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  • Label encyclopedia published

    July 20, 2005
    The first encyclopedia for and about the label industry was introduced at Labelexpo Americas 2004 in Chicago. The title is The Illustrated Encyclopedia of Labels and Label Technology, and the author is Michael Fairley, a well known label industry aut…

  • Bunnell, Avery Dennison, HP honored at

    July 20, 2005
    Dale Bunnell took the stage in Chicago in September to receive the R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award, presented at Labelexpo for devoting his career to the label industry. Bunnell is a recently retired vice president of Mark Andy. Two othe…

  • RFID Mark standard announced by AIM

    July 20, 2005
    RFID Mark standard announced by AIM AIM Global, an association representing companies in the automatic identification, data collection and networking industry, has announced the creation of the AIM RFID Mark to indicate the presence of an RFID trans…

  • Wisdom Adhesive launches new web site

    July 20, 2005
    Wisdom Adhesive launches new web site Wisdom Adhesives, of Franklin Park, IL, a manufacturer of custom adhesives for challenging substrates and environments, has launched its new web site. The Internet address is www.wisdomadhesives.com. The site f…

  • GRE forms company

    July 20, 2005
    GRE forms company to rebuild presses GRE Engineering AG, of Steinebrun, Switzerland, has formed a partnership with Lakeside Engineering Ltd. to form GRE International Ltd., based in Boston, England. The operation will concentrate on rebuilding pre-…

  • Magpowr relocates, increases capacity

    July 20, 2005
    Magpowr relocates, increases capacity Magpowr, a supplier of tension control systems, has announced plans to relocate its manufacturing operation from Fenton, MO, to the Maxcess International headquarters in Oklahoma City. Magpowr is part of the Max…

  • Rayven installs

    July 20, 2005
    Rayven installs new coating line Rayven Inc., a provider of laminating, coating and converting services, has announced the installation of a new coating line at the company’s St. Paul, MN, manufacturing facility. The coating line is 72"…

  • Goldenrod expands

    July 20, 2005
    Goldenrod expands manufacturing space Goldenrod Corporation, of Beacon Falls, CT, a manufacturer of pneumatic and mechanical shafts, safety chucks, core chucks and roll handling equipment, recently moved into a 30,000 square foot plant By moving i…

  • Esko-Graphics to focus

    July 20, 2005
    Esko-Graphics to focus on packaging market Esko-Graphics, headquartered in Gent, Belgium, has announced a change in the company’s business strategy to focus primarily on the packaging market. The company’s packaging activities now acco…

  • hlstrom marks growth in glassine liners

    July 20, 2005
    Ahlstrom marks growth in glassine liners Ahlstrom’s LabelPack division, a supplier of release base papers, reports a 33 percent increase in sales in specialty, tape and industrial segments in 2004. Although the self-adhesive label stock busin…

  • New coater is planned

    July 20, 2005
    New coater is planned for Raflatac’s US plant UPM, the Finnish forest products company and parent of Raflatac, has invested US$40 million in additional coating and finishing capacity at Raflatac’s pressure sensitive label stock producti…

  • Mark Andy, DuPont, Esko-Graphics open

    July 20, 2005
    Mark Andy, DuPont, Esko-Graphics open prepress demo facility Mark Andy, Esko-Graphics and DuPont have opened a joint prepress and on-press workflow demonstration site at Comco’s manufacturing facility in Milford, OH. The demonstration facili…

  • A&V markets Verbatim liquid photopolymers

    July 20, 2005
    A&V markets Verbatim liquid photopolymers Anderson & Vreeland Inc., of Bryan, OH, a manufacturer and distributor of flexographic printing materials and equipment, has been appointed distributor of Verbatim liquid photopolymers and related ma…

  • Logotech wins awards

    July 20, 2005
    Logotech wins awards for four labels Pressure sensitive labels by Logotech, of Fairfield, NJ, captured four awards in a contest sponsored by the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen’s International Gallery for Superb Printing…

  • ID Label buys

    July 20, 2005
    ID Label buys Image Scan ID Label Inc., of Lake Villa, IL, has acquired Image Scan, of East Providence, RI. With the purchase, ID Label plans to expand its capabilities in the variable imaging and pre-print bar coding industries. ID L…

  • New converter Century Solutions

    July 20, 2005
    A new label converting company, Century Solutions Inc., has been formed as an outgrowth of Century Marketing Corporation, Bowling Green, OH. The company specializes in short run labels and tags, shrink sleeves, and prototype products. According to C…

  • Maratech builds giant new plant in

    July 20, 2005
    The Channeled Resources Group has opened a new processing facility in Marathon City, WI, a 200,000 square foot plant that has slitting and sheeting capabilities to serve suppliers of silicone release liners and pressure sensitive laminates. The plan…

