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Gidue to Take Part in Labelexpo Asia 2007

Compressed Air Treatment Guide

Kodak expands in China

Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters

The CEMA Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters Seminar will be held November 13 and 14

Global Sleeve Label Market and Technology Review

Alexander Watson Assoc. has released "Global Sleeve Label Market and Technology Review," a 2007 Global AWAreness Report

Clariant Shifts Specialty Polymers Distribution to Masterbatches Division

North American distribution of a range of specialty resins and polymer additives now will be handled by Clariant Masterbatches

Xitron Signs Metrix OEM Agreement with LithoTechnics

LithoTechnics, developer of Metrix workflow integration and automation software, has signed an OEM distribution agreement with Xitron, a provider of RIPs and supplier of RIP management software and workflow solutions.

Judges Gear Up for Yupo Wally Awards

Yupo Corp. of America has announced the panel of judges that will select the winning entires for Yupo's fifth annual Wally Awards on November 1, 2007.

Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters

The CEMA Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters Seminar will be held November 13 and 14, 2007, in Minneapolis, MN, and will take you step by step through the best practices techniques in such areas as winding, slitting, cores and cutting, retrofitting, chucks, shafts, spreading, and guiding.

Mohawk Updates Guide for Sustainable Paper Choices

Mohawk Fine Papers has reissued its popular print buyers guide, "Sense and Sustainability." First issued in 2005 as part of the "Ask Mohawk" series, "Sense and Sustainability" contains practical information on sustainable paper choices, how to calculate the environmental impact of your project, and up-to-date information on what the various environmental seals of approval mean.

Interfilm Acquires Brushfoil

Interfilm Holdings, a distributor of industrial films, has acquired the business and assets of Brushfoil LLC, a manufacturer of brushed films and papers.

Boise Launches Reinvented Imaging Papers Lines

Boise Paper has rebranded four its primary lines of paper: Aspen, Fireworx, HD:P, and X-9.

BE to Showcase AquaFrost Line at K 2007

Visitors to Brampton Engineering’s (BE) booth (17A22) at K 2007 will see AquaFrost film samples demonstrating the clarity and softness of the film.

Ahlstrom Raises Prices on Label and Packaging Papers

Ahlstrom will increase prices on all its label and packaging papers, as a consequence of the continuous rise of raw materials and energy costs.

Specify and Sample Mohawk's Strathmore Papers Online

Mohawk Fine Papers has launched a new Strathmore specification Web site at www.strathmore.com, quickly guiding users through the specification of a complete identity system.

CCP Expo 2007 Exhibitors

A complete list of exhibitors at CPP Expo 2007 in Las Vegas.

FTA, SGIA, PIA/GATF Create Sustainable Green Printing Partnership

In an effort to assist the printing community its push for sustainability, the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) has partnered with the Specialty Graphic Imaging Assn. (SGIA) and the Printing Industries of America/Graphic Arts Technical Foundation (PIA/GATF) to form the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP Partnership).

DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation Call for Entries

DuPont has announced that it has added a special emphasis on sustainability at its Awards for Packaging Innovation.

CRI Increases Prices on Ink

Color Resolutions Intl. (CRI) has announced that effective November 1, 2007, prices on all packaging inks will be raised from 7% to 14%, depending on the color and resin technology.

AVT Wins New Innovation Award

Advanced Vision Technology (AVT), a supplier of automatic inspection systems, won the "New Innovation" Award in the Label Industry Global Awards 2007 competition.

Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters

The CEMA Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters Seminar will be held November 13 and 14, 2007, in Minneapolis, MN, and will take you step by step through the best practices techniques in such areas as winding, slitting, cores and cutting, retrofitting, chucks, shafts, spreading, and guiding.

Speakers Invited to Present at Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry Conference

TAPPI is seeking presenters for the 2008 Intl. Conference on Nanotechnology for the Forest Products Industry. The conference will be presented by TAPPI and co-sponsored by the Forest Products Society, and is scheduled for June 25-27, 2008, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis, MO.

Klockner Pentaplast Plant Expands PE Capacity

The Klockner Pentaplast Group will add to its North American production capacity for polyester films at the company's Beaver, WV, plant.

Atlas Launches Webinar Education Programs

Atlas Material Testing Technology announces that client education programs soon will be available online. These Webinars are designed to help weathering professionals and product manufacturers continue their weathering education and learn more about the factors of weathering testing.

2008 TAPPI Coating & Graphic Arts Conference Call for Papers

Technical paper submissions are invited for the 2008 TAPPI Coating & Graphic Arts Conference will be held May 4-7, 2008, in Dallas, TX, in conjunction with the TAPPI Papermakers Conference and PIMA Intl. Management Conference. Submissions are due by December 14, 2007.

Summer Industries Forms Relationship with Haddon House

Summer Industries, a manufacturer of rigid paperboard containers, has entered into an exclusive packaging relationship with Haddon House Food Products, a leader in specialty foods marketing and distribution.

Full House for TLMI Technical Conference

More than 350 attendees gathered for the Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI) Technical Conference, the highest turnout numbers in the event's history.

Ampac Acquires Retort Pouch Converter

Ampac Packaging has acquired Floeter Flexible Packaging Group for an undisclosed amount. Floeter specializes in stand-up pouch converting and is known for its retort pouchmaking cability.

F.L. Smith November Open House for Envelope Converters

F.L. Smith Machine Co. will hold an Open House with equipment demonstrations for envelope converters November 6-8, 2007, at its Duncansville, PA, plant. Each day, there will be multiple demonstrations of the SW Sideseam web machine with the enhanced servo press model ESP, the FPC Servo multi substrate press, and the SR Servo Rotamatic machine.

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