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Ipex 2010 Set To Be a 'Sell Out'

Ipex 2010, slated for May 18-25 at the NEC exhibition center, has reached almost full capacity with more than 75 new international suppliers signing up to exhibit in the last couple of months, adding a total of 1,300 sq m to the overall floor plan

Flint Group To Host Annual Print Awards

lint Group will host the 6th Annual Narrow Web Print Awards celebrating the excellence and entrepreneurship in the wider world of narrow web printing

AF&PA Says Clean Air Regs Could Cost Jobs

According to the American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA), as our nation struggles to recover from the recession and the unemployment rate lingers near 10%, Clean Air Act rules recently announced

PennPac Expands with Bobst

Contract converter and film supplier adds capacity with new Titan and Atlas slitters

Sustainability Is the Buzz at PLACE Conference

The TAPPI PLACE Conference, held April 18-21 at the Marriott Hotel, attracted members from around the globe, and while attendees from Europe found it impossible to attend due to volcanic eruptions, attendance nevertheless was strong

Range of UPM Raflatac Substrates Qualify for Xeikon Label Presses

Xeikon has announced that it has worked closely with UPM Raflatac, one of the world's leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials, to qualify an extensive range of label substrates on its Xeikon 3300 digital press

Executive Conference Examines Strategies for Post-Recession Manufacturing

Industry Week magazine will host a one-day conference on May 20 at the Elysian Hotel in Chicago for C-level executives, titled "Pathway to Manufacturing Prosperity: Strategies for Post-Recession Manufacturing"

Fife, MAGPOWR & Tidland Simplify Web Access

Maxcess Intl. has announced the launch of its new website, designed to improve the user experience by making it easier to get answers, request a quote, or simply find product specifications

Zumbiel Packaging Purchases Manroland UV Press

Zumbiel Packaging is expanding its Hebron, KY, facility with the installation of a highly automated manroland R900 large format UV press and a 180,000-ft addition to support its Consumer Packaging Div

FTA President's Award Recognizes Four

For steadfast dedication to the Flexographic Technical Assn., Ronkonkoma, NY, over the past few years, four individuals—Dave Neiman, All Printing Resources, Glendale Hts., IL; Michelle Donohue, Global Packaging

AF&PA Report: Containerboard Production Increases

According to the recently released American Forest & Paper Assn.’s February 2010 U.S. Containerboard Statistics Report, total containerboard paper production again rose sharply when compared to February 2009

Fischer & Krecke Wins FTA Technical Innovation Award 2010

Bobst Group company Fischer & Krecke’s smartGPS flexographic print start-up technology has won the Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) Technical Innovation Award for 2010

Hybrid Integration & Radius Solutions Team Up for Packaging & Printing Markets

A joint press release was issued on the first day of FTA's INFO*FLEX 2010 on May 1, between Hybrid Integration, a software development company for the printing, publishing, packaging and specialty markets

Virtual Event Announces DuPont Packaging Award Winners

DuPont will host a global virtual event announcing the winners of its DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation on May 25, 2010, from 10—11 A.M. (EDT) which is free with registration

Frito-Lay names Toray its Supplier of the Year

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., recently was recognized by Frito-Lay North America as the 2009 Supplier of the Year in the Dave Rader Innovation of the Year award category

Change Lug Shaft Bladders Safely

The QuickChange Bladder Repair Cartridges can increase uptime by making it safe and easy to change lug shaft bladders, company says. Cartridge easily

IMDA Announces Student Design Competition

The In-Mold Decorating Assn. has announced its first annual Student IML/IMD Design Competition. This competition will recognize the best original student designs of plastic packaging and durable products

Harper Experts Available at FTA's Info*Flex Exhibition

Representatives from global anilox supplier Harper Corp. of America will welcome visitors and answer questions at Booths 503 and 505 during Info*Flex in Las Vegas

Presstek To Sponsor GASC Executive Outlook Conference

The Graphic Arts Show Co. (GASC) has announced that Presstek will serve as a sponsor of this year's Executive Outlook Conference on Saturday, October 2, as part of the Graph Expo 2010

Western Shield Label Company Merges with California Pacific Label

Western Shield Label Co., a label converter in Southern California, recently announced that it has merged with California Pacific Label (aka Anaheim Custom Printed Label), a label converter based in Anaheim, CA

Mocon-Certified Mumbai Testing Lab Earns Independent Certification

MOCON, Inc.'s testing lab partner in Mumbai, Hemetek Techno Instruments, has been accredited by India’s National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) under the ISO/IEC 17025:2005 standard

Nordmeccanica Receives AIMCAL Innovation Award

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) recently presented a Technology of the Year Award to Nordmeccanica at its annual Management Meeting in La Jolla, CA

FPA Names Winners of Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge

The Flexible Packaging Assn. has announced the winners of its 2010 Student Flexible Packaging Design Challenge

Senior Exec Forum Addresses M&A Activity in Packaging, Coating & Converting

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. will host the M&A Executive Forum 2010 on June 7-8 at the Hyatt Regency O'Hare Hotel in Rosemont (Chicago), IL, featuring Blaige & Co. as both a sponsor and participant in the event

HP To Display Digital Printing Solutions at IPEX 2010

HP will unveil the latest additions to what the company describes as the industry’s broadest portfolio of digital color printing solutions at IPEX 2010, May 18-25 in Birmingham, England

Mica Corporation Launches New Website

Mica Corp. has announced the launch of a new website that's intended as a resource for customers, prospects, and other site visitors

PMMI: US Economy in Mild Recovery

According to PMMI's Quarterly Economic Outlook, the US is in the early stages of a mild recovery. The Industrial Production Index reached a low point in October

Maxcess Intl. Appoints New CEO

Maxcess Intl. announces that Greg Jehlik has been appointed chief executive officer. In his new role, Jehlik will guide a global strategy to improve customer productivity through product innovation, operational excellence

Taghleef Industries Enters Bioplastic Market

Taghleef Industries (Ti), a leading BOPP film producer, commits to the development of sustainable packaging by introducing

US Demand for Protective Packaging to Reach $5.2 Billion in 2014

US demand for protective packaging is forecast to climb 6.2% per year to $5.2 billion in 2014, reflecting an upswing in manufacturing output as the US economy recovers from the recession that began in December 2007

 

 

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