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

People

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

Elsner Engineering Update Website

Elsner Engineering Works has announced an update of its company website. The amount of information available has been greatly expanded

AWA Conferences Cover Hot Topics

CHICAGO, IL | The AWA Label Release Liner Industry Seminar, hosted by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., Amsterdam, Netherlands, was held September 13 at the

PMMI Economic Report Sees Growth

ARLINGTON, VA | The current economic recovery is sustainable, according to the Fourth Quarter 2010 Economic Outlook from the Packaging Machinery Mfrs.

People Making News in the Converting Industry

Gallus Printing Machinery Corp., Philadelphia, PA, appoints Steven Leibin sales manager. Charles Murray becomes president of North American Inks, Sun

Alpha Packaging Acquired by PPS

LOUISVILLE, KY | Protective Packaging Solutions (PPS) announces the acquisition of assets of Alpha Packaging of Cincinnati, OH, during a recent auction.

TLMI Awards: Challenges Met

Members of the Tag & Label Mfrs. Assn., Gloucester, MA, gathered in Boca Raton, FL, October 17-20 for an annual meeting themed Change, Challenges & Strategies

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