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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

Star Packaging Orders 10-color Flexo Press from W&H

Star Packaging of College Park, GA, has ordered a new 10-color MIRAFLEX CM flexographic press from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp. The press will be installed in September 2010

AIMCAL-<I>PFFC</I>-EMA Host FREE Webinar on Vacuum Deposit Barrier Coatings

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) partners with Paper, Film & Foil Converter and the European Metallizers Assn. to host a FREE webinar at 11 A.M. EDT

AIMCAL & CEMA To Host AWEB Applied Web Handling Conference

On May 17—20, the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) and the Converting Equipment Mfrs. Assn. (CEMA) will host its biennial AWEB Applied Web Handling Conference

Bobst Group to Announce New Compact F&K Press at Info*Flex 2010

The Bobst Group will use this year's Flexographic Technical Assn.'s Info*Flex gathering, Las Vegas, May 1-5, for the North American introduction

DiTrolio Flexographic Inst. Upgrades Classroom Experience

DiTrolio Flexographic Inst. (DFI) has upgraded the classroom experience for both its students and instructors with the installation of a SMART Board interactive whiteboard to facilitate the learning process

Davis-Standard Chinaplas Exhibit To Offer Expert Advise

Davis-Standard's exhibit at Chinaplas 2010, to be held April 19—22, in Shanghai, will feature a team of flexible packaging, converting, and extrusion experts available to discuss the company's extensive product offerings

Heritage Packaging Earns Eastman Chemical's Excellence Award

Heritage Packaging in Victor, NY, has received the 2009 Eastman Supplier Excellence Award, awarded by the Eastman Chemical Co

Danafilms Doubles Coex Capacity and Facility Size

Danafilms, Inc., announces a 50,000-sq-ft expansion of its Franklin, KY, facility, doubling the size of the plant to make room for a new coextrusion line and accommodate future growth

Amcor Flexibles Expands Blown Film Capabilities

Amcor Flexibles Europe & Americas announces the installation of a new Windmoeller & Hoelscher nine-layer, high-performance blown film line in a controlled environment

Omet Sponsors Open House in Italy

Omet is holding an open house from April 28&mdash;30, 2010, in Lecco, Italy, for existing and potential customers who operate of the label and packaging markets

NPE2012 in Orlando Allows Latin Americans Easier Access

The NPE2012 international plastics exposition promises to be a "must" on the calendars of industry professionals in Latin America and the Caribbean, including those who have never before attended an NPE

FTA Honors Two Companies in Environmental Excellence Award Competition

The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) has recognized two of its member companies in the 10th Annual FTA Environmental Excellence Award competition for their outstanding achievements



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