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  • GEW expands its

    GEW expands its headquarters plant GEW has added a new 180 square meter (1,938 square feet) extension to its headquarters in South Nutfield, England. The new structure provides…
    07.20.05

  • Sun forms security ink

    Sun Chemical, of Fort Lee, NJ, USA, the world’s largest manufacturer of printing inks and organic pigments, has formed Sun Chemical Security, a new global business unit that will provide a range of products used to print packages, documents an…
    07.20.05

  • ALL STICK LABEL, Bolton, ON, USA Charles MacLean

    ALL STICK LABEL, Bolton, ON, USA — Charles MacLean has been named president and CEO. Stacy Daly has been announced VP of operations.…
    07.20.05

  • APEX DEUTSCHLAND, Kevelaer, Germany Michael Seitz

    APEX DEUTSCHLAND, Kevelaer, Germany — Michael Seitz has joined the company. He will be responsible for technical sales of anilox rolls in the southern region of Germany.…
    07.20.05

  • PCMC launches

    PCMC launches technical center Paper Converting Machine Company (PCMC) inaugurated its new technology center in Green Bay, WI, in early November with an open house, featuring demonstrations of its flexographic and nonwovens machinery. The event als…
    07.20.05

  • Raflatac opens terminal in Tatabnya, Hungary

    Raflatac opens terminal in Tatabánya, Hungary Raflatac’s new distribution terminal and sales office in Hungary is now fully operational and ready to respond to the increasing demand for pressure sensitive label stock in Central and East…
    07.20.05

  • Driscoll Label Co. has new owners

    Bob and Pat Biava have sold their stock in Driscoll Label Company Inc., Fairfield, NJ, to John Raguso and Roy Palmer. Bob Biava, president of the company that he and his wife acquired 20 years ago from Elwood Driscoll, made the announcement in early…
    07.20.05

  • UCB Films new name

    UCB Films’ new name is Innovia Films Innovia Films has been selected as the new name for the former films business of the UCB Group. The •320 million acquisition of the company by a consortium led by the former managing director of Hays…
    07.20.05

  • Gintzler expands with space

    Late in September, Gintzler Graphics Inc. celebrated its expansion with a “Showcase Gala,” an open house at its Buffalo, NY, headquarters attended by visitors from throughout the eastern United States. The occasion was the celebration of…
    07.20.05

  • Environmental, Macro sign ink agreement

    Environmental, Macro sign ink agreement Environmental Inks and Coatings (EIC), of Morganton, NC, has signed an agreement with Macro (Inks) Australia to distribute Macro’s Ultra VS Flexo Shrink inks throughout the Americas. The agreement was an…
    07.20.05

  • XericWeb to acquire

    XericWeb to acquire UV systems maker XericWeb Drying Systems, of Neenah, WI, manufacturers of infrared and convection drying for the web flexo industry, has announced plans to acquire ECS (Energy Converting Systems), a manufacturer of high performa…
    07.20.05

  • Melzer acquires license for Smartrac technology

    Melzer acquires license for Smartrac technology Melzer, based in Schwelm, Germany, has signed a licensee agreement with Smartrac Technology to utilize Smartrac’s wire embedding process in its RFID manufacturing equipment. Smartrac owns a pate…
    07.20.05

  • Anderson & Vreeland markets liquid polymers

    Anderson & Vreeland markets liquid polymers Anderson & Vreeland has been appointed distributor of Verbatim liquid photopolymers and related materials manufactured by Chemence, of Alpharetta, GA. Verbatim products include photopo…
    07.20.05

  • Free video teaches

    Free video teaches UV safety & handling RadTech, the Association for ultraviolet electron beam technology, has developed a video detailing safe handling practices for UV/EB curable materials. The video, prepared as a CD, is free of charge…
    07.20.05

  • Rotatek open house draws 120 visitors

    Rotatek open house draws 120 visitors In late September the Spanish press manufacturer Rotatek held an open house at its headquarters in Sant Cugat del Vallès (Barcelona). The event was dedicated to label and flexible packaging printing, and…
    07.20.05

  • Edale expansion adds 2nd manufacturing plant

    Edale expansion adds 2nd manufacturing plant Increasing sales has caused British press maker Edale to open a second manufacturing plant near its headquarters in Romsey, England. The new space, about 300 square meters, will be used to construct the…
    07.20.05

  • Label converters were counted among the exhibitors at Health & Beauty

    Label converters were counted among the exhibitors at Health & Beauty America, a trade show held at the Jacob Javitz Center in New York City, September 28 through 30. Despite rainy weather conditions that put a damper on opening day turnout, atte…
    07.20.05

  • Campus in NC is dedicated to Harpers

    Campus in NC is dedicated to Harpers Tony Zeiss, president of Central Piedmont Community College, presided over the dedication of the “Harper Campus” for Ron and Katherine Harper in September. More than 300 people attended the ceremony,…
    07.20.05

  • Pitman to distribute

    Pitman to distribute AVT equipment in US Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), of Hod-Hasharon, Israel, has named Pitman Company as its distributor in the US. AVT manufactures automatic defect detection products, including the PrintVision/Helios, the…
    07.20.05

  • Brookfield Engineering opens Chicago office

    Brookfield Engineering opens Chicago office Brookfield Engineering Labs, based in Middleboro, MA, has opened a sales and support office in the Chicago area, serving Illinois, Indiana, Wisconsin, and neighboring states. The company manufactures visc…
    07.20.05