, and to streamline operations within North America. A high-sp…
    03.19.07

  • TLMI plans technical conference in Chicago

    TLMI plans technical conference in Chicago The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) will hold its eighth technical conference at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago September 4-6. Titled “Tech 007: For Your Eyes Only”, the event will…
    03.19.07

  • DiTrolio school reaches out to regional teens

    DiTrolio school reaches out to regional teens DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI), Broadview, IL, USA, has launched an effort to educate high school students in the Chicago area about the benefits of flexo training and a future in the industry. Sa…
    03.19.07

  • Nilpeter and AVT

    Nilpeter and AVT sign China agreement Advanced Vision Technolog…
    03.19.07

  • Imagine: 500 digital press users in

    HP Indigo users flocked to Florida last month to learn and exchange ideas. Among them was Lightning Labels’ Peter Renton, who contributed this report. The largest gathering ever of HP Indigo digital press owners — at least 500 of them…
    03.19.07

  • DO NOT put any person in this

    Washing machine label wins annual Wacky Warning contest Warning labels are everywhere. When you buy a ladder they are literally everywhere. We in the label business probably read more consumer warning labels than most people (as we pick at the edge…
    03.19.07