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  • 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 with full UV curing. It joins three Mark And…
    02.06.07

  • 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 recently in Charlotte, NC, USA, and boasted a reco…
    02.06.07

  • ETI users to gather in Barcelona

    The first meeting of the newly formed ETI Users Group will take place in March in Barcelona, Spain. The group will permit users of machinery manufactured by ETI Converting Equipment, of Boucherville, QC, Canada, to exchange and share information. ETI…
    02.06.07

  • Graphic Solutions becomes GSI Technologies in 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 its name to GSI Technologies. “The new name, which is…
    01.30.07

  • 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 installations — at Hamilton Adhesive L…
    01.30.07

  • 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-speed paper coating line has been started up…
    01.30.07

  • Water Ink Technologies supports Careerline Tech Center

    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 Careerline program offers a compete course in g…
    01.30.07

  • Harpers Educational Road Show returns in February

    Harper GraphicSolutions, the technical service division of anilox supplier Harper Corporation, will launch its 2007 Flexographic Solutions Tour in February. Industry experts will join the Harper team for a series of six free one-day seminars that foc…
    01.30.07

  • 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 is a supplier of flexographic presses and other…
    01.30.07

  • Esko launches new web site

    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 easily go from the home page to the i…
    01.30.07

  • Penmar named to top 50 diversity-owned firms in Connecticut

    Penmar Industries, of Norwalk, CT, USA, has been named among the top 50 diversity-owned businesses in Connecticut by DiversityBusiness.com. The recognition positions Penmar among the nation’s top multicultural revenue earners, which range from…
    01.23.07

  • Avery Dennison reports strong 4th quarter

    Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE:AVY) reports net income of $101.5 million or $1.01 per share for the fourth quarter of 2006, compared with a $6.9 million or $0.07 per share loss last year. Reported results included restructuring and divestiture rela…
    01.23.07

  • Nilpeter pushes offset sales to meet rising interest

    Responding to a greater interest in rotary UV offset printing, especially among high-end converters in the EU countries, Nilpeter plans to boost spending on its UV rotary offset press sales budget by 50 percent in the current trading year. “…
    01.23.07

  • Label.Com adds new servo 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 back printing, UV curing on several pri…
    01.23.07

  • NELMA names new board, seeks new members

    The Northeast Label Manufacturers Association (NELMA) has named new board members for 2007. They are President Steve Miller of KeeBar Enterprises, Vice President Joe Tkach of Xode, Treasurer Leslie Gurland of Logotech, Secretary Teresa Miller of KeeB…
    01.23.07

  • TimeMed awarded Premier contract

    TimeMed awarded Premier contract TimeMed Labeling Systems Inc., of Burr Ridge, IL, USA, has signed a three-year contract to supply labels and related products to members of Premier Purchasing Partners, the largest healthcare alliance in the United S…
    01.23.07

  • GM Nameplate wins flexo achievement award

    GM Nameplate wins flexo achievement award The California Division of GM Nameplate, a printing and converting company in Seattle, WA, USA, a leading manufacturing solutions provider, has been awarded a 2006 Premier Print Award for outstanding achieve…
    01.23.07

  • French label printer adds Codimag servo press

    French label printer adds Codimag servo press Codimag announced the installation of a Viva 420 press at Stic’Image, a label printer from the Lyon area in France. The Viva 420 is the newest generation Codimag press. The press is a five-color le…
    01.23.07

  • Lightning Labels orders new HP digital press

    Lightning Labels orders new HP digital press Lightning Labels, one of the nation’s first all digital label printers, is expanding its capacity by ordering a new ws4500 digital label press from HP. The newest version of the Indigo press, launch…
    01.23.07

  • Mark Andy renovates the Model 2200 flexo press

    Mark Andy renovates the Model 2200 flexo press Mark Andy says it has completely renovated its classic Model 2200 flexographic press, and will feature it at the Graphics of Americas show in Miami, March 2-4, 2007. According to Steve Schulte, nationa…
    01.23.07