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  • HP donates Indigo press to Cal Polys graphics school

    California Polytechnic Institute’s Graphic Communication Department has received a Hewlett-Packard Indigo 3050 variable data digital printing press. The equipment, valued at approximately $350,000, is capable of seven-color printing on a wide v…
    04.12.06

  • Label Industry Awards now open for voting

    Judges in the third Label Industry Global Awards have announced the list of nominees for the prestigious accolades, which recognize and celebrate excellence in the industry. The awards will be presented in front of an audience of around 500 industry…
    04.12.06

  • Omet draws US converters and suppliers to folding carton seminar

    The printing and converting equipment of Omet, the narrow web press manufacturer based in Lecco, Italy, was the focus of a day-long open house and educational program April 11 in Edison, NJ, USA, sponsored by Matik, the company’s North American…
    04.12.06

  • TimeMed acquires Rx products firms

    TimeMed acquires Rx products firms TimeMed Labeling Systems, a label converter that focuses on products for the healthcare industry, has acquired Automatic Business Products Company Inc. (ABP), a provider of business forms and labels. Included in th…
    04.07.06

  • Pamarco Technologies acquired by equity firm

    Pamarco Technologies acquired by equity firm Pamarco Technologies Inc., of Roselle, NJ, USA, a manufacturer of anilox rolls, has been sold by Bradford Investments to the private equity firm J.P. Kotts & Company. Pamarco Technologies, which has s…
    04.07.06

  • Avery highlights growth at investor meeting

    Avery highlights growth at investor meeting Avery Dennison Corporation says that it has doubled its share of sales in emerging markets over the past five years, and that revenue from Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe currently represent more th…
    04.07.06

  • PCMC to accelerate Lean Manufacturing

    PCMC to accelerate Lean Manufacturing Barry-Wehmiller, the parent of Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), which manufactures Webtron presses out of its Green Bay, WI, USA, plant, is taking steps to implement Lean Manufacturing across its organiz…
    04.07.06

  • Nilpeter USA to hold open house in Ohio

    Nilpeter USA to hold open house in Ohio Nilpeter USA, based in Cincinnati, OH, USA, will open its doors to the industry in May to introduce the new FB3300A in-line flexographic press to the North and South American converting markets. In addition t…
    04.07.06

  • Xerox, EFI donate equipment to Cal Poly

    Xerox, EFI donate equipment to Cal Poly Xerox Corporation and Electronic For Imaging, of Foster City, CA, USA, have donated equipment to California Polytechnic Institute’s Graphic Communication Department to support education in design reprodu…
    04.07.06

  • Plastic Suppliers wins

    Plastic Suppliers wins FTA environmental award Plastic Suppliers Inc., of Columbus, OH, USA, is the 2006 recipient of the Environmental Excellence Award from the Flexographic Technical Association (FTA). The award is given for the category of innov…
    04.07.06

  • Matan puts some wheels

    Matan puts some wheels on its SpringPro thermal printer Matan Digital Printers, of Rosh-Ha’ayin, Israel, is taking its SpringPro digital thermal transfer printer on a trip this year with the launch of the Spring Mobile Demo Center Road Show.…
    04.07.06

  • nterns available for work through Clemsons graphics program

    Interns available for work through Clemson’s graphics program Clemson University Graphic Communications interns prepare to once again go out into the industry. The program sends students out three times a year to coincide with the university…
    04.07.06

  • AETEK UV SYSTEMS, Romeoville, IL, USA The company has named John Emmons

    AETEK UV SYSTEMS, Romeoville, IL, USA — The company has named John Emmons as the Midwest regional sales manager representing the Aetek product line in Texas, Oklahoma, Louisiana, New Mexico, Colorado, Arkansas, Kansas, Nebraska, North Dakota, S…
    04.07.06

  • ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA The company has appointed Mark Kyle

    ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA — The company has appointed Mark Kyle technical sales representative. He will provide technical sales and service support for A&V customers throughout Michigan and areas in adjoining states.…
    04.07.06

  • COATES SCREEN, St. Charles, IL, USA Barry Marshall,

    COATES SCREEN, St. Charles, IL, USA — Barry Marshall, president of Coates Screen, has announced plans to retire. He first began working with the company in 1968. Coates Screen is a member of the Sun Chemical North American Commercial Group.…
    04.07.06

  • Corporate Express

    CORPORATE EXPRESS DOCUMENT & PRINT MANAGEMENT (CEDPM), Omaha, NE, USA — The company has named Daniel C. Brown as its new vice president of strategic accounts. He previously worked at Cenveo as regional vice president of sales and gene…
    04.07.06

  • DEGUSSA GOLDSCHMIDT CHEMICAL CORPORATION, Hopewell, VA, USA Jeffrey Birkes

    DEGUSSA GOLDSCHMIDT CHEMICAL CORPORATION, Hopewell, VA, USA — Jeffrey Birkes has been appointed as market manager for the Americas for silicone release coatings. He is responsible for managing the sales of TEGO RC silicone release coatings for…
    04.07.06

  • FLINT GROUP PRINTING PLATES, Luxembourg, Germany Thomas Linkenheil

    FLINT GROUP PRINTING PLATES, Luxembourg, Germany — Thomas Linkenheil has assumed the position of head of the key account management at Flint Group Printing Plates. He succeeds Holger Neumann, who took over the position of head of the printing p…
    04.07.06

  • GERHARDT USA, Dallastown, PA, USA The company announces two additions to its sales team. Dan Shaffer

    GERHARDT USA, Dallastown, PA, USA — The company announces two additions to its sales team. Dan Shaffer has been chosen as sales manager. Jim Breig has joined the team as regional sales manager.…
    04.07.06

  • HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA The company has made some changes to its laser operations staff. Ray Fulk

    HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA — The company has made some changes to its laser operations staff. Ray Fulk, formerly a laser technician, has been promoted to laser maintenance specialist. Shawn Rego has been promoted to sen…
    04.07.06