NEWS CLIPS

  • The Flexographic Technical Assn. relocates to 3920 Veterans Memorial Hwy, Ste. 9, Bohemia, NY 11716; 631-737-6020; fax: 631-737-6313.

  • The Netherlands-based European Metallizers Assn. publishes the first in a series of brochures on industry-related topics. The first explains what vacuum metallizing is and how it can benefit the environment.

  • Ashland Performance Materials, Dublin, OH, increased the North American price of emulsion products effective May 1.

  • Print and packaging solutions specialist Brook & Whittle, North Branford, CT, acquires Packstar Group, Amherst, NY.

  • Appleton Mfg. Div., Appleton, WI, appoints XOL Automation, Beirut, Lebanon, sales representative for the Middle East.

  • Mesirow Financial, Chicago, IL, serves as financial advisor to Amcor in the sale of its Marshall, NC, Medical Flexibles Facility to Printpack Inc., Atlanta, GA.

  • Glenroy Inc., Menomonee Falls, WI, launches a flexible packaging smartphone application that provides tools for conversions and calculations commonly used in the industry.

  • UK-based Pira Intl. publishes a global market report, “The Future of Package Printing to 2015.”

  • Packaging Machinery Mfrs. Inst. (PMMI) relocates to 11911 Freedom Dr., Ste 600, Reston, VA 20190; 703-243-8555.

  • Color-Logic, West Chester, OH, has named Asahi Flexo Plate, Atlanta, GA, a technology partner, saying the Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System can be executed successfully using Asahi printing plates on a variety of flexo presses.

  • Animatics, Santa Clara, CA, is acquired by Moog, East Aurora, NY, a motion-control supplier that has provided the core motor components to Animatics for its SmartMotor product lines for more than a decade.

  • Random Logic, Cincinnati, OH, is awarded Patent No. 7,913,552 from the US Patent and Trademark Office for the ReliaPull Adhesion Test Equipment.

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