• UCB arm produces adhesives in Thailand

    July 20, 2005
    UCB arm produces adhesives in Thailand Surface Specialties UCB will begin producing acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives in Thailand later this year. The Brussels-based business has acquired the Rayong Emulsion plant previously operated by Clariant…

  • Gravure group plans

    July 20, 2005
    Gravure group plans pavilion at CMM 2005 CMM International and the Packaging and Label Gravure Association (PLGA) have announced the launch of a new pavilion and Solutions Theater at CMM 2005 that will focus on gravure printing. Named “Gra…

  • Gravure group plans

    July 20, 2005
    Gravure group plans pavilion at CMM 2005 CMM International and the Packaging and Label Gravure Association (PLGA) have announced the launch of a new pavilion and Solutions Theater at CMM 2005 that will focus on gravure printing. Named “Gravu…

  • Flexo press returns

    July 20, 2005
    Flexo press returns to NC high school South Mecklenburg High School, in Charlotte, NC, reports the return of its Mark Andy 830 flexographic press. The press was removed from the school in June 2002 in anticipation of a start up program for graphic…

  • Esko-Graphics upgrades Dunwoody workflow

    July 20, 2005
    Esko-Graphics upgrades Dunwoody workflow Minneapolis based Dunwoody College of Technology recently received an addition and upgrade to last year’s installation of PackEdge and FlexRip, both from Esko-Graphics. The prepress equipment supplier…

  • Matan opens branch

    July 20, 2005
    Matan opens branch in upstate New York Matan Digital Printers has established a wholly owned subsidiary, Matan USA Inc., in Buffalo, NY. Matan’s headquarters is in Rosh Haayin, Israel. According to Hanan Yosefi, Matan’s President, the…

  • Wisdom Adhesives expands office, plant

    July 20, 2005
    Wisdom Adhesives expands office, plant Wisdom Adhesives plans to construct a new 32,000 square foot manufacturing plant in Elgin, IL. The company will relocate its corporate office from Franklin Park, IL, to the new address, but will continue to man…

  • Packaging experts form

    July 20, 2005
    Packaging experts form The Garron Group The Garron Group Inc., a new consulting firm in the packaging business, has been formed by the merger of R&R Consulting and the consulting arm of Gates Packaging Inc. Ron Ryback is president, and Gary Gat…

  • Pilot test facility

    July 20, 2005
    Pilot test facility opened by Goldschmidt Beginning in the autumn of 2004, Degussa’s Goldschmidt RC Silicones group will open an additional pilot plant in Essen, Germany. The company plans to demonstrate and test various curing and drying te…

  • Premier Sales

    July 20, 2005
    Premier Sales launches web site Premier Sales Ltd., Wakefield, RI, has launched its web site. The address is www.premiersalesri.com. The company is a supplier to the flexographic industry, specializing in digital technology for the prepress, plate…

  • Plastic Suppliers earns ISO 9001:2000 status

    July 20, 2005
    Plastic Suppliers earns ISO 9001:2000 status Columbus, OH – April 7, 2004 - Plastic Suppliers, of Columbus, OH, has merited ISO 9001:2000 quality certification of its Polyflex blown film manufacturing facility for the production of biaxially o…

  • TLMI publishes study

    July 20, 2005
    TLMI publishes study of 2004 label market The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) announces the recent publication of the association’s North American Label Study (NALS ’04). The market communications and research firm LPC I…

  • Nilpeter open house

    July 20, 2005
    Nilpeter open house focuses on digital Nilpeter A/S recently held an open house at its Denmark headquarters to showcase the Nilpeter Converter, a converting and finishing unit created for use with digital label presses. Visitors attended from all S…

  • GEW expands facility

    July 20, 2005
    GEW expands facility in North America UK-based GEW (EC) Ltd. has invested in a substantial increase of its North American operation, GEW Inc. Located in Cleveland, the company’s US operation serves North and South America. “We recently…

  • World label shipments to grow, says study

    July 20, 2005
    World label shipments to grow, says study World label shipments are forecast to advance at an annual pace of almost 7 percent off a weak 2001-2002 base and surpass 36 billion square meters in 2007. In value terms, output will grow over 9 percent ann…

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