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IMDA Launches New Web Site

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. (IMDA) has launched a new Web site to service its members and the worldwide in-mold decorating community.

Yupo Announces Wally Award Winners

Judges have selected three designs for top honors in Yupo's fourth annual Wally Awards.

Heidelberg Takes Top Prizes

Based on a poll of readers of the trade journals published by the Ebner Group, solutions and products of Heidelberg took the first and second places in the print category.

Montalvo Travels to Shanghai

The Montalvo Corp. recently attended the Sino Flexo Pack exhibition in Shanghai, China.

Future of Package Printing

Intertech-Pira has published "The Future of Package Printing to 2011," a report that covers six printing processess, five types of packaging material, and 13 countries across Europe, North America, and Asia.

Get Ready for Graftalia & Converflex 2007

Graftalia & Converflex 2009 will be held March 24-28, 2009, in Italay. The 2006 edition was attended by 950 exhibitors, 45% of which came from outside of Italy, and 40,000 visitors, 14% from outside of Italy.

Maintaining Web Alignment

Fife will present the next Maxcess Intl. "Tech Tips" e-seminar to help converters assure proper alignment of their moving webs. "Mainting Web Alignment" will be presented Wednesday, January 24, 2007 at 2 p.m. EST.

Flower City Printing Wins 6 Awards for Print Excellence

Flower City Printing has won six awards (three gold, two silver, and one bronze) from the 32nd Intl. Gallery print competition produced by the Intl. Assn. of Printing House Craftsmen (IAPHC). (

Dude, Where's My Paper?

Mohawk Fine Papers has launched "Dude, Where's My Paper?" at, a site that offers easy-to-use tools to help designers, printers, and merchants understand the comprehensive new Via papers portfolio.

Water-Based Chemical Products Brochure

ADM Tronics has released a new brochure that covers its entire line of aqueous chemical products.

High Visibility Packaging Study

US demand for high visibility packaging, including clamshell, blister and other types, is expected to increase 5.1 percent annually to $8.5 billion in 2010.

Worldwide Pharmaceutical Experts to Meet at Pharmintech 2007

An international meeting concerning "research, development, and innovation for pharmaceutical technology," organized by the Intl. Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering (ISPE) will mark the opening day of Pharmintech, the reference exhibition for the pharmaceutical, personal care, and nutraceutical industry held in Bologna June 12-14, 2007.

Color Management Seminar

X-Rite has been offering a seminar that will run through February 2007 designed to help creative directors, designers, photographers, and production managers with color management.

GRE Completes Global Circle

GRE Digital Solutions has formed GRE Digital Solutions, Inc., in Philadelphia, PA, completeing its circle of global sales and service facilities around the world.

SOMA Engineering Expands

SOMA Engineering has expanded its sales and manufacturing operation with the addition of two, purpose-dedicated buildings totaling 13,456 sq. ft.

Curwood Earns Ocean Spray Supplier of the Year 2006 Award

Flexible packaging company Curwood has been named Supplier of the Year 2006—Primary Packaging by Ocean Spray Cranberries, Inc. Ocean Spray CEO Randy Papadellis praised Curwood for “their penchant to commit resources to drive Ocean Spray’s business to new levels using innovative packaging technologies.”

Global Wine & Wine Label Market & Technology Review

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published the AWAreness report "Global Wine & Wine Label Market & Technology Review 2006," which provides an understanding of the wine label market.

Hercules Paper and Wisdom Adhesives Announce Distribution Agreement

The Paper Technologies and Ventures Group of Hercules Inc. now is the exclusive distributor for Wisdom Adhesive products and services for the worldwide pulp and paper industry.

PMMI Announces Packaging Intelligence Brief Series

The Packaging Machinery Manufacturers Institute (PMMI) introduces the Packaging Intelligence Brief (PIB) series to help define and address trends currently shaping the future of packaging.

The Future of Retail-Ready Packaging

Intertech-Pira releases "The Future of Retail-Ready Packaging," a report covers the entire retail-ready packaging market.

Save 35% on FTA's Flexible Packaging Market Research Study

The Flexographic Technical Assn.'s (FTA) Packaging and Market Research Study provides a snapshot of the current and projected economic climate of the North American flexible packaging industry.

Global Glue Applied Label Market & Technlogy Review

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published the AWArness Report "Global Glue-Applied Lable Market & Technology Review."

Asian Plant Receives North American Security Products Organization Certification

Brady Corp.'s plant in Singapore, Brady Corp. Asia Pte Ltd., has been certified by the North American Security Products Organization (NASPO) for successfully completing a comprehensive security risk management audit.

Miniature Cold Glue Valve

Valco's new electric valves offer unprecedented speed in a 15mm wide package.

Sun Chemical Increases Prices

Sun Chemical will increase prices 4%-6% on all packaging inks in North America, effective January 1, 2007.

FPA Releases Agendas for the 2007 Safety Conference & Environmental Summit

The Flexible Packaging Assn.'s annual Safety Conference and Environmental Summit will be held at the Trade Winds Resort in St. Petersburg Beach, FL, January 24-26, 2007. These key FPA events include interactive presentations from industry and government agency officials focusing on regulatory, safety and environmental issues, and topics of importance to the flexible packaging industry.

Supply Chain Conference

LogiCon, taking place March 5-8, 2007, in Las Vegas, will provide up-to-date supply chain information.

Luxury Packaging Study

According to a new study from Intertech-Pira, demand for luxury products is growing, leading to fast growth in this packaging sector.

AWA Publishes 2006 Labeling Market Study

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published an expanded, updated edition of its "Labeling Markets: European Market Study & Sourcebook."

MOCON Wins Technology Innovation Award

MOCON was honored with a Tekne Award, given to the best and brightest technology innovators in Minnesota.

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