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  • South Meck’ triumphs

    July 20, 2005
    South Meck’ triumphs in student flexo contest South Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, NC, won top honors at the recent International Phoenix Challenge High School Flexo Skills Competition, held at the Harper National Flexographic Center at…

  • Prairie State grows, moves to new plant

    July 20, 2005
    Prairie State grows, moves to new plant Prairie State Graphics, a label and flexible packaging converter, is moving in late May to larger quarters in Franklin Park, IL, and has acquired new converting equipment. “We have experienced strong…

  • CL and SATO form RFID partnership

    July 20, 2005
    CL and SATO form RFID partnership SATO America, of Charlotte, a manufacturer of bar code printing equipment since 1979, has announced a partnership agreement with CCL Label Inc. The partnership is aimed at developing intelligent labeling products, i…

  • US government sues to block

    July 20, 2005
    Justice Department also launches criminal probe of label stock industry The United States Department of Justice has filed a civil antitrust lawsuit to block the merger between UPM-Kymmene’s Raflatac subsidiary and Bemis Company’s MACtac…

  • Rotary Dies & Tooling

    July 20, 2005
    The search for the perfect cut leads die makers to pursue new technologies.

  • Food Labeling

    July 20, 2005
    Consumer convenience is driving major changes in the food packaging industry.

  • Narrow Web Profile: Graphic Solutions Inc.

    Jack Kenny || July 20, 2005
    Bold steps take this Illinois converter well into the 21st Century.

  • AIM opens US center

    July 19, 2005
    AIM opens US center AIM, the automatic ID trade association (the web address is www.aimglobal.org) plans shortly to open a US office in Pittsburgh. It will host an umbrella organization representing US-based companies who manufacture, test and sell…

  • Ford to upgrade

    July 19, 2005
    Ford to upgrade security labeling Automotive manufacturers have long been plagued by large-scale counterfeiting of spare parts, backed with convincing faked packaging. Ford Europe’s latest initiative is to beef up the security labeling on al…

  • X-ident joins

    July 19, 2005
    X-ident joins ‘smart label’ integration group For a relatively young company, X-ident GmbH has seen plenty of action on the take-over front. It was one of the first companies in Europe to develop special materials for producing smart l…

  • Prepress giant builds

    July 19, 2005
    Prepress giant builds on its Chinese base Esko-Graphics (the Belgium-based prepress group that evolved from last year’s merger between Barco and Purup-Eskofot) is the latest European graphics vendor to invest heavily in Asia-Pacific expansio…

  • Keeping prying fingers from blister packs

    July 19, 2005
    Keeping prying fingers from blister packs Pharmaceutical packaging designers must ensure trouble-free access to a product by bona fide users, while safeguarding it against the unwanted attentions of a child’s fingers. Simplicity is a key issue…

  • Hovat expands

    July 19, 2005
    Hovat Ltd., one of the UK’s largest producers of flexo-printed stationery and data labels, has acquired Wydata Ltd., an innovative producer of bar coded stationery and digital printing. The deal, which is worth around £5 million ($8.05 mi…

  • SATO AMERICA, Charlotte, NC — John Hutchens has been appointed key account manager, a newly created position.

    July 19, 2005
    SPINNAKER COATING, Troy, OH — James L. Severs has been appointed vice president, human resources. James Slavens has joined as field sales representative for the mid-Atlantic region. David Montgomery has joined as field sales representative for…

  • RADTECH INTERNATIONAL NA, Chevy Chase, MD — Mike Idacavage,

    July 19, 2005
    RADTECH INTERNATIONAL NA, Chevy Chase, MD — Mike Idacavage, UCB Chemicals, received the RadTech President’s Award.…

  • PLYMOUTH PRINTING, Cranford, NJ — Ross Feehrer

    July 19, 2005
    PLYMOUTH PRINTING, Cranford, NJ — Ross Feehrer has joined as director of operations.…

  • LAMART CORPORATION, Clifton, NJ — Maria Garcia

    July 19, 2005
    LAMART CORPORATION, Clifton, NJ — Maria Garcia has been added to the technical staff.…

  • HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA — MaryEllen

    July 19, 2005
    HARPER CORPORATION OF AMERICA — MaryEllen Goodwin has been appointed as marketing manager.…

