Search Results for 'M'

Search For:
Refine by Dates:
From: To:
Refine By Content:

  • Season for price hikes

    November 28, 2005
    Season for price hikes well under way Take a generous pinch of weak economic conditions, throw in the global aftermath of natural disasters, and mix together with some serious supply problems with oil based raw materials. The result is a predictabl…

  • Boost for Scandinavian label stock manufacturing

    November 28, 2005
    Boost for Scandinavian label stock manufacturing Economic pessimism does not seem to be inhibiting certain self-adhesive label stock manufacturers. Raflatac announced that it would double its current filmic label production at the Tampere mill in so…

  • Gallus acquires a stake

    November 28, 2005
    It’s easy to see how producing small folding cartons on reelfed presses, rather than on sheetfed offset presses, can offer real economic advantages. Also, the best of UV flexo will readily match offset quality. Yet, despite the best efforts of…

  • SUN CHEMICAL

    November 28, 2005
    SUN CHEMICAL, Northlake, IL, USA — The company announced the alignment of its North American Inks businesses in an effort to better serve its customers in different market segments and to increase the value to the customer. This has resulted in…

  • PRECISION AIRCONVEY CORP., Newark, DE, USA The company promoted Erik Adams

    November 28, 2005
    PRECISION AIRCONVEY CORP., Newark, DE, USA — The company promoted Erik Adams from regional sales manager to global sales manager. He will supervise a team of regional sales engineers and manage a worldwide network of representative firms and di…

  • HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA HarperScientific, the printing and coating supplies division of the company, has hired Bob Cizmar

    November 28, 2005
    HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA, Charlotte, NC, USA — HarperScientific, the printing and coating supplies division of the company, has hired Bob Cizmar as a technical product specialist. He will be responsible for technical support of HarperScien…

  • GEW (EC) LTD., Surrey, UK The company has named Craig Brawley

    November 28, 2005
    GEW (EC) LTD., Surrey, UK — The company has named Craig Brawley to the position of overseas sales manager.…

  • DOMINO AMJET INC., Gurnee, IL, USA The company has appointed Gary Page

    November 28, 2005
    DOMINO AMJET INC., Gurnee, IL, USA — The company has appointed Gary Page to its newly created position of business development manager. His main responsibility will be to enhance Domino’s presence in RFID solutions through its adoption an…

  • ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA William M. Stratton

    November 28, 2005
    ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA — William M. Stratton III was chosen to lead the company’s new division, ARclad, as its vice president and general manager. Stratton was previously general manager of the company’s e…

  • SATO America offers 14.9-cent RFID labels

    November 28, 2005
    SATO America offers 14.9-cent RFID labels SATO America now offers 4" x 2" Gen 2 RFID labels for 14.9 cents each in single roll quantities. The company says this new, low-priced smart label opens the door for immediate adoption of Gen 2 RFI…

  • Nilpeter, Gallus, MPS & Skanem named industry

    November 28, 2005
    More than 750 converters, suppliers and other industry professionals came together in September in Brussels to honor the winners of the 2005 Label Industry Awards. The R. Stanton Avery Lifetime Achievement Award, recognizing vision and pioneering ef…

  • Multi-Color pushes shrink market

    November 28, 2005
    Miller Brewing Company has brought its “Taste Referees” advertising campaign to limited-edition bottles of Miller Lite using full body shrink sleeve labels produced by Multi-Color Corporation, Cincinnati, OH, USA. The bottles’ shrin…

  • XSYS Print Solutions hosts UV flexo seminar

    November 28, 2005
    XSYS Print Solutions hosts UV flexo seminar XSYS Print Solutions played host to a comprehensive seminar addressing the growing market of UV Flexo for shrink applications. This one-day seminar, Market Expansion Through Shrink Conversion, held in Plym…

  • Electron beam

    November 28, 2005
    Jetrion, a supplier of inkjet printers and inks based in Ann Arbor, MI, USA, has formed a partnership with Advanced Electron Beams Inc. (AEB), of Wilmington, MA, USA, to introduce an electron beam (EB or e-beam) curing unit specifically for the narro…

  • Happy holidays

    November 28, 2005
    I thought it appropriate to end the year with a holiday message, one that demonstrates the complexities of eco-economy. It begins with a conversation between God and St. Francis of Assisi. God: "You know all about gardens and nature. What's going…

  • A Little Perspective

    November 28, 2005
    Let's face it: Some people have really different perspectives on life, the kind that make you scratch your head. In college, I had a history professor who was a bit odd, to put it mildly. A mild mannered, middle-aged eccentric with his own point of v…

  • Narrow Web Europe

    November 28, 2005
    Narrow Web Europe Gallus acquires a stake in folding carton technology By Barry Hunt It’s easy to see how producing small folding cartons on reelfed presses, rather than on sheetfed offset presses, can offer real economic advantages. Als…

  • Narrow Web Profile: Reynders Etiketten

    Narrow Web Profile: Reynders Etiketten

    Jack Kenny || November 28, 2005
    The latest technology and the highest quality are propelling this Belgian converter to global expansion.

