• Vacumet acquires Proma Technologies

    July 20, 2005
    Vacumet acquires Proma Technologies Vacumet Corp., headquartered in Wayne, NJ, USA, has acquired the assets of Proma Technologies, of Franklin, MA, USA. The Franklin facility becomes part of Vacumet’s Metallized Paper Division. Vacumet is a l…

  • Nipson signs Pitman

    July 20, 2005
    Nipson signs Pitman for printer distribution Elk Grove Village, IL) - April 4, 2005 - Nipson America, of Elk Grove Village, IL, has contracted with Pitman Co. of Totowa, NJ, for distribution of its digital black printers. “We see tremen…

  • CMM 2005 showcases

    July 20, 2005
    CMM 2005 showcases converting machinery For four days in April, manufacturers of converting equipment and supplies exhibited their latest products at CMM International. The event was held at Chicago’s McCormick Place. Though a signific…

  • Drukkerij Vrijdag celebrates 100 years

    July 20, 2005
    Drukkerij Vrijdag, a converter of prime labels based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, is 100 years old. The company celebrated its centary on April 9 with a big party for past and present employees. The occasion drew notice from high places. Queen Beatrix…

  • A&V expands with Akron Graphic

    July 20, 2005
    A&V expands with Akron Graphic Supply acquisition Anderson & Vreeland (A&V) of Fairfield, NJ, USA, has announced the acquisition of Akron Graphic Supply, a distributor of flexographic printing materials serving the western US. “A…

  • Raflatac expands with new US terminal

    July 20, 2005
    Raflatac expands with new US terminal Raflatac, a leading supplier of paper based and film pressure sensitive label stocks, has opened a new slitting and distribution center in Northeastern Pennsylvania. The terminal, which began operations in Janua…

  • Flexo Trade School doubles its capacity

    July 20, 2005
    Flexo Trade School doubles its capacity The Flexographic Trade School (FTS), a private training center for narrow web press operators, has relocated from Charlotte, NC, to Fort Mill, SC, USA. The new plant more than doubles the size of the school t…

  • Challenge becomes Imagine! Print Solutions

    July 20, 2005
    Challenge becomes Imagine! Print Solutions Challenge Printing Inc. recently moved into a new 425,000 square foot facility in Shakopee, MN, USA. Now the company has changed its name to Imagine! Print Solutions. Owner Bob Lothenbach states, “We…

  • Plastic Suppliers wins award from OSHA

    July 20, 2005
    Plastic Suppliers wins award from OSHA Plastic Suppliers Inc., a manufacturer, converter, and distributor of oriented plastic films, has been recognized at its Dallas, TX, USA, location for its dedication and documentation of its safety and health p…

  • Tapp recapitalization brings new majority

    July 20, 2005
    Tapp Technologies Inc., a label converter based in Langley, BC, Canada, announced a major recapitalization in late February. Under the terms of the recapitalization, a group of investors led by Pender West Capital Partners Inc., a private equity firm…

  • Creo expands coverage of US flexo market

    July 20, 2005
    Creo expands coverage of US flexo market Creo Inc., a global company with key strengths in imaging, software, and digital printing plate technology located in Vancouver, BC, Canada, has announced a new strategy to expand the distribution of Creo sol…

  • Fusion UV expands

    July 20, 2005
    Fusion UV expands in US and Asia markets Fusion UV Systems, a supplier of ultraviolet curing systems based in Gaithersburg, MD, USA, has expanded its North American sales force with the addition of two regional sales managers. The company also will…

  • ANI acquires Macro

    July 20, 2005
    ANI Printing Inks, headquartered in Germany, has signed an agreement to acquire the assets of Macro Australia Pty Limited, a leading independent supplier in the Australian and New Zealand market for UV flexo inks, adhesives and varnishes for narrow w…

  • Stanford expands

    July 20, 2005
    Stanford expands in Latin America Continuing its focus on the Latin American marketplace, Stanford Products LLC has established new sales agencies in Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina and Uruguay, Peru and Brazil. Stanford, based in Salem, IL, USA, ma…

  • SATO and Oracle offer RFID solutions

    July 20, 2005
    SATO and Oracle offer RFID solutions SATO, a manufacturer of bar code printing, labeling, and EPC/RFID products, has allied with Oracle, the enterprise software company, to offer RFID consulting, services, hardware, and enterprise software. The Or…

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