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Pace Systems Group Joins NGP

Pace Systems Group has become a member of the Networked Graphic Production organization (NGP).

curious Packaging Wins Fibermark's 'Best in Show'

Fibermark awarded Britney Spears' curious, from Elizabeth Arden, as "Best in Show" at its 12th Annual Specifer Awards. The Specifer Awards program spotlights the year's most innovative package designers using Fibermark materials.

Positive Reactions to P

According to a survey of exhibitors at P, the Intl. Trade Fair for Process-Oriented Packaging Production, 74% of exhibitors welcomed P as the new trade fair marketplace for the industry.

Kodak Wins 3 InterTech Technology Awards

Kodak’s Graphic Communications Group has been awarded three 2005 GATF InterTech Technology Awards from PIA/GATF.

Tidland Tech Tips for Air Shaft Training

Tidland's Tech Tips training tool provides step-by-step demonstration of routine maintenance for the Mill-Duty air shafts.

AWA Releases New Prospectus

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has released the first edition of The Global Beer Label Market Products Decoration Market & Technology Study 2005 AWAreness Report, as well as Labeling Markets: Asian Market Study & Sourcebook 2005.

GPA Adds Member in India

The Global Packaging Alliance has added a new partner in India by signing an agreement with Kumar Printers.

Aquaflex Selects UK/Ireland Sales Agent

Aquaflex has appointed LPP Limited as sales agent for all products in the UK and Ireland.

W&H Wins Excellence in Flexography Awards

More than fifty per cent of all Excellence in Flexography Awards in the Wide Web Flexo category went to print designs produced on central impression (CI) flexographic printing presses from Windmoeller & Hoelscher.

AVT Reports 2005 Q2 Results

AVT's revenues for the second quarter reached $6.2 million, an increase of 20% compared to the same quarter the previous years, and an increase of 3.5% over the first quarter of 2005.

Total Donates $1 Million to Hurricane Katrina Effort

The U.S.-based affiliates of Total S.A. have donated $1 million to the American Red Cross Hurricane Relief Fund. This contribution will aid Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in the states of Louisiana and Mississippi, where several Total affiliates conduct business. (total.com)

Packaging Machinery Demand in China to Grow 8.6% Through 2009

By 2014, packaging equipment demand in China will exceed that in Japan, making China the second largest market in the world behind the US. These and other trends are presented in a new study from The Freedonia Group. (freedoniagroup.com)

Totani Establishes U.S. Subsidiary

Totani Corp. has established Totani America for the sale and service of Totani machinery and replacement parts in Green Bay, WI.

PLGA Hosts 3rd Biennial Technical Conference

PLGA will host its 3rd Biennial Technical Conference Oct. 19-21, 2005, at Adam's Mark Hotel, Charlotte, NC.

CCTI Fall Meeting to Feature VTS Workshop

The Composite Can and Tube Institute (CCTI) will hold its 2005 Fall Meeting Sept. 27-29, 2005, at the Flamingo Las Vegas hotel. "The Do's and Don’ts of Product Knowledge will be the first Vendor Training Subcommittee (VTS) workshop for manufacturers of tubes, cores, and composite cans.

UV/EB Technology Helps Reduce VOCs

Reductions of volatile organic compound (VOC) and greenhouse gas emissions go hand in hand with ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) technologies, according to a position paper just released by RadTech—The Assn. for UV and EB Technology.

AVT Workflow at Labelexpo Europe 2005

AVT will present workflow solutions running live at its Labelexpo Europe stand, as well as at the stands of several of the company's partners.

Food Processing Machinery Expo Takes Place Alongside Pack Expo 2005

Food Processing Machinery Expo 2005 exhibitors will demonstrate processing technologies in the fruit and vegetable, beverage, fresh produce, prepared foods, meat, bakery, confectionery, grain mill/cereal, dairy, and snack food industries.

NatureWorks PLA Makes Pack Expo Plans

NatureWorks LLC will showcase the on-shelf retailer success of nature-based packaging at Pack Expo 2005.

FINAT Seminars 'Add Value to Labels'

FINAT will present "Emerging Markets--Adding Value to Labels." These five seminar sessions will take place Thursday, September 22, 2005, at Labelexpo Europe.

Sun Chemical to Introduce Inks, Print Consumables at Print 05

At Print 05, Sun Chemicla will demonstrate its capacity to provide total solutions through inks, coatings, and other new products.

SVC TAC Calls for Papers

The 2006 program at the Society of Vacuum Coaters' 49th Annual Technical Conference will feature a special Hot Topic Session devoted to biomedical and pharmaceutical applications of vacuum processes and coatings. SVC and TAC are soliciting contributions for this section.

AIMCAL Blogs Launch

AIMCAL launched four blogs August 1, 2005 covering web coating and laminating, vacuum web coating, web handling and converting, and specialty web coating.

Bobst Opens West-Coast Demo Facility

Bobst Group USA has opened a West coast machinery demonstration site at Advanced Die Supplies in Sante Fe Springs, CA.

Free On-Floor Seminars at PRINT & CONVERTING 05

PRINT & CONVERTING 05 will offer two free programs of workshops on the show floor, focusing on profit opportunities and technical challenges in the key growth areas of wide format digital imaging and mailing and fulfillment services.

Heidelberg Focuses Display on Large Industrial Plants

Heidelberg’s Industrial Print Solutions area at PRINT & CONVERTING 05 will include press, postpress, consumables, and service offerings tailored specifically to industrial print shops producing long runs.

CPP Expo Prepares for Its Debut

CPP Expo (Converting & Package Printing Expo) will take place September 26-28, 2005, at the Sands Expo & Convention Center: an inaugural tradeshow that focuses on the converting process.

KBA Demos JDF in Radebeul

KBA has set up a JDF demonstration room in the customer center at its sheetfed offset facility in Radebeul to offer prospects a chance to test drive a JDF workflow embracing MIS, pre-press, and press.

Golf Challenge Raises Funds

Pamarco Adds Laser, Sales Agents

Pamarco Global Graphics has installed a Thermalase laser in its Atlanta facility. Also, Edwards Graphics will be the exclusive sales agent in Ontario, Quebec, Manitoba, and the Maritimes.

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