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All in Print China Welcomed 50,000 Visitors

At the recent staging of All in Print China 2006, China Intl. Exhibition for All Printing Technology and Equipment, 671 exhibitors from 26 countries showcased their latest innovations and products for the printing industry to 50,000 trade visitors from 76 nations.

New Book on Coating and Drying Defects

"Coating and Drying Defects: Troubleshooting Operating Problems, 2nd ed.," by Edgar B. Gutoff and Edward D. Cohen, provides manufacturing and quality control personnel, equipment operators and supervisors, and plant engineers and scientists with the full complement of proven tools and techniques for detecting, defining, and eliminating coating defects and operating problems, and for ensuring they do not recur.

Laminations Revamps Web Site and Launches E-Newsletter

Laminations has revamped its Web site,, and launched e-Solutions, an e-newsletter to supplement the company's bi-annual printed newsletter.

Heidelberg Shows at Graph Expo

Heidelberg will help printers "Connect for Success" at the 2006 Graph Expo October 15-18, 2006, in Chicago's McCormick Place.

Esko Receives InterTech Award

Esko's WebCenter has received a 2006 PIA/GATF InterTech Technology Award.

Ghent PDF Workgroup Holds Summit in Brussels

The Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG) held its quarterly summit in July to report and further progress its work to advance PDF standards for easy creation, processing, and international, intra-company exchange of graphic arts files for numerous applications.

EMA Launches Online Resource Library

The Envelope Mfrs. Assn. Foundation for Paper-Based Communications has launched an online resources library, citing research, statistics, articles, and more that are related to its industry awareness campaign, "Open for Business With a Personal Touch."

Emerging Technologies in Plastic Packaging Symposium

Innoplast Solutions presents "Emerging Technologies in Plastic Packaging," to be held October 30-31, 2006, in Chicago.

AWA Releases Global Wine Label Market

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. published its first report on the global wine label market in 2002, and recently it published the 2006 edition, which provides an updated understanding of the wine label market, describing trends in volume growth and materials technology by region, and identifying the main drivers for these trends.

Harper Graphics Welcomes New Team Members

Martin Heidemann and Daniel Yjord have joined Harper Graphics as customer service specialist and technical solutions specialist, respectively.

PIA/GATF and Kodak Release Results of Seminar Series

A series of eight PIA/GATF, sponsored by Kodak, seminars this summer discussed the importance of communicating the demands of printing early in the design phase. The content is available in a book from

Maxcess Launches Online Video Log

Maxcess Intl. has launched an online video log for customers who were unable to attend the Labelexpo show earlier this month. Content will include technology, interviews, and equipment demonstrations.

Excelsior Achieves Record Print Speed

Rhodia Polyamide Increases Prices

Rhodia Polyamide has increased prices for its Nylon Salt intermediates.

EMA Clarifies Statement Made on the Future of the #10 Envelope

Envelope Mfrs. Assn. (EMA) Postal Affairs Committee chairman John Schlich was quoted as saying the position of the window in a #10 envelope would be changed, effective January 1, 2007. EMA president and CEO Maynard Benjamin clarifies this statement.

Diamond Packaging Recognized in Gold Ink Awards Competition

Diamond Packaging earned a Bronze Award in the 19th Annual gold Ink Awards Competition for the Redken "Color Gels" point-of-purchase display.

MEGTEC Opens Office in Asia

In June, MEGTEC Systems Shanghai opened a new manufacturing and office building in Shanghai. Including the land, this facility is 10 times larger than the previous facility.

Unified Workflow Roadshow Heads to Toronto

Kodak’s Unified Workflow Roadshow will take place on Thursday, October 5, 2006, in Toronto, Canada.

Dow Increases Prices of Latex Products

Dow Paper Latex business has increased prices of hollow plastic pigment, solid plastic pigment, styrene/butadiene latex, and styrene/acrylate latex products sold into the paper industry in the U.S. and Canada.

Emerging Technologies in Plastic Packaging Symposium

Innoplast Solutions presents "Emerging Technologies in Plastic Packaging," to be held October 30-31, 2006, in Chicago.

W&H In-House Expo Highlights Numerous Innovations

From October 10-12, 2006, Windmoeller & Hoelscher will hold an in-house Expo at its Lengerich, Germany, headquarters. It will feature the company's latest developments in the field of printing and extrusion.

FFTA Chooes Theme for 2007 Annual Forum

The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA) has chosen "Crossing Borders…Flexo's Global Gateway" as its theme for the 2007 annual forum, to be held May 6-9, 2007 at the Palais des Congres de Montreal in Quebec, Canada.

Tailored Solutions Opens European Office

Tailored Solutions has opened a sales and support office in the United Kingdom to service users in Europe.

Barrier Packaging Seminar

LatinPack and Tecniproyectos RG announce the 4th edition in Latin America of the international "Barrier Packaging--Technologies and Applications" seminar, to be held November 14-15, 2006, at Camara de Industriales in Venezuela.

Mark Andy Acquired by Morgenthaler Partners

Mark Andy has been acquired by Morgenthaler Partners and Mark Andy management as a result of its strong position and sales fuel investment interest.

Food Packaging Law Seminar

Keller and Heckman LLP has scheduled its 7th Annual Food Packaging Law seminar, "What You Need to Know About U.S. and EU Food Packaging Regulations," for October 11-12, 2006, in Washington, DC.

Flexotecnica to Demonstrate Gearless Press

Flexotecnica will have a 52-inch-wide, eight-color Chronos sleeved gearless press available for print demonstrations from Wednesday, October 11 to Friday, October 13, 2006, at its global headquarters in Tavazzano, Italy.

UPM Raflatac Updates Raflink Business Line

UPM Raflatac is launching ordering and claim tracking self-service tools with the latest update of its eBusiness platform, the Raflink Business Line.

Esko Sees Growth in Second Quarter

Esko reports a 17% increase in consolidated net revenues compared to the first quarter of 2006, and an increase of 7.5% compared to the second quarter of last year.

Video Inspection System Enhances Operator Proficiency

Fife Corp. announces key enhancements to its InPrint Video web inspection system to help operators quickly identify printing errors while the press is running.

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