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  • GiDue forms alliance

    GiDue forms alliance for offset development Italian flexo press manufacturer GiDue has allied with Nuova Castagnoli, an Italian offset press maker, to develop new UV offset technology. The companies announced recently that they will share technolog…
    01.16.06

  • Siegwerg announces new global organization

    Siegwerg announces new global organization Less than 100 days after closing of the acquisition of SICPA’s packaging ink division, Siegwerk Group International announced the organizational structure for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) op…
    01.16.06

  • Avery certifies 17

    Avery certifies 17 in RFID program Avery Dennison RFID, Clinton, SC, USA, has announced that 17 RFID converters have met rigorous standards to become Avery Dennison “Qualified Converters.” The company designs and manufactures high volum…
    01.16.06

  • Printco Industries moves to new facility

    Printco Industries moves to new facility Printco Industries, a manufacturer of custom flexo and gravure machinery and a marketer of enclosed doctor blade systems, has moved to a new facility. New contact information is Printco Industries LLC, 3807…
    01.16.06

  • Plastic Suppliers debuts new EarthFirst logos

    Plastic Suppliers debuts new EarthFirst logos Plastic Suppliers, a manufacturer of oriented plastic film based in Columbus, OH, USA, has introduced new company logos for itself and its subsidiaries, Sidaplax Belgium and Sidaplax United Kingdom. Eac…
    01.16.06

  • A true story

    A true story The editor of this magazine was approached recently in a wine store by a person promoting the products of Oxford Landing, an Australian winery. The sales person actually directed his attention to the back label to show him a perfo…
    01.16.06

  • ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA The company named Geoff Bennett

    ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA — The company named Geoff Bennett to lead the new ARcare division as vice president and general manager. ARcare will focus on adhesive coated products, films and laminates for the pharmaceutical, medi…
    01.16.06

  • ANDERSON & VREELAND INC., Bryan, OH, USA Joe Tuccitto

    ANDERSON & VREELAND INC., Bryan, OH, USA — Joe Tuccitto has been appointed as manager of training and technologies for the company. He previously worked at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, MN, USA, where he created…
    01.16.06

  • AVERY DENNISON CORP., Pasadena, CA, USA The company announced that its board of directors has elected Kent Kresa

    AVERY DENNISON CORP., Pasadena, CA, USA — The company announced that its board of directors has elected Kent Kresa as non-executive chairman. He takes over for Philip M. Neal who has retired from his position of chairman and former chief execut…
    01.16.06

  • MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Oklahoma City, OK, USA Mike Flannigan

    MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Oklahoma City, OK, USA — Mike Flannigan has been promoted to sales manager for corporate user accounts at Maxcess International as part of the company’s effort to better serve its larger corporate customers.…
    01.16.06

  • NILPETER USA, Cincinnati, OH, USA The company has announced the addition of Kim Tanis

    NILPETER USA, Cincinnati, OH, USA — The company has announced the addition of Kim Tanis as southeast regional sales manager. He is a 30-year veteran of the converting industry, spending his first 10 years as a service technician and more than 2…
    01.16.06

  • PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE COMPANY (PCMC), Green Bay, WI, USA The company has announced that Frederick W. Baer

    PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE COMPANY (PCMC), Green Bay, WI, USA — The company has announced that Frederick W. Baer has assumed the new role of executive vice president of corporate development following the change in ownership to Barry-Wehmiller Co…
    01.16.06

  • SATO AMERICA INC., Charlotte, NC, USA The company has appointed Terry Bresin

    SATO AMERICA INC., Charlotte, NC, USA — The company has appointed Terry Bresin as the new western regional sales manager. He will be responsible for the continued development and growth of channel business within the western territory. He will…
    01.16.06

  • WS Packaging buys division from Renaissance Mark

    The narrow web division of Renaissance Mark has been purchased by WS Packaging Group, based in Algoma, WI, USA. Facilities acquired are in Fullerton, CA; Skokie, IL; and Scranton, PA, all in the United States; and in Monterrey, Mexico. The former…
    01.10.06

  • RDP Marathon Renamed Drent Goebel North America

    RDP Marathon, the Canadian press manufacturer acquired by Drent Goebel in 2005, has officially changed its name to Drent Goebel North America Inc. The company is located in Montreal. “Since the acquisition, the integration process of both co…
    01.10.06

  • Chemsultants growth recognized for 13th straight year

    For the 13th consecutive year, Chemsultants International, of Mentor, OH, USA, has earned recognition as one of Ohio’s fastest growing companies. The company received the honor, known as the “Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50,” from the La…
    01.10.06

  • Flint Group is new name for Flint Ink and XSYS Print Solutions

    “Flint Group” has been selected to be the new name for the holding company created by the merger in late 2005 of Europe based XSYS Print Solutions and American-owned Flint Ink Corporation. “Flint Group is a strong new leader in a…
    01.10.06

  • Avery Dennison to reduce workforce, divest holdings

    Company-wide cost reductions announced at the end of October by Avery Dennison Corporation were modified this month by the company’s board of directors. The company plans to reduce the number of positions by approximately 700 to 900 around the…
    12.13.05

  • Siegwerk Group International announces new organization

    Less than 100 days after closing of the acquisition of SICPA’s packaging ink division, Siegwerk Group International announced the organizational structure for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) operations in sales, technical service and str…
    12.13.05

  • Mark Andy lays off 21 in US plants

    Mark Andy, a manufacturer of presses for the narrow web industry, laid off 21 of its US employees in mid-November, both at the Chesterfield, MO, headquarters and at the Comco plant in Milford, OH. Company President Paul Brauss said the reduction in w…
    11.29.05