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  • Comco launches new series of flexo seminars

    July 19, 2005
    Comco launches new series of flexo seminars Comco’s popular education programs for flexographers continues in 2003 with five in a series of “Flexo Focus Educator Seminars.” The free seminars have been developed for converters and c…

  • ExxonMobil salutes labels, packaging with annual awards

    July 19, 2005
    ExxonMobil salutes labels, packaging with annual awards ExxonMobil Chemical, Macedon, NY, has honored seven companies for excellence and innovation in flexible packaging and labeling at its 16th annual Golden Mummy and Pyramid Awards ceremony. Held…

  • Swiss materials company in new hands

    July 19, 2005
    Swiss materials company in new hands More tidying up in the label stock world. As reported in the last issue, financially-troubled SJP UK becomes a subsidiary of ScandStick, a Swedish manufacturer of self-adhesive materials, and was renamed ScandSti…

  • Plastic Suppliers wins

    July 19, 2005
    Plastic Suppliers wins second OSHA award Plastic Suppliers Inc., Columbus, OH, a manufacturer, converter, and distributor of plastic film, has been recognized for a second time for its safety and health programs by OSHA’s SHARP (Safety and He…

  • process

    July 19, 2005
    Phototype, of Cincinnati, a prepress service provider for the packaging industry, has announced the availability of a new imaging process for photopolymer plates that claims to improve flexo printing quality on smooth, non-porous substrates, such as…

  • Web press agreement

    July 19, 2005
    Web press agreement unites two heavyweights The decision by Montreal-based RDP Marathon Inc. to market and support Drent Goebel web presses in the US and Canada underscores the fierce competition in the narrow and mid-web offset market. Both compan…

  • Consolidation continues

    July 19, 2005
    There’s a touch of unfinished business about this column, in fact as Yogi Berra quipped, “It’s déjà vu all over again.” Readers may remember that the last column led with some observations about the troubled labe…

  • Idaho converter updates with new equipment

    July 19, 2005
    Idaho converter updates with new equipment Crown American LLC, a label and flexible packaging printer with locations in Idaho Falls and Boise ID, has completed a total update of its Idaho Falls plant. The operation has moved to a new production loc…

  • Flexible Packaging

    Leah Genuario || July 19, 2005
    Narrow web converters are seizing a significant share of this lucrative market.

  • Novaflex Inc. Booth 343

    July 19, 2005
    Novaflex Inc. Booth 343 Narrow Web Gravure Press Novaflex/DCM is presenting Biva 4, the new 31" wide press with short run and quick change advantages designed for narrow web gravure. The drying system and tension controls are designed for prin…

  • Rohm and Haas builds two new plants

    July 19, 2005
    Rohm and Haas builds two new plants Rohm and Haas Co., of Philadelphia, has constructed an adhesives plant in Jacareí, Brazil. The $15 million plant was opened in the spring. The company also has opened a Midwest Technical Center in Elgin, IL…

  • Novaflex and Robinette

    July 19, 2005
    Novaflex and Robinette to market PSI machines Novaflex Inc., of Carol Stream, IL, and Robinette Machinery, of Bristol, TN, have formed a partnership to manufacture, install, and service converting equipment formally manufactured by Preferred System…

  • Film Trends in Narrow Web

    Jack Kenny || July 19, 2005
    Films are taking market share from papers in high visibility consumer markets.

  • Photopolymer plate

    July 19, 2005
    Photopolymer plate MacDermid Printing Solutions Atlanta GA USA Flex-Light ULT 5.0 for the narrow web market can be used for labels, folding cartons, flexible packaging, and multi-wall bags. It is slightly softer than MacDermid’s Encore plate…

  • Mark Andy seminars

    July 19, 2005
    Mark Andy seminars set for May and June Two educational events for converters have been scheduled by Mark Andy/Comco, one in Worcester, MA, and the other in the Cincinnati area. The company’s sixth Educator Series seminar, The 2002 Comco Fl…

  • Plate Mounters

    July 19, 2005
    From the simplest of designs to the most complex, these machines take the guesswork - and the potential for waste - out of plate alignment.

