• ITW Performance Polymers acquires M&C

    September 17, 2007
    ITW Performance Polymers acquires M&C ITW Performance Polymers, an Illinois Tool Works company, has acquired M&C Specialties Co., a Pennsylvania based contract manufacturer of custom-fabricated diecut adhesive components, tapes and labels t…

  • BST adds Mark Andy rewinder to demo center

    September 17, 2007
    BST adds Mark Andy rewinder to demo center BST Pro Mark and Mark Andy have continued an 18-year tradition of cooperation with the addition of a new Mark Andy VSR100 rewinder in the BST demo center in Elmhurst, IL, USA. The rewinder is equipped with…

  • UV systems cut CO2 emissions, says GEW

    September 17, 2007
    UV systems cut CO2 emissions, says GEW UV systems manufacturer GEW (EC) Ltd. has revealed figures on CO2 emissions with cost savings to date based on the supply of its e-Brick electronic UV curing systems. “We are developing products to help…

  • Kodak introduces digital flexo prepress system

    September 17, 2007
    Kodak introduces digital flexo prepress system Kodak has introduced a new digital flexo plate production system which it says provides “previously unachievable near-offset print quality on a wide variety of substrates, including paper, flexibl…

  • Southworth attains

    September 17, 2007
    Southworth attains Lean certification Tom Southworth, of Southworth Consulting LLC, a Niantic, CT, USA-based productivity consulting firm, recently attained Lean Bronze Certification from the Society of Manufacturing Engineers. Specializing in Lea…

  • 3 Sigma attains

    September 17, 2007
    3 Sigma attains ISO 9001:2000 3 Sigma Corporation has successfully completed the requirements of ISO standards and received a Certificate of Registration for ISO 9001:2000. The process leading up to registration started in 2006 and ended in April 2…

  • Expansion of Ahlstrom La Gre plant completed

    September 17, 2007
    Expansion of Ahlstrom La Gère plant completed Ahlstrom, a manufacturer of high performance fiber-based materials, has announced the completion of the expansion of its production capacity of supercalendered release base papers at the La G&egra…

  • Precision AirConvey doubles HQ size

    September 17, 2007
    Precision AirConvey doubles HQ size Pneumatic conveying systems manufacturer Precision AirConvey (PAC), of Newark, DE, USA, recently expanded its company headquarters, more than doubling its space to 200,000 square feet. The new office and manufactu…

  • PIA/GATF gives education award to the Harpers

    September 17, 2007
    PIA/GATF gives education award to the Harpers Printing Industries of America/ Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) has named Ron and Katherine Harper the winners of its 2007 Education Award of Excellence for industry representatives. The awa…

  • Pazazz invests $1 million in digital printing and finishing

    September 17, 2007
    Pazazz, a printing company based in Montreal, Canada, has invested more than $1 million (Canadian) in digital printing and finishing equipment at its label converting unit, Phase 2.

  • Harper sets records with flexo tour

    September 17, 2007
    Harper GraphicSolutions, the technical service arm of global anilox supplier Harper Corporation of America, has wrapped up the most successful and well attended Harper Flexographic Solutions Tour in its history.

  • EskoArtwork installs 1,000th Cyrel imager in Germany

    September 17, 2007
    EskoArtwork, of Gent, Belgium, has announced the installation of the 1,000th Cyrel Digital Imager (CDI) at Scholler GmbH & Co in Nuremberg, Germany, a member of Matthews International GmbH.

  • Spring Coating Systems acquires Ergeca

    September 14, 2007
    Spring Coating Systems, of Jungholtz, France, has acquired all of the shares of Ergeca, a company specializing in video inspection systems for web printing applications.

  • Avery Dennison lowers earnings outlook for 2007

    September 13, 2007
    Daniel R. OBryant, executive VP and CFO of Avery Dennison, said this week that the companys sales in July and August were well below expectations, and that a continuation of the trend would result in 2007 earnings below the what the company had antici

  • SCT International acquires Sekuworks

    September 12, 2007
    Sekuworks, of Harrison, OH, USA, a narrow web printer and converter specializing in proprietary brand protection solutions, has been acquired by SCT International, a holding company focused on security printing and brand protection.