  • Digital Printing

    Digital Printing

    November 28, 2005
    The growth of plateless printing is steady, and is attracting attention from some non-traditional printers.

  • More paper price hikes

    October 18, 2005
    More paper price hikes are expected Not surprisingly, the effects of higher oil and energy prices have begun to feed through to the price of raw materials. All types of global converters and label stock manufacturers can expect many more hikes of t…

  • Stora Enso refocuses

    October 18, 2005
    Stora Enso refocuses labels strategy The sales organization of Stora Enso’s Global Specialty Papers group is being reorganized to combine its Label Papers and Technical Papers businesses into one sales team. “We have identified growing…

  • Wal-Mart plans entry strategy

    October 18, 2005
    Wal-Mart plans entry strategy for Eastern Europe Label and packaging groups with interests in Eastern Europe, or indigenous companies themselves, will have noted with interest the announcement by Wal-Mart’s CEO, Lee Scott, that his company i…

  • New UK company formed with two new press agencies

    October 18, 2005
    New UK company formed with two new press agencies LPP Ltd., a newly formed company in Manchester, England, has been appointed agent for Aquaflex covering the UK and Ireland. Rotoflex, a Barcelona based manufacturer of forms and label presses, has ma…

  • Rako to install

    October 18, 2005
    Rako to install two Gallus RCS 330 presses Rako Etiketten has bought two Gallus RCS 330 servo-driven platform presses to expand capacity for small and medium sized runs on various substrates at its plant in north Germany. Both modular machines have…

  • Major new force

    October 18, 2005
    The global nature of label production favors consolidation, especially among European and US converters. The latest example is the formation of IlloSpear, which brings together the European operations of Illochroma Labelling Group and the filmic labe…

  • Esko-Graphics parent

    October 18, 2005
    he growing financial activity of private equity companies in the graphics industry was noted in the last column, when we reported the XSYS Print Solutions takeover of Flint Ink. No sooner had CVC Capital Partners been given the green light then we he…

  • STORK PRINTS B.V., Boxmeer, Netherlands and Kufstein, Austria Stork Prints

    October 18, 2005
    STORK PRINTS B.V., Boxmeer, Netherlands and Kufstein, Austria — Stork Prints Austria has expanded its research and development team by appointing Oscar Brouwer as production manager of flexo print forms.…

  • SEKISUI TA INDUSTRIES (STA), Brea, CA, USA Karen Frascella

    October 18, 2005
    SEKISUI TA INDUSTRIES (STA), Brea, CA, USA — Karen Frascella has joined the company’s overlamination division as regional sales manager of the northeastern USA and Canada.…

  • MAX DAETWYLER CORPORATION, Huntersville, NC, USA Phil Ford

    October 18, 2005
    MAX DAETWYLER CORPORATION, Huntersville, NC, USA — Phil Ford has joined the company’s sales team as regional sales manager.…

  • KLOCKNER PENTAPLAST GROUP, Gordonsville, VA, USA The companys board of directors has promoted Tom Goeke

    October 18, 2005
    KLÖCKNER PENTAPLAST GROUP, Gordonsville, VA, USA — The company’s board of directors has promoted Tom Goeke from chief operating officer to chief executive officer of the Klöckner Pentaplast Group. Michael Tubridy has been promot…

  • HARPER ASIA PACIFIC CO. LTD., Bangkok, Thailand Pornpitak Potivejku

    October 18, 2005
    HARPER ASIA PACIFIC CO. LTD., Bangkok, Thailand — Pornpitak Potivejkul has accepted the position of technical manager of the company’s recently formed Harper Scientific division.…

  • BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, Middleboro, MA, USA Joe Moi

    October 18, 2005
    BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING LABORATORIES, Middleboro, MA, USA — Joe Moi has been promoted to vice president of international business development.…

  • ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA The company has promoted Brian Smith

    October 18, 2005
    ADHESIVES RESEARCH INC., Glen Rock, PA, USA — The company has promoted Brian Smith to manager of environmental health and safety.…

