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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.

acpo Receives ISO Recertification

acpo has received a Certificate of Registration, Certificate Number QEC15615, for complying with the requirements of ISO 9001:2000 quality management systems.

Alco Publishes New Brochure

Alco Chemical has published a new brochure containing information about the company's patented Alcogum rheology modifiers.

Video Blog

Maxcess Intl.'s Web site has a video log with footage from the recent Pack Expo show.

Winter, Bell Company Awarded Patriot Certificate

Winter, Bell Company, a paper and packaging specialty company, recently was awarded the prestigious “My Boss is a Patriot” certificate of appreciation by the Office of the Secretary of Defense, National Committee for Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve.

Curwood Earns Hormel Foods' No. 1 Award

Curwood has earned Hormel Foods' No. 1 Award for performance excellence from 2001 through 2005.

AVT Announces Q3 Results

Advanced Vision Technology announced sales for Q3 200 of $7.2 million, 15% above the same period in 2005, and up 3% over Q2 2006.

EMA Foundation Leader to Speak at National Postal Forum

The EMA Foundation for Paper-Based Communications (EMAF) has secured a session at the 2007 National Postal Forum in Washingon, DC, in March. Hugh Mahler, vice chairman of EMAF and president of Wolf Envelope Co. will give a presentation titled, “Open for Business With a Personal Touch: An Innovative Envelope Awareness Initiative."

Packaging Legislation and Regulation Studies

Pira Intl. has released technology studies covering three key aspects of packaging legislation, helping readers get up to speed with the latest requirements and regulatory developments, as well as prompting ways in which to be prepared for future changes.

Webconvert Receives Montalvo Sales Award

Dirk Kroll of Webconvert has received a 26-year service award from the Montalvo Corp.

New Date for Pharmintech 2007

Pharmintech 2007, an exhibition for the pharmaceutical, personal care, and nutraceutical industry in Europe, will take place June 12-14, 2007, in Bologna, Italy.

Interactive CDs from Bayer Films

Bayer Films Americas has released two new interactive CDs featuring its offering of Makrofol and Bayfol polycarbonate blend film products.

DataLase Wins UK Packaging Award

DataLase has won the "Highly Commended" award for CASEMARK, its alternative to print-and-apply labels, at the UK Packaging Awards.

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