Search Results for 'R'

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

  • Printers hold onto gains

    July 19, 2005
    Printers hold onto gains as recovery continues The printing industry is holding onto gains made since the first of the year, and economic recovery will continue to move in fits and starts until the economy and ad spending hit full stride late this…

  • Rotoflex Intl. donates

    July 19, 2005
    Rotoflex Int’l. donates inspection unit to DFI Rotoflex International, of Mississauga, ON, has donated a Model VSI-330 inspection slitter/rewinder to DiTrolio Flexographic Institute (DFI), Broadview, IL. “By learning to operate and pro…

  • Arjobex substrates now sold direct to converters

    July 19, 2005
    Arjobex substrates now sold direct to converters Arjobex, the Charlotte-based manufacturer of Polyart synthetic paper, is making its non-pressure sensitive product available direct to narrow web converters. Until now, the substrate had been availabl…

  • Miller salutes NorthStar

    July 19, 2005
    Miller salutes NorthStar for fifth straight year For the fifth consecutive year, Northstar Print Group has won Miller Brewing’s top national award — Partners in Excellence — for quality and service. Based in Watertown, WI, Norths…

  • High Definition Flexo Consortium ceases operations

    July 19, 2005
    High Definition Flexo Consortium ceases operations The board of directors of the High Definition Flexo Consortium (HDFC), announced the closing of the non-profit organization in May. The consortium, based in Dayton, OH, was formed in 1999 with the m…

  • Challenge Printing

    July 19, 2005
    Challenge Printing wins Target award Challenge Printing, Inc., Eden Prairie, MN, has received the “2001 Vendor Award of Excellence” as Target In-Store Marketing’s Print Vendor of the Year. Challenge was commended for its &ldq…

  • Narrow Web Profile: Label Haus

    Jack Kenny || July 19, 2005
    Calvin Reid has been making and selling labels for more than 40 years.

  • Look! A Flexo Pantone Guide

    Jack Kenny || July 19, 2005
    For the first time, a detailed guide has been printed to help flexographers match popular Pantone colors.

  • Special Report: Acquisition Fever

    July 19, 2005
    Buying and selling of label converting companies, groups of companies, and supplier businesses gained momentum in the second quarter.

  • Four is good,

    July 19, 2005
    Four is good, but seven is better Opaltone, the Pantone challenger from Australia, has its first European representation. VGM Verpakkingen, a leading Dutch prepress company specializing in packaging, will certify prepress companies, printers and su…

  • Improving engraving screens

    July 19, 2005
    Improving engraving screens Artwork Systems Group in Belgium and ZED Instruments, a UK manufacturer of direct laser engraving systems, have formed a strategic partnership. The former supplies FlexoCal and Hybrid Screening software, which allows flex…

  • Bar code productivity boost

    July 19, 2005
    Bar code productivity boost Whatever happens to RFID products, the demand for bar-coded labeling products keeps on growing. For example, Datamax International Ltd., owned by the Florida-based Datamax Corporation, has installed a seven-color Gallus E…

  • Still waiting

    July 19, 2005
    RFID technology remains an enigma. There have been some encouraging developments, but the soaring rates of growth spoken off in the mid 1990s look as far away as ever. Even the events of last September have failed to expand RFID security usage to any…

  • Louis Bruno

    July 19, 2005
    Louis Bruno Louis Bruno, founder of Harris & Bruno and father to Nick Bruno, died recently. Bruno founded Harris & Bruno in 1948 with his partner at the time, Mel Harris. Together they established a highly reputable “machine-shop&rdq…

  • PHOTOTYPE, Cincinnati, OH Dan Vosel

    July 19, 2005
    PHOTOTYPE, Cincinnati, OH — Dan Vosel has been appointed general manager.…

  • INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC FILMS, Hudson, OH Scott Sharpless

    July 19, 2005
    INTERNATIONAL GRAPHIC FILMS, Hudson, OH — Scott Sharpless has been appointed midwest regional sales manager. Tammy Renner has been appointed north central regional sales manager.…

  • HARPER CORPORATION, Charlotte, NC Margaret Kluttz

    July 19, 2005
    HARPER CORPORATION, Charlotte, NC —Margaret Kluttz has been appointed to the newly created position of vice president administration. Ronald Lee Kluttz has been appointed to customer service manager.…

