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  • Pennsylvania converter names XSYS top supplier

    XSYS Print Solutions’ narrow web inks division was named supplier of the year for 2004 by Yerecic Label located in New Kensington, PA, USA. XSYS was selected as the primary supplier of inks after a 12-week ink supplier qualification proce…
    10.18.05

  • Michelle Sartor joins

    Michelle Sartor joins L&NW editorial team Michelle D. Sartor has joined the staff of Label & Narrow Web magazine as associate editor. Sartor received her B.A. degree this year from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, USA, from which…
    10.18.05

  • ARCCURE TECHNOLOGIES, Lipp-stadt, Germany Peter Henning

    ARCCURE TECHNOLOGIES, Lipp-stadt, Germany — Peter Henning became vice president of sales on October 1, assuming responsibility for the worldwide sales activities of the technology company.…
    10.18.05

  • ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA The company has promoted Brian Smith

    ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA — The company has promoted Brian Smith to manager of environmental health and safety.…
    10.18.05

  • BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, Middleboro, MA, USA Joe Moi

    BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, Middleboro, MA, USA — Joe Moi has been promoted to vice president of international business development.…
    10.18.05

  • CRAIG ADHESIVES AND COATINGS, Newark, NJ, USA Th

    CRAIG ADHESIVES AND COATINGS, Newark, NJ, USA — The company has announced organizational changes by appointing technical sales experts to oversee three primary market segments. David Mistretta, vice president and director of sales, will oversee…
    10.18.05

  • HARPER ASIA PACIFIC CO. LTD., Bangkok, Thailand Pornpitak Potivejku

    HARPER ASIA PACIFIC CO. LTD., Bangkok, Thailand — Pornpitak Potivejkul has accepted the position of technical manager of the company’s recently formed Harper Scientific division.…
    10.18.05

  • KLOCKNER PENTAPLAST GROUP, Gordonsville, VA, USA The companys board of directors has promoted Tom Goeke

    KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST GROUP, Gordonsville, VA, USA — The company’s board of directors has promoted Tom Goeke from chief operating officer to chief executive officer of the Klöckner Pentaplast Group. Michael Tubridy has been promot…
    10.18.05

  • MAX DAETWYLER CORPORATION, Huntersville, NC, USA Phil Ford

    MAX DAETWYLER CORPORATION, Huntersville, NC, USA — Phil Ford has joined the company’s sales team as regional sales manager.…
    10.18.05

  • SEKISUI TA INDUSTRIES (STA), Brea, CA, USA Karen Frascella

    SEKISUI TA INDUSTRIES (STA), Brea, CA, USA — Karen Frascella has joined the company’s overlamination division as regional sales manager of the northeastern USA and Canada.…
    10.18.05

  • STORK PRINTS B.V., Boxmeer, Netherlands and Kufstein, Austria Stork Prints

    STORK PRINTS B.V., Boxmeer, Netherlands and Kufstein, Austria — Stork Prints Austria has expanded its research and development team by appointing Oscar Brouwer as production manager of flexo print forms.…
    10.18.05

  • AWT, Web Label merge companies

    AWT, Web Label merge companies Advanced Web Technologies (AWT) and Web Label combined their respective businesses effective September 7. AWT and Web Label are both narrow web flexographic printers based in Minneapolis, MN, USA. The combined company…
    10.18.05

  • Weber Marking Systems to consolidate TLE

    Weber Marking Systems to consolidate TLE Weber Marking Systems has announced that its subsidiary company, Tape & Label Engineering (TLE), St. Petersburg, FL, USA, was consolidated as a Weber label manufacturing facility effective October 1. A p…
    10.18.05

  • Ampersand Label acquired by WS Group

    Ampersand Label acquired by WS Group WS Packaging Group, the Wisconsin, USA based printing and converting conglomerate, has purchased the assets of Ampersand Label Inc., of Garden Grove, CA, USA. Founded in 1979 by Lowell Matthews and John Fontana,…
    10.18.05

  • Discount Labels named top Proforma supplier

    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…
    10.18.05

  • Boise to invest

    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…
    09.12.05

  • Ex-Creo duo forms

    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,…
    09.12.05

  • Chemsultants, PSTC form tape testing group

    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…
    09.12.05

  • Golfers raise $14,775 for scholarship fund

    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…
    09.12.05

  • Six suppliers form Brand Protection

    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…
    09.12.05