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AWA Announces Global Release Liner Conference

AWA Alexander Watson and Assoc. will hold its Global Release Liner Industry Conference and round table forum March 8-10, 2006, at the NH Barbizon Palace Hotel, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.

HealthPack 2006 Offers Online Discount

Innovative Technology Conferences has finalized the program for HealthPack 2006, taking place March 14-15, 2006, in Dallas, TX, at the Crown Plaza Market Center.

Crush Cut Holder Celebrates 50th Anniversary

The Dienes Group is celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Model PQAS Crush Cut pneumatic knife holders.

MOCON Announces Seminar Series

MOCON is hosting a free monthly internet seminar on a variety of packaging material testing and performance topics.

Polyshow 2006 Dedicated to Curtain Coating Technology

Polyshow 2006 will bring together a mix of customers, equipment suppliers, and Polytype presentations around a theme of curtain coating technology.

UV/EB Technology Conference

Learn "why" and "how" converters and consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies are transitioning to UV and EB technology at e|5: UV & EB Technology Expo & Conference, April 24-26, 2006, at Lakeside Center, McCormick Place, in Chicago, IL.

Bring Your Users to IPEX

The Ipex 2006 team will help organize group visits to the show by booking hospitality suites and meeting rooms at the NEC, arranging catering and AV on your behalf, and put you in contact with the Ipex travel partner who will help you arrange your visit.

Omet Exhibits in Shangai

Omet exhibited at Labelexpo Asia in Shanghai, and reported great success with a heavy visitor flow.

Rotomec Launches New Gravure Press

Rotomec unveiled its RS 40003 MP multi-purpose press for flexible materials, developed for gravure printing.

Miltec Donates $10,000 to Red Cross

Miltec Corp. has donated a portion of its September 2005 sales to the Red Cross Katrina Disaster Relief Fund.

SPI Co-Sponsors Intl. Symposium

The Society of the Plastics Industry plans its second international symposium on degradable and biobased polymers and the technologies used to produce them. It will preceed NPE 2006.

Inkjet Proofing Solution Receives SWOP Certification

Kodak's Matchprint Inkjet Desktop, 400 and 800 Proofing Solutions earned SWOP (Specifications for Web Offset Publications) Certification just three months after being launched at Print 05.

First ICC Conference Draws Crowd

More than 130 professionals took parting the first Developer's Conference on color management presented by the Intl. Color Consortium (ICC) in mid-November in Scottsdale, AZ.

MonoSol Announces Expansions

MonoSol plans to expand its laboratory and relocate its world headquarters.

Print Council Names Executive Director

The Executive Committee of The Print Council has appointed Ben Cooper as executive director, effective January 9, 2006.

AMC Reaches Company Milestone

Advanced Motion Controls (AMC) announces a significant milestone in the company's history. On Wednesday, November 23, 2005, the one millionth servo drive rolled off its production line.

Dow Corning Tours with Asia PSA Road Show

Dow Corning Corp. spoke at the technology road show "Innovation and Growth in the Asian Pressure-Sensitive Market," The show toured in October and November with stops in China and Thailand.

Rockwell Automation Expands Toolset

Preco Opens New Facility

Preco has opened Preco-Miwa Laser Industries, a contract manufacturing facility located in Tianjin, China.

Huber Announces Energy Surcharges

Huber Engineered Materials announces an energy surcharge across its entire kaolin clay portfolio for the global paper industry.

Harper Donates Anilox Rolls

Harper Corp. of America has donated five Platinum XVR anilox rolls to Kewaunee High School in Kewaunee, WI.

Flnt ink and XSYS Announce New Name

Flint Group is the new name for the holding company created by the merger of XSYS Print Solutions, Luxembourg, and Flint Ink Corp., which took place in late 2005.

Kodak Establishes GCG in Greater China Region

Kodak's Graphic Communications Group (GCG) has established a new Greater China Region and named Haixang Shen as its chairman and executive director as part of the company's overall growth strategy for China and Asia.

W&H Technology Wins PLGA Award

Windmoeller & Hoelscher's newly patented Registered Scan Preset (RSP) system has received the 2005 Technical Award for Suppliers from the Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. (

Adhesives and Specialty Monomers Studies Coming Soon

Skeist Inc. is planning to release two multi-client, techno-economic marketing studies: Adhesives VIII and Specialty Monomers V. (

Constantia Packaging Group Announces Bulgarian Acquisition

Duropack AG, a 60%-owned subsidiary of Constantia Packaging has agreed to acquire a 47.6% equity interest in Trakia Papir S.A., Bulgaria.

Metso to Supply Kraftliner Board Machine to China

Metso Paper will supply Lee & Man Paper Co. with a kraftliner board machine, scheduled to start up December 2006 in Changshu, China.

TWGA Presents Graphic Arts Printing Forecast 2006

TrendWatch Graphic Arts has released "Printing Forecast 2006: The TrendWatch Graphic Arts Perspective on the Challenges and Opportunities for the Printing Industry in the Next 12 Months and Beyond," its seventh annual forecast of the industry.

PRINT OUTLOOK Speakers Predict Good Times Despite Challenges

Despite print revenue loss due to Hurricane Katrina, PRINT OUTLOOK 06 claims that the industry has shown strong growth in 2005 and continues to rebound.

Nireco Wins Technical Award

The Packaging and Label Gravure Assn. (PLGA) has awarded Nireco America with a 2005 Technical Achievement Award for its new ICM1000 Online Color Measuring System.

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