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  • Luminer, Stixon, Belmark and Consolidated win TLMI Singer awards

    The prestigious Eugene Singer awards, presented by the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute each year for the best managed label companies, were presented in late February to Stixon Labels, Luminer Converting, Consolidated Label, and Belmark. The…
    03.06.07

  • Edelmann presses introduced in North America by Matik

    Matik North America, of West Hartford, CT, USA, the exclusive distributor for Edelmann Graphics GmbH of Germany, has launched the latest generation of narrow web presses from Edelmann in North America. Edelmann is a manufacturer of offset narrow w…
    03.06.07

  • MPI recognized for quality, delivery and cost-saving ideas

    MPI Label Systems, of University Park, IL, USA, has been recognized by Berry Plastics as the first Berry Exceptional Supplier Team (B.E.S.T.) award recipient in the labels division. The award is a result of MPI’s outstanding product quality, co…
    03.06.07

  • Overnight Labels wins FTAs Environmental Excellence Award

    Overnight Labels Inc., of Deer Park, NY, USA, is the winner of the Flexographic Technical Association’s (FTA) 7th Annual Environmental Excellence Award. The competition was open to any company active in the flexographic printing industry and wa…
    03.06.07

  • PTS and Mark Andy announce business alliance

    Narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy and Printing Technology Services Inc. (PTS), of Clearwater, FL, USA, a supplier of variable data inkjet printing systems, have entered into an alliance whereby PTS’ JetFlex inkjet printing systems can be…
    03.06.07

  • UPM Raflatac expands RFID, opens China plant

    UPM Raflatac, a Finnish manufacturer of RFID tags and inlays, has announced that it is doubling the RFID tag and inlay production capacity at its Jyväskylä production plant in Finland. With this capacity increase the company addresses rapid…
    03.06.07

  • US court upholds Kennedy Group patents

    US Federal District Judge Patricia Gaughan has upheld a jury verdict in favor of MPT Inc., the owner of two patents licensed to The Kennedy Group, Willoughby, OH, USA, covering the use of The Kennedy Group’s Container Placards. In doing so…
    02.27.07

  • Williamson to distribute DuPont flexo products in Canada

    DuPont Packaging Graphics, of Wilmington, DE, USA, has chosen Williamson Printing Materials Limited, of Grimsby, ON, Canada, to distribute its line of flexographic products in Canada. “We put a lot of thought into how we could enhance our su…
    02.27.07

  • Gallus to produce flexo sleeve seminar in Germany

    Inspired by the success of its industrial manufacturing seminar focusing on offset printing workflow in last year, Gallus has added a seminar on flexo sleeve workflows, to be held March 21 and 22 at its German manufacturing site close to Frankfurt. G…
    02.27.07

  • XSYS hosts print awards at Labelexpo Brussels

    XSYS Print Solutions, the narrow web ink manufacturer headquartered in Sweden, has announced a call for entries to the XSYS Print Awards 2007. The third annual event will be held at Labelexpo Europe 2007 in Brussels on September 29. Label converte…
    02.27.07

  • 3 Sigma acquires PWC in Ohio

    3 Sigma Corporation, of Troy, OH, USA, a supplier of specialty coated and adhesive products, recently purchased the equipment and assets of PWC Incorporated in Springboro, OH. PWC manufactured custom pressure sensitive products, and performed contrac…
    02.27.07

  • MACtac adds to capabilities with Pennsylvania coater

    MACtac, a supplier of pressure sensitive adhesive materials headquartered in Stow, OH, USA, has purchased a new coater. The investment is part of the company’s growth initiatives affecting all of the commercial areas it serves, and will be inst…
    02.27.07

  • Cenveo acquires Printegra Corporation

    Cenveo Inc. (NYSE: CVO), based in Stamford, CT, USA, has announced the acquisition of Printegra Corporation, a provider of business forms, office documents, checks, and labels, headquartered in Peachtree City, GA, USA. Among Printegra's divisions is…
    02.20.07

  • Western Shield Label announces relocation

    Western Shield Label, a converter based in Gardena, CA, USA, has signed a five year lease on a 17,000 square foot facility in Rancho Dominguez, also in California, and will take possession in May 2007.   “We’re really excited abou…
    02.20.07

  • Alden & Ott celebrates 50 years in business

    2007 marks the 50th anniversary of Alden & Ott Printing Inks. Joe Alden and Henry Ott founded the company in 1957 as an offset ink manufacturer. Ott, who was the company chemist, decided to pursue other interests. Alden purchased his shares in th…
    02.20.07

  • Edale showcases RFID at open house

    Edale, a press manufacturer based in Romsey, England, recently sponsored an open house to showcase its Lambda press, which was configured for offline RFID inlay affixing, incorporating a Tamarack P500 RFID unit. More than 50 customers from the UK and…
    02.20.07

  • In-mold association launches web site

    The In-Mold Decorating Association (IMDA) has officially launched its web site, which is dedicated to in-mold labeling and decorating. The internet address is www.imdassociation.com. The site includes a calendar of events relating to in-mold decor…
    02.20.07

  • 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 partnership with Air Liquide France. &ldquo…
    02.13.07

  • 2007 North American Label Study published by TLMI

    The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) has published the 2007 edition of the North American Label Study (NALS), which provides an overview of the pressure sensitive label and product decoration market. The study gives TLMI member companies…
    02.13.07

  • 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 system based on standards set by the International O…
    02.13.07