  • Flexo set to build

    July 19, 2005
    Flexo’s widening influence is apparent at Ipex 2002, this year’s big graphic industry event, held April 9-17 at the National Exhibition Centre near Birmingham in the UK. For the first time, one of the 15 halls will be dedicated to Converf…

  • Paper Converting Machine Company

    July 19, 2005
    Paper Converting Machine Company Webtron/Zigzag Narrow Web Flexo Presses Offering the full-line of Webtron/ZIGZAG flexographic printing presses in web widths from 7.5" and up. Perfect for your tag, label, folding carton and flexible packaging…

  • Uncapped plates

    July 19, 2005
    Uncapped plates MacDermid Graphic Arts Atlanta, GA USA Encore, a new uncapped sheet photopolymer product, is designed for high quality printing on flexible packaging, folding cartons, preprint linerboard, multiwall bags, and labels. The plates are…

  • Valmet Converting opens tech center

    July 19, 2005
    Valmet Converting opens tech center Valmet Converting has announced the launch of a new Converting Technology Center (CTC) at Valmet Rotomec SpA, near Milan in northern Italy. The CTC will be a research and development facility for improving cust…

  • Uncapped sheet

    July 18, 2005
    Uncapped sheet photopolymer MacDermid Graphic Arts Atlanta, GA USA Encore is a new uncapped sheet photopolymer designed for high quality printing on flexible packaging, folding cartons, preprint linerboard, multiwall bags, and labels. Encore pl…

  • Label marketer opens national sales office

    July 18, 2005
    Label marketer opens national sales office Pocono Packaging Specialties has established a national sales office in Shawnee-on-the-Delaware, PA. The company, owned by Michael P. Keklak, is a sales and marketing firm that offers PS labels, folding c…

  • North American Label Markets

    Jack Kenny || July 18, 2005
    The narrow web industry battles recession and stays afloat.

  • Offset film press for flexible packaging

    July 18, 2005
    Offset film press for flexible packaging Giebeler Druckmaschinen Langenfeld, Germany The Advantage R520 & R680 presses have been developed to provide flexible packaging printers with an effective alternative to gravure for high quality graphic…

  • ExxonMobil begins major plant expansion

    July 18, 2005
    ExxonMobil begins major plant expansion ExxonMobil Chemical Company has broken ground on a 100,000 square foot building to house a new production unit at the company’s oriented polypropylene (OPP) manufacturing plant in Shawnee, OK. The…

  • Beverage Labeling

    Talar Sesetyan || July 18, 2005
    New ideas and product differentiation in a highly competitive packaging market.

  • Packaging a novel repro service

    July 18, 2005
    Packaging a novel repro service The old certainties about label converting, with its relatively good growth and margins, are changing fast. At its most extreme level, globalized trading and communication systems are altering the nature of markets…

  • High definition flexo

    July 18, 2005
    High definition flexo is topic at conference The High Definition Flexo Consortium (HDFC), a trade association which promotes flexography to print buyers and designers, will hold a free education seminar at Northeastern Wisconsin Technical Coll…

  • Harper adds equipment

    July 18, 2005
    Harper adds equipment, allies with Opaltone Harper Corporation of America, the Charlotte-based manufacturer of anilox rolls, has acquired a new Echotech CNC grinder for its Advanced Surface Technologies Center. The grinder will allow for tight…

  • Stork Cellramic Inc.

    July 18, 2005
    Stork Cellramic Inc. MORE THAN JUST ANILOX ROLLS We have the experience to relate anilox specifications to specific print results and recommend effective actions. Whether you are looking for greater ink densities, higher cell counts, or are work…

  • Inline flexo press

    July 18, 2005
    Inline flexo press MATIK NORTH AMERICA West Hartford, CT USA The Omet multifilm chill-drum press is designed specifically for the flexible packaging market. The press, available in 16", 20" and 24" widths, offers clear print quali…

  • Label Stock: Paper vs. Film

    Talar Sesetyan || July 18, 2005
    Substrate variety and quality are greater than ever, and films are showing their muscle.

