• Discount Labels named top Proforma supplier

    October 18, 2005
    Discount Labels named top Proforma supplier Discount Labels, of New Albany, IN, USA, has received the Supplier of the Year Award from Proforma for the fourth consecutive year. The award was presented during Proforma’s 2005 Convention in Orland…

  • Boise to invest

    September 12, 2005
    Boise to invest $60 million in PS production Boise Paper, of Boise, ID, USA, has announced that it will invest $60 million to increase its capacity to manufacture pressure sensitive papers for the label market. Boise says that its investment will…

  • Ex-Creo duo forms

    September 12, 2005
    Ex-Creo duo forms graphics consultancy Larry Letteney, past president of Creo Americas, and Ken Hanulec, former vice president of marketing, have founded BlueOcean Advisory Group Inc., of Wellesley, MA, USA. The firm’s aim, say the partners,…

  • Chemsultants, PSTC form tape testing group

    September 12, 2005
    Chemsultants, PSTC form tape testing group Chemsultants, of Mentor, OH, USA, has announced a collaboration with the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) to provide the industry with a variety of additional educational opportunities in the area of…

  • Golfers raise $14,775 for scholarship fund

    September 12, 2005
    Golfers raise $14,775 for scholarship fund The TLMI Scholarship Golf Challenge, held at Lake Barrington Shores Golf Club in Illinois, USA, raised $14,775 this year. The event, sponsored by Labelexpo, has raised $71,385 in the past six years. A tota…

  • Six suppliers form Brand Protection

    September 12, 2005
    Six North American companies that serve the package converting and printing industry have formed a group called the Brand Protection Alliance Inc. (BPA). The group’s purpose is to serve as a resource for brand owners “in the design, devel…

  • Esko & Latran form distribution agreement

    September 12, 2005
    Esko & Latran form distribution agreement Latran Technologies, a manufacturer of digital halftone proofing equipment, and Esko-Graphics, a leader in integrated packaging pre-production systems, have entered into a distribution agreement for the…

  • Wikoff Color acquires Frontier Printing Inks

    September 12, 2005
    Wikoff Color acquires Frontier Printing Inks Wikoff Color Corporation, Fort Mill, SC, USA, has purchased the assets of Frontier Printing Inks, a Canadian manufacturer of printing inks for the flexible packaging, label, fine paper and paperboard mark…

  • Western Flexo Label Association is

    September 12, 2005
    A new special industry group, the Western Flexo and Label Association (WFLA), focusing on the needs of the label converter and flexographic printer has been formed. At an October meeting, the WFLA, formerly the Northern California Label Manufacturer'…

  • Tailored Solutions gives software to college

    September 12, 2005
    Tailored Solutions gives software to college Tailored Solutions, the producer of Label Traxx print business management software for narrow web flexo converters, has donated a copy of its software package to the Waukesha County Technical College, loc…

  • AVT registers gains

    September 12, 2005
    AVT registers gains in first half of 2005 Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. (AVT) has announced records in revenues, margins and profitability for the second quarter and the first six months of 2005. The company, based in Hod-Hasharon, Israel, is li…

  • Flexo Trade School holds grand opening

    September 12, 2005
    Flexo Trade School holds grand opening To celebrate its relocation to a new 12,000 square foot location in Fort Mill, SC, USA, the Flexographic Trade School (FTS) will hold a grand opening on October 11. Fort Mill is located just outside Charlotte,…

  • New quality program

    September 12, 2005
    New quality program is unveiled by GiDue Buoyed by rapid growth in the narrow web label and packaging sector, GiDue has restructured its manufacturing operation and created the Athena Quality Programme, named after the Greek goddess of wisdom. GiDu…

  • Water Ink Technologies receives Milestone award

    September 12, 2005
    Water Ink Technologies, an ink manufacturer headquartered in Lincolnton, NC, USA, has been presented by the Lincoln Economic Development Association with its Milestone Award. The award, presented by the county, recognizes the company’s 20-year…

  • UPM to sell Loparex

    September 12, 2005
    UPM to sell Loparex to international bank UPM has announced its intention to sell the Loparex Group, a member of UPM’s Converting Division, to an investment company belonging to ABN AMRO Capital Group. The transaction is expected to be concl…

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