  • ARCCURE TECHNOLOGIES, Lipp-stadt, Germany Peter Henning

    October 18, 2005
    ARCCURE TECHNOLOGIES, Lipp-stadt, Germany — Peter Henning became vice president of sales on October 1, assuming responsibility for the worldwide sales activities of the technology company.…

  • Michelle Sartor joins

    October 18, 2005
    Michelle Sartor joins L&NW editorial team Michelle D. Sartor has joined the staff of Label & Narrow Web magazine as associate editor. Sartor received her B.A. degree this year from Muhlenberg College in Allentown, PA, USA, from which…

  • Proofing system

    October 18, 2005
    Proofing system Integrity Engineering Princeton MN USA Integrity Engineering has introduced the Perfect Proofer, which works in conjunction with flexographic printing. This new product is meant to decrease the amount of time spent proofing inks ag…

  • End seals

    October 18, 2005
    End seals Max Daetwyler Huntersville NC USA Max Daetwyler Corporation now offers end seals as part of its line of flexo consumable items. The end seals are available in felt and foam. They are guaranteed to improve printing production by reducing…

  • Trim removal system

    October 18, 2005
    Trim removal system Converter Accessory Corporation Wind Gap PA USA The new FX1.5 has been added to the company’s family of Fox TrimAway and Fox Runner venturi trim removal systems. The FX1.5 fills the gap between the company’s small…

  • Packaging material

    October 18, 2005
    Packaging material Stora Enso Stevens Point WI USA The company introduces MultiFlex, a paper-based barrier packaging material. MultiFlex is a US FDA approved, aluminum-free packaging solution for lidding, pouch and oil, and grease resistant applic…

  • Automated color proofer

    October 18, 2005
    Automated color proofer Harper Corporation of America Charlotte NC USA The HarperScientific division of the company introduces the SHarper Color Proofer System, an automated proofing system. The system is designed to simulate a press by pulling th…

  • PET Films

    October 18, 2005
    PET Films Sihl Duren Zurich Switzerland PicoFilm targets both digital and laser printing. The new PET films are available up to 300 Ìm in thickness, coated on one or both sides, and with three different top-coats: matte, gloss, or transpare…

  • Thermal substrate

    October 18, 2005
    Thermal substrate Appleton Appleton WI USA Appleton introduces LightSafe 300 direct thermal substrate. LightSafe technology enables LightSafe 300 to maintain its original clean white appearance for two years or longer when exposed to high levels o…

  • Satin weave tape

    October 18, 2005
    Satin weave tape Paxar Corporation White Plains NY USA Paxar has developed a soft satin tape that requires no finishing station. The new tape, 910RFS, is designed for sewn-in care labels for clothing that will be home laundered and dry cleaned. It…

  • Drum labels

    October 18, 2005
    Drum labels FLEXcon Spencer MA USA FLEXcon is offering new drum labels as part of its DRUMcal line. The new labels are a lower cost alternative for drum labels that do not meet the BS 5609 standard requiring the label to withstand 90 days submerge…

  • Color measurer

    October 18, 2005
    Color measurer Gretag Macbeth Regensdorf Switzerland A new alternative to camera based systems for inline inspection of prints has been introduced. The new vipPAQ from Gretag Macbeth is an inline densitometric color measuring system designed for…

  • Solvent formulas

    October 18, 2005
    Solvent formulas Anderson & Vreeland Bryan OH USA Anderson & Vreeland now has three specialty solvent-washout solutions designed to improve processing of sheet photopolymers used in flexographic printing: Ultraflex LS, PLUS and…

  • Laminate tube press

    October 18, 2005
    Laminate tube press Ko-Pack Williston VT USA A combination of Ko-Pack’s traditional central impression drum technology and letterpress quality produces tube laminates for toothpaste tubes and healthcare products. The use of photopolymer lett…

  • Matte image coat

    October 18, 2005
    Matte image coat Water Ink Technologies Lincolnton NC USA Water Ink Technologies introduces UV Curable Matte Image Coat, a new UV coating with a writable surface. It is a UV curable coating that is receptive to marking, imaging, printing, an…

  • Pennsylvania converter names XSYS top supplier

    October 18, 2005
    XSYS Print Solutions’ narrow web inks division was named supplier of the year for 2004 by Yerecic Label located in New Kensington, PA, USA. XSYS was selected as the primary supplier of inks after a 12-week ink supplier qualification proce…

  • Technicote now a voting member of NASPO

    October 18, 2005
    Technicote now a voting member of NASPO Technicote, a pressure sensitive material solution provider headquartered in Miamisburg, OH, USA, has been admitted to the North American Security Products Organization (NASPO) as a voting member. Eric Buchr…