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Panflex Appointed Edale Distributor in Czech & Slovak Republic

Edale, the UK-based manufacturer of narrow web printing and converting presses specializing in commercial security, flexographic printing, converting & coating and digital printing solutions, has named Panflex

New Printing & Paper Converting Div. Established at Emerson Bearing

Emerson Bearing, a Boston-based bearing company catering to OEM (Original Equipment Manufacturers) and MRO (Maintenance, Repair, and Operations) markets throughout the US

FFTA Accepting Submissions for Fall Conference

The Foundation of FTA (FFTA) is currently accepting abstract submissions for its annual Fall Conference & Tabletop Exhibition, "A FIRST Rate Idea: The Future of Flexo & Process Improvement"

Finzer Roller, Imperial Rubber Products Announce Alliance

Imperial Rubber Products, a manufacturer and reconditioner of rollers for industrial converters, manufacturers, and commercial printers, and Finzer Roller, a leading one-stop resource for rubber rollers and specialty coatings

Reifenhäuser Becomes Sole Shareholder of Reimotec/Motech

or many years, Reifenhäuser has been the majority shareholder of Reimotec GmbH, Abtsteinach, a world market leader in extrusion lines for the production of technical monofilaments

Printing & Converting Machinery Realizes Export Recovery

According to ACIMGA (Italian Mfrs. Assn. of Machinery for the Graphic, Converting & Paper Industry), "The Italian printing and converting machinery industry is definitely recovering with a 15% growth in exports over the first three months of 2010

Edale reports success at IPEX 2010

Edale's goal of promoting its range of printing and converting equipment was achieved successfully following the company's participation at this year's IPEX exhibition held at the Birmingham NEC

Patriot Funding Supports Press Sale

Patriot Funding Corp. recently arranged and funded a $1.8 million packaging transaction for a flexographic printing press for a client on Eastern Long Island, NY. The deal included a $500,000 equipment loan bank payoff and collateralization of the equipment

Bobst Announces Line-up for Competence '10 Open House

Set to be one of the most active machine shows in recent years, the Competence '10 Open House will be held in September at the Bobst Group’s main manufacturing facility in Mex, outside of Lausanne, Switzerland

Medical Packaging: How To Avoid Public FDA Criticisms

A ten-step technical guide, “How to Avoid and Respond to Public FDA Criticisms—Form 483 Letters—for Temperature, Humidity and other Controlled Environments” is now available from Veriteq

Spartanics Establishes Laser Die Cutting Applications Lab

Spartanics announces to label converters, packagers, and other converters seeking to use rapidly advancing laser die-cutting technology for pressure-sensitive labels, RFID tags

Rogers Corp. Receives Chinese Honors

Rogers Corp., a global leader in the development and manufacture of high performance engineered materials, has recently received two award honors from the Chinese government

Converting Solutions Seminar Series Tours Mexico

According to ZOLPLASTIC president Tere Almaraz, 250 people attended the 2010 Converting Solutions Seminar Series in Mexico from June 7—9 at venues in Mexico City, Monterrey, and Guadalajara

Bema Polytech Orders Second W&H Flexo Press

Bema Polytech, Elmhurst, IL, has ordered a new 52 in., 8-color MIRAFLEX AM flexographic press from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.

New England-based Manufacturer Announces Global Expansion

CDF Corp., a leading manufacturer of drum, pail, and intermediate bulk container liners and flexible packaging, has expanded its manufacturing presence in the New England region with the purchase of a 109,000-sq-ft facility in Plymouth, MA

Rogers to Showcase R/Bak Corrugated Products at ACCSA 2010

Rogers Corp. will exhibit a broad line of cushion mounting products for corrugated printing applications at the 2010 ACCCSA (Corrugator Assn. of Caribbean, Central and South America) Intl. Convention & Exposition

AF&PA Releases May 2010 Containerboard Report

The American Forest & Paper Association (AF&PA) released its US Containerboard Statistics Report for May 2010. For the seventh straight month, containerboard paper production has risen sharply when compared to last year

Avery Awarded Patent for Easy Peel Feature

Avery Dennison is awarded a patent related to the Avery Easy Peel label sheet contruction as it celebrates its 75th anniversary

Bemis Reaches Agreement To Sell Menasha, WI and Tulsa Facilities to Exopack

Bemis Co., a supplier of flexible packaging materials, announces that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell the company’s Menasha, WI, and Tulsa, OK, facilities to Exopack Holding Corp.

M&A Conference Looks at Packaging Consolidation

C-level executives interested in mergers and acquisitions—either as buyer or seller—were in attendance at a day-long seminar organized by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Amsterdam, Netherlands

TLMI Calls for Competition Entries

The Tag and Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI) has issued a Call for Entries for its 33rd Annual Awards Competition

EPG Launches Printing Cost-Savings Calculator

Visitors to the EPG website can now access the company’s KeyColor cost-savings calculator.

Report Reveals Potential Market for Digital Printing

Designed for Narrow Web Label Printers and Converters, Karstedt Assoc.'s first Commercialization Assessment Report reveals a potential market of roughly 1.1 billion MSI

TAPPI PLACE Trouble Shoots Interactively

An audience of approximately 200 people attended the Interactive Troubleshooting Session at the 2010 PLACE Conference recently held in Albuquerque, NM on April 18-21

BASF to Sell ita Hydrophilic Melt Business to Techmer PM

BASF recently announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its hydrophilic melt additives business to Techmer PM, LLC, a manufacturer of colors and additives

ICE USA Prepares for Rousing Debut

Mack Brooks Exhibitions (MBE) is on course for an impressive debut as it plans the new ICE USA exhibition slated for April 6—8, 2011, in the South Bldg. of the Orange Cty. Convention Ctr. (OCCC) in Orlando, FL

Hazardous Energy and Lock Out for Adhesive Systems

Older fluid systems for adhesives with pneumatically powered pumps do not comply completely with OSHA standards that address deisgn practices and procedures that are necessary to disable

Drupa Prize Awarded to Nadine Müller

Dr. des. Nadine Müller was awarded the 35th drupa Prize on May 31 in Düsseldorf, Germany, for her dissertation “Self-promotion of artists from the Düsseldorf Art School and the Düsseldorf marketing system from 1826 – 1860

PPC's Folding Carton Boot Camp a Success

On May 24-25, 2010, the Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) hosted the Folding Carton Boot Camp workshop at PPC headquarters in Springfield, MA. Nineteen people attended the workshop from 13 different states

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