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  • Offset option from Dutch

    July 19, 2007
    As noted in the January/February issue of L&NW, more label and packaging converters are taking an increasing interest in rollfed UV-cured offset. This demand prompted MPS to approach Drent Goebel as an OEM supplier of offset technology for its ne…

  • LOGOTECH INC., Fairfield, NJ, USA Leslie Gurland

    July 19, 2007
    LOGOTECH INC., Fairfield, NJ, USA — Leslie Gurland has been promoted to president. She joined Logotech in 2001 and previously served as vice president for the company, which produces pressure sensitive labels. She also served as general manager…

  • Eagle Flexible Packaging adds shrink sleeves

    July 19, 2007
    Eagle Flexible Packaging adds shrink sleeves Eagle Flexible Packaging Inc., of West Chicago, IL, USA, announces the addition of shrink sleeve labels to its flexible film packaging capabilities. Eagle’s primary business is in short-to-medium ru…

  • Clondalkin acquires Direct Plastics Group

    July 17, 2007
    Clondalkin Group, an international producer of flexible and specialist packaging products, has acquired the Direct Plastics Group, a privately held converter of flexible packaging based in Orangeville, ON, Canada.

  • Syracuse Label plans $2.8 million plant upgrade

    July 10, 2007
    Syracuse Label Co., a label converter in Liverpool, NY, USA, has announced that it will invest more than $2.8 million dollars in machinery and equipment upgrades at its plant.

  • Narrow Web Europe

    June 28, 2007
    Offset option from Dutch flexo press manufacturer

  • 2007 International Buyers Guide

    2007 International Buyers Guide

    June 28, 2007
    A comprehensive directory of suppliers of consumables, equipment and services, the 2007 International Buyers Guide is for all of your purchasing decisions.

  • 2007 Mid-Year Economic Report

    2007 Mid-Year Economic Report

    June 28, 2007
    US markets tighten as others feel strength continue

  • Narrow Web Training

    Narrow Web Training

    Michelle Sartor || June 27, 2007
    Whether in the formal setting of a trade school, or in the label shop itself, training for narrow web printers is a necessary practice that continues to evolve.

  • Narrow Web Profile: Klimax

    Narrow Web Profile: Klimax

    Jack Kenny || June 27, 2007
    A label converter with bold plans to grow through acquisition across Europe

  • Narrow Web Profile: Flexiket

    Narrow Web Profile: Flexiket

    Jack Kenny || June 27, 2007
    Top quality flexo, screen and digital printing are the hallmarks of this well established and growing Danish label converter.

  • MPS and Drent Goebel collaborate on offset presses

    May 29, 2007
    MPS and Drent Goebel, both of the Netherlands, have announced an agreement whereby Drent Goebel will deliver offset printing stations to MPS for integration into new MPS press lines. MPS manufactures narrow web UV flexo presses. “We noticed…

  • Eagle Flexible Packaging adds shrink sleeves to portfolio

    May 22, 2007
    Eagle Flexible Packaging Inc., of West Chicago, IL, USA, announces the addition of shrink sleeve labels to its flexible film packaging capabilities.

  • Leslie Gurland named president of Logotech

    May 15, 2007
    Logotech Inc., of Fairfield, NJ, USA, has promoted Leslie Gurland to president of the company. Gurland, who joined Logotech in 2001, previously served as vice president for the company, which produces pressure sensitive labels. She also served as gen…

  • European sales boost HP Indigo performance

    May 15, 2007
    European sales boost HP Indigo performance After more than a dozen years of solid technical development and intense marketing activity, digital color printing of labels is taken more seriously. A few concerns about the true cost of ownership and con…

  • McGee and Nard form

    May 15, 2007
    McGee and Nard form industry partnership Two FTA Hall of Fame personalities, Wally Nard and Denny McGee, are now partners in Novaflex and MPS America. Both are based in Carol Stream, IL, USA. Nard has more than 42 years in the industry and Denny h…

