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  • WS PACKAGING GROUP, Algoma, WI, USA Scott Fisher

    WS PACKAGING GROUP, Algoma, WI, USA — Scott Fisher has been promoted to chief operating officer.…
    07.20.05

  • Aquaflex moves

    Aquaflex moves to Pennsylvania Aquaflex, the Canadian manufacturer of narrow web flexo presses, will relocate to the Duncansville, PA, USA plant of F.L. Smithe Machine Company, which acquired Aquaflex last year. “The move will simplify opera…
    07.20.05

  • Label stock prices on the rise

    Citing economic conditions beyond their control, label stock suppliers recently implemented the latest in a series of price increases. Increases generally hovered around 6 to 7 percent across the board, and many went into effect this month. For some…
    07.20.05

  • Arsoma brand name

    Arsoma brand name is retired by Gallus The Gallus Group is renaming its subsidiary, Arsoma Druckmaschinen GmbH. Effective January 1, the new name is Gallus Druckmaschinen GmbH. The change is part of a move by Gallus to further strengthen its global…
    07.20.05

  • Omet expands reach

    Omet expands reach to Finnish market Omet, the Italian press manufacturer, has announced the appointment of Offlex Oy as sole agent for its rotary flexo presses in Finland. The first machine sold by Offlex Oy is a Flexy 255mm press with six print…
    07.20.05

  • TLMI welcomes

    TLMI welcomes nine new members Nine companies — four converters and five suppliers — have joined the membership ranks of the Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute. New converter members are Combined Printing Specialties I…
    07.20.05

  • Alien qualifies MPI

    Alien qualifies MPI as RFID partner MPI Label Systems, headquartered in Sebring, OH, USA, has been named a qualified partner of Alien Technology Corporation. The designation allows MPI Label to convert, test and ship Alien’s RFID …
    07.20.05

  • Arpeco picks distributor for UK and Ireland

    Arpeco picks distributor for UK and Ireland Arpeco, manufacturer of web processing equipment based in Mississauga, ON, Canada, has appointed Holtby Williams International its exclusive distributor for Arpeco inspection slitting and rewinding systems…
    07.20.05

  • APR to distribute products from Bieffebi

    APR to distribute products from Bieffebi All Printing Resources (APR), of Glendale Heights, IL, USA, has been appointed sole North American distributor for Bieffebi equipment. Bieffebi manufactures auxiliary machinery for flexographic printing, amon…
    07.20.05

  • Fasson Rapid-Roll expands liner offerings

    Fasson Rapid-Roll expands liner offerings Fasson Rapid-Roll, Painesville, OH, USA, which sells non-adhesive roll products at short notice and in small volumes, has added a large number of machine-glazed kraft liners and PE-coated papers to its indus…
    07.20.05

  • Allen-Bailey unveils

    Allen-Bailey unveils revamped web site Allen-Bailey Tag & Label Inc. of Caledonia, NY, USA, a supplier of tags and labels since 1911, has redesigned and updated its web site — www.abtl.com. The updated site mirrors Allen-Bailey’s n…
    07.20.05

  • Transilwraps managers acquire its assets

    Transilwrap’s managers acquire its assets Transilwrap Company Inc., a 73 year old manufacturer of coated plastic films based in Franklin Park, IL, USA, has been acquired by its management. Headed by President Mark Stevens, the nine-member mana…
    07.20.05

  • CCL Labels customers learn about RFID

    Together with its RFID partners, CCL Label presented the first of its quarterly RFID seminars for pharmaceutical customers. The one-day event, held in November at the Courtyard Marriott in Cranbury, NJ, featured presentations on topics related to RFI…
    07.20.05

  • GiDue and Praxair

    GiDue and Praxair form strategic alliance Italian press manufacturer GiDue has announced the formation of a strategic alliance with Praxair Surface Technologies that will enable turnaround of anilox rollers within one to two weeks. According to Cr…
    07.20.05

  • Precision Label wins

    Precision Label, of Calgary, AB, Canada, is the winner of the 2005 “Best of the Best” Flexo Award from the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen. The award will be presented at the organization’s 30th anniversary ban…
    07.20.05

  • Klckner to raise shrink

    Klöckner to raise shrink and vinyl production Klöckner Pentaplast of America, of Gordonsville, VA, USA, announced two new capacity expansions at its Rural Retreat, VA, manufacturing facility. The first expansion is in its core business of…
    07.20.05

  • Daetwyler donates

    Daetwyler donates products to Cal Poly Max Daetwyler Corporation (MDC), of Huntersville, NC, USA, a manufacturer of doctor blades and other equipment for the printing industry, has been recognized by California Polytechnic State University for its…
    07.20.05

  • BBF restructures with 4

    BBF Printing Solutions, a printer and converter based in Largo, FL, USA, has realigned its company structure to create four distinct divisions that market products to specific groups of customers. “Over the past 44 years we have grown our busi…
    07.20.05

  • Videojet, Accu-Sort form RFID alliance

    Videojet, Accu-Sort form RFID alliance Videojet Technologies Inc. and Accu-Sort Systems Inc. (ASI), both Danaher companies, have formed a partnership to provide RFID compliance products for the retail supplier market. Videojet, based in Wood Dale,…
    07.20.05

  • Tamarack, Mark Andy form RFID partnership

    Tamarack, Mark Andy form RFID partnership Mark Andy has teamed up with Tamarack Products, Wauconda, IL, USA, to create an RFID research and demonstration center. The center, located at the Tamarack facility, houses a Mark Andy 2200 press equipped wi…
    07.20.05