  • WS Packaging buys Promo

    July 20, 2005
    WS Packaging Group, a conglomerate of label and packaging manufacturing companies based in Algoma, WI, has purchased the assets of Promo Edge, a converting company located in Neenah, WI, from Menasha Corporation. Formerly known as Mid America Tag &am…

  • Dale Bunnell wins Lifetime Achievement

    July 20, 2005
    Dale Bunnell, the retired vice president of business development for Mark Andy Inc., has been awarded the prestigious R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award. The award will be presented September 13 at Labelexpo Americas in Chicago. At a gala b…

  • UK printer targets darts

    July 20, 2005
    Narrow web presses are used for production of many products, but one of the most unusual has to be in the plant of Retriever Sports, in Slough, England. The company is the largest manufacturer of darts and accessories worldwide, and uses its two Mark…

  • Paperplus formed to unite Europes specialty

    July 20, 2005
    Twelve European producers of specialty papers have established an association to represent their interests and jointly promote paper as a preferred material for flexible packaging, labeling and self-adhesive materials. The Speciality Paper Manufactu…

  • Narrow Web Sites

    July 20, 2005
    Narrow Web Sites www.aetfilms.com Applied Extrusion Technologies (AET Films), a manufacturer of OPP substrates, has launched a site aimed at helping end users and new customers to navigate the complex requirements of packaging and labeling film spe…

  • Unilux expands with

    July 20, 2005
    Unilux expands with presence in China Unilux Inc., a manufacturer of stroboscopic surface inspection lighting systems, has opened an office in Shanghai. Rachel Wu has been hired to coordinate and provide support materials for the company’s f…

  • INX & print associations sponsor OSHA seminars

    July 20, 2005
    INX & print associations sponsor OSHA seminars A series of two-day OSHA-sanctioned education sessions covering printing safety and health are being held this year in Ohio, Wisconsin, Illinois, Georgia and Missouri. The PrintGuard Train-the…

  • Valron celebrates

    July 20, 2005
    Valéron celebrates its 35th anniversary Valéron Strength Films, a producer of high performance and specialty films based in Houston, recently celebrated its 35th anniversary with a company picnic for employees and their families. Ope…

  • French school installs

    July 20, 2005
    French school installs a Mark Andy press Mark Andy France has installed a six-color Scout in the print training department of one of France’s oldest and well knownschools, École Supérieure Estienne des Arts et Industries Graphiq…

  • UCBs films business

    July 20, 2005
    UCB’s films business sold to new company The films business of the Belgium-based UCB Group is set to be bought for €320m by a consortium led by the former managing director of Hays Chemical Distribution, Dennis Matthewman, who will chair…

  • Harper enhances its

    July 20, 2005
    Harper enhances its anilox roll technology Harper Corporation of America has announced an enhancement of the firm’s proprietary Platinum anilox roll technology after several months of intense R&D. According to Margie Harper Kluttz, execu…

  • Xeikon creates unit

    July 20, 2005
    Xeikon creates unit in Scandinavia Xeikon International, headquartered in Lier, Belgium, has created Xeikon Scandinavia, a subsidiary for direct sales and service of Xeikon digital color printing equipment. The new company was founded following the…

  • Daetwyler formalizes

    July 20, 2005
    Daetwyler formalizes operations in China The Max Daetwyler Corporation has celebrated the grand opening of MDC Daetwyler (China) Co. Ltd. in Shanghai. The operation was begun in 2002 for the establishment of sales and distribution of doctor blades.…

  • CPFilms to install

    July 20, 2005
    CPFilms to install new metalizing line CPFilms, a manufacturer of coated films, has announced that it will install new metalizing production equipment at its manufacturing plant in Martinsville, VA. The company has three existing metalizing lines.…

  • ANI, Acheson Colloids

    July 20, 2005
    ANI, Acheson Colloids form distribution pact Acheson Colloids, of Port Huron, MI, has formed a three-year partnership with ANI Printing Inks, of Plymouth, MN, for distribution of Acheson’s polymer thick film conductive inks for RFID app…

  • Nilpeter forms new arm for European sales

    July 20, 2005
    Nilpeter forms new arm for European sales Nilpeter A/S, the Danish manufacturer of narrow web presses, has announced the formation of Nilpeter GmbH, a sales and service office for Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The new operation was made in agre…

  • Wikoff Color acquires Merit Ink & Coating

    July 20, 2005
    Wikoff Color acquires Merit Ink & Coating Wikoff Color Corp., of Fort Mill, SC, has purchased the assets of Merit Ink & Coating Co. of Alpharetta, GA. Merit Ink & Coating, a 50-employee company with sales in the eastern United Sta…

