December 18, 2007 Cortegra, a division of Menasha Corporation focused on packaging and labeling for pharmaceutical and related industries, has purchased the assets of Capital Printing & Graphics of Fairfield, NJ, USA.
December 18, 2007 CCL Industries Inc. recently completed the sale of its 40 percent interest in its European joint venture, ColepCCL Portugal - Embalagens e Enchimentos S.A., to its majority partner, RAR - Sociedade de Controle (Holding), S.A., based in Portugal.
December 10, 2007 LGInternational, a label manufacturer based in Portland, OR, USA, reports that it has signed an agreement to acquire United Colours, a Malaysian manufacturer of labels and diecut components.
December 4, 2007 Label & Narrow Web produced a webinar last week on “Green Labeling: What Converters Should Know About Sustainability”, an event that featured experts from the Sustainable Packaging Coalition and from Sam’s Club, an arm of Wal-Mart.
December 4, 2007 Tidland Corporation, a manufacturer of winding and slitting products based in Camas, WA, USA, has completed an expansion of its New Hampshire, USA, facility to create a more customer-focused manufacturing process while reducing its delivery times for wind
November 28, 2007 NPES, the Association for Suppliers of Printing, Publishing and Converting Technologies, has awarded Elinor R. Midlik, founder and president of Prime UV Systems, the 2007 Harold W. Gegenheimer Award for service to the printing industry at the NPES Annual
November 20, 2007 US based Tailored Solutions Inc. has appointed Weldon Celloplast Limited, of New Delhi, as its exclusive agent for sales in India, Pakistan, Bangladesh, and Sri Lanka, to market its Label Traxx job management systems.
November 20, 2007 Wausau Coated Products, manufacturer of pressure sensitive label products and coating technologies headquartered in Wausau, WI, USA, has announced the addition of a new facility in southern California.
November 20, 2007 Radius Solutions Ltd., an Enterprise Resource Planning/Management Information System provider for the printing and packaging industry, announced new and improved capabilities of its flagship ERP/MIS system, PECAS Vision.
November 19, 2007 MIS vendor offers online ordering of labelstocks
European users of the Label Traxx management system from Tailored Solutions can now access the UPM Raflatac Raflink Business Line directly from their software. Said to be…
November 19, 2007 Sales boost for GIDUE at high-end of press market
A sales growth of approximately 22 percent over the previous year helped GIDUE post a turnover of over 28 million euros (about $US40 million) for the year 2006/2007. “Our turnover shows a visib…
November 19, 2007 RFID growth down
on the farm?
Animals, food and farming will represent the largest RFID market according to a report from IDTechEx, an educational, seminars and consultancy group based in Cambridge, England. Author Peter Harrop says, “RFID w…
November 19, 2007 Multi-ply products boost
for German label converter
To meet increased sales of multi-ply promotional labels, Rolf Ritter GmbH recently installed its fourth MPS UV flexo press, an EF 410 model. The servo-driven configuration includes 10 flexo units…
November 19, 2007 Madico introduces
Cryogenic labeling is one of the industry’s more esoteric applications. It is used by clinical and biomedical research laboratories, and in similar scientific environments, to identify plastic and glas…
November 19, 2007 The Macfarlane Group, one of the UK’s largest suppliers of packaging for consumer products, has sold two “non-strategic” and loss-making operations in California and Mexico to Specialized Packaging Group (SPG) for US$7.73 million in…