  • Personal Care Labeling

    Talar Sesetyan || July 11, 2005
    High quality, eye appeal and cost are driving this demanding label market.

  • Rotary Screen

    July 11, 2005
    Once used by few narrow web printers, this technology is now in demand.

  • Healthcare Labeling

    Lisa Nieves Mateo || July 11, 2005
    With constant healthcare reform and government pressure to lower the price of pharmaceutical products, cost has become a major issue in this growing market.

  • The Flexo Challenge

    Jack Kenny || July 11, 2005
    As the flexo industry matures and its practitioners perfect their printing arts, new challenges emerge.

  • The North American Label Market

    Lisa Nieves || July 11, 2005
    A special report on the state of the label industry: a look at the economy, the labor problem, the technology, and the markets that are driving today's changes.

  • Narrow Web Opportunities in Flexible Packaging

    Chris Mitchell || July 11, 2005
    No longer the sole province of the wide web converters, flexible packaging is narrowing down.

  • Label Stock

    Lisa Nieves || July 11, 2005
    This two-part feature focuses first on the latest trends in paper, film, foil, holograms and other specialty substrates. The second portion provides insight on the latest emerging markets.

  • Coating Equipment

    Lisa Nieves || July 11, 2005
    Narrow web coating units, both in-line and off-line, are ideal for specialty applications.

  • The Evolving World of Holograms

    Lisa Nieves || July 8, 2005
    Taking the "rush for the clock" into consideration, marketers have centered their packaging and labels around glitzy, eye-catching strategies

  • Toray Plastics receives excellence award

    November 30, -0001
    It received "The Excellence in Safety Performance and Records" Award in the Providence Business News' Manufacturing Awards.

  • MPS sells second flexo press to Grupo Lappi

    MPS sells second flexo press to Grupo Lappi

    November 30, -0001
    Grupo Lappi's second MPS EF flexo press will be used primarily for printing shrink sleeves and wraparound labels for the food and beverage markets.

  • Belarus converter adopts Sistrade system

    November 30, -0001
    Uniflex has acquired Sistrade’s ERP/MIS system to manage business and production processes throughout the operation.

  • Avery Dennison

    November 30, -0001
    The Fasson Roll North America division of Avery Dennison has launched seven new flexible packaging products, and combined the expanded offering with low minimum order quantities ideal for promo pieces, test marketing, sample pouches, single-serve por…

  • Info Label buys new HP Indigo WS6000 press

    November 30, -0001
    Info Label buys new HP Indigo WS6000 press Info Label Inc., of Clifton Park, NY, USA, is one of the first label converters to acquire the newest of HP Indigo’s digital presses: the WS6000. The industrial machine, first announced last year at L…

  • Anchor Printing adds

    November 30, -0001
    Anchor Printing adds 2 Aquaflex ELS presses Anchor Printing, of Bloomfield Hills, MI, USA, has acquired two new Aquaflex ELS servo presses to add capacity for its growing flexible packaging business. The purchases mark the company’s entrance…

  • Southeastern Printing adds latest technologies

    November 30, -0001
    Southeastern Printing adds latest technologies Southeastern Printing’s new facility in Palm City, FL, USA, provides labels for Coca-Cola, Pepsi-Cola and Dr Pepper Snapple Group. With its Comco C2 press, an eight station 22" machine, the c…

  • Hooven-Dayton adds capacity

    November 30, -0001
    Hooven-Dayton adds capacity and employees The Hooven-Dayton Corporation (HDC), a narrow web printer with both flexographic and digital printing capabilities based in Dayton, OH, USA, has purchased a new Nilpeter FB 4200 servo 16" press to expa…

  • Color Resolutions International Provides Custom Inks for High Quality Labels

    November 30, -0001
    Color Resolutions International Provides Custom Inks for High Quality Labels Color Resolutions International (CRI) is an international packaging ink company focused on water-based and UV curing flexo inks for printing pressure-sensitive labels a…