  • Environmental Inks and Coatings, Morganton, NC Al Dodd,

    July 19, 2005
    Environmental Inks and Coatings, Morganton, NC — Al Dodd, who was instrumental in the development of water based inks for the envelope industry, has retired. Francis R. (Dick) Corby has been appointed national manager of envelope inks.…

  • Airfoil overlap system

    July 19, 2005
    Airfoil overlap system Maxson Automatic Machinery Company Westerly, RI USA The airfoil overlap system is a patented design that utilizes the principles of fluid mechanics to achieve safe, reliable jam free performance at the point of overlap on h…

  • PS papers

    July 19, 2005
    PS papers Avery Dennison Fasson Roll N.A. Painesville, OH USA Crack’N Peel and FasTrack are new lines of pressure sensitive papers. Crack’N Peel is a premium pressure sensitive line with patented diagonal scoring which produces h…

  • Airshafts

    July 19, 2005
    Airshafts Rimor Denmead, Hampshire, England The Con-Ex range of airshafts features a rubber lug design with a built in retraction system, thus avoiding the need for metal springs that can break and puncture the bladder. The ultra light shaft, 6&rd…

  • Thermal transfer machine

    July 19, 2005
    Thermal transfer machine and foil blocking machine Newfoil Machines Oldham, Lancashire England New T.T.C. and S.S.H. presses are based on the 500 series design, and are built with either a single printing station or diecutting station. The T.T.C.…

  • Liquid volume measurement tool

    July 19, 2005
    Liquid volume measurement tool Harper Corporation Charlotte, NC USA Ez-LVM Volumetric Kit is for measuring cell volume of anilox rolls and provides a more accurate measurement than a gravurescope. EZ-LVM will eliminate the question as to whether t…

  • Table top plate mounter

    July 19, 2005
    Table top plate mounter AV Flexologic b.v. Alphen aan den Rijn, Holland Mount-O-Matic table top is an effective system to mount flexible photopolymer printing plates accurately, directly in register on the plate cylinder. The system is based on tw…

  • Static control

    July 19, 2005
    Static control system Ion Industrial Windsor Locks, CT USA The Virtual AC intelligent static neutralizers have evolved to achieve new standards related to static control distances from the web surface, across the web width, as well as optimum ne…

  • Spot curing unit

    July 19, 2005
    Spot curing unit Honle UV America Marlboro, MA USA The UVA Spot 400 flood cure unit offers the user a complete range of spectra for any curing application and is available with multiple lamp and filter options. The portability of the UVA Spot 400…

  • Narrow roll cradles

    July 19, 2005
    Narrow roll cradles Rollguard Products Appleton, WI USA Narrow fiber cradles are designed to protect rolled and cylindrical products 4" to 11" in diameter during shipping, handling and warehousing. These patented cradles are available in…

  • Cabinet cooler

    July 19, 2005
    Cabinet cooler Exair Corporation Cincinnati, OH USA The new ETC (electronic temperature control) cabinet cooler keeps electrical enclosures cool while accurately maintaining temperature within ±1° F of the dial setting. Precise control…

  • Roll packager

    July 19, 2005
    Roll packager Berkshire Converting Systems Danbury, CT USA The Rollpacker is a one step automated finished-roll-to-package system that easily interfaces with any turret rewind system. The unit accepts the closed rolls from the turret system and pr…

  • UV ink system

    July 19, 2005
    UV ink system Flint Ink Ann Arbor, MI USA Gemini and Matrixcure UV ink systems enable folding carton and label converters to significantly improve image quality and point-of-sale impact for multimedia packaging applications. Ideal for CD, DVD, vid…

  • Tracker tool

    July 19, 2005
    Tracker tool ei3 Corporation Montvale, NJ USA Tracker is a new tool that streams real-time data feeds of monitored process line activity across a computer screen. Tracker makes pertinent machine information available to keep plant staff informed o…

  • Printing proofer

    July 19, 2005
    Printing proofer RK Print Coat Instruments Royston, Herts, England The compact K printing proofer is for production of high quality proofs using gravure, gravure/offset or flexo inks.The proofer occupies bench space of just 400mm x 500mm and can a…

  • Refrigerated circulating water bath

    July 19, 2005
    Refrigerated circulating water bath Brookfield Engineering Middleboro, MA USA The new TC-601 compact refrigerated circulating water bath, for use with Brookfield viscometers/rheometers and accessories, comes equipped with heating and cooling capab…