  • GALLUS, Philadelphia — Andy Schmitz

    July 19, 2005
    GALLUS, Philadelphia — Andy Schmitz has joined as sales manager. Located in St. Louis, MO, he is responsible for Midwest sales.…

  • FLEXOGRAPHIC PRE-PRESS PLATEMAKERS ASSOCIATION, Baltimore, MD — Jack Fulton

    July 19, 2005
    FLEXOGRAPHIC PRE-PRESS PLATEMAKERS ASSOCIATION, Baltimore, MD — Jack Fulton of Printron Engravers has been elected president. Newly elected cabinet officers include Laura Wright, City Stamp Works; Lee Grantham, Mark/Trece Inc.; Bill Ruch,…

  • ENERCON INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, Menomonee Falls, WI — Dennis Carew

    July 19, 2005
    ENERCON INDUSTRIES CORPORATION, Menomonee Falls, WI — Dennis Carew has been named Canadian sales manager.…

  • ECKART AMERICA, Cleveland — Tom Cunningham

    July 19, 2005
    ECKART AMERICA, Cleveland — Tom Cunningham has been appointed Midwest account manager — graphic arts.…

  • CHROMAS/AQUAFLEX, Montreal, QC, Canada — John Estefan

    July 19, 2005
    CHROMAS/AQUAFLEX, Montreal, QC, Canada — John Estefan has been added to the multi-national sales force. He will manage Canadian sales from Ontario westward. Dave Paularena has joined as US West Coast regional sales manager.…

  • AVERY DENNISON, Painesville, OH — Albert Groen

    July 19, 2005
    AVERY DENNISON, Painesville, OH — Albert Groen has been chosen as director, specialty product line team, Fasson Roll North America.…

  • ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH — Don Stoll

    July 19, 2005
    ANDERSON & VREELAND, Bryan, OH — Don Stoll has been appointed regional sales manager, serving Illinois and eight surrounding states.…

  • ADVANCED VISION TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta — Ron Hadar

    July 19, 2005
    ADVANCED VISION TECHNOLOGY, Atlanta — Ron Hadar has been appointed sales manager of the western region. J. Chris Leyes has been appointed sales manager of the south central region.…

  • Cold foil transfer adhesive

    July 19, 2005
    Cold foil transfer adhesive Rad-Cure Fairfield NJ USA RAD-BOND CF10-series, UV cold foil transfer adhesives are available for flexo application and are designed to replicate the process of hot stamping at a lower cost. It can be applied over wax-f…

  • Color mark

    July 19, 2005
    Color mark registration sensor Tri-Tronics Tampa FL USA Mark-eye, newly introduced, is a pulse-modulated photoelectric registration mark sensor. It detects color marks on most transparent and translucent packaging materials on a continuous web an…

  • Diecutter

    July 19, 2005
    Diecutter Kempsmith Machine Milwaukee WI USA The In-line Rotary Die Cutter eliminates changing cutting cylinders when the repeat length is changed. Cutting cylinders are sized to the maximum repeat length of the printing press. Repeat length chang…

  • viscometer

    July 19, 2005
    Improved viscometer Brookfield Engineering Laboratories Middleboro MA USA The improved CAP 2000+ Viscometer is a flexible research and development instrument with good quality control performance testing capabilities. It offers a viscosity ran…

  • Static eliminator

    July 19, 2005
    Static eliminator EXAIR Cincinnati OH USA The 3" Super Ion Air Knife removes static electricity from plastics, webs, printed materials, and other product surfaces. It provides a sheet of air to sweep surfaces clean and is effective up to 20 f…

  • Digital label film

    July 19, 2005
    Digital label film Surface Specialties, UCB Films Smyrna GA USA Rayoface WDI is a new top-coated film for digital printing. It combines the company’s white, non-cavitated, biaxially oriented polypropylene film with a new top coating designed…

  • Sheeter/stacker

    July 19, 2005
    Sheeter/stacker Contech Goddard KS USA The in-line sheeter/stacker edge trims pressure and light sensitive material with a score slitter, moves the material past an operator for visual inspection, then moves to the cutter. The flying knife cutter…

  • Photopolymer

    July 19, 2005
    Photopolymer Econo Products Rochester NY USA SX and FGX are solvent developed sheet photopolymer materials. SX is for flexo applications. FGX is a soft durometer material for corrugated and folding carton applications. Both are available in all th…

