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July 18, 2005
Converter directory updated for 2002 The 2002 Directory of North American Converters has been updated by PaperLoop Publications, the producers of CMM International. The publication includes geographical listings of converters of paper, film,…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
IST Metz expands its UK operations IST Metz, the parent company of IST America, has expanded its UK operation with the opening of a 400 square meter plant in Skipton, North Yorkshire. The company manufactures UV drying and curing systems. The…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
PacSys to distribute Arpeco carton machines Packaging Systems Solutions (Pac- Sys), of Mystic, CT, has been named exclusive US sales representative for the Arpeco Cartonmaster System for narrow web folding carton printing and converting applic…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
Aetek UV is acquired by American Ultraviolet American Ultraviolet Company (AUV), of Lebanon, IN, has acquired Aetek UV Systems, of Romeoville, IL, from Fusion UV Systems. This past spring, AUV merged with UV Source. AUV specializes in products…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
High definition flexo is topic at conference The High Definition Flexo Consortium (HDFC), a trade association which promotes flexography to print buyers and designers, will hold a free education seminar at Northeastern Wisconsin Technical Coll…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
Slight growth predicted for graphics industry Printing Industries of America (PIA) forecasts economic growth of below 2 percent for sales in the US graphic arts industry for the rest of 2001. In 2002, it predicts that the US economy will grow…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
Webtron presses, those ubiquitous work horses of the narrow web industry, are making a return. Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC), of Green Bay, WI, acquired the Webtron and Zigzag brands earlier this year and are now manufacturing and marke…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
Over the past year, some narrow web converters have been concerned about getting service for their old reliable Webtron presses. The former owner, Didde Corporation, was suffering financially and looking for a buyer for the brand; PCMC, which acq…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
Service operation Besides the manufacture and marketing of new machines, Webtron’s new parent has a sizeable task in servicing the thousands of presses now in operation. “We are moving as rapidly as we can to put reliability into our…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
Akzo Nobel Inks holds technical seminar Akzo Nobel Inks will conduct a seminar on “New Technologies for Narrow Web Printers” at its Center for Technical Excellence in Plymouth, MN, on Oct. 23-24. The seminar will give an overview o…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
Dunmore achieves ISO 9002 status Dunmore Corporation, Bristol, PA, has been approved for ISO 9002 certification by TÜV Management Service. The certification recognizes the integrity of Dunmore’s manufacturing processes, and allows c…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
BASF opens technical center in Charlotte BASF’s Printing Systems business unit, a leader in photopolymer plates and inks for the packaging industry, has opened a technical center in Charlotte, NC, to serve the North American market. &ld…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
Unilux adds reps in Asia, Australia, S. America Unilux, a manufacturer of stroboscopic surface inspection systems for the printing and converting industries, has added four sales representatives to cover Australia, China, Costa Rica, El Salvad…  Read More »
July 18, 2005
UV Research spins off TEC Lighting division UV Research, of Brea, CA, has spun off its TEC Lighting division, which manufactures short arc mercury vapor lamps. UV research manufactures Spectracure UV curing systems for narrow web flexographic…  Read More »
July 8, 2005
The Flexographic Trade School (FTS), located in Fort Mill, SC, USA, is becoming a major training facility for prepress technicians as well as for press operators. The technological expansion coincides with the acquisition of a 50 percent share of the…  Read More »

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