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ISCST Connects Academia with Industry

ST. PAUL, MN | At the 15th biannual Symposium of the Intl. Society of Coating Science and Technology (ISCST), held September 12-15, opportunities flourished

Foil Stamping Setup Is Faster

OERLINGHAUSEN, GERMANY | To optimize setup times in foil stamping, Gundluch Verpackung has invested in a Die Co-Ordinator DC 1060 digital positioning

Registration for drupa Looks Good

CHICAGO, IL | Exhibitors signing up for drupa 2012 are making some positive waves, according to event organizer Messe Dsseldorf. As registration approached

Harpers Honored

CHARLOTTE, NC | Ron and Katherine Harper of Harper Corp. of America received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, an award given to North Carolinians with

AIMCAL Honors Technical Papers

FORT MILL, SC | The Assn. of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators bestowed 2010 John Matteucci Technical Excellence Awards for the top two

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Maxcess Intl., Oklahoma City, OK, promotes Darrell Whiteside to sales manager, North America. Ron Schmidt is promoted to VP Asia Pacific, responsible

AWA Conferences Cover Hot Topics

CHICAGO, IL | The AWA Label Release Liner Industry Seminar, hosted by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Amsterdam, Netherlands, was held September 13 at the

Global Packaging Adds Irisleeve

OAKS, PA | Global Packaging has installed a Camis Irisleeve polymer plate mounting system, distributed in the US by Tri-X Inc., Tampa, FL. The Irisleeve

Diamond Flexible Adds Third Mamata

NORTHBROOK, IL | Diamond Flexible has installed its third pouchmaker from Mamata. The 32-in. wide machine provides several capabilities in a single line.

PMMI Economic Report Sees Growth

ARLINGTON, VA | The current economic recovery is sustainable, according to the Fourth Quarter 2010 Economic Outlook from the Packaging Machinery Mfrs.

People Making News in the Converting Industry

Gallus Printing Machinery Corp., Philadelphia, PA, appoints Steven Leibin sales manager. Charles Murray becomes president of North American Inks, Sun

Consulting for Coating Industry

EAU CLAIRE, WI | Mark Miller has formed Coating Tech Service, a consulting service for the roll-to-roll coating industry. Miller has more than 14 years

Alpha Packaging Acquired by PPS

LOUISVILLE, KY | Protective Packaging Solutions (PPS) announces the acquisition of assets of Alpha Packaging of Cincinnati, OH, during a recent auction.

ICE USA Growing

BURLINGTON, MA | ICE USA has been moved to a larger hall at Orlando's Orange County Convention Center to accommodate demand for additional exhibit space,

Specialty Silicas Growing

CLEVELAND, OH | World demand for specialty silicas, which include precipitated silica, fumed silica, silica gel, and silica sol, is expected to rise 6.35%/yr

ITW Acquires Ion

GLENVIEW, IL | Illinois Tool Works has acquired Ion Systems, Alameda, CA, a producer of electronic static control products. Terms of the transaction were

H.B. Fuller, Nordmeccanica Hold Flex-Pack Symposium

ST. PAUL, MN | H.B. Fuller Co. held a Focus Forward Flexible Packaging Symposium September 22 at its St. Paul headquarters. Fifty flexible packaging converters

C-P Adds Lamination Capacity

FULTON, NY | A new lamination line from Davis-Standard has been instrumental in helping C-P Flexible Packaging, York, PA, support the needs of its snack

Wentus Orders Ten-Color Comexi

GIRONA, SPAIN | Comexi Group reports Wentus Kunststoff GmbH, Hxter, Germany, will install a ten-color FI 2510 CNC GL flexo press later this year. The

New BoPLA Is Available

DUBAI, UAE | On August 18, Taghleef Industries (Ti)started production of the new NATIVIA film at its plant in San Giorgio di Nogaro, Italy. Based on NatureWorks

Forum's Theme Is About Pace

RONKONKOMA, NY | The Foundation of Flexographic Technical Assn. (FFTA) reports the theme for its 2011 Annual Forum is Setting the Pace for Flexo Packaging

Training Program Offered

SCHAUMBURG, IL | Now in its eleventh year of existence, the PrintGuard Safety Train-The-Trainer program, offered by the Printing & Imaging Assn. (PIA)

Bevis Leads Group To Buy Jen-Coat

NEW YORK, NY | Wellspring Capital Management, New York City, acquires Jen-Coat, Westfield, MA, a flexible packaging manufacturer in the food, healthcare,

EVA Resins To Come From China

BEIJING, CHINA | DuPont has started production for EVA resins at its joint venture, Beijing Hua Mei Polymer Co., in Beijing. The facility is DuPont's

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Sensor Control, Vasteras, Sweden, opens a US sales/service facility in Granger, IN, to be headed by Josh Haag, president of North American Operations.

Dow Adds Line For New Films

MIDLAND, MI | The Dow Chemical Co. is introducing ENLIGHT polyolefin encapsulant films, said to enhance efficiencies in photovoltaic (PV) module production

Produce Packaging Outlook Reported

CLEVELAND, OH | US demand for produce packaging in the US is expected to increase 3.6%/yr to $4.8 billion in 2014, according to a new report from The

Bema Polytech Buys Second W&H Press

Bema Polytech Buys 8-Color Miraflex AM Flexo Press from Windmoelelr & Hoelscher Corp.

BOPET Capacity To Double

Flex Americas S.A. de C.V. To Double BOPET Capacity by Early 2011

Converter Industry Events

SEPTEMBER 14-16 | Labelexpo Americas, Tarsus Group, Donald E. Stephens Convention Ctr., Rosemont, IL; www.labelexpo-americas.com 14-17 | GAA Advanced Pressroom Technology Seminar, Gravure Assn. of America, Western Michigan Univ. Campus, Kalamazoo, MI; www.gaa.org 22 | Future of Flexible Packaging Symposium, H.B. Fuller, H.B. Fuller Hdqtrs., St. Paul, MN; www.naflexpack.com 29-30

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