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FVTC Students Win MetalFX Award

Students at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, Wisconsin, recently won the 2007 award for Best Use of MetalFX in Education

Ahlstrom Receives Environmental Award

Ahlstrom has received the French Trophy of Ecological and Economical Technologies

Brookfield Sales Engineer Awarded U.S. Patent

Brookfield sales engineer and rheology lab supervisor David Moonay, Ph.D., has been awarded a U.S. patent

EDI's New Tech Center

Extrusion Dies Industries (EDI) has purchased an extensive manufacturing facility near its headquarters

Aluminum Foil Lamps Outshine Incandescent Lights

Researches at the University of Illinois are developing panels of microcavity plasma lamps. The thin, lightweight panels could be used for residential and commercial lighting, as well as for certain types of biomedical applications.

Web Temperature Monitor

Process Sensors Corp.'s Web-Temp is designed to monitor web temperatures on the corrugator.

Garvey Group Installs KBA Press

The Garvey Group installed a KBA, Williston, VT, Rapida 205 six-color, 81-inch sheetfed press

Accuracy for 3 Production Types

Bobst Group's high-performance Rapidset FFG includes a feeder, Rapidset flexo printers, slotter, rotary die-cutter, telescoptic transfer, PDC folder/gluer, and top counter ejector.

Double Plugs Speed Split Roll Palletizing

Double Plug packaging systems from Badger Plug speed pallet loading and unloading of slit rolls

Shaft Locking System

Converter Accessory Corp. (CAC) introduces the medium-weight, low-profile Bulldog Shaft-Lok

Static Eliminator

Exair's 48-inch Super Ion air knife neutralizes static electricity while blowing away dust and particles from printed surfaces, paper, plastics, and 3D shapes.

Folding Technique Training

Heidelberg will host training classes on basic and advanced folding techniques this February at Hennepin Technical College in Brooklyn Park, MN

Basics of In-Mold Labeling

A seminar on the ABCs of In-Mold Labeling (IML) is slated for March 27, 2008, at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Ctr. in Skokie (Chicago), IL

Tidland Expands New Hampshire Facility

Tidland Corp. has completed a 54% expansion of its manufacturing facility in Keene, NH, to improve efficiency and reduce delivery times for winding products

National Adhesives Raises Adhesive Prices

National Adhesives, a business unit of National Starch and Chemical Co., is implementing a price increase in North America on all its liquid and hot melt adhesives, effective January 2, 2008

Dow Increases Prices on Polyglycols

Dow Chemical Co. announces that its Polyglycols and Surfactants business has increased the North American off-list prices

RotoMetics Celebrates 50 Years

This year, RotoMetrics celebrates its 50th anniversary in business

Wausau Opens New Facility

Pressure-sensitive label products and coating technologies manufacturer Wausau Coated Products has opened a new facility in Southern California.

AIMCAL Launches New Converting School

Converting School has been launched by the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) to provide productivity enhancing educational opportunities for members of the converting industry.

Speakers Needed for CMM 2009

CMM International 2009 has issued a Call for Papers and the show's organizers are encouraging anyone who has an interesting topic related to converting to submit their ideas for consideration as part of the conference program.

10-Color Vacuum Bags

Alcan Packaging's proprietary vacuum pack printing features vibrancy, clarity, quality, and the ability to print 10 colors on front and back.

P-S Acrylic Adhesive

FLEXcon has introduced the FLEXmount V-326 permanent pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive, designed to bond to a variety of substrates in high temperature assembly applications in various industries.

Dust Removal for Slitter Section

Maxson Automatic Machinery Co. has developed a vacuum system for its sheeter that removes dust at the slitters for cleaner sheeted stock and minimized dust related defects (hickies) at the press.

Custom Coating Solutions

Nukote’s new pilot coating line provides a platform for developing solutions and optimizing product performance for commercial use. The line can accommodate solvent, aqueous, and hot-melt coatings using slot die, wire rod, gravure, or reverse roll coating methods.

FTA Calls for Excellence in Flexography Submissions

Alcan Packaging Wins Right Workplace Award

The Chicagoland Chamber of Commerce and Right Management Consultants announce that Alcan Packaging Food Americas has won the 2007 Right Workplace Award

FFTA's 2008 INFO*FLEX Exhibition is 75% Sold

Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn.'s (FFTA) 2008 INFO*FLEX Exhibition is already 75 percent sold. More than 135 companies have contracted

Drupa Innovation Parc Presented by HP 2008

Messe D├╝sseldorf has significantly expanded the showcase and concept of the drupa innovation parc (dip) presented by HP for the 2008 show

Reduce Energy Costs with Effective Air Storage

Kaeser Compressors has released the redesigned Kaeser Flow Controller (KFC) to create more effective storage

2007 PIA/GATF Color Management Conference

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