News Clips Archive

Bobst India To Make Titan Slitters

BEDFORD, UK | Production of Titan ER610 compact, twin-shaft cantilever slitter/rewinders has begun at Bobst India Pvt. Ltd. in Pune, near Mumbai. Machines

ChemInstruments Adds Sales Reps

FAIRFIELD, OH | ChemInstruments is reorganizing and expanding its sales representation in Europe. Three of its existing Manufacturers Representative organizations

FFTA Unveils Interactive Interface

RONKONKOMA, NY | Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. reports its web-based training tool, TEST Virtual Campus, has a newly designed Adobe Flash

Parkland Opens US Sales/Service Office

WINDHAM, ME | Parkland Intl., a UK-based manufacturer of slitting machines, core cutting systems, and productivity-enhancing machine upgrades, has opened

Digital Printer Adds Flatbed Unit

CAMBRIDGE, UK | Inca Digital Printers reports Reading, UK-based VgL has ordered an Inca Onset S20 flatbed digital printer from Fujifilm Sericol.

MPI Ups Release Liner Production

WINCHESTER, MA | MPI Release has added an 87-in.-wide Polytype thermal coater to increase production of silicone-coated release liner at its Greenfield,

COIM Buys PUR Business

WEST DEPTFORD, NJ | COIM USA has agreed to buy Air Products' polyurethane pre-polymers business, marketed under the Airthane and Versathane tradenames.

PRINT Attendance Down, Quality Up

RESTON, VA | Graphic Arts Show Co. reports a total of 28,678 exhibitors and attendees from 94 countries came to Chicago, IL, for the PRINT 09 show, held

NPE Show Moves to Florida in 2012

WASHINGTON, DC | SPI, the plastics industry trade association, has decided to hold the next edition of the triennial NPE international plastics exposition

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Mike Engle (FLEXcon Co.), president of the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators, Fort Mill, SC, bestowed Dr. Robert Bakish of Bakish

AIMCAL Announces Matteucci Awards

AMELIA ISLAND, FL | Following in the tradition of past Fall Technical Conferences, the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL)

AIMCAL Calls for Papers

FORT MILL, SC | The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators is seeking presentations for its Applied Web Handling Conference to be held

CPP Expo Reports Near-Record Crowd

PARAMUS, NJ | H.A. Bruno, producer of the CPP Expo, reports 3,579 attendees at the October 5-7 event in Las Vegas, NV, nearly setting a record. The show

NEWS CLIPS

The Strouse Corp., Westminster, MD, is an authorized converter for the Renewable Energy Div. of 3M, St. Paul, MN, which supplies adhesives, sealants,

Coater/Laminator Complies with Canadian Regulations

PIACENZA, ITALy | Nordmeccanica Group reports the successful installation of a Super Combi 3000 coater/laminator at Exopack, Concord, ON, Canada. The

Anilox Cleaner Cuts Makeready Time

CHARLOTTE, NC | Cenveo Inc. is using HarperScientific's multipurpose cleaner, AltraWash Blue, in its automatic anilox roll cleaning machine at its Cadmus

Harpers Honored at Clemson

CLEMSON, SC | Clemson Univ. has unveiled The Ronald & Katherine Harper Industry Collaboration Room on the top floor of the Sonoco Inst. for Packaging

Doyen Opens Development Center

WYMONDHAM, UK | Doyen Medipharm has set up a dedicated converting process development area to assist transdermal and wound care manufacturers in establishing

Excelsior Buys Three F&K Presses

BIELEFELD, GERMANY | Fischer & Krecke GmbH reports Excelsior Packaging Group has entered into contracts for three additional FP 36S-10 printing presses.

Tollcoating.com Adds Pilot Coater

WHITE CITY, OR | Tollcoating.com by Carestream Health celebrated the implementation of a new Faustel Labmaster pilot coater with a ribbon-cutting ceremony

Parkinson Adds 7-Layer Capability to Pilot Lab

WOONSOCKET RI | Parkinson Technologies has installed a new Cloeren seven-layer Variable Geometry (VG) feedblock and 20-in. Epoch extrusion die for customers

Eco-Friendly Printer Adds Flexotecnica Press

NAPERVILLE, IL | Southeastern Printing Co., Stuart, FL, known for its Green Ink printing program, has acquired an eight-color, 52-in. N8G gearless press

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Peter Ruth is the new group CEO of the Polytype Group, part of the WIFAG Polytype Holding Corp., Berne, Switzerland. Dymax Corp., Torrington, CT, appoints

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.

Hey, I Printed That Magazine!

CHICAGO, IL | PFFC welcomed John Tompkins, a press operator at Quebecor World (now World Color), Lebanon, OH, to the American Printer/PFFC booth at the

Kluge Opens New Demo Showroom

ST. CROIX FALLS, WI | Kluge has opened a new demo showroom at its headquarters to offer customers the option of seeing a live demonstration of its equipment

Western States Envelope Gets Starring Role on Discovery Channel

BUTLER, WI | When the production company for the Discovery Channel's new show, Factory Made, wanted to know how to make envelopes, they picked Western

Universal Packaging Now Diversapack

CHINO, CA | Universal Packaging Systems Inc. began doing business under the name Diversapack of California as of August 10. The company is a member of

Market for Stand-Up Pouches Assessed

BURNSVILLE, MN | Allied Development has published a 500-page study on the global markets, technology, and opportunities for Stand-Up Pouches: 2009-2012.

Jemmco Announces 10-Year Anniversary

MEQUON, WI | Jemmco LLC is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a provider to the extrusion and web converting industries. Says Jeff Opad, VP, Jemmco

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