July 20, 2005 Form roller
Harris & Bruno International
Roseville CA USA
The Clean Image form roller utilizes a textured roller with an eccentric motion to scrub free hickeys from the plate. Its lateral oscillation resolves ghosting issues…
July 20, 2005 UV curing
Aetek UV Systems
Romeoville IL USA
The UV Genie system is a UV curing system designed for both flexography and lithography. It is sized to fit most presses, with lamps available from 9" through 27".
July 20, 2005 Foil embossing
Ready-HHS allows a converter to upgrade existing machinery with a system for adding both foils and holograms. The basic unit consists of the HHS base frame, a control panel and console, and installation adapters.…
July 20, 2005 Bonding
Wichita KS USA
The AppliPhase HVA Heat Vacuum Applicator provides total temperature control, assuring correct bonding of flexible back-light signage transfers, reflective sheeting, premask application tape and more. Operators can s…
July 20, 2005 Fuzzy film
Soft Touch is an overlaminating, polyolefin film with a peach-like feel. It is especially suited for health and beauty products.
Circle No. 57…
July 20, 2005 Coating thickness measurement
ScalarGauge F measures the thickness of very thin coatings applied to plastic film. It is a non-contact system using the latest optical technology, and will operate at any web speed.…
July 20, 2005 Plate measurement
LaGrange IL USA
The Techkon DMS910 Digital MicroScope is a hand held plate measurement device that measures conventional screens from 75 lpi to 300 lpi. It provides linearity and repeatability of ±0.5 percent w…
July 20, 2005 Polypropylene
Spencer MA USA
OptiFLEX Reseal polypropylene films are designed for resealable pouch label applications in personal care, household and chemical, and food markets. The products are coated with a removable acrylic PSA. The li…
July 20, 2005 Coater/laminator
Intech Automation Services
Marietta GA USA
The IAS coater/laminator allows for precise web coating and laminating for samples, testing and production runs. Many options are available.
July 20, 2005 Sun Chemical has begun production of its flexographic UniQure inks, colors that can be applied in multiple layers to paper or film without curing between print stations. The inks are cured using either electron beam (EB) or UV light only after the fi…
July 20, 2005 The enormous push that Wal-Mart gave to the future of radio frequency identification (RFID) in the summer of 2003 has begun a process that will radically change the way products are manufactured, stored, shipped, sold and consumed. Wal-Mart announced…
July 20, 2005 Labelexpo plans
The inaugural Label Industry Global Awards, organized by Labelexpo, will be the focus of a gala dinner and awards ceremony on the evening of September 13, the first day of Labelexpo Americas 2004.
Nominations will b…
July 20, 2005 Ferd. Ruesch AG and E.I. DuPont, DuNemours & Co., DuPont Imaging Technologies, were recently honored as the first winners of the TLMI Environmental Leadership Award from the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (TLMI). The award was presen…
July 20, 2005 Smart Labels USA 2004 is planned for March
The Smart Labels USA 2004 conference, sponsored by IDTechEx, is scheduled for March 17-18 in Boston, at the Long Wharf Marriott hotel. Optional workshops will take place on March 16 and 19.
The event will…
July 20, 2005 Space available at NELMA label show
NELMA, the North East Label Manufacturers Association, has announced that it will hold its third annual Label Manufacturers Expo on April 22 at the Bridgewater Marriott Hotel, Bridgewater, NJ.
The association ask…
July 20, 2005 Free flexo symposiums
offered by Harper
From February to June, Harper Corporation of America will offer its new “Flexo Education Symposiums” in five cities across the US.
Topics at the sessions will include advanced critical anilox…
July 20, 2005 American Roller buys Plasma Coatings
American Roller Company, Union Grove, WI, has acquired Plasma Coatings Inc., of Waterbury, CT, a manufacturer of thermal and release coatings. In October, American Roller purchased Champion Roller Company of Rock…
July 20, 2005 Spear teams up with Illochroma
over beer (labels)
Illochroma Labelling Group and Spear have joined forces to create Illo-Spear, which will produce labels for the beer industry.
