• GEW expands its

    July 20, 2005
    GEW expands its headquarters plant GEW has added a new 180 square meter (1,938 square feet) extension to its headquarters in South Nutfield, England. The new structure provides…

  • Sun forms security ink

    July 20, 2005
    Sun Chemical, of Fort Lee, NJ, USA, the world’s largest manufacturer of printing inks and organic pigments, has formed Sun Chemical Security, a new global business unit that will provide a range of products used to print packages, documents an…

  • ALL STICK LABEL, Bolton, ON, USA Charles MacLean

    July 20, 2005
    ALL STICK LABEL, Bolton, ON, USA — Charles MacLean has been named president and CEO. Stacy Daly has been announced VP of operations.…

  • APEX DEUTSCHLAND, Kevelaer, Germany Michael Seitz

    July 20, 2005
    APEX DEUTSCHLAND, Kevelaer, Germany — Michael Seitz has joined the company. He will be responsible for technical sales of anilox rolls in the southern region of Germany.…

  • PCMC launches

    July 20, 2005
    PCMC launches technical center Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) inaugurated its new technology center in Green Bay, WI, in early November with an open house, featuring demonstrations of its flexographic and nonwovens machinery. The event als…

  • Raflatac opens terminal in Tatabnya, Hungary

    July 20, 2005
    Raflatac opens terminal in Tatabánya, Hungary Raflatac’s new distribution terminal and sales office in Hungary is now fully operational and ready to respond to the increasing demand for pressure sensitive label stock in Central and East…

  • Driscoll Label Co. has new owners

    July 20, 2005
    Bob and Pat Biava have sold their stock in Driscoll Label Company Inc., Fairfield, NJ, to John Raguso and Roy Palmer. Bob Biava, president of the company that he and his wife acquired 20 years ago from Elwood Driscoll, made the announcement in early…

  • UCB Films new name

    July 20, 2005
    UCB Films’ new name is Innovia Films Innovia Films has been selected as the new name for the former films business of the UCB Group. The •320 million acquisition of the company by a consortium led by the former managing director of Hays…

  • Gintzler expands with space

    July 20, 2005
    Late in September, Gintzler Graphics Inc. celebrated its expansion with a “Showcase Gala,” an open house at its Buffalo, NY, headquarters attended by visitors from throughout the eastern United States. The occasion was the celebration of…

  • Environmental, Macro sign ink agreement

    July 20, 2005
    Environmental, Macro sign ink agreement Environmental Inks and Coatings (EIC), of Morganton, NC, has signed an agreement with Macro (Inks) Australia to distribute Macro’s Ultra VS Flexo Shrink inks throughout the Americas. The agreement was an…

  • XericWeb to acquire

    July 20, 2005
    XericWeb to acquire UV systems maker XericWeb Drying Systems, of Neenah, WI, manufacturers of infrared and convection drying for the web flexo industry, has announced plans to acquire ECS (Energy Converting Systems), a manufacturer of high performa…

  • Melzer acquires license for Smartrac technology

    July 20, 2005
    Melzer acquires license for Smartrac technology Melzer, based in Schwelm, Germany, has signed a licensee agreement with Smartrac Technology to utilize Smartrac’s wire embedding process in its RFID manufacturing equipment. Smartrac owns a pate…

  • Anderson & Vreeland markets liquid polymers

    July 20, 2005
    Anderson & Vreeland markets liquid polymers Anderson & Vreeland has been appointed distributor of Verbatim liquid photopolymers and related materials manufactured by Chemence, of Alpharetta, GA. Verbatim products include photopo…

  • Free video teaches

    July 20, 2005
    Free video teaches UV safety & handling RadTech, the Association for ultraviolet electron beam technology, has developed a video detailing safe handling practices for UV/EB curable materials. The video, prepared as a CD, is free of charge…

  • Rotatek open house draws 120 visitors

    July 20, 2005
    Rotatek open house draws 120 visitors In late September the Spanish press manufacturer Rotatek held an open house at its headquarters in Sant Cugat del Vallès (Barcelona). The event was dedicated to label and flexible packaging printing, and…

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