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  • TimeMed acquires Automatic Business Products

    TimeMed Labeling Systems, a label converter that focuses on products for the healthcare industry, has acquired Automatic Business Products Company Inc. (ABP), a provider of business forms and labels. Included in the purchase is Pharmex, ABP’s p…
    03.08.06

  • Avery Dennison highlights growth at investor meeting

    Avery Dennison Corporation says that it has doubled its share of sales in emerging markets over the past five years, and that revenue from Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe currently represent more than 20 percent of the company’s total sa…
    03.08.06

  • Plastic Suppliers wins FTA Environmental Excellence Award

    Plastic Suppliers Inc., of Columbus, OH, USA, is the 2006 recipient of the Environmental Excellence Award from the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA). The award is given for the category of innovative technology for Plastic Suppliers’ Ear…
    03.08.06

  • Pamarco Technologies acquired by equity firm J.P. Kotts

    Pamarco Technologies Inc., of Roselle, NJ, USA, a manufacturer of anilox rolls, has been sold by Bradford Investments to the private equity firm J.P. Kotts & Company. Pamarco Technologies, which has several divisions serving the printing industry…
    03.08.06

  • 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 owners and users as well as HP representatives an…
    03.08.06

  • Avery Dennison unveils new range of Gen 2 RFID inlays

    Avery Dennison RFID, a business unit of Avery Dennison Corporation and a provider of RFID inlays, has unveiled a broad portfolio of high-performance Gen 2 RFID inlays at RFID World 2006 in Dallas, TX, USA. The portfolio includes products for carton/p…
    02.28.06

  • Simco celebrates 70th anniversary

    Simco, a manufacturer of static control systems, celebrates 70 years in business. Founded in 1936 by Hortense and Julius Simons, Simco started in a one room shop in Philadelphia. Today, Simco has offices in Kobe, Japan; Lochem, Holland; and its headq…
    02.28.06

  • McDowell, Dow, York win FLEXcon awards

    FLEXcon, a manufacturer of pressure sensitive film products based in Spencer, MA, USA, has announced the winners of its 2005 Awards For Innovation Contest. The competition celebrates innovative uses of pressure-sensitive film by FLEXcon customers, re…
    02.28.06

  • 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 site, www.cpfindusprod.com, covers the…
    02.28.06

  • Paragon Data Systems launches RFID web site

    Paragon Data Systems, a provider of bar code, RFID and data collection products based in Cleveland, OH, USA, has launched a web site designed to assist companies with meeting RFID compliance mandates. The address is www.paragonrfid.com. The site a…
    02.28.06

  • 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 companies are conducting research into seamless sleeves…
    02.21.06

  • Smart Labels conference planned for Boston

    Smart Labels USA 2006, a major conference that will address RFID and related issues, will be held March 28-29 at the Westin Copley Hotel in Boston, MA, USA. The organizer is IDTechEx, which is based in Cambridge, England. For the fifth consecutive…
    02.21.06

  • Sekuworks Sherwood to chair panel for security group

    Robert Sherwood, vice president of sales and marketing for Sekuworks LLC, Harrison, OH, USA, has been named chairman of the communications and marketing committee for the North American Security Products Organization (NASPO). He will be responsible f…
    02.21.06

  • New Label Traxx module links customers to printers warehouses

    Tailored Solutions, the producer of Label Traxx print business management software for narrow web flexo converters, has released a new module for the software suite. The module enables customers of printers who sell stock items to link directly to pr…
    02.21.06

  • Seal-It continues to win business awards

    For the second consecutive year, Seal-It Inc. has been named to the Div 500 list of “Top Owned Businesses” by Diversity Business.com. In addition, Seal-It has been named to Diversity Business.com’s list of “Top 500 Women Owned…
    02.14.06

  • Harpers Platinum now made and guaranteed 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 four of its manufacturing facilities: Charlotte,…
    02.14.06

  • Matik North America to represent Senntech slitter rewinders

    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 slitter rewinders access to its experience with…
    02.14.06

  • Esko user groups plan education and training sessions

    The Artios Users Group International (AUGI) and the Association of Esko Users Group (AEG), the two user group associations devoted to Esko products, announce that their 2006 annual meetings will be held April 23-36 at the Saddlebrook Resort near Tamp…
    02.14.06

  • Metro Label wins Canadas 50 Best Managed Companies award

    One of Canada’s most elite business awards — Canada’s 50 Best Managed Companies — has been bestowed upon Metro Label, of Toronto, ON. A second generation family-run business, Metro Label started from humble beginnings in 19…
    02.07.06

  • 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 packaging sector. The completion of the transaction…
    02.07.06