May 7, 2008 Radius Solutions announced that Richard Pettifor, president of Sun Chemical’s North America Packaging Ink division will keynote at its 2008 North America Users Conference, to be held June 11-13 at Hotel Sax in downtown Chicago, IL, USA.
April 22, 2008 Avery Dennison Corporation, based in Pasadena, CA, USA, reported net income of US$68.4 million or US$0.69 per share for the first quarter, compared with $79.1 million or $0.80 per share the previous year.
April 22, 2008 An increase in sales during its 2008 fiscal year has prompted GIDUE, a manufacturer of narrow and midweb presses, to add 2,200 square meters of space to its headquarters in Turate, Italy.
April 22, 2008 Tapecon Inc., a manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels, decals, membrane switches, custom fabrications, and digital printing, headquartered in Buffalo, NY, USA, announced that it has been ITAR registered.
April 22, 2008 Beta LaserMike, a global manufacturer of precision measurement and control systems, announces the launch of an MID (Measuring Instrument Directive of the European Community) certification device for its LaserSpeed gauges.
April 15, 2008 DuPont Packaging Graphics and Sun Chemical are collaborating to produce improvements in flexo printing using the former's Cyrel FAST platemaking technology and the latter's WetFlex printing process.
April 8, 2008 For every label printer, managing color is a critical part of the operation. If you can't reproduce color accurately and consistently then you will not stay in business very long. Color management is a very broad topic so I have tried to present a cr…
April 8, 2008 What happens in Vegas doesn't always stay there … especially if it's Xbrand Fluids energy drink with custom process color full-wrap sleeves. With a claim to fame as the "smallest minimum order" in the energy drink field – a single case of 24 cans – a…
April 8, 2008 There was a great editorial in one of the trade publications that I read that wondered if "concerns for the earth is a passing fad." It caused me to speculate about the pending transfer of the world champion polluter title. Part of my thought was: Wh…
April 8, 2008 Thomas Boswell, the sports columnist for the Washington Post, has long been one of my favorite writers. His columns and books, which include the wonderfully titled Why Time Begins on Opening Day and How Life Imitates the World Series, utilize profess…
April 8, 2008 UPM Raflatac, a global producer of pressure sensitive labelstock, officially opened its newest manufacturing facility in early April: a 220,000 square foot plant in Dixon, IL, USA, about 100 miles west of Chicago.
April 8, 2008 Citing unprecedented cost pressure for raw materials, energy and transportation, Loparex LLC, Willowbrook, IL, USA, announced this week that it will implement price increases for its entire line of paper, film and polycoated products, effective May 5, 200
April 8, 2008 SMAG, a French manufacturer and distributor of printing and converting equipment for the label and flexible packaging industry, has announced its intention to open a branch office in the United States to handle sales in the US and Canada.
April 1, 2008 EXAX Inc., a South Korean chemical manufacturer, is set to expand into RFID (radio-frequency identification) label production at its Cheonan plant by investing in a dedicated rotary screen printing line from Stork Prints.
March 26, 2008 The Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP Partnership) revealed the criteria on how to become a sustainable, green printer at the National Environmental Health and Safety Conference (NEHS) on March 12, in Indianapolis, IN, USA.