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Charter Films, Superior, WI, commits to supporting Minority- and Women-Owned Business Enterprises, meeting with potential suppliers at trade show events.


AUGUST 23-25 | Web Handling Workshop, TJWalker+Assoc. & Optimation Technology, Optimation Media Conveyance Facility, Rochester, NY; www.webhandling.com

Metallic FX

Innovative Label Solutions (ILS) has enhanced its print capabilities by adding Color-Logic's Process Metallic Color System, which enables converters to

ReporterCarton & Box

American Forest & Paper Assn., Washington, DC, reports total kraft paper shipments in April 2011 were 129,900 tons, an increase of 2.0% compared to April

Michelman Has New Unit

CINCINNATI, OH | Michelman has formally organized its growing chemical sales into the fibers and composites markets under a business unit umbrella. The


JUNE 20-22 | IMI Road Map to 2020 Annual Digital Printing Presses Conference, Information Management Inst., Hollywood Beach Marriott, Hollywood, FL; www.imiconf.com


Pamarco Global Graphics, Atlanta, GA, now services the offset tower and coating markets through its direct sales and technical channels from five manufacturing

Two Earn SGP Certification

SEATTLE, WA | Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP), an independent, nonprofit organization for sustainability certification in the graphic communications


Coating Tech Service moves to a new office at 100 S. Fifth St., Ste. 1900, Minneapolis, MN 55402; 612-605-6019; Fax: 612-605-6001. ETI Converting Equipment,


Cups that Rock Inland Label, LaCrosse, WI, receives Domestic Best in Show honors for its KISS Cups entry in the In-Mold category. The cups feature four

Hot, Hot, Hot!

SleeveCo, Dawsonville, GA, gets a nod with Frank's Red Hot Family Pack in the Heat Shrinkable-Less Than 12% category. Nine colors are printed on PET glycol

Silver Really Shines

Amcor Packaging, LaChine, QC, Canada, is an International winner in the Overall Innovation category for Trident Vitality Gum packages. They feature seven

Vivid Colors Get Noticed

In the Foil/Paper Lamination category, Bemis Milprint Flexible Packaging, Toronto, ON, Canada, wins for the Dannon Activia Challenge label. It features

Serve it Up

Multi-Color Corp., Batavia, OH, was the night's leading award recipient, grabbing ten nods from PLGA judges, including six winners and four honorable

How To Measure Charge Performance

Each product that runs in an operation has its own unique formulation. When a new product is introduced or when the formulation of an existing product

Counting Clicks

Adhesive Aids Fast Manufacturing The Liofol UR2790-22/UR5026-21 adhesive system allows converters to produce laminated films, then roll, slit, pouch,


RotoMetrics Opens Tech Center ST. LOUIS, MO | RotoMetrics has opened a Converting Technology Center to demonstrate product innovations. The center covers


Color-Logic, West Chester, OH, reports its process metallic printing system now supports flexo, digital, and inkjet printing processes. Pamarco, Atlanta,

Converter Industry Events

FEBRUARY 23-24 | Principles of Web Handling, Sensor Products, Hilton Charlotte Executive Pk., Charlotte, NC; www.seminarsforengineers.com 24-26 | Graphics

Coatings Equal Foil Brilliance

Mirafoil coatings are a fully recyclable, UV-curable alternative to foil board laminating and hot foil stamping, said to be equally brilliant to foil.

Carton & Box Reporter

NEPA Carton & Carrier, Moosic, PA, upgrades two six-color KBA Planeta presses with the Adelphi AutoSet Presetting System from EPG (Essex Products Group),

Narrow Web & Label Reporter

Toray Plastics (America), North Kingstown, RI, earns the 2010 Environmental Leadership Award for Technical Innovation from Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. (TLMI),


Hampden Papers, Holyoke, MA, achieves chain-of-custody certification to the Forest Stewardship Council, the Sustainable Forest Initiative, and the international

An Experienced Team

While the equipment a company uses is a contributing factor to its quality and service capabilities, Jim DiBona, co-founder of TEK Labels & Printing,

Partnering in South

NEW BERLIN, WI | Flexotecnica is partnering with Steve Wilkinson and SJW Assoc., based in Charlotte, NC, to represent Flexotecnica's total press solutions

Narrow Web & Label Reporter

Label Technology, Merced, CA, participates in the first sustainable squeeze pack packaging conference October 6-7 in Boulder, CO, with Dave Bankson, VP/R&D,

Calendar of Events: Converter Datebook

FEBRUARY 9 | FPA Safety Conference, Flexible Packaging Assn., TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, St. Petersburg Beach, FL (410-694-0800; www.flexpack.org).


Bemis Co., Neenah, WI, wins the Packaging World Leadership in Packaging award for 2010 in the flexible packaging division. Mocon, Minneapolis, MN, is

People Making News in the Converting Industry

David Murphy joins Hewlett-Packard, Palo Alto, CA, as marketing director for the Graphics Solutions Business?Americas. Dr. Jochen Hennes is appointed

Member directory

3 Sigma Corp. A&B Films Pte. Ltd. ABBA Roller LLC Achilles USA Inc. Adhesive Applications Adhesives Research Inc. Advance Systems Inc. AET Films Air Liquide

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