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  • True Label acquires first Jetrion 4000 inkjet press

    September 17, 2007
    True Label acquires first Jetrion 4000 inkjet press True Label Inc., a narrow web converter based in Toledo, OH, USA, has acquired the first Jetrion 4000 UV inkjet system. Jetrion, which unveiled the press at Labelexpo Americas in 2006, is owned by…

  • Labeltronix launches new wine sales team

    September 17, 2007
    Labeltronix launches new wine sales team In response to growing demand for custom label solutions, Labeltronix, a converting company based in Orange, CA, USA, has hired two salesmen to serve only the wine industry. Bill Huey and Steve Bisceglia have…

  • Tailored Label Products and Mike Erwin honored

    September 17, 2007
    Tailored Label Products and Mike Erwin honored Tailored Label Products Inc. (TLP), a custom manufacturer of high-performance labels and diecut adhesives located in Menomonee Falls, WI, USA, has been named one of the 2007 Top 10 Small Businesses thro…

  • Smyth Companies acquires Stoffel unit

    September 17, 2007
    Smyth Companies acquires Stoffel unit Smyth Companies Inc., based in Minneapolis, MN, USA, has completed a purchase of the Printing Division of Stoffel Seals Corporation. The acquisition will give Smyth additional capabilities for package promotion…

  • Syracuse Label plans $2.8 million upgrade

    September 17, 2007
    Syracuse Label plans $2.8 million upgrade 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. The company employs 85 people,…

  • Alex Mulvenny granted MBE award

    September 17, 2007
    Alex Mulvenny granted MBE award Alex Mulvenny, owner of Labelgraphics, will receive a Member of the British Empire (MBE) award from the Queen of England. The MBE is one of a series of awards that the queen gives out on an annual basis. Mulvenny says…

  • CMM attracts converters, packagers to

    July 19, 2007
    Held for the first time at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, IL, outside of Chicago, CMM International drew a crowd of converters and packaging professionals estimated by the show producer at nearly 7,000. The four-day event featu…

  • Self-adhesive labels set new record in Europe

    July 19, 2007
    Self-adhesive labels set new record in Europe Self-adhesive label use in Europe has now exceeded five billion square meters (53.8 billion square feet) a year as sales in 2006 soared overall by 7.7 percent, according to Jules Lejeune, managing direct…

  • Markzware charges

    July 19, 2007
    Markzware charges patent infringement Markzware, of Santa Ana, CA, USA, announced last week that it has filed a lawsuit in US Federal Court in Los Angeles against Enfocus Software Inc., of California, and Artwork Systems, of Belgium, alleging that…

  • Braden Sutphin chief wins top ink award

    July 19, 2007
    Braden Sutphin chief wins top ink award Cal Sutphin, president of Braden Sutphin Ink, Cleveland, OH, USA, has been named the 2007 Man of the Year by the Metro New York Printing Ink Association. Braden Sutphin, a family owned company, has been in bu…

  • Labeltronix adds Digicon finishing press

    July 19, 2007
    Labeltronix adds Digicon finishing press Labeltronix, of Orange, CA, USA, has incorporated a Digicon finishing press with hot stamping capabilities into its operation. The new press, the fourth of its kind in the United States, produces foil labels…

  • Polymag Tek receives

    July 19, 2007
    Polymag Tek receives its CE certification Polymag Tek Inc., of Rochester, NY, USA, has received CE certification for its narrow web cleaner family of products. The company has designed and manufactured contact web cleaning equipment for 13 years.…

  • Checkpoint combines EAS & RFID in new label

    July 19, 2007
    Checkpoint combines EAS & RFID in new label Checkpoint Systems Inc., of Thorofare, NJ, USA, a manufacturer of identification, tracking, security, and merchandising systems for the retail industry and its supply chain, has introduced the Evolve f…

  • 3 Sigma Corporation

    July 19, 2007
    3 Sigma Corporation improves its web site 3 Sigma, a supplier of pressure sensitive products based in Troy, OH, USA, has announced major improvements to its web site: www.3sigma.cc. Some of the new features include expanded information regarding pr…

  • Europe label sourcebook newly updated by AWA

    July 19, 2007
    Europe label sourcebook newly updated by AWA AWA Alexander Watson Associates has published an updated edition of the complete sourcebook on the label market in Europe. Labeling Markets: European Market Study & Sourcebook 2006 is a reference sour…

