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US Demand for Nonwoven Roll Goods To Reach $6.3 Billion

Demand for nonwoven roll goods is projected to rise at a 3.7% annual rate to $6.3 billion in 2013, according to a new study from The Freedonia Group

Slitting Solutions

Have all the answers to your slitting puzzle? On December 3, we published a Slitting Puzzle, provided by slitting consultant/educator Dave Rumson, meant to both test and entertain your slitting savvy.

ICE Europe Breaks Record in Munich

ICE Europe, the sixth International Converting Exhibition, ended by setting a record attendance, as well for exhibitors and floor space, on November 24—26.

AIMCAL & PFFC Partner in Free Encore Webinar Series

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) partners with Paper, Film & Foil Converter (PFFC) to host an encore series of three free webinars designed to meet the diverse tension and drive needs of registrants.

ICE USA Picks Orlando's Orange County Convention Ctr.

Mack Brooks Exhibitions announces it officially has selected the Orlando, FL, Orange County Convention Ctr. as the site of its new ICE USA show, which replaces the CMM Converting Materials/Machinery Conference & Exhibition

Puzzled by Slitting?

Think you are slitting savvy? Match your slitting knowledge against co-workers by completing the hotlinked Slitting Puzzle, provided by slitting consultant/educator Dave Rumson.

DuPont Packaging Announces Call for Packaging Innovation

DuPont Packaging has announced a call for entries in the 22nd DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation

ChemInstruments Reorganizes, Expands Its European Sales

ChemInstruments Inc. has announced the reorganization and expansion of its manufacturers representative organization in Europe.

EskoArtwork Inaugurates Development Center in India

EskoArtwork says it has strengthened its systems integration development and E-support operation by establishing an office in Bangalore, India.

Technical Seminars Introduce New Technology for Flexo Printers

At recent technical seminars Flint Group presented its latest information on product developments and discussed topics of interest with flexo printers, converters, and prepress managers.

Appleton Mfg. Div. Offers Lifetime Support

Appleton Mfg Div. announces it maintains a staff of customer service and technical support staff readily available to assist any of its customers by phone or email at no charge.

Labelexpo Asia Reports More Than 75% of Space Sold

Labelexpo Asia 2009 is taking place at the Shanghai New Intl. Expo Ctr. in Shanghai during December 1-4, 2009, with more than 75% of exhibition space already sold.

CMM Replaced by ICE USA

As of November 13, Mack Brooks Exhibitions Ltd. (MBE) ( announced the acquisition for an undisclosed sum of CMM Converting Machinery/Materials Conference & Exposition from PennWell Corp.

SGIA Announces 2010 ASPT Student Award Competition

The Academy of Screen Printing Technology (ASPT) is now accepting entries for the 2010 Student Screen Printing and Digital Imaging Awards Competition.

Printpack Opens New Manufacturing Facility in Suzhou, China

Printpack is pleased to announce the opening of Printpack (Suzhou) Packaging Co., Ltd., the newest addition to Printpack's global manufacturing footprint.

Webinar on Manufacturers' Responsibilities for Legacy Machinery

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL), the Converting Equipment Mfrs. Assn. (CEMA), and Paper Film & Foil Converter (PFFC) partner to co-host a free webinar on “Your Legal Responsibility for Legacy Machinery”

Celplast Named Exclusive Camvac Distributor for AlOx Barrier PET Films

Celplast Metallized Products announces it has become the exclusive distributor of Camvac Ltd.'s line of AlOx-coated clear barrier PET films branded Camclear.

PACK PRINT Show Exceeds Expectations

The results of the recently held PACK PRINT INTERNATIONAL 2009, International Packaging and Printing Exhibition for Asia, exceeded organizer’s, Messe Düsseldorf Asia, expectations

Harper Road Tour Claimed Resounding Success

Harper GraphicSolutions announces the successful conclusion of a Flexographic Solutions tour in Appleton, WI, before a record number of 400 participants.

Taghleef Industries Opens US Office

Taghleef Industries LLC, one of the leading global producers of biaxially oriented polypropylene BOPP films, has announced the opening of its new USA offices in Charleston, SC.

CMM Sold to Mack Brooks Exhibitions

Pennwell Corp. has announced that its CMM Converting Machinery/Materials Conference & Exhibition has been sold to Mack Brooks Exhibitions (MBE)

NPE Abandons Chicago, To Reopen in Orlando in 2012

NPE, the International Plastics Showcase staged by the the Society of the Plastics Industry, amid much public conjecture within the industry, has announced it’s moving the show from Chicago’s McCormick Pl. to the Orange Cty. Convention Ctr. in Orlando, FL.

Parkinson Technologies Adds Seven Layer Capability to Pilot Lab

Parkinson Technologies recently completed the installation and testing of a versatile new Cloeren 7-Layer Variable Geometry Feedblock and 20-in. Epoch Extrusion Die

Ritrama Inc. Launches New Website

Ritrama Inc., a group of international companies dedicated to the worldwide manufacture and sales of specialty self-adhesive materials, has launched a redesigned website.

Menasha Packaging Wins Eight Awards at In-Store Marketing Expo

Menasha Packaging recently won eight awards at the 2009 Design of the Times (DOT) competition held during the In-Store Marketing Expo in Chicago.

Metabolix Completes Field Trial of Bioplastic-Producing Tobacco Crop

Metabolix, Inc., a bioscience company focused on developing sustainable solutions for plastics, chemicals and energy, has announced that it has completed a field trial of tobacco, genetically engineered to express polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) biobased polymers.

Mark Andy Debuts Performance Series

Performance was the name of the game for Mark Andy at Labelexpo Europe 2009 as the company debuted it's latest innovation, Mark Andy Performance Series.

MGI USA Expands Dealer Network

MGI USA, the multi-substrate (paper, plastic and envelopes) digital press and finishing solution manufacturer, announced the second major expansion of its US dealer network

'Ask IDES' Connects Plastic Professionals

Finding answers can be a slow and frustrating process. Connecting with the right person is difficult and waiting by the phone or computer for answers to questions idles production, which burdens manufacturing companies with added costs.

FFTA Unveils New Interactive Interface for Its TEST Virtual Campus

The Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Assn.'s TEST Virtual Campus, the flexo industry’s single, most comprehensive Web-based training and education tool, boasts a newly designed Adobe Flash interface



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