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Hotels Lower Rates For NPE2009

Fifty -nine percent of the 66 hotels on the official housing list for NPE2009, have lowered their rates for visitors by an average of 14%

Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses Celebrates 25 Years

Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses, the North American sales unit for printing presses manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., is celebrating a quarter of a century of innovations in 2009.

Harper Donates to Clemson Sonoco Institute

Clemson University donates innovative and state-of-the-art new Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design & Graphics.

Heidelberg Organizes "Environmental Dialog" at Print Media Academy

In order to encourage print shops with an interest in the environment to share know-how and to make ideas that have already been implemented accessible to others, Heidelberg initiated its first "Environmental Dialog" at the end of March.

Seminars For Engineering Reduces Web Handling Seminar Cost

Due to the recession being experienced by the web handling, converting and printing industries, Seminars for Engineers USA has reduced its price for its two-day technical seminar Principles of Web Handling

French AB Graphic Office to Distribute Nilpeter, Newfoil

AB Graphic Intl. Ltd., a UK label converting equipment manufacturer, has announced the opening of its French office near Paris.

AIMCAL Converting School Adds New Courses to 2009 Schedule

New additions to the Converting School curriculum, organized by AIMCAL, give attendees hands-on experience in a lab setting.

IMDA Offers Membership Discount

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. is offering its first ever discount on corporate memberships.

Canadian School Students Win 2009 Phoenix Challenge

Two Canadian High School students were declared the winners of the twelfth Annual Intl. Phoenix Challenge Flexo Skills Competition

TLMI Conference to Help Attendees 'Get Smart'

The Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI), will hold its 2009 Technical Conference from September 8 - 10, 2009

Avery Dennison Creates Program to Support Growth Initiatives for Tape Converters

Avery Dennison offers a new program for everyday requirements called Advantage Solutions to industrial converters that use specialty tapes and foams.

New Technologies Highlighted at NPE2009 Exhibition

NPE2009, the central event in this year’s plastics industry calendar, will stand as a milestone in historical transition

Mark Andy Reports 'Strong' First Quarter Sales

Mark Andy Inc., a world leader in narrow- and mid-web printing and converting equipment, has reported “strong sales” during first quarter 2009

Unifoil Receives Environmental Certifications

Unifoil Corp., a developer of environmentally friendly packaging and printing materials that create product differentiation, has received chain-of-custody certifications from the Forest Stewardship Council and the Sustainable Forestry Initiative program

Rohrer Corp. Achieves FSC & SFI Chain-of-Custody Certifications

Rohrer Corp. has achieved chain of custody certification from Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI)

Tax Stamp Forum: Recovery of Tax Revenue Paramount for Governments

Governments are being urged to consider the benefits of tax stamps to maximize revenue from tobacco and alcohol sales during the global economic downturn and thwart criminals.

Specialty Paper Industry Conference 2009 Sets Agenda

The North American Specialty Paper Industry Conference 2009 is being held May 15, 2009, at The Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver, Canada.

PowerID Announces Release of Smaller and Improved RFID Labels

PowerID Ltd., reportedly an industry leader in battery-assisted, passive (BAP) RFID technology, has introduced smaller, improved versions of its EPCglobal Class 1, Generation 2-compliant PowerG and PowerM BAP labels.

German Plastics Packaging Industry Profits 'Tense'

IK member companies judge the current economic situation as worse than three months ago, according to an IK economic poll for the second quarter of 2009.

Euroadhesiv Choose a Second HP Indigo Press

Euroadhesiv, after five years of experience printing high quality labels with an HP Indigo Press ws4500, has recently decided to install a second HP Indigo, the new HP Indigo Press ws6000.

Enercon Industries Partners to Advance Nonwoven Technology

Enercon Industries announces a partnership with the Inst. of Environmental and Human Health (TIEHH) that will combine each organization’s expertise to develop technology to advance the functionality of nonwovens and technical textiles.

Brookfield Offers Two Courses on Viscosity Test Methods

Brookfield, a leading supplier viscosity measurement and control equipment, offers two courses that provide users of Brookfield instrumentation with the hands-on knowledge to get the most out of their viscosity test methods.

ARC Intl., MarquipWardUnited Sign Development Agreement

ARC Intl. has announced the signing of a supply and development agreement which makes ARC Intl. the preferred supplier for all of the MarquipWardUnited anilox requirements and needs.

OMET Forms Partnership with Clemson's Sonoco Packaging Inst.

OMET S.r.l. of Lecco, Italy, has formed a partnership with Clemson Univ.'s new Sonoco Inst. of Packaging Design and Graphics.

Italian Printing/Converting Machinery Industry Has Profitable 2008

The Italian printing and converting machinery industry reported a sales increase of 4% in 2008–boosted by an 8.4% increase in exports.

CMM Conference Program Focuses on Helping Converters Cope with Economy

With the theme of “Full Throttle Solutions for a Challenging Economy,” CMM Intl. has unveiled a comprehensive conference program to the converting industry.

Nordmeccanica Hosts Flexible Packaging Tech Conference

Nordmeccanica, recently hosted at its headquarters the company’s first International Technical Conference on “Flexible Packaging: Energy Saving; Environmental Impact; Food Safety.”

Jen-Coat Sells Tekkote Div.

Jen-Coat, Inc., has finalized the sale of the Tekkote Div. to an investor group lead by Larry Goldman, VP and general manager of the division since 1999.

IMDA Accepting Entries for Annual Awards Competition

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. is now accepting entries for its Third Annual Awards Competition, recognizing the industry's best in-mold labeled packaging and in-mold decorated durable products.

FFTA Registration Numbers Up, Even in Down Economy

Registrations for FFTA’s Annual Forum are slightly higher as compared to this time last year

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