Metallic Color Technology Gets Assist from Anilox Roll Firm

Color-Logic is getting assistance from anilox roll products company Harper Corp. (Charlotte, NC) with its Color-Logic Process Metallic Color System

New Offset Printing Press Expands Sales at Hammer Packaging

Hammer Packaging is reported the first US customer to install a Heidelberg Speedmaster CX 102 press with production having started the first week in April

FTA Initiates Carbon Footprinting Project

The Flexographic Technical Assn. announces the formation of a subcommitttee of the FTA Sustainability Committee to work on a carbon footprinting guide for flexo printers

New Intl. Standard Gives Color Image Reference for Various Outputs

The International Organization for Standardization Technical Committee 130 (ISO TC130) has published a reference of color images in electronic form for research, testing, and assessment of output systems

Pharma Packaging Demand to Expand $62 Billion by 2015

According to industry market research firm Freedonia Group's new study, "World Pharmaceutical Packaging," demand for pharmaceutical packaging products will expand 5.5% annually to $62 billion in 2015

Menasha Packaging Installs Flexo/Folder/Gluer

Menasha Packaging installs a four-color Isowa flexo/folder/gluer at its Lakeville, MN, plant with the capability to perform quick setup and fast run speeds and support customers with a lean supply chain and inventory control

Mission-Critical Microchips Adopted for DOD Applications

Applied DNA Sciences (APDN) announces it has successfully completed a program to DNA-mark microchips for the Defense Logistics Agency of the US Dept. Of Defense

Open House Features Gallus Rock Press Demo

It's not too late to drop in at All Printing Resources' open house on June 15 & 16 at APR’s headquarters at 140 W. Lake Dr. in Glendale Hts., IL, just west of Chicago

FSEA Names Best of Show Foil Stamped/Embossed Winner

Only a few days ago, news was posted here regarding foil stamping equipment supplier Gietz receiving seven awards attributed to its customers’ equipment used in the foil stamping process

FTA Is on the Move

Yes, Bohemia still exists-maybe not in Europe, but it does in the state of New York! The Flexographic Technical Assn. has picked up and moved its headquarters from Ronkonkoma to Bohemia, NY, as of June 2

Gietz Gets Seven FSEA Gold Leaf Honors

Gietz, a leader in foil stamping technology, walked away with seven awards at the Foil & Specialty Effects Assn. (FSEA) Gold Leaf Awards banquet held on May 5 in concert with the International Assn. of Diecutting & Diemaking’s (IADD) Odyssey event

Four-Color Edale Press Sold to Argentinian Mai S.A.

Mai S.A., a provider of tea bag packaging machinery with a separate department for printing tea bag labels and envelopes, has purchased an Edale Alpha compact 250-mm-wide four-color flexo press with water-based drying capabilities

Monster Energy Drink Gets Military Decoration

Starting with the Memorial Day holiday, Chromatic Technologies Inc. (CTI), the specialized ink company that provides temperature-changing colors on cans and labels of major beverage products

FTA Annual Forum & Info*Flex Just Keep Getting Better

Last year I reported the Flexographic Technical Assn.'s Annual Forum and INFO*FLEX were significant successes. In fact, last year's Las Vegas rendition of the FTA’s annual event

IHMA Endorses Holograms Being Covered under National Trademark Law

The International Hologram Mfrs. Assn. (IHMA) has welcomed a move which could lead to holograms being specifically covered under a national trademark law for the first time
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