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Green Printing and Packaging Earns 10 Printing Industry of the Carolinas Awards

Green Printing and Packaging Co. has won ten awards at the Printing Industry of the Carolinas annual award competition for printing excellence in 2004.

Web-Based Remote Service for Press and Postpress Equipment

With the Web-based Remote Service, Heidelberg experts connect interactively with the customer’s system. Experts can provide help and instructions to the machine operator directly on the screen of the machine.

Creo Reports Q2 Financial Results

Creo has announced its financial results for the 2005 fiscal second quarter ended March 31, 2005, reported in U.S. dollars. Revenue increased 3.8%.

Smurfit-Stone Earns Safety-Awards from PSSMA

The Paper Shipping Sack Manufacturers’ Assn. (PSSMA) has honored three Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. multiwall bag packaging plants with 2004 Plant Safety Awards.

CIP4 Interoperability Conference Meets at Heidelberg

Heidelberg recently hosted the 7th CIP4 IOP Conference at the Print Media Academy. Participants reached an agreement on enhancements for the news JDF version 1.3.

KBA Sees Growth at China Print

The KBA presses exhibited China Print in Beijing, reportedly reflects current investment trends among Chinese sheetfed printers.

SPI Announces Executive Committee for NPE 2006

The Society of the Plastics Industry has announced the members of the Executive Committee that will help plan for NPE 2006: The Intl. Plastics Showcase. Tim Stojka will serve as chairman.

Progressive Offers Color Management Training

Progressive Color Media partners with Prepress Training Solution to add color management training to its product and services portfolio.

New Exhibitors and Paper Zone at Ipex 2006

Ipex 2006 will host a dedicated paper zone in one of its halls for paper suppliers and manufacturers. Eighteen percent of confirmed exhibitors are appearing for the first time.

Packaging Workflow Symposium at P 2005

The Packaging Workflow Symposium will accompany the P show and examine the topics of "Packaging Converting Workflows," "Smart Packaging Systems," and "Advanced Converting Technologies."

Paperloop Expands European Analytical and Editorial Staff

Paperloop has made six additions to it's Brussels-based staff to bolster RISI analytical products, PPI This Week newsletter, PPI magazine, and the Paperloop Benchmarking group as well as two new economists covering Asia.

X-Rite Reports Record 4th Quarter

X-Rite reports the financial results for the fourth quarter and year-end highlights for 2004.

AVT Opens Representative Office in China

Advanced Vision Technology has opened a representative office in China and the appoints William Bai as general manager.

Sun Chemical Raises Prices, Produces MetalFX Inks

Sun Chemical will raise ink prices in the U.S. and Canada and has signed up as an official MetalFX ink maker.

Flint Ink Announces Price Increases

Flint Ink North America has announced price increases for a variety of ink products.

Opportunity for Brand Protection at P

"Safe folding box," a specialist congress, will take place with Print City during the P trade fair.

Cito Trains on Heidelberg Equipment

Seminars the technical training sessions Cito-System’s training center in Schwaig, Germany, will rely solely on Heidelberg machines.

Esko-Graphics Secures Scope Workflow with Certified PDF

Esko-Graphics has implemented Certified PDF file creation and preflighting as available options in its Scope workflow.

Ahlstrom Increases Prices

Ahlstrom has increased prices for its paper grades reflecting escalating costs in the industry.

Creo Shareholders Approve Acquisition by Kodak

Creo Inc.’s shareholders have voted to approve Eastman Kodak Co.’s acquisition of the company and also to waive the application of Creo’s shareholder rights plan to the transaction.

Celanese Increases Prices on Celvol

Celanese Chemicals has increased the price for all its Celvol polyvinyl alcohol grades as of May 1, 2005.

Elsicon Announces Asian Distributor

Fusion UV Systems has been appointed the distributor of Elsicon’s OptoAlign polarized UV exposure systems in Asia.

AIMCAL Summer School, CEMA Annual Meeting, Call for Papers, Pavilions, Web Site, and Cruise Drawing

Information on CEMA’s annual meeting, AIMCAL’s Summer School, Fall conference call for papers, pavilions at CPP Expo and ICE 2005, new Web site, how to be entered in a drawing for a cruise for two.

Jetrion Signs Distributors for Inkjet Products

Jetrion has signed three leading distributors in Europe and South America: Zacarés Numeradores, Cap Cod, and GRE Engineering Products AG.

Baby Boomers at The Packaging & Design Summit

At The Packaging & Design Summit, JoAnn Hines will discuss the power of Baby Boomers in today’s economy.

PLGA Global Goes Annual

PLGA Global’s traditional Biennial Technical Conference will now be an annual event, beginning with the October 19-21, 2005 Fall Technical Conference.

ELAU Expands in France and UK

ELAU’s operating companies in France and Great Britain are moving to expanded facilities in response to increased growth.

Presstek Strengthens European Focus

As a result of its recent acquisition of the A.B.Dick Company, Presstek has restructured its European operations at the ABDick facility in Brentford, London. The new company, Presstek-Europe, combines Presstek’s current European distributor business with t A.B.Dick’s U.K. business in the U.K.

IMLCON2004 Exceeds Expectations

IMLCON2004 reported a successful conference, and preparations for the 2005 program.

Exhibitors Assess CMM 2005

Many exhibitors at CMM 2005 reported quality leads and marketing opportunities throughout the show. Early registration for the 2007 show in Rosemont, IL, already is underway.

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