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  • SCT acquires Intellectual Product Protection

    November 30, -0001
    SCT acquires Intellectual Product Protection SCT International, a holding company focused on security printing, brand protection and anti-counterfeiting, has announced that Affyrmx, its subsidiary, has acquired the intellectual property rights, incl…

  • Vendors donate to Clemson institute

    November 30, -0001
    Vendors donate to Clemson institute Among the many donors to Clemson University’s new Sonoco Institute of Packaging Design and Graphics are two companies whose products are well known in the narrow web industry: Harper Corporation of America a…

  • AB Graphic opens office in France

    November 30, -0001
    AB Graphic opens office in France UK label converting equipment manufacturer AB Graphic Inter-national has announced the opening of its French office, near Paris. As well as supplying its own range of products, the new company will also provide full…

  • J&H unveils a new folding carton press

    November 30, -0001
    J&H unveils a new folding carton press J&H Printing Solutions, Inc., a distributor of flexographic printing and converting equipment, now offers a new servo driven flexo press for the folding carton and mid to wide web paper industries. A jo…

  • Industry veteran Kenny launches consultancy

    November 30, -0001
    Industry veteran Kenny launches consultancy Jeff Kenny, a 21-year veteran of the label industry, has launched his own consulting business: J.P. Kenny & Associates. Kenny worked for nine years in the pressure sensitive materials supply business,…

  • Rotoflex expands its

    November 30, -0001
    Rotoflex expands its coverage in Latin America Rotoflex, a manufacturer of converting and finishing equipment, has expanded its sales coverage in Central and South America by adding distributors and agents across the region. Previously coordinated…

  • Multi-Color’s Gerace

    November 30, -0001
    Multi-Color’s Gerace to retire in two years Frank Gerace, president and CEO of Multi-Color Corporation, has provided the required notice that he does not intend to renew his employment agreement when it expires on March 31, 2011. Under the te…

  • 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…

  • Edale, Agfa offer digital inkjet to flexo printers

    November 30, -0001
    Edale, Agfa offer digital inkjet to flexo printers Agfa Graphics and Edale Ltd. have formed a partnership to distribute the Dotrix single pass digital inkjet press in combination with flexo presses. The companies have been working together to incorp…

  • Mühlbauer opens new tech center in the USA

    November 30, -0001
    Mühlbauer opens new tech center in the USA The Mühlbauer group, a Germany based manufacturer of security products, has opened a technology center in Newport News, VA, USA. The center, equipped with the latest technology, includes a sales a…

  • Schober USA moves to larger facility in Ohio

    November 30, -0001
    Schober USA moves to larger facility in Ohio Schober USA has moved to a new 10,000 square foot plant in Fairfield, OH, USA, a move designed to allow the company to provide additional services and capabilities to North American converters, printers a…

  • 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…

  • FTA honors four

    November 30, -0001
    FTA honors four for environmental excellence The Flexographic Technical Association (FTA) has recognized four companies through the 9th Annual FTA Environmental Excellence Award program. The award winning companies are the Lauterbach Group, Waukesh…

  • Lauterbach doubles size with new green

    November 30, -0001
    A couple of years ago, when the Lauterbach Group was looking to expand into a larger building, the company ran into a series of obstacles. Prices in their Waukesha, WI, USA, neighborhood were at a premium, and the cost of retrofitting an existing bui…

  • 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…

  • RotoControl now serving the label industry

    November 30, -0001
    RotoControl now serving the label industry RotoControl, a provider of high speed inspection, cutting and rewinding finishing machines for the label industry has officially launched operations at its manufacturing facility in Ahrensburg, Germany. The…

  • Dscoop4 sets record for conference attendance

    November 30, -0001
    Dscoop4 sets record for conference attendance Dscoop4, held in Orlando, FL, USA, in late February, broke records for total attendance as well as international attendance and participation from industry vendors. The event, whose name is a contraction…

  • Fullerton College acquires Mark Andy 2200L press

    November 30, -0001
    Fullerton College acquires Mark Andy 2200L press The printing department at Fullerton College, located in Fullerton, CA, USA, has added a new Mark Andy 2200L, a 10" six-color press with a UV coater and drying system. Anderson & Vreeland has…

  • Flint Group realigns its organizational structure

    November 30, -0001
    Flint Group realigns its organizational structure Flint Group, headquartered in Luxembourg, has announced a new organizational structure aimed at enabling customers to have full access to Flint Group’s broad product portfolio through a single…

  • Security groups plan tougher battle vs. fraud

    November 30, -0001
    Security groups plan tougher battle vs. fraud The International Organization of Standardization (ISO) has approved the creation of a new Technical Committee (TC) on fraud countermeasures and controls to help address development of standards related…

  • TLMI announces 2009 technical conference

    November 30, -0001
    TLMI announces 2009 technical conference The Tag & Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) will hold its ninth technical conference at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago September 8-10, 2009. The theme of this year’s technical conference is “…

