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Parkinson to Provide DuPont with Tools for Nonwovens Expansion

Parkinson Technologies will soon benefit from a multi-million-dollar contract with DuPont. The manufacturer of winders and web handling equipment reports it was awarded the contract recently.

Got a Gem of a Job? Xeikon's Diamond Awards Gives Digital Users the Chance to Sparkle

Xeikon users: Want to show off your digitally printed "gems"? The Xeikon Diamond Awards 2001 competition may be just the place to do it.

GretagMacbeth's Fall National Color Seminar Can Answer Your Color Questions

Leaves won't be the only ones showing off color this Autumn. GretagMacbeth's Fall/Winter National Color and Appearance Seminar Series will show business professionals how effective color management can improve their business, says the color-management product provider.

Valpak to Take Over Green Dot Compliance in U.K.

Valpak U.K. Ltd—the company set up to ensure packaging waste compliance in the U.K.—has signed an agreement to protect the Green Dot trademark in the country.

Omega Agrees to Distribute Greystone Products

Greystone Manufacturing is pleased to announce a strategic alliance with the U.K.-based co., Omega Systems. According to Greystone, the partnership will enable Omega Systems to distribute and service the full range of its products through Omega's existing network of agents.

IP and Stora Enso TogetherOr not? Sources Say Merger Is Unlikely

According to the latest from Reuters, the rumors of an International Paper-Stora Enso merger may be premature.

Agfa News: On the Road Again, The Proof Is in the Service

More Agfa product and company information can be found on the co.'s home page @ www.agfa.com.

Hell-Artwork Alliance Means Heaven for Flexo Printers

During the recent FFTA (Foundation of the Flexographic Technical Association) annual conference, Hell Gravure Systems and Artwork Systems confirmed their alliance to service the digital needs of the flexo market.

NYC Operation's Top Gear Is Gearless: Fischer & Krecke Style

Check out the May 2001 issue for another story about F& K's gearless offerings (p. 41), The Missing Link: Plastics History Leads to Packaging."

The Trick Is in the Treat(ing)... MW Plastics' New Lab Can Help Solve Tricky Treating Issues

A Sherman Treater for in-line corona treatment has been commissioned recently at the new Marshall and Williams Plastics Lab/Pilot facility, Providence, RI.

Energy Fix Anyone? WPC Signs on as Introspect 2001 Sponsor

The Wisconsin Paper Council (WPC) has signed on as offical sponsor of Introspect 2001.

Rthel Is One of First to Comply with European GMP Directive

German producer of flexible packaging materials, Rüthel GmbH & Co. KG, is now compliant with the hygiene and quality standards set forth by the European Directive for GMP (Good Mfg. Practice).

Rotoflex to Launch Product Platforms at Label Expo Europe

Rotoflex International says it will launch its new "Millenium Vision," the PRO Series, which includes five product groups—Pro Inspect, Pro Vision, Pro Secure, Pro DieCut, and Pro Tech—for inspection, slitting, rewinding, die-cutting, and vision converting applications, at Label Expo.

Teknek Offering Web Guiding and Cleaning... All in One

INCHINNAN, SCOTLAND, U.K. The Web Guide Clean Machine (WGCM) enables printers to clean and guide their webs simultaneously. Co. says cleaning and guiding

Barco to Demo Prepress and Proofing Products at Print 2001

At the upcoming Print 2001 show in Chicago next month, Barco Graphics will bring together the three units that comprise its business: package printing, industrial printing, and commerical printing.

Agfa Expansion Brings Digital Platemaking to North America

Agfa is expanding its plate-manufacturing capacity in its existing Branchburg, NJ, facility.

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Need a New Press? A New Resin? Our Online Supplier Directory Can Help

PFFC's June Buyers Guide links you to the suppliers and manufacturers that help make your operation successful.

Converting Industry OEM Dri-Tec Announces New CEO/CFO David Kuehl

Dri-Tec, Inc, Milwaukee, WI, recently announced David Kuehl has purchased a majority interest in the co. from current owner Paul Gaspardo. According to the co., Kuehl will concentrate on operation and financial aspects of the business, serving as both the company's chief executive officer and chief financial officer.

W&H to Showcase Newest Printing Press/Equipment Upgrades at June Open House

Windmoeller & Hoelscher is hosting an open house at the manufacturer's Germany-based headquarters in Lengerich on June 19 and 20, 2001.

Ion Systems Slates Next Static Seminar for Early June

In order to educate web process engineers on the hazards of static electricity in hazardous areas, Ion Systems say it's hosting free seminars focusing on static neutralizing.

BST Pro Mark and Teknek Announce Marketing Alliance

BST Pro Mark and Teknek Announce Marketing Alliance CHICAGO, IL BST Pro Mark, Elmhurst, IL, and Teknek Electronics, Renfrewshire, Scotland, have signed

GretagMacbeth Offers Fundamentals of Color Workshops

In an effort to support education in color science, GretagMacbeth is sponsoring a national series of color workshops. Fundamentals of Color will address: color communication within a company's supply chain; resolving specific color issues; and establishing corporate color guidelines.

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