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  • ANDERSON & VREELAND INC., Bryan, OH, USA Joe Tuccitto

    ANDERSON & VREELAND INC., Bryan, OH, USA — Joe Tuccitto has been appointed as manager of training and technologies for the company. He previously worked at Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, MN, USA, where he created…
    01.16.06

  • AVERY DENNISON CORP., Pasadena, CA, USA The company announced that its board of directors has elected Kent Kresa

    AVERY DENNISON CORP., Pasadena, CA, USA — The company announced that its board of directors has elected Kent Kresa as non-executive chairman. He takes over for Philip M. Neal who has retired from his position of chairman and former chief execut…
    01.16.06

  • MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Oklahoma City, OK, USA Mike Flannigan

    MAXCESS INTERNATIONAL, Oklahoma City, OK, USA — Mike Flannigan has been promoted to sales manager for corporate user accounts at Maxcess International as part of the company’s effort to better serve its larger corporate customers.…
    01.16.06

  • NILPETER USA, Cincinnati, OH, USA The company has announced the addition of Kim Tanis

    NILPETER USA, Cincinnati, OH, USA — The company has announced the addition of Kim Tanis as southeast regional sales manager. He is a 30-year veteran of the converting industry, spending his first 10 years as a service technician and more than 2…
    01.16.06

  • PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE COMPANY (PCMC), Green Bay, WI, USA The company has announced that Frederick W. Baer

    PAPER CONVERTING MACHINE COMPANY (PCMC), Green Bay, WI, USA — The company has announced that Frederick W. Baer has assumed the new role of executive vice president of corporate development following the change in ownership to Barry-Wehmiller Co…
    01.16.06

  • SATO AMERICA INC., Charlotte, NC, USA The company has appointed Terry Bresin

    SATO AMERICA INC., Charlotte, NC, USA — The company has appointed Terry Bresin as the new western regional sales manager. He will be responsible for the continued development and growth of channel business within the western territory. He will…
    01.16.06

  • WS Packaging buys division from Renaissance Mark

    The narrow web division of Renaissance Mark has been purchased by WS Packaging Group, based in Algoma, WI, USA. Facilities acquired are in Fullerton, CA; Skokie, IL; and Scranton, PA, all in the United States; and in Monterrey, Mexico. The former…
    01.10.06

  • RDP Marathon Renamed Drent Goebel North America

    RDP Marathon, the Canadian press manufacturer acquired by Drent Goebel in 2005, has officially changed its name to Drent Goebel North America Inc. The company is located in Montreal. “Since the acquisition, the integration process of both co…
    01.10.06

  • Chemsultants growth recognized for 13th straight year

    For the 13th consecutive year, Chemsultants International, of Mentor, OH, USA, has earned recognition as one of Ohio’s fastest growing companies. The company received the honor, known as the “Lake-Geauga Fast Track 50,” from the La…
    01.10.06

  • Flint Group is new name for Flint Ink and XSYS Print Solutions

    “Flint Group” has been selected to be the new name for the holding company created by the merger in late 2005 of Europe based XSYS Print Solutions and American-owned Flint Ink Corporation. “Flint Group is a strong new leader in a…
    01.10.06

  • Avery Dennison to reduce workforce, divest holdings

    Company-wide cost reductions announced at the end of October by Avery Dennison Corporation were modified this month by the company’s board of directors. The company plans to reduce the number of positions by approximately 700 to 900 around the…
    12.13.05

  • Siegwerk Group International announces new organization

    Less than 100 days after closing of the acquisition of SICPA’s packaging ink division, Siegwerk Group International announced the organizational structure for the EMEA (Europe, Middle East, Africa) operations in sales, technical service and str…
    12.13.05

  • Mark Andy lays off 21 in US plants

    Mark Andy, a manufacturer of presses for the narrow web industry, laid off 21 of its US employees in mid-November, both at the Chesterfield, MO, headquarters and at the Comco plant in Milford, OH. Company President Paul Brauss said the reduction in w…
    11.29.05

  • MACtac to raise prices 5-6 percent

    Morgan Adhesives Company (MACtac), of Stow, OH, USA, has announced a general price increase ranging from 5 to 6 percent on shipments of its label materials, effective January 6. The announcement was made in a November 21 letter to customers from Tom…
    11.29.05

  • Multi-Color again named to Forbes Best Small Companies list

    Forbes Magazine has recognized Multi-Color Corporation (NASDAQ:LABL) as one of the United States’ best small companies. In its October 31 issue, Forbes ranked Multi-Color 41st in its listing of the “200 Best Small Companies in America.&rd…
    11.29.05

  • AVT records 15th consecutive growth quarter

    Advanced Vision Technology Ltd. (AVT, Prime Standard of the Frankfurt Stock Exchange, ISIN: IL001837248), a provider of automatic optical inspection and quality assurance systems for the printing and packaging industry, has announced rises in profits…
    11.29.05

  • Electron beam

    Jetrion, a supplier of inkjet printers and inks based in Ann Arbor, MI, USA, has formed a partnership with Advanced Electron Beams Inc. (AEB), of Wilmington, MA, USA, to introduce an electron beam (EB or e-beam) curing unit specifically for the narro…
    11.28.05

  • XSYS Print Solutions hosts UV flexo seminar

    XSYS Print Solutions hosts UV flexo seminar XSYS Print Solutions played host to a comprehensive seminar addressing the growing market of UV Flexo for shrink applications. This one-day seminar, Market Expansion Through Shrink Conversion, held in Plym…
    11.28.05

  • Multi-Color pushes shrink market

    Miller Brewing Company has brought its “Taste Referees” advertising campaign to limited-edition bottles of Miller Lite using full body shrink sleeve labels produced by Multi-Color Corporation, Cincinnati, OH, USA. The bottles’ shrin…
    11.28.05

  • Nilpeter, Gallus, MPS & Skanem named industry

    More than 750 converters, suppliers and other industry professionals came together in September in Brussels to honor the winners of the 2005 Label Industry Awards. The R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing vision and pioneering ef…
    11.28.05