  • Roll form vinyl

    July 19, 2005
    Roll form vinyl FLEXcon Spencer, MA USA The new roll form flexible white vinyl is an addition to the DPM RTS product line. DPM Flex White RTS (Rough textured surfaces) meets the needs of roll converting manufacturers for durable goods labeling app…

  • Laminating

    July 19, 2005
    Laminating adhesive Rad-Cure Corporation Fairfield, NJ USA Rad-Bond 10PS-series, UV laminating adhesives are available for either flexo or screen application. These two component products are designed specifically for the lamination of two opaqu…

  • Dancer controller

    July 19, 2005
    Dancer controller Dover Flexo Electronics Rochester, NY USA SmartWeb is a feature-packed, low-cost digital dancer arm controller. This unit manages tension on converting and winding machinery or web presses where the process is intermittent and we…

  • High binding primer/adhesive

    July 19, 2005
    High binding primer/adhesive ADMTronics Northvale, NJ USA Polaqua 73F is an improved water-based primer/adhesive for extrusions and laminations. The product provides superior oil and grease resistance, along with excellent water and moisture…

  • Doctor blade

    July 19, 2005
    Doctor blade Max Daetwyler Corporation Huntersville, NC USA The Softblade is constructed of carbon doctor blade steel and a durable nickel-based coated tip to protect the blade. Using the Softblade reduces defects in gravure printing and significa…

  • High speed rotary sheeter/stacker

    July 19, 2005
    High speed rotary sheeter/stacker Contech Goddard, KS USA The new high speed rotary sheeter/stacker is designed for 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week operation. The unit is capable of processing rolls of material into sheets at a rate up to 1,000f…

  • Fusion UV expands

    July 19, 2005
    Fusion UV expands with southern US rep Fusion UV Systems has retained Pritchard & Company, a manufacturer’s representative in Rockwell, TX, to represent its products in Texas and Louisiana. Fusion UV, based in Gaithersburg, MD, supplies…

  • Kimdura brand acquired by Yupo America

    July 19, 2005
    Kimdura brand acquired by Yupo America Yupo Corporation America, Chesapeake, VA, announced in April the purchase of the in-mold label (IML), and non-label specialty paper businesses from Kimberly-Clark Corporation. This follows Yupo’s purchas…

  • In-mold label forum

    July 19, 2005
    In-mold label forum to be helf in Shanghai The 11th Annual International In-Mold Labeling Conference, IMLCON2002/Asia, will be held in the Grand Hyatt Shanghai, China, September 24–25. This is the first ever presentation of the Conference in…

  • Print industry activity continues 4-month rise

    July 19, 2005
    Print industry activity continues 4-month rise The National Association for Printing Leadership (NAPL), the Paramus, NJ-based trade association for the commercial printing industry, has issued its latest State of the Industry Economic Report with en…

  • Labeling technologies are focus of conference

    July 19, 2005
    Labeling technologies are focus of conference “European Labeling Technologies — a Review of Industry Issues and Dynamics” is the name of a conference planned for June 26-28 in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, and sponsored by AWA Confer…

  • Spinnaker emerges

    July 19, 2005
    Spinnaker emerges from asset protection WR Capital Partners and a senior management group announced recently that they have completed the purchase of substantially all of the assets of Spinnaker Coating Inc., which had filed for protection under th…

  • Mark Andy seminars

    July 19, 2005
    Mark Andy seminars set for May and June Two educational events for converters have been scheduled by Mark Andy/Comco, one in Worcester, MA, and the other in the Cincinnati area. The company’s sixth Educator Series seminar, The 2002 Comco Fl…

  • Artwork Systems wins FPPA innovation award

    July 19, 2005
    Artwork Systems wins FPPA innovation award Artwork Systems Group, of Gent, Belgium, has received the 2002 Technical Innovator award from the Flexographic Prepress & Platemakers Association (FPPA). The company, which manufactures professio…

  • Steven Label publishes guide

    July 19, 2005
    Steven Label publishes guide to label engineering Steven Label, of Santa Fe Springs, CA, a custom manufacturer and distributor of labels, has announced the publication of “Label Engineering Principles and Guidelines.” “Over 50 p…

  • Narrow Web Profile: Blake Printery

    Kathleen Scully and Jack Kenny || July 19, 2005
    A West Coast team of flexo masters keeps winning awards, and keeps winning awards.

  • Plate Mounters

    July 19, 2005
    From the simplest of designs to the most complex, these machines take the guesswork - and the potential for waste - out of plate alignment.