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AIMCAL Saddles Up in Texas

Members of the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) hitched their horses to a Texas hoedown-style venue at the annual winter meeting held March 14–18 at Hyatt Lost Pines Resort. Included at the opening reception were live armadillo races, jail breaking, cow pie shuffleboard, and frisbee tossing.

Precision Cutting of Foils and Films

Emmendinger Maschinebau has released EMB cross-cutters with the small dimension tolerances of the cuts at high linear speed inline or offline.

Pack Expo Partners with IBWA

The Intl. Bottled Water Assn. (IBWA) will hold its 2007 Convention and Tabletop Trade Show in conjunction with the Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst.'s Pack Expo Las Vegas show, October 15-17, 2007.

Maxcess to Hold University Conference Week

At the upcoming Maxcess University Conference Week, experts from Fife, MAGPOWR, and Tidland will teach attendees how to make the most of the tools they use ever day to produce quality product with in-depth instruction on guiding, winding, slitting, and tension control.

The Future in Packaging

Gidue will be exhibiting at Gulf Print 2007, April 2-5, at the Airport Expo in Dubai.

Visit Omet's Open House

An open house held by Omet April 2-3, 2007, will showcase a new global approach to your specific printing needs, not just PS labels, film and carton applications.

TAPPI Calls for Abstracts

TAPPI is inviting all industry professionals to participate in the 2007 PLACE Conference Technical Program, September 16-20, 2007, in St. Louis, MO. New this year, the Review Committee is requesting an extended abstract or a formal technical paper be submitted for consideration in presenting at the conference.

Global Industry Update at AWA's Global Release Liner Conference

The Global Release Liner Industry Conference 2007, organized by AWA Conferences & Events, will take place at the Hyatt Rosemont Hotel in Chicago, March 28-30, and highlight current trends while providing a platform for information exchange.

Pinnacle Launches New Web Site

Pinnacle XL has launched its new Web site, designed to educate visitors about the company philosophy and services.

Spotlight on Scale-up

MultiLayer Coating Technologies' (MCT) approach to rapid scale-up is redefining the time it takes to go from research to full production.

Mohawk Bestows Windpower Parternship Awards

Denver Frankian Advertising Communications and OSRAM SYLVANIA have been recognized for their susttainability initiatives by Mohawk Fine Papers.

EPC Education at RFID Journal LIVE!

RFID Journal is partnering with EPglobal North America to provide special preconference seminars at RFID Journal LIVE! 2007, April 30-May 2, in Orlando, FL, at Disney's Coronado Springs Resort.

Edale Holds Successful Open House

During the last few weeks of 2006, Edale showcased its new Lambda concept, configured as an offline solution for RFID inlay affixing, incorporating the Tamarack P500 RFID unit.

Phoenix Challenge Foundation Invites You to Media Day

The Phoenix Challenge Foundation will hold a Media Day event Friday, March 30, 2007, at Harper Campus, Central Piedmont Community College in Charlotte, NC.

Harris & Ford Distributes Antiskid Line

Harris & Ford has assumed the North American right to distribute SilCo Intl.'s entire line of antiskid products, plus its application and dilution equipment.

TLMI Announces 2007 Technical Conference

TLMI will be holding its eighth technical conference, Tech 007: For Your Eyes Only, at the Fairmont Hotel in Chicago September 4-6, 2007.

Peelable PLA for Fresh Produce

Amcor Flexibles has been granted the exclusive sales license from Rockwell Solutions Ltd. to market its Sustainable Peelable PLA film for the global fresh produce market.

Maplan Designs Custom Screws

American Maplan Corp.'s custom screw design team is developing screws addressing specific needs for the market, including rate improvement, melt stability, and homogeneity.

Tufco Announces Q1 Results

Tufco Technologies announced that fiscal year 2007 first quarter sales were $27,017,000, up 27% over fiscal year 2006 first quarters sales.

DuPont Announces Distribution Agreement

DuPont Packaging Graphics announced that Williamson Printing Materials now will distribute DuPont's full line of flexographic products in Canada.

Visutech to Distribute Michelman's DigiPrime in Scandinavia

Michelman's full line of DigiPrime digital primers for use with HP Indigo inks now will be available in Scandinavia through Visutech, following the appointment of the company as its distributor.

Financing Partnership Agreement

Maxson Automatic Machinery Co. announces a financing partnership with National City Manufacturing finance to provide custom financing programs and ancillary services to the converting and printing industry.

Multi-Client Studies

Allied Development Corp. has released three studies: Retort Pouches, Stick Pouches, and Stand-Up Pouches.

InteliCoat Redesigns Web Site

InteliCoat Technologies has launched a newly designed corporate Web site at

Converting Influence Meeting

The next Converting Influence Meeting will take place April 11, 2007, in Green Bay, WI.

TLMI Publishes North American Label Study 2007

The 2007 edition of the United States Tag and Label Manufacturers Assn.'s (TLMI) North American Label Study provides a timely and up-to-date overview of the pressure-sensitive label and product decoration market, with an in-depth supply-side analysis and demand-side assessment across all the major end-use market segments.

Optical Film Coating Application System

Pagendarm has developed a new application system for optical film coating in the cleanroom.

Flexotecnica Demonstrates Chronos Press

Flexotecnica will have a 52-inch-wide, eigt-color Chronos sleeved gearless press available for print demonstrations March 28-30, 2007, at its global headquarters in Tavazzanao, Italy.

John Solomon Joins Natural Foods Panel

John Solomon, global manager, specialty foods, for Multisorb Technologies, will be joining a panel discussing "What is Natural?" at the 2007 Healthy Baking Seminar March 8.

Brushfoil Attains ISO Certification

Brushfoil has achieved ISO 9001:2000 certification for its quality management system based on standards set by the Intl. Organization for Standardization (ISO).

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