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German Label Converter Expands into Flex-Packs, Cartons with OMET Press

Illert Etiketten invests in a eight-color OMET VaryFlex-F1 press to expand its converted offerings to include flex-pack and cartons

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

Keller Crescent Adds Splicer

GREENSBORO, NC | Keller Crescent has installed an ECP splicer from Martin Automatic to provide nonstop unwinding to a new Muller Martini Alprinta offset

Blanket Delivers Quality

For high-speed sheetfed applications, dayGraphica DuraZone 5200 offset blanket is designed to deliver high print quality and durability. Resists smashes

Blanket Offers Smash Resistance

Zenith 660 is a robust, long-life sheetfed offset blanket said to provide excellent on-press stability and great smash resistance due to a thick compressible

New MLP Press Improves Profits

CARROLLTON, GA | Printed Specialties has added a 40-in. Diamond 3000LX press from Mitsubishi that accommodates stock ranging from 0.0016-0.040 in. It

Control Ink, Save Time

Microcolor/Mercury automated ink control for letterpress and offset presses is said to provide savings of both production time and waste material. System

Green Converting: Leading the Pack

For New York-based Hammer Packaging, leadership means staying ahead of the curve, adopting new technology, and valuing its employees. As the recipient

Graphic Packaging Adds Print Capacity with MLP

The Consumer Products Div. of Graphic Packaging Intl., Marietta, GA, is adding capacity with an eight-color Mitsubishi Diamond V3000LX press. Plant manager Joe Mahoney says

Board Printing: Quality Is Key

Brazilian packaging printer Brasilgrafica offers a model of how a comprehensive quality policy can be implemented in a printing company. Managing director

Automated Color Functions

The Diamond Color Navigator automates color corrections and basic press functions. Press operators use a touchscreen color wheel to fine-tune colors on

Offset Printing: Spin in a New Direction

Disc Graphics knows first hand that differentiation is always a critical attribute in a competitive environment. In an era when vinyl records still reigned

Bell Invests in VLF

Heidelberg recently sold a Speedmaster XL 162 VLF press to Bell Inc., Sioux Falls, SD. Bell is supporting its new press with a Suprasetter 162 VLF CtP system. Both the press and platesetting device are scheduled to be installed in April

Standard Installs MLP Diamond UV Press

The Standard Group is enhancing the production capabilities at its Southern Standard Cartons division with the installation of an eight-color Mitsubishi (MLP) Diamond V3000LX sheetfed press equipped with a UV coater

Mitsubishi Streamlines

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL | MLP USA, a subs. of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI), Tokyo, Japan, reports its parent company plans to establish a subsidiary dedicated

Proteus Adds Heidelberg VLF

Proteus Adds Heidelberg VLF KENNESAW, GA | Heidelberg reports the first US company to install its Speedmaster XL 145 VLF press is Proteus Packaging, Franklin,

Print with Quick Change Features

The 900, XXL for large-format offset printing is available in four formats. Offers several quick-change features; fully automated plate change; highly

Offset Printing Has New Technology

With patents for the Drent Goebel VSOP technology, company has combined the VSOP Series with its Alprinta and Concepta lines to provide size-variable

Press Has Many Benefits

The 700 Direct Drive offers short makeready times, quick-change modules and electronic print length correction. Other reported benefits include precise

Press Has UV for Many Applications

The Diamond V3000LX press with UV capabilities is engineered to deliver high performance on media across a thickness range of 0.0016-0.040 in. Said to

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

Razor's Edgy Package

Colbert Packaging Corp., a manufacturer of folding cartons, rigid paper boxes, and paperboard specialty products, is celebrating its 50th anniversary

MLP Celebrates 25 Years

LINCOLNSHIRE, IL Mitsubishi Lithographic Presses (MLP USA Inc.) is celebrating a quarter of a century of innovations in 2009. MLP USA markets Mitsubishi

Gaining Ground

Thanks to a hybrid press from Heidelberg, the ability to switch between water-based and UV inks gives Carded Graphics a competitive edge.

KBA, FLEXcon Partner on Substrates

KBA North America has collaborated with pressure-sensitive film maker FLEXcon Co., Spencer, MA, to premiere three unique substrates for the KBA Rapida 106 41-in. sheetfed press.

Edelmann and Codimag Web Offset Semi-Rotary Web Presses Are for Short Runs

In the evolution of print, there have been many discoveries, inventions, and improvements that have shaped the industry as we know it. There are a variety

Cartons Go Upscale

Tom Wynne, VP of manufacturing at Fleetwood-Fibre Packaging & Graphics, figured the first three manroland presses worked so well, the fourth shouldn't

Getting Carded: Card Making comes of age for Converters

As an innovator in the plastic card-printing market for the past 20 years, Mag-jestic Card is both youthfully aggressive and well experienced. With the

New Heidelberg Press Joins 31 More

Dusseldorf, Germany Thung Hua Sinn Group, Thailand, Bangkok, received a certificate of purchase for a Heidelberg Speedmaster XL 75 at Drupa 2008. This

Offset Printing: Fearless on UV

Having experienced rapid growth in the large-format market with the installation of a 56-in. KBA Rapida 142 five-color press in 2006, All Out Inc. has

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