• Daetwyler formalizes

    July 20, 2005
    Daetwyler formalizes operations in China The Max Daetwyler Corporation has celebrated the grand opening of MDC Daetwyler (China) Co. Ltd. in Shanghai. The operation was begun in 2002 for the establishment of sales and distribution of doctor blades.…

  • Xeikon creates unit

    July 20, 2005
    Xeikon creates unit in Scandinavia Xeikon International, headquartered in Lier, Belgium, has created Xeikon Scandinavia, a subsidiary for direct sales and service of Xeikon digital color printing equipment. The new company was founded following the…

  • Harper enhances its

    July 20, 2005
    Harper enhances its anilox roll technology Harper Corporation of America has announced an enhancement of the firm’s proprietary Platinum anilox roll technology after several months of intense R&D. According to Margie Harper Kluttz, execu…

  • UCB’s films business

    July 20, 2005
    UCB’s films business sold to new company The films business of the Belgium-based UCB Group is set to be bought for €320m by a consortium led by the former managing director of Hays Chemical Distribution, Dennis Matthewman, who will chair…

  • French school installs

    July 20, 2005
    French school installs a Mark Andy press Mark Andy France has installed a six-color Scout in the print training department of one of France’s oldest and well knownschools, École Supérieure Estienne des Arts et Industries Graphiq…

  • Valéron celebrates

    July 20, 2005
    Valéron celebrates its 35th anniversary Valéron Strength Films, a producer of high performance and specialty films based in Houston, recently celebrated its 35th anniversary with a company picnic for employees and their families. Ope…

  • INX & print associations sponsor OSHA seminars

    July 20, 2005
    INX & print associations sponsor OSHA seminars A series of two-day OSHA-sanctioned education sessions covering printing safety and health are being held this year in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Georgia and Missouri. The PrintGuard Train-the…

  • Unilux expands with

    July 20, 2005
    Unilux expands with presence in China Unilux Inc., a manufacturer of stroboscopic surface inspection lighting systems, has opened an office in Shanghai. Rachel Wu has been hired to coordinate and provide support materials for the company’s f…

  • Narrow Web Sites

    July 20, 2005
    Narrow Web Sites www.aetfilms.com Applied Extrusion Technologies (AET Films), a manufacturer of OPP substrates, has launched a site aimed at helping end users and new customers to navigate the complex requirements of packaging and labeling film spe…

  • Paperplus’ formed to unite Europe’s specialty

    July 20, 2005
    Twelve European producers of specialty papers have established an association to represent their interests and jointly promote paper as a preferred material for flexible packaging, labeling and self-adhesive materials. The Speciality Paper Manufactu…

  • UK printer targets darts

    July 20, 2005
    Narrow web presses are used for production of many products, but one of the most unusual has to be in the plant of Retriever Sports, in Slough, England. The company is the largest manufacturer of darts and accessories worldwide, and uses its two Mark…

  • Dale Bunnell wins Lifetime Achievement

    July 20, 2005
    Dale Bunnell, the retired vice president of business development for Mark Andy Inc., has been awarded the prestigious R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented September 13 at Labelexpo Americas in Chicago. At a gala b…

  • WS Packaging buys Promo

    July 20, 2005
    WS Packaging Group, a conglomerate of label and packaging manufacturing companies based in Algoma, WI, has purchased the assets of Promo Edge, a converting company located in Neenah, WI, from Menasha Corporation. Formerly known as Mid America Tag &am…

  • Maratech builds giant new plant in

    July 20, 2005
    The Channeled Resources Group has opened a new processing facility in Marathon City, WI, a 200,000 square foot plant that has slitting and sheeting capabilities to serve suppliers of silicone release liners and pressure sensitive laminates. The plan…

  • New converter Century Solutions

    July 20, 2005
    A new label converting company, Century Solutions Inc., has been formed as an outgrowth of Century Marketing Corporation, Bowling Green, OH. The company specializes in short run labels and tags, shrink sleeves, and prototype products. According to C…

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