  • Kelleigh is reacquired

    July 20, 2005
    Kelleigh is reacquired by company founder Kelleigh Corporation, a manufacturer of flexographic photopolymer platemaking equipment, has been re-acquired by its original founder, Leigh Jezorek. “We’ve purchased the company based upon fee…

  • Arpeco is acquired

    July 20, 2005
    Arpeco is acquired by Precision Automation Arpeco, of Mississauga, Canada, has been acquired by Precision Automation Co. Inc., a manufacturer and integrator of automation systems. Arpeco, a manufacturer of slitter rewinders, diecutting machinery an…

  • MacDermid leaves A&V; BASF plates sign on

    July 20, 2005
    MacDermid leaves A&V; BASF plates sign on Anderson & Vreeland (A&V) has been named a distributor of BASF’s Nyloflex photopolymer printing plates in the US and Canada. The announcement, made in early August, was followed immed…

  • NOSCO, Verify Brand

    July 20, 2005
    NOSCO, Verify Brand focus on Rx security Verify Brand Inc., of Minneapolis, has formed an agreement with NOSCO Printing Group, of Waukegan, IL, to jointly produce, market and sell the patent-pending Verify Brand product security and authentication…

  • Miller Brewing extends contract with NorthStar

    July 20, 2005
    Miller Brewing extends contract with NorthStar NorthStar Print Group recently signed an extension of its existing label contract with Miller Brewing Company, under which NorthStar remains Miller Brewing’s sole label supplier. The new contract…

  • Discount Labels honored by distributor group

    July 20, 2005
    Discount Labels honored by distributor group Discount Labels, of New Albany, IN, a Quality Park company, has received the Supplier of the Year Award from Proforma for the third consecutive year. Proforma is a franchise of more than 800 distributors…

  • Convergent expands

    July 20, 2005
    Convergent expands pharma label facility Convergent Pharmacy has broken ground on an expansion project designed to nearly double the size of its Joplin, MO, plant to 70,000 square feet. The expanded facility will also function as the company’…

  • CCL sells plant

    July 20, 2005
    CCL sells plant to Color Ad Label CCL Industries Inc. announced in July the sale of its label manufacturing plant in Winnipeg, Manitoba, to Color Ad Label, a privately held company with interests in flexible packaging and labels. CCL Label Winnipeg…

  • National Graphic Supply to distribute INX inks

    July 20, 2005
    National Graphic Supply to distribute INX inks National Graphic Supply Corporation, an Albany, NY based distributor of graphic arts, photographic, forensic and electronic equipment and supplies, has been named a distrib…

  • Precision Process acquires Web Guides

    July 20, 2005
    Precision Process acquires Web Guides Precision Process Equipment, an OEM builder of electroplating equipment, has purchased the Web Guides Division of WTI. Precision is based in Niagara Falls, NY. The division will be located at the company’…

  • Matan launches its revised web site

    July 20, 2005
    Matan launches its revised web site Matan, a manufacturer of digital printing systems based in Rosh Haayin, Israel, has announced the launch of its new Internet site, www.matanprinters.com. The site was planned to facilitate better service and mark…

  • Magpowr equipment now available online

    July 20, 2005
    Magpowr equipment now available online MAGPOWR, of Fenton, MO, a manufacturer of torque and tension control technology, announces the immediate availability of Perma-Tork permanent magnet clutches and brakes and Sofstep magnetic particle clutches an…

  • DRI relocates HQ

    July 20, 2005
    DRI relocates HQ to Tampa, FL DRI, a designer of radiant electric infrared drying and heating equipment, has moved to a new headquarters in Tampa, FL. The contact information is: P.O. Box 13626, Tampa, FL 33681-36262, tel. 813-837-9368, fax 813-8…

  • Pitman to distribute

    July 20, 2005
    Pitman to distribute ICS proofing system Integrated Color Solutions (ICS), of New York City, has tapped Pitman Company to resell the ICS Remote Director monitor based contract proofing system, and the ICS PressOK hardware option to the graphi…

  • Alden & Ott receives

    July 20, 2005
    Alden & Ott receives ISO 9001/2000 status Alden & Ott Printing Inks, of Mount Prospect, IL, has successfully completed ISO 9001/2000 certification for both its offset and flexo manufacturing facilities in Illinois. “This registration…

  • Multi-Plastics expands equipment, plants

    July 20, 2005
    Multi-Plastics expands equipment, plants Multi-Plastics Inc., of Lewis Center, OH, continues its machinery expansion and modernization plan by taking delivery of the first of several custom designed slitting machines from Phoenix Machine Co. of Flan…