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AF&PA Comments on Obama's State of the Union Address

American Forest & Paper Assn. president and CEO Donna Harman today issued the following statement regarding President Obama’s recent State of the Union address

RockTenn To Acquire Smurfit-Stone Container

The Boards of Directors of both RockTenn and Smurfit-Stone Corp. have unanimously approved a definitive agreement allowing Smurfit-Stone to become a wholly owned subs. of RockTenn

Nim-Cor Shaft Repair Video Now Online

The NimCor airshaft repair process is now demonstrated in a video on the company's web site. Visitors are shown how to replace lugs and/or buttons and remove

Simco, Ion Join Forces for Better Static Control

Simco acquires Ion Industrial, Windsor Locks, CT, to combine the expertise of both companies' static control solutions. According to Kim West, Simco marketing manager,

PIA Affiliates Launch First Group FSC Certification for Printers

Sixteen Printing Industries of America affiliates have come together to form the Regional Affiliate Certificate Group, offering manufacturing printers access to FSC chain of custody certification at group prices

EFI Launches XF 4.5 Inkjet Production & Proofing RIP Solution

EFI has launched the EFI Fiery XF 4.5 advanced RIP solution for inkjet production printing, as well as EFI Colorproof XF 4.5 for proofing

Maxcess China Facility Receives ISO Certification

Maxcess, a global leader in innovative products and services for the web handling industry, has announced that its production facility in Zhuhai, China, has achieved certification to the ISO 9001 quality system standard

'Basic Course' on In-Mold Labeling Slated

The "ABCs of IML: A Basic Course," now in its 22nd year, will be presented Thursday, March 31, 2011, at the DoubleTree Hotel & Conference Ctr. Chicago North Shore, Skokie, IL

Mesirow Financial Advises IMPAXX, Inc. on Sale to Cenveo

Mesirow Financial acted as exclusive financial advisor to Impaxx, Inc., parent company of Gilbreth Packaging Systems, and the portfolio company of Aurora Capital Group, in its sale to Cenveo, Inc.

Sun Chemical Named Best Ink Supplier for Six Straight Years in Brazil

For the sixth consecutive year, the Brazilian Assn. of Graphic Arts (ABIGRAF) has named Sun Chemical the "Best Printing Ink Supplier" in Brazil at the Fernando Pini Awards ceremony

Mocon Installs Permeation Units at High-Altitude Tibetan Lab

Mocon, Inc. recently installed oxygen and water vapor permeation units in a Lhasa, Tibet, pharmaceutical testing laboratory. Located at 11,450 ft, the 2-mile+, above sea-level location, represents Mocon’s highest altitude installation

Teknoweb, Elsner Engineering Announce Cooperative Partnership

Teknoweb S.r.l. and Elsner Engineering Works have announced the formation of a cooperative partnership

EDI's New Technology Center Features Multi-Process Lab

The latest addition to an extensive process laboratory at the world headquarters of Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI)

Plastic Packaging Technologies Purchased by Mid Oaks Investments

Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC (PPT), a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging, has been purchased by privately-held Mid Oaks Investments LLC, Buffalo Grove, IL, for an undisclosed amount

Toray Plastics (America) To Build $2 million Solar Field

Toray Plastics (America), a US manufacturer of precision-performance polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films for packaging and industrial applications, has announced plans to begin construction in the second quarter of 2011 on a $2 million 446 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) field on its 70-acre campus in North Kingstown, RI

Comexi Group Finalizes Acquisition of ACOM Business Unit

Back in June 2010, Comexi Group and ACOM agreed to allow Comexi Converting Solutions, an Italian subs. of Comexi Group, to offer its range of gravure presses together with the know-how and technology of ACOM

Bertram Capital To Acquire EDI

Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI), a leading international supplier of flat extrusion and coating dies, announced its acquisition by Bertram Capital, a private equity firm based in San Mateo, CA

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers Increases Price in Europe for Ethylene Copolymer

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced a price increase for Europe, Middle East, and Africa of Euro 0.35/kg on all grades of DuPont ethylene copolymer resins. These increases are effective Jan. 1, 2011

ETI Converting Equipment Wins Innovation Award

ETI Converting Equipment won the best technological innovation award for its unique multi functional process off-line or in-line printing, along with silicone and adhesive coating, at the China Intl. Exhibition for Label Technology

Gallus ECS 340 Road Show Opens in Atlanta

Gallus Inc. opened its US Road Show to introduce the Gallus ECS 340 label printing press to the North American marketplace, with its first stop in Atlanta, GA

Rheometer Now Features USB Connectivity

The Brookfield DV-III Ultra Rheometer now features USB connectivity. Company's applications software, Rheocalc and Rheoloader, has been upgraded to recognize this new communications capability

Foundation of FTA To Partner with PIA on Conference

Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA), a leading technical society dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry

First Epson SurePress Digital Press Installed at Tape & Label Converters

Epson America announced that the SurePress L-4033A digital label press is now available, and the first North American unit as been installed at Southern California-based label printer Tape & Label Converters

AF&PA Releases November 2010 Containerboard Report

The American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA) has released the November 2010 US Containerboard Statistics Report

Erema's K Show Success Shows Confidence in Recycling Future

Erema received orders for 12 TVEplus plastics recycling systems during K2010. The TVEplus is the latest version of Erema's vented TVE series

Flexotechnica Has 'Significant' Q4 Sales Increase

Flexotecnica S.p.A. has reported a significant increase in sales in the fourth quarter of 2010, with over a dozen presses sold in that period worldwide, including the US and Canada. Flexotecnica's new XG and XD presses

Dow Opens Commercial-Scale Manufacturing of Encapsulant Films for PV Panels

As of December 14, the Dow Chemical Co. has begun commercial-scale manufacturing of ENLIGHT Polyolefin Encapsulant Films for use in photovoltaic solar panel modules at its state-of-the-art production line

Progressive Converting To Acquire Northwoods Paper Converting

Appleton, WI-based Progressive Converting (Pro-Con) and Beaver Dam, WI-based Northwoods Paper Converting, Inc. (NPC) have announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved

Biosafe Receives Polymer Patent for Antimicrobial

The US Patent Office has issued a composition of matter patent to Biosafe, Inc., on the siloxane polymer that is the keystone of the company's proprietary antimicrobial technology

Mark Andy Performance Series Breaks Into China

Mark Andy, a market leader in narrow-web printing press solutions, has announced two Performance Series machine sales in India, signaling early acceptance, says the company, of the new press line in this growing region

 

 

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