July 20, 2005 arper Corporation, Charlotte, NC, USA — Janice Wagner has returned to the corporate headquarters as an account specialist. Steve Paynter has been promoted to director of international sales.…
July 20, 2005 FPPA, Baltimore, MD, USA — Chris Horton has been elected president. New officers include: Lee Grantham, Jan Noller, Steve Barry, Tom Underwood, James Kadlec, Stephen Guenther, Mark Barnard, Bob Hannum, and Joe Anderson.…
July 20, 2005 UV lamp monitor
ANI Printing Inks
Plymouth MN USA
The LM-9000 Continuous UV Lamp Monitor provides real-time display and data storage of UV lamp output. With optical probe and fiber optic sub-systems, it allows permanent sensor placement inside the…
July 20, 2005 Large view
BST Pro Mark
Chicago IL USA
The Premius digital 3Chip is a web inspection and print process management system using a digital 3 chip camera. It integrates digital camera technology, a digital interface, 3 chip resolutio…
July 20, 2005 Re-register system
Orlando FL USA
The Servo3000 digital re-register system is portable and can be used on any web press. It adds more colors or die cuts to jobs at full speed with low waste, and adds specialty finishing, such a…
July 20, 2005 Print management
Milwaukee WI USA
Label Traxx version 4.1 includes more than 60 enhancements, including the support of digital presses and screen printing, and layout advancements. It also reduces keystrokes and entries required…
July 20, 2005 Digital flexo platesetting
A new concept in digital flexo platesetting, Inline UV Main Exposure, allows digital flexo plates to be exposed at the same time that they are imaged, rather than requiring separate exposure on…
July 20, 2005 Digital products
3M Converter Markets
St. Paul MN USA
3M has introduced a new line of label materials for digital printing: HP Indigo-
optimized polyester and polypropylene face stocks. Materials are available in
smaller minimums, as low as a…
July 20, 2005 Hologram insetting
The Hologram-Insetting unit can deposit holograms up to six ways, in-line, on the Varyflex press. The unit adds holograms to labels, plastic films and flexible cartons. It has been tested at a speed of 80 meters…
July 20, 2005 Transparent
Minneapolis MN USA
ClearFlex is a transparent label substrate that works on both rigid clear plastic bottles and flexible, squeezable clear plastic tubes. It is based on high clarity polypropylene incorporating grea…
July 20, 2005 Glueless turret rewinder
West Caldwell NJ USA
A glueless-start version of the Small Wonder Automatic Turret Rewinder uses a tucking system to automatically start the winding of small label rolls without the need for core glue. Th…
July 20, 2005 Opaque white ink
Water Ink Technologies
Lincolnton NC USA
Bondtite White is a new UV opaque white ink adheres to a wide range of film substrates that is also compatible with Water Ink Technologies’ complete line of UV and water based inks. W…
July 20, 2005 Specialty coupon
Diamond-Cote EZ has been added to
the company’s coupon series of specialty label products. It targets grocery and retail coupon applications that require light weight 50# to standard 60# face stocks for…
July 20, 2005 Primer coating
UVitec Printing Ink
Lodi NJ USA
The 18457-87 UV Flexo Primer Coating provides a base that accepts ink on a non-primed substrate, and provides lamination to offer scuff resistance. It can be made in a flexo application or paste versi…
July 20, 2005 High voltage power supply
Windsor Locks CT USA
The new solid-state 8009 High Voltage Power Supply (HVPS) has been introduced for use with the company’s Virtual ACTM Basic Static Neutralizers. The 8009 HVPS signals when the sta…
July 20, 2005 Drukkerij Vrijdag, a converter of prime labels based in Eindhoven, Netherlands, is 100 years old. The company celebrated its centary on April 9 with a big party for past and present employees.
The occasion drew notice from high places. Queen Beatrix…
July 20, 2005 CMM 2005 showcases
For four days in April, manufacturers of converting equipment and supplies exhibited their latest products at CMM International. The event was held at Chicago’s McCormick Place.
