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Consolidator Module Speeds Receiving, Helps Ensure Shipment Accuracy

A shipment consolidator module that automates and speeds the receiving process at consolidator locations and helps ensure compliance with C-TPAT requirements for tracking goods now is available as part of the Avery Dennison InfoChain Express supply chain management solution.

Preco Expands Laser Packaging Services

Preco has expanded by 60% to keep pace with the rapidly growing packaging markets that require convenient, easy-open scored products, perforated film, and containers.

Two Companies Succeed with HP Digital Printing

After installing the HP Indigo ws4050, both The Glennon Group and Model Graphics have improved their product offerings.

Degrava and Graphic Resources Form Alliance

Degrava Systems has announced a strategic alliance with Graphic Resources to service the North, Central, South American, Canadian, and Caribbean regions.

Klockner Displays New Packaging Materials

Klockner Pentaplast will display a range of new packaging materials during Pack Expo 2006, October 29-November 2 at McCormick Place in Chicago.

MECA Expands Print Sleeve Offering

MECA & Technology Machine has announced several additions to its current line of print sleeve offerings.

Specialty & Technical Papers Conference Adds Speakers

The Specialty & Technical Papers Conference will take place July 11-12, 2006, and has added two new speakers to the program.

Parker Launches Self-Grounding Isolator

Parker EPS Div. has launched the ProTech SG bearing isolator, which excludes contaminants and dissipates electrical shaft voltage in a single seal.

JAFZA Honors Flex Middle East FZE

JAFZA (Jebel Ali Free Zone, an upcoming big industrial zone in India) has honored Flex Middle East FZE of Dubai, India, for its contribution to the environmental well-being.

Emphasis on Education at SVC

The Society of Vacuum Coaters held its 49th Annual Technical Conference, featuring a full agenda including technical presentations, short courses, and tutorials, as well as an exhibit hall with more than 150 booths.

Ampacet Completes Global Lab Network

Ampact has completed its global network of technical support laboratories to serve those who make blow or injection molded and other forms of rigid packaging.

IoPP Introduces Environmental Electronics Packaging Certificate

"Environmental Electronics Packaging" is a new self-study certificate program offered the Institute of Packaging Professionals designed to help participants gain improved positioning by learning how to reduce materials costs, shipping costs, and environmental risks.

BASF to Increase Prices

BASF raises prices on straight acrylic and styrene-acrylic latex products, as well as Styrolux and Styroclear styrene-butadiene copolymers.

AWA Publishes Glue Report

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. will publish a new report on the global glue applied label market.

4 Events, 1 Location

For the 2009 edition of Graftalia-Converflex, the show will be co-located with Ipack-Ima and Plast.

Harper Donates Anilox Rolls

Harper Corp. of America has donated four Platinum XLT anilox rolls to Centro de Investigacion Grafica Juan Gutenberg, a nonprofit education institution.

Mario Cotta Chooses New Representative

Mario Cotta has appointed Motionworks as the exclusive representative for its full line of slitting equipment in Illinois and Eastern Iowa.

Imaging Alignment and HumanEyes Sign Distribution Agreement

Imaging Alignment Corp. and HumanEyes Technologies have signed an agreement for Imaging Alignment to distribute HumanEyes 3D solutions.

Double-coated Adhesive Film

Crowell Celebrates 100 Years

Crowell Corp., the oldest existing gummed tape manufacturer, is celebrating its 100th anniversary. Crowell is best known for its complete line of gummed sealing tapes and vast line of cohesive products.

Flexo Concepts Expands QuikShip Program

Flexo Concepts has expanded its QuikShip 24-hour order fulfillment program to include MicroClean plastic media.

GMG Earns Top Scores at IPA Roundup

GMG was the only vendor to achieve top event scores in all eight hardcopy proofing categories at the 2006 IPA Color Proofing roundup.

MDC Online Store is Open for Business

Max Daetwyler Corp. has opened an online store at for ordering flexo consumables, polishmaster tools, ultrasonic and prepress chemistry, and prepress parts for tanks/polishmasters.

Reinhold Holds Open House

Windmoeller & Hoelscher subsidiary Reinhold will host an open house at W&H's extrusion lab in Lengerich, Germany, on July 19-20, 2006.

Keller and Heckman Moves

Keller and Heckman has moved to new offices at the Bund Center to accommodate its expanding office.

Seminar Helps Label Printers Transition to Film

Product Authentication and Brand Security Conference

PABS 06 North America, the Product Authentication & Brand Security Conference & RFID Forum, will take place September 14-15 in Chicago and is jointly organized by AWA Conferences & Events and the Brand Protection Alliance.

Portable IR Thermometer

Two new models of Cyclops portable infrared thermometers from Land Instruments Intl. are available. Both provide wired RS232C serial communications.

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