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Ready366 President Addresses IPA Sustainable Design Webinar

READY366’s President Susan Palombo, in cooperation with the IPA (Assn. of Graphic Solutions Providers), participated on a panel last week that delved into the environmental impact of sustainable design

Heidelberg Hosts Live, Integrated Print Shop at Graph Expo 2008

Heidelberg is inviting attendees of Graph Expo 2008 to see the latest equipment, technologies and workflow solutions in a running, completely integrated “print shop” environment

Rohm and Haas to Showcase Technologies at Ink Conference

Specialty materials producer Rohm and Haas will exhibit two new technologies at the National Assn. of Printing Inks Mfrs. annual technical conference

AVT Announces 113% Six Month Revenue Increase

Advanced Vision Technology Ltd., (AVT), among the world’s leading suppliers of automatic optical inspection and quality assurance systems for the printing industry, has announced second quarter 2008 revenues

Heidelberg Wins GATF InterTech Award

Prinect Inpress Control, the inline color measuring system from Heidelberger Druckmaschinen AG (Heidelberg), was this year’s winner of the prestigious InterTech Award presented by the Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (GATF)

Bobst Reports Successful Drupa Exhibition

Bobst Group Business Area Flexible Materials reported a successful Drupa 2008 exhibition in Düsseldorf, Germany

Sun Chemical Increases North American Prices of Specialty Inks

Sun Chemical’s Specialty Inks Group will increase prices by 6 to 10% on all products sold in North America, effective September 1, 2008

Rockwell Automation to Host 'Automation Fair'

Rockwell Automation will host “The Automation Fair,” from Nov. 18-20, 2008, at the Gaylord Opryland Complex, in Nashville, TN

Heidelberg Extends Closing Date for Eco Printing Award

Heidelberg has extended the closing date for the Heidelberg Eco Printing Award Award for the most sustainable printshop and the most innovative stand-alone solution

Gilbreth Packaging to Host Shrink Training Seminar at PackEXPO

Gilbreth Packaging, a pioneer in shrink sleeves for over 40 years, will host “Shrink Training 101,” an informational presentation on when, where and how to use shrink labels, at PackEXPO

Thirteen Printing Press Manufacturers to Exhibit at CPP

.A. Bruno LLC, organizers of CPP Expo Events announced that thirteen printing press manufacturers

First Canadian Installation of KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexo System

Autumn Graphics, a specialist in prepress production, plate production, and graphics management services, was the first in Canada to install the KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System

Printed Specialties Receives FSC and SFI Certifications

Printed Specialties, Inc., a folding carton printer, has been awarded both the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) certifications

Alcan Packaging Presents EHS Award to Neenah Technical Center

Alcan Packaging has selected its Neenah Technical Ctr. to receive the Gold 2008 Bonsai award, the company's annual competition that recognizes outstanding efforts in environment, health and safety (EHS) within the organization

International Paper Reports Higher Earnings, Packaging Profits Mixed

International Paper has reported preliminary second-quarter 2008 net earnings of $227 million, compared with net earnings of $133 million in the 2008 first quarter and $190 million the second quarter of 2007

PABS08 Conference Combats Intellectual Property Theft

PABS08, the Products and Authentication and Brand Security Conference

ITC Rules in Favor of Petition Against Woven Sacks Imports from China

US producers of laminated woven polypropylene sacks recently won a victory against dumped and subsidized imports of these products from China

Diamond Packaging Certified By Women's Council

Diamond Packaging, a leading provider of packaging and contract packaging services, has been certified as a women's business enterprise through the Women's Business Enterprise National Council

Boise Inc. Joins Chicago Climate Exchange

Boise Inc. has become a member of the Chicago Climate Exchange (CCX), the world's first and North America's only voluntary, legally binding integrated greenhouse gas emissions reduction, registry and trading system

Winterborne Recognized by Wal-Mart for Sustainable Packaging Success

Wal-Mart recently recognized Winterborne, Inc., a complete sustainable packaging and display solutions provider, with an award for EnviroShell

Sun Chemical Receives PIA/GATF 2008 InterTech Technology Award

Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation announced that Sun Chemical was awarded a 2008 InterTech Technology Award for its Platinum White technology, a UV flexo white ink that improves productivity when converters print narrow web labels

TAPPI PLACE Conference Promotes Flexibility

Staying up-to-date on the advances and changes in consumer packaging is a must

AIMCAL, SVC Memorialize Scientist

In honor of the late Dr. Bernard Henry...

Sabert Acquires Gage Industries

Mesirow Financial has announced that it acted as exclusive financial advisor to Sabert Corp. in its acquisition of Gage Industries, Inc.’s packaging business

Conference Focuses on Steam Cooking in the Microwave

The Packaging Group stages MICROWAVE STEAM-PACK 2008 on Sept. 23–24, 2008, at the Crowne Plaza, Monroe Twp., NJ (near Princeton).The event consists of two courses and a one-day conference

Kodak Digital System Receives PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Award

The KODAK FLEXCEL NX Digital Flexographic System was one of 10 technologies to receive the PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Award, which recognizes “excellence in innovative technology for the graphic communications marketplace.”

Adchem Corp. Launches Revamped Website

Adchem Corp., a leading manufacturer of high performance pressure-sensitive adhesive tape systems, has launched its new website, www.adchem.com

Newly Topcoated Cothene Film Offers Superior Performance

LSH Materials, a div. of Hutchison Miller Sales Inc., has introduced a new topcoated version of its Cothene mono-layered polyolefin film that offers an alternative to vinyl and other films in the health and beauty market, among others

Cleaning at the Cutting Edge

Teknek contact cleaners are said to differ from other methods of web cleaning in the their effectiveness

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