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  • 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

  • Inovar achieves

    Inovar achieves ISO 9001:2000 Inovar Packaging Group, of Arlington, TX, USA, has attained certification to the ISO 9001:2000 quality management system standard. Inovar was formed in 2001 by the merger of Labels One of Tulsa and Craftmark of Dallas…
    07.20.05

  • Mark Andy revises

    Mark Andy revises its corporate web site Mark Andy, the narrow web press manufacturer based in Chesterfield, MO, USA, has redesigned its web site. Highlights at www.markandy.com include simplified organization of the Mark Andy and Comco product lin…
    07.20.05

  • ANI Supplies launched

    ANI Printing Inks has introduced an outlet for pressroom supplies and consumables to the narrow web market in North America. ANI Supplies is a new business unit within ANI Printing Inks, Plymouth, MN. The initial focus of this business unit will be i…
    07.20.05

  • Rogers Corp. opens

    Rogers Corp. opens sales/service center Rogers Corporation has opened the Elastomer Components Sales and Service Center in Rogers, CT, USA, near the company’s headquarters. The center will function as a local customer service base for busines…
    07.20.05

  • Clemson to sponsor

    Clemson to sponsor flexo print symposium Clemson University, in Clemson, SC, USA, will conduct its annual Flexographic Process Printing symposium March 9–11. Since 1992, the Department of Graphic Communications has offered the 2.5-day program…
    07.20.05

  • Neenah Paper spins off

    Neenah Paper spins off from Kimberly-Clark Neenah Paper Inc., based in Alpharetta, GA, USA, recently completed a tax-free spin-off from Kimberly-Clark. Neenah Paper’s common stock began trading on a stand-alone basis December 1. The new publi…
    07.20.05

  • Harper plans to unveil

    Harper plans to unveil new anilox technology Harper Corporation of America, based in Charlotte, NC, USA, has announced that it will introduce the XLT (Xtreme Laser Technology) anilox and coating roll system in the second half of 2005. The company…
    07.20.05