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  • Gerhardt announces alliance with DMS

    Gerhardt International, a manufacturer of rotary dies, has teamed up with DMS to provide a range of tooling products, technical support and customer service.
    10.16.07

  • BST Pro Mark donates web inspection system to DFI

    BST Pro Mark, of Elmhurst, IL, USA, has donated a new Powerscope 3000 video web inspection system to the Ditrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI), Broadview, IL, which has been installed on its 13" six-color Profiteer press.
    10.16.07

  • Harpers receive honorary degrees from ASU

    Ronald and Katherine Harper, co-founders of Harper Corporation in Charlotte, NC, USA, have each received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Appalachian State University (ASU), in Boone, NC, for their contributions to society, success in busi
    10.16.07

  • New water based PSA described as groundbreaking

    Rohm and Haas, of Philadelphia, PA, USA, has announced the development of a new water based acrylic adhesive, Robond Prohesion, designed for pressure sensitive tapes and other demanding applications traditionally served by solvent based adhesives.
    10.16.07

  • Interfilm acquires Brushfoil

    Interfilm Holdings Inc., a distributor of industrial films based in Easley, SC, USA, has acquired the business and assets of Brushfoil LLC, based in Guilford, CT, USA.
    10.15.07

  • Pazazz invests

    Pazazz invests $1 million in digital 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. The acquisition is aimed at…
    10.15.07

  • Spring Coating Systems acquires Ergeca

    Spring Coating Systems acquires Ergeca 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. Ergeca is based in Antony, France. Spri…
    10.15.07

  • Mark Andy expands Europe management

    Mark Andy expands Europe management Mark Andy has promoted Dieter Huck to chairman of Mark Andy Europe, and has appointed Remy Höhener as European managing director at the Basel, Switzerland office. “Fueled by strong growth rates and the…
    10.15.07

  • Harper sets records

    Harper sets records with 2007 flexo tour 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 the comp…
    10.15.07

  • Avery Dennison lowers 2007 earnings outlook

    Avery Dennison lowers 2007 earnings outlook Daniel R. O’Bryant, executive VP and CFO of Avery Dennison, announced in mid-September that the company’s sales in July and August were “well below expectations”, and that a continu…
    10.15.07

  • EskoArtwork installs 1,000th Cyrel imager

    EskoArtwork installs 1,000th Cyrel imager 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. Since its in…
    10.15.07

  • English translation of

    English translation of UV guide now available The Practical Guide to UV Technology is now available in English. The document is the product of the work of 49 enterprises involved in the supply industry, the printing industry, research, education,…
    10.15.07

  • Flint Group raises

    Flint Group raises printing ink prices As a consequence of continuously rising raw material prices, Flint Group says that it has raised prices for printing inks in all market segments in North America and Europe. Increases in Europe take effect im…
    10.15.07

  • Apex invests in expanded production

    Apex invests in expanded production The Apex Group of companies, based in Hapert, the Netherlands, has embarked on an investment program of more than €7 million to expand its main plant. The company, which manufactures anilox and metering rolls…
    10.15.07

  • Webex finalizes its

    Webex finalizes its new ownership Wynnchurch Capital, a private equity firm based in Chicago, has acquired a majority interest in Webex Inc., a provider of precision rolls for the web handling and converting industries based in Neenah, WI, USA. W…
    10.15.07

  • Gallus, BHS present folding carton seminar

    Gallus, BHS present folding carton seminar Gallus and BHS are inviting folding carton manufacturers and paperboard converters from both North and South America to attend a technology seminar at Cadmus’ production facility in Charlotte, NC, USA…
    10.15.07

  • Two Boise plants receive FSC certification

    Two Boise plants receive FSC certification Boise Cascade LLC, of Boise, ID, USA, announced today that Boise in International Falls, MN, and Jackson, AL, have earned Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) Chain-of-Custody Certification from the Rainforest…
    10.15.07

  • CC1 INC., Portsmouth, NH, USA The company has added a new service office located in Phoenix, AZ, USA, and appointed Rick Brassard

    CC1 INC., Portsmouth, NH, USA — The company has added a new service office located in Phoenix, AZ, USA, and appointed Rick Brassard as field service engineer for that office. He joins CC1 after a successful career with the US. Army, managing a…
    10.15.07

  • DATALASE, Chesire, UK Mark Muir

    DATALASE, Chesire, UK — Mark Muir has been appointed business development manager for the UK. He joins DataLase to further develop the company’s growth and to achieve increased sales across the UK. He will work closely with the developmen…
    10.15.07

  • DEGRAVA SYSTEMS, Roswell, GA, USA The company has expanded its sales and technical support staff to better service its growing user base. Robert Bedoar

    DEGRAVA SYSTEMS, Roswell, GA, USA — The company has expanded its sales and technical support staff to better service its growing user base. Robert Bedoar has accepted the position of Northwest Region sales manager. He joins Degrava Systems with…
    10.15.07