Converted Flex-Pack Report Is Out

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK | Europe's converted flexible packaging market declined by 3% in value terms to around e10.4 billion in 2009, equivalent to 44.2

Davis-Standard Equips New Jen-Coat Plant

WESTFIELD, MA | Packaging Solutions Holdings is planning a state-of-the-art, greenfield packaging plant in the Midwest (location not determined at presstime).

Green Color of Choice in Q2

MONTREAL, QC, CANADA | Ernst & Young Orenda Corporate Finance has issued its quarterly packaging recap for Q2 2010, noting that a key focus has been the

Experience Speaks: Larry Owen

Sr. VP, Adhesives & Polymers Div., Franklin Adhesives & Polymers Management style | Empowering Motto | If you're gonna be lucky, you have to think lucky

Year Finishes Upbeat

From the looks of things from my small window to the converting world, 2010 is finishing upbeat. If the co-located Pack Expo and CPP (Converting & Package

ICE Gets Social

BURLINGTON, MA | ICE USA is launching a social media network aimed at facilitating online conversations, sharing information, and fostering ideas within

Atlas Sold in MBO

BEDFORD, UK | Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. has been sold by Bobst Group in an MBO transaction. New Atlas directors and shareholders include Stephen

Degradable Plastics Trending Positive

CLEVELAND, OH | The degradable plastic industry is showing positive trends driven by continuing interest in environmental issues as well as the increasing

ISCST Connects Academia with Industry

ST. PAUL, MN | At the 15th biannual Symposium of the Intl. Society of Coating Science and Technology (ISCST), held September 12-15, opportunities flourished

Registration for drupa Looks Good

CHICAGO, IL | Exhibitors signing up for drupa 2012 are making some positive waves, according to event organizer Messe Dsseldorf. As registration approached

Harpers Honored

CHARLOTTE, NC | Ron and Katherine Harper of Harper Corp. of America received the Order of the Long Leaf Pine, an award given to North Carolinians with

AIMCAL Honors Technical Papers

FORT MILL, SC | The Assn. of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators bestowed 2010 John Matteucci Technical Excellence Awards for the top two


Maxcess Intl., Oklahoma City, OK, promotes Darrell Whiteside to sales manager, North America. Ron Schmidt is promoted to VP Asia Pacific, responsible

Patriot Funding Arranges New Wave Purchase of Solventless Laminator

Steven G. Clyne at Patriot Funding Corp. recently arranged the funding of a transaction on the order of several hundred thousand dollars (USD) for a Nordmeccanica solvent-free laminator for its client New Wave Converting Inc. in Southern California

SPE's EUROTEC 2011 Scheduled in Barcelona

The Society of Plastics Engineers (SPE) has reached an agreement with trade show organizer Fira de Barcelona to co-locate the first SPE EUROTEC plastics technical conference

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