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Converter Industry Events

MAY 17-20 | CEMA AWEB Applied Web Handling Conference, Converting Equipment Mfrs. Assn., Radisson Hotel Rochester Riverside, Rochester, NY; www.cema-converting.org

Business Formed To Buy Post-Consumer PLA

CONCORD, CA | BIOCOR LLC is a new venture in the business of buying, aggregating, and processing post-consumer polylactic acid (PLA). BIOCOR will capitalize

Bostik Installs Nordmeccanica Coater/Laminator

MIDDLETON, MA | Bostik Inc. has installed a new Nordmeccanica Labo Combi 400 coater and laminator as well as a state-of-the-art World Mixer for two-component,

Sekisui Restructures

LAWRENCE, MA | Sekisui Voltek, a developer of high-performance, flexible polyolefin substrates, announces a corporate restructuring. In an effort to streamline

Events

APRIL 14 | AIMCAL-PFFC-EMA Webinar on Vacuum Deposit Barrier Coatings, Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators/Paper, Film & Foil Converter/European

New Digital Show Coming

CHICAGO, IL | April 7-9, 2011, will mark the premiere of digi:media, the trade fair for commercial publishing and digital printing, including packaging,

Athena Graphics Upgrades Proofing Technique

TUEBINGEN, GERMANY | GMG reports the installation of its ColorProof software at Athena Graphics, Gent, Belgium, a provider of prepress services. Athena

Green Packages To Compete

CHICAGO, IL | Summit Publishing is calling for entries to its 2010 Greener Package Awards. The competition celebrates [the] ability to weave sustainable

Foodservice Disposables Study

CLEVELAND, OH | World demand for foodservice disposables is forecast to increase 4.8%/yr to $48.6 billion in 2013, according to World Foodservice Disposables,

Danafilms Expands Coex Capacity

WESTBOROUGH, MA | Danafilms announces a 50,000-sq-ft expansion of its Franklin, KY, facility, doubling the size of the plant to make room for a new Windmoeller

SGIA Backs G7

FAIRFAX, VA | The SGIA is backing the G7 calibration method that enables screen and wide-format inkjet printers to produce a similar visual appearance

Sensor Agreement Is Reported

TWINSBURG, OH | Pepperl+Fuchs, Mannheim, Germany, has signed an agreement with Siemens Industry Automation Div., Nuremburg, Germany, to acquire Siemens'

FTA To Cosponsor CPP, Pack Expo

RONKONKOMA, NY | The Flexographic Technical Assn. (FTA) will be a cosponsor of CPP Expo/Pack Expo Intl., scheduled for October 31-November 3 at Chicago's

Cyber Graphics Upgrades Proofing Software

HINGHAM, MA | GMG Americas reports packaging prepress company Cyber Graphics, Memphis, TN, has installed FlexoProof o5, a completely revised version of

Next Generation Orders 5th Varex

LINCOLN, RI | Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp. has sold a three-layer Varex coextrusion line to Next Generation Films, Lexington, OH. It is the fifth W&H

People

NimCor, Nashua, NH, adds two sales and service firms: Withim Sales Corp., with Paul Smith as contact, will handle Wisconsin and Iowa; Northern Converting

Green Platemaking for Clemson

ATLANTA, GA | Thanks to a recent installation of equipment by Asahi Photoproducts, Clemson students, faculty, and researchers will gain hands-on experience

Market Forecasts Cover Printing

SURRY, UK | Pira Intl. offers market forecasts to 2014 in several printing-related areas. The Future of Environmentally Friendly Inks predicts the market

Study Looks at Inks, Coatings, Additives

CLEVELAND, OH | US demand for packaging inks, coatings, and additives is expected to grow 2.5%/yr to $3.0 billion in 2013, with volume rising to 1.4 billion

TAPPI Plans European Event

ATLANTA, GA | TAPPI reports the 13th European PLACE Conference, a biennial event, will take place at the Festpielhaus on Lake Constance in Bregenz, Austria,

RiteMade Investments Improve Efficiency

KANSAS CITY, KS | RiteMade Paper Converters has invested $125,000 in new technology for its printing department to improve quality, efficiency, and output.

Scholarship Program Opportunities Available

CHARLOTTE, NC | The Phoenix Challenge Foundation, Waxhaw, NC, announces the availability of sponsorship opportunities to fund the 2010 high school and

DuPont Honors Flexo Education

NEU-ISENBURG, GERMANY | As part of the 35th anniversary celebration of Cyrel, DuPont Packaging Graphics organized a technical seminar at Marmara Univ.,

News Clips

Bemis, Neenah, WI, earns top honors for consumer convenience at the 2009 UK Packaging Awards for its EZ Peel reseal package technology. The rigid tray

NimCor Expands Customer Support

Nashua, NH NimCor adds two sales and service firms: Withim Sales Corp., Roselle, IL, will support customers in Wisconsin and Iowa, and Northern Converting

New Ownership For Orion

GLOUCESTERSHIRE, UK Orion Div., a manufacturer of pre- and post-processing equipment, has been purchased by Matti Technology, Amriswil, Switzerland, a

Plastilene Adds 3 BST Systems

BOGOTA, COLOMBIA Plastilene has completed trials of BST Premius automatic print defect detection systems installed on Windmoeller & Hoelscher flexo presses.

Rotomec Open House Demos TAPS System

SAN GIORGIO MONFERRATO, ITALY Rotomec held an open house at its Technology Center Nov. 16-18, 2009, that was attended by more than 150 converters from

Events

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