News Clips October 2009

  • Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) is accepting entries for its 2010 Excellence in Flexography Awards Competition. Submission deadline is Jan. 8, 2010.

  • Integrity Roller Services, Orange, CA, now provides complete roller fabrication and recovering needs. A new website is online at

  • Harper Corp. of America, Charlotte, NC, names Anderson & Vreeland, Bryan, OH, as its distributor of anilox rolls for states in the western US.

  • Extrusion Dies Industries (EDI) has a new agent, Plastteknik Ithalat Ihracat Ltd. Sti., in Istanbul, Turkey.

  • GMG, Tuebingen, Germany, establishes a Tokyo subsidiary, GMG Japan, headed by Kazutami Ando, to distribute software solutions, logistics, and technical support.

  • Switzerland-based Proceq SA acquires UK-based CNS Farnell Ltd., a manufacturer of quality testing products, to complement Proceq's offerings.

  • Karlville Development Group, Miami, FL, acquires CEFMA, a manufacturer of tape application equipment based in Lyon, France.

  • Muller Martini, Hauppauge, NY, is now the exclusive US distributor of Transpak Strapping Machines.

  • FineEye Color Solutions and Chromaticity are merging; the combined company will be called FineEye Color Solutions and will be headquartered in Grand Rapids, MI. Peder Nelson is president.

  • Argotec, Greenfield, MA, opens a new 95,000-sq-ft headquarters and manufacturing plant, increasing total operations to more than 150,000 sq ft for the production of TPU film and sheet.

  • Elsner Engineering Works, Hanover, PA, appoints UK-based Calder Packaging Machinery as its newest contract field service office for UK and European customers.

  • ECRM Imaging Systems, Tewksbury, MA, is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

  • Wisdom Adhesives, Elgin, IL, marking its 135-year anniversary, is said to be the longest-running adhesives manufacturing company in the US. The family-owned business is managed by the fifth generation of the Wisdom family.

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