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  • GSI Technologies celebrates 30th anniversary

    GSI Technologies celebrates 30th anniversary

    Burr Ridge, IL-based GSI Technologies has announced the recent celebration of its 30th anniversary. Originally known as Graphic Solutions, Inc., GSI was created in 1985 as a label and nameplate brokerage by siblings Suzanne and Bob Zaccone. Throug…
    11.20.15

  • Heidelberg Canada relocates headquarters

    Heidelberg Canada Graphic Equipment has relocated to its new headquarters at 5900 Keaton Crescent in Mississauga, Ontario. The newly renovated building encompasses nearly 50,000 square feet with contemporary architecture and increased warehouse space…
    11.20.15

  • Colordyne and LasX expand partnership in Europe

    Colordyne Technologies, a digital label press manufacturer based in Brookfield, WI, USA, and LasX Europe GmbH, a laser diecutting specialist headquartered in Langenhagen, Germany, have partnered to bring together complementary core strategies and a w…
    11.20.15

  • Megaflex expands label finishing with four new Rotoflex machines

    Rotoflex has announced the successful installation of four offline finishing machines at Megaflex, a growing label printer in the Netherlands. Installed were two Rotoflex high speed inspection, slitting and rewinding machines (one VSI and one VLI ser…
    11.20.15

  • Tresu Group launches Global Service Concept program

    Flexo technology provider Tresu Group has announced a new holistic care program that enables customers worldwide to gain maximum value from complete workflows that feature Tresu ancillary equipment, printing units and processes. Under the supervision…
    11.20.15

  • US converted flexible packaging demand to exceed $20 Billion in 2019

    The Freedonia Group, Inc., a Cleveland, OH-based industry market research firm, reports that demand for converted flexible packaging in the US is projected to increase 3.3% annually to $20.7 billion in 2019. Although advances will decelerate from th…
    11.20.15

  • Smartrac adds Tadbik to Value Plus Partner Program

    RFID technology company Smartrac has announced that Israel-based labels and packaging company Tadbik Advanced Technologies is a new member of its Value Plus Partner Program. The Value Plus Partner Program fosters close relationships with highly speci…
    11.20.15

  • AWA announces new Asian label market reports

    The Asian label and product decoration market, and the parallel release liner market, are the subject of two new surveys this year from AWA Alexander Watson Associates, a market research firm specializing in the label printing and converting industri…
    11.20.15

  • Avery Dennison announces third quarter results

    Avery Dennison has released preliminary, unaudited results for its third quarter, which ended on October 3, 2015. The company is reporting an adjusted EPS of $0.87, while net sales declined approximately 6% to $1.47 billion. Net sales were up approxi…
    11.20.15

  • Label Impressions expands operations

    Label Impressions, a fast growing label and flexible packaging printer in Southern California, has expanded its operations into a new 30,000 square foot manufacturing space. The company, which was incorporated in 1988, has experienced double digit g…
    10.13.15

  • Bizerba North America consolidates and expands

    Bizerba North America’s USA division has announced the move of its Forest Hill, MD National Distribution Center to 1804 Fashion Court, Joppa, MD 21085. This move has combined the Bizerba Label Solutions Division with the Bizerba USA head office…
    10.13.15

  • Phenix Label adds Omet iFlex press

    Phenix Label, a converter in Olathe, KS, USA, has invested in an Omet iFlex press. The move came in an attempt to modernize the company, beginning with the machines in its plant. A growing demand from customers led to a need to optimize output in or…
    10.13.15

  • Amherst Label upgrades UV system

    Amherst Label has upgraded an existing Nilpeter printing press with a GEW UV curing system to boost speed and overall efficiency. In May 2011, Amherst Label of Milford, NH, USA, installed a Nilpeter FB3300, eight-color, all servo driven press with wa…
    10.13.15

  • Microscan acquires LVS

    Microscan Systems, Inc., a leader in industrial bar code reading and machine vision technology, has purchased the trade and assets of Label Vision Systems (LVS) Inc. LVS will be fully integrated into Microscan and the LVS name will become a brand wit…
    10.13.15

  • Sun Chemical launches online platform for US customers

    In order to show its commitment to US customers and further enhance its customer service experience, Sun Chemical has launched an online support platform called SunSupportOnline.com. Designed with an easy-to-navigate user interface, the new online p…
    10.13.15

  • The Label Printers surpasses community charity goals

    The Label Printers, a custom label manufacturer in Aurora, IL, USA, has announced its employees’ recent collection drive for the Marie Wilkinson Food Pantry program. The company’s goal was to collect 100 cans or boxes of food. George Tom…
    10.13.15

  • EFI joins SGP Community as a Gold Patron

    The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP) has announced that EFI, a provider of industrial digital LED inkjet printers and inks, has joined the expanding SGP community by becoming a SGP Gold Level Patron. Based in California`s Silicon Valley,…
    10.13.15

  • Mark Andy launches online parts store

    Mark Andy has launched an online parts store – http://parts.markandy.com. Thousands of genuine OEM replacement parts for Mark Andy presses and Rotoflex offline finishing systems are now available for customers to purchase online. This initiati…
    10.13.15

  • Mark Andy takes steps to reduce carbon footprint

    Mark Andy takes steps to reduce carbon footprint

    Narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy has put an emphasis on corporate responsibility, committing to reduce its carbon footprint by transforming waste disposal methods. The company has begun supplying a majority of its operational waste as raw m…
    10.13.15

  • Nilpeter USA Open House to showcase full flexo program

    As a follow-up to its successful Expanded Gamut Seminar last year, Nilpeter will be hosting an Open House event on Thursday, November 12, 2015. The full-day event will take place at Nilpeter’s renovated, 20,000 square foot Technology Center in…
    10.13.15