  • GEW appoints agent

    May 15, 2007
    GEW appoints agent for Thailand sales GEW (EC) Ltd., a manufacturer of UV curing systems headquartered in Redhill, England, has announced the appointment of Techno Global Graphics Co. Ltd. as its representative in Thailand. Techno Global Graphics…

  • Charter Films expands, adds blown film lines

    May 15, 2007
    Charter Films expands, adds blown film lines Charter Films Inc., of Superior, WI, USA, has completed a major plant expansion of its existing manufacturing and warehouse facilities. The company, which specializes in extruded blown film, has also adde…

  • Narrow Web Europe

    April 27, 2007
    Inkjet/film development opens up printed memories

  • Narrow Web Profile: Labelgraphics

    Narrow Web Profile: Labelgraphics

    Katy Wight || April 26, 2007
    Scottish entrepreneur Alex Mulvenny has built one of the most enviable label converting operations in the UK over the last 24 years. He plans to hand the baton to his sons this year, but will still have a role in helping make major strategic decisions.

  • Continuous Improvement

    Continuous Improvement

    Jack Kenny || April 26, 2007
    Lean Manufacturing and other continuous improvement methods have been in place at many converting plants for up to a few years. Here's a progress report.

  • Label Inspection

    Label Inspection

    Michelle Sartor || April 26, 2007
    The tools that help improve color, shape, type and overall precision come in many variations, and the technology continually improves.

  • McGee and Nard form industry partnership

    April 24, 2007
    Two FTA Hall of Fame personalities, Wally Nard and Denny McGee, are now partners in Novaflex and MPS America. Both are based in Carol Stream, IL, USA. Nard has more than 42 years in the industry and Denny has more than 30 years. Their experience c…

  • GEW appoints agent for Thailand sales

    April 24, 2007
    GEW (EC) Ltd., a manufacturer of UV curing systems headquartered in Redhill, England, has announced the appointment of Techno Global Graphics Co. Ltd. as its representative in Thailand. Techno Global Graphics is part of the Techno Global Corporati…

  • Mark Andy Europe launches seminar series

    April 17, 2007
    Mark Andy has planned a series of Educator Seminars at its new Advanced Technology Centre in Switzerland. The seminar series continues a program launched in the United States by the company’s Comco brand in the 1990s, a program that continued i…

  • MACtac adds coating capabilities in USA

    April 11, 2007
    MACtac adds coating capabilities in USA MACtac, a supplier of pressure sensitive adhesive materials headquartered in Stow, OH, USA, has purchased a new coater. The investment is part of the company’s growth initiatives affecting all of the com…

  • GIDUE presses selling across continents

    April 11, 2007
    The Italian press company GIDUE has sold its sixth press in India, and its third since the beginning of 2007, says Managing Director Federico d’Annunzio. The company also has announced machinery sales in Australia and Spain. Sel-Jegat, Sivak…

  • Charter Films adds two blown film lines in expanded plant

    April 11, 2007
    Charter Films Inc., of Superior, WI, USA, has completed a major plant expansion of its existing manufacturing and warehouse facilities. The company, which specializes in extruded blown film, has also added two new coex blown film lines. The blown…

  • CMM 2007 to feature narrow and midweb tech center

    April 3, 2007
    CMM, the USA’s biennial converting trade show, will feature a converting technology center dedicated to narrow and midweb products. The organizer has announced that bielomatik, J&H Printing Solutions, Propheteer, BST Pro Mark, Martin Automa…

  • Tough Duty Labels

    Tough Duty Labels

    Michelle Sartor || March 27, 2007
    Labels that need to withstand difficult environments require the right substrates and adhesives to perform properly.

  • Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006

    March 19, 2007
    Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006 Aquaflex, a manufacturer of narrow web presses, reports that the company “significantly exceeded” its 2006 sales projections, nearly doubling its sales over the previous year. Aquaflex is own…

  • Printed Electronics

    Printed Electronics

    Jack Kenny || February 27, 2007
    A new industry, in its embryonic stage today, can shape the future of printing, as well as just about every other industry on the planet.

  • Narrow Web Profile: J.R. Cole Industries

    Narrow Web Profile: J.R. Cole Industries

    Jack Kenny || February 27, 2007
    A full service printing, packaging and prepress company makes inroads into new technologies.

