NEWS CLIPS

  • AccuWeb, Madison, WI, signs an agent agreement with G2 Process Solutions, Atlanta, GA, to provide sales coverage of its electronic edge detection and guide systems in Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina.

  • Glue Dots Intl., New Berlin, WI, reports literature and samples of its new line of MatrX adhesives can be requested online at www.matrx.com.

  • Mesirow Financial, Chicago, IL, acts as exclusive financial advisor to Prime Graphics, Wood Dale, IL, in its sale to Kollman Label & Packaging Group, Yardley, PA.

  • Channeled Resources Group, known for its release liner sales and recycling efforts, relocates its headquarters to 240 N. Ashland Ave., Ste. 130, Chicago, IL 60607; 312-733-4200.

  • Maxcess Intl., Camas, WA, launches an improved website at www.maxcessintl.com designed to enhance the user experience. A new “Ask Max” live chat feature allows immediate access to a Fife, MAGPOWR, or Tidland customer service representative.

  • DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers, Wilmington, DE, increases prices of various resin products $0.11-$0.22/kg effective March 1.

  • Heritage Packaging, Victor, NY, receives the Eastman 2009 Supplier Excellence Award from Eastman Chemical Co., Kingsport, TN. Heritage produces Eastman's vacuum bale kits.

  • Flexo Concepts, Plymouth, MA, opens a sales office in the UK to improve service and expand distribution channels in Europe for its line of anilox cleaning equipment and doctor blades. Paul Reeve will head the Manchester office.

  • Sealed Air, Duncan, SC, reports its Cryovac brand of packaging materials has received a Readers' Choice Gold Award from readers of Food Processing magazine.

  • The Orlando-based Printing Assn. of Florida announces the Graphics of the Americas Expo & Conference is moving to Orlando in 2011. The show is scheduled for February 24-26 at the Orange County Convention Center.

  • American Synthetics, Charleston, SC, and Exopack, Hoffman Estates, IL, will market domestically manufactured woven PP bags under the name Ameripack.

  • GMG Americas, Hingham, MA, a supplier of color management and proofing solutions, expands its reseller network in North America with the addition of Coast Paper, Vaughan, ON, Canada, and Spicers US, Santa Fe Springs, CA, both part of PaperlinX, Melbourne, Australia. The resellers will work through GMG's Quebec, Canada-based distributor, Sonor Graphics.

  • Fujifilm North America Corp., Valhalla, NY, reports Fujifilm Sericol USA will join its Graphic Systems Div. effective April 1 to facilitate greater collaboration and improve customer service.

  • BYK-Gardner USA, Columbia, MD, releases its 2010-11 catalog, which features new instruments for quality control.

  • The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI), Washington, DC, reports it has grown to 2,000 chain-of-custody certified locations.

  • Kompac Technologies, Somerville, NJ, celebrates 30 years in business serving the needs of the graphic arts industry.

  • A bilingual (English/Spanish) website for acpo, Oak Harbor, OH, is launched. The site, www.acpo.com, offers improved navigation for easy access to the company's line of self-wound overlaminate PP and PET film.

  • Sensor Products (SPI), Madison, NJ, announces an agreement with Flexpoint Sensor Systems, Draper, UT, for the development of a nip sensor and for SPI to market and distribute Flexpoint's Bend Sensors.

  • The Print and Graphics Scholarship Foundation, Pittsburgh, PA, reports the Illinois Board of Higher Education has approved a new Bachelor of Science degree in Graphic Communications at Illinois State Univ., Normal, IL. Students choose one of three concentrations: print media management, web media management, or packaging graphics.

  • A Lighting Section Guide to specify stroboscopic inspection lighting is available as a download from Unilux, Saddle Brook, NJ, at www.unilux.com.

  • The Industrial Blade Solutions Div. of Hyde Tools, Southbridge, MA, launches an enhanced website at www.hydeblades.com.

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