News | New Products

Gallus ECS 340 Road Show Opens in Atlanta

Gallus Inc. opened its US Road Show to introduce the Gallus ECS 340 label printing press to the North American marketplace, with its first stop in Atlanta, GA

Rheometer Now Features USB Connectivity

The Brookfield DV-III Ultra Rheometer now features USB connectivity. Company's applications software, Rheocalc and Rheoloader, has been upgraded to recognize this new communications capability

Foundation of FTA To Partner with PIA on Conference

Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA), a leading technical society dedicated to supporting and advancing the flexographic printing industry

First Epson SurePress Digital Press Installed at Tape & Label Converters

Epson America announced that the SurePress L-4033A digital label press is now available, and the first North American unit as been installed at Southern California-based label printer Tape & Label Converters

AF&PA Releases November 2010 Containerboard Report

The American Forest & Paper Assn. (AF&PA) has released the November 2010 US Containerboard Statistics Report

Erema's K Show Success Shows Confidence in Recycling Future

Erema received orders for 12 TVEplus plastics recycling systems during K2010. The TVEplus is the latest version of Erema's vented TVE series

Flexotechnica Has 'Significant' Q4 Sales Increase

Flexotecnica S.p.A. has reported a significant increase in sales in the fourth quarter of 2010, with over a dozen presses sold in that period worldwide, including the US and Canada. Flexotecnica's new XG and XD presses

Dow Opens Commercial-Scale Manufacturing of Encapsulant Films for PV Panels

As of December 14, the Dow Chemical Co. has begun commercial-scale manufacturing of ENLIGHT Polyolefin Encapsulant Films for use in photovoltaic solar panel modules at its state-of-the-art production line

Progressive Converting To Acquire Northwoods Paper Converting

Appleton, WI-based Progressive Converting (Pro-Con) and Beaver Dam, WI-based Northwoods Paper Converting, Inc. (NPC) have announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved

Biosafe Receives Polymer Patent for Antimicrobial

The US Patent Office has issued a composition of matter patent to Biosafe, Inc., on the siloxane polymer that is the keystone of the company's proprietary antimicrobial technology

Mark Andy Performance Series Breaks Into China

Mark Andy, a market leader in narrow-web printing press solutions, has announced two Performance Series machine sales in India, signaling early acceptance, says the company, of the new press line in this growing region

Glenroy Launches 'First-Ever' Smart Phone App

Glenroy, Inc., a converter and printer of flexible packaging film, says it has launched the first-ever flexible packaging smartphone application. The app

CPP EXPO Modifies Event Format

H.A. Bruno, owners of CPP EXPO that has appeared in tandem with Pack Expo events hosted by the Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst. (PMMI) both in Chicago and in Las Vegas

Print on Paper, Film, Foil-now WATER?!

Russian-based SUN Innovations Co. presents NEO UV-LED Evolution, claimed a technology that: "100% prints on ANYTHING"—including water

Xeikon partners with Yupo To Expand Substrate Range

Xeikon, an innovative leader in digital color printing, has tested and qualified synthetic substrates from Yupo Corp. of America for its Xeikon 3000 Series of digital label presses

Artcraft Label Is First Certified Color-Logic Flexo Printer

Color-Logic has announced that Artcraft Label, a narrow-web flexographic label printer in Burlington, Ontario, has been qualified as the first certified Color-Logic flexographic printer

Mondi Plants Boost Coating Capabilities for Food Packaging

Mondi Örebro has upgraded its extrusion coating facilities with tandem equipment, allowing the Swedish-based plant to increase capacity and run two-sided products with different polymer types

RotoMetrics Opens New Converting Technology Center

RotoMetrics opens in December a new Converting Technology Center to demonstrate the company’s latest product innovations, located at its world headquarters near St. Louis

Henkel, Nordmeccania Host Workshop on Scrap Prevention

Henkel Corp., a technology leader in adhesives and coatings for flexible packaging, and Nordmeccanica, a leader in the design, manufacturing, and installation of equipment for the converting industry

Henkel Highlights Sustainable Packaging Tote Recovery Program

Henkel presents a fast, easy and environmentally responsible way for customers to return empty totes that previously held Henkel products

Grafotronic Appoints Matik Distributor

Grafotronic, a manufacturer of label finishing machines based in Landskrona, Sweden, has signed a distribution agreement with Matik, Inc. for the sales and service of its machines

Carbide Blades are Sharp, Durable

Dessau Intl.'s Diamond coated blades are said to offer "long lifetimes" and substanial cost savings

Mondi Coatings Acquires Pleasant Prairie Plant

Mondi Akrosil LLC has received regulatory clearance and completed the previously announced deal with Nitto Americas regarding its facility

Patriot Funding Arranges New Wave Purchase of Solventless Laminator

Steven G. Clyne at Patriot Funding Corp. recently arranged the funding of a transaction on the order of several hundred thousand dollars (USD) for a Nordmeccanica solvent-free laminator for its client New Wave Converting Inc. in Southern California

OMET Wins Innovation Award for Second Time

For the second time in the last three years, OMET has won the "Label Award for Continuous Innovation," which is sponsored by Tarsus, the company which also organizes the different editions of Labelexpo

SPE's EUROTEC 2011 Scheduled in Barcelona

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has reached an agreement with trade show organizer Fira de Barcelona to co-locate the first SPE EUROTEC plastics technical conference

Comexi Group Exceeds Expectations at K'2010 Show

Under the theme "The Meeting Point of Sustainable Innovation," Comexi reported more than 1,500 visitors during eight days of the world at K Show, held October 27 to November 3 in Dusseldorf, Germany

Baumgarten Purchases Slitter/Rewinder Inspection Machine

ROTOCONTROL has announced the receipt of another purchase order in Brazil for a RSC 540 Slitter Rewinder Inspection Machine for Baumgarten

Webex Acquires REM Manufacturing

Webex, Inc., a leading provider of precision process rolls for the converting industry, finalized acquisition of REM Mfg., a producer of slitter/rewinders located in Hackettstown, NJ

Pack Expo Reveals Attendance Traffic Success

PACK EXPO Intl., a Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst.-sponsored event, held on October 31—November 3 in Chicago, IL, at McCormick Place, reveals its attendance and exhibitor figures

 

 

Subscribe to PFFC's EClips Newsletter