  • 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…

  • GRE Engineering Products is sold

    July 19, 2007
    GRE Engineering Products is sold GRE Engineering Products AG, of Steinebrunn, Switzerland, has been sold to Roger Wey, formerly of Datacon GmbH, a supplier in the field of semi-conductors. The seller was Rolf Reichle, managing director. “I re…

  • Label Traxx partners with more suppliers

    July 19, 2007
    Label Traxx partners with more suppliers Three coating material suppliers — Acucote, Technicote and Spinnaker Coatings — have partnered with Tailored Solutions to interface with Label Traxx, a print business management system for flexo c…

  • GIDUE expands press manufacturing to Brazil

    July 19, 2007
    GIDUE expands press manufacturing to Brazil GIDUE, the press manufacturer based in Turate, Italy, has introduced its first Combat press manufactured in Brazil. The 370 UV S-Combat “Fabricada no Brasil” is the result of the partnership be…

  • UPM Raflatac to begin work on Polish plant

    July 19, 2007
    UPM Raflatac to begin work on Polish plant UPM Raflatac, the Finland based manufacturer of pressure sensitive materials, has received an operations permit to construct its new self-adhesive label materials factory in Kobierzyce, about 10 kilometers…

  • Nilpeter introduces 16" gravure cassette

    July 19, 2007
    Nilpeter introduces 16" gravure cassette Nilpeter, a narrow web press manufacturer based in Slagelsle, Denmark, has introduced a 16" gravure cassette to the industry. In its 13" incarnation the cassette has been well received on the 1…

  • Martin Automatic adds

    July 19, 2007
    Martin Automatic adds to its European presence Martin Automatic, of Rockford, IL, USA, has announced moves to further strengthen its European presence. To provide added support to its customers across Europe, Gabrielle Dankwerth has been appointed…

  • AB Graphic opens new plant, debuts rewinder

    July 19, 2007
    AB Graphic opens new plant, debuts rewinder AB Graphic International will host an open house in June to celebrate the official opening of its new manufacturing plant located at Bridlington, East Yorkshire, England. The event will take place June 20,…

  • Kurz expands finishing and manufacturing plants

    July 19, 2007
    Kurz expands finishing and manufacturing plants Kurz Transfer Products (KTP), of Charlotte, NC, USA, has announced the expansion of its US facilities, significantly increasing manufacturing and finishing capacities in multiple locations. The expans…

  • AVT, Mark Andy expand technology cooperation

    July 19, 2007
    AVT, Mark Andy expand technology cooperation Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), an Israel based manufacturer of automatic inspection systems for printing applications, is expanding its business and technology cooperation with Mark Andy, a manufacture…

  • Avery, Motorola team up for RFID production

    July 19, 2007
    Avery, Motorola team up for RFID production The new enterprise mobility business from Motorola Inc. and Avery Dennison Corporation have announced a strategic relationship under which Avery Dennison RFID will supply EPCglobal Gen 2 RFID tags to Motor…

  • Wilson Manufacturing completes big expansion

    July 19, 2007
    Wilson Manufacturing completes big expansion Wilson Manufacturing, a rotary die manufacturer based in St. Louis, MO, USA, has completed a 35,000 square foot expansion that increases its total square footage to 81,000. New sales and administration of…

  • Digitalabel makes its industry debut

    July 19, 2007
    Digitalabel makes its industry debut in North Carolina Digitalabel, of Durham, NC, USA, has announced its launch as a digital printer specializing in labels for customized, short run and prototype packaging projects. “We are ideally position…

  • Tadbik Pak adds

    May 15, 2007
    Tadbik Pak adds new Drent-Goebel press Tadbik Pak, of Teradion, Israel…

  • UV Days 2007 planned

    May 15, 2007
    UV Days 2007 planned in Germany by IST METZ IST METZ is holding its third UV Days event June 18 to 22 at its headquarters in Nürtingen, Germany. The event will feature specialist technical presentations and the opportunity to exchange informa…

  • Conference addresses specialty papers

    May 15, 2007
    Conference addresses specialty papers A conference on specialty papers is planned for May 15-16 in Finland, sponsored by AWA Conferences. The event is designed for all involved in the specialty papers market: pulp and paper producers, chemical and e…

  • New print consultancy specializes in ‘Lean’

