• UPM Raflatac updates Raflink Business Line

    October 19, 2006
    || UPM Raflatac updates Raflink Business Line UPM Raflatac is launching robust ordering and claim tracking self-service tools with the latest update of its eBusiness platform, the Raflink Business Line. North American customers will be able to use the…

  • Kodak podcasts focus

    October 19, 2006
    || Kodak podcasts focus on growth, profitability Print providers interested in learning how to increase services, capacity and revenue can turn to a new source of information: a series of podcasts on the value of unified workflow and details on a Koda…

  • Two converters install

    October 19, 2006
    || Two converters install HP Indigo presses Logotech Inc., of Fairfield, NJ, USA, and Profecta Labels Inc., of Bouchervillee, QC, Canada, have installed new ws4050 digital presses by HP Indigo. Logotech also installed an AB Graphics finishing machine…

  • Avery Dennison acquires RFID start-up company

    October 19, 2006
    || Avery Dennison acquires RFID start-up company Avery Dennison RFID, a division of the label materials giant that produces radio frequency identification products, has acquired RF IDentics of Grand Rapids, MI, USA, a start-up company that has develope…

  • Mhlbauer security aids Portugals passports

    October 19, 2006
    || Mühlbauer security aids Portugal’s passports The Mühlbauer Technology Group, based in Roding, Germany, a manufacturer of security products for the packaging market, has installed personalization equipment for the new electronic passp…

  • BASF to expand PSA capability at PA plant

    October 19, 2006
    || BASF to expand PSA capability at PA plant BASF has announced that it is investing $4.9 million in its acrylic emulsion manufacturing facility in Monaca, PA, USA, to increase its capability to produce coater-ready adhesives. At Labelexpo 2006 the com…

  • CTC opens demo unit

    October 19, 2006
    || CTC opens demo unit at flexo institute CTC International, of West Caldwell, NJ, USA, has formed a partnership with DiTrolio Flexographic Institute to provide a Midwest demonstration center for CTC’s line of label automation products. DiTrolio…

  • Acucote expands its

    October 19, 2006
    || Acucote expands its capabilities, distribution Acucote Inc., of Graham, NC, USA, a manufacturer of specialty self-adhesive label materials, has expanded its business in the cut-sheet marketplace. Acucote’s new sheeter installation complement…

  • Laser cutting service launched by Spartanics

    October 19, 2006
    || Laser cutting service launched by Spartanics Spartanics, of Rolling Meadows, IL, USA, has initiated its Laser Cutting Contract Manufacturing Service for converters who want tool-free cutting technology but seek an alternative to purchasing laser cut…

  • Ciba Specialty Chemicals acquires MetalFX

    October 19, 2006
    || Ciba Specialty Chemicals acquires MetalFX Ciba Specialty Chemicals, of Basel, Switzerland, has acquired a majority share in the company…

  • ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA The company has appointed Justin Green

    October 19, 2006
    || ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH, USA — The company has appointed Justin Green training and technologies specialist. He is involved with Anderson & Vreeland’s quality control initiative (recently implemented in its Bryan laboratory)…

  • AVERY DENNISON RETAIL INFORMATION SERVICES (RIS), Westlake Village, CA, USA The company has appointed Philip Calderbank

    October 19, 2006
    || AVERY DENNISON RETAIL INFORMATION SERVICES (RIS), Westlake Village, CA, USA — The company has appointed Philip Calderbank director of marketing — RFID and security. He will be responsible for Avery Dennison RIS’ worldwide strategy f…

  • DATALASE, Chesire, UK The company has appointed Robert Sayer

    October 19, 2006
    || DATALASE, Chesire, UK — The company has appointed Robert Sayer the new project leader for DataLase FOODMARK, its “on product” edible marking solution directly onto foodstuffs. He will provide technical support to both the sales team…

  • DRI-TEC MANUFACTURING GROUP, Green Bay, WI, USA Matthew Burie

    October 19, 2006
    || DRI-TEC MANUFACTURING GROUP, Green Bay, WI, USA — Matthew Burie has joined the company as a sales representative. He will be directly involved with the sales of Dri-Tec’s coating and laminating equipment, flexo presses and chambered docto…

  • GEW, Surrey, UK Marcus Greenbrook

    October 19, 2006
    || GEW, Surrey, UK — Marcus Greenbrook has been appointed to sales and service manager for Australia and South East Asia. He will support GEW’s activities outside of narrow web UV applications and move from GEW in the UK where he was technic…