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Adhesives Research Announces New Business

Adhesives Research has formed a new business, ARmark Authentication Technologies, which focuses on anti-counterfeiting technology in the form of covert markers, a technology that can be combined with custom-developed delivery systems for application to a variety of goods.

Brown Machine Launches E-Newsletter

Brown Machine has introduced its new e-newsletter, "The Brown Informer," offering the latest news in thermoforming innovation, customer success stories, new product development, and services information.

Plastic Suppliers Launches EarthFirst PLA film-specific Web Site

Plastic Suppliers has launched a Web site specific to its EarthFirst PLA film, designed to be an informational resource to educate people on the characteristics and uses of EarthFirst PLA film.

New Plastic Bag Resource

A new consumer plastic bag Web site is the latest tool to be added to EPIC's growing list of plastic bag resources. The new site was designed specifically for the general public, providing residents with the tools they need to find out where they can recycle their plastic shopping bags.

Materials for Printable Electronics to Reach $1.9 Billion

The market for inks, substrates, and other materials used in printable electronics (PE) is expected to reach $1.9 billion by 2010, rising to $8.9 billion in 2013, according to a new report from NanoMarkets. The next few years represent a key period for the PE business of a whole.

Free E-Seminar For Taper Tension

MAGPOWR will host a live e-seminar on Wednesday, January 25, 2006, on taper tension.

Heidelberg Plans Larger Presses

Heidelberg is developing a new generation of sheetfed presses for larger formats, up to 63.8 inches.

Polytec Opens East Coast Office

Polytec has opened a dedicated East Coast regional office in Hopkinton, MA.

Hyatt's Launches Online Convex Resource

Hyatt's--All Things Creative, a distributor for Convex flexible materials for inkjet and thermal printing, now offers a Web-based resource to assist customers at hyatts.com/sign/convex. The link introduces all available materials with product information and online purchasing.

Klockner Expands Asia/Pacific Rim Activities

Chemsulatnats Receives 13th Consecutive Honor

For the 13th consecutive year, Chemsultants Intl. has earned recognition as one of Ohio's fastest-growing companies.

Bobst & Advanced Die Cut Ribbon on Demo Center

Bobst Group and Advanced Die Supplies hosted the grand opening of Bobst's West Coast Demo and Training Center located at the Advanced Die Supplies' Santa Fe Sprints, CA, facility.

HP Installs Press at RIT

The Rochester Institute of Technology's (RIT) Printing Applications Laboratory Worldwide Media Center (WWMC) had added a seven-color HP Indigot press ws4050.

Labelexpo Asia a Success

Labelexpo Asia 2005 attracted 9,100 visitors from over 70 different countries, doubling in size from the last event in 2003.

BASF Raises Prices on Polyvinylpyrrolidone Products

As of the beginning of the year, BASF has raised prices by 10% in North America on all Luvitec and Luvicross polyvinylpyrrolidone products.

ICE 2005 Surpasses Past Show

ICE 2005 took place in Munich with over 3,000 visitors from 56 countries, up 70% from ICE 2003. (ice-x.com)

Mohawk Receives Green Power Leadership Award

Mohawk Fine Papers has received the 2005 Green Power Leadership Award in the category of "Green Power Purchasing." This annual award honors U.S. organizations that make significant purchases of renewable energy. (mohawkfinepapers.com)

EGS Moves, Expands

EGS Gauging has relocated its headquarters to Wilmington, MA, in order to increase manufacturing capacity.

VantagePoint Moves Headquarters

VantagePoint Systems has moved to a new corporate headquarters in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Water Ink Technologies Moves Mid-Atlantic Branch

Water Ink Technologies' Mid-Atlantic branch has moved to Cinnamisnson, NJ.

GEW Expands Asia Operation

GEW plans to establish a sales, service, and manufacturing operation in Mumbai, India. The facility is intended to service the Indian sub-continent and the Southeast Asia markets.

Chinaplas 2006 Chooses Theme, Schedules Dates

Chinaplas 2006 (The 20th Intl. Exhibition on Plastics and Rubber Industries) will be held April 26-29, 2006. The theme for this year’s show is “Shaping the Future for You.” (2456.com/chinaplas)

PVC Production Increases

Polyvinyl chloride (PVC) resin production in the U.S. rose 8.8% to 16 billion lbs. in 2004. (americanplasticscouncil.org)

MetalFX Wins Award

MetalFX has been named the New Product of the Year by the United Kingdom's Growing Business Awards.

Mountain Valley Adds Recycling Capacity

Mountain Valley Recycling has added a new processing line to its existing production facility in Morristown, TN, adding 15 million pounds of recycling capacity annually.

BASF Raises Prices

BASF will increase its list and off-list selling prices for its Caprolactone Monomer, all grades of its NEOL Neopetylglycol, and its 2-Pyrrolidone.

MeadWestvaco to Idle Paper Machine

MeadWestvaco Corp. has announced plans to indefinitely idle the No. 1 paper machine at the company’s Evadale, TX, paperboard mill. The machine will be shut down in the first quarter of 2006.

Online Lean Manufacturing Resource Goes Live

Vorne Industries has launched www.oee.com, a new lean manufacturing resource devoted to studying and understanding Overall Equipment Effectiveness (OEE).

NPE 2006 Offers Online Press Resource

NPE 2006 has launched www.npe.org/press, an online resource for press, offering tools for previewing the show.

GEW Wins FlexoTech Environmental Innovation Award

GEW has won the FlexoTech Environmental Innovation Award for its e-system UV curing concept designed to provide energy savings and a total system approach to radiation curing. The Award recognizes companies designing products considered to enhance the living and working environments.

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