  • RFID Converting Machinery

    RFID Converting Machinery

    February 27, 2007
    The creation of labels containing RFID circuitry requires sophisticated and exacting equipment. Following is an overview of several of the products available in the narrow web marketplace today from some of the industry's top manufacturers.

  • MACtac adds to capabilities with Pennsylvania coater

    February 27, 2007
    MACtac, a supplier of pressure sensitive adhesive materials headquartered in Stow, OH, USA, has purchased a new coater. The investment is part of the company’s growth initiatives affecting all of the commercial areas it serves, and will be inst…

  • RFID Market Update

    RFID Market Update

    Michelle Sartor || February 26, 2007
    RFID growth did not meet expectations in 2006, but those involved believe that adoption will continue as businesses realize the benefits of the technology.

  • 2007 North American Label Study published by TLMI

    February 13, 2007
    The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) has published the 2007 edition of the North American Label Study (NALS), which provides an overview of the pressure sensitive label and product decoration market. The study gives TLMI member companies…

  • Nilpeter pushes offset sales to meet rising interest

    January 23, 2007
    Responding to a greater interest in rotary UV offset printing, especially among high-end converters in the EU countries, Nilpeter plans to boost spending on its UV rotary offset press sales budget by 50 percent in the current trading year. “…

  • Stork Prints acquires

    January 23, 2007
    Stork Prints acquires AKL Flexo Technik Expectations of a bright future for flexo sleeve technology have prompted Stork Prints Group to acquire AKL Flexo Technik, a leading producer and innovator of in-the-round flexo sleeves. Stork manufactures fl…

  • WATER INK TECHNOLOGIES, Lincolnton, NC, USA Neal Bogart

    January 23, 2007
    WATER INK TECHNOLOGIES, Lincolnton, NC, USA — Neal Bogart has joined the company’s technical sales staff with over 18 years of UV and water-based ink and coating experience. He is responsible for the narrow web, wide web and corrugated ma…

  • Aquaflex reports sales nearly doubled in 2006

    January 16, 2007
    Aquaflex, a manufacturer of narrow web presses, reports that the company “significantly exceeded” its 2006 sales projections, nearly doubling its sales over the previous year. Aquaflex is owned by F.L. Smithe Machinery and is located in D…

  • Cheese specialties

    January 11, 2007
    Bel Brands, the US subsidiary of the French cheese company Fromageries Bel, is located some 20 miles southwest of Green Bay, WI, in Little Chute. Bel Brands manufactures a variety of popular cheeses in Wisconsin, from the Connoisseur brand to Kaukaun…

  • Packaging trade shops

    January 11, 2007
    A long, strange trip, or a well executed directional strategy?

  • Narrow Web Europe

    January 11, 2007
    UK roll label converters expect consolidations to rise

  • Narrow Web Profile: G-3 Enterprises

    Narrow Web Profile: G-3 Enterprises

    Jack Kenny || January 11, 2007
    Focusing strictly on wine and spirits labeling, this California converter wants only the challenging work.

  • PS Adhesives

    PS Adhesives

    Jim Duvall & Joe Mausar || January 11, 2007
    Replacing three standard PSA property tests with one new analytical test

  • Narrow Web Offset

    Narrow Web Offset

    Michelle Sartor || January 11, 2007
    Offset offers another printing option for converters and their customers to evaluate. The process differs from flexo, often providing a quality that can be useful in image conscious industries.

  • Opportunities South of the Border

    Opportunities South of the Border

    Jennifer Dochstader || January 11, 2007
    A newfound resilience in Latin America and still a place where regional label printers, and their foreign suppliers, profit.

  • RAKO adds more

    November 14, 2006
    RAKO adds more Nilpeter flexo units RAKO Etiketten has increased the flexo capacity of its Witzhave plant near Hamburg, Germany, by installing two Nilpeter UV flexo presses. Both are the recently-introduced FA-4 models each with a 13" web widt…

  • Narrow Web Europe

    November 1, 2006
    Private label brands set for even faster growth