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Asian Tissue Industry to Meet in November

The Tissue World Asia 2006 Exhibition and Conference will take place November 15-17, 2006, at the INTEX Exhibition Center in Shanghai, China.

THK Celebrates 25 Years

THK America will celebrate 25 years of successful business operations in North America.

ICE UK Kicks Off with a Positive Result

ICE UK debuted June 13-14, 2006, to 330 attendees.

MultiLayer Coating Acquires Polaroid Assets

The Watermill Group of Waltham, MA, announces the formation of MultiLayer Coating Technologies (MCT) in conjunction with its acquisition of the technology and assets of Polaroid's contract coating business.

CPP Nearly Sold Out

The original space allocated for CPP Expo is near 100% occupation with the anticipation of selling out soon.

PLGA Announces Print Quality Award Competion

The Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. Print Awards program recognizes member printers and converters for outstanding achievement in gravure printing. (

IADD Opens Online Marketplace for Use Equipment

The Intl. Assn. of Diecutting and Diemaking has launched IADD Marketplace, an online portal to buy and sell used or surplus converting equipment and supplies.

Appleton Introduces New Security Product Guide

Appleton has released a new DocuCheck Security Papers product guide that includes a simple test to help calculate five levels of risk exposure for checks and value-bearing documents such as coupons and certificates.

Multi-Color Innovation Wins Top Label Awards

Multi-Color Corp. has won the World Label Award for the Olay Total Effects resealable label and the GAA Gold Cylinder Award for Leinenkugel's Apple Spice Beer metallized label.

Medical Adhesive Tape for Direct Skin Applications

Scapa Medical has introduced Bioflex Rx1207P, a tan polyester tricot fabric, single coated with a medical grade acrylic adhesive, ideal for roll form bandages, specialized medical components, and other medical skin applications.

RFID How-To Masterclass

More than half of the available places have been booked for the RFID "how-to" masterclass taking place at Labelexpo Americas 2006. It will take place at 1 p.m. on Thursday, September 14, 2006.

MKS, Ion Industrial Expands Static Control Product Line

MKS, Ion Industrial Expands Static Control Product Line

Stork and MDC Reach Agreement

Stork Cellramic announces an agreement with Max Daetwyler Corp. to offer Daetwyler's doctor blades online at

Temperature-Monitoring Label

KSW Mictrotec has released KSW-VarioSens Basic, a semi-active RFID label with temperature-monitoring functionality.

Lamart Awarded Boeing Aircraft Contract

Lamart Corp. has received approval from Boeing to be the exclusive supplier of APK covering films for aircraft thermal and acoustic insulation systems for the new Boeing 787.

Colines Speaks at Polypropylene 2006

Colines will give a talk on PP Bubble Guard at Polypropylene 2006.

Pack Print Held Side-By-Side with Graph Expo 2007

PackPrint will show how commercial printers can invest in package printing as a diversification strategy or way to boost revenue, and will offer an opportunity for package printers to view the latest commercial prepress technology and color control software.

PPC Launches Total Cost Model Survey

Paperboard Packaging Council will be conducting a Total Cost Model survey, a benchmarking survey for folding carton converters to assess their costs in comparison to their peers.

Pack Expo Presentation Highlights Improvements for Packaging Lamination

Rohm & Haas senior scientist Dr. Mai Chen will examine the development of the company's newest water-based acrylic technology for medium performance packaging laminations and its implications for the converting marketing in a presentation during Pack Expo Intl. 2006.

Stora Enso Joins Parelec's Certified Partner Program

The Global Speciality Papers Business Area of Stora Enso has signed an exclusive agreement with Parelec to join Parelec’s Certified RFID Partner Program as a strategic partner for RFID antennae paper substrates.

MAGPWR To Host E-Seminar at Labelexpo

MAGPWR will host an e-seminar on taper tension live from its booth at Labelexpo 2006.

Slitting Seminar at Labelexpo

Confidex Launches Testing and Coding System

Confidex has launched MR01, a testing system for UHF RFID inlays and labels. It is the first industrial testing and coding system in the market to offer quality control for the manufacture of Gen 2 labels.

Be There or Be Square

CPP (Converting & Package Printing Expo) will take place at McCormick Place in Chicago, IL, October 29-November 2, 2006. It will showcase almost 100,000 sq. ft. of converting/package printing equipment, supplies, and solutions.

Info on 3 Packaging Trade Fairs at Pack Expo 2006

Messe Dusseldorf North America will participate at Pack Expo 2006 in order to promote three international trade fairs for the packaging industry: interpack 2008, UPAKOVKA 2007, and Pack Print Intl. 2007.

DataLase PACKMARK Tested by American Bakers

DataLase PACKMARK laser marking solution has been trialed successfully by the American Bakers Assn. (ABA) for the marking of variable information on polyethylene bread bags.

WMU Offers Flexo Class

Western Michigan University has developed a flexo course for customer service and sales reps, quality control managers, and new production supervisors working in packaging. The two-day course is designed to provide them with the tools they need to ensure their pressrooms can deliver the promised results.

P-S Film Market Outlook

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has released the "North American Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Arts Film Market Outlook 2006," a new prospectus providing a market overview and opportunities in the North American p-s market.

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