News Clips

  • XSYS Print Solutions, Plymouth, MN, a div. of Flint Group, changes its name to Flint Group Narrow Web.

  • Bobst Group, Lausanne, Switzerland, has completed the acquisition of 100% of the Fischer & Krecke Group, Bielefeld, Germany.

  • Rollprint Packaging Products, Addison, IL, celebrates 75 years as a flex-pack converter.

  • ISO Poly Films, Gray Court, SC, a custom extruder of plastic films, marks ten years in business this year.

  • Chicago Cutting Die Co., a manufacturer of cutting dies located in Northbrook, IL, says 2008 marks its 85th anniversary in business.

  • Presstek, Hudson, NH, reports an alliance with Press-sense, Or Akiva, Israel, developer of Business Flow Automation for the Print Industry, in which Presstek will offer the Press-sense portfolio of software.

  • Klöckner Pentaplast, Gordonsville, VA, is honored among six recipients of the 2007 Dannon Supplier of the Year Awards in the Raw Materials and Packaging category.

  • Clarifoil, Spondon, Derby, UK, gains the OK Compost certificate as a home compostable material for its cellulose acetate film for carton windows, print lamination, and labels.

  • Kocher + Beck USA, Lenexa, KS, acquires American Die Technology, Suwanee, GA.

  • Max Daetwyler, Bleienbach, Switzerland, confirms a deal with Interprint USA to equip its new Pittsfield, MA, manufacturing facility with a fully automated Direct Laser Processing line.

  • Bunting Magnetics, Newton, KS, acquires Magnet Applications Group, with manufacturing operations in Berkhamsted, England, and Dubois, PA.

  • Valco Cincinnati Corp., Cincinnati, OH, reports its hot melt equipment company, Shure-Glue Systems, is now part of Melton. Melton S.L.U. was acquired by Valco Cincinnati in 2006.

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