Converting Industry News Clips

  • DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Wilmington, DE, increases the price of all grades of Elvax resins by $0.05/lb effective June 1.

  • Zenith Cutter Co., Loves Park, IL, signs Shilp Gravures Ltd., Gujarat, India, to distribute its converting and corrugated product lines in India.

  • DayMark Technologies, Bowling Green, OH, acquires Milliken Converting, Markham, ON, Canada, to boost its ability to serve the slitting, rewinding, and toll coating needs of its customers.

  • Mica Corp., Shelton, CT, launches a new website, www.mica-corp.com. The site offers a comprehensive product finder, on-line ordering, white papers, and tips to enhance product effectiveness.

  • Toray Plastics (America), North Kingstown, RI, is Frito-Lay North America's 2009 Supplier of the Year in the Dave Rader Innovation of the Year category. Toray was honored for its work to develop an environmentally friendly compostable barrier-sealant PLA packaging film that delivers the performance of conventional films.

  • Toyo Ink Mfg. Co., Tokyo, Japan, establishes São Paulo-based Toyo Ink Brazil, as a subsidiary dealing primarily in printing inks.

  • Rockwell Automation, Milwaukee, WI, reports nine machine builders join the company's PartnerNetwork Program, including CMD Corp., Appleton, WI, Paper Converting Machine Co., Green Bay, WI, and Parkinson Technologies, Woonsocket, RI.

  • Kendall Packaging, Mequon, WI, launches a new website, www.kendallpkg.com, which offers technical tips and market information.

  • RiteMade Paper Converters, Kansas City, KS, ranks 70th among the top 500 privately held diversity businesses in the US as recognized by DiversityBusiness.com, Southport, CT.

  • The Specialty Chemicals business of Omnova Solutions, Fairlawn, OH, increases prices $0.03/dry lb, effective May 15, for GenFlo, GenCeal, Omnabond, GenCryl, and GenCal styrene butadiene-based emulsion polymers.

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