• Omet announces printed electronics partnership with ICI

    June 2, 2014
    Italian press manufacturer Omet and Matik, Inc., its North American distributor, have announced the start of a partnership agreement with the Printability and Graphic Communications Institute (ICI) of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Omet will supply ICI&rs…

  • Mark Andy Digital Series makes live debut at Open House

    Mark Andy Digital Series makes live debut at Open House

    June 2, 2014
    In March, at its global headquarters in St. Louis, MO, USA, Mark Andy Inc. hosted more than 200 visitors to the company’s 2014 Open House. The primary objective of the event was to provide an educational experience for converters, supporting th…

  • Spear named Lion’s Best Packaging Supplier

    June 2, 2014
    Spear has been presented with Lion’s award for Best Supplier in the Packaging category, which includes all of Lion’s packaging for beer, wine and food. Lion is a leading beverage and food company with a portfolio that includes many of Au…

  • UPM Raflatac to increase production capacity in Asia Pacific

    June 2, 2014
    UPM Raflatac says it is planning to increase production capacity in Asia Pacific by investing 14 million euros in its asset platforms in China and Malaysia. These initiatives will support UPM’s growth target of adding 200 million euro of E…

  • Avery Dennison partners with Rainforest Alliance

    June 2, 2014
    Avery Dennison Foundation has announced a $200,000 grant to the Rainforest Alliance to foster best practices in forestry management, create jobs and increase access to sustainably-managed forest products. “As a leader in labeling and packaging…

  • DuPont introduces new flexo plate for use with UV inks

    June 2, 2014
    DuPont Packaging Graphics has announced that it has introduced the new DuPont Cyrel FAST DFUV flexographic printing plate, designed for superior output when used with ultraviolet (UV) curable inks.  The new plates can improve solid ink density,…

  • DigiFlex teams with Jet USA

    June 2, 2014
    DigiFlex Ltd. has announced that Jet USA will distribute its inkjet computer-to-plate system for the US market, for use in flexographic, letterpress, dry-offset and screen printers. DigiFlex manufactures the DigiFlex FlexoJet 1725, an inkjet-based Ct…

  • PRIMIR Summer Meeting to examine label industry trends

    June 2, 2014
    PRIMIR, the Print Industries Market Information and Research Organization, the research arm of NPES, announced its Summer Meeting to be held July 21-23, 2014 in Cleveland, OH, USA. Themed “Print’s Evolution – Changing Markets, Firm…

  • RotoMetrics teams with sales agent in Mexico

    RotoMetrics teams with sales agent in Mexico

    June 2, 2014
    RotoMetrics has announced and introduced its exclusive sales agent for Mexico: Jetrix. Jetrix is headquartered in Mexico City, with sales representatives across Mexico, including Juarez and Guadalajara. Julian Robledo is the Jetrix general manager…

  • W. Sprague Wise, 76, of Wise Tag & Label Co.

    W. Sprague Wise, 76, of Wise Tag & Label Co.

    June 2, 2014
    W. Sprague Wise, the 76-year-old CEO of Wise Tag & Label Co., Inc., passed away peacefully in his sleep on March 16, 2014. Sprague Wise was a long time member of TLMI and was vice president of TLMI for several years. He was instrumental in com…

  • H.B. Fuller opens Center of Excellence

    June 2, 2014
    H.B. Fuller has invested $1 million in a Packaging Center of Excellence at its North American headquarters. The new facility, officially opened April 29, is accessible year-round for packaging engineering and technical services. Despite adhesives&rs…

  • Flint Group to host AWA seminar

    June 2, 2014
    Flint Group Narrow Web will host an AWA sponsored seminar at its Center for Technical Excellence in Plymouth, MN, USA in late June. The workshop, titled Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies, is designed to provide an all-round e…

  • REVO team collaborates for ‘Flexo Digital Revolution’

    June 2, 2014
    The “REVO Digital Flexo Revolution” is a new team of seven technology suppliers to the flexo industry whose goal is to digitalize the flexographic process and make it consistent and more cost effective. The team aims to strengthen the ove…

  • Gallus and Prati form US alliance

    April 15, 2014
    Gallus, Inc. and Prati Company of Italy have formed a strategic relationship intended to help Prati expand its geographic reach and extend Gallus’ portfolio to its North American customers. Prati is a 40-year old company founded by Pietro Prati…

  • CCL expands globally

    April 15, 2014
    CCL Industries has announced a number of recent transactions, including the outright acquisition of its license holder for Turkey, CCL Dekopak, a producer of shrink sleeves for international customers based in Istanbul. CCL Label plans to use the new…

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