• AVT opens office

    July 20, 2005
    AVT opens office for rep in Shanghai Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) of Hod-Hasharon, Israel, has opened a representative office in Shanghai, China. The company has named William Bai its general manager. The opening of the office allows AVT to se…

  • Ace Label adds space

    July 20, 2005
    Ace Label adds space and new equipment Ace Label Systems, of Golden Valley, MN, USA, is undergoing a major plant facelift. The expansion project adds more than 6,700 square feet of production and storage space. Moreover, the company has added new…

  • Stork Cellramic to sell Alphasonics equipment

    July 20, 2005
    Stork Cellramic to sell Alphasonics equipment Anilox roll manufacturer Stork Cellramic, a division of Stork Materials Technology based in Milwaukee, WI, USA, has reached an agreement to market and sell Alphasonics anilox cleaning equipment in North…

  • Sun Chemical signs

    July 20, 2005
    Sun Chemical signs as MetalFX provider Sun Chemical has signed up as an official MetalFX ink maker, meaning that inks for the MetalFX process metallic color system are available from the world’s biggest ink company. According to John Adkin,…

  • Flexo plate group

    July 20, 2005
    Flexo plate group elects new board The Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Association (FPPA) announces the election of a new president and board of directors for 2005. Chris Horton, Southern Graphic Systems, now leads FPPA as president. Horton&rsq…

  • Ontario flexo school wins Phoenix

    July 20, 2005
    Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School, of Mississauga, ON, Canada, is the winner of the Eighth Annual International Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition, held at the Harper Campus of Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. Led…

  • Daco finishing equipment introduced in N. America

    July 20, 2005
    Daco finishing equipment introduced in N. America Daco Solutions Ltd., a manufacturer of finishing equipment for the label and converting industries based in Beverly, England, has launched its product line in North America. The company, founded by…

  • Mark Andy expands presence in China

    July 20, 2005
    Mark Andy expands presence in China Narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy recently opened an advanced technical educational and demonstration facility in Shanghai, in conjunction with United Printing Equipment Ltd. The facility houses a Mark Andy…

  • Harper sets agenda

    July 20, 2005
    Harper sets agenda for its road shows The 2005 Harper Flexo Road Shows, a series of free flexographic training seminars held around the USA and Mexico, will take place in May and June. The seminars, sponsored by anilox roll manufacturer Harper Cor…

  • China firm taps Farkas

    July 20, 2005
    China firm taps Farkas for narrow web post The Board of Hong Kong based Wutung Holding has announced plans to establish a technical center for printing in South China and has appointed Jules Farkas chairman of the advisory board. “There is a…

  • Re-register class

    July 20, 2005
    Re-register class to be held at FTS A Re-register Training Seminar will be presented July 28 at the Flexographic Trade School, Fort Mill, SC, USA. The presentation will be made by Rotary Technologies, which manufactures re-registration equipment.…

  • Comco seminar to focus on folding carton

    July 20, 2005
    Comco seminar to focus on folding carton The Comco Division of Mark Andy announces the Flexo Focus Seminar for Folding Cartons on June 15 at the Comco Advanced Training & Technology Center in Milford, OH, USA. The event is part of the company&rs…

  • Vacumet acquires Proma Technologies

    July 20, 2005
    Vacumet acquires Proma Technologies Vacumet Corp., headquartered in Wayne, NJ, USA, has acquired the assets of Proma Technologies, of Franklin, MA, USA. The Franklin facility becomes part of Vacumet’s Metallized Paper Division. Vacumet is a l…

  • Nipson signs Pitman

    July 20, 2005
    Nipson signs Pitman for printer distribution Elk Grove Village, IL) - April 4, 2005 - Nipson America, of Elk Grove Village, IL, has contracted with Pitman Co. of Totowa, NJ, for distribution of its digital black printers. “We see tremen…

  • CMM 2005 showcases

    July 20, 2005
    CMM 2005 showcases converting machinery For four days in April, manufacturers of converting equipment and supplies exhibited their latest products at CMM International. The event was held at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Though a signific…

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