Illochroma is a supplier of wet glue labels with production plants in…
July 20, 2005 New name in the film business
Competition in the fast-growing global market for polypropylene label and packaging films has intensified in the face of some major consolidations. One of the newest names is the Treofan Group, consisting of three separ…
July 20, 2005 Plenty has been written about RFID technology and its potential to influence supply chain management systems. Based on tiny microchips, the technology has shrunk in size and is now found in everything from swipe cards to tags to trace just about anyt…
July 20, 2005 RAFLATAC, Tampere, Finland — Mark Pollard and Jussi VanHanen have been appointed development directors. Tapio Kolunsarka has been announced development manager. Jan Hasselblatt has been named director, synthetics business. Håken Saxen has…
July 20, 2005 NILPETER, Slagelse, Denmark — Courtesy of Nilpeter’s joint venture with Rotoflex, David Ponthieu and Olivier Serieys are representing Nilpeter in France. Ponthieu is Rotoflex’s director in France and Serieys is responsible for Roto…
July 20, 2005 Power supply units
Fenton MO USA
The PS-24 (24 vdc) and PS-90 (90 vdc) provide current-regulated power output in tension control applications. The reverse current feature minimizes drag torque, allowing for use of the full torque ran…
July 20, 2005 Polyethylene film
Troy OH USA
PrimeScan is a white, matte top coated, polyethylene film. It is stocked with four acrylic adhesives and is offered trimless. The film achieves its opacity primarily from cavitation, not fillers, res…
July 20, 2005 Security paper
Appleton WI USA
AssurMark Security Label Substrate is tamper-evident and has covert security fibers for authentication to fight re-marking and counterfeiting fraud. The security fibers are invisible under ordinary lig…
July 20, 2005 Film
Lewis Center OH USA
The company is offering a clear, wide seal range, two-side sealable, coextruded OPP film. Typical applications include both vffs and hffs in laminated or single web form.
July 20, 2005 UV drying
Amherst OH USA
The QuadCure UV lamp head provides high UV output with reduced heat generating infrared energy. The four-segment reflector design directs UV light around the lamp body. The dichroic coating on th…
July 20, 2005 Thermal stock
Painesville OH USA
Fasson Direct-Therm 200GP direct thermal label stock has been designed to resist a variety of contaminants in the grocery and industrial labeling markets. It is a smooth, bright white paper with a me…
July 20, 2005 Valmet virtual tour
offered in 5 languages
Valmet Converting has announced that a ‘tour’ of its range of precision sheeters is now available on-line in 5 languages, at the company’s Internet site (www.valmetconverting.com). Visito…
July 20, 2005 Omet celebrates
its 40th anniversary
Omet, the Italian press manufacturer, celebrated its 40th anniversary early in November with a three-day party and the inauguration of a new building.
The latest structure, built adjacent to the company’s…
July 20, 2005 Nova Films moves
to new Ohio plant
Nova Films has recently completed a move to a new 35,000 square foot facility in Bedford, OH. The company also has expanded its sales and service staff.
Nova specializes in water borne pressure sensitive and heat…
July 20, 2005 Smart Packaging expo
joins Labelexpo 2004
Smart Packaging 2004 is being launched alongside Labelexpo Americas 2004, and will take place September 14-15 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Chicago, IL.
Developed in co-operation with the…
July 20, 2005 Nilpeter expands in France and Asia Pacific
Nilpeter, the Danish press manufacturer, has increased its European representation by the addition of two agents in France. David Ponthieu and Olivier Serieys now represent the company, courtesy of Nilpete…
July 20, 2005 Multi-Plastics to build new plant in Canada
Multi-Plastics Inc., of Lewis Center, OH, has broken ground on construction of a new production plant in Whitby, ON. The 33,000 square foot facility will open in August 2004, and represents a $2.7 million…
July 20, 2005 Canflexo represents Ashe Converting
Canflexographics Limited and Ashe Converting Equipment of Ipswich, England, have signed an agreement appointing Canflexographics the exclusive sales agents for Ashe’s line of slitters, inspection rewinders a…
July 20, 2005 Valéron taps Perez for Latin America market
Valéron Strength Films, of Houston, TX, a producer of specialty films, has teamed with Perez Trading Company to distribute the Valéron and V-Max printing films to customers in South an…
July 20, 2005 Cold Foil Alliance
formed by 8 suppliers
An organization called The Cold Foil Alliance has been formed by eight suppliers to the narrow web industry. Members of the alliance are dedicated to furthering the cold foil transfer process. Each is involv…
July 20, 2005 ROI Technologies buys American Label Co.
ROI Technologies, of Baltimore, has acquired selected assets of American Label Company of East Hanover, NJ. The acquisition was completed in late September.
Production will be centralized in ROI’…