  • Mark Andy to distribute Harper anilox rolls

    November 30, -0001
    Mark Andy to distribute Harper anilox rolls Anilox supplier Harper Corporation of America has announced that Mark Andy Inc. will carry Harper’s Platinum XLT anilox rolls as its anilox product for MAX, the company’s aftermarket service an…

  • ChemInstruments buys Tantec meter line

    November 30, -0001
    ChemInstruments buys Tantec meter line ChemInstruments has acquired the manufacturing and distribution rights to the CAM-Plus contact angle meters formerly produced by the Tantec Group. The patented CAM-Plus “Half Angle” measurement meth…

  • TLMI says it’s opposed

    November 30, -0001
    TLMI says it’s opposed to union free choice act The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute (TLMI) has publicly announced its opposition to the pending US Employee Free Choice Act (EFCA), better known as “Card Check.” The TLMI board…

  • 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…

  • ETI Converting reports high January sales

    November 30, -0001
    ETI Converting reports high January sales ETI Converting, a Canadian manufacturer of self-adhesive machines for the label market, says that 2009 is off to a great start. The company has announced a record January, in which it sold four machines. &l…

  • FFTA announces 2009 regional workshop tour

    November 30, -0001
    FFTA announces 2009 regional workshop tour The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Association (FFTA), the educational branch of the organization dedicated to advancing the flexographic printing process, announced the 2009 lineup for its series of…

  • merged to form Kammann USA. The new entity delivers more proactive

    November 30, -0001
    Kammann integrates into North American unit Kammann Machines Inc. and Kammann Machines Service Inc. have merged to form Kammann USA. The new entity delivers more proactive and integrated products and services for customers in North America using Kam…

  • The Label Printers sponsors robotics team

    November 30, -0001
    The Label Printers sponsors robotics team The Label Printers, a converter based in Aurora, IL, USA, is the sponsor of a FIRST robotics team organized by students at Geneva High School, Geneva, IL, USA. FIRST (For Inspiration and Recognition of Scien…

  • Franklin Adhesives launches a new website

    November 30, -0001
    Franklin Adhesives launches a new website Franklin Adhesives and Polymers, a division of Franklin International, has introduced a new internet website – www.FranklinAdhesivesandPolymers.com – to provide wood products manufacturers and la…

  • Mark Andy now offering Harper’s anilox rolls

    November 30, -0001
    Mark Andy now offering Harper’s anilox rolls MAX, the service and support team of Mark Andy Inc., has announced an expansion in its aftermarket offerings, providing another element of support for its customers. By partnering with Harper Corpor…

  • Radius Solutions plans N. American user event

    November 30, -0001
    Radius Solutions plans N. American user event Radius Solutions Ltd., producer of an integrated business information management system for the packaging and printing industries, will conduct its 2009 North America Users Conference July 8-10 at the Hi…

  • Sekisui again named to ‘Most Sustainable’ list

    November 30, -0001
    Sekisui again named to ‘Most Sustainable’ list Sekisui Chemical Group, the parent company of Sekisui TA Industries, has been named one of the Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World for the second consecutive year. Launche…

  • Neil McDonough named ‘Big Business Leader’

    November 30, -0001
    Neil McDonough named ‘Big Business Leader’ Neil McDonough, president and CEO of FLEXcon, has been named the “Big Business Leader of Year” by the Worcester Business Journal, a publication that heralds the activities and accomp…

  • Label Traxx webinars

    November 30, -0001
    Label Traxx webinars to enhance training Label Traxx, Tailored Solutions’ print business management software for flexo label converters, has added webinar based training to its training options, enabling users to reduce costs while learning t…

  • Bunting’s flexible die operation in full swing

    November 30, -0001
    Bunting’s flexible die operation in full swing Bunting Magnetics Company, Newton, KS, USA, has increased its flexible die manufacturing operation to full production. It is located in a new, custom built facility in Newton, and is solely focuse…

  • Multi-Color fares well in challenging third quarter

    November 30, -0001
    Multi-Color fares well in challenging third quarter Label converter Multi-Color Corporation announced financial results for the third quarter ended December 31, 2008, noting increased revenues and gross profits – due to the recent acquisition…

  • Gintzler Graphics installs two Sensotec systems

    November 30, -0001
    Gintzler Graphics installs two Sensotec systems Gintzler Graphics, a label converter based in Buffalo, NY, USA, has acquired two Sensotec Automatic Registration systems, which were installed by Innovative Printing Technologies (IPT), the North Ameri…

  • UPM Raflatac achieves ISO 14001 for NC plant

    November 30, -0001
    UPM Raflatac achieves ISO 14001 for NC plant UPM Raflatac has received ISO 14001:2004 Environmental Manage-ment System certification for its North Carolina, USA, labelstock manufacturing plant. The factory xwill be reassessed every year to ensure th…

  • Tapecon acquires a new Xeikon digital press

    November 30, -0001
    Tapecon acquires a new Xeikon digital press Tapecon, a label converter in Buffalo, NY, USA, has invested in a Xeikon 3300 digital color label press. The company, more than 90 years old, serves customers in a range of markets, including food and beve…