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CPP Expo Debuts in Las Vegas

Although attendance was lower than anticipated, 25% of the participating exhibitors already have contracted space for future CPP Expo events scheduled over the same dates as PMMI's PACK EXPO Intl. in 2006 and PACK EXPO Las Vegas in 2007.

Jetrion Makes Alliance With Pitman

Jetrion has added Pitman as a distributor of the company's inkjet systems and inks. The companies have signed a letter of intent and are working to complete a final agreement. (jetrion.com)

Tailored Solutions Gratifed by Labelexpo Europe Response

Tailored Solutions sees an interest in its software offerings at its first venture outside North America. (tailored.com)

Spinnaker Receives Award for Film on Film Literature

Spinnaker Coating received an American Graphic Design Award for their literature promoting their recently released Insight line of pressure-sensitive film on film products. The ‘sales kit’ features a fourteen page informational brochure, a letterpress and screen printed sample label of 2.0 mil TC Clear Conformable BOPP affixed to a bottle of hand sanitizer to show the product’s clarity, and a custom designed box to hold the components.

EGS Expands Facility, Opens China Office

EGS Gauging has relocated its Headquarters to a new facility in Wilmington, MA. EGS has also opened an office in Shanghai, China.

AWA Releases Report on Specialty Papers

This AWArness Report will provide an overview of specialty papers markets, a directory with over 70 profiles of leading producers, and a review of specialty paper grades. (awa-bv.com)

Praxair and Pemla Sign Distribution Agreement

Praxair Surface Technologies signed an agreement for Pemla Ink to become a distributor in Canada. (praxair.com)

Jetrion Partners with AEB

Jetrion has announced a strategic partnership with Advanced Electron Beams (AEB) to match the high-speed drop-on-demand performance of Jetrion's 3025 inkjet system with AEB's e-beam emitter.

Mohawk Show 7 Now Accepting Entries

Mohawk Fine Papers now is accepting entries for its seventh annual Mohawk Show through May 31, 2006. The Mohawk Show celebrates extraordinary print communication. (mohawkpaper.com)

Davis-Standard Makes Ordering Easier

The spare parts department at Davis-Standard has implemented a more convenient procurement option by accepting VISA and MasterCard for telephone, fax and e-mail orders. (davis-standard.com)

Slitting & Rewinding Fundamentals for Converters

This two-day seminar will cover processes and problems, with numerous speakers covering a variety of topics.

Enter AIMCAL's Awards Competition

The AIMCAL Vacuum Metallized or Coated Product Competition features awards for technical and marketing excellence in the following categories: packaging (food, nonfood, healthcare, cosmetics, and toiletries); label (retail, industrial); decroative/display; industrial; and other. Entries must be recieved by Dec. 15, 2005.

IP Transitions from Whiteness to Brightness Measurement

Apex Exhibits at IPT

Dow Raises Prices

Effective Oct. 1, 2005, Dow Emuslion Polymers business increased prices on several products in the U.S. and Canada. (emulsionpolymers.com)

Free Trial of Coating Product

Craig Adhesives and Coatings has announced a free trial program for its 1077M-3 coating product used by sheetfed offset printers running hybrid inks. (craigadhesives.com)

Domino Releases 2005 Half-Year Highlights

Domino reports futher sales growth, with gross profit margins increased to 49.7%, up from 49.1%, and a net cash flow from operating activities of £10.4 million.

Air Products Polymers Raises Prices

Air Products Polymers has implemented a price increase for acrylic-based polymers and emulsion products in the U.S. and Canada.

AWA Offers Release Liner Sourcebook

Alexander Watson Assoc. has published a report on the North American market for release liners, tracking material trends and the changing market structure. "North American Release Liner Annual Outlook 2005—Market Study & Industry Sourcebook" provides a tool for evaluating the market, highlighting opportunities, and supporting strategic and tactical decisions.

2006 Excellence in Flexography Awards Seek Entries

The Flexographic Technical Assn. now is accepting entries for the 2006 Excellence in Flexography Awards. Deadline is January 6, 2006.

XSYS Awards Scholarship, Named Supplier of Year

XSYS Print Solutions Narrow Web inks div. was awarded supplier of the year for 2004 by Yerecic Label. XSYS also awarded Joshua Pauna, a student in the Graphics and Printing Technology program of Dunwoody College of Technology, a $2,400 scholarship. (xsys-printsolutions.com)

Illustrated Glossary of Printing Now Available

Jelmar Publishing has released the "Illustrated Glossary of Commercial, Publication, and Package Printing," with more than 4,600 definitions and almost 200 illustrations. (jelmarpublishing.com)

Tilt-Lock Updates Web Site

Weidhaas Grows in Canada

CMM 2007 Call for Papers

CMM Intl. show management invites converting and package printing professionals to submit an abstract for possible presentation at CMM 2007. Deadline is March 1, 2006. (cmmshow.com)

Sun Chemical, Flint Ink, and BASF Raise Prices

Sun Chemical and Flint Ink increase prices due to increases in raw material costs, effective Oct. 1, while BASF imposes energy surcharges, effective Oct. 15. (sunchemical.com; flintink.com; basf.com)

Toray Named 'Supplier of the Year'

Michelman Offers Pigmented Barrier Coating

GretagMacbeth and Heidelberg Extend Partnership

GretagMacbeth announced the delivery of the 1,000th Prinect ImageControl on-the-press color control system to Heidelberg, New Windsor, NY. Heidelberg has sold the system to a customer in Germany. (gretagmacbeth.com)

Kodak To Close Plate-Making Facility

Eastman Kodak Co. will close its Middleway, WV, printing plate manufacturing plant by the end of the first quarter of 2006. The plant was part of Kodak's acquisition of Creo Inc. earlier this year

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