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Drupa Elects New President

Ing. Martin Weickenmeier, member of the executive board of Körber AG and CEO of Körber PaperLink GmbH, was unanimously elected the new president of Drupa at the recent Drupa 2012 committee meeting

Ciba to Close MetalFX Business

Ciba Coating has announced that it will be closing its Ciba MetalFX business unit, effective Dec. 19, 2008

AIMCAL Sustains Technology-Hungry

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators featured two short courses preceding the official opening day’s sessions on troubleshooting the vacuum coating process and practical defect reduction

Papers Sought For TAPPI European PLACE Conference

Industry professionals and research fellows are invited to present original papers at the 12th TAPPI European PLACE Conference, which will be held on May 18-20, 2009, at the Corinthia Hotel Royal in Budapest, Hungary

TLMI Sees Growth In Green

Members of the Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Naperville, IL, gathered at The Breakers Resort October 19–22 to celebrate the association’s 75th anniversary

FTA Announces Call for Entries for Awards Competition

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA), the world's leading professional society dedicated to advancing the flexographic print process, is now accepting entries for its 2009 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition

Aluminum Association Celebrates 75th Anniversary

The Aluminum Assn. will celebrate its 75th anniversary this month during its annual meeting, which will be held at The Greenbrier in White Sulphur Springs, WV, Oct. 19–21, 2008

Overnight Labels, Inc. Donates Labels to Nourish America

Overnight Labels, Inc., recently donated 90,000 Children's Multi+Cal/Mag printed labels to Nourish America. Nourish America is a Charity Navigator

Pinnacle XL to Present at Shanghai Conference

Pinnacle XL will be presenting at the 2008 Sino-American Flexible Packaging & Film Development Symposium, Nov. 13-14, 2008 at the Hua Ting Hotel in Shanghai, China

Martin Automatic to Exhibit at CPP/PackExpo

Martin Automatic will be exhibiting at CPP, November 9-13, 2008, located inside the AIMCAL pavilion at booth #9664

Registration Now Open for NPE2009

The Society of the Plastics Industry, Inc. (SPI), has announced that registration is now open for NPE2009

Glatfelter Launches 'Interactive Mill Tour'

Glatfelter, a leading global supplier of specialty papers and engineered products, has launched its first-ever “Interactive Mill Tour,” which is now available for viewing on the company's website

Heidelberg Offers Educational Seminars at Graph Expo 2008

Heidelberg has announced the lineup of its Print Media Academy (PMA) educational seminars, which are open to all 2008 Graph Expo attendees

Sequa Sells MEGTEC Systems to Private Equity Firm

Hamilton Robinson Capital Partners, a private equity firm based in Connecticut, announced that together with MEGTEC Systems management, it has acquired MEGTEC from parent company Sequa Corporation

Bridge the Package Innovation Gap Between InterPack and PACK EXPO

Packaging professionals seeking to bridge the gap between the technologies and innovations displayed six months ago at the triennial InterPack Fair in Germany

Heidelberg Speedmaster XL Perfector to Debut at Graph Expo 2008

Heidelberg will demonstrate its new Speedmaster XL 105 press with perfecting device (XL 105-P), suitable for package converting applications, for the first time in the US at Graph Expo 2008

Getting Better Blown Film

Danafilms, a manufacturer of custom PE films, recently upgraded its Westborough plant with another high precision Battenfeld Gloucester blown film line that will add more than 5 million lbs of additional capacity

Slitting & Rewinding Seminar at CPP Expo/PACK Expo

A Converting Equipment and Machinery Assn. (CEMA) seminar on “Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals For Converters” will be held November 11—12, 2008, in conjunction with CPP Expo/PACK Expo at McCormick Pl

DuPont Declares 'Force Majeure' for Ethylene Copolymers Business

Hurricane Ike caused storm surge damage at DuPont's Sabine facility in Orange, TX

KBA, FLEXcon Premiering Unique Substrates at Graph Expo

KBA North America, a global press manufacturer, has collaborated with FLEXcon Co., global manufacturer of p-s film products located in Spencer, MA, to premiere three new and unique substrates for the KBA Rapida 106 41-inch sheetfed press

Doctor Blades Enhance Print Quality

Esterlam Intl. Ltd. has a new generation of synthetic doctor blades said to offer enhanced print quality, longer blade life, and instant startup while still being safe for operators

Plate Shortens Processing Time

MacDermid Printing Solutions introduces MGC, a next-generation sheet photopolymer plate specifically designed to compete in the corrugated print market

Hoods Keep Workers Safe

Air Science USA’s ductless fume hoods offer sophisticated airflow, filter alarms, and advanced safety features

Two-Week Delivery for Die-Cutting Cylinders

Bunting Magnetics Co. manufactures Magnetic Cerface Die-Cutting Cylinders that permit the use of economical flexible steel dies

Tamper-Evident Label Film Meets Diverse Needs

Hutchison Miller Sales, Inc. has introduced a larger format version of its highly popular Clarifoil Integuard tamper-evident film

Western Shield Label Adds a Mark Andy 2200 Press

Western Shield Label recently purchased and installed a Mark Andy 2200 8-color UV flexo press

POLAR receives 2008 PIA/GATF InterTechTechnology Award

Polar recently received a 2008 PIA/GATF Intertech Technology Award for its Automated Cutting Systems

Mark Andy Acquired By MAI Holdings

Mark Andy Inc., a world leader in narrow and mid-web printing equipment and UV curing systems, has been acquired by newly formed MAI Holdings, held by American Industrial Partners Capital Fund IV, L.P. (“AIP”)

Kodak Experts Addresses 'Future Trends, Technologies' at Labelexpo

The latest techniques and technologies that label converters can use to help brand owners draw attention to their products, decrease time to market, and ensure protection against counterfeiting are among the topics that Kodak experts covered during Labelexpo Americas

Evonik Goldschmidt to Increase Prices for Organics and Silicones

Evonik Goldschmidt Corp.’s Industrial Specialties and Household Care business lines will increase list and off list prices for products marketed in North America, effective Oct. 1, 2008

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