Though a signific…
July 20, 2005 Nipson signs Pitman
for printer distribution
Elk Grove Village, IL) - April 4, 2005 - Nipson America, of Elk Grove Village, IL, has contracted with Pitman Co. of Totowa, NJ, for distribution of its digital black printers.
“We see tremen…
July 20, 2005 Vacumet acquires Proma Technologies
Vacumet Corp., headquartered in Wayne, NJ, USA, has acquired the assets of Proma Technologies, of Franklin, MA, USA. The Franklin facility becomes part of Vacumet’s Metallized Paper Division.
Vacumet is a l…
July 20, 2005 Comco seminar to focus on folding carton
The Comco Division of Mark Andy announces the Flexo Focus Seminar for Folding Cartons on June 15 at the Comco Advanced Training & Technology Center in Milford, OH, USA. The event is part of the company&rs…
July 20, 2005 Re-register class
to be held at FTS
A Re-register Training Seminar will be presented July 28 at the Flexographic Trade School, Fort Mill, SC, USA. The presentation will be made by Rotary Technologies, which manufactures re-registration equipment.…
July 20, 2005 China firm taps Farkas
for narrow web post
The Board of Hong Kong based Wutung Holding has announced plans to establish a technical center for printing in South China and has appointed Jules Farkas chairman of the advisory board.
“There is a…
July 20, 2005 Harper sets agenda
for its road shows
The 2005 Harper Flexo Road Shows, a series of free flexographic training seminars held around the USA and Mexico, will take place in May and June.
The seminars, sponsored by anilox roll manufacturer Harper Cor…
July 20, 2005 Mark Andy expands presence in China
Narrow web press manufacturer Mark Andy recently opened an advanced technical educational and demonstration facility in Shanghai, in conjunction with United Printing Equipment Ltd. The facility houses a Mark Andy…
July 20, 2005 Daco finishing equipment introduced in N. America
Daco Solutions Ltd., a manufacturer of finishing equipment for the label and converting industries based in Beverly, England, has launched its product line in North America.
The company, founded by…
July 20, 2005 Gordon Graydon Memorial Secondary School, of Mississauga, ON, Canada, is the winner of the Eighth Annual International Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition, held at the Harper Campus of Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC.
July 20, 2005 Flexo plate group
elects new board
The Flexographic Pre-Press Platemakers Association (FPPA) announces the election of a new president and board of directors for 2005.
Chris Horton, Southern Graphic Systems, now leads FPPA as president. Horton&rsq…
July 20, 2005 Sun Chemical signs
as MetalFX provider
Sun Chemical has signed up as an official MetalFX ink maker, meaning that inks for the MetalFX process metallic color system are available from the world’s biggest ink company.
According to John Adkin,…
July 20, 2005 Stork Cellramic to sell Alphasonics equipment
Anilox roll manufacturer Stork Cellramic, a division of Stork Materials Technology based in Milwaukee, WI, USA, has reached an agreement to market and sell Alphasonics anilox cleaning equipment in North…
July 20, 2005 Ace Label adds space
and new equipment
Ace Label Systems, of Golden Valley, MN, USA, is undergoing a major plant facelift. The expansion project adds more than 6,700 square feet of production and storage space.
Moreover, the company has added new…
July 20, 2005 AVT opens office
for rep in Shanghai
Advanced Vision Technology (AVT) of Hod-Hasharon, Israel, has opened a representative office in Shanghai, China. The company has named William Bai its general manager.
The opening of the office allows AVT to se…
July 20, 2005 Italian press manufacturer GiDue has added a 500 square meter Graphics Technology Center nearby the headquarters it has occupied in Turate, Milan, for the last three years. The addition provides the showroom space needed for press demonstrations and…
July 20, 2005 Maxcess launches blog
for converting topics
Maxcess International now sponsor the industry’s first web log, or blog, facilitated by industry experts to focus on the business and process of converting. The new site can be found on the Internet…
July 20, 2005 Etipol acquired
by industry leaders
Etipol, the manufacturer of semi-rotary presses based in Taastrup, Denmark, has been acquired by three pioneers of the graphics industry.
In April, the Danish company Dan-Mekano assumed the ownership and the nam…