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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.

Flatbed UV Inkjet Printer

Durst Phototechnik has introduced its new low-priced Rho 600 pictor flatbed UV inkjet printer, a fully featured printer with a small footprint, reportedly ideal for virtually any commercial imager that produces output wider than 24 inches.

Shorewood Packaging Named Supplier of the Year

Shorewood Packaging has been named Supplier of the Year by Revolon.

Trident Partners with iTi

Trident Industrial InkJet has partnered with imaging Technology international to integrate Trident's industrial inkjet printhead technology into digital manufacturing and printing solutions.

WS Packaging Named WI Manufacturer of the Year

WS Packaging Group received the 2005 Wisconsin Manufacturer of the Year Grand Award in the High-Tech category for innovation and leadership in high-technology manufacturing.

Suction Cups for Paper Handling Equipment

Anver Corp. has introduced a full line of rubber vacuum suction cups for use in sorting and collating machines, inserters, printing, packaging, and other paper handling equipment.

Mario Cotta Announces New Representative

Mario Cotta has appointed Patrick Industrial Sales as the exclusive representative for its full line of slitting equipment in a portion of the Midwest.

Specialty Blades Gain Performance and Supply Chain Advantages

Blue Blade Steel offers a seamless process for steel edging and pre-tempering that reportedly increases performance, reduces time-to-market delays, eliminates a secondary heat treating process, and provides cost savings when manufacturing saw blades, doctor blades, and scoring knives.

EMA Announces Jobs Study in Canada

The Envelope Mfrs. Assn. Foundation for Paper-Based Communications has launched an economic jobs study for the mailing industry in Canada.

Nipson's VaryPress Celebrates Milestone

Nipson Digital Printing Systems marks 15 years since it launched its VaryPress high-speed tension web digital printing system.

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