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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.

Curtis Packaging Launches Website

Curtis Packaging has launched a new corporate Web site designed to provide its customers and prospects with a direct connection to the company's resources and capabilities.

Maguire Asia Expands Operations in China

Maguire Asia has opened three new offices in Beijing, Guangzhou, and Suzhou, expanded its headquarters in Shanghai, and launched a Chinese-language Web site.

Revamped Ask AIMCAL

AIMCAL has revamped the "Ask AIMCAL" feature of its Web site to make it even more useful for members and visitors seeking converting industry resources. The upgraded page is a quick way to locate sources for coated or metallized films or papers, adhesives, and converting equipment and services.

Stanford Expands Presence in Latin America

Stanford Products LLC has established five new sales agencies in Mexico, Venezuela, Argentina, Uruguay, Peru, and Brazil. Stanford’s growth in the Latin American marketplace is being spurred on by the success of its recently-released line of finishing equipment for the shrink sleeve market.

Mamata Open House

Mamata Machinery will hold an open house, exhibiting it's range of bagmaking and pouchmaking machines at its factory in India.

ICS Awarded Patent

Integrated Color Solutions has been granted a patent from U.S. Patent and Trademark Office for its technology used in Remote Director, the company's remote proofing system.

Accuweb Has New Representation in Canada

AccuWeb has signed an Agency Agreement with Manutrol, Inc., broadening the coverage for its proprietary web guide systems.

Myllykoski Sponsors Environmental Workshop

Myllykoski, a producer of recycled and non-recycled groundwood paper products, recently sponsored an environmental workshop conducted by the Gravure Assn. of America. The workshop was held June 15-16 in Alsip, IL, and included an extensive tour of Myllykoski's Alsip Mill.

Bobst Distributes MATRIX Product Line

Bobst Group is the sole U.S. distributor for the MATRIX line of self-locating creasing matrix products.

Continuing Squeeze on Converter Profitability

"The European Flexible Packaging Market 2005" is the latest edition in PCI's series of annual studies on the European flexible packaging market. It updates historical data and provides market analysis and statistics for 2004 and forecasts to 2009. The 250 page study is based on original field research, conducted across Europe in early-2005.

Metlon Becomes 3M Distributor

Metlon Corp. has become an authorized distributor of 3M SCOTCHLITE reflective material.

PCMC to be Acquired

Paper Converting Machine Co. has signed a letter of intent to be acquired by Barry-Wehmiller Companies.

Momentum Builds for Industry Week

September26-28, 2005, in Las Vegas has been dubbed "Industry Week 2005," due to industry activity at CPP and PACK Expo, TAPPI's PLACE Conference, along with meetings from AIMCAL, CEMA, Adhesive & Sealant Council, RADTECH, AICC (Regions I & II), Film and Bag Federation, and Composite Can and Tube.

GMG Scores at Color Proofing Roundup

GMG Americas has received high color management rankings at the 3rd Annual IPA Color Proofing RoundUP held during the IPA Technical Conference.

Label Traxx Software Goes Global

Tailored Solutions has made its popular Label Traxx software available to worldwide label producers.

Ampacet Expands Thailand Facility

Ampacet has expanded its plastic masterbatch facility in Rayong, Thailand, by adding multiple extruder lines for custom color masterbatches as well as a Color Service Development Center.

FTA Sponsors TAPPI Conference Sessions

Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) will sponsor two sessions at TAPPI’s PLACE Conference September 25-28, 2005, in Las Vegas, NV. Surface Treating for Flexography and Substrate Effect on High Quality Graphics will be moderated by FTA’s technical director Rick Mix.

Bobst Introduces InTouch Customer Connection

Bobst Group has launched an online direct customer connection which allows its customers access to the company 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for checking availability, receiving instant price quotes, ordering parts, and tracking press orders.

Ampac Completes Kapak Acquisition

Ampac Packaging has completed its acquisition of Kapak Co.

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