• ProLabel advances its workflow, proofing and CTP systems

    November 28, 2006
    || ProLabel, of Cumming, GA, USA, took a major step recently and acquired new prepress and workflow systems, all from Kodak. The systems include the Matchprint inkjet proofer, the Thermoflex narrow platesetter and the Printergy Powerpack workflow system…

  • acpo is recertified for ISO 9001:2000

    November 28, 2006
    || acpo ltd., of Oak Harbor, OH, USA, has received a certificate of registration for complying with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 quality management systems. This registration covers the quality management system for the manufacturing of self-wound…

  • MPS celebrates a decade of manufacturing

    November 28, 2006
    || Multi Print Systems, also known as MPS, celebrated its 10th anniversary in November. The manufacturer of narrow web servo driven presses is headquartered in Didam, the Netherlands. Company officials report that in its first decade MPS manufactured…

  • Mhlbauer systems active in Slovenian passports

    November 28, 2006
    || The Mühlbauer technology group, based in Roding, Germany, has joined with the government of Slovenia to personalize the nation’s passports. Mühlbauer is a partner of Cetis, a Slovenian producer of security printing products.  …

  • Domino acquires Danish thermal transfer company

    November 28, 2006
    || Domino Printing Sciences has acquired Easyprint A/S from Easyprint Holding ApS and Vald.Nielsen & Son Export A/S. Based in Karlslunde, Denmark, Easyprint specializes in the design, manufacture and distribution of innovative thermal transfer overc…

  • Metro Label acquires Gordon Graphics, Aluglass

    November 20, 2006
    || Metro Label Group, headquartered in Toronto, ON, Canada, has acquired two label printing companies: Aluglass, also of Toronto, and Gordon Graphics, of Novato, CA, USA. Aluglass, formerly a public company with a plant in Canada and one in the US, w…

  • Chemsultants reorganizes, names Avalon COO

    November 20, 2006
    || Chemsultants International, of Mentor, OH, USA, has organized its staff to address the needs of its growing business, according to Richard P. Muny, founder and CEO. Muny announced the promotion of Gary A. Avalon to the position of chief operating…

  • Masterpiece Graphix receives HP treatment status

    November 20, 2006
    || Masterpiece Graphix, located in Fenton, MO, USA, has announced that it has been approved as North America’s first HP Authorized Media Treatment Center. The company offers specialized coating services. “What makes Masterpiece Graphix di…

  • Variable data study now available

    November 20, 2006
    || The Industry Measure (formerly TrendWatch Graphic Arts) has released a study on variable data print (VDP)/variable imaging (VI) pricing practices. The Industry Measure mini-report, “Pricing for Variable Data Print: Baseline Data on What the Ind…

  • US Government ends investigation into labelstocks

    November 14, 2006
    || Avery Dennison Corporation, Pasadena, CA, USA, announced that it has been notified by the US Department of Justice (DOJ) that the DOJ has decided to close its investigation into competitive practices in the labelstock industry without further action.…

  • HP Indigo users to meet in Florida in February

    November 14, 2006
    || HP Indigo users to meet in Florida in February Celebrating its first anniversary and the successes of its inaugural year, the Digital Solutions Cooperative (Dscoop) announces the dates for its second annual conference which will take place February…

  • Gallus acquires folding carton equipment firm

    November 14, 2006
    || Gallus acquires folding carton equipment firm The Gallus Group, of St. Gallen, Switzerland, a manufacturer of narrow web presses, has taken a step to strengthen its involvement in the market for folding carton converting equipment by seeking to acqu…

  • Mark Andy celebrates

    November 14, 2006
    || Mark Andy celebrates its 60th birthday Mark Andy, celebrating its 60th anniversary as a manufacturer of printing and converting equipment for the narrow web industry, held a big birthday party early this month at its headquarters in Chesterfield, M…

  • KPG to represent GIDUE in the USA and the UK

    November 14, 2006
    || KPG to represent GIDUE in the USA and the UK GIDUE S.p.a., a manufacturer of label and packaging presses headquartered in Turate, Italy, has appointed KPG Corporation and KPG Europe as its agents for the USA and UK, respectively. KPG is based in the…

  • LabelTraxx and MACtac are now connected

    November 14, 2006
    || LabelTraxx and MACtac are now connected Tailored Solutions’ Label Traxx, a print business management software for narrow web flexo printers based in Milwaukee, WI, USA, now connects with MACtac, a supplier of pressure sensitive adhesive papers…

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