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  • CMM 2005 showcases

    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…
    07.20.05

  • Drukkerij Vrijdag celebrates 100 years

    Drukkerij Vrijdag, a converter of prime labels based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, is 100 years old. The company celebrated its centary on April 9 with a big party for past and present employees. The occasion drew notice from high places. Queen Beatrix…
    07.20.05

  • A&V expands with Akron Graphic

    A&V expands with Akron Graphic Supply acquisition Anderson & Vreeland (A&V) of Fairfield, NJ, USA, has announced the acquisition of Akron Graphic Supply, a distributor of flexographic printing materials serving the western US. “A…
    07.20.05

  • Raflatac expands with new US terminal

    Raflatac expands with new US terminal Raflatac, a leading supplier of paper based and film pressure sensitive label stocks, has opened a new slitting and distribution center in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The terminal, which began operations in Janua…
    07.20.05

  • Flexo Trade School doubles its capacity

    Flexo Trade School doubles its capacity The Flexographic Trade School (FTS), a private training center for narrow web press operators, has relocated from Charlotte, NC, to Fort Mill, SC, USA. The new plant more than doubles the size of the school t…
    07.20.05

  • Challenge becomes Imagine! Print Solutions

    Challenge becomes Imagine! Print Solutions Challenge Printing Inc. recently moved into a new 425,000 square foot facility in Shakopee, MN, USA. Now the company has changed its name to Imagine! Print Solutions. Owner Bob Lothenbach states, “We…
    07.20.05

  • Plastic Suppliers wins award from OSHA

    Plastic Suppliers wins award from OSHA Plastic Suppliers Inc., a manufacturer, converter, and distributor of oriented plastic films, has been recognized at its Dallas, TX, USA, location for its dedication and documentation of its safety and health p…
    07.20.05

  • Tapp recapitalization brings new majority

    Tapp Technologies Inc., a label converter based in Langley, BC, Canada, announced a major recapitalization in late February. Under the terms of the recapitalization, a group of investors led by Pender West Capital Partners Inc., a private equity firm…
    07.20.05

  • Creo expands coverage of US flexo market

    Creo expands coverage of US flexo market Creo Inc., a global company with key strengths in imaging, software, and digital printing plate technology located in Vancouver, BC, Canada, has announced a new strategy to expand the distribution of Creo sol…
    07.20.05

  • Fusion UV expands

    Fusion UV expands in US and Asia markets Fusion UV Systems, a supplier of ultraviolet curing systems based in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, has expanded its North American sales force with the addition of two regional sales managers. The company also will…
    07.20.05

  • ANI acquires Macro

    ANI Printing Inks, headquartered in Germany, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Macro Australia Pty Limited, a leading independent supplier in the Australian and New Zealand market for UV flexo inks, adhesives and varnishes for narrow w…
    07.20.05

  • Stanford expands

    Stanford expands in Latin America Continuing its focus on the Latin American marketplace, Stanford Products LLC has established new sales agencies in Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina and Uruguay, Peru and Brazil. Stanford, based in Salem, IL, USA, ma…
    07.20.05

  • SATO and Oracle offer RFID solutions

    SATO and Oracle offer RFID solutions SATO, a manufacturer of bar code printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID products, has allied with Oracle, the enterprise software company, to offer RFID consulting, services, hardware, and enterprise software. The Or…
    07.20.05

  • Brushfoil names agent

    Brushfoil names agent for European markets Brushfoil LLC, of Guilford, CT, USA, a manufacturer of brushed films and papers that enhance the appearance of consumer products, has appointed a sales and marketing agent for Europe. Simon J. Holden, of…
    07.20.05

  • NELMA Expo is set

    NELMA Expo is set for May 12 in NJ The North East Label Manufactur-ers Association (NELMA) will hold Label Manufacturers Expo IV, its fourth annual trade show and networking conference on May 12 at the Bridgewater Marriott in Bridgewater, NJ, USA.…
    07.20.05

  • anus Technologies represents Drent in UK

    anus Technologies represents Drent in UK Janus Technologies Ltd. has been named to represent Drent Goebel in the UK and Ireland. Janus, based in Manchester, England, will handle sales of Drent’s presses initially. Sales of spare parts and the…
    07.20.05

  • RadTech Europe sets

    RadTech Europe sets conference date RadTech Europe (RTE), the European Association for UV/EB technology, has elected Philippe Goethals of Surface Specialties UCB, Belgium. The organization has set the dates of October 18-20 for its main biennial e…
    07.20.05

  • Genuario to manage

    Leah Genuario, who has served as associate editor for Label & Narrow Web magazine since July 2002, has been promoted to managing editor of Cosmetic Packaging & Design (CP&D), also published by Rodman Publications, L&NW&rsq…
    07.20.05

  • ADHESIVES RESEARCH, Glen Rock, PA, USA Greg Andrews

    ADHESIVES RESEARCH, Glen Rock, PA, USA — Greg Andrews has been promoted to market manager for the splicing business unit’s web processing group. Robert Tsai has been named technical director for the company’s R&D Technical…
    07.20.05

  • BRADEN SUTPHIN INK, Cleveland, OH, USA Bob Nowak

    BRADEN SUTPHIN INK, Cleveland, OH, USA — Bob Nowak has been announced general manager of its Milwaukee, MN manufacturing facility.…
    07.20.05