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Biopolymers May Lead to Zero-Waste Communities

The introduction of biopolymers, combined with a growing infrastructure for composting them, may reduce the estimated 94% of all plastic consumer products that currently end up in local disposal facilities in the U.S.

CA Litzler Launches New Site

Litzler Automation is the new line of services C.A. Litzler provides, specializing in custom automation applications for a variety of industries.

Montalvo Manuals Available Online

The Montalvo Corp. has put all the manuals for its web controllers online as a service to customers and potential customers.

Flex Essentials Represents Water-line SA

Flex Essentials has signed an agreement with Water-line SA to exclusively represent Water-line in Canada.

Covalence Launched as Private Company

Apollo Management has purchased Covalence and launched the new independent, private company as Covalence Specialty Materials Corp.

Time-Temp Indicator Monitors Package Freshness

Ciba Specialty Chemicals and FreshPoint present a new time-temperature indicator system that will show accumulated chill-chain history of perishables. The indicators are available as labels or as inks for printing on packaging.

Plastic Suppliers Receives Environmental Excellence Award

Plastic Suppliers has won the Flexographic Technical Assn.'s (FTA) Environmental Excellence Award in the category of Innovative Technology for its EarthFirst PLA film.

A&V Becomes Mekrom Distributor

Mekrom has appointed Anderson & Vreeland as its distributor in the U.S. and Canada.

Omniflex Expands into Asia, Open Sales Offices

Omniflex has established sales offices in Shanghai, Hong Kong, and Taipei.

Tim Walker Answers your Questions Live

Tim Walker will host another LIVE blog event on convertingblog.com this Friday, March 3rd. Tim will answer any questions relating to the converting process as they are posted.

Print Council Reflects on 2005

Along with appointing Ben Cooper its new executive director, the Print Council had a successful 2005. (printcouncil.org)

TAPPI and RIT Present Symposium

TAPPI and the Rochester Institute of Technology will present the new 2006 Digital Printing Symposium: Emerging Trends and Technologies. The conference will be held June 6-8, 2006, on the RIT campus in Rochester, NY.

IPACK-IMA Increases Attendance

IPACK-IMA 2006, the international show dedicated to packaging and food processing, welcomed over 50,000 visitors during its five-day run, a 10% increase compared to the 2003 edition. The show also marked a 20% increase in foreign presence.

Stork Partners with AKL

Stork Prints and AKL Flexo Technik have formed a strategic partnership.

RIT Installs Inline Densitometer from GretagMacbeth

GretagMacbeth has installed a vipPAQ inline densitometric color measuring system at the Rochester Institute of Technology for use in its Printing Applications Laboratory.

Lutter to Address FDA's Efforts to Accelerate RFID Adoption

Randall Lutter will be the featured keynote speaker during day two of the 4th Annual RFID World.

DuPont Awards Announces Call For Entries

DuPont Packaging announces its call for entries for the 19th DuPont Awards for Innovation in Packaging.

Matik Represents Senntech

Matik North America now represents the Senntech line of slitter/rewinders in the U.S., Canda, and Mexico.

Heidelberg Press Wins German Design Award

Heidelberg's Speedmaster XL 105 sheetfed offset press received Germany's Silver Design Award.

Register Now for UV & EB Event

Registration is now open for e|5: UV & EB Technology Expo & Conference.

Third Dimension Installs 2nd Esko Machine

Third Dimension has purchased its second Kongsberg DCM dieless cutting table from Esko to keep up with the demand for quick turnaround short-run just-in-time manufacturing. (esko.com)

Magazines Name Seal-It Top Business

Seal-It has been named to several lists of "Top Owned Businessness" by Diversity Business.com, Women's Enterprise magazine, and Crain's New York magazine.

BE Sells Blown Film

BE has sold an eight-layer AquaFrost line to J&A in Suzhou, Jiangsu, China.

Coating/Drying and Adhesion Technology Seminars Announced

The Coating and Drying Technology seminar is designed for engineers and scientists who work with the coating of fluids onto continuous webs. The Adhesion Technology seminar is designed for engineers and polymer chemists involved with practical adhesive bonding to plastics, metals, and other substrates.

Freedonia Custom Research Expands

Freedonia Custom Research begins its fifth year of operation with and expanded staff at both the company's U.S. headquarters and its research office in China.

Bobst to Exhibit at IPEX

Bobst Group will present a comprehensive range of technology and process solutions for the global converting industry at IPEX 2006, including the latest developments in flexo and gravure printing, coating and laminating technology, vacuum web coating and metallizing, and slitting, rewinding, and handingling solutions.

Participate in Critical Trends Survey

By investigating current issues and anticipated trends, this report will serve as a resource for converters and package-printers in maximizing the efficiency of their businesses. Find out how to participate!

Ciba Provides Overview for 2005

Ciba Specialty Chemicals reports operational improvements during a challenging year. Armin Meyer, Chairman of the Board and CEO, summarizes as follows.

Stora Enso Receives FSC Certification

The Wood Supply U.S. unit of Stora Enso has been third-party-certified for Forest Stewardship Council chain of custody for all its purchases of raw wood fiber.

Davis-Standard Feedscrews on Sale

To reduce its feedscrew inventory, Davis-Standard, LLC is offering more than 25 feedscrew designs at significantly reduced prices.

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