  • Wax/resin ribbons

    July 19, 2005
    Wax/resin ribbons Sony Chemicals Mount Pleasant PA USA TRX-55 is a specialty resin ribbon to print on a wide variety of receiving materials. These materials include coated and uncoated paper labels, varnished label stock, and films. It provi…

  • Hot stamp printing system

    July 19, 2005
    Hot stamp printing system Take-A-Label Grand Rapids MI USA The model M-20 Hot Stamp Imprinter can be added to the model TAL-750HD label dispenser and the TAL-3000R round product label applicator. The imprinter allows the user to print one line of…

  • Polyester film

    July 19, 2005
    Polyester film Toray Plastics North Kingstown RI USA Lumirror U6V and U6V1 are co-extruded, UV stabilized polyester films. The UV blocking films are color-neutral, don’t degrade or yellow, and retain high optical clarity. They are suited for…

  • UV monitoring

    July 19, 2005
    UV monitoring Apprise Technologies Duluth MN USA The UV Spy is a UV monitoring device that optimizes effectiveness of the curing processes. The fixed bandwidth radiometer and dosimeter operates in temperatures from 32° to 167° F. It measur…

  • Ink mixer

    July 19, 2005
    Ink mixer A.W.T. World Trade Chicago IL USA The Tornado Ink Mixer and Color Blender has increased capacity and blade height adjustment. It mixes one quart containers to five gallon containers. The turntable has a self-centering clamping device. Bl…

  • Synthetic paper

    July 19, 2005
    Synthetic paper Avery Dennison Fasson Roll North America Painesville OH USA Polyart synthetic papers have been added to the Fasson Rapid-Roll product line. These biaxially oriented HDPE products are inventoried in four calipers — 5.5, 7.0, 8…

  • Sensor

    July 19, 2005
    Sensor Migatron Woodstock IL USA Intrinsically Safe is the newest feature on the Migatron series RPS-409A-IS Ultrasonic Sensor. For use in hazardous locations, it is UL listed: File No. E226209. Features include built-in temperature compensa…

  • Software

    July 19, 2005
    Software Creo Billerica MA USA Pandora 2.0 software is the next major release of PDF-based step and repeat packaging layout products. New features include support for Job Definition Format, editable non-rectangular bleed paths automatically derive…

  • Coating

    July 19, 2005
    Coating UVitec Printing Ink Lodi NJ USA The company introduced a UV flexo matte coating with low gloss that can be used on a variety of substrates, including most paper, foil and film. The coating has good scuff resistance, as well as smooth lay d…

  • UV adhesives

    July 19, 2005
    UV adhesives Northwest Coatings Oak Creek WI USA Several new UV adhesives have been designed for in-line throughcure cold foil applications. The adhesive is printed in the desired pattern followed by specially designed foil being nipped onto the w…

  • Diffractive light reflecting foils

    July 19, 2005
    Diffractive light reflecting foils Kurz Transfer Products Charlotte NC USA Lenses are diffractive light reflecting foils that display lens patterns and create the illusion of depth. The product, available as both a hot stamping foil and as a lamin…

  • Quality assurance

    July 19, 2005
    Quality assurance Rafsec Jyväskylä Finland This multi-protocol and multi-frequency quality assurance system was developed and designed by Softronica. RFID transponders are used as data carriers, and zero-defect quality is a pre-requisite…

  • Inspection equipment

    July 19, 2005
    Inspection equipment Print Vision Systems Lewiston NY USA The company has revamped its product lineup of inspection equipment. Products include the PV Macro, a Gross Error Detection System with true image processing in real-time. PV Pharma is 100…

  • Primer, adhesive

    July 19, 2005
    Primer, adhesive ADM Tronics Northvale NJ USA Polaqua W-7 is a versatile extrusion, laminating and printing primer for clay coated paper surfaces. It offers good grease and oil resistance and is both water and moisture resistant. The primer, on a…

  • Sheetfed gravure press, equipment

    July 19, 2005
    Sheetfed gravure press, equipment Max Daetwyler Huntersville NC USA The Moog Sheetfed gravure press lays down lacquers with four times more weight than offset or flexo, providing thicker coverage. This gear-driven press produces good color consist…

  • Adhesive melters

    July 19, 2005
    Adhesive melters Nordson Duluth GA USA VersaBlue adhesive melters provide precise adhesive add-on weights and reduce maintenance for high volume, high speed packaging operations. It features variable speed AC motors, multiple pump selections an…