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  • RAD-CURE, Fairfield, NJ, USA John Arnold

    RAD-CURE, Fairfield, NJ, USA — John Arnold has joined the company as technical director.…
    07.20.05

  • Raflatac, Tampere, Finland Jussi Vanhanen

    Raflatac, Tampere, Finland — Jussi Vanhanen has been appointed senior VP, based in Shanghai, China. Jan-Erik Forsström has been appointed VP of operations and technology based in Tampere.…
    07.20.05

  • STORK CELLRAMIC, Milwaukee, WI, USA Tabatha Frechette

    STORK CELLRAMIC, Milwaukee, WI, USA — Tabatha Frechette has been hired as the inside sales and customer service representative.…
    07.20.05

  • Sun Chemical, Parsippany, NJ, USA Chris Parrilli h

    Sun Chemical, Parsippany, NJ, USA — Chris Parrilli has been named president of the consumables and…
    07.20.05

  • Max Daetwyler

    Max Daetwyler Max Daetwyler, founder of Max Daetwyler Corporation, died April 7 after a long illness. He was 89. His company, based in Switzerland, is a manufacturer of equipment to the flexographic and gravure industries. He had an understanding o…
    07.20.05

  • Etipol acquired

    Etipol acquired by industry leaders Etipol, the manufacturer of semi-rotary presses based in Taastrup, Denmark, has been acquired by three pioneers of the graphics industry. In April, the Danish company Dan-Mekano assumed the ownership and the nam…
    07.20.05

  • Maxcess launches blog

    Maxcess launches blog for converting topics Maxcess International now sponsor the industry’s first web log, or blog, facilitated by industry experts to focus on the business and process of converting. The new site can be found on the Internet…
    07.20.05

  • GiDue opens tech center

    Italian press manufacturer GiDue has added a 500 square meter Graphics Technology Center nearby the headquarters it has occupied in Turate, Milan, for the last three years. The addition provides the showroom space needed for press demonstrations and…
    07.20.05

  • AVT opens office

    AVT opens office for rep in Shanghai Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) of Hod-Hasharon, Israel, has opened a representative office in Shanghai, China. The company has named William Bai its general manager. The opening of the office allows AVT to se…
    07.20.05

  • Ace Label adds space

    Ace Label adds space and new equipment Ace Label Systems, of Golden Valley, MN, USA, is undergoing a major plant facelift. The expansion project adds more than 6,700 square feet of production and storage space. Moreover, the company has added new…
    07.20.05

  • Stork Cellramic to sell Alphasonics equipment

    Stork Cellramic to sell Alphasonics equipment Anilox roll manufacturer Stork Cellramic, a division of Stork Materials Technology based in Milwaukee, WI, USA, has reached an agreement to market and sell Alphasonics anilox cleaning equipment in North…
    07.20.05

  • Sun Chemical signs

    Sun Chemical signs as MetalFX provider Sun Chemical has signed up as an official MetalFX ink maker, meaning that inks for the MetalFX process metallic color system are available from the world’s biggest ink company. According to John Adkin,…
    07.20.05

  • Flexo plate group

    Flexo plate group elects new board The Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Association (FPPA) announces the election of a new president and board of directors for 2005. Chris Horton, Southern Graphic Systems, now leads FPPA as president. Horton&rsq…
    07.20.05

  • Ontario flexo school wins Phoenix

    Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School, of Mississauga, ON, Canada, is the winner of the Eighth Annual International Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition, held at the Harper Campus of Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC. Led…
    07.20.05

  • Daco finishing equipment introduced in N. America

    Daco finishing equipment introduced in N. America Daco Solutions Ltd., a manufacturer of finishing equipment for the label and converting industries based in Beverly, England, has launched its product line in North America. The company, founded by…
    07.20.05

  • Mark Andy expands presence in China

    Mark Andy expands presence in China Narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy recently opened an advanced technical educational and demonstration facility in Shanghai, in conjunction with United Printing Equipment Ltd. The facility houses a Mark Andy…
    07.20.05

  • Harper sets agenda

    Harper sets agenda for its road shows The 2005 Harper Flexo Road Shows, a series of free flexographic training seminars held around the USA and Mexico, will take place in May and June. The seminars, sponsored by anilox roll manufacturer Harper Cor…
    07.20.05

  • China firm taps Farkas

    China firm taps Farkas for narrow web post The Board of Hong Kong based Wutung Holding has announced plans to establish a technical center for printing in South China and has appointed Jules Farkas chairman of the advisory board. “There is a…
    07.20.05

  • Re-register class

    Re-register class to be held at FTS A Re-register Training Seminar will be presented July 28 at the Flexographic Trade School, Fort Mill, SC, USA. The presentation will be made by Rotary Technologies, which manufactures re-registration equipment.…
    07.20.05

  • Comco seminar to focus on folding carton

    Comco seminar to focus on folding carton The Comco Division of Mark Andy announces the Flexo Focus Seminar for Folding Cartons on June 15 at the Comco Advanced Training & Technology Center in Milford, OH, USA. The event is part of the company&rs…
    07.20.05