    May 15, 2007
    New print consultancy specializes in ‘Lean’ Southworth Consulting LLC, of Niantic, CT, USA, has recently launched and specializes in assisting printers and other graphic arts firms in the elimination of waste and inefficiency using the p…

  • Play golf and support

    May 15, 2007
    Play golf and support flexo scholarships DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI) is holding its 4th Annual Scholarship Drive Golf Outing on June 13. The outing raises funds to give future flexo press operators the opportunity to be trained and start…

  • Kodak donates prepress systems to Cal Poly

    May 15, 2007
    Kodak donates prepress systems to Cal Poly California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly), in San Luis Obispo, has upgraded its digital imaging lab with an equipment donation from Kodak that included a Trendsetter 800 III Quantum Platesetter and…

  • 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…

  • Clemson plans seminars on digital flexo proofing

    May 15, 2007
    Clemson plans seminars on digital flexo proofing The Graphic Communications Department of Clemson University, located in Clemson, SC, USA, will conduct two day-and-a-half seminars in May on the subject of digital proofing for flexography. The semina…

  • Sekuworks redesigns

    May 15, 2007
    Sekuworks redesigns its brand identity Sekuworks, a supplier of brand protection products based in Cincinnati, OH, USA, has unveiled a new corporate brand identity that emphasizes the company’s continued dedication to providing full service s…

  • Esko strengthens its business during 2006

    May 15, 2007
    Esko strengthens its business during 2006 Esko, a system integrator for packaging pre-production headquartered in Gent, Belgium, reports a strong performance throughout 2006, its first complete year under Axcel ownership. Audited consolidated revenu…

  • Beau Label acquires

    May 15, 2007
    Beau Label acquires a new Nilpeter press Beau Label Corporation, of New York City, has purchased a Nilpeter FB-3300-S servo-driven press in response to the increasing demand for high quality flexographic printing, says President V. J. Melapioni. T…

  • PeterLynn Labels adds another Mark Andy

    May 15, 2007
    PeterLynn Labels adds another Mark Andy PeterLynn Labels has installed a second 10” Mark Andy 2200 UV flexo line at its production plant in Corby, England to cope with growing demand for self-adhesive work. The family owned company acquired it…

  • 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…

  • Daetwyler system recovers solvents

    May 15, 2007
    Daetwyler system recovers solvents Max Daetwyler Corporation, of Huntersville, NC, USA, is introducing the newly designed RotoMAX solvent recovery system. The RotoMAX is available in six sizes, with an output from 10 to 300 gallons per hour, dependi…

  • Omet and Asahi seek plate standardization

    April 11, 2007
    Omet and Asahi seek plate standardization Press manufacturer Omet has joined forces with Asahi Photoproducts, a photopolymer plate supplier, to develop a new standard for flexo printing techniques. Asahi will provide its prepress and plate expertis…

  • Edale showcases RFID

    April 11, 2007
    Edale showcases RFID at open house Edale, a press manufacturer based in Romsey, England, recently sponsored an open house to showcase its Lambda press, which was configured for offline RFID inlay affixing, incorporating a Tamarack P500 RFID unit.…

  • NELMA to sponsor conference and expo

    April 11, 2007
    NELMA to sponsor conference and expo The North East Label Manufacturers Association (NELMA) will hold its 5th Expo and Networking Conference on May 10 at the Bridgewater Marriott in Bridgewater, NJ, USA. The event will run from 1 to 7 p.m. and will…

  • Williamson to distribute DuPont flexo products

    April 11, 2007
    Williamson to distribute DuPont flexo products DuPont Packaging Graphics, of Wilmington, DE, USA, has chosen Williamson Printing Materials Limited, of Grimsby, ON, Canada, to distribute its line of flexographic products in Canada. “We put a l…

  • DiTrolio Institute certifies

    April 11, 2007
    DiTrolio Institute certifies US military veterans In an ongoing effort to do its part in assisting military personnel returning home from active duty, DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI) has undergone an application process to become approved by…

  • Edelmann presses introduced by Matik

    April 11, 2007
    Edelmann presses introduced by Matik Matik North America, of West Hartford, CT, USA, the exclusive distributor for Edelmann Graphics GmbH of Germany, has launched the latest generation of narrow web presses from Edelmann in North America. Edelmann…

  • 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…