November 19, 2007 Cypress Multigraphics opens third label facility
Cypress Multigraphics LLC, a manufacturer of labels for the durable goods market that specializes in UL recognized film materials, has recently opened its third label manufacturing facility.
November 13, 2007 AB Graphic International, of Bridlington, England, has announced an agreement with Convertec AB, of Partille, Sweden, in marketing the Braillemaker One, a dedicated digital printing machine for Braille.
November 13, 2007 Advanced Vision Technology, of Hod-Hasharon, Israel, a leading provider of automatic optical inspection and quality assurance systems for the printing and packaging industry, completed the third quarter of 2007 with revenue of USD $8.2 million, up 13 perc
November 9, 2007 CCL Industries Inc., of Toronto, ON, Canada, a world leader in label converting and specialty packaging for the consumer products and healthcare industries, reports third quarter sales of $331.9 million, 13 percent higher than the $293.5 million generated
November 8, 2007 WS Packaging Group Inc., based in Algoma, WI, USA, one of the largest label converting companies in North America, has signed a definitive agreement to purchase SenecaSalem Inc., which operates printing facilities in Salem, OH, USA, and in Franklin, PA, U
November 6, 2007 Label World, in Rochester, NY, USA, continues to let the industry know just how great a place it is to work. Nearly every year since 2000, the company has won the Best Workplace in the Americas Award from the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Te
November 2, 2007 We live and work in a digital world; a world that is far different from the one most of us grew up in. Digital technology pervades so many areas of both our work and personal life, sometimes it can be a bit overwhelming. What we need is a helpful gui…
November 2, 2007 American Thermal Instruments (ATI), of Dayton, OH, USA, has been in the business of manufacturing a wide range of temperature monitoring products since 1981. Included in its product offerings are reversible (liquid crystal) and irreversible temperatu…
Jack Kenny || November 2, 2007 Higher than average growth, a focus on continuous improvement and the environment, and technically oriented customer service are the hallmarks of this well established New York converter.
November 1, 2007 Following in the footsteps of its patented analog plate with a flat topped dot (ExSpect), PRP Flexo has announced that it has achieved the same profile within a digital environment, thereby enabling the same print advantages of their analog plate but with
October 30, 2007 Label Impressions Inc. has become the first flexographic printer in North America to obtain FSC (Forest Stewardship Council) certification and obtain Carbon Neutral status through Carbonfund.org.
October 30, 2007 Tools & Production (T&P), a manufacturer of rotary punch units, slitters and diecutting equipment for the narrow web market, has appointed Novum Graphics, headed by Larissa Eitner, to represent its products in the Eastern Europe area stretching from Latvi
October 24, 2007 HP announced that it has improved its manufacturing process for HP ElectroInks, the liquid inks used in HP Indigo presses ó a change that it says has yielded significant benefits in productivity and energy efficiency.
October 23, 2007 The TMI Group of Companies, of Ronkonkoma, NY, USA, a manufacturer of testing instrumentation, has announced that it has acquired Lako Tool, of Perrysburg, OH, USA, a manufacturer of replacement sealing jaws and laboratory testing instrumentation.
October 22, 2007 Denver-based Lightning Labels has recently purchased its second HP Indigo press, ws4500, becoming the first North American HP Indigo customer to have a pair of HPís latest-generation label and packaging digital presses.
October 18, 2007 Pat Technology Systems Inc., of Montreal, Canada, a manufacturer of modular narrow web converting and diecutting equipment, has announced its appointment of Daco Solutions Ltd., of Beverley, England, as its sales and marketing representative for the UK an
October 16, 2007 BST Pro Mark, of Elmhurst, IL, USA, has donated a new Powerscope 3000 video web inspection system to the Ditrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI), Broadview, IL, which has been installed on its 13" six-color Profiteer press.
October 16, 2007 Ronald and Katherine Harper, co-founders of Harper Corporation in Charlotte, NC, USA, have each received an honorary Doctor of Humane Letters degree from Appalachian State University (ASU), in Boone, NC, for their contributions to society, success in busi
October 16, 2007 Rohm and Haas, of Philadelphia, PA, USA, has announced the development of a new water based acrylic adhesive, Robond Prohesion, designed for pressure sensitive tapes and other demanding applications traditionally served by solvent based adhesives.
October 15, 2007 New approach to
UV-based brand protection
The ultimate aim of all anti-counterfeiting processes is to protect brands with high levels of security that are simple to handle in terms of production technology. Jura JSP in Vienna and the German firm…
October 15, 2007 New linerless labelstock
The latest development in linerless labeling technology comes from Gruppo Irplast, an Italian labeling technology firm. Besides cost savings, a major impetus has been the EU Packaging Waste Directive introduced i…
October 15, 2007 Threefold boost
for HP Indigo
HP Indigo has notched up some noteworthy orders in the UK for its seven-color ws4500 digital press. Baker Self-Adhesive Labels in London recently installed a ws4500 following a successful move into digital label printi…
October 15, 2007 Raflatac RFID tags
in healthcare distribution
MBA Grupo, a European healthcare distributor headquartered in Spain, has adopted UPM Raflatac’s UHF EPC Generation 2 tags. This type of RFID technology is expected to improve stock management, all…
October 15, 2007 Going green can
actually save costs
It seems there is no escaping the environmental zeitgeist, especially in cases which show that altruistic concerns and economic expediency are not necessarily mutually exclusive. That is one way of looking at the…
October 15, 2007 Freeloaders hurt Germany’s Green Dot recycling scheme
Germany’s pioneering Green Dot packaging recycling scheme is on the brink of collapse, says recycling firm Interseroh. Unscrupulous firms are apparently counterfeiting labels carrying…
October 15, 2007 British label converters finish last in profitability
As in other countries, British label converters face strong competition, with overcapacity prevalent throughout the industry. However, it is still surprising to learn that they have the lowest pr…