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Fasson Roll North America Granted ISO Certification

The Fasson Roll North America div. of Avery Dennison Corp. received ISO 9001: 2000 registration for all 19 facilities in the U.S. and Canada after more than a year of work.

Kodak's Acquisition of Creo is Final

Creo and Kodak have completed the transaction after receiving regulatory approvals and termination of invesitigation by the Antitrust Div. of U.S. Dept. of Justice.

Smurfit-Stone Earns Awards from PPC and PLGA

Smurfit-Stone Container Corp. has earned a Gold award and four Excellence awards in the PPC’s 2005 National Paperboard Packaging Competition, as well as two packaging awards and an honorable mention from the PLGA.

Bosch Rexroth Posts Double Digit Growth Rate

Bosch Rexroth has increased sales in 2004 by 10.2% to approximately $5.3 billion (4.1 billion Euro).

Profits and Revenue Continue to Grow at AVT

In its 13th consecutive quarter of growth, Advanced Vision Technology reports a net profit of $736,000 on revenues of $6 million for the first quarter of 2005. This represents a 2% increase in revenue over Q4 2004, and a 24% increase over Q1 2004.

Register for AIMCAL Summer School 2005

AIMCAL Summer School brings together industry consultants and educators for four days of focused technical sessions. June 20-23, 2005, one-, two-, and four-day courses will provide job-enhancing, practical information for engineers, operators, technicians, technical managers, and sales people involved in coating, laminating, and metallizing.

Heidelberg Reports Turnaround in Earnings

Heidelberg reports that earning for financial year 2004/2005 (April 1, 2004 to March 31, 2005) have experienced a turnaround in sales, incoming orders, and operating profit. Outlook for the next financial year is expected to improve.

AIM Global Launches Online Store and Document Library

AIM Global has launched an online store and document library for critical automatic identification and mobility international standards, implementing guidelines, presentations, and white papers.

TLMI and FFTA Conference Themed "Progress Without Limits"

The FFTA and TLMI will present a conference September 7-9, 2005 in Chicago. Presentation topics include lean manufacturing, RFID, decoration, security, inspection and automated flagging, and more.

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.

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